After a bitter campaign, a vicious second-round debate and a hacking attack against one candidate, the polls opened on Sunday on mainland France in the final round of the national elections.
In cities and villages, small towns and suburbs, young and old are voting on Sunday in one of France’s most important presidential elections in memory, with the starkest of choices.
DAKAR, Senegal — Dozens of the nearly 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants just over three years ago in the Nigerian village of Chibok have been released as part of an exchange for detained suspects from the militant group, a statement from
There is at least one big question hanging over the French presidential elections on Sunday that could affect the outcome: Will supporters of the defeated far-left candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon vote for Marine Le Pen or Emmanuel Macron — or abstain altogether?
PARIS — France’s presidential election on Sunday has already broken all kinds of barriers in a country whose politics seemed frozen for decades.
PARIS After a tumultuous election campaign filled with scandal and surprises, the French public began to vote on Sunday on whether a pro-European Union centrist or an anti-EU, anti-immigration far-rightist will lead them for the next five years.