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Biden asks for early Macron talks as allies try to smooth tensions

The United States and Britain sought Sunday to smooth tensions with Paris over a new security pact with Australia, with US president Joe Biden requesting early talks with his French counterpart ...

US President Joe Biden speaks about the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan from the East Room of the White House 16 August, 2021

PSG rubbish L'Equipe report of Messi's 'giant 110m' salary

Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo angrily dismissed as "very far from reality" a story in L'Equipe on Saturday claiming the Qatar-owned club were paying Lionel Messi a "giant" salary ...

Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi reacts during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Club Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on 15 September, 2021

Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' over French subs: PM

Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said Sunday the French government would have known Canberra had "deep and grave concerns" about French submarines before the deal was torn up last week.

Australia had 'deep and grave concerns' over French subs: PM

France accuses Australia, US of ‘lying’ in escalating crisis

France on Saturday accused Australia and the United States of lying over a ruptured Australian contract to buy French submarines, warning a grave crisis was underway between the allies

n this file photo taken on 6 April 2018 French president Emmanuel Macron (R) speaks with presidential diplomatic advisor Philippe Etienne as they take part in the Cedre conference at The Foreign Affairs Ministry in Paris

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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

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EU must unite after US pact with Australia, Britain: Borrell

A new US security pact with Australia and Britain shows that the European Union must develop its own defence and security strategies, particularly in the Indo-Pacific

European commission vice-president Josep Borrell gives a press conference in Brussels, on 16 September 2021

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France lambasts ‘Trump-era behaviour’ of Biden administration

Johnson said the pact was not meant to be adversarial and said it would reduce the costs of Britain’s next generation of nuclear submarines

US President Joe Biden participates is a virtual press conference on national security with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (R) and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on 15 September 2021

Pochettino calls for patience with all-star PSG

Messi teamed up with Kylian Mbappe and Neymar for the first time

Paris Saint-Germain's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group A football match Club Brugge against Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at Jan Breydel Stadium in Bruges, on 15 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.

French abortion drama ‘Happening’ wins best film award at Venice fest

In a move that could be seen as a strong message for women’s rights, and for the right of female filmmakers to be celebrated, the 2021 Venice Film Festival gave its top honour

French abortion drama ‘Happening’ wins best film award at Venice fest
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