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French president Macron reshuffles government

Oct 16, 2018 - 6:01 PM

Macron hopes the reshaped government will signal a fresh start after struggling with record-low polling figures

MACRON IN LAGOS. French President Emmanuel Macron gestures as he delivers a speech to entrepreneurs at a convention centre in Lagos on July 4, 2018. Photo by Ludovic Marin/AFP

New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades

Nov 18, 2017 - 1:57 PM

(UPDATED) Christophe Castaner, the new party chief, strikes a humble tone as he accepted a 3-year term to head the Republic on the Move (LREM) party

LEADER. Macron eyes his spokesman as their new party leader. AFP photo

France's Macron to name PM on first full day in office

May 15, 2017 - 10:22 AM

UPDATED His choice of prime minister will be crucial for the first task with the 46 year old center right Edouard Philippe from the Republicans party seen as the favorite for the job

FIRST DAY. French president-elect Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech in front of the Pyramid at the Louvre Museum in Paris on May 7, 2017, following the announcement of the results of the second round of the French presidential election. Photo by Eric Feferberg/AFP