What's at stake in the elections taking place in Iran today? In the interview: Omid Nouripour, foreign policy spokesperson for the Green Party in the German parliament. Mr. Nouripour grew up in Iran.
He is the youngest president in the history of the Fifth Republic, and is popular abroad. Yet Emmanuel Macron has earned mixed reviews at home in the first 100 days after his election. DW looks at his presidency so far.
Lower Saxony's state parliament has dissolved to pave the way for early elections in October. The coalition government lost its majority of one recently when a Green deputy jumped ship for the Christian Democrats.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani has threatened to abandon the 2015 nuclear deal if the US continues to impose new sanctions. Rouhani told the parliament that his US counterpart, Donald Trump, was "not a good partner."
France elected a political maverick as president and granted him a huge parliamentary majority. A Franco-German studies expert talks to DW about what Macron has done so far, and what his fading poll numbers really mean.
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