Science & Technology

Tech giants pledge to fight 'extremist' content online

New Zealand PM Jacinda Adern has led a campaign against online 'extremism' since Christchurch attack was live-streamed.

Tech giants pledge to fight 'extremist' content online

Burkina Faso

Four hostages freed in Burkina Faso raid

Two French soldiers killed while rescuing the four foreign hostages in northern Burkina Faso.

French troops rescue four hostages in Burkina Faso raid

Libya

France's Macron calls for ceasefire in Libya after meeting Sarraj

Tensions had previously flared between the two when Sarraj accused France of supporting renegade General Khalifa Haftar.

France's Macron calls for ceasefire in Libya after meeting Sarraj

France

French police clash with protesters in Paris May Day rally

'Yellow vest' activists join traditional march in French capital to protest government's economic policies.

French police clash with protesters in Paris May Day rally

The Listening Post

Yellow fever: The 'gilets jaunes' and the mainstream media

How the 'yellow vest' movement has both exposed and deepened France's mistrust of mainstream media.

Inside Story

Will Macron's promises end yellow vest protests?

President Emmanuel Macron responds to months of riots by vowing to 'transform France'.

France

'The problem is Macron': president's speech fails to impress all

Macron promises reforms in response to protests, but some of his supporters and the 'yellow vests' are unconvinced.

'The problem is Macron': president's speech fails to impress all

AJ IMPACT

France's Macron responds to 'yellow vests' protests

French president responds to months of 'yellow vests' protests, unveiling measures to boost pensions, reduce income tax.

France

Notre Dame fire pledges inflame yellow vest protesters

Demonstrators criticise donations by billionaires to restore burned cathedral as they march against economic inequality.

Notre Dame fire pledges inflame yellow vest protesters

Inside Story

How should Notre Dame be rebuilt?

French president promises to reconstruct fire-damaged cathedral within five years.

France

France: Security in Paris tightened amid fears of further rioting

About 6,000 police officers and two aerial drones deployed in the capital to help monitor the demonstrations.

France

'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist

Violence in French capital as angry protests converge on famed Champs-Elysees avenue for 18th week straight.

'Yellow vest' rioting in Paris as anti-Macron protests persist

Emmanuel Macron

EU leaders lukewarm on Macron's plea for reform

French president launches push for further EU integration, citing Brexit as a 'symbol' of the 'danger' facing Europe.

EU leaders lukewarm on Macron's plea for reform

Europe

France's Great Debate: National discussion goes behind bars

How successful have these debates been so far and what do inmates have to say?

France

Macron condemns anti-Semitism at 'yellow vest' protest

Anti-Semitic remarks 'will not be tolerated', said French president following an attack on a prominent intellectual.

Macron condemns anti-Semitic abuse at 'yellow vest' protest