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Ethiopia delays referendum on new independent region

Members of the Sidama ethnic group must now wait several months longer for a referendum that could lead to the setting up of a new independent region

New Caledonia rejects independence from France

Some 18 000 kilometres from the French mainland, New Caledonia is home to a quarter of the world's known supplies of nickel

No ‘Brexit dividend’ for cash-strapped UK ― experts

Since the referendum, according to official data, economic growth has slowed to a snail's pace

Turkey: Referendum victory could hand power on a plate to President Tayyip Erdogan

Constitutional changes transform Turkey from a parliamentary system to an executive presidency with more powers

Britain to formally launch European Union exit on March 29

The state will become the first to leave the intergovernmental body after its citizens voted by a 52% majority to leave.

Kagame could rule until 2034 – if Rwandans vote yes

An amendment to the Constitution could allow Rwandan President Paul Kagame to run for a third seven-year term, based on the results of a referendum.

Gay poll: Irish could go either way

Surveys favour a yes vote in the referendum but activists fear the public may yet spring a shock defeat.

Scottish referendum: Youngest voters have their say

As the Scots vote on their independence, a photo essay shows first-time voters who will celebrate their birthdays on the day of the referendum.

Abyei vote count to determine Sudan or South Sudan status begins

Ballots have been counted in an unofficial referendum in the flashpoint Abyei region to decide if it lies in Sudan or South Sudan.

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