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.

by

    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.

    And the man – sometimes called a hyper-president - is making his mark on the world stage, on issues ranging from climate change to Middle East disputes.

    Al Jazeera's Natacha Butler has more from Paris.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    Learn what India's parties' symbols mean by drawing them

    More than 2,300 political parties have registered for the largest electoral exercise in the world.

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Visualising every Saudi coalition air raid on Yemen

    Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states have launched more than 19,278 air raids across Yemen.

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    Why did Bush go to war in Iraq?

    No, it wasn't because of WMDs, democracy or Iraqi oil. The real reason is much more sinister than that.