Burkina Faso's junta chief on Tuesday signed a charter setting a three-year transition period before the country holds elections, an AFP journalist said, just over a month after he led a coup to overthrow the country's elected leader.
Can we be really hopeful that it was Donald Trump’s only term in the office, Iran Daily asked Peter Kuznick*, a professor of history. After all, the sentiments into which he tapped seem to be rather reinforced.
Japan goes to the polls for parliamentary elections on Sunday, just weeks after Fumio Kishida became prime minister, and with significant challenges at home and abroad in the forefront of the electorate's minds.
Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday urged Germans to give her conservative would-be successor Armin Laschet the vote to "shape Germany's future", in a last-ditch push ahead of the Sunday’s general elections.
Russia’s ruling United Russia party retained its parliamentary majority after the Central Election Commission (CEC) data showed the party secured 49.63% of the ballots on the party list to the State Duma (lower house of parliament).
Myanmar's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing on Sunday again promised new multi-party elections and said his government is ready to work with any special envoy named by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
U.N.-sponsored talks aimed at paving the way for elections in Libya in late December failed to find common ground, the deputy of the United Nations mission in Libya said on Friday night after weeklong talks near Geneva.