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Apr 05, 2019
Twitter has stopped blocking French government ads calling on people to voteThe incident highlights the challenge Silicon Valley tech giants face complying with tighter regulations from governments.
Mar 07, 2019
French govt unveils plan to slap tax on internet giants Google, Amazon and FacebookThe govt plans to slap a 3 per cent tax to get around tax avoidance measures by multinationals
Feb 13, 2019
No financial guarantees, weak legal recourse: CAG's Rafale report shows little options if contract breachedThe CAG report tabled in Parliament confirms that the Cabinet Committee on Security headed by Narendra Modi approved the Rafale deal even though France and Dassault Aviation had both refused to furnish bank guarantees or sovereign guarantees.
Jan 08, 2019
Carlos Ghosn claims innocence in first appearance since November arrest; says unfairly detained on meritless chargesGhosn is also accused of making $14.7 million in payments to Saudi businessman Khaled Al-Juffali using Nissan funds in exchange for arranging a letter of credit to help with his investment losses.
Dec 11, 2018
France 'yellow vest' protests: Emmanuel Macron speeds up tax cuts, raise wages to quell unrest; vows no backtrackingFrance's President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners in further concessions meant to defuse weeks of often violent protests that have challenged his authority.
Dec 10, 2018
'Leave our nation be': France tells Donald Trump not to interfere in country's affairs after US president tweets about Paris protestsThe French government on Sunday urged US president Donald Trump not to interfere in French politics after he tweeted on the Paris protests and the climate agreement.
Sep 22, 2018
'PM is completely silent': Rahul Gandhi seeks clarification on Rafale deal from Narendra Modi after François Hollande rowRahul Gandhi questioned Narendra Modi's silence after Francois Hollande's reported statement and asked him to clarify if the same is true or not.
Sep 04, 2017
Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings drop for second consecutive month, reveals pollFrench President Emmanuel Macron has suffered a fresh slump in popularity, with just a 30 percent approval rating among voters,
Jun 22, 2017
Emmanuel Macron presents new security bill to combat extremist threats; rights groups fear state of emergencyFrench President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill on Thursday to beef up police powers amid sustained extremist threats to Europe.
Jun 20, 2017
Champs-Elysees attack: French police take four family members of assailant into custodyFrench police have taken into custody four members of the family of a radicalised Islamist who was killed when he rammed a car loaded with guns and a gas bottle into a police van on the Champs-Elysees, a judicial source said on Tuesday.