Uzbekistan votes in parliamentary polls

Uzbeks voted Sunday in parliamentary elections in the ex-Soviet Central Asian state where all four competing parties support President Islam Karimov.

French parliament votes to recognise Palestine as state

French National Assembly Tuesday voted for the recognition of a Palestinian state, a symbolic move aimed at rising diplomatic pressure to resolve decade-long peace process in the Middle East.

Israel cabinet votes on enshrining 'Jewish state' in law

Ministers were to vote on Sunday on a controversial proposal to anchor in law Israel's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, at the expense of its democratic character.

Divided Brazil votes for next president

After a dramatic, hard-fought race, Brazilians elect their next president on Sunday, weighing 12 years of social progress against a yearning for economic revival, and for change.

Modi got more votes than anyone in universe: Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron today said that he congratulated Narendra Modi for winning more votes than any other politician in the universe during his phone call after the "extraordinary" Indian election.

Peter Mutharika wins Malawi`s disputed presidential vote: Official

Peter Mutharika, the brother of Malawi`s former leader, was Friday declared winner of the country`s disputed presidential election after garnering 36.4 percent of the votes cast.

Malawi votes in close election under cloud of scandal

Malawians voted Tuesday in closely fought elections but polling was delayed by several hours in parts of the tiny and impoverished southern African nation, sparking anger among voters.

Congress taking our votes for granted: Muslim forums

Congress on Thursday came under strong criticism from two forums for Muslim intellectuals here after none of its central ministers turned up for a seminar organised by the latter last week in New Delhi.

Bengal panchayat polls: CPI(M) alleges malpractices in counting of votes at Burdwan, Howrah

As the ruling Trinamool Congress is on its way to capture majority of the gram panchayats in rural Bengal, the opposition CPI(M) alleged "large-scale malpractices" during counting of votes in Burdwan and Howrah districts.

French left votes for its presidential champion

Left-leaning French voters headed back
to the polls on Sunday to decide whether Francois Hollande or
Martine Aubry should take on Nicolas Sarkozy in next year`s
presidential election.

Thai election rivals in final push for votes

Thailand`s rival political camps launched a last-minute appeal for votes on the eve of a hard-fought election.

Nigeria starts counting of votes

Nigerian officials started counting of votes in state assembly elections.

Nigerians count presidential ballots; bomb hurts 8

A bomb exploded at a poor hotel hours after voters cast their ballots.

Nigerian vote in presidential elections

The poll will decide whether Prez Goodluck would continue for next 4 years.

Around 60 percent votes cast in Karnataka bypolls

Around 60 percent of close to five lakh voters Saturday cast their ballots in bypolls in three assembly constituencies of Karnataka, election authorities said.

Lok Sabha votes demands for grants for 2011-12

Lok Sabha on Wednesday voted
demands for grants to the tune of over Rs. 46 lakh crore for
fiscal 2011-12 without any discussion.

Clashes as UK parliament votes for student fee rise

Protesters attacked govt buildings after parliament voted to raise fees paid by university students in a vote which divided UK`s coalition govt.

Mahesh Bhatt seeks votes for Congress

Film-maker Mahesh Bhatt, who is
canvassing support for the Congress in Bihar, on Wednesday said he
was confident of the party faring well in the assembly

Afghan polls: One million votes may be nullified amid reports of fraud

In the wake of the preliminary results of the September 18 Afghan parliamentary elections having been postponed, interviews with Afghan and Western officials have indicated that fraud was pervasive in the elections.

Ethnically divided Bosnia votes on its EU future

Bosnian voters go to the polls to cast their ballot in the general elections that will help determine the pace of EU integration.