The new president will replace incumbent Sauli Niinisto, who is stepping down after two terms. The vote comes after Finland broke with decades of non-alignment to join NATO in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Voters in Argentina have picked two candidates for November's presidential run-off, as the country faces economic turmoil. Centre-left economy minister Sergio Massa will be facing libertarian populist Javier Milei, and the pair have very different views on how Argentina's economy should be handled. We take a closer look.
The center-right businessman will become Ecuador's youngest-ever president at 35 but faces formidable challenges. He defeated socialist Luisa Gonzalez in a run-off vote.
Opposition candidate Mohamed Muiz won the presidential run-off in the Maldives. His victory could push the Indian Ocean archipelago closer to China.
22 Aug 2023
Swipe left, swipe right: The advent of Tinder 11 years ago revolutionized online dating and made it mainstream. Many users, though, find the apps frustrating, and they can even harm people's mental health.
29 Jun 2023
Two of the leading presidential candidates — Sandra Torres and Edmond Mulet — accused the ruling party of buying votes as the polls closed.
21 May 2023
Since winning the recently concluded presidential election in Nigeria’s 2023 general election in March, a lot of speculation has surrounded who will play major roles in the cabinet of President-Elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu. According to numerous sources, party stakeholders, long-time associates, elder statesmen, and ex-governors are already engaged in intense lobbying for key positions, including ministerial appointments and other juicy offices. GuardianTV takes a look at some names that might play significant roles when the new administration is sworn in after May 29.
18 May 2023
Turkey's presidential election is headed to a run-off on May 28, when Recep Tayyip Erdogan will go head-to-head with the opposition's Kemal Kilicdaroglu. While the incumbent is in a strong position going into the vote, the opposition isn't giving up hope just yet. We take a closer look.
6 May 2023
Paraguay's decades of relations with Taiwan look set to continue after a conservative and pro-Taipei candidate, Santiago Pena, was declared the winner in the South American country's presidential election.