Left-wing former Education Minister Benoit Hamon has won the Socialist Party's presidential nomination in a primary runoff against pro-business ex-Prime Minister Manuel Valls. But Hamon will likely face an uphill battle in April's election.
Venezuela's election body said President Nicolas Maduro's ruling party won a majority of governorships in Sunday's regional election. The opposition, which was expected to head for a landslide, is crying foul.
France's former premier has positioned himself as the safe candidate ahead of the country's presidential elections. But a left-swinging ex-education minister called on voters to turn their backs on the "old regime."
Corinne Narassiguin, speaker of the French Socialists, discusses the collapse of her party in the polls and the legacy of Francois Hollande, who has become the most unpopular president in the country's history, on DW.
Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has thrown his weight behind centrist Emmanuel Macron as his preferred presidential candidate, rather than Socialist Benoit Hamon. The endorsement might not be entirely welcome.
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