Leftist party on course for Romania election victory, say exit polls

Leftist party on course for Romania election victory, say exit polls

Romania’s leftist Social Democrats (PSD) won Sunday’s parliamentary election by a wide margin, exit polls showed, putting them in a strong position to form a coalition government with a junior ally. Seeking re-election a year after the coalition it led stepped down amid street protests over its failure to address corruption, the PSD appears to […]

Obama calls for ‘course correction’ on globalisation during Europe visit

Obama calls for ‘course correction’ on globalisation during Europe visit

US President Barack Obama arrived in Germany on Wednesday on the final leg of a European tour aimed at reassuring key allies about transatlantic ties under his successor Donald Trump. Obama touched down in Berlin for a visit due to last until Friday, during which he will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel as […]

Putin’s United Russia party on course for victory in parliamentary elections

Putin’s United Russia party on course for victory in parliamentary elections

Russia’s ruling United Russia party on Sunday cruised to an easy victory in parliamentary polls that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to glide to a fourth term in 2018 elections, partial results showed. The ballot for the 450-seat State Duma was smooth sailing for authorities desperate to avoid a repeat of mass […]