Reported by L.A. Times The most fiercely contested, scandal-hit French presidential election ended as predicted Sunday, with a first-round victory for centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Early estimates, based on results at several hundred representative polling stations, showed.. »more
PARIS (AP) " French voters have begun casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world.Over 60,000 polling stations opened Sunday at 0600...
France's official polling watchdog told Reuters last week that the country's nine main pollsters had committed to refrain from carrying out exit polls and said anything purporting to reflect results before the last polling stations close at 8 PM in France (1800 GMT) could only be a rumour at best.
The Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann was shot at her Kenyan ranch and airlifted for treatment after herders invaded in search of pasture to save their animals from drought, officials said Sunday.