Macron says IS defeat removes 'significant threat' to France
French President Emmanuel Macron said Saturday that the fall of the so-called "caliphate" run by Islamic State jihadists in Syria has removed a source of potential terror attacks against France.
Yellow vest 'ultimatum' rally turns violent in Paris
After weeks of declining participation, France's "yellow vest" protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris which quickly turned violent. A large crowd gathered on the Champs-Elysees avenue for the 18th straight week of anti-government protests which initially rocked President Emmanuel Macron's administration, forcing him to adopt more anti-poverty measures,…
Macron to unveil measures to fight anti-Semitism
French President Emmanuel Macron will announce measures to fight a flare-up in anti-Semitism during a dinner with Jewish community leaders Wednesday, a day after a spate of hate crimes brought thousands onto the streets in protest.
Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse by 'yellow vest' protestors
French President Emmanuel Macron condemned anti-Semitic abuse of a leading intellectual by "yellow vest" protestors and said it would not be tolerated.
French debates rally Macron's supporters but rebels hold out
On a midwinter evening in northern France, a group of people gathered in a local hall with the air of barely suppressed excitement of those about to witness a momentous event.
Nigerian business chiefs, others meet President Macron
One hundred and fifty global business leaders have attended the 2019 Choose France International Business Summit, which took place at the Chateau de Versailles, France, on Monday.
Scepticism in France as Macron launches 'great national debate'
French President Emmanuel Macron faced a battle Monday to convince the sceptical French of his latest move to quell "yellow vest" anger as he kickstarted a two-month national debate on his policies.
France's 'yellow vest' protestors back on the streets
France's "yellow vest" protestors were back on the streets again Saturday as a government spokesman denounced those still protesting as hard-liners who wanted only to bring down the government. Several hundred protestors gathered on the Champs Elysees in central Paris, where around 15 police wagons were also deployed, an AFP journalist said. Marches were underway…
Foreign interventions in Nigeria’s culture scene
For the third consecutive day, the number of artistes who converged on the Korean Cultural Centre in Abuja was intimidating. They had come for K-Pop dance workshop, a new performative idiom in Abuja. The genre has become a global phenomenon that Korean cultural centres around the world host courses on it. This afternoon, it was…