ARTICLES RELATING TO EMMANUEL ­MACRON

Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso by French special forces

2019-05-10 17:44

French special forces have freed two French hostages, an American and a South Korean in northern Burkina Faso in an overnight military raid in which two soldiers died, authorities say.

May courts European leaders ahead of Brexit day

2019-04-10 10:38

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron to argue for a Brexit delay while her ministers hold crisis talks with the opposition to try to break the deadlock in London.

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors

2019-02-17 11:17

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by "yellow vest" protestors and said it would not be tolerated.

French president heads to Egypt on mission to reinforce ties

2019-01-27 18:35

French President Emmanuel Macron is headed to Egypt with a large delegation on a three-day trip to reinforce ties with the Arab world's most populous country

Egypt restricts yellow vests sales to avoid copycat protests

2018-12-10 21:26

Egyptian authorities have quietly introduced restrictions on the sale of yellow reflective vests, fearing opponents might attempt to copy French protesters during next month's anniversary of the 2011 popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security officials and retailers have said.

WATCH: Macron’s defeat in Paris sounds alarm for Europe’s liberal order

2018-12-08 15:45

At home, french President Emmanuel Macron's popularity has been sinking, hurt by the failure of his early unpopular changes to labour and tax law to revive the domestic economy.

Macron postpones Belgrade trip amid protest crisis - Serbian president

2018-12-03 22:20

French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed a planned visit to Belgrade due to "problems" at home, Serbia's president says, after Paris was rocked by violent protests.

Macron vows to stay course on climate after France protests

2018-11-27 22:13

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday tried to take the heat out of mass anti-government protests.

Only unpopular decisions will lead SA out of Zuma ruins

2018-11-13 08:28

Unemployment and inequality feed populism and ethnic nationalism, but instant solutions and socialist dreams can only make it worse in the longer term, writes Max du Preez.

WATCH: Macron and Merkel joined hands at the WWI armistice site in France

2018-11-11 07:54

World leaders will get together at 11am on 11 November to mark exactly 100 years since the First World War ended.

 

Macron meets officials, eyes Notre Dame for legacy-building

2019-04-19 13:02

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting officials from the United Nations' cultural agency, where he is expected to set out ideas for the reconstruction of Notre Dame Cathedral.

Macron, Merkel hold talks on Brexit and other EU issues

2019-02-28 07:28

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron stress remaining EU members won't renegotiate Brexit agreement stalled in Parliament.

Top Africa stories: Zim security forces' abuse, Macron in Egypt

2019-01-29 08:02

Zimbabwean leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has been angered by a televised report showing abuses by security forces in a continuing crackdown, and France's Emmanuel Macron is set to press Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on human rights.

France vows support for fighting extremists in Africa

2018-12-24 15:37

France's president is confirming his support for anti-extremist forces in Africa, amid growing international concern about the chaos in Libya

Tensions rise, hundreds arrested in Paris as protests unfold

2018-12-08 18:00

Tensions escalated across Paris with police firing tear gas and using water cannons to quell 'Yellow Vests' protesters on Saturday.

WATCH: Tear gas, mass arrests as new 'yellow vest' protests hit Paris

2018-12-08 13:30

Police fired tear gas and arrested hundreds of people in Paris on Saturday as the French capital went on lockdown for the latest "yellow vest" protests against President Emmanuel Macron.

WATCH: Saudi Crown Prince gets a spot in the G-20 summit family photo

2018-11-30 20:54

He might have been standing on the fringes of the traditional "family photo" at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina, but Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman got lots of attention.

France fires back at Trump's lack of 'common decency'

2018-11-15 06:08

France's government has fired back at a flurry of critical tweets by Donald Trump, suggesting the US president lacked "common decency" by launching his broadside on a day when France was mourning victims of the November 2015 terror attacks.

Trump joins world leaders to mark 100 years since end of WWI

2018-11-11 13:03

President Donald Trump is joining French President Emmanuel Macron and other world leaders to the mark 100 years since the end of World War I.

Six far-right suspects held over 'plot' against Macron

2018-11-06 21:34

Six people linked to French extreme right movements were detained Tuesday on suspicions they were preparing a "violent" plot against President Emmanuel Macron, sources close to the case told AFP.

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