An army general, a princess, and ten people who have changed their name to Thaksin - these are just a few of the 6,000 people who hope to run in Thailand's coming elections.
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On Thursday, Félix Tshisekedi took over as president of Congo. Though many questioned the election results, most people seem happy that Congo's leadership has been passed peacefully for the first time in 60 years.
At the moment, two different men say they are the president of Venezuela. The confusing situation is changing quickly as thousands of Venezuelans protest to remove longtime leader Nicolás Maduro.
In this article, NewsForKids.net looks at difficult political situations in three African nations, Gabon, Congo, and Madagascar.
Elections planned for today in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been delayed. This worries many people, since Congo's president has already been in power two years longer than he was supposed to be.
The US election yesterday drew more voters than any recent midterm. Republicans held the Senate, but Democrats took the House as people of different backgrounds won races in this election of "firsts".
On Tuesday, Americans will vote in what some people are calling "the most important election ever". Donald Trump is not up for election, but both sides say the election is about him.
Jair Bolsonaro was elected president of Brazil after winning a runoff election on Sunday. Mr. Bolsonaro got 55% of the vote. Fernando Haddad got just 44% of the vote.
Brazil held an election on Sunday. No one running for president got more than 50% of the vote, so there will be a "runoff" election on October 28.
After a week of challenges and sudden changes, Australia has a new prime minister. Malcolm Turnbull has been replaced by Scott Morrison.