Greece voted Sunday in a crucial general election that could bring the radical Syriza party to power and present the strongest challenge yet to austerity policies for struggling European Union nations.
Japan early on Sunday strongly criticised a recording purporting to announce the execution of a Japanese citizen held by Islamic State militants and demanded the immediate release of another captive depicted as appearing on the image.
The BCCI top brass on Thursday remained tightlipped about the Board's future course of action after the Supreme Court's barred its sidelined President N Srinivasan from contesting any election on grounds of conflict of interest.
Sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan refused to comment following the Supreme Court's decision Thursday to bar him from contesting the election for the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency due to a "conflict of interest".
The Supreme Court Thursday said sidelined BCCI president N. Srinivasan cannot contest election for the Indian cricket board's governing body presidency as long as he is involved in a "conflict of interest" situation as an owner of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK).
Croatians cast ballots today to elect a president in a tight run-off between incumbent centre-left Ivo Josipovic and conservative Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, both pledging to help kickstart the newest EU member's ailing economy.
Sri Lankans turned out in large numbers Thursday, shrugging off some reports of voter intimidation to vote in the island`s tightest election in decades as President Mahinda Rajapakse battles for survival.
Sri Lanka`s election commission said Wednesday it is investigating claims that troops are being deployed in the Tamil-dominated north before a closely-fought presidential vote that has already been marred by violence.
Just a week before the crucial presidential election in Sri Lanka, President Mahinda Rajapaksa suffered yet another blow with the defection of a deputy minister to the opposition, bringing to 25 the number of ruling party lawmakers who have switched allegiance.
Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras faces a vote in parliament on Monday that will decide whether the country goes to snap elections that could bring the leftwing Syriza party to power and derail an international bailout.
Money generated from scams has begun to play a role in the polling process in India while the need for funds for election is the root cause of corruption, former chief election commissioner SY Quraishi said Saturday.