Tagged: Elections

France’s Macron defeats far-right, pledges change

Emmanuel Macron comfortably defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, heading off a political earthquake for Europe but acknowledging dissatisfaction with his first term and saying he would seek to make amends. His...

Libya delays long-awaited election seen as key to peace

Authorities overseeing war-torn Libya’s first presidential election have confirmed that holding it on Friday as scheduled is “impossible” and suggested a month-long delay. The vote was intended to mark a fresh start for the...