India and France expressed serious concern at the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Paris on Wednesday on the third and final leg of his visit to three European nations.
The margin of Macron's win was narrower than five years ago, when he attracted 66 per cent of votes to the same opponent's 34 per cent.
In June, Macron was slapped in the face by a man as he was greeting the public in a small town in southeastern France. He then denounced violence and stupidity.
Macron is swarmed by security personnel after the assault. It is not clear whether he was injured or what happened to the people behind the fence.
Washington: US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have agreed to send immediate aid to Lebanon in the wake of the two deadly blasts in capital Beirut which killed over 150 people. In a phone call on Friday, the two leaders “expressed their deep sadness over the loss of life and devastation […]
New Delhi: National Security Advisors of India and France met here on Thursday for a strategic dialogue that comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks with French President Emmanuel Macron. NSA Ajit Doval’s meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Bonne focussed on taking forward the issues discussed in the Modi-Macron talks on the […]
Paris: The late summer sun had already set when French President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Narendra Modi emerged from their extended meeting held in the historic halls of the Napoleonic château at Chantilly, about 60 km north of Paris, on Thursday evening. A meeting that was expected to be over in 60 minutes spilled […]
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron said he hoped his American counterpart Donald Trump would reverse his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate accord. “Donald Trump listened to me, he understood the meaning of my approach, including the link between global warming and terrorism. He told me that he would try to find […]
Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France will respond immediately to any use of chemical weapons in Syria, while urging a closer partnership with Russia in fighting the Islamic State (IS) in the country. “A very clear red line exists on our side – that is the use of chemical weapons by whomever,” […]
Paris: Independent-centrist and former investment banker Emmanuel Macron was sworn in on Sunday as the 25th French President and the youngest in the nation’s history. Laurent Fabius, President of the Constitutional Council, presided the ceremony at the Elysee Palace here, the BBC reported. “In order to be the man of one’s country, one must be […]
Paris: A majority of French voters say they are satisfied with President-elect Emmanuel Macron’s list of candidates for the parliamentary election scheduled for June 11 to 18, a poll revealed on Friday. A Harris Interactive survey from RMC radio and Atlantico found that three out of four respondents appreciated the profiles of the party’s contenders […]
Paris: Over 90 percent of Muslims voted for the victorious Emmanuel Macron in France’s Presidential run-off, according to a survey published by Catholic daily La Croix on Monday. The survey by Ipop showed 92 percent of Muslims cast their ballots for Macron, who defeated anti-immigrant National Front leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday with 20.75 […]
Paris: Pro-EU Emmanuel Macron on Sunday became France’s youngest President with a landslide victory over far-right rival Marine Le Pen, a result hailed by European Union leaders. Wild celebrations broke out in Paris and across France as Macron, 39, bagged an overwhelming 66.06 per cent or 20.7 per cent of all votes in a closely […]
Tokyo: The index of the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose more than 1.7 per cent as trading began on Monday following the victory of pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential polls. It touched its best intraday level in more than 17 months, Efe news reported. At 9.45 a.m., Japan’s benchmark Nikkei index accumulated a […]
London: British Prime Minister Theresa May and US President Donald Trump were among a few global leaders who congratulated Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron after he was declared winner in the French Presidential elections’ crucial runoff on Sunday. While May “warmly” congratulated Macron in a statement from her office, Trump took to twitter to wish the […]
Paris: Voting began on Sunday across France in the final presidential runoff where independent centrist Emmanuel Macron is vying against far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen, the media reported. Polling stations opened in metropolitan France at 8 a.m. and will close at 7 p.m. The stations will remain open in some big cities until 8 p.m., […]