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Macron welcomes Lebanon's Hariri to Elysee Palace: AFP

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Saad Hariri for talks Saturday, an AFP reporter said, hours after the Lebanese premier arrived from Saudi Arabia in the midst of a political crisis.Hariri, who...

Hariri will be in Lebanon for Independence Day on Wednesday: president

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who has not returned to Beirut since his surprise resignation two weeks ago, will be home for Independence Day on Wednesday, the president's office said.Hariri telephoned...

Lebanon's Hariri lands in Paris

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri arrived Saturday in France from Saudi Arabia, where his resignation announcement two weeks ago sparked accusations that he was being held there against his will.A source...

Lebanon's Hariri leaves Riyadh for France: Lebanese TV

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri on Saturday left Saudi Arabia for France, a television channel owned by his family said, two weeks after his shock resignation."Mr Hariri left Riyadh airport on his...

French rocker Johnny Hallyday released from hospital

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Veteran French rocker Johnny Hallyday, who has been battling lung cancer for several months, returned home Saturday after being hospitalised for days with breathing problems, a family member said. France's...

France, Lebanon and the Hariri family have close ties

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

France under President Emmanuel Macron has played a leading role in trying to avert a fresh crisis in Lebanon following the surprise resignation of its prime minister Saad Hariri.Hariri arrived in Paris...

New leader for Macron's party as honeymoon fades

18 November 2017 | 0 comments

Emmanuel Macron's party named a new leader Saturday as the French president faces the first rebellious grumblings in the 19-month-old movement that swept him to power.Christophe Castaner, a smooth-talking,...

Lebanon's Hariri says he's on way to Riyadh airport: Tweet

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, who is expected to fly to Paris, said late Friday he was on his way to the airport in the Saudi capital Riyadh where he has been since his shock resignation "To say...

Cantona the artist ponders sex, life and death in new book

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Football legend Eric Cantona was a brooding artist on the field. Now he is proving that he is also one off it as a book of his drawings is published.The former Manchester United star muses on sex, death,...

Brigitte Bardot says Trump 'unfit' after permitting elephant trophies

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

French screen legend and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot on Friday slammed US President Donald Trump as "unfit for office" after his administration's "shameful actions" in authorizing the import...

French wine country unveils its answer to kobe beef

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

As the unofficial capital of France's Burgundy region, Beaune is a town that thrives on wine -- and now even its cows are going to taste like grapes.This weekend will see luminaries of the wine-making...

Iran says 'biased' French policy stoking Mideast crises

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

Iran said on Friday that "biased" French policy was stoking crises in the Middle East after Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian accused it of "hegemonic" ambitions in the region."Unfortunately it seems...

What is the Paris Agreement?

17 November 2017 | 0 comments

On December 12, 2015, 195 countries gathered in the French capital to conclude the first truly universal climate treaty, the Paris Agreement, aimed at preventing worst-case-scenario global warming.The...

Hariri to arrive in France Saturday to meet Macron: presidency

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

Lebanese leader Saad Hariri will arrive in France on Saturday and meet President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace, the French presidency said Thursday.Hariri, who announced his resignation as Lebanon's...

French union protests fizzle against Macron

16 November 2017 | 0 comments

People protested across France on Thursday against President Emmanuel Macron's economic reforms but low turnout suggested that resistance to an agenda seen as too pro-business was losing steam.The demonstrations...



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