France: Right-wing extremist Zemmour dominates the debates.  – Politics

France: Right-wing extremist Zemmour dominates the debates. – Politics

by Nadia Pantel, Paris When a poll first saw Éric Zemmour as the best-placed competitor to Emmanuel Macron in early October, Antoine Diers sat on a talk show on the long-term information broadcaster BFM and explained why Zemmour could become French president. Diers explains this not only because he believes it, but also because he…

Jewish sect seeks asylum in Iran – politics

Jewish sect seeks asylum in Iran – politics

“Lev Tahor” translated from Hebrew means “pure heart”. In all innocence, as the name of this ultra-Orthodox Jewish sect promises, its members are to lead a godly life. But wherever they appeared over the past three decades, serious allegations soon followed, ranging from brainwashing to child abuse and kidnapping. The group, originally from Israel, with…

Czech Republic: President Zeman is ill, but wants to stay in power – politics

Czech Republic: President Zeman is ill, but wants to stay in power – politics

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš has been voted out of office, but President Miloš Zeman is still in office. However, from the point of view of the critics of the previous Babiš government, the political change will not be complete until Zeman is gone. The presidential election is scheduled for early 2023. Zeman may then…

Traffic Light Reconnaissance: The FDP’s New Freedom – Politics

Traffic Light Reconnaissance: The FDP’s New Freedom – Politics

by Peter Fahrenholz The old adage that the sound makes the music also applies in politics. And the tone that the three parties set on Friday after their exploratory talks showed even more than the newspaper in which the results of the talks were reported: a traffic light coalition of the SPD and the Greens…

Traffic light: SPD, Greens and FDP see “very good result” – politics

Traffic light: SPD, Greens and FDP see “very good result” – politics

The result means painful compromises for all three sides, but negotiators from the SPD, Greens and FDP were all the more lively at the end of their exploratory talks on Friday. “A departure is possible here,” said SPD chancellor candidate Olaf Scholz. The FDP chairman Christian Lindner sounded almost euphoric: “There has been no comparable…

News of the day – News of October 15, 2021 – Politics

News of the day – News of October 15, 2021 – Politics

After the federal elections SPD, Greens and FDP recommend coalition negotiations. The three partners of a possible traffic light coalition in the federal government have ended their exploratory talks. The negotiators recommend that their parties start coalition negotiations. The result harbors painful compromises for all three parties – despite the fact that SPD chancellor-candidate Scholz…