Macron versus Le Pen: the second round of the French presidential election explained

Paris CNN — It’s Macron against Le Pen, second round. The French presidential election will be a rematch of the 2017 contest, when far-right Marine Le Pen took on political newcomer Emmanuel Macron. Macron won this race by nearly two votes to one. But while the candidates remain the same, the 2022 race looks very … Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron will try to avoid a challenge from far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of elections

French President Emmanuel Macron will have his work cut out over the next two weeks as he seeks re-election. He led the pack after Sunday’s first lapwinning nearly 28% of the vote, nearly five points ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, with 23%. The two now advance to the second round on April 24. … Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron will try to avoid a challenge from far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of elections

French President Emmanuel Macron will have his work cut out over the next two weeks as he seeks re-election. He led the pack after Sunday’s first lapwinning nearly 28% of the vote, nearly five points ahead of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, with 23%. The two now advance to the second round on April 24. … Read more

Macron will face Le Pen in the second round of the French presidential election

Paris – Incumbent Emmanuel Macron will face far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in a runoff for the French presidency, after they both stepped forward in the first round of elections in the country on Sunday to stage another head -headed. clash their frankly opposed visions of France. Polling agency projections and a partial official vote … Read more

French voters go to the polls in the 1st round of the presidential election as Macron seeks a second term

Paris – French citizens flocked to polling stations across the country on Sunday to cast their ballots in the first round of the country’s presidential election, where up to 48 million eligible voters will choose between 12 candidates. Centrist President Emmanuel Macron is seeking a second five-year term, but faces a strong challenge from the … Read more

French presidential election: what are the challenges for women?

Editor’s note: This story is part of As Equals, CNN’s ongoing series on gender inequality. For more information on series funding and more, check out our FAQs. CNN — At his last campaign event before the first round of the 2022 French presidential election, Emmanuel Macron says a crowded stadium that gender equality would be … Read more

Resignation of French military intelligence chief seen as consequence of misjudging Putin’s intentions in Ukraine

Paris – France’s military intelligence chief has resigned from his post in what is seen as a fallout from France misjudging Russia’s intentions in Ukraine. As the The United States predicted Russia was ready to invade UkraineFrance preferred to believe that it would not go that far. In early March, the head of the French … Read more

Did Macron get the long table treatment because he refused a Russian COVID test?

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in Moscow, Russia, February 7, 2022. Sputnik/Kremlin handout/REUTERS Paris — As French president Emmanuel Macron headed to Moscow last Monday to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, both French and Russian officials sounded upbeat. Both sides agreed on the need to deescalate the … Read more