Xi Arrives In France For State Visit As Macron Looks To Persuade China Against Supporting Russia

Chinese President Xi Jinping touched down in France on Sunday for a state visit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron, with discussions set to encompass a spectrum of topics from Ukraine to trade relations. This visit marks 60 years of diplomatic ties between France and China and signals Xi’s first trip to Europe since 2019, … Read more

NATO Nations Vs Macron? UK, Poland Clear Stand, Won’t Send Troops To Ukraine Amid Putin’s Threat

Published on Mar 21, 2024 02:02 PM IST United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s office spokesperson told Russian news agency TASS that London has no plan to send its troops to Ukraine. Rejecting ‘full-blown military deployment,’ the spokesperson also said that British soldiers are not going to “fight side by side” with Ukrainians. The comments … Read more

‘Not At War With Russia’: Germany’s Scholz Tells Macron Publicly Amid Rift Over Ukraine Proposal

Published on Mar 16, 2024 04:33 PM IST German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said that countries that support Ukraine are not at war against Russia. Olaf’s statement came during a joint presser with French President Emmanuel Macron and Polish PM Donald Tusk in Berlin. The NATO leaders meet to mend ties over Ukraine and to express … Read more

France Becomes First Country To Constitutionalise Women’s Right To Abortion | World News

France on Monday made history by becoming the first country in the world to guarantee abortion rights in its constitution, CNN reported. The initiative was endorsed by legislators from both houses of the French Parliament, with a majority of 780 to 72 in favour, achieving the required three-fifths threshold to amend the French constitution. … Read more

France Becomes First Country To Make Abortion A Constitutional Right

French legislators on Monday overwhelmingly adopted a bill to enshrine abortion rights in France’s constitution, making it the only country that legally guarantees a woman’s right to freely end a pregnancy, news agency Associated Press reported. President Emmanuel Macron advocated the historic measure to prevent the type of reversal of abortion rights witnessed in the … Read more

Ukraine updates: Macron seeks to revitalise European aid

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to host a conference in Paris to discuss Europe’s role in supporting Ukraine as it defends itself against the Russian invasion. At the meeting, which will be attended by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz among others, participants will have the opportunity to “reaffirm their unity as well as their determination … Read more

India, France unveil defence industrial roadmap; Tata, Airbus conclude helicopter deal

Kwatra said the defence roadmap will provide for technology collaboration in the spheres of air, space, underwater domain awareness, land warfare, robotics, cyber defence, artificial intelligence as also autonomous vehicles and platforms. The focus would be on defence manufacturing in a manner that can harness the compatibilities and competencies of the two economies in the … Read more

World Economic Forum 2024 Davos Smriti Irani Ashwini Vaishnaw Emmanuel Macron Volodymyr Zelensky

Over 2,800 leaders from around the world including India have started to gather at the Alpine resort of Davos for the annual five-day World Economic Forum grappling answers to crises ranging from climate to conflicts to fake news. The 54th World Economic Forum is slated to begin on Monday with over 60 heads of state … Read more

Emmanuel Macron Gabriel Attal All You Need To Know About France’s Youngest, Openly Gay Prime Minister

Gabriel Attal joined the Socialist Party when he was 17. (File) Paris: Emmanuel Macron appointed 34-year-old Education Minister Gabriel Attal as his new Prime Minister on Tuesday. At 34, Gabriel Attal is France’s youngest post-war Prime Minister, a record previously held by the leftist Laurent Fabius, who was 37 when he was named Prime Minister … Read more