""She has dedicated her life to improving the situation of people with intellectual disabilities and their parents in Lithuania and elsewhere.""Angelika Hild
"The bigger problem comes if the EC’s flawed approach becomes the basis for new global rules and norms around digital trade"Nigel Cory
Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
"Savita died because religious objections were given more value than her life."Shannon Kowalski and Susan Wood
International Women’s Health Coalition
""God willing, next year we will celebrate this event again, hoping that the reconstruction of the city will have progressed.""Najim al-Jibouri
Military Commander in Mosul
"“The substance is very stable. It can be washed away by rain, it can evaporate under the sun. But it won’t decompose.""Vladimir Uglev
""If we want the best for our children, we need to want the best for all our teachers too.""Małgorzata Kulesza
Teacher in Poland
"People in Europe worry about migration for sure. But their attitudes to it are complex and open to change"Benjamin Ward
Deputy Europe and Central Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
"If there is peace between Ethiopian and Eritrean people, the horn of Africa region will be a region of peace and development."
US Vice President Mike Pence calls New York Times report "disgraceful" and "fake news" after it alleges he is planning a 2020 presidential bid
The Asian nation holds its first-ever presidential runoff, after a campaign marred by corruption scandals.
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South Korea’s Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn has announced he will not run for president in an election scheduled for May 9.
Francois Fillon has changed his mind, he will press ahead with his presidential bid even if investigators charge him over claims his wife had a fake parliamentary…
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An electoral tribunal in Haiti has confirmed businessman Jovenel Moise as the country's new president
A call for election recounts in three US states has ended with just one being approved.
Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.
It is third time lucky for Ghana opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo.
Austria returns to the polls
Hollande refuses to stand in French presidential election
Campaigning ahead of Sunday run-off to see who will be France’s centre-right presidential nominee has turned into a war of words.
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