Macron battles Russian and Chinese interference as New Caledonia erupts in violence


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Open this photo in gallery: People demonstrate as French President Emmanuel Macron's motorcade drives past in in Noumea, New Caledonia, on May 23. Mr. Macron has landed in riot-hit New Caledonia, having crossed the globe by plane from Paris in a high-profile show of support for the French Pacific archipelago wracked by deadly unrest and where indigenous people have long sought independence from France.Ludovic Marin/The Associated Press When Emmanuel Macron visited New Caledonia last year, the French President promised a bright future for the South Pacific territory that had been part of France since 1853. In three successive referendums between...