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French govt moots further concessions to pacify protesters

French govt moots further concessions to pacify protesters

PARIS: The French government signalled on Wednesday that it was prepared to make further concessions to “yellow vest” protesters, even raising a possible rollback on a controversial move to cut […]

Pre 2020 being treated like a “side event” at climate meet

Pre 2020 being treated like a “side event” at climate meet

KATOWICE : While the has promised 200 billion and Germany doubled its climate finance promise, developing nations maintain that there is “not enough money” on the table. Ever since the […]

Macron administration warns of ‘great violence‘ in Paris from hard core ‘yellow vests‘

Macron administration warns of ‘great violence‘ in Paris from hard core ‘yellow vests‘

PARIS: French authorities warned, another wave of “great violence” and rioting could be unleashed in Paris this weekend by a hard core of ‘‘ protesters, as senior ministers sought to […]

French PM to announce suspension of fuel tax hikes: Government sources

French PM to announce suspension of fuel tax hikes: Government sources

PARIS: French Prime Minister is to announce on Tuesday a suspension of fuel tax increases planned for January 1 in a move to end violent “yellow vest” protests against the […]

French PM to announce suspension of fuel tax hikes: Govt sources

French PM to announce suspension of fuel tax hikes: Govt sources

PARIS: French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe is to announce on Tuesday a suspension of fuel tax increases planned for January 1 in a move to end violent “” protests against […]

Germany looks beyond Angela Merkel as party elects successor

Germany looks beyond Angela Merkel as party elects successor

BERLIN: A knife-edge vote Friday will determine ‘s successor as head of her party after 18 years at the helm, with the German chancellor‘s own political fate and legacy on […]

French govt to look at taxes on high-earners: Spokesman

French govt to look at taxes on high-earners: Spokesman

PARIS: The French government will consider bringing back a tax on high earners which President abolished early in his presidency, a key demand of “yellow vest” protesters who have been […]

Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

Turkey prosecutor seeks arrest of two Saudi crown prince allies over Khashoggi murder

ISTANBUL: A Turkish prosecutor has demanded that arrest warrants be issued against two Saudi nationals close to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a […]