Kuwaiti voters have elected pro-government candidates to replace five opposition MPs, who resigned two months ago, in by-elections that saw one of the lowest turnouts in the nation's history.
The results will boost the grip of
Nearly 600,000 votes have been cast in three days of an unofficial referendum on democratic reforms in Hong Kong, part of a civil campaign that has been branded illegal by the former British colony and by Communist Party authorities in Beijing.
Afghans headed back to the polls on Saturday for a second round of voting to elect a successor to President Hamid Karzai in a decisive test of Afghanistan's ambitions to transfer power democratically for the first time in its tumultuous hist
Egypt's new President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi kept Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb in his post on Monday and asked him to form a new government, state TV said, signaling his desire for continuity as he sets out to fix the economy and heal politic
A few hundred metre from the fluttering flags, patriotic songs and dancing crowds outside the constitutional court where Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi was sworn in as Egypt's president on Sunday, the mood was decidedly downbeat.
Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, the general who toppled Egypt's first freely elected leader, swept to victory in a presidential election, provisional results showed on Thursday, joining a long line of leaders drawn from the military.
Egyptians cast their votes in a presidential election on Wednesday that is certain to install former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as president, but his call for an overwhelming mandate did not appear to have been heeded by voters.
Egyptian media castigated the public for a low turnout in a presidential election which former army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi is expected to win, with one commentator saying those who failed to vote should be shot.
Egyptians began voting on Monday in a presidential election expected to sweep former army chief Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi into office, reviving rule by strongman three years after Hosni Mubarak's downfall.
Voters cast ballots at hea