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Macron awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso president on troops

French President French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the Camp des Milles memorial site in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Dec 5, 2022. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON / POOL VIA AP) PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he was awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso's transitional President Ibrahim Traore about reported demands for the departure […]

US, France agreed to ‘fix’ US subsidies issues, says Macron

President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron depart after eating dinner at Fiola Mare in Washington on Nov 30, 2022. (ANDREW HARNIK / AP) President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed during a state visit earlier to "fix" issues arising from US legislation that includes subsidies for American-made products, Macron said in […]

US Inflation Reduction Act ‘super aggressive,’ Macron tells lawmakers

President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron depart after eating dinner at Fiola Mare in Washington on Nov 30, 2022. (ANDREW HARNIK / AP)= WASHINGTON – French President Emmanuel Macron addressed US lawmakers from both political parties on Wednesday and pushed back over new American subsidies that are riling European leaders, according to a […]

Macron announces official end of military operation in the Sahel

France's President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech on defence strategy to present the La Revue nationale strategique (RNS), a new military programming law (2024-2030), on the amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmude docked in the French Navy base of Toulon, Southern France on Nov 9, 2022. (ERIC GAILLARD / POOL / AFP) PARIS – […]

UK’s Sunak sees hope on boats action

'Confidence' on tackling migrant flows follows meeting with France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron (left) shakes hands with British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, on Monday. (STEFAN ROUSSEAU / REUTERS) Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and France's President Emmanuel Macron have had their first face-to-face talks, at the COP 27 climate summit […]