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With levels of frustration high with France's political class, Emmanuel Macron appears to have tapped into a desire for wholesale change – and he could be the country's youngest president in modern history
With scandals left and right, Francois Fillon's early frontrunner status is now diminished. Some commentators wonder whether he has lost the moral authority to carry out his key campaign pledge.
If Marine Le Pen does win the keys to the Elyseé Palace, it will be partly because of her repudiation of the man she once idolized – her own father, Jean-Marie Le Pen
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says President Rodrigo Duterte wants handpicked appointees in every barangay in the Philippines to rid the country of drugs
(UPDATED) With most ballots counted, Francisco Guterres – known by his nom de guerre 'Lu Olo' – received over 57% of votes cast in Monday's (March 20) poll, according to the election commission
Occidental Mindoro Representative Josephine Ramirez-Sato says CA members spend a lot of time researching the background of the Cabinet appointees and the needs of the departments
(UPDATED) Marine Le Pen's hardline stance on security and the place of Islam in France come under attack from her fellow presidential hopefuls
(UPDATED) The FBI 'is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election,' Comey tells a hearing by the House Intelligence Committee
(UPDATED) His tweet comes just as FBI and NSA chiefs are to speak to Congress on what ties Trump may have with Russia and his shocking claim that he was wiretapped by his predecessor, Barack Obama
The vote comes at a challenging time for the tiny half-island nation 15 years after gaining independence
The President is open to appointing Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as head of the consultative committee that will study possible amendments to the Constitution
(UPDATED) Centrist frontrunner Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are expected to come under attack in the first of 3 debates
Catalan leaders: 'The scenario of an agreed referendum is what we desire in Catalonia'
Martin Schulz: 'Starting now the fight begins to become the top party in the country and take over the chancellory'
Based on 'everything I have up to this morning – no evidence of collusion,' by Trump's team and Moscow, Representative Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says
If pursued, this will mark the SM group's entry into the country's rental housing market
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'We respect her passion, we even admire her for that, but being a secretary, passion is not enough,' says Commission on Appointments member Josephine Ramirez-Sato
The Philippines 13-million-hectare territory near Aurora is considered part of the country's extended continental shelf, but is not part of the PH national territory
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Check out the videos and read highlights of the transcript of the debate between veteran Senator Franklin Drilon and neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao
The vote will put Mark Rutte in pole position to form the next coalition government, with party leaders set to get down to talks soon
Malacañang says President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to reappoint the 4 Cabinet members to their respective posts
(UPDATED) Mark Rutte's Liberal VVD party is set to win 32 seats, making it the largest in the new 150-seat parliament, with Wilders and his Freedom Party (PVV) beaten into second place alongside two others on 19 seats
(UPDATED) 'The answer is off-tangent,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon after neophyte Senator Manny Pacquiao responds to one of his questions
'There is no correlation between the state of my knees and the state of my brain,' 76-year-old Education Secretary Leonor Briones tells the Commission on Appointments
The Climate Change Commission also says the Senate's swift concurrence to the ratification 'reflects the sense of global urgency needed'
(UPDATED) The Dutch general elections are being seen as a litmus test of the strength of far-right and populist parties ahead of other polls in Europe this year.
Senator Legarda defends Lopez, saying it's not accurate to say she's arbitrary since it was the DENR that did the mining audit
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III is also concerned about the impact of any mining ban on local government finance and people's livelihoods
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'Why are we creating a new agency when the GAB (Games and Amusements Board) can perform these functions?' asks Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon
On the eve of Wednesday's (March 15) legislative polls, many of the 12.9 million eligible Dutch voters appear not to have made up their minds which of the record 28 parties in the running to choose
Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez III explains the Mining Industry Coordinating Council review to members of the Commission on Appointments
(UPDATED) Pacquiao says they will give Lopez time to respond to questions raised during the Commission on Appointments' March 14 meeting
Acrimony flares between Turkey and EU states – a standoff that risks affecting Ankara's entire relationship with Europe
The feisty Occidental Mindoro congresswoman talks to Rappler about what the Commission on Appointments looks for in a cabinet official
'This passage of the Affordable Higher Education for All Act is a clear message from the Senate to every Filipino that we prioritize education, that we choose to invest, first and foremost, in our students,' says Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV
Seventeen parties field candidates in Honduras's party primaries on for local councils, national and Central American lawmakers, 3 vice presidents and for the post of president
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Here's what you need to know about the tuition-free policy, as proposed in the Senate
The Commission on Appointments has the power to confirm, bypass, or reject the appointment of top public officials and senior military officers. But here are 5 reasons this power is flawed.
(UPDATED) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accuses the Dutch of behaving like fascists in their treatment of Turkish ministers
Away from the tourist delights of the tulips, windmills and clogs, here is a beginner's guide to the Dutch elections
'It continues to strike me how decisions coming from a foundation of love and towards the life and well-being of our people have been viewed so negatively,' says Environment Secretary Gina Lopez
(UPDATED) 'Ban our foreign minister from flying however much you like, but from now on let's see how your flights will land in Turkey,' says Erdogan
Turkish ministers have been heading to Europe to whip up support for a 'yes' vote among Turkey's voters abroad, ahead of the April referendum on whether to boost President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's powers