Tag Archives: Emmanuel Macron

  • Muslims protest against France over caricature of Prophet Muhammad

    Tens of thousands of Muslims protested in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Palestinian territories on Friday after killings in a French church prompted a vow from President Emmanuel Macron to stand firm against attacks on French values and freedom. ...

  • Pakistan’s Khan calls for collective Muslim action against Islamophobia

    Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday wrote to the leaders of Muslim countries calling on them to act together against Islamophobia, as anger grows over France’s defence of the right to mock religion. ...

  • China’s Xi meets top EU leaders to strengthen ties

    The leaders of China, France, Germany and the EU were set to meet in Paris on Tuesday for "unprecedented" talks on how to improve ties, despite growing jitters over Beijing's massive investm ...

  • EU leaders call for end to ‘naivety’ in relations with China

    European Union leaders called for an end to naivety on Friday in relations with Beijing and said China was a competitor whose markets were not sufficiently open, although they did not spell. ...

  • Paris on lockdown as police clash with ‘yellow vest’ protesters

    French riot police clashed with “yellow vest” protesters in Paris on Saturday during the latest wave of protests against high living costs which have shaken President Macron’s authority. ...

  • World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

    World leaders gathered in Paris on Sunday to mark 100 years since the end of World War I, with French President and others warning that rising nationalism again poses a threat to peace. ...

  • Meeting Dalai Lama would spark ‘crisis’ with China: Macron

    French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday rejected the prospect of meeting with the Dalai Lama, saying doing so without consulting Beijing first would trigger a "crisis" with China. ...

  • Macron takes power as French president

    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. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates new French President Emmanuel Macron

    "I am an enthusiastic admirer of the spirit of the European Union -- putting the wider community's long-term common interest ahead of national and other local concerns." ...

  • Macron elected French president: estimates

    Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron resoundingly won France's landmark presidential election, first estimates showed, heading off a fierce challenge from the far-right in a pivotal vote. ...