# France

Heavy armed German soldiers secure the departure of Defense Minister von der Leyen on 19.12.2016 in Gao, in the north of Mali, at the airport Camp Campor. Photo: Kay Nietfeld/dpa/archive
Heavy armed German soldiers secure the d […]

Macron pushes for EU security amid flagging US promises

President Trump has left many allies wondering if the US would jump in to help in case of an emergency. Now the French President is calling on the EU to review its security and defence policies.
03.08.2018, France, Bormes-les-Mimosas: Emmanuel Macron, President of France, meets Theresa May, Prime Minister of Great Britain, in the south of France to discuss Brexit. The Brexit meeting between French President Macron and British Prime Minister May has met with clear criticism in advance. Photo: Sebastien Nogier / EPA POOL / AP / dpa +++ dpa broadcast +++
03.08.2018, France, Bormes-les-Mimosas: […]

May seeking French support for Brexit plan

Theresa May has met Emmanuel Macron as she stepped up her efforts to win backing for her Brexit plans.
22.07.2018, Sweden, Grotingen: A helicopter fights a forest fire near Grotingen. The forest fires rage spread all over Sweden. The three largest in central Sweden alone are more than 20,000 hectares in size. Photo: Robert Henriksson / TT NEWS AGENCY / dpa +++ dpa broadcast +++
22.07.2018, Sweden, Grotingen: A helicop […]

EU ramps up assistance to combat ‘unprecedented’ blazes in Sweden

Sweden is fighting its most serious wildfires in decades which prompting the government to seek help from the military.