An occasional feature. This week, Czechia, Japan, New Zealand, Germany, Australia and Catalonia.
North Korea is staging its regular return to the headlines. Don't panic.
As the financial year comes to a close, we tie up some loose ends on recent electoral news.
South Korea turns its back on ten years of conservative leadership, and a peacemaker takes over just when he's needed.
A roundup of election news from Austria, the United States, Mongolia and Australia.
The daughter of Peru's jailed authoritarian leads in her country's presidential election. Meanwhile, South Korea's president, with a similar background, suffers a rebuff at the polls.
A big opposition win in Taiwan brings risks of a more difficult relationship with China – an issue that the rest of the world can't afford to ignore.
Twenty elections to watch out for around the world in 2016.
A China expert offers reasons to expect Communist rule to run into trouble sooner rather than later. Australia, as usual, has its head in the sand.
World blogging returns, with news from Greece, Japan, the US, Moldova, Tunisia and Hungary.