S Jaishankar

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Day 2, UNGA: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar Meets 3 Presidents, 4 Counterparts & Others

India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar interacted with three presidents, four counterparts among others on Day two of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting on September 21. He met French president Emmanuel Macron, Ghana president Nana Akufo-Addo and Comoros president Azali Assoumani. Furthermore, Jaishankar also invited the Ghana president to the UN office on New York, to discuss the bilateral relations between India and… read-more

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:58 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: UNGA, Jaishankar, Emmanuel Macron, Antonio Guterres, Ghana

Courtesy: ANI

PM Modi-Emmanuel Macron

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PM Modi Congratulates Emmanuel Macron On Re-Election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron, who has been re-elected on April 25. He tweeted, "Congratulations to my friend @EmmanuelMacron on being re-elected as the President of France! I look forward to continuing working together to deepen the India-France strategic partner". Notably, France's President won the presidential elections with 58.55%. With this Emmanuel Macron will be the next President for the… read-more

Mon, 25 Apr 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Emmanuel Macron, PM Narendra Modi, France Elections, Congratulatory, India

Courtesy: ANI

Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen

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France Votes To Elect Next President

French voters across the country are heading to the polls to choose their next President. This has been an intense election season, with a face-off between two leading candidates, French president Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen. While Macron has been polling ahead of Le Pen so far, he has come under heavy criticism in recent years over his controversial vaccine mandate and gas price hikes.

Sun, 24 Apr 2022 - 06:36 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: France, Emmanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen, French president, French election

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Marine Le Pen

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Marine Le Pen's Pledge To Ban Religious Slaughter Triggers Muslims, Jews: France

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has vowed to end the suffering of animals by regulating religious slaughter if she is voted to power. However, her stand has triggered the Muslim and Jewish communities in France. She believes that animals should at least be stunned first. But since many religious people consume meat of animals that are not stunned, her pledge to end the practice has ignited a massive controversy.

Sat, 16 Apr 2022 - 04:06 PM / by Varun Das

Tags: French presidential election, France, Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, French president

Courtesy: The Economic Times

French President Emmanuel Macron

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French President Emmanuel Macron Launches Re-Election Bid

French President Emmanuel Macron said that he would run for a second term in the forthcoming presidential elections which will take place in April. Macron described the government's reforms and challenges faced by the country. "All of this has allowed us to be credible and to convince our main neighbors to start building a powerful Europe," Macron said. However, he said, he'll try to make France a great ecological nation. 

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 05:01 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: France, Emmanuel Macron, President, Europe, Elections

Courtesy: ANI

French President Emmanuel Macron.

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French President Says Australian PM Lies Over Submarine Deal

French President Emmanuel Macron, during the G20 summit, said that Australian PM Scott Morrison lied to him over the cancellation of a submarine contract. Reportedly, Australia had to scrap the multi-million dollar project over security issues with the United States in September. However, Morrison denied these accusations, and said in a press conference, that he had explained to Macron that conventional submarines would no longer meet… read-more

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 09:45 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

Tags: Emmanuel Macron, Scott Morrison, France, Australia, G20 Summit

Courtesy: Reuters

France President Emmanuel Macron

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France Will Hold Humanitarian Operations And Evacuate People From Afghanistan: Macron

France President Emmanuel Macron said that the country was holding "preliminary discussions" with the Taliban over the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. France is also working on the evacuation process with Qatar to airlift people stuck at the Kabul airport, the President confirmed. President Macron said, "Whatever the Americans decide, we will maintain our presence to fight against terrorism in Iraq,” he said."

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 06:38 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Emmanuel Macron, Taliban, Humanitarian Help, US Afghanistan Deal

Courtesy: Euro News

Flags of Middle East Nations

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Baghdad Summit: Iraq Hosts Regional Meeting

To negate tensions between the middle eastern countries and the Gulf nations, Iraq on August 28 hosted a regional conference taking up the role of new mediator. Rival nations Iran and Saudi Arabia were also present including Yemen and Lebanon. Saudi Arabia sent its foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhad. France President Emmanuel Macron was also present as France co-organizes the meet to discuss the regional water crisis.

Sun, 29 Aug 2021 - 01:24 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Iraq, Emmanuel Macron, Baghdad meet, Egypt, Iran

Courtesy: Al Jazeera

French President Emmanuel Macron Slapped While Greeting Citizens

French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a man on June 8 when the leader was down to meet the public in Southeastern town of Tain-l' Hermitage. The detained man had reportedly shouted a war cry translating "Down with Macron" while attacking the President. "I'm always going to meet people," said Macron. Extending their support to the French President, several politicians condemned the attack.

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 12:50 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: France, Emmanuel Macron, Slap, Tain-l' Hermitage

Courtesy: The Hindu

French President Emmanuel Macron

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France Threatens Of Troops Withdrawal From Mali's Sahel Region

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron has warned Mali of withdrawing its 5,100 troopers from the Sahel region, if the Islamist radicalization increases due to political instability. France has been providing military support to the leaders of its former colonies in Africa for decades. Notably, President Macron recently said that he has told the leaders that France will not support countries without democratic legitimacy and transition.

Sun, 30 May 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Emmanuel Macron, France, Mali, Islamist radicalization

Courtesy: BBC News