Gulf Times - Emmanuel-Macron
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.

Merkel reaches out to Macron on Europe reform

Merkel reaches out to Macron on Europe reform

The German chancellor gave an extensive newspaper interview on Sunday that touched on reform of the euro zone as well as defence and asylum policy.

Iran deal "not dead", says France; Macron to contact Rouhani

Iran deal "not dead", says France; Macron to contact Rouhani

France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear restraint deal with Iran was "not dead" despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out from the agreement, and added that French President Emmanuel Macron would speak later in the day to Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhai.

Macron backs UK claim that Russia behind spy attack

Macron backs UK claim that Russia behind spy attack

"France shares Britain's assessment that there is no other plausible explanation and reiterates its solidarity with his ally," Macron's office said.

French president's approval rating falls below 50%

French president's approval rating falls below 50%

French President Emmanuel Macron's approval rating has fallen below 50% to its lowest level since October last year, a poll showed on Sunday, as the government pushes ahead with plans to shake up France's costly civil service.

Contract for 184 A320 jets to be finalised soon: Macron

Contract for 184 A320 jets to be finalised soon: Macron

The potential A320 order, which had not been previously announced, would be worth more than $18bn at list prices.

Macron calls for Europe-China alliance on climate, Silk Road

Macron calls for Europe-China alliance on climate, Silk Road

French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europe on Monday to take part in China's Silk Road revival plan, despite some European misgivings about the massive project, as he began a state visit.

Macron seeks climate pledges after US withdrawal from Paris accord

Macron seeks climate pledges after US withdrawal from Paris accord

French President Emmanuel Macron will on Tuesday urge wealthy countries and global companies to commit more funds to combating global warming and help poorer nations deal with the impact of climate change.

Macron appeals for calm over US Jerusalem embassy move

Macron appeals for calm over US Jerusalem embassy move

Emmanuel Macron said the decision should not "add to the instability of the region. I'm issuing a call for calm and responsibility by everyone which is essential for the efforts we are undertaking here."

President of France arrives in Doha

President of France arrives in Doha

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Doha on Thursday on an official visit to the country.

Macron calls for dialogue between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds

Macron calls for dialogue between Baghdad and Iraqi Kurds

French President Emmanuel Macron called on Saturday for dialogue in Iraq between the central government in Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) within the framework of the Iraqi constitution.

France's Macron invites Hariri and family to France

France's Macron invites Hariri and family to France

President Emmanuel Macron has invited Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri and his family to France, the French presidency said in a statement.