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Macron urges Putin to help end civilian suffering in Syria

Macron urges Putin to help end civilian suffering in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron urged his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday to help ease civilian suffering caused by Syrian government attacks on rebel positions.

Macron to make US state visit in April

Macron to make US state visit in April

French President Emmanuel Macron will head to the United States in April for the first state visit announced by Donald Trump's White House, officials said Wednesday.

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

Macron boosts Merkel ahead of key coalition vote

French President Emmanuel Macron said Friday that his ambitious EU plans to reform the European Union need German backing, as Chancellor Angela Merkel gears up for a crucial vote ...

Emir, French President hold session of official talks

Emir, French President hold session of official talks

The session was attended by His Highness the Deputy Emir Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad al-Thani. It was also attended by a number of ministers.

Grenade thrown at French troops in Burkina Faso wounds three before Macron's arrival

Grenade thrown at French troops in Burkina Faso wounds three before Macron's arrival

Three civilians were wounded in Burkina Faso on Monday after a grenade was thrown at French troops shortly before President Emmanuel Macron touched down for the start of his first Africa tour.

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.

Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

Merkel, Macron to front diplomatic push at UN climate talks

The leaders of France and Germany will lead a diplomatic charge Wednesday to reinvigorate UN climate talks clouded by Washington's rejection of a planet rescue plan backed by the rest of the world.

France frets over 'internal' threat two years after Paris attacks

France frets over 'internal' threat two years after Paris attacks

With Islamic State losing ground in Iraq and Syria, hundreds of French citizens - and in some cases their children - are expected to attempt to return to France, leaving the government in a quandary over how to deal with them.

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

Macron determined to engage Germany in debate on Europe reforms

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he is determined to engage Germany in a debate that he wants to push forward on European reforms, despite a cool initial response from Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Macron's lawmakers to propose levy on yachts, gold after wealth tax uproar

Lawmakers from Emmanuel Macron's party will propose an amendment to France's 2018 budget to tax luxury yachts, supercars and precious metals, a senior party official said ...

Macron invites Iraq PM to Paris to discuss Kurdish vote

Macron invites Iraq PM to Paris to discuss Kurdish vote

French President Emmanuel Macron has invited Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to visit Paris on Thursday, saying the aim is to calm tensions after the deeply divisive Kurdish independence referendum.

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

France's far-left to take to the streets against Macron

French far-left opposition leader Jean-Luc Melenchon‏ is rallying his supporters in Paris on Saturday against Emmanuel Macron's labour reforms, in a test for both men ...