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Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

“We need a sovereignty stronger than our own,” he said. The French president also sought to remind those like himself, just 40 years old, who had no memories of World War II and few of the Cold War, that the European Union was intended [...]
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With Eye on Issues at Home, May and Macron Back Trump on Syria Strikes

At the same time, Mr. Macron is trying to reinforce France’s position as an enforcer of international treaties, which includes the Chemical Weapons Convention that 192 countries have signed. Mrs. May is in a more precarious position, [...]
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Strikes Disrupt France as Thousands Protest Macron Overhauls

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“We are obviously keeping a listening attitude, but also a very big determination to pursue the transformation,” said Benjamin Griveaux, a government spokesman, after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday. One poll this week painted a conflicted [...]
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Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Answer to Strongman Populism

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The symbiotic relationship between Mr. Macron and a legislature made in his image is a hopeful sign to his many supporters that the sclerotic French politics of the past few decades have given way to an era of renewal in a country that [...]
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In China, Macron Offers a Horse, and a Vision to Counter Trump

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Ding Chun, the director of the Centre for European Studies at Fudan University in Shanghai, said a stronger alliance between France and China was natural given that the two leaders had similar views. “Both President Xi and President [...]
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Macron Opens Year Pulling No Punches With Journalists, or Anyone

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Mr. Macron was hinting at the real disruptions he has brought about in French political life — in employment and fiscal policy so far, with other big jolts promised soon. Remarkably in so hidebound a country he is getting away with [...]
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Macron Holds a Climate Summit, and Trump Casts a Shadow

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The World Bank, one of the organizers of the meeting, said it would no longer finance oil and gas exploration and extraction projects after 2019, with exceptions for poorer countries. Ma Kai, a vice premier of China, said that his country [...]
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Macron Steps Into Middle East Role as U.S. Retreats

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By contrast, the United States has seemed reluctant to engage in policymaking in any detail in Syria, leaving the field open for Russia to play the largest part. “If this was five years ago, there would already have been American diplomatic [...]
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‘Sick With Sexism,’ France Must Fight Violence Against Women, Macron Says

5 months ago | 0 comment
The feminist association Osez le Féminisme said in a statement that certain measures seemed “pertinent” but that “without financing, any plan to communicate, to train, to raise awareness or to support victims will be in vain.” [...]
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Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron in France After Mysterious Saudi Stay

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Mr. Hariri, for his part, said he feared for his safety in Lebanon. With European diplomats scrambling to defuse the crisis, France seized the role of mediator. France has strong ties to Lebanon, dating from the early 20th century, and [...]