Elections

The Latest: New Zealand leader addresses supporters

Sep 23, 2017

New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English has addressed hundreds of supporters in Auckland after his National Party won the most votes in the general election

New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national vote

Sep 23, 2017

New Zealanders vote in national elections Saturday, with opinion polls indicating a close race

Italian-speaking doctor chosen for Swiss executive branch

Sep 20, 2017

The Swiss parliament has elected a center-right doctor to the country's seven-member executive branch, the first from the Italian-speaking south in 18 years

New Zealand officials cancel flights due to fuel shortage

Sep 20, 2017

New Zealand's lawmakers and public employees were told to cancel all nonessential flights to and from Auckland as a fuel shortage at the nation's largest airport continued to disrupt the travel plans of thousands of people

Iceland PM's resigns, new election expected on Nov.4

Sep 16, 2017

Iceland's president has accepted the resignation of the volcanic island's prime minister, who says a new election mostly likely will be held on Nov. 4

Iceland's center-right govt collapses amid pedophile scandal

Sep 15, 2017

Iceland's nine-month-old, center-right government collapsed Friday after a small coalition member quit and the country's prime minister called for a new election "as soon as possible."

Norway PM hints on continuing coalition after election

Sep 12, 2017

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg hinted Tuesday her two-party minority coalition could continue but stopped short of saying whether it should expanded with its traditional support parties

Right holds onto power narrowly in Norway

Sep 11, 2017

The center-right grouping that has governed Norway for the past four years has retained a narrow hold on power in national elections, according to near-complete results early Tuesday

The Latest: Polls close for Norway parliamentary election

Sep 11, 2017

Polls have closed in Norway, where all seats in the 169-member parliament were up for grabs

Only one candidate qualifies in Singapore presidential race

Sep 11, 2017

Singapore is likely to have its first female president, with only one candidate qualifying Monday for an election limited to members of the minority Malay community

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