French President

World losing battle against climate change, urge leaders to take concrete action: Macron

World losing battle against climate change, urge leaders to take concrete action: Macron

All countries have signed the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by cutting greenhouse emissions and investing in green energy.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:33 AM IST
French President says German political crisis `not in our interest`

French President says German political crisis `not in our interest`

French President Emmanuel Macron expressed concern on Monday about Germany`s political deadlock.

Nov 20, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon

After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon

Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon`s prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he returns to Beirut next week. 

Nov 19, 2017, 09:00 AM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin

French President Emmanuel Macron has said US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive.

Nov 15, 2017, 08:31 AM IST
French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupts meeting, pees on fireplace - Watch

French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupts meeting, pees on fireplace - Watch

The black Labrador-Griffon cross, Nemo, is the first French presidential pet to come from a rescue centre.

Oct 23, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
French President to visit India in December, discuss strategic, economic ties

French President to visit India in December, discuss strategic, economic ties

French President Emmanuel Macron will visit India from December 8 to 10.

Oct 11, 2017, 16:14 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron`s popularity rating falls to 40%: Poll

Macron`s popularity rating has slumped a further 14 points in August to hit 40 percent.

Aug 27, 2017, 21:50 PM IST
Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll

Popularity tumbles for French President Emmanuel Macron: Poll

 A poll out has shown that the popularity rating of France's new President Emmanuel Macron has slumped 10 points to hit 54 percent over the past month.

Jul 24, 2017, 07:17 AM IST
You're in such good shape, beautiful: Donald Trump to French First Lady Brigitte Macron

You're in such good shape, beautiful: Donald Trump to French First Lady Brigitte Macron

US President Donald Trump during his first official visit to Paris praised French First Lady Brigitte Macron for being in 'such good shape'. "You`re in such good shape. She's in such good physical shape. Beautiful," Trump told the French President's wife on Thursday, who was standing next to US First Lady Melania Trump. 

Jul 14, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

Man charged for threatening to kill French President Emmanuel Macron: Legal Source

The unemployed man said in a chatroom linked to a video game that he wanted to buy a machine gun to kill Macron.

Jul 03, 2017, 16:11 PM IST

Macron looks to cement mandate as French elect new parliament

Turnout was markedly down, reflecting a sense of resignation among Macron's opponents faced with polls showing the 39-year-old set to sweep the board, buoyed by a deep desire for political renewal.

Jun 11, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

French President Macron stresses on combating Jihadi threat

France has suffered multiple attacks by Islamist militants in the past two years losing 230 civilians.

May 20, 2017, 10:17 AM IST

Polls suggest parliamentary majority within reach for French President Emmanuel Macron

A parliamentary majority looks to be within reach for centrist French President Emmanuel Macron in next month`s parliamentary elections.

May 19, 2017, 00:11 AM IST
Emmanuel Macron to name PM on first day as French President

Emmanuel Macron to name PM on first day as French President

Emmanuel Macron is beginning on Monday his first day as French President, with picking a Prime Minister and later travelling to Germany to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel, the media reported.

May 15, 2017, 12:56 PM IST
Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron elected French president: Estimates

Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron elected French president: Estimates

The victory caps an extraordinary rise for the 39-year- old former investment banker, who will become the country's youngest-ever leader.

May 08, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Tense France picks new president in landmark vote

Tense France picks new president in landmark vote

The run-off vote pits the pro-Europe, pro-business Macron against the anti-immigration, anti-EU Le Pen, two radically different visions that underline a split in Western democracies.

May 07, 2017, 22:34 PM IST
Marine Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

Marine Le Pen demands closure of all Islamist mosques in France

It was unclear whether the Thursday night attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Marine Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism".

Apr 22, 2017, 09:10 AM IST

French President Francois Hollande says EU requires no 'outside advice'

French President Francois Hollande has that the European Union (EU) "does not need external advice" to tell it what it has to do, a media report said on Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2017, 09:58 AM IST
French President Francois Hollande bows out of 2017 re-election

French President Francois Hollande bows out of 2017 re-election

Bowing to a historic low, the French President said, "I have decided that I will not be a candidate," the 62-year old Hollande said in a solemn televised address from the Elysee Palace in Paris.

Dec 02, 2016, 14:18 PM IST
Hollande says will `clarify positions` with Donald Trump in call Friday

Hollande says will `clarify positions` with Donald Trump in call Friday

French President Francois Hollande said Friday he would "clarify positions" with US president-elect Donald Trump during "frank" telephone discussions later in the day.

Nov 11, 2016, 19:58 PM IST