Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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...
MPs will debate the Budget later with Labour dismissing the government's claim to be ending austerity. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said welfare cuts were continuing and public services could face a further squeeze. But Chief Secretary to the Treasury Liz Truss...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives and their Social Democrat (SPD) coalition allies in Berlin both lost support in a regional election in the western state of Hesse on Sunday, dealing a blow to the fragile national government. Merkel’s conservative Christian...
The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker received an open harsh   letter from the president of the Neoliberal Party in Romania, Catalin Beciu,  in which Catalin Beciu is accusing Jean-Claude of indifference regarding the high corruption from the...

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