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Polls open in Syrian local elections: state media

Polls open in Syrian local elections: state media

Voting began across government-controlled parts of Syria on Sunday for the war-ravaged country's first local elections since 2011, state news agency SANA said.

Azerbaijan strongman set to win polls boycotted by opposition

Azerbaijan strongman set to win polls boycotted by opposition

Azerbaijanis voted on Wednesday in a snap presidential election boycotted by the main opposition parties and set to extend the autocratic rule of President Ilham Aliyev.

Hungarians are electing their 'future,' Orban says, as polls open

Hungarians are electing their 'future,' Orban says, as polls open

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban called on Hungarians to vote Sunday morning, saying they were electing their ‘future,’ as polls opened for parliamentary elections.

Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

Putin eyes fourth term as Russians go to polls

Russians voted Sunday in an election set to hand President Vladimir Putin a fourth Kremlin term, as the country is embroiled in a crisis with Britain and its allies over a spy poisoning.

Turkish parliament passes controversial voting law

Turkish parliament passes controversial voting law

After parliament's Deputy Speaker Aysenur Bahcekapili announced the voting result, a brawl erupted between nationalist lawmakers and those from the main opposition.

Indian state party threatens to quit Modi alliance ahead of 2019 polls

Indian state party threatens to quit Modi alliance ahead of 2019 polls

An Indian political party has threatened to end an alliance with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party in a dispute over concessions to lure investors to a southern state ...

Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator in polls

Pakistan elects first female Dalit senator in polls

The surprise victory of opposition candidate Krishna Kumari Kohli in the Senate election stirred a wave of optimism on social media.

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

India's ruling party emerges stronger after polls in northeast

India's ruling Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) on Saturday consolidated its position in the country's northeast after a landslide election victory in Tripura, ending 25 years of communist rule in the state.

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

Powerful typhoon drenches Japan, soaks voters as they trudge to polls

Tens of thousands across Japan were advised to evacuate, hundreds of flights were cancelled and rail services disrupted as heavy rain and wind lashed a wide swathe of Japan on Sunday ...

New Zealand polls close after nail-biting race, record numbers vote in advance

New Zealand polls close after nail-biting race, record numbers vote in advance

New Zealanders went to the polls on Saturday after the most hotly contested race in recent history, with changes to the country's openness to migration and trade and the central bank's approach ...

Georgia ruling party scores win in disputed polls

Georgia ruling party scores win in disputed polls

Georgia's ruling party has scored a landslide win in disputed parliamentary polls, official results showed on Monday, as the main opposition cried fraud.

Somalia sets presidential vote for October 30

Somalia sets presidential vote for October 30

Somalia will hold a delayed presidential vote on October 30 with parliamentary polls starting next month, an official statement sent to AFP Monday said ...