Syria hands back Assad award to US 'slave' France
Syria returned to France the prestigious Legion d'Honneur it gave to President Bashar al-Assad, saying Thursday he would not wear the award of a "slave" to America.Assad was decorated with the Legion's highest rank of Grand Croix, or Great Cross, by former president Jacques Chirac in 2001...
France's Macron faces mass protests as opponents join forces
President Emmanuel Macron faced mass protests Thursday as trade unionists seek to galvanise angry students, public sector workers and striking train drivers into a joint movement against his multi-pronged drive to overhaul the French economy.
Macron reform drive is make-or-break for French unions
Facing a wave of reforms by President Emmanuel Macron touching nearly every aspect of daily life, French unions kick off a wave of strikes Tuesday...
Turkey says France sending troops to Syria would be 'invasion'
Turkey on Saturday warned France against increasing its military presence in Syria, saying it would be an "invasion", as tensions between Paris and Ankara remained high.
Macron warns Trump all sides would lose in 'trade war'
French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday warned his US counterpart Donald Trump against forging ahead with planned tariffs on European steel and aluminium, saying it risked starting a mutually destructive "trade war".
France to 'name and shame' companies that pay women less
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday marked International Women's Day with a pledge to "name and shame" companies that pay women less than men for the same work.
Erdogan rejects option of partnership with EU
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has rejected proposals of a partnership with the EU, insisting full membership to the bloc is the only option, in an interview published Sunday.
Macron warns Turkey against 'invasion' of Syria
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview Wednesday that he would have a "real problem" with Turkey's intervention against a Kurdish militia in Syria if it turned into an outright "invasion".