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Heavy metal rocks French President's palace after YouTube bet

May 23, 2021 8:36 pm

Macron pledged in February to welcome McFly and Carlito, two French YouTubers followed by 6.5 million people, in the Elysee if they succeeded in garnering more than 10 million views for a video promoting social distancing measures during the pandemic.

Paris police officers suspended over beating of Black man

November 27, 2020 2:23 pm

Three French police officers have been suspended after footage emerged of them attacking an unidentified Black man. The interior minister says the police watchdog will investigate the incident.

France mulls ban on police images, alarming rights defenders

November 17, 2020 6:35 pm

The bill's most controversial measure would make it a new criminal offense "to disseminate, by whatever means and on whatever media, with the intent of causing physical or psychological harm, an image of the face or any other element that could identify a police officer."

France church attack: PM underlines India’s support; between lines a key message

October 30, 2020 9:35 am

“I strongly condemn the recent terrorist attacks in France, including today’s heinous attack in Nice inside a church. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France,” the PM tweeted.

You cannot kill an idea with another idea. But you can always kill a human being with an idea

October 30, 2020 8:50 am

Do not fight for this idea or that idea, if it is at the cost of the body. Stand by the body. Let it be free to live, and not suffer

France's Macron details plan targeting Islamist 'separatism'

October 02, 2020 1:59 pm

It is meant to be aimed at all kinds of "separatism" but is expected to focus on Islamism, raising concerns among some in France's largely moderate Muslim community and some on the left that it will further stigmatise the country's No. 2 religion.

Macron urges tough EU stance against Turkish 'provocations'

September 10, 2020 6:21 pm

French President Emmanuel Macron didn't elaborate on what specific actions he wants European countries to take, but said they should lay out "red lines" with Turkey and try to restart dialogue.

EU leaders clinch 750 billion-Euro coronavirus Recovery Fund

July 21, 2020 11:45 am

The deal presents a victory for German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, who drafted an early outline for the proposal in May. The emergency fund will give out 390 billion euros of grants and 360 billion euros of low-interest loans.

France to curb foreign imams to counter Islamic extremism

February 19, 2020 12:42 pm

According to Macron, 300 imams are sent to France each year. Those who come in 2020 would be the last intake, he said. France is home to Europe's largest Muslim community.

Explained: What is the US-France tariff dispute over tech firms?

January 22, 2020 8:51 am

The US-France tax dispute, which first arose in July last year, will now be decided by the end of 2020.