Corruption and the need for economic growth are the main campaign issues as Malawi goes to the polls Tuesday for a presidential election that pits the incumbent against his own vice president as well as the country's main opposition party.
Sudan's ruling military council is meeting with protesters on Sunday to discuss the country's political transition after talks were halted for three days while roads were cleared outside the main sit-in in the capital, Khartoum.
Swiss media were reporting that early exit polls Sunday show that voters approved a measure to strengthen Switzerland's gun laws, bringing the Alpine country in line with many of its European partners over the objections of many law-abiding gun aficionados.
Former CIA Director John Brennan will speak with Capitol Hill Democrats about the situation in Iran amid concerns over the Trump administration's actions in the region. Brennan, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump, has been invited to a private caucus meeting Tuesday. That's according to people familiar with the private meeting. The invitation to Brennan offers counterprogramming to the Trump administration's closed-door briefing for lawmakers, which is planned for the same day.
A jubilant Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison vowed Sunday to get straight back to work after a shock election victory by his conservative government that has left bewildered voters wondering how they were taken by surprise.
Cheered by thousands of supporters in Bolivia's coca-growing Chapare region, President Evo Morales began his campaign for his third consecutive re-election Saturday amid opposition assertions the constitution prohibits him from running again.
A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday.