Two candidates facing off this weekend in the French presidential election runoff offer starkly different visions for the country. Centrist Emmanuel Macron supports immigration and the European Union, while the far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen wants to curb immigration and…
By Philippe Sotto, John Leicester and Raphael Satter, Associated Press
France's election campaign commission says data has been leaked on social networks following a hacking attack allegedly suffered by centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron.
By PBS NewsHour
French voters head to the polls Sunday in the second-round runoff between centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen. Macron has been buoyed this week by an endorsement by former President Obama and a solid debate performance. But…
Hackers with possible Russian ties tried to infiltrate the campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron, researchers from the Japanese cybersecurity firm Trend Micro reported Tuesday.
By PBS NewsHour
On Sunday, France is set to hold a presidential election to replace outgoing socialist President François Hollande, who chose not to run for re-election. But with 11 candidates on the ballot, none is expected to win an outright majority. NewsHour…
By Jonathan Masters, Council on Foreign Relations
The winner of the French presidential contest in 2017 will take charge of a country at a crossroads on various foreign and domestic policy issues.
In our news wrap Thursday, Paris remains on high alert after a gunman killed one policeman and wounded two more before killing himself. The attack comes just three days before voting begins in France’s presidential election. Also, President Trump reignited…
It was 100 years ago today that the United States officially entered World War I, when Congress voted to declare war on Germany on April 6, 1917.
By Nicolas Garriga and John Leicester, Associated Press
A suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Orly Airport and wrested away her assault rifle, a French prosecutor said.
Europe’s highest court ruled Tuesday that companies can ban employees from wearing religious garb, including hijabs, in the workplace. The European Court of Justice said that employers banning the visible display of “any political, philosophical or religious sign does not…
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