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France calls for sanctions as Italy defiant on stranded migrant ship

EU states that refuse to accept migrants should face financial penalties, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday, prompting a furious response from Rome on the eve of an emergency mini-summit in Brussels about the escalating crisis dividing Europe.

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Berlin talks bid to revive stalled Ukraine peace process

Ukraine and Russia’s foreign ministers meet their German and French counterparts on Monday in a renewed bid to resolve the smouldering civil war as Moscow seeks to shed Western sanctions.

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Thousands protest "pro-business" politics of French president Emmanuel Macron

Thousands of protesters marched under tight security in eastern Paris on Saturday after French labor unions, left-wing political parties and civil rights groups called for “floods of people” to oppose the pro-business policies of President Emmanuel Macron. Marches and rallies were also held in dozens of other French cities as part of the joint action against Macron’s economic policies that organizers consider “brutal” and imbalanced.

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French president Emmanuel Macron says he called Trump about Iran nuclear deal withdrawal

French President Emmanuel Macron has called his friend and ally U.S. President Trump to say he’s very worried about tensions in the Middle East, after Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear accord. Macron’s office said the two leaders spoke Saturday and the French leader expressed his “great concern about stability” in the region.

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French troops enter Syria from Iraq to USA base to help Kurdistan YPG

The French servicemen relocated on Thursday, according to the agency citing Syrian sources.

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Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

The White House says President Donald Trump still wants U.S.

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In his Tehran visit, Le Drian faced Iranian criticisms of the EU over the nuclear deal

Although the French foreign minister was expected to put pressure on Iran on missile and regional issues during his visit to Iran, his meetings in Tehran actually turned into venues for the Iranian officials to criticize European policies toward the Islamic Republic.

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War of words between Tehran and Paris ahead of French FM’s scheduled visit to Iran

As the French foreign minister is due to visit Iran for high-level talks with Iranian officials, Paris has intensified its pressures on Tehran to give a compromise on missile and regional issues. Iranian and French presidents have reportedly discussed the same issue in a phone call on Sunday.

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Model Victim-Shamed After Dark Web Kidnapping

It is not exactly hard to pinpoint why it is so difficult to believe Chloe Ayling, a 20-year-old British glamor model who claims she was kidnapped last August by a crazed Polish man who, she says, drugged her, stuffed her into a roller suitcase and kept her captive near the French-Italian border for a week. It is just hard to say why she is not believable out loud.

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Macron to visit Corsica as demands for greater autonomy gain weight

Macron is to make his first visit Corsica on Tuesday as French president amid demands for greater autonomy for the Mediterranean island by nationalists who are in an unprecedented position of political strength.

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France Set to Become a European Offshore Wind Powerhouse by 2022

Europe’s wind-power industry expects new French offshore turbine installations to overtake the U.K. and Germany by 2022, boosting President Emmanuel Macron’s pledge to increase renewable energy.

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French Prison Unions Suspend Talks With Government Over Disagreements

Representatives of major French prison unions broke off the negotiations with the government over the lack of consensus on the penitentiary system’s reforms, the Ufap-Unsa Justice union said in a communique on Tuesday.

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Macron faces national debate over anniversary of May 1968 protests

The black and white images of students lobbing cobblestones over barricades in the Latin Quarter of Paris in May 1968 are still clung to as defining a significant moment in modern French history.

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Swiss Citizen Allegedly Involved in Russian Lawmaker Kerimov’s Case Arrested

The French authorities have arrested Swiss citizen Alexander Studhalter on suspicion of being involved in the case of Russian upper house lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov, local media reported Sunday.

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