Saturday, May 25, 2019
Former Greek finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, is a candidate for the European elections in Germany. And he is not the only one. Other European politicians have also chosen to run in other countries like a former Europe minister from Italys...
Benjamin Netanyahu's governing right-wing Likud Party is inching closer to a fifth term. Though he's running neck and neck with centrist rival Benny Gantz with 97% of the votes counted, Netanyahu is in a strong position to form a coalition...
 Moldova's election has produced a hung parliament, results showed on Monday, splitting the vote between pro-Western and pro-Russian forces at a time when the ex-Soviet republic's relations with the European Union have soured. Corruption scandals and accusations of poisoning have...
French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned anti-Semitic abuse directed at a prominent intellectual by a group of "yellow vest" protesters in Paris. Police stepped in to protect the philosopher Alain Finkielkraut after he was bombarded with insults and anti-Jewish taunts...
President Donald Trump will declare a national emergency to get more funding to build his border wall with Mexico and sign spending legislation to prevent another government shutdown, the White House said on Thursday. The President is once again delivering...
Democracy in France isn’t working well for 70 percent of respondents in an annual Opinionway  poll, up 9 percentage points from a year ago.  The number of French having confidence in their local mayor rose 3 points to 58 percent, while...
French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday that the minimum wage will be raised and that new taxes on pensions would be scrapped as he responded to weeks of violent protest which have challenged his leadership. In a televised address to the...
After a closed-door briefing with senators Wednesday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo once again defended the Trump administration's response to the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying there is "no direct reporting" connecting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed...
No stranger to gaffes, Romania’s prime minister is perhaps best known for one particularly glaring slip of the tongue not long into her tenure. Addressing colleagues at a government meeting in May -- as well as a live online audience...
Angela Merkel’s favored successor to head her governing party is running into stiff competition in a race that will shape the German chancellor’s legacy. Her old nemesis Friedrich Merz is now a contender for the Christian Democratic Union’s chairmanship, raising...

RECENT POSTS