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‘Yellow Vests’ stage more protests against Macron’s policy, but participant number drops

Thousands of people wearing yellow vests took to the streets across France on Saturday to protest against rising fuel prices and high costs of living.

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Egypt REVOLUTION feared as police BAN yellow vests to stop imitation of French riot chaos

EGYPTIAN authorities have stopped the sale of yellow reflective vests amid fears of a revolution, as protesters start to copy the “Gilets Jaunes” activists who are wreaking havoc across France.

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France asks Trump to stop meddling in its domestic affairs

U.S. President Donald Trump should not meddle in French affairs, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday after Trump criticised France in two tweets following riots in Paris.

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French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire calls ongoing rioting a ‘catastrophe’ for economy

Shops shuttered in the run-up to Christmas, chaos on the roads: France’s “yellow vest” protests are dealing a blow to the economy which Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said is no less than a “catastrophe.”

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France ‘yellow vest’ protests: timeline of unrest

Here is a timeline of the “yellow vest” movement in France, from the first online rumblings against a fuel tax hike to nationwide protests that led to the worst Paris riots in decades.

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France, UK Request UNSC Meeting Over Iran’s Missiles Tests – Source

The missions of France and the United Kingdom to the United Nations have requested closed UN Security Council consultations to be held on Tuesday to discuss Iran’s nuclear tests, a diplomatic source told Sputnik.

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Germany, France ‘in fresh push for EU financial transaction tax’

Germany and France will on Monday seek to revive the long-delayed EU financial transaction tax by proposing that member states be allowed to use the revenues to reduce their EU budget contributions, a German newspaper reported.

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SocGen To Pay $1.3 Billion To Settle US Sanctions Violations Against Iran, Sudan And Cuba

Five months after French bank Societe Generale agreed to pay $1.3 billion to resolve criminal and civil charges in the United States and France for bribing Gaddafi-era Libyan officials and manipulating the Libor interest rate benchmark, on Monday the third-largest French bank did it again when it settled its longstanding sanctions violations case with U.S. authorities, entering a deferred prosecution agreement with federal prosecutors and agreeing to pay another $1.3 billion to New York and Washington regulators.

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Macron, Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

The leaders of France and Germany meet in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President Donald Trump.

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Trump slams French calls for European army, snubs Paris Peace Forum

The US President Donald Trump has arrived in France to mark the centennial of the end of World War I, kicking off his visit with an attack on his host President Emmanuel Macron, over his call to boost Europe’s military.

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World Leaders Gather In France To Commemorate End Of WWI

A weeklong series of commemorations begins on November 4 in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, with some 80 world leaders expected to attend.

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UK and France fail to agree scallop fishing deal

The UK and France have failed to agree a deal to end a dispute over scallop fishing in the English Channel.

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Weber and Salvini shake up European race

As we entered the holiday period, the front-runners in the race for the European Commission presidency were France’s Michel Barnier and Finland’s Alexander Stubb — both high-profile members of the powerful European People’s Party (EPP).

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France battles to topple Britain as Europe’s top tech nation

Amid concerns that Brexit may hobble the United Kingdom’s digital ambitions, France is gambling that it can knock Britain off its perch as Europe’s largest — and most prominent — tech nation.

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Celebrity chef, author, TV food show host Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

Reaction to the death of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, whose body was discovered in France on Friday. He died of an apparent suicide.

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