Tiny Himalayan nation of Bhutan votes in third ever election as India and China tussle for influence

Voters in Bhutan, “Land of the Thunder Dragon”, went to the polls Saturday in the first round of only the third election in the small Himalayan nation wedged between rivals India and China.
The two parties with the most votes will contest a run-off on October 18, with Harvard-educated Tshering Tobgay, 52, hoping for a second consecutive term as prime minister.
But the keen mountain-biker’s People’s Democratic Party (PDP) faces a tough challenge from the Druk Phuensum…