Refugees

Divided EU leaders meet over migration at 'mini-summit'

European leaders meet to discuss ways forward in crisis over migration, which is causing deep rifts within the bloc.

Divided EU leaders meet over migration at 'mini-summit'

Europe

France warns Trump over 'fits of anger' after G7 fiasco

French, Canadian and German governments criticise Washington after conflict over international trade in G7 summit.

War of words between US and Western allies after G7 fiasco

Opinion

Russia is celebrating a thaw with the West prematurely

Visits by French and German heads of states to Russia have given false hopes that the Kremlin and the West have made up.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Inside Story

What can France offer to end the crisis in Libya?

Libya's rival leaders agree to hold elections in December during conference in Paris organised by the French president.

France

Macron's biggest test: France's mighty unions

Emmanuel Macron, who plans to cut 120,000 public sector jobs, is on a collision course with France's trade unions.

Thousands of public workers protest against Macron's reforms

Emmanuel Macron

Courageous reformer or president of the rich?

One year into his presidency, France's Emmanuel Marcon faces a challenge in strikes and protests countrywide.

Emmanuel Macron's first year

Emmanuel Macron

Strikes against economic reforms in France test Macron's resolve

Intermittent strikes in France against Emmanuel Macron's reforms pose the toughest test yet for the young president.

Strikes against economic reforms in France test Macron's resolve

France

New 'battle plan' to improve life in French banlieues

French government launches plan to tackle discrimination and deprivation faced by people in poor suburban areas.

US & Canada

Macron urges US to preserve Iran nuclear agreement

French president uses speech to joint session of Congress to defend 2015 deal and push back on 'America First' agenda.

Inside Story

Will the US withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal?

French President Emmanuel Macron is on a three-day state visit to Washington.

Europe

Why is Macron courting Trump?

President Macron addressed US Congress to describe the French-US "very special relationship" and call for greater cooperation.

United States

Macron makes case for new Iran deal after meeting Trump

After meeting Trump, a fierce 2015 deal critic, French leader advocates for agreement that will build on current pact.

Amid Trump's threats, Macron calls for new Iran nuclear deal

France

France's National Assembly approves tough immigration reform

Bill shortens asylum applications and introduces a one-year prison sentence for entering France illegally.

France's National Assembly approves tough immigration reform

France

Macron urges US to stand by Iran nuclear deal

Emmanuel Macron made the comments ahead of his visit to the US, during which he will meet with President Donald Trump.

French President Macron urges Trump to protect Iran nuclear deal

Emmanuel Macron

Macron plan prompts mass protests in France

French president promises to stand firm as public-sector staff and students rally against his labour overhaul effort.

Thousands protest against Macron reforms across France