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EU ministers to start voting Friday on candidate to head IMF

EU ministers to start voting Friday on candidate to head IMF

EU finance ministers will start voting Friday on a nominee to replace France's Christine Lagarde as the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the French Economy Ministry said.

Elections to sixth CMC to be held on Tuesday

Elections to sixth CMC to be held on Tuesday

Qatari voters will head to the polls to elect their representatives to the sixth Central Municipal Council.

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Voting in Turkey's local elections began on Sunday, with 57 million registered voters expected to cast their ballots in the country's 81 provinces.

Heavy rain delays some voting as drenched Fijians go to the polls

Heavy rain delays some voting as drenched Fijians go to the polls

Fijians went to the polls on Wednesday for only the second time since a 2006 coup, with former military strongman Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama confident of winning a second term ...

100,000 police deployed as volatile Indian state votes

100,000 police deployed as volatile Indian state votes

Tens of thousands of armed police were on duty Monday as a restive Indian state wracked by violence went to the polls.

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden votes

Far-right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria and continuing conflicts in Afghanistan and parts of Africa.

Zimbabwe presidential rivals both signal election win

Zimbabwe presidential rivals both signal election win

International observers urged the electoral commission to release the tally as soon as possible to avoid further violence.

Sierra Leone poll candidate plans legal challenge

Sierra Leone poll candidate plans legal challenge

The losing candidate in Sierra Leone's presidential election, Samura Kamara, said the voting was marred by fraud and he plans to launch a legal challenge to the result.

Kenya opposition warns of violence if 'forced election' held

Kenya opposition warns of violence if 'forced election' held

President Uhuru Kenyatta has won over 96% of votes counted so far, according to a local media tally of numbers released, but his second term mandate is weak with turnout below 35%.

3 killed in Kenya as protests prompt partial vote delay

3 killed in Kenya as protests prompt partial vote delay

The bloodshed stained Kenya's second presidential election in three months, worsening a fractious ballot that has been boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga and polarised east Africa's flagship democracy.

Slovenians vote at presidential election

Slovenians vote at presidential election

Slovenian citizens started voting Sunday in a presidential election in which incumbent head of state Borut Pahor was expected to be re-elected.

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage referendum

Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage referendum

The vote, expected to deliver a comfortable "yes" for independence, is not binding. However, it is designed to give Massoud Barzani a mandate to negotiate the secession.