Macron wins parliamentary majority
19 June 2017 | 5:02 am
French president Emmanuel Macron's Republic on the Move party wins a large majority in parliament, according to Interior Ministry data.
26 Jul 2021
President Kais Saied removed Hicham Mechichi from his post as Tunisia's prime minister after violent protests. The ruling party is now accusing the president of a "coup."
11 Aug 2021
A controversial media bill is set to be debated and voted on in parliament Wednesday. Critics say the amendment to the country's media law could bring Poland closer to a situation like in Hungary.
20 Aug 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
23 Aug 2021
Health care workers came to be seen as heroes during the coronavirus pandemic, now young Czechs are thronging to join the profession.
28 Aug 2021
Tunisian President Kais Saied has extended the suspension of parliament, raising concerns in some quarters about the future of democracy in the country.
29 Aug 2021
Tunisians express their opinions on President Kais Saied’s decision to extend the suspension of parliament until further notice, a month after freezing it in a move that opponents decried as a coup.
29 Aug 2021
Hossein Amirabdollahian will replace Javad Zarif as Iran's foreign minister. Zarif negotiated the Iran nuclear deal whereas Amirabdollahian is on an EU sanctions list for alleged human rights abuses.
17 Sep 2021
In this edition, hundreds of Gabonese peacekeepers are being withdrawn from CAR following the latest sex abuse allegations. Gabon says that the most recent accusation is exceptionally serious. Also, dozens of civic groups in Uganda have been suspended. Many human rights workers say it is part of a pattern of repression. And, South Africa’s largest rhino breeder is pushing to sell horns he trims legally off his animals to keep poachers at bay.
27 Sep 2021
A man pelts French President Emmanuel Macron with an egg during his visit to a restaurant and hotel trade fair in the southeastern city of Lyon.
29 Sep 2021
Some 30 women had accused WHO employees of sexual exploitation and abuse. Director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the allegations were "horrific" and launched the independent investigation.
14 Oct 2021
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is seeking a mandate for his policies in the October 31 parliamentary election. Meanwhile, the opposition has vowed to close Japan's income gap.
23 Oct 2021
Hundreds of school children stormed the Democratic Republic of Congo's parliament on Thursday (October 21) amid a strike by school teachers over unresolved issues related to the roll-out of government's free primary education program. Teachers went on strike at the start of the school year on Oct. 4 over several issues including salaries, bonus pay and retirement age, according to the Congo Teachers Union.
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The burning of fossil fuels like coal and gas supercharged the heat wave that has scorched India and Pakistan in recent weeks, two separate attribution studies have found.
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The opposition leader has been behind bars since January 2021 on charges of fraud. The US has described the legal process as a "sham" while human rights groups have decried his treatment in prison.
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Imran Khan may be out as prime minister, but he still has plenty of supporters. They turned out in force on Sunday, and his party has called for more protests. This underscores how shaky political situation remains.
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Italians poured into the streets and squares of Rome in massive numbers on Wednesday as the A.S. Roma soccer team defeated Feyenoord to win the Europa conference league final.
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Olaf Scholz signed deals that will see Germany help African nations build their infrastructure to extract and export oil and gas to Europe. He also promised to keep German troops in the Sahel.