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Far-Right Leader Giorgia Meloni Set to Become Italy’s First Female PM

Far-right leader Giorgia Meloni claimed victory in Italy's election on Sunday and is on course to become the country's first female prime minister. Meloni's right-wing alliance, which also includes Matteo Salvini's far-right League and former PM Silvio Berlusconi's center-right Forza...

Greek Opposition Leader Tsipras Re-elected as SYRIZA Chief

Greek opposition leader Alexis Tsipras renewed his mandate as SYRIZA leader after an inner-party ballot on Sunday and expressed confidence that his party will win the next national election. It was the first time the leader of SYRIZA was directly...

Macron in Pole Position to Defeat Far-Right Le Pen for French Presidency

French President Emmanuel Macron will face the far right’s Marine Le Pen in a presidential run-off on April 24th after leading the first round on Sunday. With 99 percent of the results counted, Emmanuel Macron had 27.6 percent of the...

Putin Ally, Viktor Orban, Wins Fourth Term in Hungary Election

Viktor Orban, Hungary's nationalist Prime Minister and a longtime ally of Russia's Vladimir Putin, won Sunday's national elections, claiming a mandate for a fourth term. His right-wing Fidesz party won 53.1% of votes with 98% of the count complete, preliminary...

Hundreds of Thousands Vote for the New Leader of Greek Center-Left

More than a quarter of a million Greeks voted on Sunday in the first round of the elections for the new leader of the center-left Movement for Change party (KINAL). The elections took place after the death from the cancer...

German Coalition Government Announced

On Wednesday night, German political parties announced the conclusion of negotiations and the formation of a coalition government that will officially mark the end of Angela Merkel’s sixteen years as Chancellor. On September 26th, 2021, the center-left German party, the...

Registration on Electoral Lists of Greeks Residing Abroad Begins

Greeks who reside abroad but have lived in Greece for two years in the last 35 years can register to vote in national elections via an online platform activated recently, the Interior Ministry said on Wednesday. With its new information...

Centre-Left in Germany Secures Narrow Win in Election

Germany's centre-left SPD and their chancellor candidate, Olaf Scholz, have secured a narrow win over their centre-right CDU rivals in the elections held on Sunday. SPD have won 25.7 percent of the vote. Angela Merkel’s CDU party and their candidate,...

Germany Elects New Leader in Post-Merkel Era

Millions of voters in Germany head to the polls on Sunday to elect the new chancellor who will usher the post-Merkel era. Opinion polls show the race for the chancellery headed for a photo finish, with Merkel’s CDU-CSU conservative alliance...

Justin Trudeau Wins Canada Elections, But Misses Majority

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won a victory in Monday’s parliamentary elections, though his Liberals would still need to work with other parties to form their second minority government. The Liberals were leading in 156 ridings, the Conservatives in 123,...