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French military chief resigns after row with Macron

Jul 20, 2017 - 12:10 PM

The row between Macron and General Pierre de Villiers erupted last week over budget cuts, testing the new president's authority

French military chief resigns after row with Macron

Macron, Netanyahu mark 75 years since Paris roundup of Jews

Jul 16, 2017 - 11:30 PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's presence at the ceremony sparks controversy, with the Union of French Jews for Peace calling it 'shocking' and 'unacceptable'

Macron, Netanyahu mark 75 years since Paris roundup of Jews

France aims to be 'facilitator' in Gulf crisis talks

Jul 15, 2017 - 8:32 PM

Qatar's foreign minister welcomes France's support for mediation aimed at finding a solution 'based on constructive dialogue... and respect of state sovereignty and international law'

France aims to be 'facilitator' in Gulf crisis talks

Pomp and mourning as Macron, Trump mark France's Bastille Day

Jul 14, 2017 - 5:09 PM

Macron invites Trump to be his guest of honor at the pomp-filled military parade down the Champs-Elysees which the two men watched with their wives

Pomp and mourning as Macron, Trump mark France's Bastille Day

France, Germany signal ambitions with joint cabinet meeting

Jul 12, 2017 - 11:37 PM

The arrival of Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet in Paris on Thursday is a step towards creating what Macron hopes will be a common roadmap for the club of countries which is preparing for a future without Britain

France, Germany signal ambitions with joint cabinet meeting

Olympics: Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:24 PM

The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles, with a landmark double hosting deal set to be approved

Olympics: Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

7 attacks foiled in France in 2017 – minister

Jul 06, 2017 - 6:08 PM

'Since the start of the year we've stopped 7 plots which could have caused many deaths,' Interior Minister Gerard Collomb says

7 attacks foiled in France in 2017 – minister

Macron plans to slash France's MPs by a third

Jul 03, 2017 - 7:10 PM

(UPDATED) In his first address to members of the National Assembly and Senate since his election in May, Macron delivers a US-style state of the nation speech in the Versailles palace

Macron plans to slash France's MPs by a third

Italy urges EU ports to take migrants as pressure builds

Jul 02, 2017 - 10:30 PM

(UPDATED) Rome wants a regional maritime command center to oversee all rescue operations from Greece to Libya to Spain

Italy urges EU ports to take migrants as pressure builds

Tanker, freighter collide off Britain

Jul 01, 2017 - 7:52 PM

(UPDATED) No injuries or spills have been reported in the collision at the Strait of Dover, authorities say

Tanker, freighter collide off Britain

Trump accepts Macron invite to July 14 parade – France

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:54 PM

Trump will attend the traditional military parade on the Champs-Elysees avenue, where US soldiers will march alongside French troops to commemorate the centenary of America joining World War I, Macron's office says

Trump accepts Macron invite to July 14 parade – France

Tourist bus hits Paris bridge, at least 4 injured – fire service

Jun 23, 2017 - 8:29 PM

(UPDATED) The double-decker bus crashes into the Alexandre III bridge, becoming stuck under it

Tourist bus hits Paris bridge, at least 4 injured – fire service

Marine Le Pen to meet judges over party funding claims

Jun 22, 2017 - 9:53 PM

'The meeting has already been arranged,' says Le Pen, who had refused to answer any questions over the accusations while she was running in this year's presidential election

Marine Le Pen to meet judges over party funding claims

Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

Jun 22, 2017 - 1:21 PM

Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, is killed in eastern France in what the family says is a domestic incident

Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger

Macron reshuffles cabinet after key allies resign

Jun 22, 2017 - 8:21 AM

The changes come just hours after MoDem leader Francois Bayrou, who lent crucial support to Macron during the presidential campaign, said he is stepping down to fight allegations that his small party misused European Parliament funds

Macron reshuffles cabinet after key allies resign

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 20, 2017

Jun 20, 2017 - 12:25 PM

Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Tuesday.

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, June 20, 2017

Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

Jun 19, 2017 - 10:36 PM

(UPDATED) The attack was carried out by a man who had been on France's security watchlist since 2015 over ties to 'the radical Islamist movement,' sources say

Car plows into police van in Paris Champs-Elysees 'attack'

France's Macron wins strong majority for reform

Jun 19, 2017 - 7:57 AM

(3rd UPDATE) The new body will be nearly 6 years younger on average, have a record 223 women lawmakers, and will be strikingly less politically experienced

France's Macron wins strong majority for reform

Macron eyes next stage in revolution in parliament vote

Jun 18, 2017 - 8:19 PM

The main concern for observers and critics is the likely absence of any political counterweight to Macron

Macron eyes next stage in revolution in parliament vote

France pledges $34 million for foreign climate experts

Jun 17, 2017 - 8:41 PM

French officials 'have decided to set up a priority research program for the fight against climate change,' says the environment ministry

France pledges $34 million for foreign climate experts

WATCH: Kobe Paras in Manila for FIBA 3x3 practice with Ravena, Teng

Jun 14, 2017 - 6:40 PM

Kobe Paras joins Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng for final training before heading to France

WATCH: Kobe Paras in Manila for FIBA 3x3 practice with Ravena, Teng

Macron says 'door always open' for UK to stay in EU

Jun 14, 2017 - 8:33 AM

The meeting in Paris followed the leaders' remarkably different political fortunes in the past week

Macron says 'door always open' for UK to stay in EU

France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

Jun 12, 2017 - 7:52 AM

(UPDATED) But the vote was marked by record low turnout of 49%, possibly reflecting fatalism among Macron's opponents in the face of his seemingly unstoppable advance, experts said

France's Macron heads for crushing parliamentary majority

WATCH: Former King Eagle, King Archer team up for FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Jun 11, 2017 - 5:44 PM

The Philippines might lack height and experience but the team will let speed, shooting and 'puso' stand out

WATCH: Former King Eagle, King Archer team up for FIBA 3x3 World Cup

Macron looks to cement mandate as French elect new parliament

Jun 11, 2017 - 11:23 AM

(3rd UPDATE) To achieve ambitious labor, economic, and social reforms, French President Emmanuel Macron needs a clear majority in parliament

Macron looks to cement mandate as French elect new parliament

Macron's party in driver's seat before French parliament election

Jun 09, 2017 - 7:46 PM

With Macron's party siphoning off support from the traditional political forces of left and right, the elections could radically re-draw France's political map

Macron's party in driver's seat before French parliament election

France's Macron unveils 'Make our planet great again' website

Jun 09, 2017 - 8:13 AM

'This is the only way we can spread the word: Something is happening. Our planet is about to be great again,' the website says

France's Macron unveils 'Make our planet great again' website

French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame in Paris

Jun 06, 2017 - 11:26 PM

(UPDATED) The suspect claims to be a 'soldier of the caliphate' of the Islamic State group, according to a source close to the investigation

French police shoot attacker outside Notre Dame in Paris

Outrage and solidarity over 'cowardly' London attacks

Jun 04, 2017 - 10:31 AM

(UPDATED) British and world leaders condemn the attacks in Central London, reacting with both outrage and solidarity

Outrage and solidarity over 'cowardly' London attacks

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

Jun 03, 2017 - 10:25 PM

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes the commitment after President Donald Trump said the US will withdraw from the Paris Agreement

Modi tells Macron India will 'go beyond' Paris climate accord

France 'corrects' White House video on climate pact facts

Jun 03, 2017 - 7:48 AM

The foreign ministry's own video uses the same format – background, font, images and music – as the White House version but adds facts to debunk the White House claims

France 'corrects' White House video on climate pact facts

U.S. climate decision 'shameful' – ex-head of COP21 accord

Jun 02, 2017 - 3:41 PM

France's Laurent Fabius says US President Donald Trump will never 'destroy the Paris accord' which 'was the best compromise possible'

U.S. climate decision 'shameful' – ex-head of COP21 accord

Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

Jun 02, 2017 - 10:55 AM

Macron: 'To all scientists, engineers, entrepreneurs, responsible citizens who were disappointed by the decision of the president the United States, I want to say that they will find in France a second homeland'

Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

Jun 02, 2017 - 9:31 AM

(UPDATED) With France's Emmanuel Macron taking the lead, they lash Trump's decision as misguided and vow to defend an accord they portrayed as crucial for the planet's future

World leaders vow to defend climate pact after Trump pullout

French prosecutors open probe into Macron ally

Jun 01, 2017 - 3:50 PM

Macron has defended Richard Ferrand, a close ally of the president, over allegations he favored his wife in a lucrative deal with a public health insurance fund when he headed the company

French prosecutors open probe into Macron ally

Posthumous wedding for gay French cop killed by jihadist

Jun 01, 2017 - 8:12 AM

The partner of a gay policeman gunned down by a jihadist on Paris's Champs-Elysees avenue in April has married him posthumously

Posthumous wedding for gay French cop killed by jihadist

Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

May 31, 2017 - 7:19 AM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov insists there are 'no facts' in reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya

Russia's Lavrov says 'no facts' on Chechnya gay persecution

House Makabayan bloc calls for joint session to revoke martial law

May 30, 2017 - 4:35 PM

The Makabayan lawmakers argue the President's report to Congress on martial law in Mindanao reveals 'exaggeration or falsity of the alleged events'

House Makabayan bloc calls for joint session to revoke martial law

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

May 29, 2017 - 8:57 PM

(UPDATED) France's President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin seek to improve their countries' strained ties

Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

G7 in historic split as Trump goes his own way

May 28, 2017 - 12:43 AM

In a telling sign of the divisions now plaguing the G7, this year's statement comes in at a meager 6 pages – down from 32 pages last year

G7 in historic split as Trump goes his own way

Macron, Trudeau 'bromance' fires up internet

May 27, 2017 - 9:24 AM

The reaction to the telegenic pair's encounter in the picturesque, hillside town of Taormina provides some light relief from a summit otherwise devoted to thorny issues such as climate change and the threat of extremism

Macron, Trudeau 'bromance' fires up internet

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

May 20, 2017 - 7:42 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

The week in photos: May 13-19, 2017

Macron faces early tensions with French media

May 19, 2017 - 11:28 PM

Macron says he intends to keep his distance from the press in an effort to restore the authority of the presidential office which he felt was damaged under his gossip-loving predecessor Francois Hollande

Macron faces early tensions with French media

Macron in Mali's restive north for morale-boosting visit

May 19, 2017 - 11:40 AM

President Emmanuel Macron will address French soldiers stationed in the city of Gao in Mali's deeply troubled north

Macron in Mali's restive north for morale-boosting visit

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

May 17, 2017 - 10:24 PM

Meanwhile, Bruno Le Maire is named economy minister and is one of 3 members of the conservative Republicans party in the government along with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, who was appointed Monday

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

Macron to unveil first French government

May 17, 2017 - 5:14 PM

The delay in announcing the names on Tuesday is officially due to the need to carry out more extensive screening of candidates, but could also reflect the difficulties in carrying out the delicate balancing act

Macron to unveil first French government

Merkel, Macron: new power couple to shake up EU

May 17, 2017 - 2:10 PM

Analysts say Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron are leading the charge against anti-European populists

Merkel, Macron: new power couple to shake up EU

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

May 16, 2017 - 11:32 PM

France slaps a penalty of 150,000 euros ($160,000) on Facebook Inc and Facebook Ireland, for 'several breaches of the French Data Protection Act'

France fines Facebook for data protection breaches

Women empowerment not about competing with men – Robredo

May 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM

'Sometimes, it is about collaboration rather than leading. Sometimes, it is about following and encouraging others to follow as well,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

Women empowerment not about competing with men – Robredo

'I am a nun but I am pro-RH law' – Sr Mary John Mananzan

May 16, 2017 - 4:45 PM

At a forum that seeks to unite women, Sr Mary John Mananzan hits critics of the reproductive health law – including bishops

'I am a nun but I am pro-RH law' – Sr Mary John Mananzan