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French President Emmanuel Macron slapped in the face by man shouting ‘Down With Macron-ism’

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a man who yelled “down with Macron” as he spoke to the public during a visit to southeast France on Tuesday, video of the incident posted on social media showed. The footage, shared showed Macron walking up to a metal fence and clasping the arm […]

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Emmanuel Macron hosts heavy metal gig at presidential palace garden after losing bet

Millions of people tuned in on Sunday to watch France’s Emmanuel Macron at a private heavy metal gig in the gardens of his Elysee presidential palace, part of a YouTube video by two comedians. Macron pledged in February to welcome McFly and Carlito, two French YouTubers followed by 6.5 million people, in the Elysee if […]

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Anti-Macron Protests: France advises all its nationals to flee Pakistan

The French embassy in Pakistan has advised all French nationals and companies to temporarily leave the country, after violent protests by a far-right party that has accused French President Emmanuel Macron of committing “blasphemy”. The AFP news agency, based in France, quoted an email sent to French citizens in Pakistan advising them to leave. “Due […]

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French President Emmanuel Macron TESTS positive for Covid-19

French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, prompting a track-and-trace effort across Europe following numerous meetings between the French leader and EU heads of government in recent days. Macron, who will turn 43 on Monday, is running France remotely and has gone into quarantine at the presidential retreat of La Lanterne […]

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‘I understand and respect that people could be shocked by these cartoons’: France’s Macron to Muslims

In an effort to rectify what he said were misapprehensions about France’s intentions in the Muslim world, French President Emmanuel Macron gave an interview to Arabic television network Al Jazeera that was broadcast on Saturday. In it, he said France would not back down in the face of violence and would defend the right to […]

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“WE ARE AT WAR,” French president declares toughening lockdown to tackle coronavirus

French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday ordered people to stay at home to avoid spreading the new coronavirus, saying only necessary trips would be allowed and violations would be punished. Macron’s orders came as France’s national health agency announced 21 more coronavirus deaths and 1,210 new cases of infection in the past 24 hours, bringing […]

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President Emmanuel Macron engages in a heated argument with Israeli security

When French President Emmanuel Macron visited Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday, he also walked in the footsteps of one of his predecessors, Jacques Chirac, by engaging in a heated argument with Israeli security. The altercation flared when Israeli police and domestic security agents pushed past the French detail and were first to enter the Church of […]

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French troops kill 33 militants in Mali, Macron announces

French forces have killed 33 militants in an operation in Mali, according to President Emmanuel Macron. Macron made the announcement on a visit to Ivory Coast, where he reiterated France’s commitment to fighting jihadists in the region. It comes weeks after 13 French troops died in a helicopter collision in Mali in the biggest single-day […]