EU leaders suspended a summit on Monday after they failed to agree who should fill the bloc’s top jobs, with divisions over the marquee role of European Commission president as entrenched as ever after some 20 hours of talks.
Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, who is leading a military offensive against the UN-recognised government in Tripoli, rejected a ceasefire requested by French President Emmanuel Macron during talks in Paris, an Elysee official said Wednesday.
France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been campaigning since January with the head of state in her sights.
French officials have reopened an investigation into the 2013 Paris killings of three female Kurdish activists, after their families asked them to look at whether Turkish agents were involved, sources said Wednesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised to “significantly” reduce income tax for workers in France, while defending his controversial decision to scrap a wealth tax early in his term.