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Socialists win Spain election, but far-right doubles seat count

Socialists win Spain election, but far-right doubles seat count

Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez facing difficult negotiations after second election this year results in hung parliament.

UK legislators back December general election

UK legislators back December general election

MPs vote in favour of snap poll on December 12 after months of impasse in Parliament over Britain's Brexit crisis.

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election

UK: Boris Johnson fails again to call snap election

Members of prime parliament reject prime minister's bid for election on December 12.

Boris Johnson in new push to get a UK snap election

Boris Johnson in new push to get a UK snap election

The United Kingdom's prime minister to launch third bid to secure early vote, with December 12 as his preferred date.

Canada election: Trudeau fights to retain power in tight race

Canada election: Trudeau fights to retain power in tight race

Recent polling shows neck-and-neck race between Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party and Andrew Scheer's Conservative Party.

Austria votes in snap election with Kurz’s conservatives in lead

Austria votes in snap election with Kurz’s conservatives in lead

The People's Party led by Sebastian Kurz is likely come out on top but face difficulties forming a coalition.

Low turnout, technical glitches mark Afghan presidential election

Low turnout, technical glitches mark Afghan presidential election

Millions of Afghans brave persistent Taliban threats to cast their ballots in the fourth presidential polls.

Israel election: Partial results show rivals heading for deadlock

Israel election: Partial results show rivals heading for deadlock

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks unlikely to win a 61-seat majority as coalition negotiations loom.

Voting begins in Israel election seen as referendum on Netanyahu

Voting begins in Israel election seen as referendum on Netanyahu

Analysts say Benjamin Netanyahu unlikely to be able to secure majority, raising prospect of unity government.

Ukraine gears up for high-stakes parliamentary election

Ukraine gears up for high-stakes parliamentary election

Sunday's vote will determine newly-elected president's tenure as he needs power in legislature to implement his agenda.