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French Protests Workers mobilize across France demanding rise in wages and more purchasing power

Trade unions also strongly opposed the proposal by the French government to raise the age of retirement from 62 to 65 by 2031

As public hospitals crumble, French health workers call for immediate action

Health workers and those in associated sectors held a national day of action demanding pay hikes, more staff, improved and safe working conditions, job security, and sufficient funds and resources for hospitals

Mali kicks out the French. What next?

After a nine year long occupation, French troops have completed their withdrawal from Mali. We look at the record of the French in Mali and what lies ahead for the country.

Mapping Faultlines: Lavrov and Macron’s Africa visits reveal new geopolitical realities

In this episode of Mapping Faultlines, NewClick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the recent visits of Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and French President Macron to Africa

Daily Round-up | Gustavo Petro wins in Colombia, Mélenchon surges in France

In this episode, we bring you stories from the election results in Colombia and France, protests in Tunisia and the escalating economic and political crisis in Sri Lanka

French Elections Eco-left NUPES alliance and far-right make gains in French Assembly polls as Macronists lose majority

The eco-left NUPES coalition headed by Jean-Luc Melenchon won 131 seats and emerged as the second largest bloc in parliament. The Ensemble coalition led by President Emmanuel Macron lost its majority but still remains the largest bloc

French Left-led NUPES coalition surges in French assembly polls

The French left has joined hands with the Socialist Party and the Greens to form a grand coalition, the New Ecologic and Social Peoples Union (NUPES)

France’s New Ecologic and Social People’s Union presents a radical vision in parliamentary election

Zoe Alexandra of Peoples Dispatch speaks to Florence Roger, candidate of the New Ecologic and Social People’s Union. The coalition of left and progressive parties has made major strides ahead of French parliamentary elections scheduled for June 12

Aid group condemns junta-backed militia for attack in Sudan’s Darfur and other stories

Today we look at renewed attacks on communities in Darfur, Sudan; the results of France’s presidential runoff election, and more

French Elections Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential election but working class has no illusions about future

The consolidation of liberal sections and a vigorous campaign by anti-fascist sections against Marine Le Pen aided Macron but many sections are wary of his policies

French presidential elections Macron and Le Pen to face off in presidential elections in France

As predicted by most pollsters, incumbent president Emmanuel Macron from the La Republique En Marche! (LREM) party and Marine Le Pen from the far-right National Rally (RN) secured the first and second positions, respectively, in the first round of French presidential polls

In April 10’s presidential election, French voters face a crucial choice

Exit polls indicate that Emmanuel Macron has a significant lead ahead of the first round. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon are trying to qualify for the second round