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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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Less than Half of French Are Optimistic About the Future

A new poll has shown that the French are becoming increasingly less optimistic about the future with only 45 per cent being positive about the way the country is heading under French President Emmanuel Macron.

French President Emmanuel Macron was elected to the Elysee Palace on May 7 on a political platform of overhauling labour regulations, social security, schools and pensions

President Macron’s Party Dominates French Parliamentary Vote

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron’s party, including untested novices, will be sweeping into the lower house of the French parliament, hogging a clear majority of seats after winning an overwhelming victory in Sunday’s elections and clinching the young leader’s hold on power.

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Unchallenged Macron Set to Sweep French Parliament

PARIS (AP) — Candidates in the runoff of French parliamentary elections are hitting the campaign trail to try to lure voters to cast ballots next weekend after a record abstention rate in the first round and a likely sweep by President Emmanuel Macron’s new party.

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Macron Tells Young People: Use Democracy to Fight Barbarity

ORADOUR-SUR-GLANE, France (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron has called on young people to remember past wars and use democratic means to fight against today’s barbarities during a commemoration at the site of the deadliest massacre in Nazi-occupied France. Macron

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Indian PM, French Leader Talk Climate in Paris

PARIS (AFP) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vowed after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday to go “above and beyond” the Paris Agreement on climate change, after the US said it would quit the deal. Speaking two days after US