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Spanish Prime Minister and Socialist candidate Pedro Sanchez salutes his supporters during the election night in Madrid on April 28, 2019. Photo AFP.
Spain. Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez won Sunday the legislative elections without reaching the majority needed to govern alone a divided Spain where the extreme right is preparing to enter the parliament, more than 40 years after the end of the dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Read our analysis.
Our Lady. More than a thousand: it is the number of heritage experts who invite the President of the Republic to avoid the "rush" in the restoration of the Notre-Dame cathedral and not to avoid the protection rules of the heritage, in a forum published on the Figaro site.
Nantes. Some 500 people marched simultaneously in seven neighborhoods of Nantes, a recent theater of serial shootings that left one dead and six wounded, to protest "against the war of neighborhoods".
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French President Emmanuel Macron, at his press conference on April 25, 2019 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. AFP photo.
Great debate. A few days after the announcement of Emmanuel Macron in response to the crisis of "yellow vests", the government is working on Monday to the headache of the application and funding of measures, inviting parliamentarians to join his reflection at a seminar.
Climate. At the same time in Paris, scientists and diplomats from 130 countries are meeting today to adopt the first global assessment of ecosystems for nearly 15 years, a dark inventory of the nature vital to humanity.
Balkans. Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel are trying today in Berlin at a summit of the Balkans to revive the dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo, whose relations are at worst 20 years after their war conflict.
Troadec case. What happened at the Troadec home, killed on February 16, 2017 in Orvault, near Nantes? The reconstruction, which will take place in the night from Monday to Tuesday in the presence of Hubert Caouissin, alleged killer of the family, will try to clarify the gray areas of the file.
Police Suicides. The Minister of the Interior launches Monday a prevention cell to stem a phenomenon that particularly affects the police and that the unions denounce more and more vigorously. Since January, twenty-eight agents have killed themselves. Our story to read here.
Libya. Since April 4, Khalifa Haftar and his men have been trying to march on the Libyan capital. But they are stuck at a crossroads in the south-east of the city by the motley army of the government of national unity, where allies of circumstance meet. Read the report of our special envoy in Tripoli.
Shiori Ito. This young Japanese journalist dares to speak publicly to denounce her attacker in a country where sexual violence is denied. A portrait to read here.
LIBERATION with AFP