Five key questions on Iraq`s election

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Key players in Iraq`s election

Five key questions about Iraq`s general election on Wednesday. 9,039 candidates from 277 political blocs are standing for a seat in the 328-strong parliament.

Sheikh Hasina asks Khaleda Zia to come down to streets

As the faceoff in Bangladesh between the two feuding begums intensified, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked opposition leader and Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chairperson Khaleda Zia to "come down to the streets" for carrying on her agitation.

Israel polls: Netanyahu expected to win third term

Israel`s hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is set to win a third term with a thumping mandate for his rightwing coalition in general elections amid voter apathy and disarray in centre-left parties.

Parliamentary election: Georgia`s president accepts defeat

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has admitted that his party has lost Georgia`s parliamentary election on Tuesday in a live TV show, according to the BBC reports.

Cong slams BJP for disrupting Parliament

Hitting out at the BJP for paralysing Parliament, Congress wondered why the opposition members contested elections if they were keen on activism.

Iran votes in parliamentary election

The parliamentary vote is expected to reflect a deepening power struggle between political and religious hardliners.

Virgin Mary`s belt arrives in Moscow before polls

The Cincture of the Virgin Mary was brought by Greek monks to Russia last month.

Benin votes in Parliamentary Election

President Boni Yayi looking to break the opposition`s grip on legislature.

Nationalist right set to surge as Finns vote

The last poll before the vote placed the True Finns in fourth place.

Saleh warns Yemen opponents of `political suicide`

Yemen Prez urged Opposition parties to take part in parliamentary polls.

Azeri ruling party wins poll marred by fraud claims

Victory will further President Ilham Aliyev`s grip on Azerbaijan.

Afghan candidates, lawmakers in new poll protest

No results have been declared nearly 7 weeks after Afghan Parliamentary polls.

First partial Afghan poll results released

Afghan officials released the first
partial results from last week`s parliamentary elections.

Afghan election more violent, less bloody than 2009: NATO

A total of 485 violent incidents took place, when Afghans went to the polls.

Slovak right wins Parliamentary Election

Centre-right parties won a majority, giving them a chance to oust the PM.

UK leaders make frantic final push for votes

Political leaders planned to campaign through the night on Tuesday in a final push for votes.

Bahrain rejects women`s quota in polls

Bahrain`s Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has rejected the quota system for women in the upcoming Parliamentary Election.

Parliamentary re-vote scheduled in 2 Lankan districts

Sri Lanka is to re-hold Parliamentary Elections on Tuesday in two districts where irregularities marred polling on April 08 during the nationwide voting, officials said on Monday.

UPFA win in Parliamentary poll `triumph of democracy`: Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has described the ruling coalition`s win in the Parliamentary Election as the "triumph of democracy" as supporters of his party and its allies took out victory rallies across the country.