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Jean-Baptiste Vey

Macron fires bodyguard filmed beating protester; critics say too late

Jul 20 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron fired the head of his personal security detail on Friday but faced criticism for failing to act sooner, after video was released showing the man posing as a police officer and beating a protester while off duty in May. | Video

French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, creator of 'Shoah', dies at 92

Jul 05 2018

PARIS French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film "Shoah", a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age of 92, his publishers Gallimard said on Thursday.

OBITUARY-French filmmaker Claude Lanzmann, creator of "Shoah", dies at 92

Jul 05 2018

PARIS, July 5 French filmmaker, writer and commentator Claude Lanzmann, best known for his searing documentary film "Shoah", a nine-and-a-half-hour oral history of the Holocaust, has died in Paris at the age of 92, his publishers Gallimard said on Thursday.

Trump torpedoes G7 effort to ease trade spat, threatens auto tariffs

Jun 10 2018

LA MALBAIE, Quebec U.S. President Donald Trump threw the G7's efforts to show a united front into disarray after taking aim at Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, adding he might double down on import tariffs by hitting the sensitive auto industry. | Video

Eklat nach G7-Gipfel - Trump droht erneut mit Autozöllen

Jun 10 2018

- von Roberta Rampton und Jean-Baptiste Vey und Andreas Rinke

One 'rant,' rough talks sour G7 mood in confrontations with Trump

Jun 10 2018

LA MALBAIE, Quebec The Group of Seven leaders came to their summit in Canada braced for battle, and while everyone had smiles ready for the cameras, behind the scenes U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a "rant" and recriminations on trade to U.S. allies, leaving the once united club deeply divided.

One 'rant,' rough talks sour G7 mood in confrontations with Trump

Jun 09 2018

LA MALBAIE, Quebec The Group of Seven leaders came to their summit in Canada braced for battle, and while everyone had smiles ready for the cameras, behind the scenes U.S. President Donald Trump delivered a "rant" and recriminations on trade to U.S. allies, leaving the once united club deeply divided.

U.S., EU take small step on trade, but no breakthrough at G7 summit

Jun 08 2018

LA MALBAIE, Quebec The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official said on Friday, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of Seven summit in Canada. | Video

Trump attacks EU and Canada on trade amid backlash ahead of G7 summit

Jun 07 2018

OTTAWA Leaders of the Group of Seven rich nations headed for a summit in Canada on Thursday more divided than at any time in the group's 42-year history, as U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policies risk causing a global trade war and deep diplomatic schisms. | Video

France: Syria strikes' aim met, more possible if red line crossed

Apr 14 2018

PARIS France said on Saturday it would not hesitate to strike Syrian government targets again if the chemical red line was crossed, but that no new strikes were planned at this stage, adding that it would renew a push for peace through dialogue with Russia.

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