First Past the Post: November 28

An update on Mauritania’s politics, with the return of president Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz following his treatment for a gunshot wound last month.

Plan C for Greece.

Who knows why Ahn Cheol-soo does anything anymore?

Even after Oslo, no one said peace in Colombia would be easy.

Eric Pape’s tour de force on the French right’s civil war — the UMP fight between François Fillon and Jean-François Copé.

The UMP may hold a referendum on whether to re-run the leadership vote.

Egypt’s constitution is set to go to a vote on Thursday.

More backsliding in Hungary.

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert backs Kadima, while former Kadima leader Tzipi Livni is forming a new party to launch her political comeback.

Boris Johnson takes India.

Catalunya’s Republican Left, the second-place winner in Sunday’s election, will not join a formal coalition with Artur Mas’s CiU, but will provide support for Mas’s government.

On the rift between Nigeria’s president and its former president.

On the eve of his inauguration, Mexico’s president-elect Enrique Peña Nieto is ready for his North American close-up.

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