Thursday, 21st September 2023

Francois Hollande

30 Mar 2017
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that Britain must agree on the conditions of its exit from the EU before the bloc's members discuss other issues such as a trade deal.
29 Mar 2017
The former premier cited the "risks" of a Le Pen victory in confirming his support for Macron, in an interview with BFM TV. Le Pen pounced on the defection as proof of her claim that Macron is effectively a surrogate for outgoing President Francois Hollande.
26 Mar 2017
The tour ending Wednesday in Jakarta is dominated by economic and defence issues and is aimed mainly at strengthening ties with a region with high economic potential, according to the presidential palace.
24 Mar 2017
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.
1 Mar 2017
A policeman providing security for Francois Hollande accidentally fired his gun as the French president was giving a speech on Tuesday, injuring two people in the VIP area of the crowd, an official said.
28 Feb 2017
A French policeman accidentally fired his weapon Tuesday, slightly injuring two people at an event where President Francois Hollande was speaking in southwestern France, an informed source said.
15 Feb 2017
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday called for "justice" over the alleged rape of a black youth with a police baton, an incident that has sparked 10 nights of rioting and more than 200 arrests.
28 Jan 2017
French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Europe to be "firm" in its response to new US President Donald Trump, who a day earlier called Britain's exit from the bloc a "wonderful thing".
22 Jan 2017
France's Socialists voted Sunday in the first round of their presidential primary with candidates including former prime minister Manuel Valls seeking traction in an election tilting to the right.
2 Jan 2017
Western support for military action against the Islamic State group is key to preventing attacks at home, French President Francois Hollande said Monday in Iraq, where yet another bombing killed dozens.
2 Jan 2017
Supporting military operations against the Islamic State group is key to preventing terror attacks at home, French President Francois Hollande said Monday during a visit to Iraq.
28 Dec 2016
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday pardoned a woman who killed her abusive husband, allowing her to walk free from jail where she was serving a 10-year sentence.


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