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MAXIMUM LIFE TERM FOR SOLE SURVIVING PARIS 2015 ATTACKER

The sole surviving member of an Islamic State terror cell that killed 130 people in Paris in November 2015 was handed a whole-life sentence on Wednesday at the end of a trial that aimed to draw a line under the worst peacetime atrocity in modern French history.Salah Abdeslam, a 32-year-old Frenchman of Moroccan origin, was… Continue reading MAXIMUM LIFE TERM FOR SOLE SURVIVING PARIS 2015 ATTACKER

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DEFENSE: MACRON PETITIONS EU TO SUPPORT ITS OWN DEFENSE INDUSTRY AMID NEW ‘WAR ECONOMY’

PARIS — French President Emanuel Macron is calling on neighboring nations to support the continent’s defense-industrial base before looking abroad.Standing before an audience of international weapons makers, military delegations and other stakeholders, Macron made an impassioned plea for Europe to focus inward to defend itself as European nations pledge to increase defense spending amid an… Continue reading DEFENSE: MACRON PETITIONS EU TO SUPPORT ITS OWN DEFENSE INDUSTRY AMID NEW ‘WAR ECONOMY’

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‘FAILURE’: PARIS POLICE BOSS ADMITS MISTAKES OVER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL CHAOS

The Paris police chief said that he may have been wrong when he said that up to 40,000 Liverpool fans tried to enter the Champions League final with fake tickets, stating that there was no scientific evidence to support the claim.Didier Lallement stated, during a hearing in the French Senate, that the police action at… Continue reading ‘FAILURE’: PARIS POLICE BOSS ADMITS MISTAKES OVER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINAL CHAOS

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MACRON’S CAMP COULD MISS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN PARLIAMENT, POLLS SHOW

The centrist camp of French President Emmanuel Macron is not guaranteed to win an absolute majority in this month's legislative elections, two polls showed on Tuesday.Macron won a second mandate in April as France's centrist, pro-European president however, he also needs to win a majority in the lower house of parliament in the June 12… Continue reading MACRON’S CAMP COULD MISS ABSOLUTE MAJORITY IN PARLIAMENT, POLLS SHOW

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(VIDEO) FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON SWORN IN FOR 2ND TERM, VOWS TO SERVE ALL PEOPLE

Incumbent French President Emmanuel Macron was sworn in for his second five-year term at an inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Saturday, vowing to build a "stronger France."  In a speech at the ceremony, Macron focused on goals for the country, including stability in Europe, taking on global responsibilities that include security… Continue reading (VIDEO) FRENCH PRESIDENT MACRON SWORN IN FOR 2ND TERM, VOWS TO SERVE ALL PEOPLE