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Ukraine updates: Macron seeks to revitalize 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 ...

French farmers storm Paris agriculture fair

Dozens of French farmers on Saturday forced open an entrance gate to an agricultural show in Paris as part of their protests against European Union green policies and other measures that they say are ...

Ukraine updates: Foreign minister vows to defeat Russia

Ukraine marked the two-year anniversary of the Russian invasion with an address by Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba at the United Nations. Meanwhile, Olaf Scholz, Emmanuel Macron and other European lea...

Zelenskyy campaigns for more support in Munich

While standing ovations are commonplace for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the one he received at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday was still an important boost to his mission. Ukr...

Ukraine updates: Kyiv's forces withdraw from Avdiivka

Ukrainian troops have withdrawn from the eastern city of Avdiivka to avoid encirclement. The chief of Ukraine's armed forces, Oleksandr Syrskyi, said his forces were moving to "more favorab...

Ukraine updates: 'Fierce' fighting continues in Avdiivka

The Ukrainian military said there was fierce fighting in the besieged frontline town of Avdiivka. It said it was preparing new positions around the industrial hub as Russia stepped up attacks. "...

Ukraine updates: Russia decries Belgorod attack

A missile strike on the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border killed at least six people and wounded another 17 in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials said. Russia said Ukraine carrie...

Trump spurs reflection on nuclear weapons in EU

The looming prospect of NATO-skeptic Donald Trump winning a second term as US president is serving as food for thought in Europe on everything from climate to trade. But this week, explosive comments...

French court confirms Sarkozy guilty verdict, cuts sentence

A French appeals court on Wednesday reduced the jail term for former President Nicolas Sarkozy, who was convicted of illegal campaign funding while running for reelection in 2012. In 2021, a lower co...

Ukraine updates: Germany, Poland, France meet on Ukraine

Monday sees the foreign ministers of Germany, Poland and France meet near Paris to discuss the aid situation for Ukraine. The ministers are hoping to revive the so-called Weimar Triangle format, cons...

Poland: Tusk's visit to Berlin will be a tightrope walk

It's going to be a flying visit, but a very significant one nonetheless. Donald Tusk is traveling to Paris on Monday for a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, and then flying to Berlin ...

Taiwan thanks French foreign minister for flight route support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — French Foreign Minister Stephane Sejourne was the first foreign minister in the European Union to express support for Taiwan in its dispute with China over flight routes, ...

Is Narendra Modi's India really a friend to the world?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has on several occasions referred to his country as a "Vishvamitra," or "friend of the world" — a term that he has used in recent speeches and at...

French-German ties: PM Attal visits Berlin amid tense times

During Gabriel Attal's last visit to Germany, this past December, he was already the center of attention. As France's then-education minister, he spoke in front of delegates at the Franco-Germ...

France: Farmers unions call for end to roadblocks

Protesting farmers in France have been encouraged to take their tractors off the roads and lift roadblocks after a union chief said the government had responded to their grievances over pay, tax and r...