Macron, who has worked to establish his role as a global leader since his sweeping election win in May, said modern-day science was revealing with each day the danger that global warming posed to the planet.
Macron unveiled grants after Trump in June said he was pulling the US out of an international accord to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that was brokered in Paris in 2015.
Violence erupted for a third day in Gaza in response to President Donald Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, which overturned decades of US policy towards the Middle East.
French President Emmanuel Macron’s popularity rose above 50% for the first time since he was elected in May.
The European Commission will present a package of ideas aimed at making the 19 countries sharing the euro more resilient to potential future crises.
We’re not sure if the cure, the populist outsider, will work and make life better. but we are willing to experiment as the old certainties of representative politics wither.
Given the high cost, environmental degradation and attack on civil liberties it entails, hosting the Olympic Games is no longer the privilege it once was.
If Emmanuel Macron is indeed able to push through the labour market reform, he would have succeeded where many other French presidents have failed.
Ambivalence among voters is reason to think about how democracy is working for us as a community. To keep democracy alive we need to be sceptical about the exercise of power and keep it in check.
Marine Le Pen’s National Front “unanimously reaffirmed” its commitment to the sovereignty of France “as the fundamental objective” of its political agenda.
Has Donald Trump actually done anything to destroy the liberal order he criticised as a candidate, or has he simply tinkered with its margins?
In time, the G20 summit might be remembered as the symbolic – if not substantive – end of America’s international leadership.
The youngest, most ethnically diverse and gender-balanced parliament in France’s history held its first session on Tuesday in a test for new lawmakers.
The French President’s victory will not only pave his way to deliver on campaign pledges, but will also bring to light the changing political scenario in France.
In total, more than 230 people have died in attacks across France in the past two and a half years, most of them claimed by ISIS.
Emergency powers give the French police wider search and arrest powers while authorities have used these to successfully prohibit public gatherings.
Macron, who took office two weeks ago, has said that dialogue with Russia is vital in tackling a number of international disputes.
Against a background of 9.6% unemployment, the pro-business, Europe-minded Macron has made a loosening of labour market regulations his biggest economic priority for his first year in office.
With many French politicians preferring that it remain part of France, Macron’s handling of the referendum process and its outcome remains to be seen.
With Hassan Rouhani re-elected, French President Emmanuel Macron has high hopes of better economic and cultural ties with Iran
Macron undertakes his first trip as president to Mali where the security situation has worsened despite French intervention four years ago.
A Harris Interactive poll found that En Marche, together with allies, would win the largest share of vote in the first round of the elections on June 11.
The two world leaders met in Berlin to discuss the roadmap for the future, Eurobonds, and economic policies.
In a move meant to smash the left-right divide which has dominated France, Macron chose Philippe, broadening his political appeal and weakening his opponents.
Macron pledged to restore France’s global status, strengthen national self-confidence and heal divisions from the bitterly fought election campaign.
Poland has been the most vocal among eastern EU members fearing that their wealthier western neighbours will erode the single market that has been the biggest benefit of membership in the east.
A solid and balanced agreement was reached after day-long talks between officials of both Macron and Bayrou’s parties in which Macron was also involved.
Many of the candidates Macron’s party announced are young and half of them are women.
Macron’s En Marche has no parliamentary representation yet and will seek to get as many seats as possible to push through legislative reforms with ease.
According to two US intelligence officials this week, hackers with connections to the Russian government played a role in the French election too.
France’s president-elect made his name in the global arena, and has a diplomatic bent. Revitalising French foreign policy may well be among his early successes.
A poll found that even his supporters were less convinced by him than Le Pen’s supporters and many voted for him because he is the lesser of two evils.
An Auschwitz survivor and activists gathered in front of the Eiffel Tower on May 8 to celebrate Emmanuel Macron’s victory. The day is also commemorated as the end of the Second World War in France.
Emmanuel Macron has promised to fight discrimination before terrorism and protect French culture. If he fails to translate this into actual socially progressive change, the extreme right is bound to rear its ugly head again.
Paris: Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, […]
Midday turnout figures said 28.23% of voters had turned out so far, the second lowest at this stage of the day, while polls predict a final turnout of 75%.
About nine GB of data, apparently emails and documents stolen from Macron’s campaign, spread rapidly on Twitter, Facebook and the messaging forum 4chan.
Opinion polls show centrist Emmanuel Macron, who wants to bridge the left-right divide, leaving far-right candidate Le Pen far behind in the runoff round.
Sunday’s election is seen as the most important in France for decades, with both candidates having opposed views on Europe and France’s place in the world.
Given Marine Le Pen’s stand on minorities, it is clear Emmanuel Macron will likely get the Sikh vote when France goes to polls on May 7.