Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain, France to strike new border deal on migrants

Britain will agree to take in more young refugees while providing "significant" funds for northern France's economic development under a new border agreement to be struck between Emmanuel Macron and Theresa May on Thursday, French sources told AFP. ...
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Macron urges European unity to face rising China

Macron urges European unity to face rising China

French President Emmanuel Macron pleaded on Wednesday for European unity in the face of China's growing economic power as he wrapped up a visit to Beijing with several business deals. ...
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France marks three years since Charlie Hebdo attack

French President Emmanuel Macron laid a wreath in front of the former offices of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo on Sunday to mark three years since the massacre of its staff in an Islamist attack ...
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Erdogan seeks reset with Europe on Paris visit

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travels to Paris on Friday for talks with France's Emmanuel Macron aimed at improving relations with Europe, after a war of words in 2017. ...
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Corsica nationalists gear up for tussle with Macron

Corsica nationalists gear up for tussle with Macron

Corsican nationalists seeking greater freedoms for the French island were sworn in as its leaders on Tuesday, setting the stage for a potential standoff with Paris, which has given short shrift to their demands. ...
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The Economist highlights key global themes to watch for this year

The Economist highlights key global themes to watch for this year

The World in 2018, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that this year will be a nerve-jangling year as people across the world attempt to escape the tensions of politics... ...
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Macron under fire over plan to tighten joblessness monitoring

Macron under fire over plan to tighten joblessness monitoring

French President Emmanuel Macron came under fire Wednesday over his policy on jobless benefits after a press leak pointed to plans to tighten monitoring of people on the dole. ...
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Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

Merkel and Macron call for ‘peaceful settlement’ in eastern Ukraine

The leaders of Germany and France called on Saturday for all sides in the Ukraine conflict to "face their responsibilities" after a rise in ceasefire violations in the east of the country. ...
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Nigeria seeks global support on climate change

Nigeria seeks global support on climate change

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Paris appealed to the international community to support Nigeria’s commitment to reducing the effects of climate change. ...
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New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

New protests flare over Trump’s Jerusalem declaration

New protests flared in the Middle East and elsewhere Sunday over US President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital... ...
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