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Iran’s Zarif holds surprise talks with Macron at G7 summit

08 August, 2019 3:07 am 3:07 am

BIARRITZ, France – Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has held talks with France’s President Emmanuel Macron at the sidelines of the G7 summit following a surprise invite to the gathering.  Zarif landed on Sunday in the French seaside town of Biarritz, where leaders of the G7 nations – the United States, Canada, France, Germany, the … Read More


India and Pakistan hold dialogue to resolve Kashmir dispute: Macron

08 August, 2019 4:37 am 4:37 am

PARIS (92 News) – French president Emmanuel Macron Thursday urged India and Pakistan to resolve core dispute of Kashmir through dialogue. He was speaking to India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a visit to France to participate in G7 summit. Macon emphaszied upon Modi to initiate dialogue with Pakistan, saying he would also … Read More


Too late for new Brexit deal, France’s Macron tells UK’s Johnso...

08 August, 2019 1:15 am 1:15 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron told Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday that there was not enough time to wholly rewrite Britain’s Brexit divorce deal before an Oct 31 deadline. Johnson met Macron at the Elysee Palace a day after talks in Berlin with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who challenged Britain to come … Read More


Macron will take up Kashmir with Modi on the sidelines of G-7 summit

08 August, 2019 7:28 am 7:28 am

PARIS (92 News) – France has too stepped into the shoes of United States and United Kingdom for announcing to take up the matter of atrocities being committed by Indian army in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK) with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. French president Emmanuel Macron will convey his reservations to PM Modi … Read More


France’s Macron presses US to help reform taxes on tech giants

08 August, 2019 3:23 am 3:23 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron Wednesday said US tech giants paid unfairly low taxes, failing to contribute to the common good, and urged Washington to help reform the global corporate tax code. “The big digital players are not contributing to the common good,” Macron told reporters days ahead of a G7 summit in … Read More

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Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French ‘yellow vests’...

06 June, 2019 10:00 am 10:00 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Minor clashes broke out during the 30th consecutive weekend of “yellow vests” anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks. French television showed a handful of protesters throwing objects at police vans in Drancy, a suburban town near northern Paris, while police also used tear gas … Read More

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EU leaders agree to pick new ‘Mr or Ms Europe’ next month

05 May, 2019 10:47 am 10:47 am

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union leaders engaged in a first skirmish on Tuesday over who should become the next chief of the European Commission, giving themselves a short deadline to agree on the bloc’s top jobs and a target of assigning half of them to women. Chancellor Angela Merkel was upset with French President Emmanuel … Read More

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Yellow vest protests hit with police water cannon, tear gas in Paris

01 January, 2019 8:23 am 8:23 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Paris police fired water cannon and tear gas to push back “yellow vest” demonstrators from around the Arc de Triomphe monument  , in the ninth straight weekend of protests against French President Emmanuel Macron’s economic reforms. Thousands of protesters in Paris marched noisily but mostly peacefully through the Grands Boulevards shopping area … Read More

French protesters rail against Macron’s fuel taxes with road blocks

11 November, 2018 8:36 am 8:36 am

PARIS (Reuters) – Thousands of French protesters hit out at higher fuel taxes and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies in demonstrations across motorways , sparking major logjams and several accidents, including a fatality at one road blockade. Dozens of people were also injured, as drivers tried to get around stoppages, after protestors in a grassroots … Read More

Turkey gave Khashoggi tapes to European nations, Erdogan says

11 November, 2018 8:54 am 8:54 am

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said , seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh over the Saudi journalist’s death. Khashoggi, a critic of de facto Saudi ruler Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed in Saudi Arabia’s Istanbul consulate … Read More

France to replace ‘Exit Tax’ on capital gains, target fiscal ch...

09 September, 2018 9:32 am 9:32 am

PARIS (Reuters) – France will abolish a tax imposed on the capital gains of top earners and entrepreneurs who leave France and sell their assets with a more-targeted levy designed to deter tax optimisation, a finance ministry spokesman said. France imposed the so-called “Exit Tax” in 2011 during the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy. It required … Read More

France to make contingency plans for no-deal Brexit

08 August, 2018 8:42 am 8:42 am

PARIS (Reuters) – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe  asked his ministers to prepare contingency measures in case of a no-deal Brexit. France hopes Britain will reach a deal with its European Union partners on its exit from the bloc but needs to be ready if not, Philippe’s office said in a statement. In a government … Read More