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French public sector workers strike against President Emmanuel Macron's reforms

Macron has pledged to reduce public spending, trim jobs and reform large parts of the vast French state.

published on : 22nd May 2018

French forward Dimitri Payet's World Cup snub on TV irks player's mother

France coach Didier Deschamps has faced criticism for not personally informing Marseille forward Dimitri Payet he would not be going to the World Cup -- from the player's mother.

published on : 21st May 2018

France freezes company assets over Syria chemical weapons

Two Syrian nationals will also face asset freezes as well as a person born in Lebanon in 1977 whose nationality was not given.

published on : 18th May 2018

France to outlaw controversial food additive this year

Brune Poirson, a junior minister in environmental ministry, said the move would remove titanium dioxide nanoparticles from candy, prepared meals and other food products.

published on : 18th May 2018

French government says it foiled attack, two brothers held

The announcement came days after an Islamic extremist stabbed five people in the heart of Paris, and as the country is still on edge after a string of deadly attacks in recent years.

published on : 18th May 2018

Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Paris knife attack

A knifeman, shouting Allahu akbar, was shot dead by police after he killed one person and injured four, prompting a terror probe.

published on : 13th May 2018

One killed in knife attack in Central Paris; attacker shouting 'Allahu akbar' shot dead by police

The attack comes as France is under a constant threat from terrorism.

published on : 13th May 2018

France's President Emmanuel Macron to German Chancellor Angela Merkel: 'Don't wait, act now' for Europe

Macron has made little headway to date on a range of ambitious projects, most notably a common eurozone budget and finance minister, a joint military "rapid reaction force". 

published on : 10th May 2018

France's President Emmanuel Macron urges Germany to step up at 'historic moment' for EU

He also issued a warning to Berlin that if "we do not look together at our present and our future, then this zone will be dismantled and Europe too."

published on : 10th May 2018

After US pulls out of Iran nuclear deal, France, Germany, Britain say 'committed' to upholding accord

French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that France, Germany and Britain regretted US President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

published on : 9th May 2018

France vows to seek stronger Iran deal, with or without US

US President Donald Trump is widely expected to announce Tuesday that he is pulling out of what he has called a 'very badly negotiated' deal with Tehran and possibly reimpose economic sanctions.

published on : 8th May 2018

France expresses 'firm disapproval' of Trump's gun law comments

France has strongly criticized US President Donald Trump's remarks suggesting more flexible arms rules in the country could have helped prevent deadly terrorist attacks in 2015.

published on : 6th May 2018

France condemns US President Donald Trump comments on 2015 Bataclan attacks

France on Saturday condemned remarks by US President Donald Trump about the 2015 attacks in Paris and called on him to show respect for the victims of the bloodshed.

published on : 6th May 2018

France to announce World Cup roster after Europa League final

Deschamps was expected to announce the list on May 15, but decided to postpone after French club Olympique Marseille qualified for the final against Atletico Madrid.

published on : 5th May 2018

Paris no longer wants 'bimbo' kisses for Tour de France winner

Following the lead of Vuelta a Espana which phased out podium girls last year, the Paris city council voted the measure and wants young sports champions to greet the winner instead.

published on : 4th May 2018
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