Former Prime Minister hoping to beat daughter of disgraced ex-President.
He had more than 60% of the vote from 14% ballots counted according to latest media reports.
Columbian hacker 'rigged elections' in favour of right-wing parties across Latin America for a decade
How a computer expert with a barcode tattoo says he rigged it for the political right across the continent.
A total of 978 women registered as electoral candidates, along with 5,938 men.
Governing PSUV will face stern test as Venezuelans vote in 167 National Assembly members.
Chairman of the Monitoring Delegation of Pace said fear had adversely affected the election process.
Internet Party of Ukraine has become known for its theatrical public stunts.
PM Lee Hsien Loong calls snap polls amid concerns over economy and immigration.
Women will also be allowed to run for office in municipal elections to be held in December.
Sacking comes amid rising tension between the 68-year-old former general and President Thein Sein.
Attacks by armed groups in capital Bujumbura and at some provincial polling centres delayed vote
Deutsche Bank's chief economist George Buckley says that a three-party coalition will form the next government in the UK.
An ex-military ruler-turned-democrat, Muhammadu Buhari has a tough job ahead.
Problems with ID cards and attacks by Islamist militants delay poll as Goodluck Jonathan faces off against Muhammadu Buhari
Polling in many areas has been extended in Nigeria after newly introduced voting card readers malfunction.
Tea Party-favourite Ted Cruz is first Republican to announce candidacy.
Moshe Kahlon silent as Benjamin Netanyahu seeks to build coalition
Nigeria postpones presidential elections by six weeks after top security officials warn against inadequate security measures.
Outgoing Sri Lankan leader Rajapaksa allegedly sought help from the army to stage a coup against winner Maithripala Sirisena.
Sri Lanka elections: Mahinda Rajapaksa concedes defeat as low-profile Maithripala Sirisena set to take over
Mahinda Rajapaksa, credited with crushing Tamil Tiger rebels, fails in bid for third term.
Attack in Uri town of Baramulla district sparks heavy gunfire.
Ukraine Crisis: Rebel Election Winner Zakharchenko Claims 'Donetsk People's Republic Voted for Independence and Prosperity'
Rebel leader Igor Plotnisky expected to win vote in restive region of Luhansk
Ukraine set to defy military chaos with parliamentary elections.
Embattled Canadian mayor seeking re-election is polling second two months before of the vote.
Jack Dromey MP says the money could have put 158 police officers back on the beat.
Former EU trade commissioner and Labour lord plays down Ukip electoral success.
Pro-Russians claiming landslide victory after separatist referendum in eastern Ukraine prompt investor uncertainty.
But Nigel Farage and his crisis-riddled party still top European election polls.
Fresh racism storm for Ukip with comments as Enflield Council hopeful who slurred Henry turns out to be South African
Thailand's Constitutional Court declares February elections void in fresh blow to Yingluck Shinawatra.