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Caracas (dpa) - The Venezuelan opposition won national elections by a landslide, the head of the election council said early Monday, with at least...

France's governing Socialist Party (PS) has announced the withdrawal of a further candidate in regional elections in an attempt to block a run-off victory...

Manila (dpa) - A crime-fighting, tough-talking mayor in the southern Philippines topped the latest opinion poll for candidates in the May presidential election,...

Argentinian president-elect Mauricio Macri said Monday that he will focus his efforts on ending foreign exchange controls, boosting economic growth and fighting corruption and...

Few Egyptians were showing up on Monday to vote in the final day of parliamentary elections that are expected to be led by backers...

Centre-right opposition candidate Mauricio Macri won the presidential runoff Sunday in Argentina and hailed a new era after 12 years of government by the...

Cairo (dpa) - The Egyptian government said Sunday it would give public employees half a day off to boost low voter turnout during the...

Polling stations opened in Argentina Sunday in a run-off election to select the country's next president, marking the end of the Kirchner era.Whoever the...

Egyptians headed to the polls on Sunday for the second and final round of voting in the country's first parliamentary elections since the army's...

Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri of the centre-right opposition has emerged as the favourite to succeed Argentinian President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. He had...

Official election results Friday confirmed that Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party had won a parliamentary majority in Myanmar's historic polls, exactly five years...

Myanmar's National League for Democracy (NLD) are just two seats short of an overall majority, according to latest poll results released late Thursday. According...

Myanmar's President Thein Sein congratulated the country's democratic opposition leader on Wednesday for her party's victory after the country's first openly contested elections in...

Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) consolidated its lead in the weekend's historic elections Tuesday as observers urged the authorities to hasten the...

The conservative Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) looked set to win the most seats in Sunday's parliamentary elections, taking 60 out of 151, but a...

Prime Minister Zoran Milanovic's handling of Croatia's ongoing migrant influx was put to the test on Sunday as voters headed to the polls for...

Voters across Myanmar formed long lines Sunday to take part in an election pitting the army-backed establishment against an opposition led by Aung San...

There are 12 long months to go until Americans choose their next president, but the crowded field of candidates has a much earlier date...

Myanmar's incumbent President Thein Sein promised to respect the result of Sunday's election no matter the outcome. In a nationally televised speech late Friday,...

The shadow of military intervention still looms large over Myanmar's electorate despite the first openly contested polls in over two decadesAung San Suu Kyi...

Businessman Jovenel Moise finished first in Haiti's presidential election but fell short of a first-round victory, election authorities announced late Thursday in Port-au-Prince.Moise, the...

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reiterated Thursday that she would rule the country if her National League for Democracy (NLD) wins the...

In Croatia the same two major parties are running at the top, promising the same feats but not defining how they will accomplish them,...

Myanmar's upcoming election will be the first genuinely contested poll for 25 years. With little to compare it to in modern times, questions remain...

In June, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appeared to have taken the biggest hit of his career after his party lost the ability to...

Turkey's Islamic-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) reclaimed its majority in parliamentary elections Sunday, according to state broadcaster TRT, with 96 per cent of...

Polls closed Sunday in Turkey's second general election this year, with citizens anxiously awaiting results which will determine if the ruling Justice and Development...

Yangon (dpa) - Security concerns have increased for Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi ahead of a campaign rally at the weekend in...

A vote on a new constitution that would enable the re-election of Bolivian President Evo Morales and a term lasting until the year 2025...

Dar es Salaam (dpa) - The Tanzanian ruling party's candidate John Magufuli, 56, has won the presidency with 58 per cent of the vote,...

The top Republican presidential candidates on Wednesday dug into government spending, debt and taxation during the party's third presidential debate.The 10 leading candidates out...

Incumbent Alassana Ouattara was re-elected as the president of Ivory Coast after this weekend's elections, news reports said early Wednesday.He received 83.7 per cent...

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson pulled ahead of businessman Donald Trump in a national opinion poll for the first time Tuesday, as political outsiders maintain...

The nationalist conservatives have won Poland's parliamentary elections. Is the country about to witness not only a change of government but also a fundamental...

Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri, widely regarded as the symbolic winner of the first round of Argentina's presidential election despite coming second to ruling-party...

Argentina's presidential poll was headed for a run-off vote as early counts Sunday showed the ruling party unexpectedly neck-and-neck with the opposition in the...

- Former television personality Jimmy Morales obtained a resounding win in Guatemala's presidential run-off Sunday, according to preliminary official results.With almost 96 per cent...

Warsaw (dpa) - Poles have voted in favour of change and a move to the right, with exit polls Sunday showing the conservative opposition...

Polling stations have closed in Haiti after a day of voting for a new president and parliament in the hope of ending a months-long...

Tanzanians voted Sunday in tightly contested presidential and parliamentary elections, with a chance that the ruling party could be ousted for the first time...

Moscow (dpa) - Ukrainians across the country headed to the polls on Sunday for regional elections expected to test the pro-Western federal government's grip...

Ivorians were voting Sunday amid tight security in presidential elections that look set to re-elect incumbent Alassana Ouattara. Just five years after poll violence...

Poland heads to the polls Sunday in an election that will decide if it wants to keep a government run by the Civic Platform,...

Almost six years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the Caribbean country remains plagued by crisis. On Sunday, Haiti is to elect a successor for...

Argentinians head to the polls Sunday with ruling-party candidate Daniel Scioli the clear front-runner. But the next president will bring at least a name...

Former US senator Jim Webb quit the 2016 Democratic presidential race Tuesday, citing differences with the left-leaning party and raising the possibility of mounting...

Montreal (dpa) - Canada's Liberal Party beat the incumbent Conservatives of Stephen Harper, election results showed Tuesday."The Canadians have chosen change - real change,"...

A growing, hardline Buddhist movement led by radical monks is stoking racial and religious hatred as Myanmar takes faltering steps toward pluralistic democracy after...

Polling stations were all but deserted Monday on the second day of Egypt's long-delayed parliamentary elections, despite attempts by authorities to boost voter turnout.The...

Cairo (dpa) - Small numbers of Egyptians are turning out to vote Monday, the second day of long-delayed parliamentary election, amid attempts by authorities...