Macron said Merkel "has never forgotten what Europe's values are and she leads her country with great courage," referring to her announcement as "extremely dignified."
Protestors have taken to the streets in 100 cities around the country to oppose changes that have resulted in a loss of previously guaranteed monthly support.
"This measure, eagerly awaited by the inhabitants, is the fruit of an important partnership between the prefecture of police, mayors of the district and neighborhood associations," Mayor Anne Hidalgo said.
Gérard Collomb reportedly told journalists last month that "very few of us" could still talk to Macron.
Confidence in President Donald Trump was rated lowest among world leaders from China, France, Germany and Russia.
"She pushed the door open, and raced straight for the betting corner."
The European Union's foreign policy chief said the other nations would "protect the freedom of their economic operators."
A day after the archbishop of Rouen called on a priest to confess his "inappropriate conduct" towards a young woman, the clergyman was found dead in church.
The bombers were "a hazard to all other aviation," the Ministry of Defence said.
President was compared to Marie-Antoinette after telling man finding a job was easy.
Macron previously drew criticism for saying his opponents were "slackers" who didn't want to work.
Finance ministers of Germany, France and the U.K. have been working together to move the plan forward.
Geologists have proposed a new theory for how the British Isles were formed millions of years ago.
U.S. Special Ops photos featured a French military vehicle in Syria's Deir Ezzor, but they were quickly pulled from social media.
Western powers may not even wait for a chemical weapons attack to strike Syria, whose allies are rallying to resist.