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Kamala Harris, Emmanuel Macron Push For Global Effort Against Inequality

Nov 12, 2021 Deutsche Welle

US Vice President Kamala Harris and French President Emmanuel Macron called for greater efforts to combat global inequality and the dangers faced by children online.

French President Vs. Australian PM: Emmanuel Macron Attacks Australia's Credibility In Heated Row

Nov 02, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

French President Emmanuel Macron said that the Nuclear Submarine Deal Between Australia and UK-US which undercut France was 'bad news for the credibility of Australia.' Australian PM Scott Morrison termed it 'Sledging'


I Don't Think But Know: French President Emmanuel Macron On Australian PM's 'Lie' About Submarine Deal

Answering questions from the reporters at the G-20 summit, French President Emmanuel Macron accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of lying to him while he was secretly negotiating a submarine deal with UK and US.

France-Australia Submarine Row: Leaders Hold First Talks

Oct 29, 2021 Deutsche Welle

French President Macron has told his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison it is up to Canberra to repair the broken relationship between the two countries.


Joe Biden To Meet Pope Francis To Talk Covid-19, Climate, Poverty

The first stop of his Europe trip for the devout Catholic US president is an audience with the pope, before pressing the case for democratic values and US leadership on climate change at the G20 and COP26 meetings.

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25 October, 2021

Donald Trump-Like TV Pundit Rocks Presidential Campaign In France

Associated Press (AP)

Eric Zemmour, a rabble-rousing television pundit and author with repeated convictions for hate speech who is finding fervent audiences for his anti-Islam, anti-immigration invective in the early stages of France's presidential race.


21 October, 2021

Thousands Of French Homes Left In Dark, Trains Disrupted As Storm Sweeps Across Europe

Associated Press (AP)

The powerful winds swept across swaths of northern France, the Netherlands and Belgium causing damage and electricity disruptions.


16 October, 2021

China Kick Starts Its Six Month Space Mission With Shenzhou-13 Spacecraft

Associated Press (AP)

China's military-run space programme plans to send multiple crews to the station over the next two years to make it fully functional.


09 October, 2021

Iran's First President After 1979 Islamic Revolution Abolhassan Banisadr Dies

Associated Press (AP)

Abolhassan Banisadr had fled Iran after being impeached for challenging the growing power of clerics as the nation became a theocracy.


06 October, 2021

Pope Expresses 'Shame' For Child Sexual Abuse Within Clergy In France

Associated Press (AP)

The pope spoke during his regular audience at the Vatican about a report released Tuesday that estimated some 330,000 French children were abused by clergy and other church authority figures dating back to 1950.


06 October, 2021

French Senators Reach Taiwan Amid Heightened Tensions With China

Associated Press (AP)

China's ambassador to France Lu Shaye sent a warning letter in February calling on Richard to cancel the Taiwan visit, according to local media reports.


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30 September, 2021

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy Convicted In Campaign Financing Case

Associated Press (AP)

Nicolas Sarkozy is accused of having spent almost twice the maximum legal amount of 22.5 million euros ($27.5 million) on the reelection bid that he lost to Socialist Francois Hollande.


18 September, 2021

France's Notre Dame Cathedral Secured At Last, Rebuilding Awaits

Associated Press (AP)

Carpenters, scaffolding experts, professional climbers, organ mechanics and others took part in the effort, which included special temporary structures to secure the iconic towers, vaults and walls of the huge roofless structure, and a special 'umbrella' to protect it from the weather.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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