The number of coronavirus cases worldwide has passed 155,000, driven by a spike in infections in Italy, which announced 3,497 new cases on Saturday. The virus has so far claimed almost 6,000 lives across 154 countries and territories.
Voters in Belgium's Limburg municipality of Bilzen will go to the polls again on June 16 to elect a new municipal council, after irregularities were found with the counting of votes in October's election.
A man who distributed income from municipal agricultural lands to the poor and students has become the first communist municipal mayor in Turkey.
What do the local election results in Turkey mean for the parties involved?
Turkey leaves its local elections behind, covered by national and global media outlets. But the question remains: does Western media understand local dynamics?
While some young people appreciate rapid transformation in the city, many others feel there's much more to do to preserve Istanbul's charm.
The People’s Alliance, comprised of governing AK Party and MHP, will compete against the Nation’s Alliance, led by CHP and IYI Party.
Nationalist Movement Party leader Devlet Bahceli says his party will not put forward city mayoral candidates for Istanbul, Ankara and Izmir in competition with President Erdogan's AK Party in the March 2019 municipal elections.
Long awaited municipal elections in Tunisia were marred by low turnout and high abstention rates reflecting pathy and widespread discontent at the slow pace of change seven years after the revolution.
After facing challenges in getting it through the parliament, as well as protests, the Tunisian government goes after media reporting on a draft bill that pardons corrupt regime officials and businessmen if they return some of the looted money.
Despite deadly attacks, the country successfully went ahead and held municipal elections, hoping to help secure a peace deal with armed groups.
Judge says judiciary in Gaza Strip cannot give necessary 'guarantees' needed to hold polls, however, gives West Bank the go-ahead to elect municipal councils.
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