Salvador Sanchez Ceren falls short of absolute majority in first round of presidential elections, meaning a run-off will be held on March 9, 2014.
With almost 90% of votes counted in Costa Rica, a run-off appears likely in presidential election.
Gagauzia, an autonomous region in Moldova, held three referendums on their desires for the future of their region.
The Tunisian parliament has approved a caretaker cabinet to lead the country until new elections are held.
Despite lukewarm support, President Juan Manuel SANTOS is favored to win four more years in Colombia's upcoming presidential election.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola AZAROV has resigned, amid massive protests in Kiev.
On October 5, Brazilians will head to the polls to elect a new president, along with new representatives, senators, state governors and state legislators.
Egyptian voters participated in a referendum to approve the new 2014 Egyptian constitution.
The interim parliament of the CAR has elected Catherine SAMBA-PANZA to replace president and former Seleka rebel leader Michel DJOTODIA.
On January 13, an estimated 170,000 protesters began a “shutdown” of Bangkok, designed to force Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to step down.