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Macron: modern president with Midas touch

Macron's party can win the absolute parliamentary majority, analysts say.

UK election deals May a crushing blow, blurring Brexit talks

Brexit talks are more uncertain than ever. 

May's grip on power in doubt as UK election heads for stalemate

Pound sterling falls sharply on unclear outcome.
June 09, 2017 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Polls on eve of UK election suggest PM May will boost majority

On eve of election, May tries to put focus back on Brexit
June 08, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Cambodia PM repeats warning of war if opposition wins vote

Prime Minister Hun Sen has vowed to stay on after more than three decades in power.
May 26, 2017 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Iranians demanding change deliver emphatic victory for Rouhani

The architect of Iran's still-fragile detente with the West, he led with 58.6 percent of the vote.
May 20, 2017 | 04:49 pm GMT+7

France's Macron takes power, vows to heal division, restore global status

The pro-EU centrist assumed power after winning a bitterly-fought campaign that divided the nation.
May 14, 2017 | 11:18 pm GMT+7

S.Korea president winner Moon vows to unify bruised country

Moon's victory is expected to bring the country, badly bruised by the scandal which saw former President Park Geun-hye impeached, back on track.
May 09, 2017 | 11:43 pm GMT+7

South Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

Liberal Moon Jae-in, who calls for a moderate approach on North Korea and wants to reform powerful family-run conglomerates, is likely to be the next president.
May 09, 2017 | 11:04 am GMT+7

Macron wins French presidency, to sighs of relief in Europe

The centrist's victory will bring huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Brexit and Donald Trump's election as U.S. president.
May 08, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Macron's French presidential campaign emails leaked online

Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it had been the target of a 'massive' computer hack.
May 06, 2017 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Macron cements bid for French presidency after bitter TV debate

At stake are two diametrically opposed views of Europe and France's place in the world. Le Pen would close borders and quit the euro currency while Macron wants closer European ...
May 05, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Labour gains in British polls, but May's party keeps strong lead

Three polls on Saturday showed a rise in support for the opposition Labour party.
April 30, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

French presidential vote: international media react

The results of France's first round of presidential election made front page headlines around the world on Monday.
April 24, 2017 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Macron, Le Pen set for French election run-off

Neither candidate from the mainstream Republicans and Socialists made it through to the second round.
April 24, 2017 | 08:45 am GMT+7