People & Power

France: Police on Trial

We investigate whether aggressive French policing of demonstrations is stifling dissent and threatening civil liberties.

AJ IMPACT

France faces second day of strike over Macron's reforms

Workers argue that French president's proposed reforms would make them work longer for smaller pensions.

AJ IMPACT

Largest strike in decades over Macron's pension plan

Tens of thousands of workers join nationwide strike over Macron's plan to overhaul pension system.

Tear gas and arrests at 'largest French strike in decades'

Inside Story

Will pension reforms be the downfall of France's Macron?

Public sector workers stage nationwide strikes against President Emmanuel Macron's planned pension reforms.

NATO

NATO leaders appear to share a laugh over 'jaw-dropping' Trump

Video emerges on social media showing French, UK, and Canadian leaders apparently discussing US president's comments.

NATO

NATO leaders attempt united front after day of drama

UK meeting celebrating 70 years of alliance has revealed deep wounds, with Trump and Macron leading clashes.

NATO leaders attempt united front after day of drama

NATO

Is Macron's NATO 'brain dead' comment a wake-up call?

French president's meeting with NATO's secretary-general was a chance for the two men to clear the air, but there are still big questions being asked about future of NATO.

AJ Impact

NATO signs $1bn deal with Boeing to upgrade AWACS recon planes

Transatlantic alliance invests in using important surveillance aircraft through 2035, while also acquiring new drones.

NATO signs $1bn deal with Boeing to upgrade AWACS recon planes

Opinion

The problem with the Bosnian responses to Macron

The way Bosnians responded to Macron's Islamophobic remarks about their country demonstrates their staunch Eurocentrism.

Denijal Jegic

by Denijal Jegic

Denijal Jegic

Inside Story

'Yellow vest' anniversary: Has anything changed?

Exactly one year ago, protests about fuel prices sparked a mass movement challenging French President Emmanuel Macron.

Opinion

Why Macron's remarks on Bosnia are dangerous

Portrayals of Bosnia as a source of 'Islamic threat' echo anti-Muslim narratives that led to the genocide of the 1990s.

Riada Asimovic Akyol

by Riada Asimovic Akyol

Riada Asimovic Akyol

Emmanuel Macron

French president calls Bosnia a 'ticking time-bomb'

Emmanuel Macron remarks that Europe's biggest concern in the Balkans is the 'problem of returning jihadists' in Bosnia.

French president calls Bosnia a 'ticking time-bomb'

AJ Impact

France bets big on privatisation, planning to sell lottery stake

In test for pro-business president, deal could raise $1.9bn for the government as part of national innovation fund.

France bets big on privatisation, planning to sell lottery stake

AJ Impact

France is outpacing Germany as Europe's economic growth engine

French President Emmanuel Macron's unpopular reform agenda for Europe's second-largest economy appears to be paying off.

France is outpacing Germany as Europe's economic growth engine

AJ Impact

Planes, poultry, power: China, France agree $15bn worth of deals

The energy, agriculture and aviation sectors are included in the deals, which will enable more French exports to China.

Planes, poultry, power: China, France agree $15bn worth of deals