A new poll in Le Monde finds France’s Socialists “still trail well behind four other main candidates for the French presidency days ahead of the first round of the party’s presidential primary.” The survey finds far-right National Front (FN) leader [...]
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Socialists still trail well behind four other main candidates for the French presidency days ahead of the first round of the party's presidential primary, according to extracts from a new opinion poll published by Le Monde.
French President Francois Hollande replied bluntly on Monday to Donald Trump's criticism of the European Union, saying the EU "has no need for outside advice" in its affairs. "I say it here, Europe will always be willing to pursue transatlantic...Show More Summary
Chancellor joined by French president in making curt comments about the US president-elect’s remarks about Germany, EU and Nato Angela Merkel and François Hollande have responded curtly but defiantly after Donald Trump cast further doubt on his commitment to Nato and gave strong hints that he would not support EU cohesion once in office. Show More Summary
French president tells representatives from 70 countries it is up to Palestinian and Israeli leaders to achieve peace.
Today and tomorrow (January 13-14), Mali is hosting the “Africa-France Summit,” which French President Francois Hollande is attending. The event is occasioning reflections in the French, European, and African media regarding Hollande’s Africa policy and legacy as a whole. Many of the … Continue reading ?
The targeted killing of terrorists abroad is justified to protect national security, most candidates in Thursday's socialist primary debate for the French presidency agreed. However, most also argued that the public should not be told about it.
France wants a "multiple shareholder" solution to STX France, the shipbuilding company being sold off, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday. "We are working with the aim that the state can remain a minority shareholder, we want a multiple shareholder solution…
By far the biggest political betting market at the moment is on the French presidential election the first round of which takes place in April. On the Betfair exchange alone £2m has been matched which suggests that this will be a huge market when we get to polling day. All the focus has on the […]
Police intervened after finding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy riding on the wrong side of the road in Saint Tropez.
A suicide bomber driving a pickup loaded with explosives struck a bustling market in Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 36 people in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group hours after French President Francois Hollande arrived in the Iraqi capital. The bomb went off in a fruit and vegetable market that was packed […]
French President Francois Hollande arrived in Baghdad Monday to meet the French forces helping Iraq in the fight against the Islamic State group and to hold talks with top officials. Hollande had already visited in 2014 and remains the...Show More Summary
Supporting military operations against the Islamic State group is key to preventing terror attacks at home, French President Francois Hollande said Monday during a visit to Iraq.
A suicide bomber blew up his explosives-laden vehicle Monday in a bustling market area in Baghdad, killing at least 22 people, Iraqi officials said, hours after the arrival of French President Francois Hollande to the country and amid a fierce fight against the Islamic State group.
French president also visits Iraq to salute troops which are taking part in a US-led military coalition against ISIL.
French President François Hollande said he would on Monday visit French troops fighting Islamic state armed group jihadists in Iraq.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned against the risks of rising nationalism in his last New Year address ahead of the election of his successor next spring. Hollande, who said this month he would not...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Saturday warned against the risks of nationalism in his last New Year address ahead of the election of his successor next spring.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Saturday said he would visit Iraq on Monday to salute troops which are taking part in a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State.
PARIS, Dec 28 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday made a rare use of his presidential powers to pardon a woman who had been convicted in 2012 of the murder of her violent husband. Jacqueline Sauvage had been sentenced to 10 years in jail for shooting dead the husband who had beaten her up for decades. Show More Summary