Europe

North Macedonia's Social Democrats secure razor-thin election win

North Macedonia faces coalition talks that could drag on for weeks in order to form a government and start EU talks.

North Macedonia's Social Democrats secure razor-thin election win

Europe

North Macedonia votes in general election as EU talks loom

The Balkan country holds the first polls since it ended a dispute with Greece over its name, opening the door to the EU.

North Macedonia votes in general election as EU talks loom

Europe

Belarus election commission refuses to register president's rival

The electoral commission unanimously voted against Viktor Babaryko's candidacy on chairwoman's recommendation.

Belarus election commission refuses to register president's rival

Poland

Poland's incumbent Duda narrowly wins presidential vote

Election commission says Duda secured 51.2 percent of vote in runoff election while rival Trzaskowski won 48.8 percent.

Poland's incumbent Andrzej Duda narrowly wins presidential vote

Europe

Poland holds presidential election that could define EU ties

Duda's re-election crucial if ruling PiS is to deepen reforms that EU says increase political control over courts.

Elections

Singapore's governing PAP returns to power but faces setback

Governing party comfortably wins election but opposition Workers Party increases its seats in Parliament from six to 10.

Singapore's governing PAP returns to power but faces setback

Singapore

Singaporeans vote in snap election under coronavirus cloud

Queues formed early outside polling stations with strict conditions enforced to curb the risks from coronavirus.

Singaporeans vote in snap election under coronavirus cloud

Europe

Poland's presidential hopefuls make final push before runoff vote

Incumbent President Andrzej Duda faces Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski in the closely contested race for the top job.

Poland's presidential hopefuls make final push before runoff vote

Podcast

Will there be another 16 years of Vladimir Putin in Russia?

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered amendments that would allow him to remain in power until 2036.

Will there be another 16 years of Vladimir Putin in Russia?

Dominican Republic

Dominican opposition declares victory in coronavirus-hit election

With 60 percent of votes counted, opposition candidate Luis Abinader claims win in presidential poll held amid pandemic.

Dominican opposition declares victory in coronavirus-hit election

Croatia

Croatia's ruling conservatives win parliamentary vote

Right-wing parties dominate polls held amid fears of coronavirus outbreak that capped turnout at record low 46 percent.

Croatia's ruling conservatives win parliamentary vote

Europe

Croatia: Exit poll shows ruling HDZ set to win parliamentary vote

Election held amid rising coronavirus infections and a sharp economic downturn due to the pandemic.

Croatia: Exit poll shows ruling HDZ set to win parliamentary vote

Dominican Republic

Dominican governing party likely to lose coronavirus-hit vote

Polls suggest Dominican Liberation Party is set to lose power after 16 years over its mismanagement of the outbreak.

Dominican governing party likely to lose coronavirus-hit vote

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic vote to go ahead despite coronavirus threat

The Caribbean nation of 10 million lifted a coronavirus state of emergency as candidates made their final drive.

Dominican Republic vote to go ahead despite coronavirus threat

Europe

Duda to face Warsaw mayor in Poland's presidential runoff vote

Incumbent president secures 43.7 percent of votes while runner-up Trzaskowski has 30.3 percent, official results show.