Turkey's partnership with NATO has been immensely beneficial to NATO.
Hardline CGT union leader Philippe Martinez calls for strikes "everywhere" from next week, as President Macron vows not to back down on his pension plan following weeks of nationwide strikes by trade unions.
Emmanuel Macron's time in office is largely marked with social unrest and foreign policy fallout but the French president has also started to make some amends.
A total of 173 people were arrested in Paris, Interior Minister Castaner says, while dozens more were arrested in smaller protests in other cities.
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.
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