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Conference of U.S. conservatives opens in Orban's Hungary

May. 19, 2022 12:10 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Dozens of prominent conservatives from Europe, the United States and elsewhere gathered Thursday in Hungary as the American Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, was held in Europe for the first time. The two-day conference reflects a deepening...

Emmanuel who? Far-right fighting hard-left for French vote

May. 14, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The stakes are high, the fight nasty and the party of centrist President Emmanuel Macron is the one to beat. But to a visitor from outer space, June's parliamentary election in France could look like a contest between the far right and the hard-left. A month before the...

France's President Macron inaugurated for second 5-year term

May. 07, 2022 12:48 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated for a second term on Saturday, vowing to take action to avoid any further escalation of Russia’s war in Ukraine and promising he would promote France and Europe on the world stage. Macron was reelected for five years...

Today in History: May 7, Germany's surrender

May. 07, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, May 7, the 127th day of 2022. There are 238 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 7, 1945, Germany signed an unconditional surrender at Allied headquarters in Rheims (rams), France, ending...

France's left agrees to largely campaign together vs. Macron

May. 06, 2022 09:16 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Long-divided left-wing parties in France will march into forthcoming legislative elections largely together, after the Socialist Party agreed late Thursday to join a new coalition of the left that hopes to limit re-elected centrist President Emmanuel Macron 's room for policy-making...

EXPLAINER: Why France's Macron now faces challenge from left

May. 02, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Victorious over his far-right rival in last month's presidential vote, centrist Emmanuel Macron now faces a gathering challenge from the left in France's upcoming legislative elections. A government headed by hard-left veteran politician Jean-Luc Mélenchon is...

May Day rallies in Europe urge more help as inflation bites

May. 01, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched Sunday in cities around Europe for May Day protests to honor workers and shame governments into doing more for their citizens. In France, protesters shouted slogans against newly elected President Emmanuel Macron, a development that may set the...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Apr. 29, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ Unexplained hepatitis cases not...

Inflation hits record high of 7.5% in countries using euro

Apr. 29, 2022 07:22 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Inflation hit a record in April for the 19 countries that use the euro as skyrocketing fuel prices boosted by the war in Ukraine weigh on the region's economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Annual inflation reached 7.5% for the month, topping the old...

France: Bag of small tomatoes causes scare at Macron event

Apr. 27, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Newly reelected French President Emmanuel Macron narrowly avoided being pelted by what looked like a small sackful of cherry tomatoes Wednesday as he waded through a boisterous and packed crowd in a market northwest of Paris. About six of the small fruits, some orange,...