Slovaks vote in election haunted by journalist’s murder
Outrage galvanises opposition promising graft-busting changes to central European country.
Guinea-Bissau votes in presidential runoff to end turmoil
Two contenders promising better economic future in country wracked by poverty, instability, unemployment, corruption.
Iran official points to more open elections
President Hassan Rouhani asks council in charge of polls to vet candidates according to law.
Poll shows UK Tories headed for comfortable win
Conservative party looking at ‘best result since 1987’, according to one pollster.
Belarus polls under scrutiny as strongman reaches out to West
Rights group alleges Soviet-style election ritual, with opposition groups muzzled by President Lukashenko.
Opposition calls for annulment of Mozambique vote
Renamo accuses ruling party of violating a ‘cessation of hostilities agreement’ under August peace deal.
Afghan voters head to polls amid deadly violence
Security forces put Kabul in partial lockdown, wary of potential suicide attacks.
Israeli court bars ‘racist’ candidates from September poll
West Bank settler Itamar Ben-Gvir permitted to run, despite more than 50 arrests, picture of mass murderer on living room wall.
Umno will contest at least 80 seats in GE15, says Tok Mat
We are confident of winning nearly all of them, says no. 2 man.
Elections possible when half the population vaccinated, says Khairy
To achieve that by June, inocluation has to proceed at the rate of 150,000 jabs a day.
Snap polls now irresponsible, says Annuar Musa
Umno MP says it shows a hunger for power, insensitivity towards people’s suffering.
Mukhriz to file amendment bill to postpone general election
Jerlun MP proposes to amend constitutional article stating parliament must be dissolved at the end of five years.
Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election
Muslims, other minorities denied vote, say observers, as NLD party looks to reassert control.
Now not the time for elections, say youth groups
Covid-19 still raging, voters at risk as Sabah elections show.