France's Macron stands by scandal-hit minister - Malay Mail Online

French Minister of Territorial Cohesion Richard Ferrand leaves a cabinet meeting on May 31, 2017 at the Elysee Palace, in Paris. — AFP pic. PARIS, June 1 — French President Emmanuel Macron yesterday backed a minister accused of conflict of interest ...

Putin, Trump and 'my guy' Macron - Asia Times

The three-hour face-off between Vladimir Putin and Emmanuel Macron in Versailles offered some fascinating geopolitical shadow play. Macron went so far as to say that, “No major problem in the world can be solved without Russia.” On Syria's war, which ...

The Latest: Putin says US election allegations are 'fiction' - New Zealand Herald

Russia's President Vladimir Putin says the allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election are "fiction" invented by the Democrats in order to explain their loss. In an interview with French newspaper Le Figaro, Putin reaffirmed his ...

At 39, Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest president - ABP Live

French President-elect Emmanuel Macron gestures during a victory celebration outside the Louvre museum in Paris, France, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Photo: AP. - - - - - - - - - Advertisement - - - - - - - - -. PARIS: Pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron won ...

Gay men are being tortured and killed in Chechnya – Will Trump speak up? - People's World

Activists outside the Russian Embassy in London protest against the treatment of gay and bisexual men in Chechnya on April 12. The photoshopped image of Russian president Vladimir Putin on this placard is now illegal to publish in Russia. | Stephen ...

Macron says France seeks to bring Russia and US closer - TASS

PARIS, May 31. /TASS/. French President Emmanuel Macron pointed to France's special role in the global community as a country that is fostering ties not only with Russia and the US, but between them as well, Spokesperson for the French Government ...

France Welcomes Its First Gay Chechen Refugee - ELLE UK

Two months ago, ELLE reported that a torture camp was holding gay men in Chechnya. Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta first raised the issue of LGBT persecution, suggesting dozens of men were being rounded up, abducted and tortured by the police ...

Russia and France Agree to Disagree on Syria, Ukraine - Sputnik International

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, held their first face-to-face talks in Paris on Monday to focus on bilateral relations and a number of hot-button international issues. Radio Sputnik discussed the issue with Dr.

'No Surnames': Top Russian Diplomat Sergei Lavrov Denies Verified Report of Torture of Gay Men in Chechnya - The New Civil Rights Movement

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is officially denying at least one verified report of the torture of dozens of gay men in Chechnya, in the North Caucasus of the Russian Federation. Human Rights Watch last week published a new report verifying ...

Amnesty Challenges Russia Over Abuse Of Gays In Chechnya - RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

A demonstrator holds a poster depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin to denounce the antigay campaign launched in the Russian region of Chechnya during a protest in Paris last month. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on В ...

Russia's Lavrov denies Chechnya gay persecution - Global Times

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday insisted there were "no facts" in reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya, as he batted away criticism leveled by French leader Emmanuel Macron. "We don't see one concrete fact either about ...

France is entranced by Macron. Can he build on a faultless start? - Irish Times

In less than a month, the election of Emmanuel Macron has transformed France for the better, though there's an underlying anxiety that pride in the young, handsome, brave and articulate leader could be dashed, that newfound belief in a better future ...

Why Putin Won't Confirm Whether He Is Running For President Next Year - Newsweek

With less than a year from the election that Vladimir Putin is widely expected to win, he is still refusing to confirm whether he will even run. Speaking to French daily newspaper Le Figaro during his visit to France this week, Putin once again parried ...

How Emmanuel Macron's sensitive masculinity turned him into politics' Modern Man - New Statesman

Along with Justin Trudeau, Macron is undermining the old-style masculinity of the Vladimir Putins and Donald Trumps. Sign up for our weekly email *. By Pauline Bock · Print HTML. Emmanuel Macron wants you to know that he is not only the youngest ever ...

Putin defends Trump, calls Russia probe excuse for loss - Raw Story

Russian President Vladimir Putin is echoing U.S. President Donald Trump, accusing the Democratic Party in the U.S. of refusing to accept its loss in the November elections, and continuing to blame Russia rather than move on. “When that happens, I think ...

Terrorism, Ukraine and Syria conflicts at heart of Macron, Putin meeting - China Daily

PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron met Monday with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Versailles, wherein they discussed the fight against terrorism, as well as the Ukrainian and Syrian conflicts, the two leaders said during a joint press ...

Putin certain Assad not using gas in war - Seymour Telegraph (registration) (blog)

Vladimir Putin is certain Bashar al-Assad didn't use chemical weapons in an Idlib province attack. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Share · Share · Share · Email; 0 Comments. Russian President Vladimir Putin is dismissing any suggestion that ...

Macron meets with Putin, Syrian rebel leader, speaks of 'red line' - Rudaw

New French President Emmanuel Macron greets Riad Hijab, the leader of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiation's Committee in Elysee Palace, Paris, France, on Tuesday. Photo: HNC. ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – French President Emmanuel Macron met ...

Muammar Putin at the Versailles - Aljazeera.com

Roman Dobrokhotov is a Moscow-based journalist and civil activist. He is the editor-in-chief of The Insider. On Monday, newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron hosted his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Palace of Versailles. Perhaps ...

French jobs unfilled despite high unemployment - Times of Oman

A tracked excavator and a wheeled excavator manufactured by JC Bamford Excavators are seen at the JCB France headquarters in Sarcelles, near Paris, France, on Monday. — Reuters. x. A tracked excavator and a wheeled excavator manufactured by JC ...