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Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen won the first round of the French presidential election, triggering a runoff on May 7, according to projections by polling agencies and official partial results. Macron, a first-time candidate and political independent, was on course...

Millions of French voters began casting their ballots in the first round of the presidential election Sunday morning. After a campaign that has remade the nation's political landscape, four candidates with radically different visions are in a position to qualify for the next round. They are Marine...

British Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise call for holding an early election on June 8 won MPs approval on Wednesday. The House of Commons voted 522-13, which was more than the two-third majority needed, for having the snap poll that May announced unexpectedly on Tuesday. In normal schedule,...

Theresa-May-040817.jpg British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday announced a snap general election for June 8, saying that political unity is crucial as her government prepares to begin Brexit negotiations with the European Union. The unexpected move is a complete reversal of her earlier stance that a general election would be held only as per schedule in 2020.

UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May's surprise announcement on Tuesday to hold an early general election on June 8. "I welcome the Prime Minister's decision to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority...

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday announced a snap general election for June 8. In a surprise statement at 10 Downing Street, May said the U.K. needed stability, certainty and strong leadership after the June 2016 referendum. Her government has delivered that, she claimed. She also...

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has narrowly won a referendum to expand presidential powers, which could keep him in office until 2029. With 99.45% of ballots counted, the "Yes" campaign had won 51.37% and "No" 48.63%, and the electoral board called victory for "Yes". Erdogan supporters...

The counting of votes is underway on Sunday in a crucial referendum to give expanded powers to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that is set to influence the country's future dramatically, and initial results suggest that the 'Yes' vote is leading. The state-run Anadolu Agency said that there were 57.46...

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