"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
"Elections come and go but Gambia remains. There are rules governing the campaign and all aspiring candidates have the rules."
""It was a case like that. It opened like this. And the money was inside.""
French tycoon and politician Serge Dassault is being investigated in connection with an alleged vote-rigging scandal.
Dassault is head of Dassault
Long-serving Cambodian prime minister Hun Sen has been voted in for another five years.
Members of the ruling party voted to extend Hen’s term, who
The president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, has been sworn in for another five year term.
The 89 year old is the oldest leader in Africa
Africa’s oldest president has secured a further five years in office. Robert Mugabe, 89, has won 61 percent of Zimbabwe’s presidential vote
Iran is a country where the ruling class seems to thrive on hostility to the west and where much of the population is repressed, and living in dire
Winners of Sunday’s parliamentary election in Bulgaria, the centre-right GERB party, want the result cancelled because of possible irregularities
Bulgaria goes to the polls today amid voter apathy and claims of fraud. On the eve of the election protesters gathered outside the country’s
Initial indications are that Egyptians have given their backing to a controversial new constitution.
The first round of voting in a referendum on
Opposition leaders in Ukraine are urging their supporters to stay on the streets and protest, claiming the recent election was rigged by the
There is confusion over the counting of votes in many key regions in Ukraine, several days after the parliamentary elections there.
Accusations of electoral fraud continue to be levelled following Sunday’s election in Ukraine.
A district office in Kiev was blocked on Tuesday
Ukrainian President Victor Yanukovich’s ruling party looked set to secure a parliamentary majority on Monday, despite international monitors
A European team monitoring Ukraine’s election on Sunday says the country has taken “a step backwards” compared with the 2010 presidential vote.
An online poll to elect members of an opposition council in Russia has been extended until Monday night.
It comes after claims that the system was
What is being billed as Russia’s largest ever internet election is said to have been attacked by hackers.Critics of President Vladimir Putin are
Turnout has reportedly been low in the Russian local and regional elections, but that has not stopped President Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party
Enrique Pena Nieto can now be sworn in as Mexico’s new president following a ruling by the country’s election tribunal.
Seven judges decided that
On the latest stage of her African tour, Hillary Clinton has urged Kenya to hold free and fair elections and to be a role model for the
The decision by Egypt’s Supreme Court to dissolve parliament has led to fears that elements of the old regime are trying to cling onto power.
Ali Laskri, the leader of the Algerian opposition Socialist Front Forces, has given his damning verdict on the country’s parliamentary election.