Voting has been officially closed in Zimbabwe. More than 5.6 million people were registered to cast their votes for the Presidential, Parliamentary and local government elections.
Five people kidnapped from a voter registration centre in a largely Taliban-controlled area of Afghanistan were freed on Thursday, officials said.
Catalans began voting Thursday in a decisive election that could mark a turning point for their region, just two months after a failed secession bid triggered Spain’s worst political crisis in decades.
The head of the African Union elections observer mission to Kenya, Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violence that marred voting in several parts of Kenya.
Uhuru Kenyatta says there is no political crisis in the country and rejected calls for dialogue between him and his political rival Raila Odinga.