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Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants

French President Emmanuel Macron came out Saturday in support of financial sanctions against EU countries which refuse to accept migrants.

Requests for pedestrian bridge across C-Ring Road growing

Requests for pedestrian bridge across C-Ring Road growing

With a number of new eateries and retail outlets coming up along Al Khalidiya Street in Doha's Najma zone, there has been a phenomenal rise in the number of visitors to the area ...

Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Mbappe makes history as France battle into World Cup last 16

Teenager Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest World Cup goalscorer as they beat Peru 1-0 on Thursday to reach the last 16 and condemn the South Americans to an early exit.

EU 'won't limit strike rights' in air traffic control row

EU 'won't limit strike rights' in air traffic control row

The EU on Thursday vowed not to limit air traffic controllers' right to strike, after Ryanair and IAG demanded action to end crippling stoppages that they say are bringing misery to hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers.

Macron, Merkel urge 'European response' to migrant crisis

Macron, Merkel urge 'European response' to migrant crisis

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday for a joint European response to the EU's flashpoint challenge of immigration amid deep divisions in the bloc.

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch arrest three linked to 2016 Paris terror plot

Dutch police have arrested three men whose DNA was found on weapons seized in a Paris suburb after law officers foiled a planned 2016 terror attack, Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday.

Macron scolds teen for asking "How's it going, Manu?"

Macron scolds teen for asking "How's it going, Manu?"

President Emmanuel Macron upbraided a French teenager on Monday after the boy addressed the president informally as "Manu" and sang the socialist anthem in front of him.

Spain says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

Spain says France to take in Aquarius ship migrants

Madrid said Saturday it has accepted an offer from France to take in some of the 630 migrants from the Aquarius rescue ship following a turbulent week that saw Italy spurning people plucked from the Mediterranean.

Technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Technology helps France beat Australia 2-1 at World Cup

Technology assisted with both France goals as the 1998 winners began their World Cup campaign with a less-than-convincing 2-1 win over Australia in Group C on Saturday.

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its ‘human cargo’ at an Italian port.

Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Messi to put heat on Iceland as France target Australia

Lionel Messi's bid for World Cup redemption begins Saturday when he leads Argentina against an unfancied Iceland side intent on springing a surprise in their first appearance on football's biggest stage.

Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke

Italy and France try to patch up migrant row, draw papal rebuke

European neighbours Italy and France tried to patch up a row over immigration on Thursday as Pope Francis urged politicians everywhere to work together on helping refugees and respect their dignity.