Thousands of French public sector workers angered by Emmanuel Macron’s plans to freeze their pay and eliminate 120,000 jobs went on strike Tuesday, amplifying opposition to the president's cost-cutting, pro-business agenda.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied to a call Saturday by firebrand leftist politician Jean-Luc Melenchon to join a protest in Paris against French President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping reforms of the labor code.
Supporters of France’s far-left opposition party have staged a protest rally in Paris to voice their discontent with sweeping labor reforms by President Emmanuel Macron, who has suffered a sharp decline in popularity ratings.
President Emmanuel Macron on Friday signed sweeping changes to France's complex labor code into law, ramming through a landmark reform four months into his administration despite protests from hardline unions.
The French president emphasized the influential role of Iran in the Syria peace process, saying no “efficient” solution could be found to the six-year-old crisis in the Arab state without the Islamic Republic.