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May 25, 2017, 1:42 AM EDT
The new French president is due to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday for a historical commemoration that comes at a time of uncertainty in relations between the two countries.
May 18, 2017, 10:52 PM EDT
New French President Emmanuel Macron has chosen as his first destination outside of Europe Mali, a former colony where French troops have been fighting Islamist insurgents for four years.
May 10, 2017, 9:12 PM EDT
Ahead of his inauguration on Sunday, French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has underlined priorities including the economy, and dealing with immigration, security and international relations, especially with other European Union partners and the United States.
May 4, 2017, 8:19 PM EDT
President Obama threw his support Thursday behind independent French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron, in an unusual endorsement of a candidate in a key ally’s election just three days before voters go to the polls.
April 27, 2017, 2:02 AM EDT
With less than two weeks to go until French voters decide between independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine le Pen, prominent politicians from across the political spectrum continue to throw their support behind Macron for the May 7 runoff.
April 20, 2017, 7:14 PM EDT
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) claimed responsibility for the killing of a policeman in Paris’ Champs Elysées Thursday night, adding to concerns that terrorists may try to disrupt the first round of France’s presidential election on Sunda
April 12, 2017, 8:58 PM EDT
Far right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s rivals have slammed her for comments on the deportation of Jews from France during World War II, although polls have not yet given signs whether the incident will damage her chances in the looming election.
April 6, 2017, 8:38 PM EDT
A long-simmering scandal over claims that a large European cement company collaborated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) is receiving new attention, after two candidates in the French presidential election raised it in this week’s candidates’ debate.
March 29, 2017, 3:08 AM EDT
With less than a month to go before the first round of the French presidential elections, the 11 candidates differ widely in their views on relations with the United States and Russia, globalization, and the role and future of the European Union.
March 29, 2017, 3:08 AM EDT
With less than a month to go before the first round of the French presidential elections, the 11 candidates differ widely in their views on relations with the United States and Russia, globalization, and the role and future of the European Union.
March 23, 2017, 8:36 PM EDT
Seeking support from overseas voters ahead of next month’s crucial French presidential election, National Front candidate Marine Le Pen has visited Chad, meeting with French soldiers stationed in the former colony to fight radical Islamists
March 16, 2017, 6:46 PM EDT
An advisory ruling by the European Union’s highest court on the wearing of religious attire at work comes amid a French presidential campaign that has seen candidates differ on how to balance the country’s secular principles with religious freedom.
March 9, 2017, 7:36 PM EST
One week before the deadline for France’s presidential hopefuls to officially lodge their candidacies, the center-right Républicains candidate is seeking to reboot his campaign in the face of new media claims of past misdeeds.
March 2, 2017, 2:16 AM EST
France’s presidential race has turned messy as two leading candidates confront judicial problems and disruption of their rallies.
February 21, 2017, 10:45 PM EST
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, leading in the polls ahead of elections in the spring, visited Lebanon this week to burnish her foreign policy credentials, and made waves when she refused to cover her hair to meet with the country’s top Sunni Muslim cleric.
January 26, 2017, 12:22 AM EST
Center-right French presidential candidate François Fillon is making waves with a proposal to review a 32-year-old agreement that allows passport-free travel between 26 European countries.
January 19, 2017, 1:23 AM EST
(Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Public domain)Paris (CNSNews.com) – Ahead of France’s closely-watched presidential elections in the spring, senior officials, experts and political parties are worried about the risk of cyber-attacks.
January 11, 2017, 10:02 PM EST
A French television channel is at the center of an uproar over a decision to invite as a guest an ex-jihadist who was responsible for indoctrinating the terrorists who shot dead 12 people at the Paris offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo – and to do so on the second anniversary of the deadly attack.
January 9, 2017, 6:15 PM EST
A new French law allowing workers to ignore messages sent by management outside working hours has taken effect, with mixed reception.
December 28, 2016, 8:15 PM EST
The discovery that the suspected perpetrator of the Dec. 19 Berlin attack terror made it through at least three countries before being stopped has turned fresh attention here onto the Schengen agreement, which allows travel between 26 European countries without border controls.