Former warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar entered Afghanistan's presidential race on Saturday in a new challenge to President Ashraf Ghani who allowed him to return from exile two decades he was forced out by the Taliban.
Voters in three Congolese cities known as opposition strongholds will be excluded from presidential elections on security and health grounds, officials said, in a move that looks certain to inflame political tensions before Sunday’s ballot.
The run-up to a presidential election in Brazil was plunged into chaos on Friday after a knife attack on far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro put the frontrunner in intensive care just a month before the vote.
The United States should provide proof that Russia interfered in its 2016 presidential election, Russian Ambassador to the US Anatoly Antonov has said, days after a seemingly amicable summit between US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran send a message to Vladimir Putin to extend congratulations on his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election and underlined that Tehran was ready to further deepen relations with Moscow in bilateral, regional and international fields, president.ir reported.
Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev's chosen successor Sooronbay Jeenbekov was Sunday tipped to win a presidential election, defying predictions of a second round and fears of instability in the Central Asian country.
Religious authorities Ayatollah Nasser Makarem-Shirazi, Hossein Nouri-Hamedani, Abdollah Javadi-Amoli and Seyyed Mohammad Ali Alavi-Gorgani in separate speeches called on the Iranian nation to take part in the 12th presidential elections.
Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri have officially declared their candidacies for the 12th presidential election in Iran as registration for the polls wrap up.