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France to speed up delivery of arms to the Lebanese Army, PM

Lebanon Prime Minister Tammam Salam  who is in Paris on an official visit said Friday that French President Francois Hollande has ordered  the speeding  up of the  delivery of French arms to the Lebanese Army  which are being paid for by the 3 billion Dollar   Saudi Arabian  grant that was announced about a year ago. Salam made the remark  […]

France wants to keep its terminally ill sedated until death

France's President Francois Hollande announced Friday that the terminally ill should have "the right to deep, continuous sedation until death." The Associated Press reports that Hollande called for a law to keep terminally ill patients sedated until they die. Show More Summary

French President Francois Hollande likened to Borat in photo

The unpopular French president so often derided at home is now being mocked for looking like Borat on a trip to Kazakhstan.

French President Francois Hollande mocked for ‘Borat’ costume

last weekNews : The Raw Story

French President Francois Hollande has attracted online mockery, and comparisons to the comedy character Borat, after appearing dressed in a traditional Kazakh fur hat and coat in an image posted on social media. Hollande, who was on a visit to the Kazakh capital Asana when the photo was taken,...

French President Hollande makes unexpected visit to Vladimir Putin in Russia

Flying back from Kazakhstan toward Paris, French President Francois Hollande made an impromptu stopover in Moscow on Saturday, where he met with Russian President Vladimir Putin, The Associated Press reports. The visit makes Hollande...Show More Summary

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments for International Coal Financing

As the world turns its eyes to Lima for the COP 20 climate negotiations, which kicked off on Monday, France decided it was not going to wait until next year's negotiations in Paris to show leadership. President Francois Hollande announced an end to export credit financing for coal. read more

Erotic Public Art Whips Parisians Into Butt Plug Buying Frenzy

Paul McCarthy's Tree is the holiday gift that keeps on giving. First, the massive inflatable butt plug sparked right wing outrage and vandalism ; then, it inspired French president Francois Hollande to pen an impassioned butt plug defense. Now, the giant butt plug is gone, but hundreds of ordinary-sized butt plugs have sprung up in its wake. Read more...

Russia Is Returning to Soviet Military Strategy

French President Francois Hollande has essentially vetoed the transfer of the first Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia. The Elysee Palace announced that Moscow's actions in Ukraine do not create the necessary conditions for the transfer of the warship. Show More Summary

President Francois Hollande pictured with Julie Gayet

He famously cheated on his lover, the French First Lady and took up with Julie Gayet.

France, Australia to help bring home Aboriginal remains held in French public collections

4 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

France and Australia agreed Wednesday to work together to help repatriate the remains of Aboriginal people held in French public collections. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott and French President Francois Hollande said their nations would open a consultation on how to return the human remains. Show More Summary

French President Francois Hollande Might Give Up

French President Francois Hollande conducted a rare, 90-minute interview on prime-time television Thursday night. During it, he strongly hinted he wouldn't pursue a second term if unemployment persists in his country, the New York Times reports. Show More Summary

France Stinks... Literally

Having promised that he would not run again if unemployment rates remain high, French President Francois Hollande faces not just record low approval ratings but feces-flinging-farmers. In a show of protest against expressing their anger...Show More Summary

French President Hollande Says He Won't Stand Again If Unemployment Doesn't Drop

Francois Hollande vowed Thursday he would not stand again for the French presidency in 2017 if he had not managed to live up to his promise to bring down unemployment by then. Referring to a failed pledge to "invert the trend" of unemployment,...Show More Summary

Louis Vuitton Foundation museum designed by Frank Gehry opens in Paris

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Emerging from the woods at the edge of Paris like a glass ship, the hyper-modern Louis Vuitton art museum was inaugurated, kicking off an art-filled week in the French capital. French President Francois Hollande hailed architect Frank...Show More Summary

French Unemployed Hits Record High, Hollande Demands EU Budget "Must Be Adapted"

France's President Francois Hollande states confidently that "everyone should respeoct treaties," then 'Junckers' it with this stunningly hypocritical bullshit, "budget rules must be adapted" to support growth and France "has done what it has to do" on its deficit... Show More Summary

Obama Calls United Nations, French President to Address Ebola Threat

President Obama took time out of his Columbus Day weekend to make a few phone calls about the threat Ebola poses to the world. According to the White House Press Office, Obama called French President Francois Hollande “to coordinateShow More Summary

French President François Hollande Reluctant To Take Pic With Visiting Arnold Schwarzenegger, Fearing 7-Inch Height Difference Will Make Him Look Bad

French President Francois Hollande is reluctant to be snapped in a shot alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger, as the politician and his inner circle are fretting that he might be looked… READ ON

Strikers threaten to blow up French factory, stalling Hollande's bid for economic reforms

Striking factory workers in France have threatened to blow up their place of employment in the latest round of hostile industrial action stalling President Francois Hollande's economic reforms....Pharmacies across the country also shut...Show More Summary

France's National Front Continue To Ride High, Taking Two Senate Seats

In a further blow to his credibility, French President Francois Hollande’s ruling Socialist Party has lost control of France’s Senate, allowing the National Front to pick up seats for the first time. The victory for the far right party marks their third significant electoral gain this year, and confirms their ascent into mainstream French politics. Show More Summary

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