In 2021, millions of Europeans will vote, in times of corona. General, regional or local elections will be held in several EU countries, including Germany, France , Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czeck Republic and The Netherlands. Will the pandemic leave its mark and change their political landscapes? And how about the challenge of holding safe elections within the applicable corona measures?
Italian election winner Giorgia Meloni may at first glance have much in common with the ultra-conservative governments in Poland and Hungary, but experts say any alliance could soon run into limits
2 months ago
Matteo Salvini was once the poster boy of Italy's far-right but the popularity of Giorgia Meloni has reduced him to a junior -- and potentially disruptive -- partner in their election coalition
3 months ago
By design, France is usually governed by a president vested with extraordinary powers. But after the recent election, Emmanuel Macron now finds himself at the mercy of a newly influential parliament.
5 months ago
Emmanuel Macron's loss of his overall majority risks further weakening European leadership, with France's leader set to be distracted by domestic troubles even while retaining control over foreign policy
6 months ago
France votes Sunday in parliamentary elections with allies of President Emmanuel Macron seeking to retain a majority in the face of an increasingly competitive challenge from a new left-wing coalition
6 months ago
French President Emmanuel Macron faces a daunting range of tasks after defeating far-right leader Marine Le Pen and winning a new term at the Elysee Palace. AFP looks at five challenges ahead for the centrist
7 months ago
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