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G7 dishes out emergency aid for Amazon forest fire crisis

A record number of blazes are ravaging the rainforest, many of them thought to have been started deliberately in Brazil, drawing international concern.

Iran is prepared to work on French nuclear deal proposals, says...

Macron offers to soften sanctions on Iran or provide 'a compensation mechanism to enable the Iranian people to live better' in return for full compliance with the pact.

Ghosn casts shadow as Macron lands in Japan for talks before...

Shinzo Abe and Emmanuel Macron have stressed that their ties remain strong despite tensions brought to the fore by the arrest of Carlos Ghosn.

Macron accuses EU summit of falling short on climate goals

Macron said that his EU counterparts are also ignoring the demands of thousands of students who have marched in European streets.

Demonstrator loses hand at Paris ‘yellow vest’ march

Volunteer medics at the National Assembly say that a man had had his hand ripped off during the clashes between police and protesters.

Macron eyeing referendum in May, report says

The Journal du Dimanche newspaper adds to persistent rumours that Macron is preparing to call the vote on the same day as European parliament elections on May 26.

French ‘yellow vests’ march through Paris denouncing police violence

Protesters paid homage to those injured in the past months, denouncing the use of flashball riot control guns banned in much of Europe.

‘Yellow vests’ back on France’s streets to challenge Macron

The weekend's protests against Macron'svpolicies came as divisions appeared among the yellow vests as to where to take the movement.

Clashes break out in France as ‘yellow vests’ stage latest protest

Protesters threw firecrackers, bottles and stones at police who responded with water cannon and tear gas to push them back.

Macron’s debate put to test as ‘yellow vests’ stage tenth protest

Macron is pinning his hopes on the debate to quash the image of a leader out-of-touch with the concerns of people in rural France.

French media denounce violent “yellow vest” attacks on press

Journalists covering the protests are increasingly becoming a target for the demonstrators.

France’s ‘yellow vests’ mobilise for fresh round of protests

At around 11.00 am (1000 GMT), thousands of protesters gathered near the Gare de Lyon train station for a march towards the Arc de Triomphe.

Macron, Merkel urge ‘full’ Ukraine ceasefire ahead of planned truce

In a joint statement, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the latest ceasefire announcement.

Macron says ‘an ally must be reliable’ after US Syria pullout...

Macron says he deeply regrets Trump's decision to pullout US troops from Syria.

Macron calls for order after ‘yellow vest’ attack on police

Macron says there must be order, calm and harmony now.

Macron’s ratings fall further after month of protests

Many of the protesters have targeted Macron personally, calling on him to resign or targeting his background as an investment banker and alleged elitism.

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protests decline on decisive weekend

Crowds in Paris were much smaller than last Saturday and there were no reports of serious violence.

France’s ‘yellow vest’ protesters gather on decisive weekend

The last three Saturdays have been marked by violent demonstrations, with burning barricades, pillaging and clashes with police in cities across France.

Macron pressed on all sides for grand gesture to end crisis

Experts say there is no way for Macron, who has already backed down on energy tax hikes, to meet the many and often contradictory demands of the diverse group of protesters.

Tear gas, mass arrests as new ‘yellow vest’ protests hit Paris

Shouts of "Macron, resign" has mingled with tear gas near the famous Champs-Elysees avenue.

Nearly 300 detained as Paris braces for ‘yellow vest’ protests

At least 34 people have been arrested for carrying masks, hammers, slingshots and rocks that could be used to attack police.

Paris in lockdown as France braces for new anti-Macron riots

The Eiffel Tower and other tourist landmarks were shut.

Violent clashes engulf Paris in new anti-Macron protests

An estimated 75,000 demonstrators, most of them peaceful, were counted across the country.

Under-fire Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

Putin said he explained Moscow's position when the leaders met briefly at a summit dinner.