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At Davos, war, climate and 'de-globalization' take center stage
by Adam Plowright - January 13, 2023 - 12:20pm
For half a century, the World Economic Forum has brought together executives and policymakers to sing the praises of globalization, but that process is seen as unwinding as new geopolitical fault lines harden around...
Le Pen, Macron prepare for tense French election duel
by Adam Plowright - April 11, 2022 - 8:49am
With more than 90 percent of the vote counted in the first round, projections showed Macron scoring 28-29 percent, with Le Pen on 22-24 percent.
Former French president Jacques Chirac dies aged 86
by Adam Plowright - September 27, 2019 - 7:25am
"We French have lost a statesman whom we loved as much as he loved us," French President Macron said in an address to the nation from the Elysee Palace, hailing Chirac as a "great Frenchman" who had "embodied" ...
G7 wrestles with Iran, Amazon fires and trade, but own unity shaky
by Adam Plowright - August 26, 2019 - 10:25am
G7 leaders close their summit Monday with discussion of world problems including the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest, but overshadowed by President Donald Trump's trade wars and questions over the group's ...
Blow for Macron as Le Pen tops EU election in France
by Adam Plowright - May 27, 2019 - 8:07am
The far-right National Rally party led by Marine Le Pen looked set to finish top in European elections in France on Sunday, dealing a symbolic blow, but not a knock-out punch, to pro-EU President Emmanuel Macro...
12,000 police on duty in Paris as 'yellow vests' call protests
by Adam Plowright - January 1, 2019 - 12:36am
Nearly 150,000 police are set to be on duty around France on New Year's Eve when "yellow vest" protesters have called for another round of anti-government demonstrations.
French police kill Strasbourg Christmas market gunman
by Adam Plowright - December 14, 2018 - 8:47am
The gunman who killed three people at a Christmas market in Strasbourg was shot dead by French police on Thursday as the Islamic State jihadist group claimed him as one of its "soldiers". 
Macron seeks way out of crisis after Paris riots
by Adam Plowright - December 4, 2018 - 2:00am
French leader Emmanuel Macron faced growing pressure yesterday to find a way out of the worst crisis of his presidency after shocking scenes of rioting over taxes in Paris at the weekend.
France moves against Iran over bomb plot near Paris
by Adam Plowright - October 3, 2018 - 2:10am
France accused Iran's intelligence ministry on yesterday of being behind a foiled plot to bomb an exiled opposition group near the French capital in a move that risks straining already complicated ties between Paris...
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