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The lone fighter: Like the former German family and defense minister became the President of the EU Commission and the strong woman of Europe ...
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The lone fighter
Quick Glance: Re-election of Ursula von der Leyen as President of the European Commission
  • Ursula von der Leyen secured a second term as President of the European Commission with 401 votes, showing an improvement from the previous election five years ago.

  • The position of President of the European Commission in Brussels holds significant importance with extensive responsibilities and international representation.

  • Various politicians congratulated von der Leyen on her re-election, while there was also criticism from other groups.

  • Von der Leyen advocated for exceptions for E-Fuels, emphasized the fight against extremists, and proposed measures to support farmers.
At the European Political Community summit this week, British Prime Minister Keir Starmer and French President Emmanuel Macron struck up a friendship ... Show more

Keir Starmer and Emmanuel Macron: New allies heading in different directions – POLITICO
Emmanuel Macron comes across simultaneously as a global statesman with grand vision — and an eager puppy desperate for love ... Show more

The magnificent mind of Emmanuel Macron – POLITICO
France: Macron's party continues to appoint chairs of the National Assembly: The old and new leader of the French National Assembly is called Yaël Braun-Pivet ...
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France: Macron's party continues to appoint chairs of the National ...
France: left-wing NPF dominate executive body of National Assembly: While the presidency of the National Assembly has remained in the hands of a Macronist ...
euronews.com/my-europe/2024/07/20/france-national-assemblys-reelected-speaker-braun-pivet-to-cohabit-with-new-popular-front
France: left-wing NPF dominate executive body of National Assembly
Regierungsbildung in Frankreich stockt! Linkspartei legt Gespräche auf Eis: Die Regierungsbildung in Frankreich stockt. Denn die Linkspartei hat die Gespräche ...
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Regierungsbildung in Frankreich stockt! Linkspartei legt Gespräche auf Eis
Keir Starmer’s Brexit reboot: Thursday’s European leaders’ summit in Oxfordshire is a well-timed opportunity for the new UK prime minister to reset relations.
politico.eu/article/uk-keir-starmer-brexit-reboot-european-political-community-summit/
Keir Starmer’s Brexit reboot
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary: Next EPC meeting to take place four months from now in Budapest, Keir Starmer says.
politico.eu/article/european-political-community-summit-hungary-viktor-orban-united-kingdom-keir-starmer/
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo calls her Seine dip ‘a dream’: Hidalgo’s long-promised dive into the murky waters have become a running joke amongst Parisians.
politico.eu/article/dip-dump-paris-mayor-anne-hidalgo-swimming-seine-olympics-2024/
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo calls her Seine dip ‘a dream’
Quick Glance: Paris Mayor Hidalgo's Dive into Olympic Waters
  • Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo participates in the Olympic Games in the city and swims in the Seine.

  • Hidalgo responds to a daring move by Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castera, who swims in the Seine.

  • Hidalgo plans to take part in the opening ceremony and various swimming competitions of the Olympic Games.

  • She also mentions her fight against various issues in the city, including environmental pollution and political opponents.
Popular Front secures majority in parliamentary presidency: While President Macron's bloc provides the president of the National Assembly ...
de.euronews.com/my-europe/2024/07/20/volksfront-sichert-sich-mehrheit-im-parlamentsprasidium
Popular Front secures majority in parliamentary presidency
France is at a historic turning point — and it has been here before: The New Popular Front stands on the cusp of a victory that has the potential to transform ...
politico.eu/article/france-history-turning-point-president-emmanuel-macron-vichy-regime-fifth-republic-la-crise/
France is at a historic turning point — and it has been here before
Pros and cons of a ‘technocratic government’ that could end France's political stalemate
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Pros and cons of a ‘technocratic government’ that could end France's ...
Macron’s party wins parliamentary president role despite rebuke from voters: French lawmakers reelected Yaël Braun-Pivet as president of the National Assembly ...
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Macron’s party wins parliamentary president role despite rebuke from ...
France: Macron remains in office as caretaker government: Political stalemate - The Left Party and the Socialists have fallen out hopelessly ...
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France: Macron remains in office as caretaker government
Olympic flame arrives in Paris, at the center of Bastille Day parade: Authorities limited the number of spectators this year, citing space constraints and ...
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Olympic flame arrives in Paris, at the center of Bastille Day parade
From Ukraine to EU-UK ties: Big summit of European leaders kicks off: European leaders gather during the European Political Community Summit at the iconic ...
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From Ukraine to EU-UK ties: Big summit of European leaders kicks off
🇫🇷 Newly elected #French lawmakers began their first session by #reelecting centrist Yaël Braun-Pivet as the #speaker of the lower house ... Show more
Pick up your pencils, French lawmakers. It’s time for your first test. 🔗 president-vote-france-new-popular-front-andre-chassaigne/">France’s fractured legislature faces first big hurdle – POLITICO
UK's Starmer and Macron hail bilateral ‘reset’, reaffirm support for Ukraine
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UK's Starmer and Macron hail bilateral ‘reset’, reaffirm support for ...
Divided, reshuffled and politically bruised: Europe’s leaders head to the NATO summit
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Divided, reshuffled and politically bruised: Europe’s leaders head to the ...
Macron’s heirs duel over his scraps as they seek to form coalitions after election chaos
politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-heir-election-france-chaos-2024-gabriel-attal-national-assembly/
Macron’s heirs duel over his scraps as they seek to form coalitions after ...
ECB leaves rates unchanged, keeps door open to September cut: Spotlight on Lagarde’s press conference as uncertainty over French budget policy swirls.
politico.eu/article/ecb-leave-rates-unchanged-keep-door-open-to-september-cut-eu-christine-lagarde/
ECB leaves rates unchanged, keeps door open to September cut
“The Whole Country of France Has Won”: Far Right Blocked from Power as Left Surges
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“The Whole Country of France Has Won”: Far Right Blocked from Power as ...
France: Is the left breaking up again?: In order to stop Le Pen, the left-wing parties formed an alliance to form the “New Populaire Front” ...
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France: Is the left breaking up again?
🇫🇷 ✉️ French President Emmanuel #Macron called on political forces to form a centrist coalition in an open letter Wednesday ... Show more
Macron’s shock win doesn’t mean he’ll soon form a government: A deal between the French president’s party and the center-right is under pressure as talks ...
politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-france-elections-shock-win-doesnt-mean-hell-soon-form-a-government/
Macron’s shock win doesn’t mean he’ll soon form a government
Angela Merkel turns 70: “Can you hear me now?”: Angela Merkel is celebrating her 70th birthday. Reason enough to look back. The best scenes of her chancellorship ...
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Angela Merkel turns 70: “Can you hear me now?”
Quick Glance: Angela Merkel: Steinmeier Honors as Democracy Symbol
  • Former Chancellor Angela Merkel turns 70 and will celebrate her birthday privately.

  • Political figures like Gerhard Schröder, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and Olaf Scholz praise Merkel's political legacy and personality.

  • Markus Söder shows respect for Merkel's life achievements, while there are critical voices from the CDU.

  • Jens Spahn gives a mixed review of Merkel's chancellorship, with surveys indicating negative views on the political situation post Merkel's departure.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on the sidelines of the NATO summit that France will continue to support Ukraine "as long as necessary." Macron says France will support Ukraine 'for as long as necessary' – DW – 07/12/2024
Egypt Condemns Trump Assassination Attempt: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi expressed Egypt's condemnation of the assassination attempt on former ...
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Egypt Condemns Trump Assassination Attempt
Protests, sabotage and terrorism: Inside the effort to make Paris safe: France is grappling with the potential for devastation on multiple fronts as it seeks to ...
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Protests, sabotage and terrorism: Inside the effort to make Paris safe
France after the election: Left alliance threatens to collapse: In France, the left-wing election winners cannot agree on a personnel proposal ...
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France after the election: Left alliance threatens to collapse
Electing the new French National Assembly president: Why is it important and what is at stake?
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Electing the new French National Assembly president: Why is it important ...
Emmanuel Macron comes across simultaneously as a global statesman with grand vision — and an eager puppy desperate for love ... Show more

The magnificent mind of Emmanuel Macron – POLITICO
Quick Glance: The Impact of Russian Disinformation on French Voters
  • The Kremlin may have viewed the National Rally as the preferred winners of the French snap election and attempted to support their results.

  • Newly registered websites are publishing a variety of content, from deepfakes to generative AI texts and reports on real subversions.

  • The recent hybrid strategy aimed to disorient and confuse undecided individuals in the French double election.

  • The reluctance of Big Tech companies to counter Kremlin campaigns has emboldened Moscow, leading to the proliferation of harmful content on social media.
The end of the French exception: A fragmented election with no clear winner is typical for most EU countries. Can France learn to love the messy art of ...
politico.eu/article/france-election-absolute-majority-prime-minister-alliance-three-blocs-emmanuel-macron/
The end of the French exception
On Sunday, the left-wing alliance won the French parliamentary election, overtaking Macron’s centrists and beating the far-right ... Show more

Macron’s camp plots unlikely comeback amid French election chaos – POLITICO
Biden says not in the race 'for my legacy' at NATO event: "I'm in this to complete the job I started," US President Joe Biden said at a ...
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Biden says not in the race 'for my legacy' at NATO event
Concerned about political troubles during Olympics: From V. THOMAS of Sungai Buloh Selangor.
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Concerned about political troubles during Olympics
French PM eyes rebuilding political force after party backing: France's prime minister on Saturday was elected leader of the centrist Renaissance party's ...
rfi.fr/en/international-news/20240713-french-pm-poised-to-lead-parliament-group-as-govt-search-heats-up
French PM eyes rebuilding political force after party backing
French parliament speaker re-elected in surprise move: French lawmakers on Thursday re-elected a member of President Emmanuel Macron's centrist bloc as speaker ...
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French parliament speaker re-elected in surprise move
Giorgia Meloni: What happens next?: What happens next with Giorgia Meloni in Italy after the march of right-wing nationalists in France has been stopped?
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Giorgia Meloni: What happens next?
French Parliament: How to prevent Le Pen, Mr. Pisani-Ferry?: The former Macron adviser says France's center feels let down. Why a victory for the right-wing ...
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French Parliament: How to prevent Le Pen, Mr. Pisani-Ferry?
French authorities open probe into Le Pen's 2022 campaign finances: The judicial probe, which began last week, will investigate allegations of accepting a ...
euronews.com/my-europe/2024/07/09/national-rallys-marine-le-pen-investigated-for-illicit-2022-campaign-financing
French authorities open probe into Le Pen's 2022 campaign finances
French winner-take-all politics faces coalition-building puzzle: French political parties used to a winner-takes-all electoral system are struggling to wake up ...
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French winner-take-all politics faces coalition-building puzzle
French Left rebuffs Macron's unity plea, pushes for prime minister appointment: French left-wingers attacked President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday after he ...
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French Left rebuffs Macron's unity plea, pushes for prime minister ...
Weakened Macron keeps low profile at NATO summit: The political crisis in Paris is creating a void other European capitals are keen to fill.
politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macron-france-low-profile-nato-summit-world-leaders-us-capital-washington-joe-biden/
Weakened Macron keeps low profile at NATO summit
Macron Government Resigns as France’s Paralysis Deepens Ahead of Olympics: The French president accepted his prime minister’s resignation, a move that hamstrings ...
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Macron Government Resigns as France’s Paralysis Deepens Ahead of Olympics
French deficit warning taints Bruno Le Maire’s ministerial legacy: The outgoing French finance minister is being blamed for allowing France’s fiscal position to ...
politico.eu/article/france-deficit-economy-finance-minister-bruno-le-maire-legacy/
French deficit warning taints Bruno Le Maire’s ministerial legacy
France after the election: “The problem is Emmanuel Macron”: The Rassemblement National has been defeated, but France is more divided than ever ...
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France after the election: “The problem is Emmanuel Macron”
🔴Live: Macron urges mainstream forces to unite in 'letter to the French', angering Leftist alliance
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🔴Live: Macron urges mainstream forces to unite in 'letter to the French' ...
Macron will swim in Seine but 'not necessarily' before Olympics: Emmanuel Macron still plans to swim in the River Seine as promised but "not ...
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Macron will swim in Seine but 'not necessarily' before Olympics
French election gridlock means yet more uncertainty for Europe: Emmanuel Macron’s battles at home means he risks losing sway in Brussels.
politico.eu/article/europe-elections-2024-france-germany-emmanuel-macron-olaf-scholz-marine-le-pen-debt-crisis/
French election gridlock means yet more uncertainty for Europe
Parliamentary election in France: Macron now wants to accept the resignation of his government
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Parliamentary election in France: Macron now wants to accept the ...
Left-wing NFP claims it can lead France as minority government: The New Popular Front won the most seats in France's snap legislative elections but fell far ...
euronews.com/my-europe/2024/07/09/left-wing-new-popular-front-claims-it-can-govern-france-as-minority-government
Left-wing NFP claims it can lead France as minority government
The French left needs to urgently learn the art of compromise: With a divided legislature and a weakened president, the nation is in uncharted territory
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The French left needs to urgently learn the art of compromise
French prosecutors investigate alleged ‘illegal financing’ by Marine Le Pen and far-Right National Rally party
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French prosecutors investigate alleged ‘illegal financing’ by Marine Le ...
Quick Glance: French prosecutors probe illegal financing by Marine Le Pen
  • An investigation was launched after their defeat in parliamentary elections over the weekend.

  • The inquiry is related to a criminal offense linked to Ms. Le Pen's presidential bid in 2022.

  • Allegations suggest that RN misappropriated taxpayer funds from the European Parliament.

  • If found guilty, Ms. Le Pen could face up to 10 years in prison and a ban on running for office.
France after the election: Macron faces difficult decision: French President Emmanuel Macron rejects a left-wing government, although he is having difficulty ...
de.euronews.com/2024/07/12/frankreich-nach-der-wahl-macron-steht-vor-grosser-herausforderung
France after the election: Macron faces difficult decision
Support for left-wing parties surged unexpectedly in France's parliamentary election on Sunday, pushing the nationalist, anti-immigration National Rally into ... Show more

French 2024 Parliamentary Election Results in Maps and Charts - The New York Times
France celebrates national day as political crisis rumbles on: France does not know where its government is headed and on Sunday the armed forces will also take ...
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France celebrates national day as political crisis rumbles on
France: Who will rule after shock win for left?: France had braced for a parliament dominated by the far-right, but instead, the left emerged victorious ...
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France: Who will rule after shock win for left?