Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

Trump warns Iran against restarting nuclear program

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear program, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron struggled to find common ground on saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Meeting…

G7 to set up group to study Russian ‘malign behavior’: UK

G7 to set up group to study Russian ‘malign behavior’: UK

TORONTO (Reuters) – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations will create a working group to study Russia’s “malign behavior” because of concerns about Moscow’s actions, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday. Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs…

U.N., EU, Russia back Iran nuclear deal as Trump meets Macron

U.N., EU, Russia back Iran nuclear deal as Trump meets Macron

GENEVA/MOSCOW (Reuters) – U.S. allies and rivals spoke out in support of the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, bolstering French President Emmanuel Macron’s pitch to U.S. President Donald Trump that there was no “Plan B” for keeping a lid on Tehran’s atomic…

France’s lower house approves bill to tighten asylum rules

France’s lower house approves bill to tighten asylum rules

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s lower house approved by a large majority on Sunday a bill that would tighten asylum rules after tense debates that created the first cracks within President Emmanuel Macron’s party. One member of Macron’s party, Jean-Michel Clement, voted against…

France’s Mont Saint-Michel to reopen after security alert

France’s Mont Saint-Michel to reopen after security alert

PARIS (Reuters) – French authorities said they would reopen Mont Saint-Michel on Sunday after calling off an alert caused by a man threatening the police. The local government earlier evacuated the major tourist attraction after local bar owner heard the man uttering…

Trump, France’s Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

Trump, France’s Macron to discuss Iran nuclear deal next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron will discuss the Iran nuclear agreement at the White House on Tuesday, although discussions with European countries on addressing U.S. concerns about the 2015 deal were “not quite done yet,”…

French police evacuate occupied Paris university site

French police evacuate occupied Paris university site

PARIS (Reuters) – French police swooped before dawn on Friday to clear out around 100 people who had occupied a Paris university premises in protest against student admissions rules. It was one of a dozen blockaded campus sites in the country and…

France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site

France accuses Russia of trying to cover up Syria poison gas attack saying ‘essential evidence’ is vanishing as investigators are blocked from site

At least 70 people were killed, many of whom were little children, after aircraft's dropped barrel bombs full of toxic chemicals in Douma on April 7. Inspectors for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Damascus on Saturday to investigate the…

France decides to strip evil Syrian tyrant Bashar Assad of its highest award, the Legion of Honor medal

France decides to strip evil Syrian tyrant Bashar Assad of its highest award, the Legion of Honor medal

Assad received the award from then French president Jacques Chirac, during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in 2001, shortly after taking power. Around 3,000 people receive the distinction each year, in recognition for their "services rendered to France" or for defending…

EU a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans

EU a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron urged Europeans on Tuesday to halt a retreat into national antagonisms and rebuild the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world. Addressing the European Parliament, he won applause…

EU is a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans

EU is a haven from world’s dangers, Macron tells Europeans

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron issued a call to Europeans on Tuesday not to retreat into nationalism but to build the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world. Addressing the European Parliament in…

‘The real France is back’, EU’s Juncker says after Macron speech

‘The real France is back’, EU’s Juncker says after Macron speech

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday praised French President Emmanuel Macron’s commitment to the European Union. French President Emmanuel Macron (R) shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) next to European Union foreign policy chief Federica…

Macron to Europeans: EU is haven from world’s dangers

Macron to Europeans: EU is haven from world’s dangers

STRASBOURG (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron issued a call to Europeans on Tuesday not to retreat into nationalism but to build the European Union as a bulwark for liberal democracy against a disorderly and dangerous world. French President Emmanuel Macron delivers…