Articles Tagged 'france'
Muslims worldwide are protesting French President Macron’s crackdown on Islam
Thousands of Muslims from the Middle East to Asia are protesting the French government and boycotting French products after President Emmanuel Macron defended the right… READ MORE
France targets radical Islam amid row with Turkey
The mosque in Pantin, north-eastern Paris, was among the first signs that something this time was different.
The building, shaped like an aircraft hangar with… READ MORE
French virus curfew produces eerie quiet on streets of Paris
PARIS (AP) — The streets of Paris and eight other French cities were deserted on Saturday night on the first day of the government-imposed 9… READ MORE
Turkey’s Erdogan slams France’s Macron for comments on ‘Islamist separatism’
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan upbraided French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday over his comments last week pledging to fight “Islamist separatism”, saying… READ MORE
France unleashes 100 billion euro stimulus to revive economy
PARIS (Reuters) – France will spend 100 billion euros to help pull its economy out of one of Europe’s worst coronavirus-induced slumps, under a recovery… READ MORE
France’s Macron picks new prime minister to reinvent presidency
PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron named Jean Castex, a top civil servant and local mayor who orchestrated France’s coronavirus lockdown exit strategy, as his… READ MORE
France’s Macron loses majority as defectors form new party
The party of French President Emmanuel Macron has lost its outright majority in parliament, after a group of MPs broke away to form a new… READ MORE
Thousands march against pension reform in Paris
Paris (AFP) – Thousands of people demonstrated on Saturday against French President Emmanuel Macron’s proposed pension reforms which have sparked a month-long transport strike.
Some… READ MORE
Paris police arrest scores amid strike over pension reform
PARIS (AP) — Paris police fired tear gas at demonstrators Thursday as the Eiffel Tower shut down, France’s high-speed trains came to a standstill and… READ MORE
France approves digital tax on American tech giants, defying US trade threat
France’s Senate approved a tax on the revenues of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, defying a warning from the President Donald… READ MORE