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Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'
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Macron-NATO spat explained: French president unapologetic about 'brain death' comment, calls it 'useful wake-up call'

French President Emmanuel Macron remained unapologetic on his remarks on NATO, in which he had said that the alliance was experiencing "brain death" because of a lack of co-ordination.

Ex-French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86; 'Le Bulldozer' stood up to US, was first leader to acknowledge France's role in Holocaust
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Ex-French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86; 'Le Bulldozer' stood up to US, was first leader to acknowledge France's role in Holocaust

Jacques Chirac's son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux said that the former French president died 'peacefully, among his loved ones'

Imran Khan discuses Kashmir with Donald Trump over phone as UNSC holds discussion on issue; talk held in 'cordial environment', says Pakistan FM
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Imran Khan discuses Kashmir with Donald Trump over phone as UNSC holds discussion on issue; talk held in 'cordial environment', says Pakistan FM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday discussed the Kashmir issue with US President Donald Trump over the phone.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have to appear in court in the coming months.

Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames
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Notre-Dame fire: World expresses grief over loss of heritage as Paris's famous cathedral structure goes up in flames

A massive fire consumed France's Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday, gutting the roof of the Paris landmark. Firefighters saved the main bell towers and outer walls from collapse before bringing the blaze under control.

Apple store mass looted and damaged by 'yellow vest' protestors in France
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Apple store mass looted and damaged by 'yellow vest' protestors in France

The robbers grabbed every Apple product such as iPhones, iPads which were put on display.

Emmanuel Macron urges world leaders to fund 'losing battle' against climate change
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Emmanuel Macron urges world leaders to fund 'losing battle' against climate change

The One Planet Summit was launched last year by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Donald Trump holds meeting with Emmanuel Macron; discusses Syria, Iran and promoting trade between US, EU
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Donald Trump holds meeting with Emmanuel Macron; discusses Syria, Iran and promoting trade between US, EU

"Both leaders reaffirmed their commitment to closely coordinate to address global challenges," the White House said. Earlier in the day, Trump said France is doing very well.

French president Emmanuel Macron to Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull: 'Thank you and your delicious wife'
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French president Emmanuel Macron to Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull: 'Thank you and your delicious wife'

Was it a Freudian slip by French President Emmanuel Macron? A joke linked to French gastronomy?

Emmanuel Macron rules out meeting Dalai Lama without consulting China in order to avoid 'triggering crisis'
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Emmanuel Macron rules out meeting Dalai Lama without consulting China in order to avoid 'triggering crisis'

French President Emmanuel Macron, on Wednesday, rejected the prospect of meeting with the Dalai Lama, saying doing so without consulting Beijing first would trigger a "crisis" with China's government

French president Emmanuel Macron visits US; trade wars, Islamic State on agenda of Donald Trump meet
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French president Emmanuel Macron visits US; trade wars, Islamic State on agenda of Donald Trump meet

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump greet French president Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron at the White House in Washington on Monday. AP

Nicolas Sarkozy denounces Gaddafi funding his election campaign, blasts 'lack of evidence' to prove allegations
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Nicolas Sarkozy denounces Gaddafi funding his election campaign, blasts 'lack of evidence' to prove allegations

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him over allegations that late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi funded his 2007 election campaign, in his court statement published on Thursday

Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
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Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody on Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Narendra Modi greets Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi; duo inaugurate solar power plant in Mirzapur, boat ride on agenda
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Narendra Modi greets Emmanuel Macron in Varanasi; duo inaugurate solar power plant in Mirzapur, boat ride on agenda

French President Emmanuel Macron, who is on a four-day visit to India, inaugurated a solar plant in Uttar Pradesh' Mirzapur on Monday

Emmanuel Macron calls India 'partner of choice' as he discusses defence, trade ties with Narendra Modi
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Emmanuel Macron calls India 'partner of choice' as he discusses defence, trade ties with Narendra Modi

French president Emmanuel Macron said that he wanted his country to be India's “partner of choice” in Europe as he began a visit to India aimed at ratcheting up security and energy ties.

Emmanuel Macron in India LIVE updates: Defence ties between India, France have new gravity, says French prez
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Emmanuel Macron in India LIVE updates: Defence ties between India, France have new gravity, says French prez

French president Emmanuel Macron arrived in New Delhi on Friday night on a four-day India visit.

Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings drop for second consecutive month, reveals poll
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Emmanuel Macron's approval ratings drop for second consecutive month, reveals poll

French President Emmanuel Macron has suffered a fresh slump in popularity, with just a 30 percent approval rating among voters,

Brigitte Macron says will take on informal role as France's first lady after opposition
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Brigitte Macron says will take on informal role as France's first lady after opposition

Brigitte Macron, the wife of French president Emmanuel Macron, said she will adopt the role of the first lady, but only in an informal capacity after opposition to plans to give her an official status.

Wikileaks releases about 21,000 emails from French president's campaign
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Wikileaks releases about 21,000 emails from French president's campaign

WikiLeaks said it had confirmed that the 21,075 emails were sent or received by addresses associated with the campaign.

Macron urges telecom operators to roll out high-speed internet across France by 2020
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Macron urges telecom operators to roll out high-speed internet across France by 2020

The French government would unveil a new system of incentives and penalties for telecom operators by the end of the year.