The French National Assembly is due to vote on a bill to legalise gay marriage and allow same-sex couples to adopt children. The issue has exposed deep rifts in French society and prompted huge protests.
Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon has accused the French socialist government and president of leaking his financial affairs to the press. Fillon has been formally charged with embezzling public funds.
French Sports Minister Laura Flessel has announced that she is stepping down. Her resignation comes just a week after President Emmanuel Macron's environment minister quit his post during a fiery live radio interview.
Cisse still refuses to recognize the victory of incumbent President Ibrahim Boubar Keita in last week's runoff election, alleging electoral fraud. He spoke to DW in an exclusive interview to explain his concerns.
Social Democrats are losing support almost everywhere in the EU, sometimes so dramatically that they have lost their role as center-left mainstream parties. DW looks where they've been losing influence.
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