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Macron tops French election, to face Le Pen in 2nd round

AFP Paris Centrist Emmanuel Macron finished ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday to qualify alongside her for the runoff in France's presidential election, initial projections suggested. Macron was projected to ..

UK parties start poll campaign with promises of holidays, burka ban, Brexit

Reuters LONDON More holidays, a burka ban and an end to hard Brexit - just some of the policies Britain's opposition parties hope will prevent an overwhelming election victory by Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May in June. ..

AFP Cologne Germany's anti-immigration AfD wrapped up a fractious party congress Sunday by choosing a new team to lead it into a September general election, after dramatically sidelining its most prominent personality. ..

AFP Rome An Italian prosecutor claims charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are in direct contact with people traffickers in Libya, reigniting a bitter row over what the aid groups defend as vital, life-saving ..

AFP Kiev The OSCE said Sunday the first staff member of its monitoring mission in Ukraine had died after a patrol vehicle hit a landmine in the Russian-backed separatist east. The announcement saw Kiev and the insurgents quickly ..

REUTERS PARIS France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters' anger with the political establishment. Over ..

AFP Paris The two men suspected of plotting an"imminent" attack ahead of France's presidential election were charged Sunday with terror offences, prosecutors said. The foiled plot in Marseille sparked fears that the closing ..