Iraq to hold postponed provincial polls in July

Iraq`s cabinet decided on Tuesday to hold provincial elections that were postponed in two provinces on July 4, a government statement said.

Sri Lanka`s ruling party wins local council polls

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa`s ruling UPFA on Sunday defeated the country`s main ethnic Tamil party.

Rajapaksa coalition scores victory in 3 provincial elections

Sri Lanka`s ruling UPFA on Sunday won key elections in three of the country`s nine provinces, including a victory in the Tamil and Muslim dominated eastern state that was once an LTTE stronghold.

Sri Lanka`s ruling combine sweeps provincial polls

Riding high on the victory
against LTTE, Sri Lanka`s ruling alliance led by President
Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday recorded a landslide victory in the
Southern Provincial Council elections.