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French politicians call for dialogues between TotalEnergies and strikers

Paris, France | Xinhua | Several French politicians, including President Emmanuel Macron, called on Friday for dialogues and responsibility between TotalEnergies strikers and the company as strikes led to fuel-related panics. Several Total service stations have been closed in the country, provoking fear among the French of fuel shortage. The strikers’ …

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France’s political class being reshaped by fractured vote

Paris, France | Xinhua | The 2022 French legislative elections are redefining France’s political class, enabling candidates of different political parties to become deputies in the National Assembly. The French legislative elections were held on June 12 and 19, when voters elected, out of 6,293 candidates, the National Assembly’s 577 members …

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Macron proposes “European political community”

Brussels, Belgium | Xinhua | French President Emmanuel Macron believes that a “European political community” should be built that would be broader than the European Union (EU) and would include non-EU nations. He outlined his vision in a speech to the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Monday. “How should we organize …

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Putin urges West to stop arming Ukraine in conversation with Macron

Moscow, Russia | Xinhua | Russian President Vladimir Putin urged Western countries to stop supplying Ukraine with weapons during a telephone conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday. Putin told Macron about Russia’s efforts in the evacuation of civilians from Mariupol, the Kremlin said in a statement. The Russian president …

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Macron’s re-election gives EU dose of consistency in turbulent times

Paris, France | Xinhua | Emmanuel Macron’s election Sunday to a second five-year term as French president gives Europe a dose of consistency during its most tumultuous period in decades, analysts have said. With European countries facing the widespread repercussions of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, and battling to recover …

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AU congratulates Macron on re-election as French President

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Xinhua | The African Union on Monday sent a congratulatory message to Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as French President. “I extend my warm congratulations to President Emmanuel Macron on his re-election,” AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat tweeted. “I’m happy to continue our commitment with him …

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Macron wins French presidential runoff

Paris, France | Xinhua | French incumbent President Emmanuel Macron won the 2022 presidential runoff with 58.6 percent of the votes, according to the preliminary exit poll released Sunday evening by French television BFMTV. Macron’s rival, far-right wing candidate Marine Le Pen, gained 41.4 percent of the votes, according to the …

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France’s Macron announces bid for presidential re-election

Paris, France | Xinhua | French President Emmanuel Macron officially announced on Thursday that he would run for a second term in office in the upcoming presidential elections scheduled for April. In a letter addressed to the French people, Macron described the different reforms of the government and the challenges faced …

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