Polling agency projections put centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen ahead in the first-round French presidential election.
German parliamentarians have approved a new assembly of German and French lawmakers to deepen ties between the two countries. German deputies are preparing to attend the first session in Paris next week.
Yellow vest protesters have set fire to stores and clashed with police in a return to violence on the streets of Paris. Organizers are trying to give new momentum to their movement, after weeks of dwindling numbers.
Emmanuel Macron's initiative led to thousands of town hall meetings, and boosted the president’s ratings. But what comes after the great debate — aimed as a response to months of yellow vest protests — is less certain.
Though his decision not to seek a fifth term sparked celebrations, President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's move to delay elections has Algerians up in arms. Many want a quick transition after Bouteflika's 20-year rule.
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