The move is part of a makeover designed to revive the nationalist party's fortunes after Marine Le Pen's resounding loss in last year's presidential election to Emmanuel Macron.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has said the U.S. "can no longer play a leading role" in peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.
The European Parliament—the E.U.’s legislative arm—passed a controversial legislative package with the potential to allow member countries to restrict what journalists report.
The Vatican now joins major international entities such as the United Nations and the European Parliament in recognizing Palestinian statehood.
In recognizing Palestinian statehood, the Holy See will join major international entities such as the United Nations and the European Parliament.
The current transatlantic view of Europe is one of continental political decline, elegant at best but ominous at worst.
The far right took election victories in France, Denmark and Austria among continentwide contests Sunday that produced a record number of parliamentary members who are unfavorable toward the European Union.
Elections like those taking place this weekend are traditionally unsatisfactory, but this year they may provide an unprecedented shock.