Last week's political crisis in Victoria illustrates a problem about having fixed-term parliaments in a Westminster system.
Uhuru Kenyatta has won the Kenyan presidential election, but he still faces trial at the International Criminal Court in relation to the violence that followed the last election.
Malta, with its familiar yet unusual electoral system, looks like swinging to the left.
The count in Kenya's presidential elections has tightened considerably, and a second round now looks likely.
Parties, elections and political ideas across the globe from an Australian perspective
The Kenyan election saga enters its fourth day.
The supposed Iranian nuclear crisis never goes away, perhaps because it's in some people's interests for it not to go away.
Kenyan vote counting is even slower than expected, and its election authority has come up with a bizarre interpretation of what a "vote" is.
Waiting for Kenyan election results is a slow process. To pass the time, you can try to work out when the second round would be held.
Kenya votes for a new president today, with hopes that the process will be more peaceful than last time. Raila Odinga is narrowly favored to win the job at his third attempt.
Benjamin Netanyahu has another 14 days to try to put together a new government. For the first time, there seems a real chance that he might not succeed.