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Bonhomie? C’est Fini as Trump and Macron Seek to Defuse Tension

Bonhomie? C’est Fini as Trump and Macron Seek to Defuse Tension Image President Emmanuel Macron of France welcomed President Trump at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Saturday.CreditCreditTom Brenner for The New York Times By Peter Baker and Adam Nossiter Nov. 10, 2018 PARIS — They shook hands politely and ...

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Fight Over Values Risks a ‘European Civil War,’ Macron Says

President Emmanuel Macron of France told the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday that Europeans must turn away from “selfish nationalism.” Vincent Kessler/Reuters BRUSSELS — Emmanuel Macron, who beat back the far-right National Front to win the French presidency, said on Tuesday that there was “an increasing fascination with illiberalism” ...

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Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron After Mysterious Saudi Stay

Advertisement Middle East Supported by Lebanese Prime Minister Meets Macron After Mysterious Saudi Stay Image Prime Minister Saad Hariri of Lebanon, who has announced his resignation, with President Emmanuel Macron of France, at the Élysée Palace in Paris on Saturday.CreditBenoit Tessier/Reuters PARIS — Lebanon’s absent prime minister arrived in France ...

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Macron Takes On France’s Labor Code, 100 Years in the Making

PARIS — It is a mind-numbing 3,324 pages long and growing. Of those, 170 pages govern firings, 420 regulate health and security, 50 temporary work and 85 collective negotiations. Hundreds more are devoted to wages, specific industries and overseas departments. It is France’s infamous, almost indecipherable labor code, the Code ...

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Election Success for Emmanuel Macron May Mask Real Challenges

NANTES, France — The parliamentary candidates running under the banner of the newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, appear poised to win a crushing electoral majority on Sunday that extends from France’s Alpine heights to the Brittany coast and from the Mediterranean to Paris. Yet his party’s likely sweep of the ...

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Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron Unite Behind Paris Accord

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, adding her voice to a global chorus of defiance and criticism after President Trump said he would pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, expressed profound regret at the decision, declaring on Friday, “This decision cannot and will not deter ...

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Macron Quickly Assumes a Presidential Attitude

PARIS — France’s boyish president already has faced down Donald J. Trump, lectured Vladimir V. Putin and confronted the formidable French labor unions — all in less than three weeks. Seeking to shatter any doubts about his youthfulness and inexperience, President Emmanuel Macron, 39, has shown himself punchier and more ...

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Emmanuel Macron Challenges Putin on Syria and Gay Rights

VERSAILLES, France — France’s newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron, came out of his first meeting with President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia on Monday with a message of stark challenge, promising French military reprisals for any use of chemical weapons by Russia’s allies in Syria and saying he would closely ...

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Emmanuel Macron Will Take Over as President of France on Sunday

LONDON — Emmanuel Macron will take office as France’s next president on May 14, President François Hollande announced on Monday, a day after Mr. Macron, an independent centrist, defeated Marine Le Pen in a battle for the country’s leadership. Mr. Macron appeared beside Mr. Hollande at a ceremony at the ...

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