The beleaguered French leader came into office in 2012 as the supposed anti-Merkel. Now she is as strong as ever and he has never looked weaker.
A lack of trust in the mainstream leadership is driving EU voters to look at more radical options in this week's polls.
Resentment is growing over German chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership and fiscal austerity measures.
The president weathered the Orange Revolution, but will need Moscow's support to survive this year's protests. But the opposition says its time to go.
Turkey’s prime minister can’t seem to decide whether he wants to be a reformer or a tyrant.
Angela Merkel’s triumph in winning a third term with such an improbably high margin sets her and Germany apart in Europe.
The European Union's focus on austerity has hit the limits of public acceptance, says the head of the trading bloc's executive arm.
The Bank of Cyprus will become a shadow of its former self.
As the country tries to form a government, the region's leaders are again sniping at each other.
The Greek government has been ordered to implement draconian measures to reform the labour market by introducing a six-day working week.