French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron spoke with former U.S. president Barack Obama on the phone on Thursday, in an apparent sign of support just three days before the first round of an uncertain presidential election.
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French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned U.S. President Donald Trump against taking a protectionist approach, which he said would have economic and political consequences.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets of the French capital in a show of defiance on Saturday amid widespread anxiety over what Donald Trump’s presidency might entail for women, immigrants and minority groups.
US rail operator Amtrak on Friday awarded a $2.0 billion (1.8 billion euros) contract to French manufacturer Alstom to supply new trains for its key Acela service between Washington, New York and Boston.
French President François Hollande on Thursday rejected comments by White House hopeful Donald Trump that France was “no longer” the country it once after a series of deadly attacks. Hollande went on to warn the US against “lowering standards”.
A French auction house on Monday withdrew an Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.