Donald Trump took a shot at France yesterday over their approach to national security, while adding that "they won't like me for saying that." Well, if President Francois Hollande's reaction is any indication, it would seem they don't, in fact, like him for saying that.
French politicians told Sputnik that while the National Guard announced by President Francois Hollande to combat the terrorist threat is a step in the right direction, more measures need to be taken to ensure greater security.
French President Francois Hollande decided to establish the National Guard from the existing operating reserves, according to the statement of the Elysee Palace.
PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande demonstrated interfaith unity with France’s religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France's religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting fierce political criticism of the government's security record.
French President Francois Hollande canceled a planned visit to the Czech Republic following the recent terrorist attack at the church in Normandy, the Elysee Palace said on Tuesday.
Police are carrying out an operation a few miles from the Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray church in northern France where a priest was stabbed to death in what French President Francois Hollande called a terrorist attack.
Shortly after the latest terror attack on French soil by two ISIS "soldiers", President Francois Hollande, who was roundly disparaged 12 days ago for the country's lack of preparedness to the Nice truck terror attack which killed 84,...Show More Summary
The Islamic State took credit for an attack on a church in Rouen, France, after two men killed an 84-year-old Catholic priest and were then shot dead by police, according to the Associated Press. French President Francois Hollande denounced the … Continue reading ? The post Islamic State takes credit for French church attack appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
French President Francois Hollande said two assailants who stormed a Normandy church and slit the throat of an elderly Catholic priest on Tuesday had claimed allegiance to the Islamic State group. The hostage drama in the Normandy town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray further stunned a nation already...
French Presiden Francois Hollande said that hostage crisis in northern Normandy region is a terrorist attack, the two knifemen had links with Daesh.
French President Francois Hollande rushed to the scene of the latest terror alert after two assailants were killed by police after taking hostages - including a priest and nuns - at a church in northern France.
French President Francois Hollande on Monday called on his compatriots to end disputes over the security measures during a recent deadly attack in country's southern city of Nice.
On Thursday, UK Prime Minister Theresa May visited France to discuss the upcoming Brexit with French President Francois Hollande. In an interview with Sputnik, French MP Christophe Premat commented on the issue.
Seemingly not satisfied with the domestic blowback from their interventionist-driven Washingtonian foreign policy, Francois Hollande - lagging badly in the polls - has decided to double-down following the recent terror attack in Nice. Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's popularity rating has inched up from a record low this month, despite the heavy criticism he has received over security matters since the Bastille Day attack in Nice, a poll showed on Saturday.
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the recent deadly attacks in the French city of Nice and in Munich, Germany, the Elysee Palace said in a statement on Saturday.
French President Francois Hollande has sent a message of support to German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the deadly Munich shooting.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Francois Hollande have agreed that the special arrangement for border controls at Calais - where thousands of migrants have camped out for years, hoping to make it to Britain - will remain in place post Brexit.
French President Francois Hollande said that 12 people who were victims of the truck attack in the Bastille Day truck ramming in the French resort of Nice are still fighting for their lives.