Juppe joins race for French presidency in challenge to Sarkozy
Former prime minister Alain Juppe joined the race to be the presidential candidate of France's centre-right on Wednesday, posing a potential challenge both to a 2017 comeback bid by Nicolas Sarkozy and to the rise of the extreme right.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
ISIL will definitely fall: Nasrallah
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah has said he expects the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant to fall and he supports his ally Michel Aoun's candidacy for the post of president.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Slammed at home for his - support' of Protective Edge, Hollande criticizes Israel
Facing fierce criticism at home, by media, politicians and even in his Socialist Party for his support of Israel's right of self-defense since the beginning of Protective Edge Operation, French President Franois Hollande has made a determined effort to demonstrate his pro-Palestinian bona fides.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
After anti-Semitic riots, France wants to outlaw the Jewish Defense League
Socialist Party deputy Olivier Faure, in his letter, wondered how it is that the JDL is authorized in France, while banned in the US and Israel.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Sofia News Agency
Who Will Take Over the Bulgarian Socialist Party?
Sergey Stanishev is leaving behind a controversial legacy at Bulgaria's "hundred-year" party, BSP, an heir to the Communist-era BKP.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
EU Preparing Further Sanctions Against Russia After MH17 Crash
A numbered coffin carried by Dutch military personnel contains an unidentified body from the crash of MH17 on July 23, 2014 at Eindhoven airport, Netherlands.
It's a bit rich for France to castigate Britain for sheltering oligarchs
The South of France is the playground of Russian oligarchs - oodles of cash, lurid boats and a lack of taste.
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
French Socialist politician removed from party over anti-Semitic statement
A local Socialist politician from France's Lyon region was booted from the party for making statements deemed anti-Semitic.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Green Left Weekly
Belgium: Far left breakthrough in poll
Before May 25, there were no elected representatives of what is called the "radical" left in Belgium, unlike in other countries in Europe.