Emmanuel Macron

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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.

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.

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.

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

02 Dec 2018

Six politicians who professed their love for their wives, unabashedly

Politicians are mostly vocal about everything: their party, its policies, opposition and their follies.

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

02 Dec 2018

I will never accept violence: Macron says after Paris protests

French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday denounced protesters against him as chaos seekers, as the growing demonstrations first triggered by planned fuel price hikes turned violent.

Paris: Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence

25 Nov 2018

Paris: Thousands protest in 'feminist tidal wave' against sexist violence

Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe yesterday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out in Paris.

Trump criticizes Macron over European defense remarks, again

14 Nov 2018

Trump criticizes Macron over European defense remarks, again

Donald Trump yesterday launched another attack against Emmanuel Macron over the French President's call for a European army, a proposal the US leader earlier had dubbed "insulting."

Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris

12 Nov 2018

Nationalism betrays patriotism: Macron lectures Trump in Paris

At the World War I Armistice Day commemoration in Paris on Sunday, just as the world watched global leaders pay their respects to the fallen, France President Emmanuel Macron renounced US President Donald Trump's idea of nationalism.

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

10 Nov 2018

Jamal Khashoggi's body was dissolved in acid, poured down drain

In the latest development in Jamal Khashoggi murder case, a Turkish newspaper, on Saturday, reported that the journalist's body had been chopped into pieces, dissolved in acid, and the remains poured down a drain.

French President Macron's call for European Army 'very insulting': Trump

10 Nov 2018

French President Macron's call for European Army 'very insulting': Trump

US President Donald Trump today said the suggestion of his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that Europe should build its own army was "very insulting," asserting that Europe should first pay its "fair share" to NATO.

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

23 Oct 2018

How this man ordered the killing of Khashoggi via Skype

The murder of Washington Post columnist and dissident Saudi Arabia journalist Jamal Khashoggi has spelled trouble for the Kingdom and crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MbS).

French Minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi's disappearance

18 Oct 2018

French Minister pulls out of Saudi conference over Khashoggi's disappearance

Two weeks after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, France's Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said he was pulling out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia.

#RafaleDeal: Report says Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, French-company denies

11 Oct 2018

#RafaleDeal: Report says Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, French-company denies

In the ongoing controversy over Rafale Deal signed between India and France, a French media investigative journal Mediapart has found choosing Reliance was 'mandatory' for Dassault, but the company has dismissed the claims.

#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

03 Oct 2018

#ChampionsOfTheEarth: "Clean and green environment is NDA government's priority"

A clean and green environment is at the root of his government's policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Delhi today as he was presented the UN's 'Champions of the Earth' award by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

28 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi supports UN Chief's campaign to combat sexual abuse

PM Narendra Modi is among the world's 48 other leaders who've endorsed a collective statement by UN chief Antonio Guterres reaffirming their continued support to combat sexual exploitation across the UN system.

PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

27 Sep 2018

PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.

Rafale-deal: Macron says he wasn't in power during finalization

26 Sep 2018

Rafale-deal: Macron says he wasn't in power during finalization

Diving into the controversy over Rafale Deal, French President Emmanuel Macron has said he wasn't in power when the agreement was inked and maintained it was a government-to-government discussion.

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

25 Jul 2018

Narendra Modi led-NDA saved Rs. 59cr/aircraft in Rafale Deal: Report

As the political controversy around Rafale Deal is widening, a report claims that NDA government got a better price than the previous UPA rule.

#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

20 Jul 2018

#RafaleDeal: France supports PM, but RaGa stands by his statement

Congress President Rahul Gandhi has reportedly denied France's statement regarding the Rafale Deal and said he stands by his statements.