Mexico's next president won a landslide in Sunday's election promising to tackle corruption, violence — and Donald Trump.
Veteran politician Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador wins after promising to tackle corruption and the drug cartels.
The two would-be successors to President Santos could be more different from each other.
Italy's new government is set to be sworn in on Friday. Alongside Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Matteo Salvini, leader of The League, will serve as Interior Minister; Luigi Di Maio, leader of Five-Star, will be Minister of Industry and Labour
Sunday’s vote is overshadowed by the fragile peace deal with the FARC rebel group, and by political and economic chaos in neighbouring Venezuela.
Muntazer al-Zaidi, jailed after hurling his shoes at the ex-US president in Baghdad in 2008, says he is campaigning in this month’s Iraqi elections.
After Ilham Aliyev triumphed in Azerbaijan’s presidential election this week, we looked at how his winning 86.1% vote share compared with the rest of Europe.
Ruling party's beaten candidate cries foul amid allegations of fraud in tight run-off, which saw a 51-49% split.
Support for gay marriage helped the centre-left candidate triumph over his more conservative rival
It’s thought to be the earliest any incumbent US president has officially declared his re-election campaign.
Evangelical singer Fabricio Alvarado Munoz will face-off against unrelated ex-government minister Carlos Alvarado Quesada
Russian bots retweeted Donald Trump almost half a million times in the run-up to the US presidential elections
Voters go to the polls today and tomorrow, facing a clear choice between incumbent Milos Zeman and his challengers
George Weah has won Liberia's presidential run-off election with 61.5 percent of votes from 98.1 percent of ballots cast, says the election commission.
Boakai is a known quantity, while Weah is the people's champion, even if his lack of experience is an obstacle.
Opinion polls say conservative will win first round, but have to fight a run-off vote to be president again.
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected and will serve a second and final five-year term as president.
Opposition leader Raila Odinga's claims that Tuesday's general election was rigged has sparked upheaval in Kenya
The victory gives Kagame, already in power for 17 years, a third term
Rwandan President Paul Kagame looks set for a third term as the country votes for a new president.