With the complex process of verifying and tallying votes expected to take days, rights campaigners and civil society groups accuse both candidates' camps of sharing misleading information online two days after the presidential vote.
Official results show Ranil Wickremesinghe polled 134 votes in a three-cornered parliamentary vote, with his main opponent Dullas Alahapperuma getting 82 and leftist Anura Dissanayake just three.
UN special adviser on Libya Stephanie Williams urged Libyan officials to convene within 10 days to bridge the gaps between the two sides.
Voter turnout exceeded 50 percent in many regions, says Prime Minister Najib Mikati, who voices hope that the elections would bring a new parliament that helps the country recover from its economic crisis.
Independent and emerging candidates, many linked to the ‘October revolution’ in 2019, are expected to gain more seats than even before in Sunday’s polls, but it is unlikely this will bring sweeping change to the beleaguered country.
A crucial election in the cash-strapped country offers hope of a recovery for the battered economy. But some voters fear things can get even worse.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr became the first candidate in recent history to win an outright majority in a Philippines presidential election, paving the way for his family to return to power after more than three decades.
Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein will have the opportunity to nominate its leader in the power-sharing local government of Northern Ireland for the first time.
Experts warn fake news could upend the course of Philippine democracy with victory of former dictator Marcos' son.
As Ferdinand Marcos Junior emerges as the frontrunner in the upcoming election, the spectre of his father's iron-fisted rule becomes all too real.
Jean-Luc Melenchon, the French far-left presidential candidate, has become a kingmaker, coming third in the first round. If Macron is cold-shouldered by Melenchon's supporters, far-right Le Pen might have a chance to snatch a victory.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called federal elections for May 21, launching a fight to hold onto power after three years rocked by floods, bushfires and the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
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