The French president placed himself in the middle of the Libya situation by tacitly backing former military strongman Khalifa Hafta, but that could now be backfiring.
France's pursuit of its own long term interests in Libya is fueling the conflict and undermining the UN-backed peace process.
France's finance minister promised that some 15 million households would benefit from tax cuts announced by President Emmanuel Macron, but the move did little to calm tempers among protesters.
A new report from a collective of investigative journalists raises serious questions about the French government's culpability for atrocities committed in Yemen.
Nearly a billion dollars have been raised in days to rebuild the historic Paris cathedral, but some are asking why other causes do not receive the same enthusiasm.
Altogether about 2,000 protesters had gathered on the Allee Jean Jaures, a wide avenue in Toulouse's city centre and on nearby side streets. Marches in Paris and elsewhere were largely peaceful by early afternoon.
French-backed militarisation in Mali is aimed at protecting its economic interests, and only compounds Mali's problems.
After nearly four months of protests, figures suggest that France's yellow vests movement is struggling to maintain momentum even though tens of thousands of demonstrators marched on Saturday.
Demonstrators gather for the 16th straight weekend in Paris and other cities to protest President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies which they say favours country's rich.
Libya's former spy chief alleges that former French President NIcolas Sarkozy accepted $8 million to fund his 2007 election campaign.
In response to French President Emmanuel Macron’s comment that Egypt must do better in protecting human rights, Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al Sisi said the West should not expect the same freedoms for Egyptians as it does for its own people.
A group called the Red Scarves are holding demonstrations across Paris to counter the Yellow Vests protests.
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