in the street, first warning shot against pension reform

Published on : 09/29/2022 – 22:58 Thousands of demonstrators hit the pavement, Thursday, September 29, in France, at the call of the CGT, FSU and Solidaires, as well as youth organizations, to demand wage increases and give a warning shot on pensions , when the executive clarifies its method for reform. In Paris, the procession … Read more

Visas, illegal immigration… Sensitive issues in the France-Algeria bilateral relationship

By Adam Arroudj Posted on 08/24/2022 at 5:52 p.m., Update on 08/24/2022 at 21:56 In September 2021, France had decided to reduce the number of visas granted to Algerians, in the face of Algiers’ refusal to take back their nationals in an irregular situation. Credit: Mourad ALLILI/SIPA DECRYPTION – After a year of crises, it … Read more

Macron announces the mobilization of the relief fund for the Overseas Territories

AA/Paris/Fatih KARAKAYA French President Emmanuel Macron announced, this Sunday, on his Twitter account, the mobilization of the relief fund for the Overseas Territories, after the passage of the storm Fiona. “After storm Fiona, my thoughts go to Guadeloupe, to our compatriot swept away and all the inhabitants affected”, wrote Macron first before announcing “the recognition … Read more

Climate convention: France, champion of the resumption of popular initiatives?

Monday, September 12, Olivier Véran thus explained that “85% of the proposals were accepted and implemented” and that abroad, “the percentage of proposals resulting from citizens’ conventions” wasn’t that high. According to several media that have since compiled the numbers, the number of measures finally adopted is well below what Olivier Véran claims: only 15 … Read more

emotion wins the Elizabeth-II market in Paris

Elizabeth II, queen who “occupied a special place in the hearts of the French” according to President Emmanuel Macron, attached very particular attention to a specific place in Paris. France 24 went to the flower market in the center of the capital to meet traders and visitors. The place was recently renamed in honor of … Read more

Eiffel Tower extinguished, flags at half mast… France pays tribute to Elizabeth II

For its part, the Elysée indicated that the presidency of the French Republic would put the flags at half mast this Friday, and the day of the funeral of the queen, scheduled in a little over ten days. In addition, said the presidential entourage, all public buildings will also lower their flags. Since his election … Read more

France ends its visa restriction policy for Tunisians – Liberation

After a year of restrictions, Paris announced on August 31 the return to normal procedures for granting visas to Tunisian nationals. Moroccans and Algerians do not benefit from this measure. The sensitive issue has poisoned relations between France and the Maghreb countries for nearly a year: the issuance of visas. In Tunisia, it’s time to … Read more

France jostled on the world stage

France seems less and less welcome in many of its former colonies in Africa. After the arrival of Wagner’s Russian mercenaries, the Malian authorities forced Paris to put an end to Operation Barkhane. France withdrew its last soldiers on August 15, nine years after being welcomed there as a savior. A reversal that risks heralding … Read more

Jean-Luc Mélenchon promises the “general battle” against Emmanuel Macron

Published on : 08/26/2022 – 23:02 The left is making its comeback this weekend. La France insoumise continues until Sunday August 28 its summer university, the “Amfis”, near Valence, in the south of France. Jean-Luc Mélenchon and his 79 deputies begin this political return with the same strategy and promise the ” general battle to … Read more

“The United Kingdom is a friend of France”, answers Emmanuel Macron to Liz Truss

Published on : 08/26/2022 – 21:30 It is a sentence, launched during the campaign among the Conservatives in the United Kingdom, which goes badly in France. Liz Truss, favorite to succeed Prime Minister Boris Johnson on September 5, refused to decide, during a meeting on Thursday August 25, and to say whether French President Emmanuel … Read more