French President Emmanuel Macron

Macron pledges to rebuild Notre-Dame in 5 years

President Emmanuel Macron pledges that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hopes the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol.

April 26, 2022
April 26, 2022

Hasina greets Macron on being re-elected as French president

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today greeted Emmanuel Macron on his re-election as the President of the French Republic.

April 17, 2019
April 17, 2019

Macron pledges to rebuild Notre-Dame in 5 years

President Emmanuel Macron pledges that France would rebuild the fire-devastated Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, saying he hopes the work would be done in five years and the French people would pull together to repair their national symbol.

November 25, 2018
November 25, 2018

Police fire tear gas, water cannon

Police yesterday fired tear gas and water cannon in central Paris against "yellow vest" protesters demanding French President Emmanuel Macron roll back tax hikes on motor fuel.

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

Blow for France's Macron as star minister quits

President Emmanuel Macron suffers a major political blow as his popular environment minister resigns live on radio -- without informing the French leader beforehand.

August 28, 2018
August 28, 2018

EU's security must no longer depend on US

French President Emmanuel Macron says that he would put forward new proposals for the European Union to boost its security, saying the bloc must stop depending on American might.

April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018

France's Macron urges US to reject nationalism

French President Emmanuel Macron urges the United States to reject nationalism and stay true to global ideals of cooperation in the face of terrorism and other challenges, saying countries can still retain their own identities.

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017

Fulfill climate deal promise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday called upon the developed nations to deliver on their commitments to ensure climate justice and meet the historical responsibility to protect the world.

November 10, 2017
November 10, 2017

French president makes surprise Saudi visit

French President Emmanuel Macron holds hastily scheduled talks in Riyadh with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman amid rising tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran, notably over Lebanon and Yemen.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

Boeing launches new jet with flurry of orders

Boeing unveils a new version of its bestselling 737 aircraft, injecting life into a faltering civil aviation market as French President Emmanuel Macron flies in to open the world's biggest air show in Paris.

May 17, 2017
May 17, 2017

Macron to unveil first French government

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to end the suspense over his first government after a 24-hour delay in unveiling what he has promised will be a new-look cabinet.