This page highlights recent news and analysis on candidate debates from the international press.

United Kingdom:
English Publication Date: March 27, 2020 Source: The Daily Mail

However, with both the Conservatives and Labour preferring to see their leaders face off against each other, Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson could be squeezed out.

Spain:
Spanish Publication Date: March 27, 2020 Source: El Español

La principal diferencia respecto a los anteriores está en el número de contendientes. Santiago Abascal, aupado por los escaños obtenidos en abril, debuta este lunes. Íñigo Errejón, al no contar con representación parlamentaria, se queda fuera. La...

United Kingdom:
English Publication Date: March 26, 2020 Source: INEWS

The Liberal Democrats have threatened legal action against the channel after they were overlooked for the debate, with party leader Jo Swinson insisting that ITV: "cannot and should not exclude the only woman leader who is able to be the next...

United States:
English Publication Date: December 20, 2019 Source: The New York Times

Only 5 candidates, so far, have qualified for the next debate, which will be held on Jan. 14 in Des Moines. 

International:
English Publication Date: December 7, 2019 Source: Bloomberg

Algeria's first-ever presidential debate seems to have failed to persuade the country's pro-democracy protestors to take part in next week's election.

Macedonia:
Any Publication Date: December 4, 2019 Source: TV 24

Domestic and regional scholars are of the same opinion that pluralism allows for healthy discussion. But often a pluralistic approach is abused, so it is necessary to hold debates that adhere to the basic principles of discussion and are guided...

Dominican Republic:
Spanish Publication Date: November 29, 2019 Source: El Caribe

Es necesario que los candidatos a la Presidencia presenten al público votante sus propuestas y que lo hagan en foros públicos o en debates por televisión. Que debatan sin miedo porque así podrán despertar credibilidad.

United Kingdom:
English Publication Date: November 26, 2019 Source: The New European

The Brexit Party has dropped out of this Thursday’s leaders’ debate hosted by Channel 4, who the group say are too pro-Remain.

United Kingdom:
English Publication Date: November 23, 2019 Source: The New European

The limited support is likely to have come down to the fact the room were "balanced" based on the number of MPs each party has in the House of Commons, meaning even the SNP had more support in the room than the Lib Dems.

United Kingdom:
English Publication Date: November 23, 2019 Source: Metro

Political leaders can cope with confronting one another in exchanges of well-rehearsed soundbites; they can endure the most forensic grilling from professional interviewers; but faced with a Greek chorus whose pointed questions are supplemented...