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World - International
7/17/2024 8:10:15 PM
With nine days to the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics, France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Wednesday that the deeply divided country is "in a quagmire” after chaotic legislative elections produced a fragmented parliament.

World - International
7/5/2024 6:27:36 PM
Candidates in France's pivotal and polarizing legislative elections were making their last pushes on Friday for the second and decisive round of voting after a three-week campaign marked by hate speech, verbal abuse and physical attacks.

World - International
7/4/2024 6:16:43 PM
French far-right three-time presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Thursday said her National Rally (RN) party was still capable of winning an absolute majority in the second round of legislative elections this weekend.

World - International
7/3/2024 4:56:52 PM
France's prime minister on Wednesday urged voters to form a united front to block the far right in legislative elections, warning the anti-immigration party of Marine Le Pen was the only faction capable of winning an absolute majority.

World - International
7/1/2024 11:39:31 AM
French President Emmanuel Macron and his allies were on Monday beginning a week of intense campaigning ahead of the second round of legislative elections to prevent the far right in a historic first from taking an absolute majority and control of government.

World - International
6/30/2024 9:33:04 PM
France's far-right won the first round of pivotal legislative elections on Sunday with the centrist forces of President Emmanuel Macron coming in only third behind the left after the highest turnout in over four decades, estimates said.

Sports - World
6/13/2024 8:26:40 PM
France star Ousmane Dembele admitted on Thursday the political situation in the country had "set alarm bells ringing" and said he and his teammates intended to vote in upcoming legislative elections even if they are still involved at Euro 2024 in Germany.

World - International
6/10/2024 12:47:06 PM
Far-right parties made big gains in the European Parliament in election results that rattled the traditional powers and made French President Emmanuel Macron call snap legislative elections.

World - International
6/9/2024 11:03:57 PM
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday announced he was dissolving parliament and called snap legislative elections after the far-right trounced his centrist alliance in EU polls.

World - Africa
9/29/2023 12:31:04 PM
Voters in Eswatini, Africa's last absolute monarchy, cast their ballots on Friday for legislative elections that despite recent -- and deadly -- pro-democracy protests are unlikely to change the political scenery in the tightly controlled kingdom.

World - Africa
8/23/2023 10:30:38 AM
Zimbabweans on Wednesday began voting in closely-watched presidential and legislative elections after a campaign tainted by a crackdown on the opposition, fears of vote rigging and public anger at the economic crisis.

World - International
6/18/2023 10:50:03 PM
Greece once again holds legislative elections on Sunday, June 25.

World - Region
6/8/2023 6:58:57 PM
The United Nations said Thursday it would work towards helping Libya's rival factions agree on contested points preventing long-delayed presidential and legislative elections being held in the conflict-scarred nation.

World - International
5/29/2023 6:05:42 PM
The Greek presidency said Monday the country will hold fresh elections on June 25, as Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis seeks to consolidate his gains in national elections that still left it short of a parliamentary majority.

World - International
4/2/2023 11:59:25 AM
Finns began voting on Sunday in legislative elections that could see the country take a dramatic turn to the right, as centre-right and anti-immigration parties vie to unseat Social Democratic Prime Minister Sanna Marin.

World - Region
3/26/2023 7:26:55 PM
Authorities in Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region announced on Sunday a November date for legislative elections which had been postponed by a year due to disputes between two major parties.

World - Region
2/27/2023 11:04:38 PM
The United Nations’ top diplomat in Libya said Monday that he is launching a new attempt to calm the deeply unsettled nation by pushing for rival factions’ to agree on holding presidential and legislative elections this year, but any optimism was dampened by a lack of details and continued disputes.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/31/2023 10:09:44 PM
The results of Tunisia’s legislative elections this week indicate that President Kais Saied and the parties loyal to him remain at the forefront of the political stage, reports Karam Said

World - Region
8/30/2022 8:28:35 PM
Iraqi President Barham Saleh on Tuesday encouraged early legislative elections to settle a political crisis that escalated into deadly clashes this week, killing dozens and wounding hundreds more.

World - International
5/2/2022 3:14:53 PM
Victorious over his far-right rival in last month's presidential vote, centrist Emmanuel Macron now faces a gathering challenge from the left in France's upcoming legislative elections.

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