Elections

Romanian election chief arrested ahead of parliamentary polls

The head of the Romanian election authority, Ana Maria Petru, was arrested just three weeks before parliamentary elections, under corruption suspicions, PRO TV and other media reported Wednesday...

Montenegro votes in election described as Russia vs. West

Montenegrins are voting in a parliamentary election that could determine whether the small Balkan state continues on its Western course or turns back to its traditional ally Russia.

Erdogan slams Clinton's "political dilettantism" for Kurd comments

Turkey's president has criticized US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's "political inexperience" for her comments on arming Kurdish rebels in the fight against Islamic State.

More than 100 parties to run in Bosnia's local elections on Oct 2

Slightly more than 3.2 million registered voters will have the opportunity to elect new municipal and town councils as well as municipal heads and mayors in 141 communities, including Brcko...

Plenkovic ready to offer Petrov post of First Deputy PM

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic, poised to become Croatia's new Prime Minister, said on Wednesday that he saw no problem in offering the position of First Deputy Prime...

Orsat Miljenic submits bid for SDP leadership

Former justice minister Orsat Miljenic on Tuesday submitted his bid for the leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), saying that during the campaign he would talk to as many party members...

President to start consultations on new gov't Wednesday

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic is likely to start consultations on Wednesday with parliamentary parties and elected minority representatives on who will be tasked with the role of ...

HDZ leader expects progress in talks with Bridge

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic has said that he expects progress in the negotiations with the Bridge reformist party, and the third round of the talks between the two...

Final election results Monday, consultations with president Tuesday

The State Electoral Commission (DIP) is expected to release on Monday the official results of the September 11 parliamentary election, which marks the start of a 20-day deadline within which the...

Spokesman dismisses speculation about Franak MP's transfer to Bridge party

Spokesman for the Bridge party Nikola Grmoja on Friday dismissed media speculation that a meeting of Bridge chief Bozo Petrov with representatives of the Franak association of citizens who used to...

DIP says will contact Sincic, Runtic and Lovrinovic over bribery accusations

The State Election Commission (DIP) said on Tuesday that it would request Human Shield party leader Ivan Sincic, former party member Hrvoje Runtic and the leader of the Let Us Change Croatia party...

17 killed in Congo protests against election postponement

Seventeen people were killed during violent protests against a postponement of presidential elections in Congo, the interior minister said Monday.

DIP dismisses objection to Hungarian minority MP's election

DIP dismissed the objection as unfounded, saying that every voter had the right to inspect their data in the voter register and ask for their amendment or correction...

Plenkovic expects stable government with clear agenda

Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ) leader Andrej Plenkovic said in an interview with the commercial RTL television channel on Tuesday that negotiations with the Bridge party were going well and...

SDP to launch procedure for leadership election on Thursday

The leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) meets on Thursday to start the procedure for a party election, and the party is expected to choose a new leader by the end of November or no...