Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's former economic advisor has rubbished India's claim to the fastest growing economy in the world - but that's just the tip of the iceberg.
Polling stations open at 8 am (0600 GMT) and close at 8 pm, followed immediately by two exit polls. The focus will be on challenges in the Nordic country's welfare model and on two new far-right anti-immigrant parties.
Three opinion polls in recent weeks show the ANC's support ranging between 51 and 61 percent, compared with the 62 percent it won in 2014.
India's strikes on Pakistan were expected to bring a boon for the Modi government ahead of the general election in the country. Has it worked out that way?
Experts says the populist leader continues to use the immigration hot button to make the European parliament 'more conservative.'
High voter turnout in local elections can demonstrate that the Turkish people are deeply invested in their democracy.
The Independent Election Commission confirmed the date was pushed back for the second time to allow time for reforms to the voting system
India warns Pakistan of consequences after a suicide bombing by a local Kashmiri militant killed at least 44 Indian paramilitary soldiers in disputed Kashmir. Islamabad rejects New Delhi's accusations.
Amid Saudi offers of economic help and Iran’s military support, it might be harder than ever for Lebanon to insulate itself from regional conflict.
But Benny Gantz was chief of the Israeli army during the 2014 raid on Gaza that killed more than 2000 Palestinians.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will be seeking another term when the vote happens but no new date has been announced by the county’s election commission which says it will “make an announcement soon.”
Police officials say over a dozen people were also wounded when a suicide bomber detonated an explosives-laden car outside a police compound in Wardak province. Meanwhile, Afghans are voting in delayed Kandahar poll despite Taliban attack risk.
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