Preliminary official results earlier give Lukashenko a victory in Sunday's election with 80 percent of the vote. Data shows Tikhanouskaya, a former English teacher who emerged from obscurity to become his main rival, won 9.9 percent of the vote.
Mahinda Rajapaksa's Sri Lanka People’s Front won 145 seats in the 225-member parliament, securing nearly the two-thirds majority required to make constitutional changes that could strengthen dynastic rule in the country.
France, Germany and Poland have pointed out the that the election is taking place with no observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Council of Europe.
Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko government has cracked down on the opposition ahead of an upcoming ballot, detaining protesters and would-be candidates.
At least three people have been killed and more than 70 others injured during two days of civil unrest. Protesters demand resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita over economic woes and perceived government corruption.
Poland votes in a knife-edge presidential election between populist incumbent Andrzej Duda who is closely allied with US President Donald Trump and a europhile liberal Rafal Trzaskowski who wants to restore ties with Brussels.
On the eve of the primaries, police searched the office of independent pollster Robert Chung, whose Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute helps organise the election, raising concerns among activists of interference in the poll.
The Election Department has said People’s Action Party secured 83 parliamentary seats, or 89% of the total.
Luis Abinader, the frontrunner in the Caribbean nation's presidential race, is seeking to end 16 years of unbroken rule by the centre-left Dominican Liberation Party (PLD).
US President Donald Trump's campaign rally at Portsmouth International Airport will come three weeks after an indoor rally in Tulsa, his first of the Covid-19 era, drew a smaller-than-expected crowd amid concerns of rising infections.
The ruling centre-right Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) has had a slight advantage in most opinion polls over its main rival, the Social Democrats (SDP), but neither party is seen being able to form a cabinet on its own.
Opposition leader Chakwera has been pronounced the winner with 2.6 million votes, while incumbent president Mutharika has taken 1.75 million and underdog candidate Kuwani over 32,400.
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