WORLD NEWS | France’s Macron Says He Plans To Travel To Russia Soon

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron On Saturday said he would soon travel to Russia for more talks with his counterpart Vladimir Putin. ‘Trust-building talks initiated with President at Fort Bregancon continue’, Macron said in a tweet, mentioning European security, regional conflicts and climate change as key themes. ‘I will travel soon to Russia’. Macron … Continue reading WORLD NEWS | France’s Macron Says He Plans To Travel To Russia Soon

BUSINESS NEWS | Macron Wants France To Be Europe’s Top Clean Car Producer

PARIS | FRANCE – President Emmanuel Macron announced an 8 billion euro plan on Tuesday to make France the top producer of clean vehicles in Europe and urge French carmakers to make vehicles in their own country. French car plants are only just starting to rev up production after the coronavirus lockdown, which hit the … Continue reading BUSINESS NEWS | Macron Wants France To Be Europe’s Top Clean Car Producer

ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Won’t Take Place In June, But Continues To Explore Options

The Cannes Film Festival won’t take place in June, after all, due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organizers continue to explore different options for 2020. ‘Following the French President’s statement, on Monday, April 13th, we acknowledged that the postponement of the 73rd International Cannes Film Festival, initially considered for the end of June to the … Continue reading ARTS & CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT | Cannes Film Festival Won’t Take Place In June, But Continues To Explore Options

BREAKING NEWS | France To Rapidly Ramp Up Production Of Face Masks And Respirators: Macron

BUCHAREST | ROMANIA -  France plans to quickly ramp up domestic production of face masks and respirators to respond to urgent needs of hospitals and caregivers during the coronavirus epidemic, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday. During a visit to a face mask factory, Macron said France needs at least 40 million face masks … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | France To Rapidly Ramp Up Production Of Face Masks And Respirators: Macron

CORONAVIRUS | France Extends Coronavirus Lockdown By Two Weeks To April 15

PARIS | FRANCE – French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said in a speech the government has decided to entend the country’s coronavirus lockdown by two weeks until April 15. ‘After these first 10 days of confident, it is clear that we are just at the beginning of this epidemic wave. It has submerged eastern France … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS | France Extends Coronavirus Lockdown By Two Weeks To April 15

BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Discusses Virus Outbreak With Macron, Modi

RIYADH – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received on Tuesday a telephone call from French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss global efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, reported the Saudi Press Agency. Crown Prince Mohammed underlined the importance of coordinating efforts to combat the epidemic and adopting … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS | Saudi Crown Prince Discusses Virus Outbreak With Macron, Modi

TRAVEL ALERT | France Scrambles To Repatriate Citizens As Morocco Stops Flights Over Coronavirus

PARIS – French authorities were on Saturday trying to arrange emergency flights from Morocco to bring back dozens of French nationals who were unable to leave after the North African nation suspended flights to European countries over coronavirus fears. Morocco, which so far has 18 cases of the virus including a minister, has suspended all … Continue reading TRAVEL ALERT | France Scrambles To Repatriate Citizens As Morocco Stops Flights Over Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Closes Shops, Restaurants, Tells People To Stay Home

PARIS – France will shut most shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities from midnight on Saturday and people should stay home as much as possible as the spread of coronavirus is accelerating, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced. He was speaking at a news conference after the public health authority said 91 people had died in France … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS ALERT | France Closes Shops, Restaurants, Tells People To Stay Home

ENTERTAINMENT | Madonna Cancels Remaining Paris Gigs Over Coronavirus

PARIS – Pop Singer Madonna on Monday called off two concerts in Paris, the last dates in her Madam X world tour, after French authorities banned large gatherings to stem the coronavirus spread. ‘It is with profound regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the last two Madame X shows’, the venue for the … Continue reading ENTERTAINMENT | Madonna Cancels Remaining Paris Gigs Over Coronavirus