Corsican nationalists are putting pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron. They hoped he would grant the island more autonomy and thereby boost the economy. Youth unemployment here runs at around 20 percent. But Macron is dragging his feet.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has now presented her ideas for EU reform, after French President Emmanuel Macron already came up with his. DW shows where the two leaders see eye to eye — and where they are at odds.
A week after Chancellor Angela Merkel paid a visit, her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron made his first trip as president to Russia. Macron highlighted plans to work on joint initiatives.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has called for greater EU integration and "ambition" after Donald Trump's perceived undermining of trans-Atlantic ties at the G7. The bloc is facing challenges from inside and out.
Successive governments have tried to find answers for France’s disaffected banlieues — a code word for the high-crime suburbs that surround Paris. Can French President Emmanuel Macron succeed where others have failed?
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