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French President Emmanuel Macron congratulates PM Modi, pledges to work with India on security issues

The spokesperson of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs France on Saturday said that French President Emmanuel Macron has called Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to congratulate him on his spectacular victory in the recently concluded Lok Sabha election. The spokesperson added that Paris and New Delhi have a steadfast partnership.

May 25, 2019, 07:48 AM IST

French police, yellow vests protesters clash in Strasbourg

The "yellow vest" protesters were back on the streets across France two days after the president outlined policy proposals including tax cuts worth around 5 billion euros ($5.58 billion) in response to the protests.

Apr 28, 2019, 07:49 AM IST

France's Macron offers tax cuts as part of moves to quell 'yellow vest' unrest

Two years into his term in office, Macron is under pressure to quell nearly six months of "yellow vest" demonstrations that have brought weekly havoc to cities nationwide.

Apr 25, 2019, 23:44 PM IST

Fire guts Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to rebuild

Flames that began in the early evening burst rapidly through the roof of the eight centuries-old cathedral and engulfed the spire, which toppled, quickly followed by the entire roof. 

Apr 16, 2019, 05:55 AM IST

Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron amid Brexit chaos

While May travels to Berlin and Paris ahead of an emergency EU summit in Brussels on Wednesday, British lawmakers will hold a 90-minute debate on her proposal to delay Britain`s EU departure date to June 30 from April 12. 


Apr 09, 2019, 05:15 AM IST

Ahead of EU elections, French President Macron unveils plan for 'European renaissance'

Calling the vote decisive and warning of a Europe in danger, his words are intended as a wake-up call for the bloc as he seeks to push fundamental reform of the European Union.


Mar 05, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Macron's popularity gains as 'yellow vest' support wanes: Poll

The poll showed that 55 percent of those surveyed thought the protests should stop, the first time a clear majority was in favour of a halt since they began.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:06 AM IST

French TV cuts Facebook live feed from Jewish cemetery after anti-Semitic abuse

A French TV channel said on Wednesday it had been forced to cut short a live Facebook broadcast from a desecrated Jewish cemetery in eastern France because of an onslaught of anti-Semitic commentary.

Feb 21, 2019, 07:26 AM IST

Few tears shed by French workers after Macron's Alstom dream is blocked

The workers disdain for Macron`s industrial plan reflects a broader lower-class anger at the former investment banker`s reforms designed to liberalise and invigorate France`s heavily regulated economy.

Feb 12, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

French 'yellow vests' march through Paris denouncing police violence

The government warned on Friday police would not hesitate to use flash balls in case of violence by demonstrators after it was authorised by France`s highest administrative court.

Feb 02, 2019, 21:23 PM IST

Ally France slams Donald Trump for decision to pull troops out of Syria

"An ally must be dependable. To be allies is to fight shoulder to shoulder."

Dec 24, 2018, 06:19 AM IST

France: 10th person killed in 'Yellow Vest' protests

After reaching in its 6th week, the atrocities are unbearable with a large-scale violence, hence the protest turned heinous for natives.


Dec 23, 2018, 17:13 PM IST

Fearing more protests, France to close Eiffel Tower, Louvre over weekend

Fuel tax hikes have led to widespread protests against the Emmanuel Macron government with many iconic structures in Paris being defaced by agitators.

Dec 07, 2018, 07:56 AM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron visits riot-damaged Arc de Triomphe, state of emergency mulled

Masked, black-clad groups ran amok across central Paris on Saturday, torching dozens of cars and buildings, looting shops, smashing windows and fighting police in the worst unrest the capital has seen since 1968, posing the most formidable challenge Emmanuel Macron has faced in his 18-month-old presidency.

Dec 02, 2018, 17:28 PM IST

G-20 summit: PM Narendra Modi, French President Emmanuel Macron discuss ways to diversify strategic partnership

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the G-20 summit here and discussed ways to deepen and diversify the strategic partnership between the two countries by enhancing trade and people-to-people ties.

Dec 01, 2018, 23:55 PM IST

Told world leaders that rich countries need to pay US for military protection: Trump

Donald Trump has claimed that he reminded global leaders that American protection and American money cannot be taken for granted.

Nov 12, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Britain's royals, German president mark World War 1 remembrance day

Events to mark the end of the Great War have been taking place across Britain and around the world, with President Emmanuel Macron leading tributes in France alongside US President Donald Trump, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and dozens of monarchs, princes, presidents and prime ministers.

Nov 11, 2018, 19:58 PM IST

6 held over suspected plot to attack French President Emmanuel Macron

 French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said.

Nov 07, 2018, 08:20 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi receives 'UNEP Champions of the Earth' award, dedicates honour to countrymen

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the 'UNEP Champions of the Earth' award in the capital and said the honour is the result of the commitment of the Indians towards saving the environment.

Oct 03, 2018, 13:21 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to receive 'Champions of the Earth' award from UN chief Antonio Guterres

PM Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron were recently named as recipients of the prestigious award.

Oct 03, 2018, 08:02 AM IST