Europe

Germany's Bavaria election: Immigration will be key issue

The governing party is struggling to prevent the anti-immigrant AfD from gaining power.

Malaysia

Anwar Ibrahim starts his comeback to Malaysian politics

Former deputy PM hopes to win seat in Malaysia parliament in what could be first step towards becoming prime minister.

Anwar Ibrahim bids to return to heart of Malaysian politics

Europe

Are Merkel's allies set to lose majority in Bavaria elections?

Polls indicate Bavaria-based Christian Social Union heading for worst showing in over 60 years in Sunday's vote.

Maldives

Maldives election commissioners flee alleging threats

Outgoing President Abdulla Yameen, who has challenged the results, accused election officials of accepting bribes.

Maldives election commissioners flee alleging threats

Latin America

'Not Him!': Brazilians rally against Bolsonaro

Demonstrators march in Sao Paulo against far-right frontrunner candidate, chanting "dictatorship never again".

Brazil election: Hundreds rally against far-right Bolsonaro

Maldives

Maldives president challenges election defeat

Abdulla Yameen contests presidential vote result weeks after conceding defeat, citing rigging and electoral fraud.

Maldives president challenges election defeat

US & Canada

Are US millennials the new superpower voting bloc?

Millennials have been pushed to the left in the face of low wages, high debt and political disillusionment.

Asia

Afghan election candidate killed in suicide attack

At least eight killed, including candidate for parliamentary elections, after explosion struck a rally in Lashkar Gah.

Afghan election candidate killed in suicide attack

Afghanistan

Amid attempt to limit electoral fraud, Taliban promises attacks

Afghans say long-delayed poll provides opportunity but Taliban promises attacks on troops to disrupt process.

Amid attempt to limit electoral fraud, Taliban promises attacks

Europe

Will Milorad Dodik break up Bosnia?

The Bosnian Serb nationalist, who won a seat in Bosnia's rotating presidency, has promised that the Republika Srpska with secede from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Cameroon

Cameroon opposition claims win, ruling party disagrees

Opposition candidate Maurice Kamto claims he has received a clear mandate from the people and intends to defend it.

Cameroon opposition claims election win, ruling party disagrees

Inside Story

Are ethnic divisions deepening once again in the Balkans?

Serbs in Bosnia and Herzegovina elect president who campaigned to break away.

Bosnia

Serb nationalist Dodik wins Bosnia presidency seat

Milorad Dodik secured the job of the Serb member in the tripartite inter-ethnic presidency.

Serb nationalist Milorad Dodik wins seat in Bosnia's presidency

Cameroon

Cameroon election: Polls closes, vote counting under way

Can Cameroon's longtime leader cling to power when parts of the country are undergoing a separatist rebellion?

Brazil Elections 2018

What you need to know about Brazil's elections

About 147 million voters head to the polls amid spiralling polarisation and converging crises.

Brazil elections 2018: What you need to know