Pressure builds on Macron as Paris cleans up after latest riot

AP 12/10/2018

Paris — Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between yellow-vested protesters and riot police left 71…

All eyes on Macron after fresh ‘yellow vest’ protests hit Paris

AFP 12/09/2018

A huge clean-up operation was under way in Paris on Sunday after French “yellow vest” demonstrators clashed with riot police in the latest round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron, but a heavy security deployment averted a…

Macron urges European military to defend against Russia, US

AFP 11/06/2018

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for a “real European army” as the continent marks a century since the divisions of World War I, to better defend itself against Russia and even the United States. Macron, who…

Macron takes on Zuckerberg in tech push

AP 05/23/2018

PARIS — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may finally find a friendly face when he meets French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron is courting Zuckerberg and some 50 other tech bosses at a conference Wednesday aimed at persuading them…

Macron takes power as French president

05/16/2017

PARIS — Emmanuel Macron became France’s youngest-ever president on Sunday, promising at his inauguration to restore the country’s lost confidence and relaunch the flagging European Union. Macron, a 39-year-old centrist, took the reins of power from Socialist…

Macron wins French election

AP 05/08/2017

PARIS — French President-elect Emmanuel Macron is laying the groundwork for his transition to power, with plans for a visit to Germany, a name change for his political movement and an appearance Monday with the man whose…

Violence scars France’s May 1 union marches

05/02/2017

PARIS — Traditional May 1 union marches turned violent in France on Monday and presidential election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron attacked far-right rival Marine Le Pen, highlighting the divisions six days before the run-off. Six police officers were…

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