French centre-right presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French presidential candidate Francois Fillon accused President Francois Hollande on Thursday of being involved in what he alleges is a government plot to spread damaging media leaks about his financial affairs.
French centrist Emmanuel Macron has received weighty backing in his bid to become president from Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, sources close to the minister told AFP Thursday. Le Drian, a widely respected member of the Socialist...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a French national appeared to have been involved in a suspected, attempted attack in the Belgium city of Antwerp.
President Francois Hollande sent a message of "solidarity" and "support to the British people" saying France could identify with their pain after the attack, in which three French high school students were also wounded.
PARIS (Reuters) - A second member of the French government of Socialist President Francois Hollande changed camp on Thursday, announcing that he was backing centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron instead of the Socialist Party contender in the presidential election.
The campaign hasn’t officially started, but candidates to be France’s next president are already locked into battle. Tonight the top five will face-off on TV, the first time a presidential debate has been held before the start of the election season. While 11 candidates will be on the ballots in the first round of elections […]
One month before the French cast their first votes for president, mainstream parties are battling for relevance as anti-establishment candidates such as Marine Le Pen come to the fore. The far-right Le Pen shares pole position in the run-up to the April 23 first round with Emmanuel Macron, who professes to be neither left nor right. Show More Summary
Emmanuel Macron was a minor figure in French politics and a relative unknown to voters until just a few months ago, but he is now the odds-on favorite become the country’s next president. At 39 years old, Macron would be the youngest...Show More Summary
"Neither of the right, nor the left" in his own words, Emmanuel Macron is a 39-year-old former banker hoping to convince the French to take a chance on youth in this year's election. He has never been elected and only started his party...Show More Summary
Emmanuel Macron is currently the favourite to win the 2017 French election. At 39 years old, he is the youngest candidate in the race — and the only one with no experience in running a campaign. He served under President François Hollande...Show More Summary
Othman Nasrou, Vice President for international affairs and tourism in France’s Île-de-France region, spoke to Newsweek during a visit to London.
In 1981, the French stock market dipped in fears over François Mitterrand’s presidency win and the same could happen again, says Saxo Bank’s head of macro analysis Christopher Dembik. In the 30 days following the first round in the 1981...Show More Summary
Three of the five top contenders for the French presidency make excuses for Vladimir Putin's Russia.
The two frontrunners for the French presidency clashed spectacularly in the campaign's first televised debate between leading candidates Monday night. All five candidates landed punches during vigorous discussion on the big issues for France: jobs, terrorism, immigration, and Europe. But the face-off between independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist...
PARIS (Reuters) - French junior minister and ecology party lawmaker Barbara Pompili gave her backing to Emmanuel Macron's presidential campaign on Tuesday, the first member of the Socialist government to do so.
PARIS (Reuters) - France and Japan support a "free and open maritime order" in the Asia-Pacific region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said after talks with French President Francois Hollande on Monday.
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Seven countries and an American donor on Monday pledged $75.5 million (70 million euros) to a UNESCO-backed fund aimed at protecting the world's cultural heritage against war and terrorism. French President Francois Hollande hosted the...Show More Summary
World donors pledged more than $75 million Monday to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the wave of ideological-driven destruction carried out by Islamic State militants. French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors' conference in the Louvre Museum in Paris, said...