Syria will hold presidential elections on May 26, with the incumbent Bashar al Assad widely expected to return for a third term in office.
Ahead of the May 1 election, Tasmania's Liberal premier and Labor leader have pledged they won't serve as premier in a minority government.
Preliminary results show Benin's President Patrice Talon has been re-elected with a majority of votes.
Ecuadorean banker Guillermo Lasso will take office on May 24 after winning a presidential run-off against leftist opponent Andres Arauz.
A combination of COVID concerns and apathy after decades of corruption and mismanagement have raised fears of a low turnout in Peru's presidential election.
Election promises have taken a back seat amid a slanging match between Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein and Opposition Leader Rebecca White over candidates.
A party in Greenland that opposes a rare earth mining project has become the biggest in parliament after securing more than a third of votes in a snap election.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has received a mandate from Israel's president to form a new government after an inconclusive election.
Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov looks to have a tough job ahead to form a government following a splintered election result.
Tasmania's Liberal and Labor parties are both flagging more health policy announcements in the lead up to the May 1 state election.
Bulgarians are set to vote amid a wave of COVID-19 infections and persistent concerns about graft in the European Union's poorest member state.
The leaders of both major Tasmanian political parties have announced their latest election promises, including football facility upgrades and school supports.
A voting company has launched a massive defamation lawsuit against Fox News, saying the network falsely claimed the company rigged the 2020 US election.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's prospects for another term look uncertain after the latest election results projected no clear path to victory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may have to cobble together an unlikely coalition that might include ultra-Orthodox, nationalist and Arab parties.
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Congo opposition presidential candidate Guy Brice Parfait Kolelas has died a day after the country's elections.
While the leading opposition candidate remains in hospital with COVID-19, Republic of Congo has pressed ahead with an election.
With his grip on power as firm as ever, analysts doubt any of President Denis Sassou Nguesso's opponents will unseat him in the Republic of the Congo election.
Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has set an early parliamentary election for June.
New Zealand Labour remains in a commanding position according to the first public political poll of 2021.
West Australian Premier Mark McGowan has set out his re-elected government's priorities after leading Labor to a bloodbath election victory.
Labor is on track to claim what could be the biggest parliamentary majority of any party in Western Australia's history in a dominant election showing.
A couple of weeks after foreshadowing a Liberal loss at the West Australian election, Opposition Leader Zak Kirkup has also lost his seat.
With the Liberal party facing a wipeout in the West Australian election, the role of official political opposition will likely fall to the Nationals.
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