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New protests as France set to enshrine labour reforms

More rallies are expected Saturday, staged by hard-left political party France Unbowed, which will provide another measure of the resistance to 39-year-old Macron`s pro-business agenda.

British PM to urge Facebook, Google to tackle online radicalisation

Last week, as many as 30 people were injured in an explosion which occurred at the Parsons Green subway station in West London, of which the Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility.

Putin, Macron Agree ‘Negotiation’ the only way to defuse North Korea tension: Kremlin

In the statement, the Kremlin said that during Putin’s talk with Macron “it was underlined that an adequate response to Pyongyang’s irresponsible steps was taken” by the UN.

Emmanuel Macron says Paris 2024 a `victory for France`

Emmanuel Macron says Paris 2024 a `victory for France`

The IOC named Paris and Los Angeles as hosts for the 2024 and 2028 Olympics today, crowning two cities at the same time in a historic first for the embattled sports body.

Labour protests hit France in key challenge for Emmanuel Macron

The president -- whose personal ratings have slumped sharply since he came into office -- was in the Caribbean on Tuesday visiting French islands hit by hurricane Irma last week. 

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.

Majority of people in France now dissatisfied with Macron: Poll

Most French voters are now dissatisfied with Emmanuel Macron`s performance, a poll showed on Sunday, a dramatic decline for a president who basked in a landslide election victory less than four months ago.

France's Emmanuel Macron sees popularity fall to 40 per cent: Poll

France's Emmanuel Macron sees popularity fall to 40 per cent: Poll

France`s youngest ever President is especially out of favour with civil servants after vowing to put a brake on their salary increases.

 

No relations with Syria for countries backing rebels: Bashar al-Assad

No relations with Syria for countries backing rebels: Bashar al-Assad

The United States and most European countries shut their embassies in Damascus after the government`s bloody crackdown on protests that erupted in March 2011.

French President Emmanuel Macron backs US anti-racism activists

French President Emmanuel Macron backed anti-racism activists in the United States on Thursday in a message that avoided criticising US President Donald Trump over his reaction to violence in Charlottesville.

US ready to stop North Korean nuke menace: Donald Trump tells Emmanuel Macron

The US is ready along with its allies to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures to stop the North Korean nuclear menace, President Donald Trump told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday.

France President Emmanuel Macron gives his seal of approval for Neymar's transfer to PSG

France President Emmanuel Macron gives his seal of approval for Neymar's transfer to PSG

Neymar was expected to arrive in Paris on Thursday to finalise his world-record 222-million-euro transfer ($260 million) from Barcelona to PSG.

French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

French actress Jeanne Moreau dies at 89

Jeanne Moreau, the quintessential French actress whose mother was an English cabaret club dancer, has died at 89.

French lawmakers approve law banning nepotism

French lawmakers on Thursday approved a law aimed at preventing elected officials from recruiting their family members as part of President Emmanuel Macron`s "moralisation law" after many fake job scandals tainted politics in recent months.

France's President Emmanuel Macron eyes special centres in Libya to handle asylum requests

France's President Emmanuel Macron eyes special centres in Libya to handle asylum requests

Earlier this week, Macron chaired talks between Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and the divided country`s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar.

Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign: Sources

Russia used Facebook to try to spy on Macron campaign: Sources

Facebook said in April it had taken action against fake accounts that were spreading misinformation about the French election. 

Libya's PM, eastern commander set to commit to ceasefire, election: French draft

The French presidency hopes Libya`s Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj and the divided country`s eastern commander Khalifa Haftar will on Tuesday agree on a conditional ceasefire and to work towards elections, according to draft statement it mistakenly sent.

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.

Donald Trump in Paris with Russia scandal in tow

Donald Trump in Paris with Russia scandal in tow

On the eve of the parade, Trump will visit Napoleon's tomb, hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron and share a Michelin-starred dinner atop the Eiffel Tower.

 

Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia causing cyber mayhem, should face retaliation: Ex-UK spy chief

Russia denies allegations from governments and intelligence services that it is behind a growing number of cyber attacks on commercial and political targets around the world, including the hackings of recent US and French presidential election campaigns.