Back in 2017, the French president had announced a target of 50K job cuts in state public services by the end of his mandate.
European Commission’s most powerful civil servant will become chief representative in Austria.
A look back at the best and worst moments of the outgoing PM’s reign.
Ukraine’s electricity market liberalization will boost trade with Europe, enhance competition and make the country more energy independent
Volodymyr Zelenskiy has to move fast to make good on his pledge to throw out status quo.
Next PM’s biggest challenge in dealing with the EU will be to prove there’s more to him than being a clown.
Earlier, Johnson clinched victory in the Tory party leadership contest — and is set to be Britain’s new prime minister.
Former London mayor and foreign secretary replaces Theresa May in the top job.
Commission chief sends letter to new Conservative leader.
Another vote is scheduled for Thursday.
The former London mayor and foreign secretary is ‘a very good guy, a very talented person.’
President’s daughter sends support to next UK leader.
In one of the most fiery months of the Trump presidency, the new press secretary has had very little to say.
Kelly Craft’s absences included 60 personal days and the equivalent of seven months in places where she had homes, Democrats say.
It’s 2029 and the UK is marking 10 years of Brexit.
The US president predicts that Pakistan would ‘help us out to extricate ourselves’ from Afghanistan.
‘The United States has a responsibility to do our part but the world’s got a big role in this too.’
Spanish Socialist leader is negotiating a deal with the far left that would keep him in power.
The Islamic Republic ‘has a long history of lying,’ says US secretary of state.
Tweeting as ‘Stalingulag’ wheelchair-bound Alexander Gorbunov is one of the Kremlin’s fiercest critics.
Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s party scores big in snap parliamentary election.
NGO had suspended operations in December.
Failure to reach agreement could trigger new election.
Deployment to protect from ’emergent, credible threats,’ Pentagon said.
UK warns of ‘serious consequences’ over seized ship.
The US president used to seem rattled when people called him a racist. Not anymore.
Drawing the top stories around the globe.
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini this week hinted that it was time to call a snap election.
German leader says she feels ‘solidarity’ with targets of US president’s comments.
Capitals defy president-elect with a slew of male nominees to be European commissioners.
Tensions between League and 5Stars rise over election of Commission president.
The US president is trying to entice Iran to the negotiating table to discuss its nuclear program.
The Commission president-elect also extends an olive branch to Eastern and Central European countries in an interview.
Beata Szydło won’t run employment committee, but the chair goes to a fellow EU-critical lawmaker.
Mayor Zdeněk Hřib’s stance on Tibet and Taiwan has irritated Beijing.
Margaritis Schinas has been a fixture of the Brussels policymaking scene for nearly 3 decades.
The European Commission’s net zero proposal remains blocked by four EU countries. Ben van Beurden says he hopes there can be agreement on the issue soon.
Madam President-elect, you’ve got mail.
Homelessness is on the rise nearly everywhere on the Continent.
New Commission president has more going for her than her critics admit.
Radical Finnish program shows results.
First they took Brussels, then they took Berlin: German Frauenpower leaves the political class gobsmacked.
Andy Burnham is trying to prevent people from dying on the streets.
A new system for disciplining judges ‘undermines’ their judicial independence, the Commission says.
Brussels has struggled to address concerns of democratic backsliding in some of its member countries.
Despite allegations and threats of probes, US tech companies still maintain a major advantage in Washington.
Ursula von der Leyen wins plaudits from US national security officials, but even some of her fans worry her ascent will further fray the tenuous US-EU relationship.
Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bomb attack in 2017.
Commission president-elect has big plans for this summer.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer will reportedly take on the position on Wednesday.