France

How Resilient is the French Economy?

How is Europe’s economy doing? It depends on who you ask. A recent report from the International Monetary Fund anticipates…

Juncker Commends Croatia, Deems Them Ready for Schengen

Bordering the Adriatic Sea, the touristic country of Croatia – with its diverse landscapes and idyllic beaches – joined the…

Are Deadly Storms the Climate’s New Normal?

Last week’s storms pounded Southern Europe and caused massive flooding throughout Spain, Italy, and France. Cars were swept away, cities…

France Fails Emissions Test

French President Emmanuel Macron has made headlines for his proactive attitude in fighting against climate change, including his push back…

Threat of Violence Looms Over Corsica as Mafia Grip Tightens

This past September, over 30 local politicians, public figures, and members of the artistic community gathered in the Corsican capital…

France Blocks Balkan Accession Hopes

For over a decade, the Balkan states of North Macedonia and Albania have endeavoured to become member states of the…

France Continues to Lead Security Solution for Unstable Sahel Region

Since 2014, France has spearheaded Operation Barkhane in an effort to help stabilise a vast region that encompasses the countries…

Iran, the US and Gunboat Diplomacy

At the beginning of October, France gave both the US and Iran a one-month deadline to come together at the…

Legal Action Is Too Late for Alpine Glaciers

On September 23rd, Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg joined forces with fifteen other teenagers from around the world to…

France Seeks to Close Loophole on Tech Tax

Last July, France levied a 3 percent income tax on American tech giants like Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, Facebook and Apple.…
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