Tuesday

25th Apr 2017

Ticker

UN approves EU troops in Central Africa Republic

The UN security council Tuesday unanimously authorised deployment of an EU force to the Central African Republic, a country marred by violence that could escalate into genocide. The EU mission is likely to comprise 500 troops with a mandate of "six months from the declaration of its full operational capacity."

France still anxious over possibility of Le Pen win

Despite opinion polls that place centrist Macron well ahead of the far-right leader Le Pen in the 7 May presidential run-off, doubts are emerging about his capacity to unite the French people around his candidacy.

Russia suspected of Macron hack

Likely Russian spies tried to steal email passwords from Macron's people the same way they hacked US elections, new study says.

Investigation

Le Pen-Poutine: des liens qui remontent à loin

La leader du Front National a rencontré le président russe trois fois, et non pas une comme elle l'affirme. Mais l'argent que son parti a obtenu, et sous quelles conditions, restent un mystère.