Emmanuel Macron

Man stabs two to death, leaves five wounded in France

David Olivier Reverdy, assistant national secretary of the National Police Alliance union, said the assailant had called on police to kill him when they came to arrest him.

Apr 04, 2020, 23:28 PM IST

Protesters gather at Paris theatre to confront President Macron over pension reform

Protesters opposed to the French government`s proposed changes to the pension system tried to force their way into a theatre in Paris where President Emmanuel Macron attended a show with his wife.

Jan 18, 2020, 19:16 PM IST

Emmanuel Macron describes NATO as 'brain dead'

French President Emmanuel Macron has described NATO as "brain dead", stressing what he sees as waning commitment to the trans-atlantic alliance by its main guarantor, the US.

Nov 08, 2019, 15:04 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron starts three-day state visit to China

Trade-related issues are expected to dominate Macron's visit, which comes as the European Union and China seek to hammer out a comprehensive agreement on investment by next year. According to officials, Macron will be accompanied by a large delegation of business leaders- from global giants to small firms - to promote French exports to China.

Nov 04, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Rajnath Singh to perform Shastra puja in Paris on Dusshera as IAF receives first Rafale fighter aircraft

The ceremony to hand over the Rafale jet will take place at a facility of Dassault Aviation, the makers of the aircraft, in Merignac of Bordeaux.

Oct 07, 2019, 09:43 AM IST

Teemu Pukki fever reaches France as Emmanuel Macron is gifted Finn's jersey

Macron was gifted a jersey bearing the name of Finland`s soccer hero after an official meeting with the country`s Prime Minister Antti Rinne at the Elysee Palace in France on Wednesday.

Sep 19, 2019, 19:08 PM IST

UK PM Boris Johnson puts his feet up in French President Macaron's palace

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip abroad, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron`s gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture.

Aug 23, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi to leave for UAE on two-day visit from France on Friday, here's his schedule

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-nation tour, will depart for the UAE on Friday on a two-day visit after completing the first leg of his tour in France.

Aug 23, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

From Defence to Kashmir, France backs India as PM Modi meets Macron

PM Modi lauded Paris's support to deal with cross border terror. French President while mentioning Pulwama attack said, "will work together to eradicate the scourge".

Aug 23, 2019, 06:19 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi departs for France: Full Day 1 schedule

Counter-terrorism and defence are likely to top the agenda of discussions when PM Narendra Modi meets French President Emmanuel Macron.

Aug 22, 2019, 12:39 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to embark on two-day state visit to France; counter-terrorism, defence top on agenda

During his visit to France, the PM is also scheduled to address the Indian community in Paris and also inaugurate the Memorial for the Indian victims of the Air India crashes at Nid D`Aigle.

Aug 22, 2019, 06:48 AM IST

G7 Summit main highlight during PM Narendra Modi's visit to France

On the sidelines of G7 Summit, India and France are also scheduled to hold talks on a range of areas like strengthening of defence partnerships and convergent strategic and political priorities in the Indo Pacific.

Aug 20, 2019, 06:39 AM IST

European leaders join French President Emmanuel Macron for Bastille Day parade

After riding down Champs Elysees boulevard in a military vehicle, French President Emmanuel Macron joined leaders also including Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa for the parade.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:39 PM IST

France to create space command within air force: President Emmanuel Macron

Macron said the new military doctrine setting up a space command would strengthen protection of French satellites. He said the investment involved had yet to determined.

Jul 14, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

Iran is failing as nation after sanctions: US President Donald Trump

Last week, US Secretary of State Michael R Pompeo had said that Washington is willing to negotiate with Iran "with no preconditions".During the meeting on Thursday, Trump and Macron asserted that they do not want Iran to acquire nuclear weapons.

Jun 07, 2019, 13:03 PM IST

Bravery and sacrifice: World leaders gather in south England to remember D-Day

French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and leaders and senior figures from 10 other countries are also due to attend.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

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