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Macron faces new embarrassment from ex-bodyguard

Macron faces new embarrassment from ex-bodyguard

PARIS: The French presidency on Monday accused ‘s disgraced ex-bodyguard of being bent on revenge after he claimed to be in regular with the centrist leader despite being sacked in July. Alexandre caused the biggest scandal to date of Macron‘s presidency after he was caught on video roughing up protesters […]

Small French yellow vest protests in Paris, after violence

Small French yellow vest protests in Paris, after violence

PARIS: Yellow vest protesters are turning out in small groups in Paris and elsewhere in France, even as momentum for their movement appears to be waning. A few dozen gathered on Saturday on the elegant Champs-Elysees, scene of rioting earlier this month. Police are watching carefully, but both police and […]

‘Yellow vest‘ protesters target Emmanuel Macron‘s vacation hideaway

‘Yellow vest‘ protesters target Emmanuel Macron‘s vacation hideaway

NICE (FRANCE): If is hoping for some holiday respite from the anti-government protests which have rocked France, he might want to avoid the presidential retreat along the Mediterranean coast. Around 40 “yellow vest” demonstrators on Thursday tried to storm the medieval fort of Bregancon that serves as Macron‘s summer retreat […]

Turkey warns France ‘no benefit‘ in protecting Kurd militia

Turkey warns France ‘no benefit‘ in protecting Kurd militia

ANKARA: France will not gain in any way by retaining forces to protect a Kurdish militia in Syria, ‘s foreign minister said on Tuesday, after Paris announced it would maintain a presence despite an imminent US withdrawal. Washington‘s decision to pull out 2,000 of his ground forces from Syria has […]

Strasbourg attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State: Judicial source

Strasbourg attacker pledged allegiance to Islamic State: Judicial source

PARIS: A man who shot dead five people and wounded 11 others at a famed in the eastern French city of had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a video, a judicial source said on Saturday. The video was found in a USB key belonging to , 29, […]