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Syria hands back Assad award to US ‘slave’ France

Syria returned to France the prestigious Legion d'Honneur it gave to President Bashar al-Assad, saying Thursday he would not wear the award of a "slave" to America.

France to strip Syria’s Bashar al-Assad of National Honour

The French Government plans to strip Syrian President Bashar al-Assad of his Legion d’Honneur, France’s most prestigious award, days after participating in airstrikes against suspected chemical weapons sites in Syria.

France’s Emmanuel Macron leads tributes to ‘hero’ police officer

French President Emmanuel Macron has led tributes to Arnaud Beltrame, the "hero" policeman who died after swapping himself for a hostage in a jihadist attack, saying he symbolised the "French spirit of resistance".

France to strip Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein of Legion d’Honneur – Emmanuel Macron

France will strip disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of the prestigious Legion d’Honneur, President Emmanuel Macron said Sunday.

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