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France’s Macron Faces Two No Confidence Votes Amid Scandal

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government is facing two votes of no confidence brought by opposition parties in response to a political uproar triggered by a former presidential security aide seen in a video beating a protester.

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Macron Aide Wore Police Helmet, Struck Protester to be Fired

PARIS (AFP) – The office of French President Emmanuel Macron told AFP on Friday that it has begun dismissal proceedings against a top security aide who violently struck a protester during a demonstration in Paris in May. A video published this week

Vladimir Putin umbrella (Shaun Botterill / Getty)

Vladimir Putin Hogs Umbrella at World Cup, Leaves Emmanuel Macron in the Rain

Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived onstage at the awards ceremony for the FIFA World Cup with the sole umbrella in the middle of a torrential downpour — leaving French president Emmanuel Macron and Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović standing in the rain for several minutes until more umbrellas could be found.

French president Emmanuel Macron, left, meets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during last week's G7 summit in Canada

Italy, France Leaders Meet Despite War of Words Over Open Borders

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron and new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte meet Friday amid tensions between the two countries over migration. Conte, who heads a populist government, will have a working lunch with the pro-European Macron at the

TEHRAN, IRAN - JANUARY 23 : Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) pose during a meeting at Saadabad Palace in Tehran, Iran on January 23, 2016. (Photo by Pool / Iranian Presidency/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

China State Media: U.S. ‘Unpredictable,’ ‘Silly’ for Withdrawing from Iran Nuclear Deal

China’s state-run Global Times newspaper claimed in a piece Wednesday that Washington’s decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), or Iran nuclear deal, “will tarnish the reputation of the superpower” and said America is an “unpredictable superpower” that “looks increasingly likely to do something silly.”