Macron's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin is being seen as a big diplomatic test for the new French president.
Francois Hollande hands over French presidency to Emmanuel Macron in a ceremony at the Elysee Palace. Macron vows to "relaunch" the EU.
Emmanuel Macron may have won a landslide victory over Marine Le Pen, but more than a third of voters abstained, and they want their voices heard.
The centrist's emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France's mainstream parties, will bring huge relief to European allies who had feared another populist upheaval to follow Britain's vote to quit the EU.
He has a made a daring bid to become president but Macron's biggest challenge if elected will be to form a coalition that will deliver on his bold plans to reform France.
The bitterly contested presidential election has polarised France, one of the world's largest economies and a key member of the NATO defence alliance.
The resolution was moved by Britain, France and the United States demanding the Syrian regime fully cooperate with the investigations.
Local media said the man arrested had claimed responsibility for the attack. At least four people died when the truck was driven into a department store in central Stockholm.
European Union leaders pledge to remain united after the UK formally launches the process of its divorce from the bloc.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised the EU for banning headscarves in the workplace, saying there is no other explanation than "starting a clash between the cross and the crescent."
A young black man was allegedly sodomised in Paris this month. And that's not the worst of it.
New centres offer an alternative after French authorities have destroyed ad-hoc refugee camps in a policy that is supposed to be aimed at discouraging the arrival of more people displaced by war. Yet many refugees are still living like ghosts.
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