Donald Tusk, who heads the European Council of 28 EU member state leaders, and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker meet Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels
Meanwhile, Bruno Le Maire is named economy minister and is one of 3 members of the conservative Republicans party in the government along with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who was appointed Monday
Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial says she is 'positive' she would be confirmed by the powerful Commission on Appointments
Marine Le Pen: 'I suggest we begin a profound transformation of our movement to create a new political force'
Emmanuel Macron's camp warns that a high number of no-shows, especially among left-wing voters, could hurt his chances
Marine Le Pen has a tricky balancing act ahead of the runoff: keeping her core far-right supporters happy, while appealing to a wider electorate who need to be reassured
In the first such meeting between the 3 key players, they will discuss the upcoming negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union over dinner at May's Downing Street residence
(UPDATED) Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron are the frontrunners to progress to a run-off on May 7 but the result is too close to call in a deeply divided country
Nearly 47 million voters are set to go to the polls, with 11 candidates vying for president
France goes to the polls on Sunday, April 23, in an election seen as crucial for the future of a deeply divided country and the beleaguered European Union
None of the 4 main candidates can afford to be neutral on the EU, whether they portray it as the source of all woes or a guarantee of peace and stability
For many, Jean-Luc Melenchon has emerged as the main voice on the left
Marine Le Pen has spent years trying to broaden support for her National Front party, but she signals a return to the core concerns of many of her supporters in recent speeches
The French go to the polls on April 23 to choose two candidates from a field of 11 who will go head-to-head in a run-off
(UPDATED) Washington and its allies are pushing for Russia to rein in the Syrian regime but the G7 ministers failed to agree on whether fresh sanctions should be imposed on Damascus and Moscow
The skin sensors currently used to monitor vital signs in babies born prematurely generate false alarms in up to 90% of cases, mainly set off by the baby's movement
After strong performances in two televised debates, several new surveys this weekend show him climbing to third position, with 18-19% of voters saying they would vote for him
The televised debate was at times chaotic and often dominated by the anti-capitalist and virulently anti-EU smaller candidates who made their first major appearance ahead of the first round vote
(UPDATED) The draft guidelines obtained by Agence France-Presse call for a 'phased approach' that prioritizes an orderly withdrawal that reduces the disruption caused by Britain's departure in March 2019
Teacher Mary Jean Subayco says a cellphone charger left plugged in by someone inside the faculty room may have overheated, causing the fire
While the bloc has tried to show a united front in the face of Brexit, celebrating the EU's 60th anniversary earlier this month, in Britain the prime minister is struggling to unite her own country
(UPDATED) Marine Le Pen's hardline stance on security and the place of Islam in France come under attack from her fellow presidential hopefuls
(UPDATED) Centrist frontrunner Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen are expected to come under attack in the first of 3 debates
(UPDATED) Environment Secretary Gina Lopez, who is accused of graft, tells those behind the latest complaint against her to 'stop it, climb a mountain and go meditate'
Pence pledges the United States will keep working with Europe to boost the world's two biggest economies, fight terrorism and defend eastern EU states against Russian encroachment
French President Francois Hollande vows a 'firm' response to a growing list of pronouncements by the maverick tycoon, including his encouragement for Brexit and suspension of all refugee arrivals
Candidates including former prime minister Manuel Valls fighting for relevance as the country veers to the right
(UPDATED) Around 70 countries attending talks in Paris calls on the two sides to avoid moves that 'prejudge the outcome of negotiations on final status issues, including inter alia, Jerusalem, borders, security, refugees'
'[Director Ian Loreños] doesn’t reinvent the wheel. He only makes sure that it works and does not offend by lazy crafting,' writes film critic Oggs Cruz
Richard Yap, Enchong Dee, and many more lead the movie's star-studded cast. This is the first 'Mano Po' movie in 7 years
See the nominees at this year's FAMAS awards, happening on December 4
The party of Haiti's former leader Michel Martelly attempted to cut short speculation over the result of a long-delayed presidential election, claiming victory while vote-counting continued
(UPDATED) Politicians from around the world offer both praise and cautious welcome to the new President-elect, Donald Trump
Brexit minister David Davis says the government would fight the ruling, insisting that result of the referendum must be respected
(UPDATED) The deal removes 99% of customs duties between the two sides, linking the single EU market with the world's 10th largest economy
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demands an immediate probe into the October 26 attack on the school in rebel-held Idlib province that he says 'may amount to a war crime'
Despite 12,000 UN peacekeepers and a few hundred remaining French troops, tensions are high and tens of thousands of people are still displaced and in need of aid in the Central African Republic
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(UPDATED) Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart, and Bernard L. Feringa are awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for their work on molecular machines
(UPDATED) 'I have seen the results of yesterday's plebiscite. We would have hoped for a different result,' the United Nations secretary general tells reporters in Geneva.
Jean Ping, Bongo's main election rival, lashes the court's ruling to dismiss claims of vote fraud as a miscarriage of justice, declaring himself 'president elect'
(3rd UPDATE) The court, while partially changing the results of the close August 27 vote, says President Ali Bongo maintained a lead over his former ally-turned-opponent Jean Ping
EU President Donald Tusk says on the summit eve that the leaders must 'have a sober and brutally honest assessment of the situation'
European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker is expected to unveil plans to boost prosperity and security in an increasingly uncertain and dangerous world
'Every single suicide is still a tragedy... The message we want to pass on is first of all, having suicidal thoughts is nothing to be ashamed of,' says WHO Representative in the Philippines Gundo Weiler
(UPDATED) Many countries have struggled with reconciling a dictator’s burial with their history
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says the decision of authorities to slap Apple with a huge bill for back taxes was an application of the rules
(UPDATED) Bongo's government presses a fierce crackdown, with security forces rounding up around 1,000 people nationwide, since riots first swept across the capital Libreville on Wednesday.
As gunfire crackled across the city, at least 6 people were admitted to hospital with bullet wounds
The official tally of votes will not be published until Tuesday, August 30, and some voters voiced fears of a repeat of the violence seen after a disputed 2009 election