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MI5 starts an internal review on whether there are lessons to be learned from its handling of intelligence on Salman Abedi before he killed 22 people by blowing himself up at a concert in Manchester.
Support for French President Emmanuel Macron’s new centrist party is growing before legislative elections next month, a poll found on May 18, raising the chances that he will be able to win parliamentary backing for his reform plans
Germany’s Social Democrat chief Martin Schulz acknowledged on May 15 that his party faced a “rocky road” to national elections, after it was soundly beaten in a key state by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party
BERLIN – Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have extended their lead over the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) to 12 percentage points, a poll showed on May 17, almost four months before a federal election
France’s new President Emmanuel Macron named Edouard Philippe, a little-known center-right mayor, as prime minister on May 15, in his first major decision since taking power on a promise to lead a French “renaissance.”
BERLIN - The Associated Press
Germany’s Foreign Ministry has said it has been granted consular access to arrested German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel.
Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated as France’s youngest ever president on May 14, saying the country had chosen “hope” and that he would relaunch the flagging European Union
France’s new President Emmanuel Macron secured backing on May 15 from key ally Chancellor Angela Merkel for his bid to shake up Europe, despite skepticism in Berlin over his proposed reforms
French President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s party on May 11 unveiled more than 400 candidates who will stand in parliamentary elections in June, with half of them newcomers to politics and half of them women
BUCHAREST - The Associated Press
Romanian border police said Turkish authorities canceled the passport of Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, who was briefly detained at a Romanian airport.
Pınar Erdoğan - ANKARA
The Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament has urged Turkey’s government to take the Venice Commission’s report on constitutional referendum into consideration, while noting that the opening of any new accession chapters depends on the actions of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.