Ukhnaa Khurelsukh, who was forced to resign as prime minister after protests earlier this year, will replace incumbent Khaltmaa Battulga who was denied an opportunity to seek re-election.
The polarising runoff contest between rural teacher Pedro Castillo and Keiko Fujimori, making her third run for the presidency, comes after the government’s admission that Covid-19 deaths are at least 2.5 times higher than previously acknowledged.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to meet his US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the June 14 NATO leaders summit in Brussels.
Earlier this month, the lower house of parliament voted to extend President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed's four-year term by another two years, sparking Somalia's worst political violence in years.
Some 3.6 million eligible voters, including Albanians overseas, will elect 140 lawmakers among some 1,800 candidates from 12 political parties or coalitions and those running independently after a bitterly contested campaign.
Guelleh has received more than 98% of the 177,391 votes cast in the Horn of Africa nation, defeating his sole rival, businessman Zakaria Ismail Farah.
A confrontation between Venezuela's military with an armed group in the southwestern Venezuelan state of Apure near the frontier with Colombia resulted in several casualties, said the mayor of Arauquita, Etelivar Torres.
President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of Congo has been in power for 36 years, and is likely to continue his rule despite being challenged by six opponents.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said any work in connection with the new constitution must be done in a transparent manner and presented to the discretion of the people.
Presidential electors plan to cast their ballots in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The results will be tallied in Washington on January 6 in a joint session of Congress.
"I will not work as president with you under the new constitution," President Alexander Lukashenko says without specifying when that day would come.
Peru’s political crisis appears on verge of resolution after Francisco Sagasti, a 76-year-old engineer, was selected as a consensus candidate.
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