""Priority must be given to the rescue of human lives and then the immediate docking at a safe port.""
Communications Officer, UNHCR
"I hope that one day I, my family and all displaced Syrians will be able to return to our homeland freely and independently."
""His effots have led to other countries taking up Operation ENABLE and later this year there will be a pan-European operation.""
European Traffic Police Network
"It is too early to say North Korea government is starting to play games with America and Chinese government."
Director of the Korean Peninsula Centre at Peking University
""This standoff shows how Europe has lost its moral compass in the Mediterranean""
Head of MSF Emergency Desk
""People have continued to come and die in this tense kind of limbo where the EU itself cannot reach a united policy""
World news editor, The Daily Beast
""When we put our foot on the pedal, we go all the way""
Russian national coach
""All the hard work of actually negotiating the details, all of that has been pushed until later""
International Crisis Group
The French far-left draws tens of thousands to a rally against controversial labour reforms.
National Front set to move to the fringes of French politics, says expert.
French businessman and art patron Pierre Berge has died at the age of 86 after a long illness.
Hurricane Irma wreaks havoc in the Caribbean
Black labrador-griffon cross Nemo has joined Macron's entourage in the role of "first dog".
It's a tricky week for French President Emmanuel Macron, as he and his government get back to work, starting with a sweeping labour reform that could spark some mass protests.
French president Emmanuel Macron has spent €26,000 on makeup in the first three months of his presidency, according to French media.
The father of the owner of the car used in Cambrils terror attack says he is innocent and only lent vehicle to his brother
A poll indicates that only 36 percent of French people are satisfied with the actions of their new president.
Since he took over from Francios Hollande, Emmanuel Macron has packed in 11 visits to seven countries and met numerous heads of state.
The most senior figure in the French armed forces, Pierre de Villiers has resigned after becoming embroiled in a public row with his president
The US president and his wife will be guests of honour for Bastille Day celebrations
World leaders have paid a final tribute to Helmut Kohl, the former Chancellor who reunited Germany and helped shape Europe as we know it.
Magistrates in France have placed Marine Le Pen under formal investigation.
This comes after preliminary inquiries into allegations that European
An invitation by the French President to Donald Trump to attend July 14 national holiday celebrations in Paris has sparked debate
It’s rare that France and their neighbours over the English Channel both have elections in the same month.
France’s planned parliamentary poll
The French president brought some relative unknowns into his top team to replace those who had resigned amid a funding scandal
The departure of Justice Minister Francois Bayrou and others from the MoDem party comes amid a funding scandal.
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Interview with President and CEO of Total, Patrick Pouyanné.
It's a slightly smaller than expected landslide for en Marche as voter turnout plummets.