A global reexamination of the legacy of colonialism has been unleashed by the May killing of unarmed African American George Floyd by a white police officer, which sparked mass protests around the world.
The relatively low-profile Castex replaces Edouard Philippe, who resigned earlier in the day. Macron is reshuffling the government to focus on restarting the economy after months of lockdown.
Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman says French President Macron’s accusations against Ankara for playing “a dangerous game” in supporting Libya could only be explained as an “abdication of reason.”
By helping to arm and fund the warlord Khalifa Haftar, French President Emmanuel Macron has undermined the legitimate and internationally recognised Libyan government and destabilised the region.
The UN says the "last thing" Libya needs is more conflict on its territory, after Egypt warned of military intervention in the neighbouring country.
President Emmanuel Macron vows France won't erase elements of its history or take down statues of controversial public figures, despite growing global scrutiny of former colonial powers in the wake of worldwide protests.
Several French lawmakers are now compelled to hinder accountability, not racial injustice.
Can the EU re-establish its credibility in Libya if member states continue to act independently?
President Emmanuel Macron says "he was monitoring the (Hong Kong) situation closely and reiterated France's support for the principle of "one country, two systems".
French car plants are only just starting to rev up production after the coronavirus lockdown, which hit the auto sector badly,
Protesters gathered outside homes owned by the Korian group in Paris, Lille and other French cities in response to a call from several far-left unions.
Plagued by years of protests, now parliamentary defections over the Covid-19 virus has humbled Macron’s presidency and ultimately his legacy.
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