It isn’t hard to see why Ghassan Salamé accused the global community of lacking the ‘moral motivation’ to end the Libyan civil war. After all, his comments followed Emmanuel Macron’s meeting with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, a warlord and dictator-in-the-making.
France and Germany have clashed over who should become the next President of the European Commission. German Chancellor Angela Merkel favours centre-right candidate Manfred Weber for the role, whereas French President Emmanuel Macron pointedly didn't mention Weber amongst the contenders he listed.
France President Emmanuel Macron has said he wants the structure renovated in five years. But opposition MPs have been critical, saying it is unrealistic and motivated by the fact Paris is hosting the Olympic Games in 2024.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg travelled to Paris on Friday for talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, who is putting pressure on the social media mogul to honour pledges to crack down on the spread of misinformation and hate speech.