Manchester attack

World leaders condemn Manchester attack

World leaders on Tuesday expressed shock and horror at the suicide bombing in Manchester which killed at least 22 people, including children. Here are some of the reactions: Britain Prime Minister Theresa May called it an “appalling terrorist attack” and suspended her campaign ahead of a general election on June 8 along with chief opposition […]


Austria sets a date for its snap election

Austria’s snap election will be on October 15th, party chiefs agreed on Tuesday after the centrist coalition collapsed, the Austria Press Agency reported. The vote could see the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), whose candidate narrowly failed to be elected president in December, enter government. The coalition between Chancellor Christian Kern’s Social Democrats (SPOe) and the […]

Edouard Philippe - Emmanuel Macron

Why Macron picked unknown Edouard Philippe as the right fit for Prime Minister

New President Emmanuel Macron has named centre-right Edouard Philippe as his first Prime Minister. This is why the new centrist head of state believes the relatively unknown politician from the conservative Republicans party is the right fit to lead his new government. He’s from the right First and foremost Macron’s decision to appoint right-wing MP […]