Qatar will hold its first legislative election in October after the emir approved a new electoral law.
NSW local council elections have been postponed another three months and will now take place on December 4, 2021.
Socialist Pedro Castillo has been declared Peru's next presidential more than a month after the run-off election, narrowly beating right-winger Keiko Fujimori.
The anti-establishment There Is Such a People party appears to have won a razor-thin victory in Bulgaria's parliamentary elections.
Elena Lalowa, dpa
Bulgarians have begun voting in the Balkan country's second parliamentary election in three months after the previous ballot failed to produce a government.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has sealed a second term after his party won a massive majority in a delayed election marred by unrest and COVID-19.
Louis Mapou has been elected New Caledonia's first pro-independence president since the French territory signed the Noumea Accord in 1998.
Supporters of leftist Pedro Castillo and his right-wing rival Keiko Fujimori have marched against the drawn-out uncertainty of Peru's presidential election.
Former police captain Eric Adams is all but assured to be New York's next mayor after holding a narrow lead to win the city's Democratic primary.
A proposed redistribution of the state's electoral boundaries could see senior Victorian government minister Martin Pakula and two other MPs lose their seats.
The Lowy Institute's 2021 poll confirms New Zealand as their most favoured country of Australians, and Jacinda Ardern as their favoured world leader.
Voters in Ethiopia's Sidama state are getting a second chance to cast ballots as officials count ballots from other regions.
Dawit Endeshaw and Ayenat Mersie
Marine Le Pen's far-right party has stumbled in the first round of France's regional elections that were dominated by a record-low turnout.
Michel Rose and John Irish
Ethiopians are voting in what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed calls the country's first "free and fair elections", although violence and boycotts have marred.
Armenia's acting prime minister and his party have won an election he called after months of protests over the peace deal he signed with Azerbaijan.
More than 2000 polling stations will open across Armenia as citizens go to the polls, with nearly 2.6 million people eligible to vote.
Iran's president-elect Ebrahim Raisi should be investigated over alleged human rights abuses from the late 1980s, Amnesty International says.
A hardline protege of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has won the country's presidential election in a landslide, initial results suggest.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has promised Ethiopia's first "free and fair elections" as the country goes to the polls but opposition groups have their doubts.
Iran's presidential election is seen by analysts as a referendum on the leadership's handing of an array of crises.
With a presidential election looming in Iran, diplomatic efforts will step up to get Tehran and the United States to re-enter 2015's global nuclear accord.
Socialist Pedro Castillo has claimed victory in Peru's fiercely contested presidential election, but rival Keiko Fujimori is disputing the result.
Marco Aquino and Stefanie Eschenbacher
With 97 per cent of ballots tallied in Peru's presidential election, the difference between the two candidates is only about 77,800 votes.
Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori says a series of irregularities have been detected in the country's weekend elections.
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