French President Emmanuel Macron interviewed in French weekly JDD said the widely commented handshake duel with his US counterpart Donald Trump, when the two met for the first time last week in Brussels, was 'a moment of truth' with a man he said was, along with Russian President Vladidmir Putin and Turkish leader Recep Erdoğan, 'in a logic of relations of power'.
French officials said Turkish President Recep Erdogan has said he will examine the case of French photographer Mathias Depardon, arrested earlier this month while on an assignment for National Geographic magazine in south-east Turkey, after French President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue with him ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels.
French President Emmanuel Macron met with US President Donald Trump at the US ambassador to Belgium's private residence in Brussles on Thursday, on the sidelines of a NATO summit, after which Macron said they had a 'long' and 'very frank' discussion on 'all subjects', when he urged the US not to withdraw support for the Paris Climate agreement pledges.
Paris sent unofficial delegation to US to argue that French armed forces were better placed to be America’s special ally in Europe after Brexit.
The airman - the ninth member of the French Air Force to die in the tragedy - suffered serious burns and died at a Madrid hospital.
The Greek F-16 crashed during take-off at a NATO training centre at Albacete, southeast of Madrid, killing ten and injuring up to 19.
British immigration minister says fencing could replace the 'inadequate' barriers at the French port as tensions rise over migrant issue.
Beleaguered president says he was 'elected for five years by the French people' and that serving the poor is the 'reason for my existence'.
Departure comes two years before a deadline for all NATO combat forces to withdraw, hastened by attacks and a change of government in Paris.
Four French troops were killed and another five wounded in a suicide bomb attack in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday.
The United States is confident of France's commitment to NATO regardless of who wins the upcoming presidential election, say White House officials.
Hoping to reap rewards, Britain and France are engaged in a race to ‘rebuild' Libya and get oil, lifeblood of the shattered economy, flowing again.