Macron backs sanctions on EU states that refuse migrants
"We can not have countries that benefit hugely from EU solidarity and claim national self-interest when it comes to the issue of migrants," he said at a press conference in Paris alongside Spain's new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez.
Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday hosts French President Emmanuel Macron for joint cabinet talks on EU reform, especially the flashpoint issue of immigration that divides the bloc and heaps domestic pressure on Merkel.
EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy
French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of "cynicism and irresponsibility" over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean.
France seeks to send 'signal' with mobile phone ban in schools
French lawmakers began debating Thursday a ban on mobile phones in public schools, one of President Emmanuel Macron's campaign pledges which critics say will do little to counter classroom disruptions or limit cyberbullying.
Libyan leaders commit to December 10 elections
Four senior Libyan leaders committed at a Paris peace conference Tuesday to holding elections in the fractured and war-wracked country on December 10, a joint statement said. "The parties have committed to set the constitutional basis for elections and adopt the necessary electoral laws by September 16, 2018, and hold parliamentary and presidential elections on…
Migrant 'Spiderman' who saved child praised by France's Macron
A Malian migrant who scaled a Paris apartment block to save a four-year-old child was hailed Monday as an "example" by President Emmanuel Macron, who welcomed him to the presidential palace and offered him citizenship.
Thousands march in France against Macron reforms
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets across France on Saturday to protest against Emmanuel Macron's policies, but the president said nothing would stop his economic reforms.
Global giggles as Macron praises Aussie leader's 'delicious' wife
French President Emmanuel Macron may speak the best English among his country's leaders in decades, but even he can make a faux pas when translating his thoughts on the global stage.