Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

/ Apr 22, 2017

Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in election

President Donald Trump waded into France’s upcoming elections Friday, saying he believes an attack on police officers this week will help Marine Le Pen, the far-right presidential candidate. In an interview, Trump said that while he is not explicitly endorsing Le Pen, the attack ...

Champs Elysees shooter was focus of anti-terror probe

Apr 21, 2017

Champs Elysees shooter was focus of anti-terror probe

A man who shot dead a policeman on the Champs Elysees in Paris on Thursday was the focus of an anti-terrorism probe with a history of attempting to kill officers, sources close to the investigation said. Raids took place at the 39-year-old’s Paris suburb ...

Obama calls France's Macron, offers advice ahead of election

/ Apr 21, 2017

Obama calls France's Macron, offers advice ahead of election

Former President Barack Obama waded into France’s closely watched presidential election on Thursday, offering centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron his best wishes — and even a bit of campaign advice. In a phone call three days before France’s first round of voting, Obama stopped short ...

French presidential hopefuls hold Paris rallies

/ Apr 18, 2017

French presidential hopefuls hold Paris rallies

As France’s unpredictable presidential campaign nears its finish with no clear front-runner, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen hope to rally big crowds in Paris with their rival visions for Europe’s future. Meanwhile, far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon, enjoying a late ...