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Macron urges European army to defend against Russia, US

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron called for a “real European army” to allow the bloc to defend itself against Russia and even the United States, a hugely sensitive idea amongst EU nations which jealously guard their defence. Macron, who has pushed for a joint European Union military force since his ...

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Hollande slams Trump’s ‘double fault’ over Iran nuclear deal

SEOUL: Former French president Francois Hollande has slammed Donald Trump’s hardline stance on the Iran nuclear deal – which Paris helped to negotiate – as a “double fault”, warning the US president’s “unpredictability” threatened global stability. Trump’s threat to ditch the landmark 2015 agreement, which saw Tehran dramatically scale back ...

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Emmanuel Macron becomes France’s youngest president

PARIS: Emmanuel Macron was elected French president on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union. The centrist’s emphatic victory, which also smashed the dominance of France’s mainstream parties, will bring huge relief ...

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