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French President Macron to arrive in India on maiden visit

02 Mar 2018

French President Macron to arrive in India on maiden visit

French President Emmanuel Macron will arrive in India on March 9 on a four-day maiden visit, during which he would discuss bilateral economic, political and strategic ties, the MEA said today.

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

06 May 2017

French candidate Macron's campaign claims 'massive hack' ahead of elections

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said it has been the victim of a "massive hacking attack" that leaked campaign emails online.

French elections: Marine Le Pen quits as National Front leader

25 Apr 2017

French elections: Marine Le Pen quits as National Front leader

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced she is stepping down as leader of the far-right National Front; however, she indicated the move will be temporary.

French presidential elections, 2017: Macron, Le Pen win first round

24 Apr 2017

French presidential elections, 2017: Macron, Le Pen win first round

The first phase of voting for the French Presidential elections ended on Sunday. The results declared in the wee hours of Monday saw candidates Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron secure 21.4% and 23.9% votes respectively.

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

30 Mar 2017

French presidential elections: Fillon's wife questioned in fake jobs scam

After French presidential candidate Fran├žois Fillon was placed under investigation in a 'fake jobs' scam, his wife Penelope was also questioned in the matter.

French presidential candidate charged over job scandal

15 Mar 2017

French presidential candidate charged over job scandal

French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon was charged for offences relating to a fake job scandal, including misappropriation of public funds according to his lawyer Antonin Levy.

French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances

09 Mar 2017

French Elections: Fresh allegations jeopardize Fillon's poll chances

A French newspaper, Le Canard Enchaine, has leveled fresh allegations of fraud against French Presidential candidate Francois Fillon.