Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron

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France recalls ambassadors to Australia, US in escalating row

The row has for now at least put on hold hopes of a post-Trump renaissance in Paris-Washington relations under Biden and his Secretary of State Antony Blinken, a fluent French speaker who was ...

The French Embassy is seen after it was announced France decided to recall its ambassadors in the United States and Australia for consultations after Australia struck a deal with the US and Britain which ended a $40 billion French-designed submarine deal, in Washington, US, on 17 September 2021

French forces kill IS Sahel jihadist leader wanted by US

The head of Islamic State in the Greater Sahara, who was wanted for deadly attacks on US soldiers and foreign aid workers, has been killed in an operation by French troops

Map showing zones of influence by armed groups in the Sahel.

Court fines France record sum over air pollution

The Court said measures decided by the government were insufficient to improve air quality, because some might not actually be implemented, and their likely effects had not been properly evaluated

Court fines France record sum over air pollution

Pegasus scandal

Israel minister to share initial findings on NSO with France

Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz’s office said he would fly out to meet French counterpart Florence Parly for talks about Lebanon’s governance crisis and Iran’s nuclear diplomacy

Israel minister to share initial findings on NSO with France

Pegasus malware scandal

Israel to examine tighter controls on export of spywares

The move came after French President Emmanuel Macron convened an emergency cybersecurity meeting following reports that his mobile phone and those of government ministers appeared in the leaked list

The logo of Israeli cyber firm NSO Group is seen at one of its branches in the Arava Desert, southern Israel on 22 July 2021

Pegasus malware scandal

France’s Macron changes phone

This is one of the first concrete actions announced in relation to the Pegasus malware scandal

France's president Emmanuel Macron speaks to the press as he arrives at the EU headquarters' Europa building in Brussels on 10 December 2020, prior to a European Union summit

Macron calls national security meeting to discuss Pegasus spyware

French president Emmanuel Macron has called an urgent national security meeting for Thursday to discuss the Israeli-made Pegasus spyware

French president Emmanuel Macron and French prime minister Jean Castex (3L) at the national security meeting to discuss Pegasus spyware in the Jupiter room at The Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris, on 22 July, 2021

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

G7 leaders are on Saturday set to agree a joint declaration aimed at preventing another pandemic, as they resume wide-ranging talks at their first in-person summit in almost two years.

G7 summit outlines health pact to stop future pandemics

G7 eyes allocating $100b from IMF funds to Covid-ravaged nations: US

The United States and other Group of Seven nations are considering reallocating $100 billion from the International Monetary Fund's warchest to help countries struggling most to cope with the ...

US president Joe Biden and Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau attend a session during the G7 summit in Carbis Bay, Cornwall, Britain, 11 June 2021.

Four months jail for Frenchman who slapped Macron

A court on Thursday sentenced to four months in prison a man who slapped president Emmanuel Macron across the face after being angered by what he said was the French leader’s “friendly and ...

A picture taken on 16 December 2020 shows French President Emmanuel Macron gesturing as he addresses the press upon the arrival of Portuguese Prime minister for a working lunch at the Elysee presidential palace in Paris
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