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Iraq holds first vote since US pullout, amid violence

Iraq's government forces are in charge of security around the election, for the first time since the 2003 invasion.

Greece: Pro-bailout parties likely to form another coalition

Greece's two ruling parties and the only major parties that support the international bailout deal have surged in the polls in recent days, indicating that a coalition government may hold during the May 6 general election.

Anti-immigrant parties grow in Greece amid economic woes

Greece's economic woes have not only meant financial instability but also political and societal instability.

Turkmenistan votes in presidential election

Seven candidates are running against the current president, but all are loyal members of the authoritarian, Central Asian nation’s elite, and have made praise of Turkmenistan’s leadership a central pillar of their campaigns.
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