iran: Iran nuclear talks set for pause amid European ‘concern’ – Times of India

iran Iran nuclear talks set for pause amid European concern

TEHRAN: Negotiations in Vienna aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal are to be suspended Friday, Iranian media said, as European diplomats expressed “disappointment and concern” at the latest proposals from Iran. The semi-official ISNA news agency said the talks would “most likely” resume on Monday but French President Emmanuel Macron warned there could be … Read more

gulf: France signs weapons mega-deal with UAE as Macron tours Gulf – Times of India

gulf France signs weapons mega deal with UAE as Macron tours

DUBAI: France announced multibillion-euro deals Friday to sell fighter planes and combat helicopters to the United Arab Emirates, aiming to boost military cooperation with its top ally in the Persian Gulf amid their shared concerns about Iran. The UAE is buying 80 upgraded Rafale warplanes in a deal the French Defense Ministry said is worth … Read more

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel; at least 31 dead – Times of India

Migrant boat capsizes in English Channel at least 31 dead

CALAIS: At least 31 migrants bound for Britain died Wednesday when their boat sank in the English Channel, in what France’s interior minister called the biggest migration tragedy on the dangerous crossing to date. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said 34 people were believed to have been on the boat. Authorities found 31 bodies _ including … Read more

macron: Macron gives UK more time over fish feud – Times of India

macron Macron gives UK more time over fish feud

GLASGOW: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday that retaliatory measures threatened against Britain over a row about post-Brexit fishing rights would not be implemented at midnight, with fresh talks planned this week. Discussions will “continue tomorrow” between France, the UK and the European Commission, Macron said on the sidelines of the COP26 summit in … Read more

morrison: Australia to Macron: ‘We didn’t deface Eiffel Tower’ – Times of India

morrison Australia to Macron We didnt deface Eiffel Tower

CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison denied that he had lied to France’s President Emmanuel Macron while secretly negotiating a submarine deal with the United States and Britain, an accusation that has escalated a rift over Australia’s surprise cancelation of a French deal. Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce suggested France was overreacting, saying, “we didn’t … Read more

macron: Macron says Australian PM lied to him over subs spat – Times of India

macron Macron says Australian PM lied to him over subs

ROME: French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said Australia’s prime minister outright lied to him over a cancelled submarine deal, deepening an already fraught diplomatic crisis. “I don’t think. I know,” Macron said when asked by Australian media if Scott Morrison was untruthful in their private dealings. Both leaders are attending the G20 in Rome … Read more