Emmanuel Macron

Thousands of 'yellow vests' hit French streets in fifth Saturday of protests

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, despite calls to hold off after a shooting in Strasbourg earlier this week. Click through for the story in photos...

Pavlopoulos extends condolences over Strasbourg shooting

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos has extended his condolences to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron over the death of innocent civilians in late Tuesday's shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.

The message was passed through the secretary general of the Greek presidency, ambassador Georgios Gennimatas.

President Iohannis extends condolences to French counterpart following Strasbourg attack

Romania's President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday extended condolences to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron after a tragic armed attack that occurred in Strasbourg on Tuesday, underlining that Romania is with France in the fight against those who attack the lives of innocent people.

Europe's challenge

The European Union is confronted with a major crisis. The European project that consolidated peace and affluence in Western Europe in the decades following the Second World War is now coming under increasing pressure, while its significance is being seriously questioned with the rise of populist movements.

All Eyes on Macron after Fresh 'Yellow Vest' Protests Hit Paris

A huge clean-up operation was under way in Paris on Sunday after French "yellow vest" demonstrators clashed with riot police in the latest round of protests against President Emmanuel Macron, but a heavy security deployment averted a repeat of last week's destruction, reports AFP.