Voters go to polls in Comoros ahead of 2016 presidential race

Voters went to the polls Sunday in the chronically unstable Indian Ocean archipelago of the Comoros in a parliamentary election seen as a test for former leader Abdallah Sambi, a Muslim populist poised to make a comeback.

Premier says Greek future in Europe hangs on election result

Greece`s prime minister warned Tuesday the financially-stricken nation may be forced out of the eurozone if January`s parliamentary election hands hard-left party Syriza power to reverse years of austerity measures.

New Ukraine Parliament to meet next week

The newly-elected Ukrainian Parliament will meet for the first time next week, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced here on Wednesday.

Ukraine Parliamentary election fair: Western observers

Ukraine`s snap parliamentary election was mostly fair, the leading group of Western observers said Monday.

Swedish PM announces resignation

Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt announced his resignation Sunday night amid disappointing results of his centre-right government in the 2014 parliamentary election.

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.