French president, Emmanuel Macron: trapped in an endless cycle of crisis.
Sky-high abstention rates reveal the weakness of Emmanuel Macron’s political project.
A ground crew member transports the COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX at Bole international airport in Addis Ababa.
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The inefficient vaccine allocation rules currently in place must be replaced by new cooperative institutional structures and more concrete steps by the Group of Twenty (G20) countries.
French President Emmanuel Macron with French troops during his 2017 visit to France’s Barkhane counter-terrorism operation in Gao, northern Mali.
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French policymakers understand that sharing the burdens of military operations with global partners can help boost flagging support at home.
French president Emmanuel Macron lays a wreath on a mass grave at the Kigali Genocide Memorial on 27 May 2021.
It will take time for Rwandans, especially those who suffered or witnessed the genocide, to trust France again.
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Commemorations have slowly become more muted over the years due to the racist and misogynistic aspects of his rule
The storm over the construction of the grand mosque in Strasbourg has been long brewing.
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Strasbourg officials are within their right to allow public funds to be used to build what may be the largest mosque in Europe. But that hasn’t stopped the backlash
A man receives the first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at a private medical office, in Paris.
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Stockpiles of this vaccine are going unused in France and Germany, and unfounded criticism of it may be partly to blame.
On December 8, 2020, Paris’s Olympia Theatre protested that cultural venues were seen as “not essential” by the government.
The French government, by prioritizing only “essential” sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic, is ignoring the importance of its culture and cultural assets.
The feeling of solidarity towards other EU countries differs from one area to another.
A recent survey conducted in eight European countries provides a snapshot of citizens’ views of their own countries’ leaders as well as those who influence the future of the EU.
French Health Minister Olivier Véran receives a dose of Covid-19 vaccine on February 8, 2021.
Using the physical representation of a public figure to provoke an emotional response and encourage a certain action is a well-known strategy. Can it work for the COVID-19 vaccine?
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The protests, which have lasted for weeks, have become embroiled with deep anxieties in France about decolonisation, policing, the limits to secularism and the place of Muslims in French society.
Muslim schools can provide a place for girls to study while wearing headscarves.
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School reforms pushed by French President Emmanuel Macron are aimed at pushing Muslim students into public schools. An expert explains why this may be the wrong approach.
The Perito Moreno glacier in Patagonia. The sheer number of seracs gives the impression that the glacier’s surface is covered in dragon scales.
The parable of the dragons underlines the need to apprehend glacier disappearance in a transdisciplinary way, to create a dialogue between the physical, ecological and philosophical sciences.
France and its leaders are endlessly repeating the mistakes of the past, burdened by a flawed framing of identity and a needlessly narrow path to belonging.
An homage to Samuel Paty, a teacher murdered after showing caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed from the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, Oct. 18, 2020.
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Macron wants to ‘build an Islam in France that can be compatible with the Enlightenment.’ But that goal assumes France is compatible with Islam, says a Muslim scholar of religion and politics.
A man carrying a club is seen as the Proud Boys, a right-wing pro-Trump group, gather with their allies in a rally against left-wing Antifa in Portland, Oregon, Sept. 26, 2020.
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Are the conditions ripe in the US for violence before, during or after the presidential election?
Anger in Beirut after two explosions on August 4 killed more than 200 people and injured more than 7,000.
How can the international community help Lebanon’s people not its power-sharing regime?
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The French president presents himself to all things to all people – leaving voters with less meaningful choice at the ballot box.
Trump and Macron agreed to a detente in their trade spat.
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France agreed to postpone implementing its law to tax US technology giants as negotiators from nearly 140 countries seek agreement on reforms to the international tax system.
The ‘yellow vests’ vote at an assembly in Saint Nazaire, April 2019.
Including direct accounts from ‘yellow vests’ members in the Lyon area, a look back at what has changed in the daily lives of people in the movement.