Elections | Institute for War and Peace Reporting
The international community blamed for a succession of events that led to the 2008 conflict.
Even in developing democracies, political institutions remain vulnerable to capture by the super-rich.
Politicians turn their attention to the war-torn east.
Analysts say that controversial delay reflects a far deeper crisis.
The authorities may not be able to ignore mass rallies which greeted presidential vote.
16 Jan 15
Incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa expected an easy win, but instead he was ousted by a candidate pledging to govern as “a servant, not an authoritarian”.
15 Jan 15
Interviews reflect sense of disappointment that new president hasn’t lived up to expectations.
22 Dec 14
A proper federal structure might rationalise an over-complex system of governance, but neither institutional change nor EU accession is enough to fix Bosnia's problems.
12 Dec 14
Voters urged to hold parliamentarians to higher standards in next year’s election.
14 Nov 14
Former rivals join in anticipation of stiff competition in 2015 polls.
3 Nov 14
Some surprises in electoral results for country struggling with conflict and economic woes.
29 Oct 14
Few polling stations open, and voters in those areas were lukewarm about the polls’ significance to them.
21 Oct 14
Limited range of voter choices in forthcoming parliamentary election.
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