Macedonia votes in snap polls, presidential run-off

Macedonians vote for a new assembly and president Sunday in a poll expected to cement the conservatives` grip on power, despite a shaky economy and a stalemate in Skopje`s bid to join the EU.

Serbia votes in snap polls overshadowed by gloomy economy

Polling stations opened in Serbia`s snap polls on Sunday, with the ruling Serbian Progressive Party tipped to capitalise on a wave of public support after successfully opening EU membership talks.

Snap polls on the horizon, the big game begins

Will the General Elections be held before the scheduled 2014 date?

BJP rules out snap polls in Karnataka

Ruling out snap assembly polls in
Karnataka, BJP state President KS Eshwarappa said the party`s government would complete its full five-year term.

Mugabe to urge early elections at party conference

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe
will use his party`s annual conference on Friday to demand new elections.

Japan PM rules out snap polls after confidence vote

Japan`s new centre-left Prime
Minister Naoto Kan easily survived a no-confidence motion
on Wednesday and dismissed opposition calls for snap elections for
the powerful lower house of parliament.

Sri Lanka announces dates for snap parliamentary polls

As street violence broke out in the capital to protest the jailing of defeated Presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka today announced the dates for snap parliamentary polls which will be held on April 8.