French President Emmanuel Macron met with United Nation’s Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday on the sidelines of a G7 summit that will likely expose deep rifts over a clutch of issues such as global trade, climate change and taxing big tech.
France was initially hoping to make social media giants sign a so-called “Charter for an Open, Free, and Safe Internet” on Friday, according to the official program.
Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing US-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President Emmanuel Macron’s tough task in delivering meaningful results on trade,Iran and climate change.
The containers from France and Hong Kong were loaded with a combination of garbage, plastic waste and hazardous materials in violation of import rules, according to customs on Batam Island.
Three French and Estonian troops were wounded on Monday when a car bomb exploded at the entrance to an international peace-keeping base in the Malian town of Gao, France’s military said on Monday.