National governments

The chairmen of Germany's governing parties, Markus Soeder (CSU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU) and Malu Dreyer (SPD), from left, arrive to a press conference in Berlin, Germany, to confirm agreement on a reform of the country's pension system, setting aside an ideological dispute that had threatened to unravel the coalition government, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
November 10, 2019 - 1:06 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's governing parties agreed Sunday to reform the country's pension system, setting aside an ideological dispute that had threatened to unravel the coalition government. Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democratic...
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Election officials wait for voters at a polling station for the general election in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 10, 2019 - 12:28 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's election (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Spain's Interior Ministry says turnout for Sunday's national election is 4 percentage points lower than the last ballot six months ago, when the Socialists won but fell short of a majority to form a new government. As of 6 p...
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A man holding a dog casts his vote for the general election in the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov.10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Paul White)
November 10, 2019 - 11:11 am
MADRID (AP) — As Spaniards voted Sunday in the country's fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialists in hopes of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party. Spain's United We Can party leader...
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Election officials wait for voters at a polling station for the general election in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 10, 2019 - 10:35 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's election (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Dozens of people have cheered and shouted "President! President!" as Santiago Abascal, leader of Spain's far-right Vox party, voted in Madrid. Vox won 24 seats in the 350-seat national parliament in the last election in April...
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Pope Francis delivers his message during his Angelus prayer from his studio window overlooking St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
November 10, 2019 - 9:24 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday called for South Sudan politicians to salvage a tenuous peace deal and to bring a definitive end to conflicts to the African nation, which he announced he intends to visit in the coming year. In public remarks from a Vatican palace window overlooking St...
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Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 10, 2019 - 9:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation, a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when the...
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Election officials wait for voters at a polling station for the general election in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 10, 2019 - 9:08 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Spain's election (all times local): 3 p.m. Spain's Interior Ministry says turnout for Sunday's national election so far is 3.5 percentage points lower than the last ballot earlier this year. The ministry said as of 2 p.m., 37.9 % of eligible voters had cast their ballots...
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People prepare their votes at a polling station for the general election in Pamplona, northern Spain, Sunday, Nov.10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament.(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
November 10, 2019 - 8:37 am
MADRID (AP) — As Spaniards voted Sunday in the country's fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialists in hopes of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party. Spain's United We Can party leader...
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Michelle Lainez, 17, originally from El Salvador but now living in Gaithersburg, Md., speaks during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. The Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up the Trump administration’s plan to end legal protections that shield nearly 700,000 immigrants from deportation, in a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 10, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is taking up the Trump administration's plan to end legal protections that shield 660,000 immigrants from deportation. It's a case with strong political overtones amid the 2020 presidential election campaign. All eyes will be on Chief Justice John Roberts when...
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A man casts his vote for the general election in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. Spain holds its second national election this year after Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez failed to win support for his government in a fractured Parliament. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 10, 2019 - 7:06 am
MADRID (AP) — As Spain voted Sunday in the country's fourth election in as many years, a leading leftist party pledged to help the incumbent Socialist party in the hope of staving off a possible right-wing coalition government that could include a far-right party. Spain's United We Can party leader...
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