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

Dominique Strauss-Kahn In brief | CNN

CNN — A look back at the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former director of the International Monetary Fund. Date of Birth: April 25, 1949 Birth place: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France Birth name: Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn Dad: Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, legal and tax advisor Mother: Jacqueline Fellus, journalist Marriages: Myriam L’Aouffir (October 2017-present); Anne Sinclair (1991-2013, divorced); Brigitte … 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

Body of Naomi Irion, who went missing in Nevada more than 2 weeks ago, has been found, police say

CNN — The body of Naomi Irion, a Nevada woman who has been missing for more than two weeks, has been discovered, authorities said Wednesday. Investigators were called to a remote part of Churchill County on Tuesday after receiving a tip related to Irion’s disappearance, according to a news release from the Churchill County Sheriff’s … Read more

Highlights on the European Union | CNN

CNN — Here is an overview of the European Union. The European Union is an international organization made up of 27 European countries. It governs the common economic, political, social and security policies of its member states. According to the EU website, the objectives of the European Union are to establish European citizenship, to ensure … Read more

Analysis: Europe takes once unimaginable decisions to counter Putin’s aggression

CNN — Whatever the end result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, President Vladimir Putin has achieved one thing: the security map of Europe has been fundamentally changed and things will never go back to the way they were before. All over the continent, and more particularly within the European Union, decisions have been taken … Read more

Prince Albert of Monaco Highlights

CNN — A look back at the life of His Serene Highness Prince Albert II. He was officially invested as sovereign of Monaco on July 12, 2005, following the death of his father, Prince Rainier. Date of Birth: March 14, 1958 Place of birth: Monte Carlo, Monaco Birth name: Albert Alexandre Louis Pierre Grimaldi, His … Read more

Vladimir Putin has succeeded in uniting his opponents

London CNN — As the world watches and waits nervously to learn if Russian President Vladimir Putin will instruct his forces to invade Ukraine, European diplomats are privately finding one small silver lining to the crisis unfolding in Eastern Europe. The European Union and NATO have been remarkably united during this entire episode, which months … Read more