presidential election

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

Macron wins French presidency by emphatic margin: projections

Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed, according to Reuters. The centrist's emphatic victory, which

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’s presidential campaign hacked

The document dump happened Friday night, less than 48 hours before the country votes in the final round of the presidential election, which pits the independent centrist Macron against the far-right Marine Le Pen, according to CNN. The files were released

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

20 people to be questioned at US Senate intelligence committee hearing over Russia interference in 2016 election

"This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has seen in my time here," Chairman Richard Burr, a North Carolina Republican, said at a news conference with committee vice-chairman Mark Warner. Burr's been in the Senate since 2005, and served

Pro-European candidate Van der Bellen wins presidential election in Austria

According to an exit poll conducted by Austrian broadcaster ORF on Sunday, independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen has been elected as Austrian president after winning 53.6 percent of the vote, Deutsche Welle reports. "From the start, I have always fought and