Lawmakers from Wednesday will vote for a new Greek president in a ballot that will lead to snap general elections if they fail -- putting on the line years of efforts to turn around an economy in crisis.
French lawmakers voted Tuesday in favour of recognising Palestine as a state, sparking an immediate angry reaction from Israel which said such "unilateral measures" would harm efforts towards Middle East peace.
British Prime Minister David Cameron`s government came under fire in parliament on Monday for apparently backing out of a vote on joining an EU-wide arrest warrant system under a threat of rebellion by eurosceptic lawmakers.
Separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in controversial, Russian-backed leadership elections that Kiev and the West have refused to recognise and which threatened to deepen an international crisis over the conflict.
Actress and former beauty queen Dia Mirza, who is set for her wedding to long time beau Sahil Sangha at a ceremony here later this week, missed her chance to cast her vote in the Maharashtra assembly elections Wednesday. She says had it not been for her D-Day, she wouldn't have skipped voting.
On a day when the state of Maharashtra gears up to cast its vote, our Bollywood celebrities too are not shying away from exercising their right to vote. Several stars took to micro-blogging site Twitter to announce and urge people to come and vote. Let's take a look at who all voted on this big day:
For a change, Lionel Messi will not be in contention for the 2013/14 UEFA Best Player in Europe Award. The Argentine failed to make the cut in the three-men final. However, his familiar foes in Cristiano Ronaldo and Arjen Robben are vying to win the award for the first time. But the presence of German Iron-hand, Manuel Never will make the contest an intriguing one.
Iraq`s Kurds will hold an independence referendum within months, their leader Massud Barzani said on Tuesday, as the region reels under a brutal offensive by Sunni jihadists who have declared an Islamic caliphate.