Iran's former firebrand president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will run again for office in upcoming elections in June.
Registrations are underway for candidates to contest Iran's upcoming presidential elections, with hopefuls to be screened by the hardline Guardian Council.
Israeli voters will return to the polls on June 2 to pick a new president.
The Prime Minister has invited Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon for crisis talks on the Union after her pro-independence party was elected for a fourth term.
Patrick Daly, PA Political Correspondent
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives have picked up the former Labour stronghold of Hartlepool in a by-election.
William James and Elizabeth Piper
The Scottish National Party has won 40 seats and is clearly on course to win its fourth straight term in office.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has increased his majority with a win in the northern English town of Hartlepool, breaking Labour's decades-long hold on the seat.
The polls have closed in Scotland after pro-independence leader Nicola Sturgeon urged people to vote for her party to deliver "a better future for Scotland".
Shifts in Queensland voting habits during the pandemic are likely to be permanent with the state's electoral commissioner rethinking the way elections are held.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is calling Scotland's election the most important in its history as her party pushes for a new independence referendum.
Three parties have been unable to form a coalition government in Bulgaria, prompting the president to announce a snap election on July 11.
Tasmanian Labor leader Rebecca White says it's clear her party has fallen short in the state election, with a Liberal government to continue.
Conservative news network Newsmax has apologised to an employee for a US voting systems company for false allegations he manipulated election results.
Tasmanian Premier Peter Gutwein has claimed victory in the state election and is confident of securing majority government.
Matt Coughlan and Ethan James
President Mahmoud Abbas may announce that Palestinian elections will be postponed, officials say.
Ali Sawafta and Nidal al-Mughrabi
Albania's ruling Socialist Party is in a tight race with the opposition Democratic Party in the country's parliamentary election, exit polls suggests.
Albanians are voting in parliamentary elections amid a bitter rivalry between the two biggest parties and the coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison's recent visit to WA has ruled him out of a trip to Tasmania to help the state Liberals over the line at next weekend's election.
Chadian President Idriss Deby has easily won a sixth term in office as a rebel group threatening his rule announced making a "strategic retreat".
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is supporting a proposal for a one-time popular vote for prime minister as a way to break Israel's political deadlock.
Ilan Ben Zion
Rivals Armin Laschet and Markus Soeder have missed a deadline to resolve a feud over who should be the candidate to replace German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Syria will hold presidential elections on May 26, with the incumbent Bashar al Assad widely expected to return for a third term in office.
Ahead of the May 1 election, Tasmania's Liberal premier and Labor leader have pledged they won't serve as premier in a minority government.
Preliminary results show Benin's President Patrice Talon has been re-elected with a majority of votes.
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