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Jail sentence for man who slapped French President

A man who slapped French President Emmanuel Macron during a public event has been sentenced to 18 months in jail, but with 14 months...
Global climate

Merkel, Xi and Macron talk climate policy during online summit

(dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Chinese President Xi Xinping and French President Emmanuel Macron are to meet for online talks on efforts to...
Ukraine

Germany, France and Ukraine to discuss conflict in Donbass

(dpa) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky are meeting online to discuss the worsening situation in...
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Macron: Notre Dame Cathedral to be rebuilt on schedule by 2024

(dpa) - Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, badly damaged in a fire, will be rebuilt on schedule, according to French President Emmanuel Macron. "The commitment for...
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Macron replaces elite civil service college following criticism

(dpa) - The controversial French elite civil service college ENA is to be abolished and replaced by a more broadly based institution, French President...
genocide

Macron opens archives in relation to France’s role in Rwanda genocide

(dpa) - French President Emmanuel Macron has ordered historical government archives to be made available to the public amid criticism of France's conduct during...
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Macron: Mobilize students, retired medical staff in vaccine effort

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dpa/GNA - French President Emmanuel Macron wants to speed up the country's vaccination efforts by putting students and retired medical personnel to help...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

Macron: Rich countries should give share of vaccines to poorer ones

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dpa - Wealthy countries should quickly give 4 or 5 per cent of their Covid-19 vaccines to poorer ones, French President Emmanuel Macron said,...
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Macron urges immediate action to deal with climate change

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French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday hailed the efforts of the European Union and China in the past years to advance the Paris Agreement and...
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Macron arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday arrived in Iraq's capital Baghdad for talks with top Iraqi leaders over bilateral relations while showing solidarity with...
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Macron visits Lebanon for 2nd time after Aug. 4 explosions in Beirut

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Lebanon's capital Beirut on Monday evening for his second visit to the country in less than a month...
Emmanuel Macron

French president calls on citizens to learn to live with COVID-19

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on citizens to learn to live with the coronavirus after infections spiraled higher in recent weeks. ...
Emmanuel Macron

EU ready to facilitate dialogue in Belarus, together with Russia

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French President Emmanuel Macron proposed on Thursday that the European Union (EU) facilitate a dialogue in Belarus along with other institutions and Russia. ...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

French president calls EU deal on recovery fund “historic”

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday hailed a "historic" European Union (EU) deal on a post-pandemic recovery fund that would help build a "green...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel gestures as she speaks with France's President Emmanuel Macron, Finland's Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven during the first face-to-face EU summit since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Brussels, Belgium July 18, 2020. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Pool

Cautious optimism on a deal sensed as EU leaders enter fourth day of talks

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Monday all expressed cautious optimism for an...
Angola

Angola and France leaders discuss economic impact of COVID-19

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Angolan President Joao Lourenco and French President Emmanuel Macron held a telephone conversation on Monday, talking about current issues, especially the impact of COVID-19...
Emmanuel Macron

Cameroon rejects French president’s remarks over separatist crisis

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Cameroon on Monday opposed French President Emmanuel Macron's remarks over a separatist crisis in the country's English-speaking regions. Cameroonian President Paul Biya "is accountable for...
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French president expresses solidarity with Germany after fatal shootings

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday expressed solidarity and compassion with Germany after a gunman shot and killed nine people in twin shootings in...

Bordeaux to host Africa-France summit on sustainable cities

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The city of Bordeaux in France will host the 28th edition of the Africa-France summit on sustainable cities from June 4 to June 6...
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Macron criticizes violence from “yellow vest” protests

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French President Emmanuel Macron denounced on Saturday via Twitter "extreme violence" from "yellow vest" protests which gathered some 50,000 people across the country. ...
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French President Emmanuel Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron will pay an official visit to China from Jan. 8 to Jan. 10 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart,...
President Akufo-Addo welcomes President Macron

Ghana ready to renew relations with France – Akufo-Addo

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French President Emmanuel Macron visited Ghana on Thursday as part of his three-nation African tour, to boost economic ties. The visit also took him to...
Emmanuel Macron

French President visit Ghana as part of African tour

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French President Emmanuel Macron arrived Accra on Thursday for a day's official visit to Ghana. The visit to Ghana, the first for a French President,...
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Dr Bawamia welcomes Dutch Prime Minister to Ghana

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Dutch Prime Minister Mr Mark Rutte arrived in Accra Wednesday night to begin a two-day State to Ghana. He was met on arrival by Vice...
Two Libya Dawn fighters identify positions of their rivals near Bir al-Ghanam, Libya, on March 21, 2015. Clashes continued between Libya Dawn fighters and pro-government forces on Saturday near Bir al-Ghanam, some 90 kilometers southwest of the capital Tripoli. (Xinhua/Hamza Turkia)

US and EU to ‘colonize’ Libya

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The civil war initiated in Libya by NATO and its allies has been going on for more than six years. Since it started, the...
climate change

Global Community Urged To Work Faster On Emission

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The UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, has urged the global community to work faster on emission, adaptation, finance, partnership and leadership in its resolve...
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President Macron vows to bring to the UN environment draft agreement

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French President Emmanuel Macron has promised to bring an international draft agreement dedicated to environmental issues to the United Nations (UN) in September. ...
French President Francois Hollande

French president slams economic protectionism of U.S. counterpart

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French President Francois Hollande on Friday denounced the economic protectionism repeated several times by his new American counterpart Donald Trump, local media reported. ...
AFP / Jean-Philippe Ksiazek A man holds flowers and a torch as he faces riot police during a demonstration against the French government's planned labour reform in Lyon

‘I Will Keep Going With The Reforms’ – Hollande

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"I will keep going because I think these are good reforms," he told reporters on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Japan, adding...

May 9 world news summary at 0030 GMT

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LIMA -- Peruvian presidential hopeful Keiko Fujimori of the center-right Popular Force (FP) Party led a pre-election poll with 51.4 percent of the vote,...