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Macron warns Europe not to rebuff Trump and Putin – Starr Fm

French President Emmanuel Macron says Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin are threatening Western values of openness and tolerance, but isolating them from Europe would be counterproductive. “If you decide just to push them back from Europe and our values, saying ‘you’re betraying our values’, you lose them,” he told the …

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I was surprised Macron won – Pujolas – Starr Fm

The French Ambassador to Ghana Francois Pujolas has said that he was dazed by the rise of Emmanuel Macron to political stardom. French voters in May, 2017 elected the unknown Macron politically as their president. He defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen wining 66.06percent of validate votes cast. The …

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Mahama congratulates new French president Macron – Starr Fm

Ghana’s former president John Mahama has congratulated Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron on his decisive victory in the French presidential election. Mr Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen by about 65.5% to 34.5% to become, at 39, the country’s youngest president, the results show. Mahama took to microblogging platform …

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Voters decide between Le Pen and Macron – Starr Fm

French voters are choosing their next president after an unpredictable campaign that has divided the country. The second round contest pits centrist Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old former investment banker, against the far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen, 48. Citizens in some overseas territories and many French expats abroad have begun …

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Macron condemns ‘massive’ hacking attack as documents leak – Starr Fm

The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the target of a “massive hacking attack” after a trove of documents was released online. The campaign said that genuine files were mixed up with fake ones in order to confuse people. It said it was clear …

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Macron ‘most convincing’ in final debate – Starr Fm

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron was more impressive than rival Marine Le Pen in Wednesday evening’s final TV debate, a viewers’ poll says. The candidates traded insults for more than two hours, arguing over terrorism, the economy, and Europe. The French broadcaster BFMTV found voters had a more favourable …

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Macron says EU must reform or face ‘Frexit’ – Starr Fm

The polling average line looks at the five most recent national polls and takes the median value, ie, the value between the two figures that are higher and two figures that are lower. “I’m a pro-European, I defended constantly during this election the European idea and European policies because I …

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