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Albanians take to the streets calling for fresh election
Violence erupted as thousands of Albanian protesters demanded an early election. The political crisis is seen as a threat to the country's aspirations of joining the European Union.
Trump threatens Venezuela with 'military option'
12 Aug 2017
President Donald Trump on Friday threatened a military intervention in Venezuela, a surprise escalation in Washington's response to Venezuela's political crisis.
Gambia crisis ends as Yahya Jammeh leaves for exile
22 Jan 2017
After 22 years in power, Gambia's former ruler Yahya Jammeh has left the country, ending a political crisis that lasted for more than a month.
Deal reached to end DR Congo political crisis
2 Jan 2017
The government and opposition parties in the DR Congo clinch a hard-won deal over President Joseph Kabila's fate, ending a political crisis that sparked months of deadly unrest
Venezuela lawmakers vote to put President Maduro on trial
26 Oct 2016
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro accuses the opposition-majority legislature of staging a 'parliamentary coup' after lawmakers vote to put him on trial amid a tense political and economic crisis.
Rio 2016: Protests cloud Olympic Games build-up
5 Jul 2016
With one month to go until the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, public workers have been protesting over unpaid wages, there are concerns about the Zika virus and Brazil’s wider political crisis.
Brazil lawmakers give green light to Rousseff impeachment trial
18 Apr 2016
Brazilian lawmakers authorize impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff in a rowdy, circus-like showdown that plunged Latin America's biggest country into profound political crisis.