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French President Emmanuel Macron unveils plan to contain violence against women

November 25, 2017 11:30 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron unveils plan to contain violence against women

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women at the Elysee Palace in Paris, November 25, 2017. (Photo by AFP) French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly condemned the “horrific and shameful” violence against women in the country, introducing a package […]

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Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron outline plans for post-Brexit European Union

September 29, 2017 3:29 am
Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron outline plans for post-Brexit European Union

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at a session of the Tallinn Digital Summit during a European Union summit in Tallinn, Estonia, September 29, 2017. (Photo by AFP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron have outlined a new order for the European […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron calling Europe weak, ineffective

September 26, 2017 2:30 am
French President Emmanuel Macron calling Europe weak, ineffective

French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech on the European Union in the amphitheater of the Sorbonne University in Paris on September 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Calling Europe slow, weak and ineffective, French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday said the EU should embrace a joint budget, […]

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Supporters of French far-left opposition hold anti-Macron rally in Paris

September 23, 2017 3:19 pm
Supporters of French far-left opposition hold anti-Macron rally in Paris

A demonstrator wearing hood kicks a tear gas canister during a rally in Paris on September 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Supporters of France’s far-left opposition party have staged a protest rally in Paris to voice their discontent with sweeping labor reforms by President Emmanuel Macron, who has suffered a […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron signs 5 decrees to overhaul labor code

September 22, 2017 10:30 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron signs 5 decrees to overhaul labor code

French President Emmanuel Macron (R) signs documents in front of the media to promulgate a new labor bill in his office at the Elysee Palace in Paris, September 22, 2017. (AFP photo) French President Emmanuel Macron has signed an executive order making changes in the country’s labor law despite opposition […]

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France hit by labor protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s policies

September 12, 2017 5:00 pm
France hit by labor protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s policies

A demonstrator holds a sign against “ordinances” during a protest called by several French unions against the labor law reform in Paris, September 12, 2017. (AFP photo) Another wave of labor protests has begun to engulf France in the first such public display of discontent with President Emmanuel Macron’s policies […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron meets Venezuela opposition leaders

September 5, 2017 10:30 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron meets Venezuela opposition leaders

France’s President Emmanuel Macron (R) meets with President of the opposition-led Venezuelan parliament, Julio Borges (L) on September 4, 2017 at the Elysee Palace in Paris. (Photo by AFP) French President Emmanuel Macron has held talks with Venezuelan opposition leaders who are on a European tour aimed at exerting pressure […]

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French Army Chief of Staff General Pierre De Villiers resigns over dispute with President Emmanuel Macron

July 19, 2017 6:00 pm
French Army Chief of Staff General Pierre De Villiers resigns over dispute with President Emmanuel Macron

French Army Chief of Staff General Pierre De Villiers (photo by AFP) France’s military chief has resigned following a public dispute with President Emmanuel Macron over the government’s proposed defense budget cuts. The head of the French armed forces, General Pierre de Villiers, said in a statement on Wednesday that […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron vows to enhance security, lift state of emergency

July 3, 2017 10:30 pm
French President Emmanuel Macron vows to enhance security, lift state of emergency

President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to intensify security measures in France, stressing that the measure is aimed at restoring the freedoms lost under the country’s state of emergency. Addressing members of the National Assembly and Senate in the Versailles palace on Monday, Macron said he wanted security to be stepped […]

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French prosecutors charged man over plotting to kill President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day

10:30 pm
French prosecutors charged man over plotting to kill President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day

Police officers patrol on the Champs-Elysees in Paris on April 21, 2017, a day after a gunman opened fire on police, killing a policeman and wounding two others on the famous avenue in an attack claimed by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group. (Photo by AFP) French prosecutors have charged a […]

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