Monday, August 19, 2019
Boris Johnson has been elected to lead the UK's Conservative Party, meaning he will succeed Theresa May as the country's new prime minister. The 55-year-old former mayor of London won the leadership race on Tuesday after securing 92,153 votes compared...
Preliminary results in Ukraine's parliamentary election suggest President Volodymyr Zelensky's Servant of the People party is on course to win big as Ukrainians endorse his reform agenda. The Central Election Commission (CEC) said the ruling party had secured 42.19% of...
French President Emmanuel Macron has demanded an explanation from Iran for their arrest of Franco-Iranian academic researcher Fariba Adelkhah. The 60-year-old anthropologist is a senior research fellow at Sciences Po university in Paris. Her arrest comes at a time when...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s bouts of shaking at public events are firing up a debate among some of her Christian Democrats about whether she should pass power to her protege sooner than a planned handover in 2021, senior party...
European Parliament group Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe Party has announced it will rebrand as Renew Europe. The move comes after French President Emmanuel Macron's En Marche party, as well as other national parties, joined the group known...
A Moldovan court has temporarily stripped pro-Russian President Igor Dodon of his duties, a move that has deepened an ongoing political crisis in the country. The Constitutional Court appointed former prime minister Pavel Filip as interim president, who immediately signed...
Former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, is a candidate for the European elections in Germany. And he is not the only one. Other European politicians have also chosen to run in other countries like a former Europe minister from Italys...
Benjamin Netanyahu's governing right-wing Likud Party is inching closer to a fifth term. Though he's running neck and neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz with 97% of the votes counted, Netanyahu is in a strong position to form a coalition...
 Moldova's election has produced a hung parliament, results showed on Monday, splitting the vote between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when the ex-Soviet republic's relations with the European Union have soured. Corruption scandals and accusations of poisoning have...
French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed at a prominent intellectual by a group of "yellow vest" protesters in Paris. Police stepped in to protect the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut after he was bombarded with insults and anti-Jewish taunts...

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