Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama is seeking a third term against a dozen parties united behind the main opposition Democrats, led by his long-time rival Lulzim Basha.
Some 3.6 million eligible voters, including Albanians overseas, will elect 140 lawmakers among some 1,800 candidates from 12 political parties or coalitions and those running independently after a bitterly contested campaign.
Result of the vote, held less than one year before presidential election, is in stark contrast to last year's parliamentary elections when the Democratic Party enjoyed a sweeping victory that gave it a super-majority in the National Assembly.
Andrew Cuomo had formally referred himself for investigation Monday over sexual misconduct allegations by two former aides, when a third woman came forward on Tuesday accusing of sexual harassment.
Donald Trump has escaped a second impeachment, but the American people will be the final judge and jury.
Almost 70 percent of registered voters want to see Donald Trump impeached or censured and one in four Republicans want Trump barred from a future run for office.
Portland has been the scene of unrest for months, with civil rights, anarchist and anti-fascist protesters clashing with police and occasionally with right-wing militias and Trump supporters.
Former PM Matteo Renzi takes back his support from the ruling coalition, paving way for political crisis amid the resurgent Covid-19 pandemic.
After the Capitol Hill mob attack, divisions in the US have been more apparent than ever. Here's a closer look at three crucial periods in US history where political polarisation was at its worst.
A member of the Democratic Party from New Jersey, Taskin is hopeful for a healthy relationship between the US and Turkey, the country of her origin.
Biden's chief of staff Ron Klain declined to say which posts the president-elect would announce, though Biden said last week he has already decided on a person for the key position of Treasury secretary.
With right-wing militia group the Proud Boys also among those attending the Trump supporters' rally, a large security presence was deployed to prevent clashes with anti-Trump events outside the Supreme Court.
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