With a week to go, Boris Johnson is strongly placed to win Britain's winter election.
A new left-wing leadership for Germany's Social Democrats represents a step into the unknown and means trouble for Angela Merkel.
The winds of change are blowing in southern Africa, with the ruling party recording its worst-ever result in Namibia's presidential and parliamentary elections.
Neither Australia nor the US wants to admit that it is part of a global movement. But despite its love of walls, Trumpism transcends national boundaries.
The departure of Bolivia's Evo Morales is a defeat for autocracy, but may not be a gain for democracy.
Hong Kong's democrats win a big victory in local elections.
Australia seems curiously unexcited about the likely emergence of a new nation on its doorstep.
A regular update on election news. Today, Sri Lanka, the United States, Romania and Israel.
Cory Bernardi leaves politics, with his mission largely fulfilled. The Australian right has been remade, if not exactly in his image, at least in something uncomfortably like it.
European leaders, and Emmanuel Macron in particular, have dropped the ball when it comes to EU expansion.