Following the reorganization of civil parishes, the third-level administrative subdivision in Portugal, as part of the structural adjustments to bail out the sovereign debt crisis in 2013, the number of parishes across the country was reduced from 4,259 to 3,091
The Socialist Party led by incumbent prime minister Antonio Costa secured a decisive victory while the far-right Chega party made significant gains
The incumbent president from the center-right Social Democratic Party was re-elected with an overwhelming majority in the presidential elections held on Sunday, securing 60% of the total votes
Left-wing and progressive sections in Romania are concerned about the socio-economic policies of the incipient right-wing coalition government, which is likely to be voted in on November 4
The organizers of the rally claimed that it was the largest demonstration in the city since the reunification of Germany in 1990.
The march took place on the first anniversary of a violent police crackdown on anti-corruption protests in the country last year. They demanded a change in the government