“Yellow vest” protesters took to the streets in France on Saturday, for the fifth week of protests that have brought Paris and other cities to a standstill -- after embattled President Emmanuel Macron called for “calm” and “order” from demonstrators.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May survived a vote of confidence in her leadership of her party Wednesday, but not until after she reportedly promised she would step down before the next general election.
As France braces for another round of violent protests this weekend in Paris and other parts of the country, embattled French President Emmanuel Macron is a missing man, as he leaves his government to handle the chaos caused in part by his unpopular plan to hike gas taxes.
As French President Emmanuel Macron faces the biggest crisis of his presidency -- in the form of massive, and frequently violent, widespread protests -- his government is frantically backtracking on a controversial gas tax detested by demonstrators and considering shifting the tax burden to the rich.
Spain on Saturday agreed to support a Brexit deal but only after the U.K. and E.U. agreed to give Spain a say in the the disputed British territory of Gibraltar’s future.
Thousands of French protesters flooded the nation’s capital Saturday to demonstrate against President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial fuel tax increase -- clashing with policies as they called for Macron’s resignation.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was fighting for her political survival on Thursday after a draft Brexit agreement with the European Union sparked resignations from her Cabinet -- and left furious pro-Brexit backbenchers pushing for a leadership challenge.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday backed French counterpart Emmanuel Macron in his call for a grand, European army -- a move that President Trump has called “insulting” as he urged the countries to fulfil their NATO commitments instead.
Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations is slamming a “circus of Bolivian hypocrisy” after the socialist country invited the director general of an anti-Israel group to speak at a Security Council event -- the latest controversial move by the Bolivians in the space of a week.
French President Emmanuel Macron has presented himself as the international leader defending multilateralism and globalism against the rising forces of nationalism -- but at home he is facing a bleaker political outlook and plummeting poll numbers.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned E.U. officials that she would not overturn the 2016 Brexit referendum, a day after her compromise proposals were dismissed out of hand by E.U. leaders at a summit in Austria.
Italy’s populist government is considering cutting funding to the United Nations after the new U.N. human rights chief blasted the government for its crackdown on illegal immigration from Africa.
Sweden will go to the polls on Sunday in an election where the nationalist Swedish Democrats are expected to do well amid long-standing concerns over mass Islamic migration into the country -- the latest nation to turn rightward as the European Union struggles with fallout from the 2015 migration crisis.
Hungary’s populist government is stopping universities from offering courses in gender studies, saying there is no need for graduates in the labor market and they take taxpayer money away from other programs.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has nominated socialist ex-President Michelle Bachelet of Chile to be the next human rights chief, the U.N. said Wednesday.
Former UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is refusing to apologize despite pressure from Britain’s political class -- including Prime Minister Theresa May -- after he said Muslim women who wear the burqa look like “bank robbers” and “letter boxes.”
Right-wing anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson was ordered released from a British jail on bail Wednesday after a contempt of court ruling was quashed by a judge, who ruled it came after a “fundamentally flawed” process.