Indian Prime Minister Modi and his allies are on course to a win a majority in parliament after a mammoth general election, according to exit polls. The election was billed as a referendum on Modi's government.
Iraq has expressed anger over Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from an oil field amid growing US-Iran tensions. The move came just days after Washington pulled out its staff from the Baghdad embassy.
Austria is set to hold fresh elections in September following the collapse of the ruling coalition. Sebastian Kurz said he could no longer work with the FP after a corruption scandal ensnared his vice chancellor.
Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This years polls witnessed a massive decline in the standard of campaigning by political parties.
Saudi Arabia has vowed to try and prevent a Middle East war, but if conflict breaks out it will defend itself with all force and determination. It comes amid a recent spike in tensions with regional rival Iran.
Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the government doing to tackle the problem? Charlotte Potts reports from London.
Voters must decide whether to accept new EU gun laws, including tighter controls for semi-automatic weapons. Switzerland risks dropping out of Europe's open-border Schengen area if the referendum is rejected.
Fernandez was widely tipped to run for president later this year, but she has instead positioned herself as deputy. Former cabinet chief Alberto Fernandez, a more moderate candidate, will take the top ticket.
Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FP) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption.
Syrian air defenses have shot down drones and projectiles fired towards the capital and the Hmeimim airbase, Syrian TV reported. Throughout the conflict, Israel has targeted Iranian and Hezbollah sites in war-torn Syria.
Austrian Chancellor Kurz has requested new elections after a corruption scandal brought down his vice chancellor. Footage showed the far-right deputy allegedly offering contracts to a supposed Russian investor.
Exxon Mobil's decision to evacuate its foreign staff from a major Iraqi oil field comes amid rising tensions between the US and Iran. The US company's employees are reportedly being flown from Iraq to Dubai.