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Francois Hollande

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  • Popular French PM Valls loses shine as approval ratings slips

    PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has slipped below a 50 percent approval rating for the first time since he was nominated in a March cabinet reshuffle, a poll showed on Sunday, as President Francois Hollande remained deeply unpopular....
  • Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing

    Kerry makes case against Russia in Malaysia plane's downing
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry laid out what he called overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 as international horror deepened over the fate of the victims' remains. Kerry demanded that...
  • French soldier killed in Mali suicide bombing

    PARIS/BAMAKO (Reuters) - A French soldier was killed in the first suicide bombing targeting France's forces in northern Mali, where local and foreign troops are struggling to restore order after putting down an Islamist insurgency last year, officials...
  • EU leaders fail to agree on top jobs, to decide end-August

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders failed to agree at a summit on Wednesday on sharing out a package of top jobs in the 28-nation bloc, including a new foreign policy chief, and postponed the decision until late August. The talks foundered...
  • French parliament passes reform to ease prison overcrowding

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's parliament adopted a law on Thursday calling for more use of probation and other measures to reduce overcrowding in a creaking prison system which Justice Minister Christiane Taubira says does little to cut reoffending. The...
  • British PM Cameron warns Putin: EU ready to impose tougher Russian sanctions

    LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron warned Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin on Monday that the European Union was ready to impose tougher sanctions on Russia after separatists downed a Malaysia Airlines plane with the loss of 298 lives....
  • Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash

    Britain's Cameron warns of additional penalties on Russia after crash
    British Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday that he would press fellow European leaders to impose harsher sanctions on Russia in the aftermath of the Malaysia Airlines crash. Cameron, who has been the most vocal Western European leader to...
  • French center-right wants Sarkozy re-election despite legal woes: poll

    PARIS (Reuters) - A clear majority of French center-right voters want former president Nicolas Sarkozy to seek re-election in 2017 and his support has grown despite legal troubles facing him and his party, an opinion survey showed on Thursday. The Ifop...
  • Islamist group claims attack that killed French soldier in Mali

    DAKAR/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An armed Islamist group formed by al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide bombing this week that killed a French soldier in northern Mali. In a video posted on the Internet, a...
  • At least four French on board crashed Malaysia Airlines flight: minister

    PARIS (Reuters) - The Malaysia Airlines flight that crashed in eastern Ukraine on Thursday carried at least four French nationals on board, France's foreign minister said on Thursday. Asked about reports there were four French nationals aboard the...
  • Delivery of French warship depends on Russia's attitude: Hollande

    PARIS (Reuters) - A decision on whether to deliver a second Mistral helicopter carrier to Russia will depend on Moscow's attitude over the Ukraine crisis, French President Francois Hollande said on Monday. Speaking during a dinner with the presidential...
  • Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking

    WASHINGTON Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent's energy dependence on Russia. Europe is under increasing pressure internally and from the United States to cut energy...