French president Francois Hollande is not bending to pressure by labor unions trying to force the government to retract unpopular labor laws that were recently forced through parliament. Unions have gone on strike in order to shut down...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande intends to push labor reform despite nationwide protests against the controversial bill causing fuel shortages across France.
PARIS (Reuters) - French riot police removed picketers and barricades blocking access to a large fuel distribution depot as President Francois Hollande warned anti-reform protesters on Friday that he would not let them strangle the economy.
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French President Francois Hollande wants to loosen the nation's strict labor code. The country's largest union is fiercely opposed.
French President Francois Hollande was coming under severe pressure to backtrack on his controversial labor reforms after eight days of mass protests across the whole of France, with fuel refineries blockaded and employers warning the economy is under threat.
PARIS (AP) — France’s Socialist President Francois Hollande is engaged in the biggest test of his presidency, facing months of protests and strikes against a labor law that are threatening nationwide fuel shortages. The fight is over a reform that aims to boost hiring by making France’s 35-hour workweek more flexible, making it easier to […]
French President Francois Hollande is standing firm over controversial reforms to strictly codified French labor laws that have caused mass strikes across France for months including the current blockade of refineries, leading to fuel shortages.
In the wake of French president Francois Hollande using an obscure article of the constitution in order to bypass parliament and force through labor reforms that are viewed as unfavorable to workers, protests have been ongoing in the country. Now, French refinery workers have launched a strike to hit the government where it hurts the most. Show More Summary
On June 1, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande will take a break from their respective domestic crises and attend a ceremony to inaugurate the Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) in Switzerland. While the US has been focused on resolving LGBT...Show More Summary
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Saturday held a phone talk with his French counterpart Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the deployment of a special police mission of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to Ukraine's southeast, according to a statement published on the presidential website.
French President Francois Hollande has confirmed the EgyptAir Flight MS804 bound from Paris to Cairo has crashed with 66 people on board. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump immediately speculated terrorism was involved...Show More Summary
An Egyptian airliner carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar screens over the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday morning. Later Thursday, French President Francois Hollande confirmed that the airliner had crashed. Here's what we know so far: EgyptAir Flight 804 took off from Paris’s Charles de Gaulle airport at 11:09 p.m. en route to Cairo. […]
TOP STORIES EGYPTAIR FLIGHT MS804 HAS CRASHED INTO THE MEDITERRANEAN French President Francois Hollande confirmed the plane, which left Paris headed for Cairo carrying 66 passengers and crew, had crashed into the Mediterranean Sea after an unexplained disappearance from radar. Show More Summary
Donald Trump blamed terrorism for a vanished EgyptAir flight before authorities were even sure the plane had crashed with 66 people on board. French President Francois Hollande confirmed Thursday that the plane had “crashed” and an accident investigation had been opened after the plane fell 22,000...
EgyptAir Flight MS804 in route from Paris to Cairo with 66 people on board was confirmed to have crashed by French President Francois Hollande, with officials searching for survivors and suspecting possible terror activity.
According to Kremlin’s press service, Vladimir Putin has sent telegrams expressing his condolences to French President Francois Hollande and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi over the disappearance of the EgyptAir passenger plane over the Mediterranean Sea.
French presidential office said that Francois Hollande spoke to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Sisi following the disappearance of the MS804 EgyptAir passenger plane and pledged cooperation to establish the circumstances.
French President Francois Hollande's popularity has plummeted to a record low of 17 percent as he faces another day of protests against his reforms of the strictly codified labor laws which have sparked massive opposition.
PARIS (Reuters) - Strikes by French railway and port workers halved train services and prompted cancellation of ferry links to Britain on Wednesday as labor unions sought to force President Francois Hollande's government into retreat on labor law reforms.