As the runoff round of the French presidential election approaches, the only hope for Sarkozy who was trailing Hollande by a 9-10 point margin was that right winger Marine Le Pen would endorse his candidacy. If at all, she was expected to do so this morning. She did not. Instead, she told her followers to cast a blank vote, in essence cementing the fate of Sarkozy, and setting France and Germany on a big showdown over the fate of the fiscal union, and Europe's austerity.
An opinion poll suggesting far-right leader Marine Le Pen could win the first round of next year's presidential election has caused a shock in France. The survey for Le Parisien newspaper puts the National Front leader, who took ove... Read Post
A number of odd events happened throughout Ukraine as the country was voting in a presidential election runoff on Sunday. These included topless girls protesting and a voter eating his ballot paper.... Read Post