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Macron Vows Punishment for States Refusing Third World Migration

Emmanuel Macron has said funding should be withdrawn from pro-sovereignty nations reluctant to hand more power over to Brussels, and that countries which refuse to welcome third world migrants must be thrown out of the Schengen area.

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Macron Attacks Italy Over Migrant Refusals

MADRID (AP) — Leaders of France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands have met to coordinate their policies on migration and Brexit negotiations, among other European issues.

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France’s Macron Urges EU to Build Up Defence Force, Split from U.S.

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United States and could even include discussions with Russia.

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France’s Macron Faces Two No Confidence Votes Amid Scandal

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s government is facing two votes of no confidence brought by opposition parties in response to a political uproar triggered by a former presidential security aide seen in a video beating a protester.

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Macron Aide Wore Police Helmet, Struck Protester to be Fired

PARIS (AFP) – The office of French President Emmanuel Macron told AFP on Friday that it has begun dismissal proceedings against a top security aide who violently struck a protester during a demonstration in Paris in May. A video published this week

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Vladimir Putin Hogs Umbrella at World Cup, Leaves Emmanuel Macron in the Rain

Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived onstage at the awards ceremony for the FIFA World Cup with the sole umbrella in the middle of a torrential downpour — leaving French president Emmanuel Macron and Croatian president Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović standing in the rain for several minutes until more umbrellas could be found.

French president Emmanuel Macron, left, meets Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during last week's G7 summit in Canada

Italy, France Leaders Meet Despite War of Words Over Open Borders

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron and new Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte meet Friday amid tensions between the two countries over migration. Conte, who heads a populist government, will have a working lunch with the pro-European Macron at the