First projection of the composition of the EU Parliament

The first projection of the composition of the EU Parliament shows a majority for the mainstream conservative EPP group with 173 seats, followed by the Socialists and Democrats with 147 seats. Turnout EU-wide was estimated at 51 percent, the highest in 20 years, implying that more than 200 million citizens across the 28-nation bloc voted in a poll billed as a battle between populists and pro-European forces. IMAGES

Prague: ​Czechs vote in round two of presidential election

Czechs are set to pick their new president in a face-off between pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman and liberal pro-European rival Jiri Drahos on the last day of a vote that promises to go down to the wire. IMAGES

Polls open for Czech presidential run-off

Czechs headed to the ballot box Friday and Saturday in a tight presidential run-off in the EU and NATO state pitting pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman against pro-European rival Jiri Drahos in a race that promises to go down to the wire. IMAGES of polls opening at polling station where Zenman will vote