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FRENCH POLITICS: Armed Forces Chief Pierre De Villiers Resigns After Clash With Macron

FRENCH POLITICS: Armed Forces Chief Pierre De Villiers Resigns After Clash With Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron moved quickly to replace de Villiers with General Francois Lecointre, 55.

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USA POLITICS: Trump May Reverse Decision on Climate Accord: France’s Macron

USA POLITICS: Trump May Reverse Decision on Climate Accord: France’s Macron

“Trump told me he would try to find solution in the coming months,” French President Emmanuel Macron said.

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AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Inaugurate French Work in Lucrative DCNS Submarines Deal

AUSTRALIA POLITICS: Turnbull to Inaugurate French Work in Lucrative DCNS Submarines Deal

“This is the largest and most ambitious military project in Australia’s history,” Turnbull told reporters at Élysée Palace in Paris.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

NIGERIA POLITICS: Secretly France Armed Biafra to Split From Nigeria: Here’s How

France secretly armed Biafra in the self-proclaimed republic’s attempt to break away from Nigeria in a bid to weaken British and US influence in Africa.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

France’s Emmanuel Macron predecessor, François Hollande welcomed him. Watch Emmanuel Macron​’s first speech as president of the French Republic.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Vows to Unify, Protect France

“We will not give into fear, we will not give into division,” said newly-elected president Emmanuel Macron during his victory speech.

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Am Supporting Emmanuel Macron’: Barack Obama

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘I Am Supporting Emmanuel Macron’: Barack Obama

“I am supporting Emmanuel Macron to lead you forward,” Obama said, concluding his statement with the French title of Macron’s party “En Marche!” (Onwards!) and “Vive la France!”.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen vs Emmanuel Macron: Gloves Off in French Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen vs Emmanuel Macron: Gloves Off in French Election

France Politics Election Updates: “Mr Macron has no project to protect the French people in the face of Islamist dangers,” Marine Le Pen said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: French Overseas Voters Begin Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: French Overseas Voters Begin Presidential Election

47 million registered French voters in places like French Polynesia in the South Pacific, and Guadeloupe, French Guiana and Martinique in the Caribbean.

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BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

Benin Politics: “We don’t have oil, we don’t have gold but we do have these treasures which aren’t kept here,” Beninese lawmaker Orden Alladatin, said.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Grants Marine Le Pen Audience in Kremlin

RUSSIA POLITICS: Putin Grants Marine Le Pen Audience in Kremlin

Le Pen backs the lifting of the European Union’s economic sanctions imposed on Russia over its role in the Ukraine conflict – a stance she reiterated.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Fillon Backers Seek Unity to Revive Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Fillon Backers Seek Unity to Revive Presidential Election

Fillon, at one point the favourite, has sunk to third place in opinion polls as he faces an investigation into allegations he paid his wife Penelope hundreds of thousands of euros of public funds for doing very little work as his parliamentary assistant

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FRANCE POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Sick’: Juppe Says, Quits Elections

FRANCE POLITICS: ‘Our Country is Sick’: Juppe Says, Quits Elections

“I confirm once and for all that I will not be candidate to the presidency of the Republic,” former French prime minister Alain Juppe said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Fillon Seeks Party Unity

FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Fillon Seeks Party Unity

Though the presidency seems to be slipping from his grasp, Fillon, a 62-year-old former prime minister, manages to stem rebellion in his Republicans party.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Dismisses Gay Rumors

“If you’re told I lead a double life with Mr Gallet it’s because my hologram has escaped,” Emmanuel Macron told supporters at a rally.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Lawmakers to Francois Fillon: Quit Race

FRANCE POLITICS: Lawmakers to Francois Fillon: Quit Race

Fillon denied wrongdoing after Le Canard Enchaine newspaper reported the former prime minister had paid his wife hundreds of thousands of euros for work she may not have done.

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘Trump Poses Challenge For Europe’: Merkel, Hollande Admit

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘Trump Poses Challenge For Europe’: Merkel, Hollande Admit

“Europe faces big internal and external challenges which we … can only master by working together,” Merkel told a news conference on Friday with Hollande.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Outraged! Francois Fillon Says Press Report About His Wife Penelope Fillon Shows ‘Contempt’

FRANCE POLITICS: Outraged! Francois Fillon Says Press Report About His Wife Penelope Fillon Shows ‘Contempt’

“I am outraged by the contempt and the misogyny of this article,” French presidential election frontrunner Francois Fillon said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Says Would Seek Trump-Style Repatriation Of Car Plants

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen Says Would Seek Trump-Style Repatriation Of Car Plants

Marine Le Pen to repatriate production of French motor vehicles and other industrial goods – just as Donald Trump hopes to do in United States.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Valls Quits Government, Makes Presidential Bid

FRANCE POLITICS: Valls Quits Government, Makes Presidential Bid

Opinion polls bill the 54-year old Valls as favorite to win his party’s nomination in late January primaries.

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