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France to take in refugees rescued from Libya by UN

Libya has long been a major transit hub for migrants trying to reach Europe.

French science academy anoints first Vietnamese scholar

The century-old academy studies geography and history in France’s former colonies.

French women urge Macron to push 'emergency plan' against abuse

'Mr. President... like many others, we have been harassed, assaulted or raped.'
November 05, 2017 | 05:47 pm GMT+7

France to decide by end 2018 how many nuclear plants to shut: minister

France aims to cut share of atomic energy to 50 percent by 2025.
October 29, 2017 | 09:39 am GMT+7

Macron urges the French to value success, rejects 'president of rich' tag

'I'm doing what I said I would do during the election campaign,' said Macron.
October 16, 2017 | 08:39 am GMT+7

Macron comment fuels 'out of touch' image

The opposition Socialist Party called on the president to watch his language and respect the French people.'
October 06, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Macron's popularity improving - poll

The pollmshowed Macron’s 'dissatisfaction rating' declining to 53 percent in September from 57 percent in August.
September 24, 2017 | 08:47 am GMT+7

France to boost defense budget by 1.6 bln euros in 2018: PM

It is the biggest increase in the past six years.
September 08, 2017 | 08:50 am GMT+7

Eastern EU states seek 'compromise' on cheap labor rule

There has been staunch resistance in eastern and central Europe, where most of the cheap labor comes from.
September 06, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Gliding on rivers, SeaBubbles could be 'Uber of the water'

French start-up SeaBubbles wants to put taxis on major cities' waterways.
August 25, 2017 | 02:39 pm GMT+7

French presidency gives official role to Brigitte Macron

She will not be paid or have her own budget or staff.
August 21, 2017 | 05:34 pm GMT+7

French 'falling out of love' with Macron after 100 days

Only 36 percent of respondents gave him the thumbs up in one recent poll.
August 14, 2017 | 08:25 pm GMT+7

'Saigon' brings exiles' loss and longing to the stage

It is a story of the heartbreak and longing of Vietnamese who were torn between France and their homeland when French colonial rule collapsed. 
July 21, 2017 | 12:22 pm GMT+7

Macron outshines Merkel as EU's top diplomat

Germany has for years longed for a stronger French partner, but may have got more than it bargained for as the self-confident Emmanuel Macron takes Europe's spotlight.
July 17, 2017 | 09:00 am GMT+7

France sees Brexit as tool to weaken City of London: leaked memo

'They are crystal clear about their underlying objective: the weakening of Britain, the ongoing degradation of the City of London.'
July 16, 2017 | 05:33 pm GMT+7