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Flying back to Paris and amid gushing television coverage of his visit to the United States, France's dynamic young president Emmanuel Macron may have hoped that his three days in the Washington limelight would offer a helpful distraction from troubles at home. Disruptive strikes by workers on the ...
The French President Emmanuel Macron has used a speech to tell students at George Washington University they have the power to change the world, and to warn them that it will fall to them to fix climate change. Source: ABC News | Duration: 2min 14sec. Topics: youth, climate-change, united-states ...

The president of France had a busy week in Washington, D.C., including conversations about the Iran nuclear deal with President Donald Trump and giving a speech before a joint session of Congress, urging the U.S. to get more serious about climate change. Despite his packed schedule, it turned out ...
Demonstrating the limits of their touchy-feely friendship, French President Emmanuel Macron delivered an unsubtle rebuke of President Trump's disruptive foreign policies Wednesday in a speech to a joint session of Congress that served as an extended defense of globalism. Macron told lawmakers that ...
Trump hosts full state visit for French President Macron. 3 Hours Ago. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on day two of French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit, where the two leaders are likely to discuss bilateral issues, trade, security and military concerns. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
French President Emmanuel Macron is highlighting the close ties between his nation and the United States during his visit to the White House. Macron, standing alongside President Donald Trump Tuesday, said "America represents endless possibilities for my country." He also told Trump that "France ...

White House prepares to host French President Macron for state dinner. It's down to business Tuesday for President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron ahead of the Trump administration's first state dinner Tuesday night. NBC White House correspondent reports for TODAY.
NPR's Ayesha Rascoe (@ayesharascoe) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss Tuesday's agenda at the White House, as President Trump welcomes France's President Emmanuel Macron. This segment aired on April 24, 2018. Support the news ...
President Trump and the First Lady welcome the French president and his wife marking the first state visit of the Trump presidency. Aixa Diaz reports from Washington. Advertisement. President Trump Welcomes French President To The White House. Loading more articles... Advertisement ...
President Trump and French President Macron addressed their differences on the Iran nuclear agreement Tuesday as they took questions from reporters at the White House. Facebook; Twitter; Flipboard; Email. Subscribe to the NPR Politics Podcast. Listen on NPR One · Apple Podcasts · Google Play ...
French President Emmanuel Macron has been notably active on the national scene since his election last year, launching initiatives aimed at modernizing France. He has also applied the same energy to foreign policy, with a global strategy dubbed “France is back.” “Since his election a year ago, ...
A novice on foreign affairs, the French president, amid a state visit this week to the United States, has thrown himself into putting France at the center of the international stage. "Emmanuel Macron's foreign policy is realistic but not cynical," Tertrais said, "and he has a good understanding of the worldwide ...
French president Emmanuel Macron has claimed he convinced Donald Trump to keep troops in Syria for the long term and limit Saturday's joint strikes to chemical weapons facilities. Source: Reuters. Sun 15 Apr 2018 22.51 EDT Last modified on Mon 16 Apr 2018 04.19 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share ...
“Many of our Western friends make populist statements. We expect from him (Macron) statements that are more suited to the level of a president. Our relations with the Russian Federation are just as solid as before. But they are not an alternative to relations with Western countries. Therefore, such ...
The Latest: French President: Syria Strikes Were a Success. French President Emmanuel Macron says airstrikes launched in Syria by the U.S., France and the U.K were a success. April 15, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.. April 15, 2018, at 3:30 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. The Latest: French President: Syria Strikes Were a Success.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will also meet Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tonight followed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin tomorrow. Play Video. Play. Mute. 0:00. /. 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE. 0:00. Playback Rate. 1x. Chapters. Chapters. Descriptions.
Free trade, international security and counter-terrorism will be the priorities for discussion when Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sits down with French President Emmanuel Macron. Ardern marks the start of her first major European diplomatic mission overnight on Monday (NZ time) with an hour-long formal ...

MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. French President Emmanuel Macron has refused to provide his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin with intelligence proving Damascus' alleged guilt for the incident in the Syrian town of Douma, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Saturday at the annual Assembly ...
French president announces military operation with US, Britain targeting 'clandestine chemical arsenal' in Syria. By The Associated Press. PARIS — Apr 13, 2018, 9:37 PM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. French president announces military operation with US, Britain targeting 'clandestine chemical arsenal' in ...
BERLIN (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Thursday for discussions on a range of issues, said a German government spokesman. Merkel spoke with Macron on Thursday about a suspected poison gas attack ijn Syria, and later told ...
The suspected gas attack in Douma, Syria occurred last weekend. President Trump has threatened a military response. More. Top Video. Wood County spends the week thanking law enforcement and First responders who battle opioid epidemic 02:28; Downtown businesses are getting ready for opening day 02:14; Millions ...
French officials said they have seen proof that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attack last week, French president Emmanuel Macron said in an interview given to French TV TF1 today. "We have the proof that, last week, chemical weapons -- at least chlorine gas -- were used by ...
Refugees in Paris are wearing the clothes of former French President Jacques Chirac, after his daughter donated his old attire to a local charity. Chirac's daughter Claude donated the clothing this winter. Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand told L'Obs of how he put out a call to his contacts for old clothes ...
French president Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that the French "have the proof" that Syria used chemical weapons in eastern Syria and will respond at a "time of our choosing." At least 40 people, many of them children, died in the weekend attack in the town of Douma, near the capital Damascus.
Progress towards a free trade agreement with Europe and the $50 billion deal for French-designed submarines will be at the forefront of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron when he visits Australia next month. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Mr Macron will visit for three days from ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Tuesday that his country would support airstrikes against the Syrian government if an alliance including France, Britain and the U.S. called for such a military operation. Mohammed, who was on his first official visit to France, made the comments during a ...
After announcing plans last week for France to spend nearly $2 billion on AI research and development, President Emmanuel Macron discussed with Wired how France and the EU could not just become global players in AI, but fill a big gap in how the technology is applied to modern society. The European ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:35 P.M.) – French President Emmanuel Macron held a meeting with a Kurdish PYD delegation in the capital city of Paris on Thursday, the Reuters News Agency reported this evening. The French President and the PYD delegation discussed several topics, including the current ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial. Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 04:12 PM. Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling. It is one of multiple corruption cases targeting Mr Sarkozy, and marks the second case so far in ...
French President Emmanuel Macron assured the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) of Paris' support while also recalling France's commitment against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) and its commitment to the security of Turkey during his meeting with an SDF delegation, according to a ...
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday promised he would send French troops to the northern Syrian town of Manbij to bollster the fight against so-called 'Islamic State,' the presidential office said in a statement. Macron also sought to dissuade Turkey from advancing on Manbij, Khaled Eissa, ...
A source close to the investigation said that along with Sarkozy, Herzog, and the prosecutor would also face trial on the same charges. In that inquiry, Sarkozy was suspected of accepting illicit payments from the L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt for his 2007 presidential campaign. Sarkozy has faced ...
Paris (CNN) Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will face a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, a source close to the case told CNN on Thursday. Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to obtain secret information in 2014 via his lawyer Thierry Herzog from a prosecutor about the status ...
French President Emmanuel Macron has set his sights on artificial intelligence as the next technological frontier France cannot afford to miss and will launch a major “offensive” this week, officials said on Monday. File image of French president Emmanuel Macron. Macron, the 40-year-old who swept to ...
French President Emmanuel Macron asks interior minister to head to site of police shooting, hostage-taking. By The Associated Press. PARIS — Mar 23, 2018, 7:35 AM ET. 0 Shares. Email. Star. 0 Shares. Email. French President Emmanuel Macron asks interior minister to head to site of police shooting, hostage-taking.
An attack on a supermarket in the south of France that left three dead and 16 injured was an “act of Islamist terror”, French President Emmanuel Macron has said. A gunman opened fire on a group of police officers, injuring one, before taking hostages in a branch of Super U. The incident ended with armed ...
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman sent a cable to French President Emmanuel Macron stating his condolences to him and to the people of France for the victims of the terrorist attack that took place on Friday in southern France. "I have been informed of the terrorist attack in southern France, the ...
French President Emmanuel Macron visited the Netherlands on Wednesday, in the run-up to a European sumit in Brussels on Thursday and Friday. He emphasized the strong bond between the Netherlands and France, but criticized the Dutch policies on corporate tax and pulse fishing, NOS reports.
PARIS, March 22 (Xinhua) -- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Wednesday that accusations he received Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign were a "calumny" that had ... Sarkozy, who served as president of France from May 2007 to May 2012, was also placed under judicial control.
FORMER French president Nicolas Sarkozy was last night facing trial and prison after being charged with corruption offences related to £42million in illegal payments from Colonel Gaddafi. Sarkozy, 63, faced 27 hours of questioning by police in a Paris suburb. Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is ...
PARIS — The soaring 19th century train stations that grace French cities are an iconic image of the nation. Even France's vaunted high-speed TGV is more than a train; it is a symbol of French planning and ambition, a riposte to an American vision of individualism embodied in the automobile. But if France's ...
FILE - In this Dec. 10 2007 file photo, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, greets Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday March 20, 2018as part of an investigation that he received ...
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being detained for questioning as part of an investigation looking into allegations that he took millions of euros from Libya to fund his 2007 election campaign. Police took Sarkozy into custody on Tuesday as part of investigation that began in 2013. He is being ...
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody and questioned as to whether late Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign. Judicial sources said Mr Sarkozy, 63, was held in custody in Nanterre, a suburb in western Paris. Mr Sarkozy has ...
PARIS -- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. A judicial source with direct knowledge of the case told The Associated Press ...
FILE - In this Dec. 10 2007 file photo, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, greets Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday March 20, 2018as part of an investigation that he received ...
In this Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 file photo, former French President and candidate for France's conservative presidential primary Nicolas Sarkozy delivers a speech during a campaign meeting in Meyzieu, near Lyon, central France. Laurent Cipriani, AP. PARIS – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy ...
Le Monde said French investigators are also in possession of several documents seized at his home in Switzerland. Sarkozy had a complex relationship with Gadhafi. Soon after becoming the French president, Sarkozy invited the Libyan leader to France for a state visit and welcomed him with high honors.
Ex-French President Sarkozy Questioned About Campaign Funds From Gadhafi ... Sarkozy's just been elected president of France, and in one of his first moves, which was highly criticized, he brought Gadhafi to Paris and welcomed him in an official state visit. He said the Libyan strongman who had been ...
FILE - In this Dec. 10 2007 file photo, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, greets Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday March 20, 2018as part of an investigation that he received ...


 

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