“I see flies, I see mosquitoes,” said a Chechen woman who represents the local government on human rights matters, “but I have never seen a gay man.”
Two other civilian monitors with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe were injured when their patrol vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk.
Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen, a centrist and a far-right candidate, were set to advance after the first round of elections in France. Though their supporters celebrated, some acknowledged that the election had not been won yet. The run-off will be on May 7.
The far-right National Front candidate said she had "the immense responsibility to defend the French nation" after she appeared set to advance to a runoff vote in the presidential election.
Halibut, cheese soufflé and pineapple brioche pudding are on the menu for the president’s meeting with an eclectic mix of America’s friends, rivals and skeptics.
Mr. Macron, a political novice, and Ms. Le Pen, a far-right firebrand, appeared headed toward a runoff vote next month after voters rejected the mainstream parties.
Voters have to choose from 11 candidates, with the four leading ones so close in the polls that it is too risky to predict the outcome.
The Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English.
The presidential election on Sunday is one of the most consequential in recent times — not just for France, but for Europe — and one of the most unpredictable, too.
A woman with dementia has been ordered to leave her family and return to her native country, reflecting Europe’s growing anti-immigrant sentiment.
The French presidential election is taking place in the shadow of a recent attack. Research shows that the effect of terrorism on voting is profound but complex.
Turkish denials have long rested on the lack of documentary evidence. But a researcher says he has found a crucial telegram about the World War I-era atrocity.
With his understanding of the web, Jean-Luc Mélenchon has extended the reach of his message and drawn the support of a new generation of online commentators.
Imposing $4.3 billion in penalties for cheating on diesel emissions, a federal judge assailed Volkswagen for “corporate greed.”
The Trump administration appears to have little appetite for another European economic relief project. And calls are growing for Europe to help.
Months of campaigning culminate in the first round of the French presidential election on April 23. In 360, join the campaign rallies of five of the candidates.
The French election is the latest European vote in which a far-right party has a shot at gaining power, though a win has yet to materialize.
For the first time since the industrial revolution, Britain expects to go 24 hours without using coal to generate electricity, and expects to end all such use by 2025.
Officer Jugelé was gunned down on Thursday evening on the Champs-Élysées, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State. He joined the city force in 2010.
Using classic K.G.B. tactics, security officers lured gay men into traps and tortured them into giving up the identities of others like them.