Published: Aug 04, 2022
France's parliament on Wednesday approved a bill that will lift pensions and allow companies to make higher tax-free bonus payments to employees after President Emmanuel Macron promised to boost household purchasing power amid soaring inflation.
Published: Jun 28, 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday the Crown Prince of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed (MbZ), told him two top Opec oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, can barely increase oil production.
Published: Jun 13, 2022
France's hard-left veteran Jean-Luc Melenchon said that president Emmanuel Macron's party was "beaten and defeated" on Sunday after his new left-wing alliance made a strong showing in the first round of parliamentary elections.
Published: Apr 25, 2022
French President Emmanuel Macron has seen off his far-right rival Marine Le Pen to secure five years more years at the helm of Europe’s second economy. But the narrowing margin of victory and an increasingly polarised nation herald another rocky term for the incumbent.
Published: Apr 11, 2022
France's centrist leader Emmanuel Macron will take his hunt for extra votes on Monday to the industrial heartlands of northern France, a blue-collar stronghold of his far-right rival Marine Le Pen who he will face in an April 24 presidential runoff vote.
Published: Dec 10, 2021
PARIS - If European citizens were asked which country currently holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union, chances are that many wouldnt be able to name the correct member state. (The answer is Slovenia.)
Published: Oct 30, 2021
ROME - President Joe Biden sought to smooth over relations with Americas oldest ally on Friday, acknowledging that the U.S. had been "clumsy" in its handling of a weapons agreement that led France to lose a multibillion-dollar contract and has fueled French anger for weeks.
Published: Oct 06, 2021
France was infuriated when Australia, the U.S. and Britain announced a security partnership known as AUKUS on Sept. 15, whose first initiative is the delivery of a nuclear-powered submarine fleet to Australia by the latter two countries despite the Australian governments multibillion-dollar 2016 contract to buy diesel-electric submarines from France.