Canada goes to the polls
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals are hoping to hold on to their majority.
Polls have closed across Canada in what is expected to be one of the closest parliamentary elections the country has ever seen.
Israel's long-standing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said he cannot form a government, handing the opportunity to his political rival.
Sudan's transitional government and several major rebel groups have signed a peace agreement that will open humanitarian aid routes into areas cut off by insurgency conflicts.