Uzbekistan's incumbent leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev is almost certain to win a second term in a presidential election with no genuine opposition.
The Caribbean island of Barbados has elected its first president, removing the Queen as head of state as it prepares to become a republic.
Senior Japanese politicians face a public debate on the pandemic recovery, national defence and the economy as the country prepares to go to the polls.
Japan will hold a general election on October 31, with new PM Fumio Kishida facing unpopular opposition amid demands to fix the pandemic-battered economy.
Early Iraqi election results indicate populist cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's party has boosted the number of seats it holds in parliament.
Ahmed Rasheed and John Davison
More than 3000 candidates are vying for 329 seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, the sixth held since the fall of Saddam Hussein after the US-led invasion.
Ferdinand Marcos Junior says he will run for the Philippines presidency.
A historic election that has stirred domestic debate about electoral inclusion and citizenship has got underway in the Gulf state of Qatar.
Lisa Barrington and Andrew Mills
Retired boxing star Manny Pacquiao has filed paperwork confirming his candidacy for president of the Philippines.
As local government elections edge closer and closer the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times is looking at the candidates who are putting their hand up for council seats in the Shire of Boyup Brook.
German CDU leader Armin Laschet, whose party came in second place, is planning to hold talks with the Greens and FDP about forming a coalition government.
Scott Morrison says he is not concerned about Mark McGowan’s stellar popularity in WA affecting his chances of securing the State during a Federal election, declaring: “I’m not running against Mark.”
Chancellor Angela Merkel is stepping down after 16 years following Sunday's elections, and a poll suggests most Germans don't expect to miss her.
A review in Maricopa County in Arizona of the votes cast there in the 2020 US election shows 99 additional votes for Biden and 261 fewer for Trump.
German voters go to the polls on Sunday to cast votes for a local candidate and the party of their choice, leading to a parliament of 700 to 1000 legislators.
In the lead up to local government elections in October, the Manjimup-Bridgetown Times is looking at each candidate who is standing for a seat in various councils in the Lower South West.
Provisional Canadian election results suggest virtually no change from the 2019 total, delivering another minority government for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Steve Scherer and David Ljunggren
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will form a minority government after his Liberal party won enough seats in the general election to hold onto power.
Steve Scherer and David Ljunggren and Julie Gordon
Rivals have alleged fraud as the ruling United Russia party won an absolute parliamentary majority in Russian elections.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called an early election in a bid to secure a majority in parliament but it looks likely he'll fall short.
Satisfaction in Anthony Albanese has dropped to an all-time low while the Coalition has improved slightly — but Labor still boasts an election-winning lead, according to the latest Newspoll.
Communist Party chief Gennady Zyuganov has called on the Russian elections commission to investigate reports of ballot-stuffing.
Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's team says Google and Apple have removed their tactical voting app from stores after Russia accused them of meddling.
The ruling United Russia party is seeking to win a new majority in parliamentary elections following the Putin regime's crackdown on Kremlin critics.
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