By François Gouyette*
Paris and Riyadh are bound by historic relations. France opened its first consulate in Jeddah in 1839, and since the meeting between Gen. Charles de Gaulle and King Faisal in.. Eurasia Review
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· *If ISIS is retreating in Mosul, it is rapidly advancing in Manchester. *The Caliphate is winning its war in Europe. Six months ago in.. Zero Hedge
General François Lecointre has been appointed the new head of the French army.
General Lecointre has been appointed as new French Army’s Chief of Defense Staff. pic.twitter.com/hJxCvee9AV—.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Macron’s new party, with solid legislative win in France, could be revolutionary for integrating Europe
By Jolyon Howorth*
The Macron phenomenon is essentially threefold: statistical, political.. Eurasia Review
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Despite pollsters' projections of pro-Macron candidates receiving up to 450 seats (in France's 577-seat lower house), *a record low turnout has left Macron with just 360 seats.. Zero Hedge
As various elections were held across Europe in past months, the continent was swept with a wave of hope and fear. However, after the UK’s decision to exit the European Union, this wave has been more.. Eurasia Review
By Mélanie Rondreux*
On 7 May 2017, the French people spoke and elected Emmanuel Macron as their next President of the Republic. Gathering 66.06% of the votes against 33.94% for his opponent Marine.. Eurasia Review
A gay police officer killed by a gunman in Paris was married in a posthumous wedding that’s believed to be a historic first.
Xavier Jugelé, 37, was shot dead April 20 on the Champs-Élysées.. Huffington Post
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Some new presidents wait three months until they make their first overseas trip. Not Emmanuel Macron. Following in the footsteps of his predecessors.. Worldcrunch
French President François Hollande will hand over power Sunday to President-elect Emmanuel Macron in a solemn ceremony full of tradition. FRANCE 24 takes a look back at notable incidents in the.. France 24
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French President-elect Emmanuel Macron waves to the crowd during a campaign rally in Chatellerault.
Last Sunday, Emmanuel Macron became the eighth president of.. The American Prospect
In his likely final speech as president, François Hollande called on France to fight hate speech and announced a new working group that will be put in charge of designing a memorial and a museum for.. France 24