Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC's Joseph Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023

The president who overstayed his mandate by two years does not rule out seeking the top job again after a break.

DRC's Joseph Kabila doesn't rule out running again in 2023

Europe

German CDU elects Kramp-Karrenbauer as new party leader

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will replace Angela Merkel as leader of Germany's Christian Democratic Union party.

Bangladesh

A secular Bangladeshi icon seeks PM Hasina's downfall

Kamal Hossain, a former ally of Hasina's father, says his alliance with BNP is vital to restore democracy in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh: A secular icon seeks to bring down PM Hasina

Bahrain

Record number of Bahraini women enter parliament

A total of six women are voted in, doubling the number of female legislators in the Council of Representatives.

Record number of Bahraini women elected to parliament

Bangladesh

Ex-Bangladesh PM 'ineligible' to contest December polls

Jailed opposition leader Khaleda Zia declared unfit to run in December polls over two corruption convictions.

Ex-Bangladesh PM barred from contesting this month's election

Georgia

Thousands of Georgians protest 'bought' election

Opposition calls for snap election, alleging vote-buying, intimidation, and ballot-stuffing in Wednesday's runoff vote.

Bahrain

Bahrain votes in parliamentary election runoff

The election is Bahrain's second since pro-democracy protests erupted in 2011.

Bahrain votes in parliamentary election runoff

Nigeria

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Insecurity is a major electoral issue for President Muhammadu Buhari as he seeks re-election in 2019 polls.

Nigeria's Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

Talk to Al Jazeera

Joseph Wu: Taiwan is a model of democracy

Insight into Taiwan's election results, living in China's shadow and the difficult job of selling Taiwan overseas.

Asia Pacific

China accused of political meddling after Taiwan local elections

In an exclusive interview, Taiwan FM says worsening relations with Beijing played part in ruling party's defeat.

Georgia

Georgia votes in 'high-stakes' presidential runoff

Final round pits two former foreign ministers against each in a vote seen as key test for ruling Georgian Dream party.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC opposition leader returns home to kick off presidential bid

Thousands greet Felix Tshisekedi as he lands in the capital, Kinshasa to start presidential election campaign.

Asia Pacific

China welcomes defeat of Taiwan's ruling DPP in local elections

Loss leads to resignation of President Tsai Ing-wen as Democratic Progressive Party leader.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

DRC elections: The hopefuls, the promises and the ghost of Kabila

A ruptured opposition coalition, new alliance and hand-picked successor for long-term leader Kabila set to contest vote.

Inside Story

Will Taiwan vote's outcome bring a China-friendly party?

Taiwan's midterm vote is seen a test of popularity for the pro-independence ruling party.