In Armenia, the ruling Republican party of the country’s president is in the lead after legislative elections on Sunday.
Political horse-trading to begin as Bulgaria's veteran politician Boiko Borisov seeks to form a government after winning election
Results in Montenegro’s general election are pointing to a win for Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and his pro-Western, Democratic Party of Socialists.
A proposal by Germany's Bundesbank to raise the national retirement age to 69 by 2060 has sparked heated debate in the country.
Mariano Rajoy’s Popular Party may have won the most seats in Spain’s second general election in a little over six months, but it still falls short of the 176 needed for an outright…
For six months the Spanish have struggled in vain to form a new government after two new parties smashed the two-party system back in December. Having failed, voters now have to try again to elect a n
The political duopoly that has ruled Spain for decades has been broken as new parties split the vote in the country’s general election. Although
Poland’s new prime minister has been officially confirmed as Beata Szydlo from the right-wing Law and Justice party. In last month’s election the
A pious, pan-Islamist, moderate conservative, Ahmet Davutoğlu beat election predictions with a gentle style. In Konya Province, in the central
The streets of Diyarbakir are quiet, despite the result of Sunday’s general election in Turkey. It is marked contrast from the poll in June, when the
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for unity in Turkey and for the world to accept the election victory of the party he founded.
Egyptians voted on Tuesday in run-off elections after no clear winner emerged in the first round. Voter apathy and low turnout marked round one of
Poland’s opposition conservative Law and Justice party (PiS) has claimed a stunning victory in Sunday’s parliamentary election winning enough seats
Poland’s eurosceptic opposition claimed victory on Sunday (October 25) in a watershed election that risks putting the country at odds with its
Investors are hoping that whoever wins Turkey’s upcoming election will revive the country’s once-admired pace of growth and economic reform. The
Antonio Costa is more popular than the Socialist party that he leads. He goes into these elections enjoying the appreciation of Lisbon residents; he
Sri Lanka’s parliamentary elections could see the return to the political centre stage of its former strongman president Mahinda Rajapaksa. In
Sri Lankans have gone to the polls to elect a new parliament in a vote dominated by the possible comeback of the country’s former president. Mahinda
There have been angry scenes in Haiti as the country goes to the polls for legislative elections that have been repeatedly delayed since 2011. Police
After an almost four year delay, Haitians are set to vote on Sunday in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in a test of stability for
As Tehran’s political maneuverings begin in earnest ahead of February’s parliamentary elections. A group of ex-cabinet ministers and allies of former
Danes are voting in an election that polls suggest is too close to call. Less than one percent separates the ruling centre-left bloc, led by Helle
Danes are heading to the polls on Thursday in an election expected to go down to the wire. Ever since declaring elections last month, Prime Minister
On May 27, Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt called for a general election to be held on June 18. On that day, citizens from Denmark
Turkey’s AKP party suffered a tough night at the hands of the electorate as it lost its overall majority in the parliamentary elections. The ruling
He’s well-known for waving and likes to give the ‘thumbs up’. Looking for the ‘alternative vote’, the Conservative Party’s top man is campaigning on
Finland’s parliamentary elections have now been decided. with Centre leader Juha Sipilä‘s party taking 49 seats from a total of 200. He’s pledged to
There is a changing of the guard in Finland. The opposition Centre Party led by millionaire businessman Juha Sipila is the winner of parliamentary
There is a changing of the guard in Finland, with the opposition Centre Party winning parliamentary elections