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France: Macron’s alliance leads legislative elections

Paris: President Emmanuel Macron's centrist alliance Ensemble is leading the French legislative elections without winning the absolute majority in the new National Assembly, French news channel BFMTV reported on Sunday. According to estimations by…

France to vote in crucial National Assembly election

Paris: French electors will vote on Sunday to elect members of the country's National Assembly with President Emmanuel Macron facing a tough challenge from the Far-left Jean-Luc Mélenchon, BBC reported. Macron, who had once again won the…

Boris Johnson’s ethics adviser Lord Geidt resigns

London: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's ethics adviser has quit a day after saying there was a "legitimate question" about whether Boris Johnson broke ministerial rules over PartyGate, BBC reported on Thursday. Lord Christpher Geidt said that…

NATO sees Russia’s war faltering, mulls expanding alliance

BERLIN: A senior NATO official says Russia’s military advance in Ukraine appears to be faltering and he expressed hope that Kyiv can win the war. Top NATO diplomats are meeting Sunday in Berlin to discuss providing further support to Ukraine and…

Putin warns Finland NATO membership would harm relations

HELSINKI: Russian President Vladimir Putin warned his Finnish counterpart Saturday that relations between the two neighbours could be "negatively affected" if Finland follows through with plans to apply for NATO membership. The Kremlin's press…

Macron proposes new political union for non-EU countries

France’s president warned Monday that decades could pass before Ukraine joins the European Union, and proposed a new political organisation to bring together countries on the continent that share EU values but are not part of the bloc. During a…

Russia fights for control of Ukraine’s Mariupol stronghold

Russian forces battled on Wednesday for control of the last stronghold in Ukraine’s besieged city of Mariupol, Ukrainian officials said, and the European Union proposed tough new sanctions against Moscow including a phased oil embargo. Mariupol…

Israeli PM Bennett meets Putin in Moscow

New Delhi, March 5 (UNI) Israel Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Saturday met Russian President Vladimir Putin at Kremlin to discuss the ongoing crisis in the region, Russian media outlets reported. This was an unannounced visit by the Israeli…