• Jean-Luc Melenchon.
    Last update: 15:20 07.05.2017
    15:20 07.05.2017

    Melenchon’s Supporters Refuse to Give Votes to Macron

    Supporters of leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon who did not make it to the second round of the French presidential elections are predominantly refusing to give their votes to centrist Emmanuel Macron on Sunday, media report.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • View of the Brussels business district and 1958 Atomium landmark.
    Last update: 15:01 07.05.2017
    15:01 07.05.2017

    Media Denied Access to Brussels' Polling Stations Amid French Presidential Runoff

    The representatives of media were banned from access to the polling stations opened in Belgium’s capital for the second round of the French presidential election without any comment on behalf of the Consulate of France, French media reported.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • French far-right presidential candidate, Marine Le Pen exits a voting booth before casting her ballot in Henin Beaumont, France
    Last update: 13:12 07.05.2017
    13:12 07.05.2017

    Both French Presidential Candidates Vote in Runoff Election

    Both French presidential candidates, right-wing Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron, have cast their ballots in the Sunday runoff election.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • French presidential election candidate Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards ! casts his ballot at a polling station during the the second round of 2017 French presidential election, in Le Touquet, France, May 7, 2017.
    Last update: 13:11 07.05.2017
    13:11 07.05.2017

    French Citizens Voting in Brussels Favor Macron Over Le Pen - Exit Poll

    French citizens in Brussels are mostly voting for En March! movement leader, centrist Emmanuel Macron in the runoff of the presidential election, media report citing their survey data.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • French President Francois Hollande prepares to vote in the second round of 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Tulle, France
    Last update: 12:56 07.05.2017
    12:56 07.05.2017

    Hollande Casts Ballot in Presidential Runoff Election

    Outgoing French leader Francois Hollande has cast his vote in the Sunday runoff presidential election in the south-western town of Tulle.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • Police cover the chest of a member of feminist activist group Femen as they arrest her after unveiling a banner on a church in Henin-Beaumont, north-western France, to protest against French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN - National Front) party Marine Le Pen on May 7, 2017, during the second round of the Presidential election.
    Last update: 12:39 07.05.2017
    12:39 07.05.2017

    Topless Femen Activists Place Banner on Polling Station in Anti-Le Pen Protest

    Topless activists from the feminist group Femen on Sunday staged a protest against French right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in front of a polling station in the northern town of Henin-Beaumont.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • A woman walks near election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, left, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Saint Jean Pied de Port, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017
    Last update: 10:02 07.05.2017
    10:02 07.05.2017

    Macron, Le Pen: What to Expect From French Presidential Election

    France’s future in the EU, the euro, relations with Russia and the US, the war on terror, the migrant crisis – these are the main issues French voters will have in mind when they cast their ballots Sunday for the presidential candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Marcon.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • Ballots with the names of 2017 French presidential election candidates Emmanuel Macron (L) and Marine Le Pen are seen near ballot boxes on the eve of the second round of the French presidential election, at a polling station in Tulle, France, May 6, 2017
    Last update: 09:05 07.05.2017
    09:05 07.05.2017
  • A woman walks near election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, left, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Saint Jean Pied de Port, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017
    Last update: 07:30 07.05.2017
    07:30 07.05.2017

    French Voters Set to Vote in Presidential Run-Off on Sunday

    French voters head to polling stations on Sunday to vote in the second round of presidential election, choosing between right-wing Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • A police officer is in faction in front of the Elysee Palace in Paris
    Last update: 02:09 07.05.2017
    02:09 07.05.2017

    Man Shot Dead Near Paris Ahead of French Presidential Run-Off

    A man was shot dead in Paris ahead of the second round of French presidential election.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • Electoral documents for the upcoming second round of 2017 French presidential election are displayed as registered voters will receive an envelope containing the declarations of faith of each candidate, Emmanuel Macron (R) and Marine Le Pen (L), along with the two ballot papers for the May 7 second round of the French presidential election, in Nice, France, May 3, 2017
    Last update: 01:22 07.05.2017
    01:22 07.05.2017

    Voter Turnout in President Election in French Guiana Higher Than in First Round

    The voter turnout in French Guiana reached 41.19 percent in the final round of French presidential election on Saturday.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • An army soldier patrols past posters showing faces of the candidates for the first-round presidential election near a polling station in Paris, Sunday, April 23, 2017
    Last update: 17:40 06.05.2017
    17:40 06.05.2017

    French Soldiers Serving Abroad Unable to Vote in Presidential Run-Off Personally

    French soldiers, serving in other countries, will have an opportunity to vote in the second round of presidential election only by proxy, according to a source in the country's general staff.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron presents his program
    Last update: 17:20 06.05.2017
    17:20 06.05.2017

    Facts About French Independent Presidential Candidate Emmanuel Macron

    Emmanuel Macron, the leader of the social liberal En Marche! movement, graduated from the University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Defense with a master’s degree in philosophy, is suppossed to be favourite in the second round of French presidential election.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, casts her ballot in the first round of 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, April 23, 2017.
    Last update: 17:05 06.05.2017
    17:05 06.05.2017

    French Right-Wing Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen

    France's right-wing presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen will face independent candidate Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential election on Sunday, after coming second in the first round.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • A woman walks near election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, left, and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Saint Jean Pied de Port, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017
    Last update: 16:49 06.05.2017
    16:49 06.05.2017

    Neither Macron, Nor Le Pen: French Left Lambasts Presidential Candidates

    With the clock ticking down until Sunday's presidential runoff election in France, many voters remain unimpressed by either presidential hopefuls; although many are reluctant to support either Macron or Le Pen, the country will have to make its final choice on May 7, according to RIA Novosti.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2
  • Ballots with the names of 2017 French presidential election candidates Emmanuel Macron (L) and Marine Le Pen are seen near ballot boxes on the eve of the second round of the French presidential election, at a polling station in Tulle, France, May 6, 2017
    Last update: 13:59 06.05.2017
    13:59 06.05.2017

    Voting for 2nd Round of French Presidential Vote Opens for Overseas Residents

    The voting process in the French presidential run-off kicked off on Saturday in several of the country's overseas territories.

    2017 French Presidential Election: Round 2