A former Haitian coup leader who was elected to be a senator pleaded guilty in the US on Monday to conspiring to launder drug money, American officials said.
French voters did exactly what they were expected to do — to the relief of French pollsters who helped redeem a profession still smarting over getting Brexit and the US election wrong.
French politics has entered uncharted territory after the “big bang” that saw off the presidential candidates of both the traditional left and right parties for the first time.
Greece’s port police said Monday at least 16 people including women and children have died in a suspected migrant boat sinking off the Aegean island of Lesbos.
Brexit spearhead Nigel Farage on Monday said France’s far-right anti-immigration firebrand Marine Le Pen could score a shock upset in her country’s upcoming presidential election run-off against European centrist Emmanuel Macron.
The EU warned membership candidate Turkey on Monday of a review and possible “redefinition” of ties after a referendum granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan extra powers.
Former US president Barack Obama returned to the public spotlight Monday, saying he hopes to spend the next phase of his life helping to “prepare the next generation of leadership.”
Protesters rallied Monday vowing to block Venezuela’s main roads to raise pressure on President Nicolas Maduro after three weeks of deadly unrest that have left 21 people dead.
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who scored her best results in Sunday’s presidential vote far from France’s biggest cities, was carried to the run-off election by a part of the nation left behind in an era of globalisation.
A US-backed alliance of Arab-Kurdish forces entered the key jihadist-held town of Tabqa on Monday as they pursued their campaign against the Islamic State group in northern Syria.
Pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron came under fire Monday over a glitzy party in a high-end Paris bistro and his triumphant speech following his success in the first round of France’s presidential polls.