Articles about Emmanuel Macron

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

21 Sep 2021

Modi, Macron discuss cooperation after France's fallout with Australia, US

India and France have vowed to "act jointly" in the Indo-Pacific region, a statement from the French presidency said on Tuesday.

France supports India over lifting export curbs on vaccine materials

12 Jun 2021

France supports India over lifting export curbs on vaccine materials

French President Emmanuel Macron has asked the Group of Seven (G-7) countries to end restrictions on the export of raw materials needed for the production of coronavirus vaccines - a demand India has been raising with the United States as it struggles with shortages.

France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in face; 2 arrested

08 Jun 2021

France President Emmanuel Macron slapped in face; 2 arrested

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face during a walkabout in southern France on Tuesday.

France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges

01 Apr 2021

France to close schools, ban domestic travel as virus surges

French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday announced a three-week nationwide school closure and a month-long domestic travel ban, as the rapid spread of the virus ramped up pressure on hospitals.

Olivier Dassault, France's billionaire politician, dies in helicopter crash

08 Mar 2021

Olivier Dassault, France's billionaire politician, dies in helicopter crash

Olivier Dassault, a French politician and billionaire, died on Sunday around 6 pm (local time) due to a helicopter crash near Deauville in northern France, multiple reports said.

Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

25 Jan 2021

Top French advisor talks third lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

France will have to enforce a third national lockdown to handle the worrying surge of coronavirus cases, the country's top medical advisor Prof Jean-Francois Delfraissy said on Sunday.

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

07 Jan 2021

Disgraceful, horrific, distressing: World leaders condemn chaos at US Capitol

Leaders from across the world denounced the violence at the United States Capitol, saying that the mayhem was in sharp contrast to the democratic values of the nation.

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

17 Dec 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron tests positive for coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron has tested positive for coronavirus, joining the long list of notable international personalities to have contracted the disease, that originated in China late last year.

France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

30 Oct 2020

France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two others at a church in Nice, France, on Thursday, evoking anger and disbelief in the European country, and condemnation globally.

France: Days after teacher's beheading, three killed in knife attack

29 Oct 2020

France: Days after teacher's beheading, three killed in knife attack

In a deplorable incident, a knife-wielding attacker killed three people, including a woman, at a church in the French city of Nice, police said on Thursday. Several others are said to be injured.

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

29 Oct 2020

Macron, lambasted for criticizing radical Islam, finds support in India

France's President Emmanuel Macron, who is facing the heat from Muslim nations for his views against radical Islam, got support from India on Wednesday, a move that shows the amicable ties between both the nations.

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

28 Oct 2020

Charlie Hebdo's caricature featuring Erdogan deepens spat between Turkey, France

France's satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, has become the latest reason for tensions between Paris and Ankara after Wednesday's edition mocked Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

17 Oct 2020

President Macron calls teacher's beheading in France "Islamist terrorist attack"

The teacher, who showed caricatures of Prophet Muhammad to his class, became a victim of an Islamist terrorist attack, President Emmanuel Macron said.

Coronavirus cases and hospitalization up again in France

25 Sep 2020

Coronavirus cases and hospitalization up again in France

In France, where new coronavirus cases remained in control for a few months, the infections are rising again and hospitals are inundated with serious patients, in what serves as a rude reminder of the bygone spring.

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

28 May 2020

Happy hours no more: Coronavirus changed rules of eating out

As it crept slyly into our lives, coronavirus upset all the apple carts possible. Beyond the staggering number of people it has killed, the virus has also brought economies to a halt, affecting most sectors.

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

17 Apr 2020

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

15 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Cannes postponed again, organizers exploring other options

Had the world been the same as last year, Cannes organizers would have currently been busy announcing the line-up of shows for its 2020 edition.

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

20 Jan 2020

Here's what you need to know about WEF summit 2020

On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

11 Oct 2019

It's faith: Rajnath defends performing Shastra Pooja on Rafale jet

When Defense Minister Rajnath Singh went to France this week to officially receive the first Rafale jet, he perhaps didn't expect that he would be criticized by many back home for performing pooja on the high-tech jet.

Rajnath Singh reaches France, will receive first Rafale jet

08 Oct 2019

Rajnath Singh reaches France, will receive first Rafale jet

On Tuesday, Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh landed in France, where he will receive the first Rafale jet on the behalf of Indian Air Force (IAF). India and France have inked a deal for 36 Rafale jets.

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

28 Aug 2019

Amazon Fires turn personal: Brazil demands apology before accepting aid

The President of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, has refused to accept international aid to deal with the devastating fires that have ravaged the Amazon rainforest for weeks.

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

27 Aug 2019

UN chief agrees to support India in its NSG bid

In a welcome development for India, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would help New Delhi in its bid to get a seat on table of Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG).

Alia Bhatt, DiCaprio share wrong/fake images of Amazon rainforest fires

26 Aug 2019

Alia Bhatt, DiCaprio share wrong/fake images of Amazon rainforest fires

The Amazon rainforest burned in silence for weeks, making headlines only after forestfires consumed acres of land.

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

26 Aug 2019

Modi, Trump to meet today; will discuss Kashmir and trade

US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet on Monday in France on the sidelines of the G7 Summit and are likely to discuss trade as well as the prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

23 Aug 2019

UK PM put his foot up during meeting with French-President?

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made himself a bit too comfortable while talking to French President Emmanuel Macron at the latter's palatial residence.

Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers

30 Jul 2019

Soon, France will weaponize its satellites with guns and lasers

Humanity's future in space revolves around manned missions to Mars and beyond.

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

25 Jul 2019

French MPs boycott teen activist Greta Thunberg's Parliament appearance

Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg (16) was recently mocked by right-wing French lawmakers, who also boycotted her appearance in the French Parliament.

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

27 Jun 2019

Modi arrives in Japan for G20 summit, to meet Trump

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Japan for the G20 summit, which is being held in Osaka between June 28 and June 29.

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

25 May 2019

President Ram Nath Kovind dissolves 16th Lok Sabha

Two days after results of Lok Sabha elections were declared, President Ram Nath Kovind signed an order dissolving the 16th Lok Sabha on Saturday.

#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case

04 May 2019

#RafaleDeal: Center files fresh affidavit in Rafale review case

The Center has filed a fresh affidavit in the Supreme Court on Saturday against the petitions seeking review of the top court's Rafale deal verdict in December 2018.

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

22 Apr 2019

He once played Ukraine's President, is now one in real-life

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election, drawing congratulations from global leaders while dealing a stunning rebuke to his country's political establishment.

Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

16 Apr 2019

Paris stunned as 850-year-old Notre-Dame cathedral goes up in smoke

A colossal fire swept through the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark, Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris yesterday, causing the Gothic spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks.

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

16 Apr 2019

Notre-Dame fire: Design of 850-year-old cathedral made firefighters' job difficult

On Monday, Parisians watched one of their city's iconic cathedral go up in flames and the rest of the world mourned the loss of history too.

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

11 Apr 2019

Trick or treat? Brexit delayed until Halloween, October 31

European Union leaders and Britain today agreed to a Brexit extension that will allow the UK to delay its EU departure date until Halloween.

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

13 Mar 2019

Investigate Vadra, but also investigate PM Modi in #RafaleDeal: RaGa

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the government has the right to investigate every person but should not be selective, referring to the investigation against his brother-in-law Robert Vadra.

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

31 Jan 2019

Smriti slams RaGa on Parrikar meet, says he is hallucinating

In a stinging Facebook post, Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress President Rahul Gandhi on the claims he made after his recent meeting with Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar.

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

30 Jan 2019

EU rejects Theresa May's attempt to reopen Brexit talks

European leaders moved quickly yesterday to reject an attempt by Britain's PM Theresa May to re-open talks on the Brexit deal, as British lawmakers voted to demand changes.

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

12 Jan 2019

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

On Saturday morning, a massive explosion rocked the center of Paris, leaving behind multiple injuries, and wrecked cars.

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

16 Dec 2018

Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations today struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

All about France's worst civil riots in a decade

02 Dec 2018

All about France's worst civil riots in a decade

After demonstrations in Paris turned violent on Saturday, the French government is considering declaring a state of emergency in a bid to prevent a repeat of the worst civil unrest in the country in a decade.