Slovenia's incumbent president, Danilo Turk, looks poised to win re-election in Sunday's poll. The country is in the midst of a deepening financial crisis and may seek a bailout from the EU.
A cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been killed in a suicide attack in the country’s restive south. Ashmat Karzai was managing the campaign for a candidate in this year’s presidential elections.
Slovenians are going to the polls in the second early election in three years. Analysts predict, however, that the crisis-hit country will continue to face instability, whoever wins.
Center-left political newcomer Miro Cerar has won snap parliamentary elections in Slovenia, according to exit polls. His closest rival is ex-premier Janez Jansa's center-right party.
Indonesia's election commission has announced Joko Widodo as winner of this month's presidential polls. Hours before the finalized results, rival runner Prabowo Subianto withdrew from the race, claiming electoral fraud.
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