The African Union wants to have a continent-to-continent dialogue with Europe, a change that could make the framework of the Cotonou Agreement implode and leave the Pacific and Caribbean states out in the cold.
One year before the European elections, the French president came to Strasbourg to count his allies and convince members of all political groups. However, French ambitions seem to have been revised downward.
Terrorist threats by ISIS, fake news spreading from the United States and massive investments into extreme-right francophone media: the French presidential campaign unfolded under a lot of international pressure. EURACTIV France reports.