Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel? | Inside Story

Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel? Niger has struggled to cope with years of attacks by armed groups. They’ve killed thousands. Areas around the capital Niamey were largely considered secure. But on Sunday, gunmen on motorbikes targeted a wildlife sanctuary a short drive from the city. Six French humanitarian aid workers were shot … Read more Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel? | Inside Story

World Leaders Hold Lebanese Aid Conference as Protests Erupt

Global leaders including U.S. President Donald Trump will participate in a video conference on aid for Lebanon later Sunday as protests against the ruling class gather strength in the wake of the catastrophic explosion that destroyed parts of the capital Beirut. The talks are due to start at 2 p.m. in Paris. They’ll be hosted … Read more World Leaders Hold Lebanese Aid Conference as Protests Erupt

Calls grow for government to step down in Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron hosted an emergency donors conference on Sunday, urging world leaders to support Beirut after its devastating explosion. But on the capital’s streets calls are getting louder for the government to step down. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation … Read more Calls grow for government to step down in Lebanon

Macron condemns ‘cowardly’ attack in Niger, vows to fight ‘terrorist groups in the Sahel region’

French President Emmanuel Macron late Sunday denounced a ‘cowardly” attack on humanitarian workers in Niger and said he would do everything to shed light on the incident in which eight people died. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Macron condemns ‘cowardly’ attack in Niger, vows to fight ‘terrorist groups in the Sahel region’

French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

The French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that Lebanon must not be allowed to slide into chaos, following the devastating explosion in the capital Beirut. He was speaking at a virtual donor conference hosted with the United States. Officials say 220 people are now known to have died, with more than 7,000 injured in the … Read more French President warns Lebanon must not “slide into chaos” – BBC News

Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Beirut (AP) — Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn Saturday night as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours with security forces, who responded with heavy volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets. One police officer was killed and dozens of people hurt in the confrontations, which … Read more Beirut Protests Continue Outside of Lebanese Parliament

Macron urges donors to ‘act quickly’ as he opens virtual conference on aid for Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron and the United Nations are co-hosting a virtual donors’ conference Sunday to solicit international aid for Lebanon, whose capital Beirut was devastated by explosions on Tuesday that left more than 150 people dead and a quarter of a million homeless.  Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Macron urges donors to ‘act quickly’ as he opens virtual conference on aid for Lebanon

Macron, UN host virtual donor conference to secure aid for Lebanon

French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday hosts US President Donald Trump and other representatives for a UN-backed virtual conference to drum up aid for Lebanon after the devastating Beirut port blast. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our … Read more Macron, UN host virtual donor conference to secure aid for Lebanon

Beirut residents protest against country’s leadership after the blast

Lebanese residents clashed with police late Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with tear gas and dispersed the crowd. Beirut residents showed their anger against the government during a visit by French President Emmanuel Macron. Many Lebanese blame the disaster on the country’s political elites, accusing them of … Read more Beirut residents protest against country’s leadership after the blast

France offers aid as Mauritius declares emergency over oil leak from grounded ship

French President Emmanuel Macron pledged on Saturday to send teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with an oil spill that environmentalists fear could be a major ecological disaster. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN … Read more France offers aid as Mauritius declares emergency over oil leak from grounded ship

Protesters Clash With Police as Anger and Despair Mount in Lebanon

Lebanese protesters clashed with police late Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with tear gas and dispersed the crowd. Tensions are high following Tuesday’s devastating explosion in Beirut that killed at least 130 people. Earlier on Thursday, Beirut residents showed their anger against the government during a visit … Read more Protesters Clash With Police as Anger and Despair Mount in Lebanon

Anger sweeps through Beirut’s streets after deadly explosion rocked capital | ABC News

The people of Lebanon say government corruption, neglect and mismanagement are to blame for the deadly bomb blast which rocked the nation’s capital. As many mourn the loss of loved ones, anger has swept through the streets with firey protests breaking out overnight. French President Emmanuel Macron has visited the devastated city saying he was … Read more Anger sweeps through Beirut’s streets after deadly explosion rocked capital | ABC News

Beirut – Macron’s speech: “Reforms are needed” (REPLAY)

French President Emmanuel Macron visited shell-shocked Beirut on Thursday, pledging support and urging change after a massive explosion devastated the Lebanese capital in a disaster that has sparked grief and fury. After his speech, he answered a few questions. “Reforms are needed”, he said. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: … Read more Beirut – Macron’s speech: “Reforms are needed” (REPLAY)

Protesters clash with police in Beirut as anger rises following devastating blast

Lebanese protesters clashed with police late Thursday as they tried to approach government buildings in central Beirut. Police responded with tear gas and dispersed the crowd. Tensions are high following the devastating explosion in Beirut that killed at least 130 people. Ealier on Thursday, Beirut residents showed their anger against the government during a visit … Read more Protesters clash with police in Beirut as anger rises following devastating blast

Beirut crowds urge Macron to help

French President Emmanuel Macron toured Beirut’s shattered streets on Thursday, stoppign to hug residents while those around him chanted “Revolution.” Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Reuters brings you the latest business, finance and breaking news video from around the globe. Our reputation for accuracy and impartiality is unparalleled. Get the latest news on: http://reuters.com/ Follow Reuters on Facebook: … Read more Beirut crowds urge Macron to help