The veteran center-right politician Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa has won Portugal's presidential elections with 52 percent of the vote. Independent leftist Antonio Sampaio da Novoa came in second.
Voting has begun in the second round of Slovenia's presidential election. Social media-savvy President Borut Pahor is looking to secure a second term against former actor and current Kamnik mayor, Marjan Sarec.
Incumbent Nicos Anastasiades has defeated leftist challenger Stavros Malas, claiming 59.6 percent of the vote. State television has reported that Malas conceded defeat around an hour after polls closed.
Amid a growing corruption scandal and unpopular austerity measures, Mongolians have cast their votes for a new president. The electoral process is "truly testing the nerves of voters," according to analysts.
Soares founded the Portuguese Socialist Party in April 1973 with the help of former German chancellor Willy Brandt. One of his biggest political dreams was that Portugal would join the European Union. He fulfilled it.
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