.Paris, France
French President Emmanuel Macron. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The requirement for people to wear masks outdoors in much of the country would be lifted from Thursday
  • The 11:00 pm COVID curfew will be scrapped on June 20
  • The curfew is being lifted 10 days earlier than initially planned

.Cornwall, UK
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, right, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel ahead of a bilateral meeting during the G7 summit in Cornwall, England, Saturday June 12, 2021. AP/PTI(AP06_12_2021_000095B)

  • There were a lot of expectations from the G7 summit, and a few pivotal moments came out of it
  • Tensions were simmering high beneath the surface on many global matters
  • A photo of Boris Johnson trying to elbow a masked Merkel, who didn't reciprocate, had emerged 

.Cornwell, Chipping Norton, UK
G7 leaders on Sunday will back new conservation and emission targets to curb climate change. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The G7 leaders are set to issue new commitments on climate change
  • It includes mandating the use of only so-called clean coal for power "as soon as possible"
  • This is the first in-person gathering of global leaders in nearly two years

.Cornwall, UK
President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron shake hands during a bilateral meeting at the G-7 summit in England. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Joe Biden and Emmanuel Macron held their first meeting in person on Saturday
  • The leaders discussed climate change, the global tax rate, NATO and counterterrorism
  • The meeting between the two lasted more than an hour

.Valence, France
France President Emmanuel Macron began a nationwide tour last week. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Macron was slapped by a man near the city of Valence on Tuesday
  • Macron called the incident "stupidity" and an "isolated event"
  • The assailant is expected to be charged with assaulting a public figure

.Paris, France
French President Emmanuel Macron was slapped on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Emmanuel Macron blamed "ultra-violent" individuals for the incident
  • I am doing fine, said Macron
  • The video of the incident has gone viral on social media

.Paris, France
French President Emmanuel Macron was on trip to southeast France. (Photo Credit-PTI)

  • Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a man on Tuesday
  • Two people have been detained after the incident, said an official
  • Emmanuel Macron approached a barrier to shake the hand of a man, who slapped him

.Paris, France
French President Emmanuel Macron was in the Drome region when the incident took place. (Photo Credit- AP/PTI)

  • Emmanuel Macron was slapped by a bystander on Tuesday
  • In 2008, shoe was hurled at then US  President Gerge W Bush
  • Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was stabbed, while campaigning in the 2018 election

.Paris, France
So far the coronavirus has claimed 109,431 lives in France. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Already 25.4 million people have received a first shot of a vaccine
  • People over 50, workers in professions exposed to the virus were given priority
  • Emmanuel Macron's government is keen to expand the vaccine coverage

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