Tunisia holds 1st legislative polls since parliament’s dissolution

A Tunisian voter casts his ballot at a polling station in Kasserine on Dec17, 2022, during the parliamentary election. (HATEM SALHI / AFP) TUNIS – Tunisia held on Saturday the first parliamentary elections since President Kais Saied disbanded the legislative body in March. At 8 am local time (0700 GMT), Tunisians began casting ballots at […]

Slovak president dismisses government, urges early elections

Slovak President Zuzana Caputova delivers a speech during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, on Oct 19, 2022. (FREDERICK FLORIN / AFP) Slovak President Zuzana Caputova dismissed Prime Minister Eduard Heger's government on Friday after it fell in a no-confidence vote, raising political instability and a possible path to early […]

US midterms: Race for Congress is tight, no Republican red wave

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Control of Congress was up for grabs early on Wednesday after the US midterm elections, with many of the most competitive races uncalled, leaving it unclear whether Republicans would crack Democrats' […]

Republicans, Democrats in tight race for control of US Congress

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP0 WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Control of Congress was up for grabs after Tuesday's US midterm elections with many of the most competitive races uncalled, leaving it unclear whether Republicans would seize control from President Joe […]

Control of US Senate up for grabs in midterm elections

People vote at a fire station in the midterm elections on Nov 8, 2022, in Hialeah, Florida. (LYNNE SLADKY / AP) WASHINGTON/PHOENIX, Arizona/BIRMINGHAM, Michigan – Senate incumbents including Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and senior Republican John Thune won re-election in Tuesday's US midterm elections, on a day Republicans were expected to wrest control of Congress away from […]

Presidency: Venezuela’s Maduro not ruling out early elections

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro gestures after a meeting with Colombia's Foreign Minister Alvaro Leyva, (out of frame) at Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas on Oct 4, 2022. (YURI CORTEZ / AFP) CARACAS – Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is not ruling out bringing forward the country's 2024 presidential election, his office said on Friday in a […]

Exit polls: GERB-UDF coalition leads in Bulgaria parliamentary polls

Voters wait to cast their ballots at a polling station during Bulgaria's parliamentary elections in Sofia, Bulgaria on Oct 2, 2022. (NIKOLAY DOYCHINOV / AFP) SOFIA – GERB-UDF coalition leads in Bulgaria's early parliamentary elections, according to exit polls reported by the Bulgarian National TV on Sunday. GERB-UDF coalition is expected to have 25.5 percent […]