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UK general election 2017: Voters to go to the polls

Polls open at 07:00 BST at more than 40,000 polling stations across the country, with counting starting once voting ends at 22:00 BST, according to the BBC. A total of 650 Westminster MPs will be elected, with about 46.9 million people registered

South Korean election: liberal Moon Jae-in claims presidency win

Mr Moon favours greater dialogue with North Korea, in a change to current South Korean policy, according to the BBC. "I will be president for all South Koreans," he told cheering supporters in Gwanghwamun Square in the capital Seoul. The early election was

South Koreans head to polls to choose next president

Frontrunner Moon Jae-in, candidate for the Democratic Party, smiled for the cameras as he lodged his vote early, Joinfo.com reports with reference to CNN. Moon, who is seen as a "clean" candidate, ran against Park in 2012 but narrowly lost. Now most

French presidential election: Macron favorite in opinion polls as

Opinion polls indicate they will pick Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old ex-economy minister who wants to bridge the left-right divide, resisting an anti-establishment tide that has seen Britons vote to leave the EU and Americans choose Donald Trump as U.S. president, Joinfo.com reports

French election: Macron to face Le Pen after first round

The independent centrist Emmanuel Macron has topped the first round of the French presidential election and according to projections will face the far-right Front National’s Marine Le Pen in a standoff marked by anti-establishment anger that knocked France’s traditional political parties

France votes in cliffhanger presidential election

Nearly 47 million voters will decide, under tight security, whether to back a pro-EU centrist newcomer, a scandal-ridden veteran conservative who wants to slash public spending, a far-left eurosceptic admirer of Fidel Castro or appoint France's first woman president who would shut

UK Prime Minister announces shock general election

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced the general election will be held on June 8 in an unexpected speech outside 10 Downing Street, according to Metro. Justifying the decision, Mrs May said: ‘The country is coming together but Westminster is not.’ She

Dutch election: PM Rutte says people rejected ‘wrong kind of populism’

"The Netherlands said 'Whoa!'" he declared after his centre-right VVD party's lead positioned him for a third successive term as prime minister, according to the BBC. With nearly all votes counted, his party easily beat the anti-immigration Freedom party of Geert Wilders. Fellow

Obama 2017 drive gathers steam in France

The Obama 2017 campaign posters are dotted across Paris, and an online petition has already gathered more than 40,000 signatures, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Deutsche Welle. Barack Obama may be out of a job in the United States, but he's in