Italy is going to the polls in an election closely watched by a nervous EU. Will there be a clear majority or months of impasse? What does the election mean for the country's struggling economy?
Independent exit polls gave incumbent leader Joko Widodo about 55 percent of the vote. The election campaign was dominated by the economy and the rising influence of conservative Islam.
More than 190 million Indonesian voters have been to the polls for an election that will test the country's democracy. The two presidential candidates have similar ideas, but very different leadership styles.
The center-left Social Democrats, seeking to form the first left-wing government in two decades, have taken an early lead in Finland's general election. Polls also predict strong gains for the main far-right party.
Italy's populist government has confirmed that the economy is effectively stagnating. It also raised its projected budget deficit as it seeks to maintain early retirement and basic income programs.
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