Latin America

Venezuela opposition rejects election results

Democratic Unity demands complete audit of the 23 governor races and calls for supporters to take to the streets.

Venezuela opposition rejects election results

Politics

Kyrgyz leader's protege leads in presidential elections

Preliminary results show the outgoing president's chosen candidate winning a surprise outright victory.

Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll

Europe

Will Austria elect EU's youngest leader?

Parliamentary poll could see young conservative beat the far right at its own game with a tough refugee policy.

Elections

Kyrgyzstan to elect new president in historic poll

Outgoing president Almazbek Atambayev to step down as former prime ministers expected to compete in runoff vote.

Kyrgyzstan to elect new president in historic poll

Elections

Japan elections: Vote scheduled for October 22

Japan will go to the polls in a week, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an early election.

Opinion

In Austria, the problem is not the far-right party

The problem is the right-wing swing of the major establishment parties.

Farid Hafez

by Farid Hafez

Farid Hafez

Opinion

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Feminist icon or femocrat?

Was Liberia's outgoing President Sirleaf really an "international feminist icon" or did she fail African women?

Adama Juldeh Munu

by Adama Juldeh Munu

Adama Juldeh Munu

Opinion

Putin vs Navalny: The street will decide

The presidential race in Russia has started and its outcome will be determined in the streets.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Opinion

The German shake-up: Rocky road ahead for Angela Merkel

After Sunday's election, it's time to bury any illusions about Merkel's supposed role as 'the leader of the free world'.

Thorsten Benner

by Thorsten Benner

Thorsten Benner

Africa

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

President Uhuru was declared the winner of the August elections but the Supreme Court ordered the vote annulled.

Kenya police ordered to investigate election officials

Asia Pacific

New Zealand election ends in stalemate

Coalition government to be formed after ruling National Party wins most seats, but falls short of a clear-cut majority.

New Zealand election ends in stalemate

UpFront

Can Raila Odinga win Kenya's re-election?

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on contesting presidential election results again and why this year is different.

Elections

What Germany's refugees think about the elections

"This election will affect my future ... Germany is now my home. I speak German better than my mother tongue."

What Germany's refugees think about the elections

US & Canada

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election

US government for the first time tells individual states that their systems have been targeted.

Hackers targeted 21 US states during 2016 election