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French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party leader Marine Le Pen walks out of a voting booth as she prepares to cast her ballot during the European Parliament Elections, in Henin-Beaumont, France, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie Abe watch the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokigikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a statement in London, Britain, May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the eighth candidate to declare.

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Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaks during a news conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim in Baghdad, Iraq May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

Iran will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to chair the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem May 26, 2019. Jim Hollander/Pool via REUTERS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal.

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FILE PHOTO: A displaced child from Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida looks out from the door of his family's shelter in Sanaa, Yemen May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo

A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group.

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Member of the far-right Flemish separatist party Vlaams Belang Filip Dewinter poses with supporters during a party event after the Belgian general and regional elections and European Parliament elections in Londerzeel, Belgium, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The far-right Flemish separatist Vlaams Belang party scored major gains in Belgian elections on Sunday, an outcome likely to make forming the next national government more difficult.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras holds his ballot before voting for the European and local elections at a polling station in Athens, Greece, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he would call snap elections following the defeat of his Syriza party in European Parliament elections.

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FILE PHOTO: Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attends the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi/File Photo

Qatar has been invited by Saudi Arabia to attend two emergency Arab summits being convened in the Saudi city of Mecca on May 30, Qatar's foreign ministry said on Sunday, after previously saying it had not been.

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Presidential candidate Gitanas Nauseda smiles during the second round of Lithuanian presidential election in Vilnius, Lithuania May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Former central banker Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential election on Sunday after opponent Ingrida Simonyte conceded.

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FILE PHOTO: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage gestures as he leaves a polling station after voting in the European elections, in Biggin Hill, Britain, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to win a European election in the United Kingdom, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to implement the decision to split from the European Union, first partial results showed.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez leaves the Spanish parliament after the first parliamentary session following a general election in Madrid, Spain, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spain's Socialists won EU elections on Sunday and were also on track to win local elections, in a boost to acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, who already won a national election last month.

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FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his wife Aniko Levai cast their ballots during the European Parliament Elections in Budapest, Hungary, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party won 52.14% of votes in the European parliamentary election on Sunday on a hardline anti-immigration platform, scoring a big victory over a divided opposition.

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An aerial view shows a landslide caused by a quake in Yurimaguas, in the Amazon region, Peru May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said.

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General view of the stage at Plenary Hall before the election night at the European Parliament, in Brussels, Belgium, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on Sunday (times CET):

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The far-right League emerged as Italy's largest party in Sunday's European parliamentary election, overtaking its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, which lost a third of its voters in a year, exit polls said.

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FILE PHOTO: Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at the JCB Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

It would not be sensible to aim only to leave the European Union without a deal but it would not be responsible to take no deal off the table, Boris Johnson, the bookmakers' favorite to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, said on Sunday.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepares to cast his vote for the European and local elections at a polling station in Athens, Greece, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is likely to call snap elections in June, a source in his Syriza party said on Sunday on condition of anonymity.

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Surfing an international wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels.

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French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party leader Marine Le Pen reacts after the first results in Paris, France, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over President Emmanuel Macron's party was narrow.

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French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party leader Marine Le Pen walks out of a voting booth as she prepares to cast her ballot during the European Parliament Elections, in Henin-Beaumont, France, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol

Marine Le Pen's far-right party edged just ahead of the centrist alliance of President Emmanuel Macron in exit polls as French voters led what pollsters expected to be a nationalist surge in an EU parliament election on Sunday.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie Abe watch the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament at Ryogoku Kokigikan Sumo Hall in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a statement in London, Britain, May 24, 2019. REUTERS/Simon Dawson

The prospect of a "no deal" Brexit was fast becoming the central battle of the race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, as environment minister Michael Gove became the eighth candidate to declare.

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Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaks during a news conference with Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Ali Alhakim in Baghdad, Iraq May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily

Iran will defend itself against any military or economic aggression, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday, calling on European states to do more to preserve a nuclear agreement his country signed.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives to chair the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem May 26, 2019. Jim Hollander/Pool via REUTERS

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarked on Sunday on what he termed a "final effort" to break a deadlock on forming a governing coalition ahead of a Wednesday deadline for a deal.

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FILE PHOTO: A displaced child from Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeida looks out from the door of his family's shelter in Sanaa, Yemen May 12, 2019. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/File Photo

A leader of Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement said on Sunday it had resumed drone strikes deep inside Saudi Arabia this month in response to what he called the Saudi-led coalition's spurning of "peace initiatives" by his group.

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Member of the far-right Flemish separatist party Vlaams Belang Filip Dewinter poses with supporters during a party event after the Belgian general and regional elections and European Parliament elections in Londerzeel, Belgium, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The far-right Flemish separatist Vlaams Belang party scored major gains in Belgian elections on Sunday, an outcome likely to make forming the next national government more difficult.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras holds his ballot before voting for the European and local elections at a polling station in Athens, Greece, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said he would call snap elections following the defeat of his Syriza party in European Parliament elections.

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FILE PHOTO: Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani attends the 30th Arab Summit in Tunis, Tunisia March 31, 2019. REUTERS/Zoubeir Souissi/File Photo

Qatar has been invited by Saudi Arabia to attend two emergency Arab summits being convened in the Saudi city of Mecca on May 30, Qatar's foreign ministry said on Sunday, after previously saying it had not been.

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Presidential candidate Gitanas Nauseda smiles during the second round of Lithuanian presidential election in Vilnius, Lithuania May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

Former central banker Gitanas Nauseda won Lithuania's presidential election on Sunday after opponent Ingrida Simonyte conceded.

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FILE PHOTO: Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage gestures as he leaves a polling station after voting in the European elections, in Biggin Hill, Britain, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Nigel Farage's Brexit Party was set to win a European election in the United Kingdom, riding a wave of anger at the failure of Prime Minister Theresa May to implement the decision to split from the European Union, first partial results showed.

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FILE PHOTO: Spain's acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez leaves the Spanish parliament after the first parliamentary session following a general election in Madrid, Spain, May 21, 2019. REUTERS/Susana Vera

Spain's Socialists won EU elections on Sunday and were also on track to win local elections, in a boost to acting prime minister Pedro Sanchez, who already won a national election last month.

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FILE PHOTO: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his wife Aniko Levai cast their ballots during the European Parliament Elections in Budapest, Hungary, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Hungary's ruling right-wing Fidesz party won 52.14% of votes in the European parliamentary election on Sunday on a hardline anti-immigration platform, scoring a big victory over a divided opposition.

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An aerial view shows a landslide caused by a quake in Yurimaguas, in the Amazon region, Peru May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Guadalupe Pardo

A magnitude 8 earthquake killed one person, destroyed dozens of homes and disrupted some oil operations as it rocked Peru early on Sunday, authorities said.

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General view of the stage at Plenary Hall before the election night at the European Parliament, in Brussels, Belgium, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Following are early predictions of the results of the election to the European Parliament based on exit polls. Over 400 million people can vote in 28 countries, seven of which held ballots between Thursday and Saturday, with the remainder voting on Sunday (times CET):

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The far-right League emerged as Italy's largest party in Sunday's European parliamentary election, overtaking its coalition partner the 5-Star Movement, which lost a third of its voters in a year, exit polls said.

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FILE PHOTO: Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson gives a speech at the JCB Headquarters in Rocester, Staffordshire, Britain, January 18, 2019. REUTERS/Andrew Yates/File Photo

It would not be sensible to aim only to leave the European Union without a deal but it would not be responsible to take no deal off the table, Boris Johnson, the bookmakers' favorite to succeed Theresa May as British prime minister, said on Sunday.

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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras prepares to cast his vote for the European and local elections at a polling station in Athens, Greece, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is likely to call snap elections in June, a source in his Syriza party said on Sunday on condition of anonymity.

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Surfing an international wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels.

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French far-right National Rally (Rassemblement National) party leader Marine Le Pen reacts after the first results in Paris, France, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National rode a wave of nationalist sentiment to win the most votes in France's election to the European Parliament on Sunday, but the margin of victory over President Emmanuel Macron's party was narrow.

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