Colombians went to the polls on Sunday to elect new legislators, in a vote seen as a referendum on peace talks with leftist guerrillas and a bellwether for May's presidential election.
Voters in El Salvador cast ballots Sunday in a presidential runoff expected to crown the current vice president, a former guerrilla commander, as the country's new leader.
North Korea's state media confirmed Monday what was never in doubt -- a 100 percent, no-abstention poll victory for leader Kim Jong-Un in the country's stage-managed parliamentary election.
Egyptians vote for a new constitution Tuesday in a referendum seen as a test of support for a presidential bid by army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, almost seven months after he toppled Mohamed Morsi.
Mauritania's ruling UPR party has won a ruling majority in parliament after a second round of legislative elections.
Kazakhstan star boxer Gennady Golovkin, WBA and IBO middleweight World Champion, has been nominated for the title of the WBN Fighter of the Year 2013.
Conservative Juan Orlando Hernandez was leading in Honduras's presidential vote Sunday, garnering 34.97 percent of the vote.
The Maldives on Saturday voted in a run-off presidential election held under intense international pressure to elect a new leader and end months of political unrest.
Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek won an important confidence vote in parliament early Friday, securing political support for her plan to fix the eurozone country's troubled banking system without outside help.
S. Korean President Park Geun-Hye vowed to ensure the political neutrality of government agencies, as she addressed allegations that the domestic spy service interfered in last year's presidential election.
Voting got under way in Argentina Sunday in midterm elections that observers said could mark the beginning of President Cristina Kirchner's political unraveling.
Poverty-wracked Madagascar began voting Friday in long-delayed presidential elections meant to restore democracy and pull the country out of the crisis it plunged into after a 2009 coup.
UN leader Ban Ki-moon on Monday joined international opposition to the cancellation of a presidential election in the Maldives that has heightened tensions in the Indian Ocean nation.
Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan said Monday it would be a "badge of shame" for Africa if its leaders voted to leave the International Criminal Court.
Cash-strapped Ireland voted in a referendum on Friday on whether to back Prime Minister Enda Kenny's controversial proposals to abolish the upper house of parliament.
Ireland votes on Friday on whether to abolish its upper house of parliament, a historic move that Prime Minister Enda Kenny argues will save money but which critics say is a power grab.
Portugal's opposition Socialists inflicted a stinging defeat on the Social Democrats in local elections as voters displayed their frustrations at the government's austerity measures.
Voters in Switzerland's Italian-speaking region Sunday slapped a ban on wearing full-face veils, a move condemned by the country's Muslim community and Amnesty International.
Voting for Scottish independence is "common sense", the leader of the movement to break away from the United Kingdom insisted a year to the day before Scotland votes in a referendum.
Norwegians started voting Monday in legislative elections likely to lead to a centre-right victory and a government of Conservatives and anti-immigration populists.
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