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Benin announces definitive results in polls with no opposition
3 May 2019
Benin's Constitutional Court announce the definitive results of its parliamentary polls, which was held without any opposition candidates, following two days of angry post-election violence in which at least two people died.
Opinion: Thailand's opposition has gambled and lost
10 Mar 2019
Days before Thais are set to go to the polls, the nation's constitutional court dissolved a major opposition party. It's a decision in favor of the military and the royal family, says Rodion Ebbighausen.
South Africa's ruling to legalize Dagga: one month on
22 Oct 2018
In Africa, three countries have liberalized their cannabis laws. Medical marijuana is legal in Zimbabwe and Lesotho. And a month ago, South Africa's Constitutional Court ruled that people could smoke "Dagga" – as it's known there – in private.
South Korea's Park Geun-hye removed from office
10 Mar 2017
South Korean President Park Geun-hye is removed from office after the country's Constitutional Court upheld her impeachment over a wide-ranging corruption scandal.