National Front’s Marine Le Pen takes lead in new opinion poll

National Front’s Marine Le Pen takes lead in new opinion poll

National Front leader Marine Le Pen has edged ahead of conservative rival and former frontrunner François Fillon of Les Républicains party, a major poll released on Thursday showed. According to French daily newspaper Le Monde, Le Pen now commands between 25 and 26 percent support among likely voters compared to 23-25 percent for Fillon, who […]

Haiti annuls presidential poll result, sets new election date

Haiti annuls presidential poll result, sets new election date

Haitians will head to the polls on October 9 to vote for a new president, officials confirmed on Monday, after the results of last year’s controversial election were formally annulled. “The Council has decided to repeat the first round of the presidential election,” the president of the Provisional Electoral Council (CEP) Leopold Berlanger told reporters, […]