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With Macron’s Blessing, France Unveils a Sweeping Ethics Overhaul

With Macron’s Blessing, France Unveils a Sweeping Ethics Overhaul

François Bayrou, the French justice minister, supported Emmanuel Macron’s presidential campaign on the condition that Mr. Macron make ethics legislation a top priority.
Nepal’s Parliament Makes Veteran Politician a Four-Time Prime Minister

Nepal’s Parliament Makes Veteran Politician a Four-Time Prime Minister

Nepal’s newly elected prime minister, Sher Bahadur Deuba, left, with his predecessor, Pushpa Kamal Dahal, at Parliament House in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Tuesday.
At Least 12 Killed in Pair of Terrorist Attacks in Iran

At Least 12 Killed in Pair of Terrorist Attacks in Iran

Iranian security forces outside the Parliament building on Wednesday.
What to Look for as U.K. Voters Go to the Polls in a Volatile Year

What to Look for as U.K. Voters Go to the Polls in a Volatile Year

Supporters of the opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, at a campaign rally on Wednesday in Watford, England.
What Is a Hung Parliament? What Does It Mean for Britain?

What Is a Hung Parliament? What Does It Mean for Britain?

A statue of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill in front of the Houses of Parliament in London on Friday.
Live Briefing: The Latest: Theresa May’s Next Move, and ‘Brexit’ Questions

Live Briefing: The Latest: Theresa May’s Next Move, and ‘Brexit’ Questions

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain leaving the Conservative Party headquarters in London on Friday.
Iranian Kurds Are Implicated in Terrorist Attacks in Tehran

Iranian Kurds Are Implicated in Terrorist Attacks in Tehran

Mourners attended a funeral in Tehran on Friday for some of the victims of two attacks by terrorists aligned with the Islamic State.

The British Election: What Happened and What’s Next?

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain suffered a humiliating defeat in the 2017 general election. Her opponent Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, re-energized his party and altered the landscape of
What Turned the British Election? Maybe the Youth Vote

What Turned the British Election? Maybe the Youth Vote

Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of Britain’s Labour Party, leaving his party’s headquarters in London on Friday. The party gained 31 seats in Thursday’s election.
Emmanuel Macron’s Amateur Politicians Are Poised to Remake French Parliament

Emmanuel Macron’s Amateur Politicians Are Poised to Remake French Parliament

Hervé Berville campaigned at the market in St.-Jacut-de-la-Mer, France. The first round of national voting for Parliament is Sunday.
Emmanuel Macron’s Party on Track to Claim Majority in France’s Parliament

Emmanuel Macron’s Party on Track to Claim Majority in France’s Parliament

A political poster in Dinan, France, earlier month shows President Emmanuel Macron with Hervé Berville, one of the candidates of the French president’s party for the National Assembly.
For Britain, Political Stability Is a Quaint Relic

For Britain, Political Stability Is a Quaint Relic

Protesters against Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain near 10 Downing Street in London on Friday.
For Macron’s Party in France, Success Is Broad. But How Deep?

For Macron’s Party in France, Success Is Broad. But How Deep?

President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace. His party is poised to dominate the National Assembly.
Le Pen Loses Luster, Signaling Far Right’s Retreat in France, and Maybe Beyond

Le Pen Loses Luster, Signaling Far Right’s Retreat in France, and Maybe Beyond

Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right National Front party in France, speaking at a rally in Calais last week before the first round of parliamentary elections.
Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

Sarah El Haïry, 28, a political newcomer, campaigning in Heric, France. The candidate hopes to draw on the good will for France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron.
Macron’s Party and Allies Win Majority in French Parliamentary Elections

Macron’s Party and Allies Win Majority in French Parliamentary Elections

People waited to cast ballots in a polling station in Marseille, France, on Sunday during the final round of parliamentary elections.
Queen’s Speech to U.K. Parliament Outlines Theresa May’s Scaled-Down Agenda

Queen’s Speech to U.K. Parliament Outlines Theresa May’s Scaled-Down Agenda

Queen Elizabeth II giving the speech that sets out the British government’s legislative program during the state opening of Parliament in London on Wednesday.
Theresa May Reaches Deal for Backing of Northern Ireland Party

Theresa May Reaches Deal for Backing of Northern Ireland Party

Britain’s Conservatives, led by Prime Minister Theresa May, second from right, signed a deal with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party, led by Arlene Foster, second from left, in London on
Philippines May Get New Law: Sing National Anthem With Spirit or Face Prison Time

Philippines May Get New Law: Sing National Anthem With Spirit or Face Prison Time

Filipinos on Pag-asa — also known as Thitu Island, in the South China Sea — sang the Philippine national anthem in April.
U.K. to Fund Abortions in England for Women From Northern Ireland

U.K. to Fund Abortions in England for Women From Northern Ireland

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain, right, visiting Berlin on Thursday. Mrs. May’s party agreed to fund abortions for women who travel to England from Northern Ireland, where the procedure is more