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French President Emmanuel Macron called Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday to discuss the Syrian crisis, Sisi’s office said.
The French parliament voted Friday on parts of a tough immigration bill that has sparked rumblings of revolt within President Emmanuel Macron’s party, with several MPs openly challenging his plans to speed up deportations of failed asylum-seekers.
The banners hang torn, the ground is scattered with broken chairs and wood, and the students who occupied Paris’s Tolbiac university campus until this morning have all been evacuated. “I’m sad, but it’s far from over,” one of them tells FRANCE 24.
Controversial Salafist preacher, Imam El Hadi Doudi, who was based in the southern French city of Marseille, was expelled to Algeria Friday morning following a lengthy legal process, according to a French media report.
A Brazilian prosecutor warned of "ecocide" in recommending against a drilling license for French oil major Total close to a huge coral reef near the mouth of the Amazon River.
Under a hot sun on the boulevard Montparnasse, with union-run mojito stands and a brass band playing "Hasta Siempre, Comandante", Paris’s latest anti-reform demo had an air of Havana. But something else, too, evoked Cuba: a decidedly insular feel.
Syria returned to France the prestigious Légion d'honneur it gave to President Bashar al-Assad, saying Thursday he would not wear the award of a "slave" to America.
French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Berlin Thursday for talks with Angela Merkel aimed at winning support from the German chancellor for his ambitious reform plans for the European Union.
French President Emmanuel Macron faced mass demonstrations Thursday as students join trade unionists and public sector workers opposed to his reform plans. Students are protesting a bid to overhaul the university admission system.
The prominent Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who is in French custody over several rape allegations, can remain in jail despite suffering from multiple sclerosis, a French medical evaluation has ruled.
President Emmanuel Macron faced booing from hostile railway workers Wednesday while touring a town in eastern France, as spreading student protests and the fourth round of crippling train strikes in a month piled on the pressure.
Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, in the first address to France’s parliament by a Canadian leader, called on the signatories of the 2015 Paris climate accord to ensure the landmark deal became a “reality”.
The life and works of Martinican poet, playwright and politician Aimé Césaire were celebrated across France on Tuesday, the 10-year anniversary of his death.
Iraq on Tuesday sentenced a French woman to life in prison for belonging to the Islamic State group, the latest in a series of court rulings since the country’s defeat of IS.
A French triathlete has gone missing in South Africa after walking out of his hotel in the middle of the night before he was due to participate in a race, police said Monday.
A new strike by Air France employees Tuesday will add to chaos in France, which is already reeling from strikes by rail workers and university students over proposed public sector reforms by President Emmanuel Macron.
Debate starts Monday in the French parliament on President Emmanuel Macron’s controversial immigration and asylum bill, which has divided his party, La République En Marche (LREM), like never before.
Turkey on Monday hit back at French President Emmanuel Macron over his comments that the weekend’s air strikes against the Syrian regime had driven a wedge between Ankara and its increasingly close ally Moscow.
President Emmanuel Macron claimed Sunday that Paris had convinced Donald Trump to stay engaged in Syria "for the long term", adding that French air strikes did not amount to a declaration of war against the regime of Bashar al-Assad.
A rocket and car-bomb attack struck French and UN bases in Mali on Saturday in the latest manifestation of a rise in jihadist violence, despite attempts to stabilise the country by mainly French-led military forces.