Just ahead of Euro 2016, strikes have paralyzed France in ongoing labor market battle. Trains have stopped running and airport traffic controllers have announced they would join the protests. Even gas stations are short on fuel.
Workers at Spanish airport operator Aena call 25 days of strikes. If there is no progress in talks in the coming weeks, the strikes will start in mid-September.
One hundred days after the election, only one in three French citizens is happy with Emmanuel Macron as president. But that doesn't mean it's over for him, argues DW's Christoph Hasselbach.
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.
The opposition in the Democratic Republic of Congo is on strike. President Kabila’s opponents hope to force him to announce a date for elections. But the government won’t budge and it still has some aces up its sleeve.
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