Omicron, heterogeneous situation in Europe between record of infections and elimination of restrictions

Omicron continues to spread in Europe even if the situation is heterogeneous, with some countries lifting the restrictions and others having to deal with contagion records. This is the case with the Portugal, among the countries with the highest anti vaccination rate in the world Covid, o la Germany where, however, half the population has … Read more

Agnès Pannier-Runacher : « Nous ne pouvons pas laisser des acteurs qui ne jouent pas le jeu abîmer la planète et détruire des emplois en Europe »

Tribune. L’Europe est née d’une nécessité politique et humaine, celle d’installer une paix durable entre des nations qui s’étaient longuement affrontées. Cette paix, six pays précurseurs ont décidé de la matérialiser dès 1950 avec la construction d’un projet industriel commun, autour des matériaux essentiels à la reconstruction européenne, le charbon et l’acier. L’histoire de l’Europe … Read more

Ukraine: Europe faced with its responsibilities

Editorial of the “World”. Once again, Russia places Europe before its responsibilities: by threatening Ukraine with massive and ostensible military pressure, Moscow is challenging the Europeans to react, alongside their American ally. Diverse, plural and multifaceted, Europe is ill-equipped to speak with one voice and act accordingly. It is however crucial that it maintains its … Read more

Environment: Europe still divided on its ranking of sustainable activities

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels on January 11, 2022. OLIVER MATTHYS / AP New delay in the European taxonomy, this classification of sustainable activities which aims to direct private investments towards sectors contributing to reduce greenhouse gases. The delegated act that the Commission has been preparing for months will not be … Read more

Europe : la nouvelle bataille de l’Etat de droit

Editorial du « Monde ». A quatre-vingts jours de l’échéance présidentielle française, le Parlement européen a servi malgré lui, mercredi 19 janvier, de théâtre à une joute électorale franco-française. Plusieurs députés, au premier rang desquels le Vert Yannick Jadot et le RN Jordan Bardella, ont étrillé le président de la République, venu défendre à Strasbourg les priorités de … Read more

In Europe, Chechen bloggers victims of a new campaign of terror

Toumso Abdourakhmanov, Chechen blogger, critic of the government of Ramzan Kadyrov, during the “Chechen Lives Matter” rally in front of the Council of Europe, in Strasbourg, on January 8, 2022. SABRINA DOLIDZE / DIVERGENCE Chilling and anonymous, the messages appeared suddenly. Toumso Abdourakhmanov received his on his Telegram channel on December 22, 2021. “We will … Read more

Ukraine: the United States and Europe in search of sanctions in the face of the Russian threat

U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks to the media after meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv, Monday, January 17, 2022. EFREM LUKATSKY / AP If it wishes, Russia has many military options to strike Ukraine. Conversely, the United States and the Europeans have a wide range of economic sanctions to respond to. We still … Read more

Presidential 2022: Valérie Pécresse struggling with the ambiguities of LR on Europe

Valérie Pécresse, traveling to the island of Samos, Greece, to talk about immigration issues, January 15, 2022. AGNES DHERBEYS / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” It is under the azure blue sky of Greece that Valérie Pécresse, the candidate of the right, has decided in recent days to speak of the European Union (EU). Going to … Read more

Jean-Luc Mélenchon: “The conditions are ripe for a big change in Europe”

Jean-Luc Mélenchon at the campaign headquarters of the candidate of La France insoumise, in the 10th arrondissement of Paris, on January 17, 2022. JULIEN DANIEL /MYOP FOR “LEMONDE” Change of foot for Jean-Luc Mélenchon. On the eve of Emmanuel Macron’s speech on the French presidency of the European Union (PFUE), the candidate of La France … Read more