Italian conservative Tajani wins race to head European Parliament - lawmakers | Reuters

STRASBOURG Italian conservative Antonio Tajani on Tuesday won the race to become the next head of the European Parliament. Lawmakers said Tajani secured 351 votes, compared to 282 ballots cast for his fellow Italian and socialist rival in the contest, Gianni Pittella.

(Reporting by Francesco Guarascio, Writing by Gabriela Baczynska, Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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Published Date: Jan 18, 2017 02:16 AM | Updated Date: Jan 18, 2017 02:16 AM

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