Fifth Republic


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Fifth Republic

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the French republic established in 1958 as the successor to the Fourth Republic. Its constitution is characterized by the strong position of the president
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The possible success of the "National Front" is also influenced by the influx of refugees from the Middle East, which the Fifth Republic is currently experiencing, because the party is against illegal migration to France and for more strict control of the legal one.
1959 Charles de Gaulle assumes the presidency in France, inaugurating the Fifth Republic.
These events came after the constitutional changes of the French Fifth Republic, and the December 4, 1958, elections that were held French Colonial possessions.
The presidential election, for example, had less than 50 percent of registered voters casting ballots nationwide in a new low for the Fifth Republic.
Because Fenby believes a strong state will always be an essential feature of French political life, he does not consider that there might be a bright side to the decline in presidential "demeanour," and in the "authority and status" of Fifth Republic presidents (accompanied by the reduction of presidential terms from seven years to five, starting with the 2002 election).
Macron's centrist Republic on the Move (LREM) party and its centre-right Modem ally won 350 seats out of 577 in the lower house, the results showed after a vote that saw a record low turnout for a parliamentary poll in the postwar Fifth Republic.
5%), has fallen to levels unseen in the history of the French Fifth Republic.
8 percent is the lowest on record following the creation of the Fifth Republic in 1958.
Under our Fifth Republic, this is the second time martial law has been declared, but this is the first to cover just the entire Mindanao (including Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi), but not the whole Philippines.
The writing is on the wall: After six decades, France's Fifth Republic looks set to give way to a sixth.
Destabilized in 1958 by General de Gaulle's return to power and the foundation of the Fifth Republic, the Communists nevertheless remained the principal left-wing party in France until the end of the 1970s, when they were overtaken by Francois Mitterrand's Socialist Party.
At 39, Macron is the youngest president in the country's history and the 8th president of France's Fifth Republic, which was created in 1958.