East and West have clashed over the result, with Moscow backing the former prime minister and the EU and the USA supporting the social-democrats.
Former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov makes a comeback over the Socialists in Bulgaria's parliamentary vote, exit polls suggest.
Bulgaria's snap parliamentary election seems likely to result in a fragile coalition and could threaten relations with its EU partners.
Bulgaria heads to the ballot box this Sunday for snap parliamentary elections which are predicted to go down to the wire.
As the parliamentary elections in Germany creep closer, the traditionally left-leaning Green Party has announced two centrists will lead them to the vote.
Romanians re-elected the Social Democrats (PSD) to power on Sunday (December 11), just over a year since the party’s corruption-tainted former leader Victor Ponta stepped down after the deadly Buchare
There has been a surprise result in Lithuania’s general election with political newcomers the Peasant and Green Union claiming victory.
The ruling Social-Democrats are fighting for survival after the election campaign was dominated by scandals and pledges to raising living standards.
Early exit polls put the party of prime minister Georgy Kvirikashvili ahead with around 50% of the vote.
Polls suggest the ruling Georgian Dream Party is on track to win, but there is also strong support for the opposition United National Movement. Both want to join the EU and NATO, however, the ruling p
Voter apathy in Jordan could be an opportunity for the country's re-branded Islamists to make gains
Russia goes to the polls on Sunday to elect the Duma, the lower house of the federal parliament.
Serguei Doubine interviews Denis Volkov from the Levada-Center, a Russian independent, non-governmental polling and sociological research organisation, about the upcoming election.
Croatia's conservative Democratic Union party (HDZ) unexpectedly wins the country's snap election, but has insufficient seats to form a government.
Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.
The Conservative Croatian Democratic Union – or HDZ – is set to get the most seats in the country’s parliamentary elections.
The German chancellor admits she is unhappy about the results of Sunday's regional election. But which way now for the CDU?
Australian Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull has been campaigning hard ahead of a general election that’s too close to call.
Croatian lawmakers have voted to dissolve parliament, paving the way for a snap election.
Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called a surprise early election on July 2. He used a rare political tool to dissolve
Nine weeks of political paralysis in Ireland have been broken with a landmark deal between its two big rival parties. Fine Gael is now set to form a
Moderate and centrist allies of Iran’s reformist President Hassan Rouhani have won the second round of parliamentary elections, taking more than 30
Voters in Iran voted in a second round of parliamentary elections on Friday (April 29). There are 68 remaining seats to fill. The remaining seats
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has announced an early parliamentary election is to be held on June 5. The decision follows months of
For the first time in 16 years, South Korea’s ruling conservative party has lost control of parliament. The centre-right Saenuri Party of President
Voting is underway in Iran. The election will shape the future of Iran for at least a decade. Hardliners and moderate candidates are vying for seats