Middle East

Macron to Sisi: Human rights go together with stability

French president says he raised the issue of human rights with his Egyptian counterpart during state visit.

Europe

Yellow vest leader badly injured during protest

Prominent protester Jerome Rodrigues shot in eye with rubber bullet fired by police during protest, lawyer says.

Yellow vest leader badly injured in police action during protest

Inside Story

What's behind the growing dispute between Italy and France?

The relationship between allies France and Italy has gotten worse as EU elections approach.

France

'Yellow vests' protest despite Macron's grand debate

Tens of thousands took to the streets for 10th weekend of protests against French government amid anger over taxes.

France

Macron's 'grand debate' comes under fire from French opposition

French president's letter to the public criticised for ruling out discussion of reforms such as the wealth tax scrap.

France

French 'yellow vests' rally in fresh round of protests

French Interior Ministry says 84,000 people took to the streets on Saturday across the country.

French 'yellow vests' rally in fresh round of protests

France

'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

Protests involving 50,000 turn violent in French cities as demonstrators smash into ministry with a forklift in Paris.

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters storm ministry in Paris

France

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters keep up pressure on Macron

Hundreds take to the streets for the eighth week as grassroots movement against President Emmanuel Macron rumbles on.

France: 'Yellow vest' protesters keep up pressure on Macron

Europe

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests

New Year's Eve speech comes at end of torrid period for Macron after six weeks of anti-government demonstrations.

France's Macron vows to 'do better' amid 'yellow vest' protests

Europe

Arrests made as French 'yellow vests' protest for fifth Saturday

An estimated 66,000 people protested across France on Saturday, about the half the level of a week ago.

Europe

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Economists say many issues currently plaguing Europe are rooted in policies that pushed citizens to the financial brink.

From Brexit to yellow vests, a common thread of economic hardship

Europe

France braces for fifth straight weekend of 'yellow vest' rallies

Security services intend to deploy the same numbers and strength as last weekend, with about 8,000 officers in Paris.

France braces for fifth straight weekend of 'yellow vest' rallies

France

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Emmanuel Macron announces 'immediate and concrete measures' to respond to protesters' grievances.

French president addresses the nation on 'yellow vest' crisis

Emmanuel Macron

French president offers concessions to protesters

In his first comments since deadly protests erupted over social inequality, Emmanuel Macron offers an olive branch.

Opinion

Why are the 'yellow vests' protesting in France?

The wave of protests sweeping through France is not a rejection of green policies. It's a revolt against the 1 percent.

Rokhaya Diallo

by Rokhaya Diallo

Rokhaya Diallo