A second election has brought Malawi a new president - Lazarus Chakwera, who took nearly 60% of the vote. In Poland, the lack of a clear winner in Sunday's voting means the country will hold a runoff election on July 12.
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In today's news roundup, a street just across from the White House is renamed "Black Lives Matter Plaza", and Ex-Vice President Joe Biden earns enough delegates to become the Democratic candidate for US president.
After three elections and a year of political confusion, Israel will finally have a new government. Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main opponent, Benny Gantz, have agreed to form a "unity government" together.
South Korea held a national election on Wednesday in spite of the coronavirus. The election results were a huge success for President Moon Jae-in's Democratic Party, largely because of the way the government has handled the coronavirus crisis.
On Wednesday, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the Democratic race for president of the United States. His exit means that Joe Biden is almost certain to be the Democrat who will face Donald Trump in November's election.
The coronavirus pandemic has had a striking effect on the presidential election in the United States, completely changing the way the election seemed to be heading, and leaving the future uncertain.
Governments around the world are encouraging people to stay home in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. But governments with elections planned face a difficult choice: should they let people vote, or delay elections?
On Tuesday, Joe Biden had another big victory in the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. Six more states held primary elections yesterday, and Mr. Biden won four of the largest states.
On Monday, two different men were sworn in as president of Afghanistan, bringing political confusion to the country at a time when it most needs a stable government.
In the last two days, ex-mayor Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota have dropped out of the race to become the Democratic candidate for president. The news is expected to be a big help to Joe Biden.