Barack Obama creates history, votes early in US election

Barack Obama created history when he went to a polling booth in his home town of Chicago to cast his vote, over 12 days ahead of the November 06 elections.

Blast kills 17 as Iraqi troops, police vote early

Iraqi police officials say nine people have been killed in two suicide bombings, bringing the daily death toll in Iraq`s capital to 16 as hundreds of thousands across the country took part in early voting ahead of Sunday`s nationwide vote.