Vice-president William Ruto has a narrow lead in Kenya's presidential election, but it may not be enough to avoid the country's first ever runoff.
Papua New Guinea went to the polls last month; counting is incomplete, but the prime minister has been re-elected anyway.
Kenya is yet to embrace generational change, with the front-runner for president making his fifth attempt at the age of 77.
Italy's three right-of-centre parties are co-operating to try to win government, but their very different positions on the war in Ukraine may herald a serious problem.
A shock defeat for an anti-abortion initiative in Kansas gives hope to Democrats facing an otherwise bleak political landscape.
With two months until Brazil's presidential election, the controversial incumbent could by laying the foundations for a Trump-style attempt at subversion.
Britain's Conservative Party looks like opting for a leader who, if not herself a populist, will preserve the Brexit-led populist ascendancy.
A planned visit by Nancy Pelosi has again raised the question of Taiwan's future, and of what lessons can be learned from the invasion of Ukraine.
Reform of the US Electoral Count Act has advanced on the agenda, but progress is by no means assured.
The release of more figures from May's Australian election gives an insight into the behavior of those who support minor parties and independents.