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 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
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…
Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Paris, France, where he met with Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and then with President Francois Hollande to offer condolences after last week's attacks and to reiterate the support of the United States for the French people and our ongoing commitm
THE SUPREME COURT WILL take up gay marriage. But John Kerry and Francois Hollande aren’t waiting.
The relationship between John Kerry, the Secretary of State of the United States of America, and Francois Hollande, the president of France, has been on the rocks since Kerry stood up Hollande at the Je Suis Charlie rally in Paris last weekend. Show More Summary
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...
The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Jan. 12: ——— The French, united — as Sunday’s march through Paris showed — will fight back, President Francois Hollande vowed after last week’s horrific massacre of journalists, police officers and civilians. They have to — their security is under threat. And so is that [...]Show 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.
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
Amid the tears, the sorrow and the defiance of the unity march in Paris on Sunday, there was nonetheless at least one moment that managed to raise a smile. While cameras focused on the moment that the president of the republic, François Hollande, embraced Patrick Pelloux, the doctor and columnist...
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
French Socialist President Francois Hollande conveyed a message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asking him not to come to Paris to take part in the Unity March against terror on Sunday. An Israeli source privy to the contacts between the … Continue reading ?
(John Hinderaker) Tonight in Paris, up to three million people marched to support freedom of speech and to defy Islamic terrorism. They were led by more than 40 heads of state–along with France’s President Francois Hollande, Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prime Minister David Cameron, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and dozens more. Show More Summary
Socialist President Francois Hollande banned National Front Party and Leader Marine Le Pen from the “Unity Rally” in Paris on Sunday. La Pen was furious and posted this tweet. Instead, Marine Le Pen attended a rally in the southern town … Continue reading ?
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...
At least two dozen world leaders will join the march in Paris on Sunday, to express their solidarity following the recent attacks. France’s President Francois Hollande will be accompanied by an important number of leaders, including Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano … Continue reading ?