President Macron has to reform the French labor market. It's a precarious balancing act. Hardly any other European country grants employees so many rights and the unions so much power as France.
In his acceptance speech for the Charlemagne Prize, French President Emmanuel Macron urged the European Union to make reforms. We cannot lose any more time in implementing them, says DW's Bernd Riegert.
While calling the US decision to leave the Iran nuclear deal a "mistake," French President Macron told DW he is for an expanded deal with Tehran. He also said Europe is in charge of saving multilateralism.
One year ago, Emmanuel Macron won the French presidential elections, advocating a reform program. Now, Macron is at a crossroads, says political scientist Emiliano Grossman.
Marking one year since the president's inauguration, the far-left France Insoumise (France Unbowed) called for rallies in Paris, Toulouse and Bordeaux to protest reforms. A carnival atmosphere dominated the events.
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