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NOUMEA, New Caledonia | Macron honors New Caledonians before independence vote

NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged the “pain of colonization” during a visit to New Caledonia, as the South Pacific archipelago prepares to vote on whether to break free of French rule. Macron paid homage Saturday to 19 independence activists killed 30 years ago after taking police hostage in the … Continue reading NOUMEA, New Caledonia | Macron honors New Caledonians before independence vote

BRUSSELS | France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning

BRUSSELS  | April 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday ruled out any expansion of the European Union until the bloc is reformed, as a top EU official warned that the volatile Balkans could face a return to war if countries in the region have no hope of joining. Macron’s insistence on a … Continue reading BRUSSELS | France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning