Europe looks pull the trigger on a big quantitative easing programme on Thursday, six years after the Fed and Bank of England launched their own schemes. It was widely expected, and French President Francois Hollande seems to have let...Show More Summary
``French President François Hollande said Monday the European Central Bank will announce plans to buy eurozone sovereign debt later this week, reinforcing expectations the Frankfurt-based institution will follow other major central banks into so-called quantitative easing.''
French President Francois Hollande says the European Central Bank is going to announce QE this week. Mario Draghi and the rest of the European Central Bank are unlikely to be happy with the intervention. Either he's wrong, and markets...Show More Summary
As demonstrations against the satirical magazine are staged in many parts of the Muslim world, the French president defends what he says is his country's principle of freedom of expression.
French President Francois Hollande addressed the Institute of the Arab World on Friday, in a bid to reassure French Muslims, who fear being the victims of a collective guilt campaign or reprisals after the attack of radicals on Charlie Hebdo.
By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday that anti-Charlie Hebdo protesters in other countries do not understand France's attachment to freedom of speech. He was speaking a day after the satirical...Show More Summary
By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) French President Francois Hollande addressed the Institute of the Arab World on Friday, in a bid to reassure French Muslims, who fear being the victims of…
Paris: French President François Hollande gave a stirring speech about diversity this week. The topic would hardly raise an eyebrow in the U.S., but it’s a rare occurrence in France, which has struggled to integrate immigrants from North and West Africa into its ideal of the colorblind republic.
As Charlie Hebdo cartoonists are buried, French president assures Muslims that his country respects them and Islam.
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that Muslims were the “main victims” of fanaticism, as five of the 17 killed in last week’s Islamist attacks in Paris were laid to rest. Speaking at the Arab World Institute in Paris, Hollande said: “It is Muslims who are the...
Photo by Jacques Demarthon/AFP/Getty Images Eight years in the making, French architect Jean Nouvel's brand new concert hall, the Philharmonie de Paris, finally opens tonight. French president François Hollande will be there, but as revealed in a statement Nouvel sent...
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is making his way to the front of the pack, but not in the political sense that he might have hoped for. During Sunday's huge unity rally in Paris, as 1.5 million people honored the victims ofShow More Summary
Earlier in the day, in ceremonies thousands of miles apart, France and Israel paid tribute to the victims of the terror attacks. At police headquarters in Paris, French President Francois Hollande paid tribute to the three police officers...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande led tributes to the three police officers killed in last week's terror attacks during an emotional ceremony in Paris on Tuesday.
CNN's Jake Tapper was one of the first pundits to highlight President Barack Obama's absence from yesterday's major rally in Paris and his criticism continued today after White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest admitted someone of a "higher level" should have attended the event.
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L), Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita (2ndL), French President Francois Hollande (C), Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merke (4thL), European Council President Donald Tusk (5thL) and Palestinian...Show More Summary
There was one world leader who was out of step with the rest of political elite during yesterday's theatrical procession of world leaders for French unity and for press freedom (even as the bulk of them engage in prosecution of freedom of speech across their own nations): Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Show More Summary
President Obama was AWOL at the historic Paris march in support of the victims of the terrorist attacks of last week and headlines are saying he “let the world down”, however, French President Francois Hollande says his American counterpart has been “very present” behind the scenes. Show More Summary
Leaders from across the globe descended on Paris today to stand by the side of French President Francois Hollande, as tens of thousands of his countrymen crowded into the capital's iconic Republique Square to defiantly proclaim "Je Suis Charlie" in a rally to honor the 17 killed over the course...
World leaders joined hundreds of thousands of people in a 'unity rally' in Paris after the wave of deadly attacks that have left at least 20 people dead in the last few days. Leaders, including French President François Hollande, British...Show More Summary