From a medical doctor to a self-declared sexist and a career spy, many aspire for the country's presidential post, but three candidates stand out.
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.”
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan came to power in May after spearheading weeks of mass anti-government rallies that toppled veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.
Bosnia faces a political crisis after an election left a pro-Russian nationalist holding the Serb seat in the three-way presidency and laid bare tensions between Croat and Bosnian Muslim leaders.
The government is facing a large budget deficit, and the unemployment rate remains above 16 percent in Armenia.
The protests came after the Spanish Supreme Court detained five Catalan separatist leaders, including Catalan presidential candidate Jordi Turull. In total 25 people, the core of the movement, have been indicted over last year's independence drive.
As polls for the referendum close in the KRG, parties that initially wanted to postpone the referendum put forward their support for a 'yes,' in a pragmatic move ahead of the November elections.
Togo is a sliver of land in West Africa that is drawing attention for its current political upheaval, which has been long in the making.
Opposition leader Kem Sokha was arrested last week on treason charges that have been criticised by Western countries and are dismissed by his party.
Instead of attending a voting session on their arrested leader's immunity, Cambodian National Rescue Party will hold a protest in front of a prison where he is being put.
The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe said there had been abuses in the election including vote-buying, putting pressure on public servants, and intimidating of voters to vote for certain parties.
Demonstrators demand Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu and his cabinet step down after they attempted to pass a controversial decree to decriminalise corruption offences involving less than $48,000.
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