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Cameroonian President Paul Biya speaks during the regional security summit on Boko Haram threat to African security in Abuja, on May 14, 2016. Regional and Western powers were urged to do more to stop the threat from Boko Haram, as the UN voiced concern about its ties to the Islamic …

Cameroon’s 85-Year-Old President Wants a 7th Term as Massacres Grow

The U.S. State Department on Monday condemned the release of a video appearing to show soldiers in Cameroon killing a woman and infant, among others. As President Paul Biya, 85, prepares to run for a seventh term as president, foreign governments and human rights organizations are increasingly sounding the alarm on growing violence between French and English speakers in the country.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gives a referendum victory speech to his supporters at the Presidential Palace on April 17, 2017 in Ankara Turkey. Erdogan declared victory in Sunday's historic referendum that will grant sweeping powers to the presidency, hailing the result as a 'historic decision. 51.4 per cent per cent …

Expanded Powers Up for Grabs in Turkey Election

ANKARA, Turkey — The winner of Sunday’s presidential election will be the first Turkish head of state to govern with expanded powers after constitutional changes were approved in April 2017.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., takes questions from reporters about the massive government spending bill moving through Congress, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 22, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Speaker Paul Ryan Will Not Run for Re-Election

“This morning Speaker Ryan shared with his colleagues that this will be his last year as a member of the House,” Buck said in a statement to reporters. He confirmed that Ryan would serve out his full term and retire in January.

Campaign caravan of Brazil's da Silva shot at; no one hurt

Brazil: Leftist Presidential Frontrunner Attacked with Gunfire as Court Rejects Corruption Appeal

Brazil’s leftist former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva lost a final appeal on his corruption conviction that could soon land him in prison and keep him out of the 2018 presidential race. While still a heavy favorite to win, signs of opposition are starting to grow, including recent eggings at campaign stops and gunfire aimed at his campaign convoy on Tuesday.

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Hungary to Hold General Election this April

BUDAPEST (AFP) – Hungary will hold general elections on April 8, the president said Thursday, with controversial right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban tipped to win a third consecutive term.

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Italian Government Sets Election for March Fourth

MILAN (AP) — The Italian government has set March 4 as the date for the next parliamentary election, formally launching what is shaping up to be a bruising campaign.

Supporters cheer as they wait for President-elect Donald Trump to give his acceptance speech during his election night rally, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

November 8, 2016: The Untold Story of Breitbart’s Election Night

November 8, 2016, was a historic day as President Donald Trump pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in modern history. But many of the details were lost in the crazy development of the late-night and early morning hours. We asked our Breitbart News staff to share some of their election night memories with our readers.