Voters rejected France's traditional political parties Sunday, opting for two populist candidates who will contest the election runoff on May 7.
Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen will go head-to-head in the second round of the French elections.
From the triumph of Francois Mitterrand in 1981 to the surprise of Le Pen in 2002, the presidential elections are often known for their twists and turns.
Former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov makes a comeback over the Socialists in Bulgaria's parliamentary vote, exit polls suggest.
Members of the campaigning community Avaaz gathered in front of the Dutch parliament on Thursday to celebrate after Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s VVD easily won national elections, defying polls that su
After the Dutch election, EU leaders have been congratulating the country’s prime minster who beat the Eurosceptic anti-Islam Geert Wilders.
The challenge from Geert Wilders and his nationalist Freedom Party appears to have been seen off by the centre-right, but it may still take some time for the full impact of the Dutch election to be…
Adama Barrow finally landed on Gambian soil nearly two months after his election win and days after Yahya Jammeh fled into exile.
The Russian President has hit out at those he claims are spreading fake information about the US President-elect.
Romanians hand power back to the country's Social Democrats (PSD) in their general election on Sunday.
Having conceded defeat, the Gambian president now says that he rejects the outcome of this month’s election that he lost to opposition leader Adama Barrow.
It is third time lucky for Ghana opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo.
The Green Party has dropped its Pennsylvania recount suit making what was an incredibly small chance of overturning the election results now an impossibility.
President-elect Donald Trump and his supporters have launched a sudden robust attempt to derail efforts to secure vote recounts in three “Rust Belt” states.
The Green Party’s candidate in the US presidential election is prepared to ask for recounts in key states, according to her team.
The presidential election results in Bulgaria and Moldova show a distinct pro-Russian political trend.
There has been a surprise result in Lithuania’s general election with political newcomers the Peasant and Green Union claiming victory.
Bosnian Serb Mladen Grujicic has been elected mayor of Srebrenica where thousands of Muslims were killed by Bosnian Serbs during the 1990s.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has addressed the new Duma following last month's election.
With 93 percent of the votes counted in Russia’s parliamentary elections, the country’s Central Election Commission announced the governing United Russia party is on track to win 343 seats in the 450-
The governing United Russia party is well on course to consolidate power in Russia's lower house after a parliamentary election on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's Conservatives have suffered their second electoral blow in two weeks. Support for her Christian Democrats (CDU) has plunged to a post-reunification low in a Berlin state vot
Opposition groups win parliamentary seats for first time since 1996 as MPs loyal to President Alexander Lukashenko retained power.
The African Union plans to send mediators to Gabon, while France recommended a recount.
Angela Merkel's CDU has lost out to the anti-migrant, anti-Islam AFD in a state election in Mecklenburg-West Pomerania in north eastern Germany.
A spokesman for Gabon's main opposition leader, Jean Ping, has said the Gabonese people will not accept figures from the electoral commission suggesting that incumbent Ali Bongo was on course for a se
South Africa’s ruling African National Congress has been dealt a huge blow in municipal elections.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s landslide election victory is a double-edged sword.
After six months of political deadlock, Spain has yet another hung parliament.