Another Western army is leaving a fragile, landlocked region. But whereas the United States has pulled its troops out of one country, Afghanistan, France is walking away from five, argues Faisal Al Yafai
The French government spokesman announced this morning (July 22) that "investigations have been launched" after the revelations of "Project Pegasus" which claim that one of Emmanuel Macron's phone numbers was spied on by Morocco.
President Emmanuel Macron will seek to reassure Sahel leaders of his commitment to Africa's anti-terror fight on Friday (9 July), at their first talks since he announced a reduction of French troops in West Africa.
After France failed to complete clinical trials and launch its own COVID-19 vaccine, President Emmanuel Macron now wants to turn things around and invest €7 billion in the medical sector. EURACTIV France reports.
While a steady decrease in greenhouse gas emissions can be observed in France over the past years, the pace of carbon cutting will need to accelerate in order to reach the country's 2030 climate goals, according to France’s High Council for Climate Change (HCC). EURACTIV France reports.
European Union leaders failed to agree on a proposal by France and Germany to hold a summit soon with Russian President Vladimir Putin after Poland and Baltic countries said it would send the wrong message as East-West ties deteriorate. After...
French President Emmanuel Macron announced the objective of having “10 companies worth €100 billion by 2030” on Tuesday (15 June) after he received the "Scale-Up Europe" collective on Tuesday (15 June), which presented him with its recommendations to encourage the emergence of digital giants in Europe.
Mali's interim president and prime minister resigned on Wednesday (26 May), a top junta aide said, two days after they were detained and stripped of their powers in what appeared to amount to the country's second coup in nine months.
The UN Security Council was due to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday (18 May) amid a flurry of urgent diplomacy aimed at stemming hostilities between Israel and armed Palestinian groups that have left over 200 dead.
French President Emmanuel Macron and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern are set to co-host a summit on Friday (14 May) to review progress made on combatting terrorist content online two years on from the livestreaming of the deadly Christchurch mosque attack. EURACTIV France reports.
French President Emmanuel Macron's party, affiliated to Renew Europe, has formed an alliance with Les Républicains (EPP-affiliated) for regional elections in June in the southern Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, the prime minister was cited as saying on Sunday (2 May).
Vladimir Putin dismissed as "absurd" Prague's accusations against Moscow after Czech authorities accused the Russian secret services of being behind a deadly arms depot blast in 2014. But the investigative website Bellingcat connected the dots back to Russia.
Chad began funeral ceremonies on Friday (23 April) for veteran ruler Idriss Deby Itno, a key figure in the fight against the Sahel's jihadist insurgency, as France and regional allies voiced backing for his son and successor, Mahamat Idriss Deby.
Since 19 April, PCR test results in France have been authenticated using a QR code and officially certified within the "Tous AntiCovid" application, which should also integrate vaccination certificates from 29 April.
President Joe Biden on Thursday (22 April) doubled US ambitions on slashing greenhouse gas emissions, leading Japan and Canada at a summit in making new commitments that bring the world closer to limiting the worst climate change.
German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has called for closer bilateral cooperation with France in light of the tense security situation in Europe marked by the Russian "threat", the rise of China and spreading "Islamist terrorism" in the Sahel region. EURACTIV France reports.
Chad's President Idriss Deby Itno has died reportedly in combat just a day after securing re-election, opening a period of uncertainty in a country that is a key strategic ally of the West in a troubled region.
With France's regional and presidential elections already looming on the horizon, Marine Le Pen's right-wing Rassemblement national (RN) seems to want to rework its roadmap. On the agenda: more ecology, but no more return to the franc.