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France drops fuel tax hike as 'yellow vest' anger persists

Dec 05 2018

PARIS President Emmanuel Macron's government is dropping further fuel-tax hikes in next year's budget in the face of protests across France over living costs, his prime minister said on Wednesday, a day after announcing their suspension for six months.

France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

Dec 05 2018

PARIS France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay a planned rise in minimum food prices, incurring the wrath of the main farmers group which urged street action next week.

France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

Dec 05 2018

PARIS France, reeling from violent protests over the cost of living, said on Wednesday it will delay a planned rise in minimum food prices, incurring the wrath of the main farmers group which urged street action next week.

UPDATE 2-France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

Dec 05 2018

* Street protests over living costs rock France (Adds protests, retailers, government comment)

Macron tells PM to hold talks after worst unrest in Paris for decades

Dec 03 2018

PARIS French President Emmanuel Macron ordered his prime minister on Sunday to hold talks with political leaders and demonstrators, as he sought a way out of nationwide protests after rioters turned central Paris into a battle zone. | Video

G20 makes slow progress on communique amid 'difficult' talks

Nov 27 2018

PARIS/BUENOS AIRES Officials from the Group of 20 leading industrialized nations gathered in Argentina are making slow progress in drafting a final communique for this weekend's leaders summit, amid disagreements over language on trade and climate change, delegates said.

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

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