Inside Story

Building bridges between China and France

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day visit with trade topping his China agenda.

Emmanuel Macron

Macron in Beijing: French president begins China state visit

French president, Emmanuel Macron, has begun his first State Visit to China.


Erdogan: Turkey 'tired' of EU membership process

Turkish president is welcomed by his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, in Paris.

Erdogan: Turkey 'tired' of EU membership process


Migrants in Europe: Desperate journeys across mountains

Over the last three months, at least 1500 migrants have embarked on a dangerous journey over the Alps, crossing from Italy into France, defying freezing temperatures and heavy snow.


Sleeping rough in Paris: Homeless numbers on the rise

In July, French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted to end homelessness in his country by the end of the year.


France: Macron called 'hyper-president'

French President Emmanuel Macron has been in office for seven months now. At the start some labelled him too arrogant. But opinion polls now suggest his popularity has risen.

Human Rights

Hassan Diab case: 'A labyrinth of injustice'

Despite overwhelming evidence of his innocence, Lebanese Canadian professor has spent three years in French prison.

Hassan Diab case: 'A labyrinth of injustice'


Brexit: Paris steps up efforts to lure London firms

The French capital is lagging behind Germany in attracting big banks but France has become a main destination for entrepreneurs looking to leave Britain.


Macron calls for Sahel force against armed groups

French President Macron is hosting the G5 Sahel nations in Paris to discuss action against armed groups in the Sahel region. He called on regional and international leaders to support the G5 Sahel Force.


Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide

Rwanda calls on France to declassify evidence relating to the 1994 genocide, which killed more than 800,000 people.

Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide


UAE, Saudi Arabia join G5 Sahel force summit in Paris

Emmanuel Macron has made security in the Sahel a top priority, and the US and EU have contributed funds and weapons to African military force in hopes of combatting ISIL and al-Qaeda, but scepticism remains about the new force's effectiveness.

Climate SOS

Macron: World is losing battle against climate change

French president issues rallying cry, urging world and business leaders to do more in the fight against climate change.


Macron calls on Netanyahu to end settlement building

French President Emmanuel Macron says he disapproves of the decision by the US to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Arts & Culture

Macron leads tributes as crowds attend Johnny Hallyday funeral

More than a million lined the Champs Elysees on Saturday for the funeral procession of the man known as the 'French Elvis'. Johnny Hallyday died on Wednesday at the age of 74.


Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force

In joint news conference, French president hails Lebanese prime minister's decision to withdraw resignation.

Macron: Lebanon must be a stabilising regional force