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Anne Hidalgo elected to be first female mayor of Paris
30/03/2014 - France

Socialist Anne Hidalgo elected first female mayor of Paris

Anne Hidalgo, the leftist deputy of the outgoing mayor Betrand Delanoe, has been elected as Paris’ first female mayor in Sunday’s run-off vote, according to exit polls.

French socialists suffered major losses in Sunday's municipal elections.
30/03/2014 - France

French socialists hammered as far-right triumphs in key towns

France’s municipal elections amounted to a strong push back against the socialist government Sunday as the far-right National Front (FN) claimed control of at least two mid-sized towns, the ...
Bangladesh in crisis after violent general election
07/01/2014 - World news explained

Bangladesh in crisis after violent general election

In Bangladesh, the incumbent prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s Awami League won the controversial election on Sunday by a landslide.
07/10/2013 - France

Front National top, Left eliminated in southern French by-election

The Front National candidate comfortably scored the highest number of votes in a cantonal by-election on Sunday in the southern town of Brignoles, where the Socialist-backed candidate was ...
Frenchh President François Hollande in Japan last week
10/06/2013 - France

Right wins two French by-elections

France’s Socialist government suffered a setback in two by-elections this weekend.
18/06/2012 - Report: Egypt

Muslim Brotherhood secures presidency in early results, military seizes control

The Muslim Brotherhood has secured a marginal victory in Egypt’s presidential election after initial counts on Monday.
Algeria's president Abdelaziz Bouteflika casts his ballot at a polling station in Algiers, 10 May, 2012
12/05/2012 - Algeria

Bouteflika's ruling National Liberation Front wins Algeria election

Algeria's ruling National Liberation Front has won legislative elections in a blow for the Islamists who were hoping to ride on the Arab Spring's tide of democratic change.

 

06/05/2012 - French presidential election campaign 2012

François Hollande elected president of France

François Hollande has been elected president of France with 51.9 per cent of the votes, according to exit polls, the first Socialist to hold the post since François Mitterrand in the ...
22/04/2012 - French presidential election campaign 2012

Hollande ahead in first round of France's presidential election

Socialist candidate François Hollande won first place in the first round of France's presidential election Sunday with 28.4 per cent.
22/04/2012 - Report: French presidential election 2012

Change? Or Sarkozy again? French vote in presidential election

French voters turned out for the first round of France’s presidential election Sunday, many of them critical of a campaign they say failed to address their true concerns.
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