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  • France says Europe must be more than 'bank window' in Israel, Palestinian conflict

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday Europe had to play a bigger role to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and could no longer just play the role of a "bank window" for reconstruction after each war. An open-...
  • Hollande entrusts French economy to ex-banker Macron

    PARIS (Reuters) - By making ex-banker Emmanuel Macron his new Economy Minister, French President Francois Hollande will be hoping to boost his pro-reform agenda and end two years of infighting on his economics team. Macron, 36, Hollande's top economic...
  • France's Hollande says Assad cannot be ally in fight against Islamic State

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that opposition forces fighting Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq should have more Western support, but Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could not be an ally against jihadists....
  • Decline of French language could cost half a million jobs : report

    PARIS (Reuters) - A decline in the number of people worldwide who speak French could cost France 120,000 jobs by 2020 and half a million by 2050, due to missed economic opportunities, a report commissioned by President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday....
  • Draghi calls for fiscal help, hears busy signal: James Saft

    (Reuters) - It may well be a big deal that Mario Draghi is now talking fiscal stimulus, but the unlikeliness of this happening only underscores that he'll be forced to do more with monetary policy. The European Central Bank president delivered a ground-...
  • New French economy minister takes aim at 35-hour week

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's new pro-business Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron ran into trouble with trade unions on Thursday for suggesting companies could be allowed exemptions to France's 35-hour week. Introduced by a previous Socialist-led government...
  • France says Libya needs 'exceptional' U.N. support

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande on Thursday called on the United Nations to organize "exceptional" support for Libyan authorities to restore order there because there was a risk the country could fall into chaos. "My main concern...
  • French government resigns amid internal policy squabbles

    PARIS French President Francois Hollande on Monday asked Prime Minister Manuel Valls to form a new government in the wake of a showdown between Valls and Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg about the government's controversial economic policies. In a...
  • Nuevo ministro francés de Economía promete acabar con disputas internas

    PARÍS (Reuters) - El nuevo ministro de Economía de Francia, Emmanuel Macron, prometió el miércoles recuperar la confianza en la segunda economía de la zona euro y acabar con los mensajes contradictorios y con las diferencias internas en política...
  • ECB's Draghi has been 'overinterpreted', says Germany's Schaeuble

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble told a newspaper on Wednesday that European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi had been "overinterpreted" after suggesting that fiscal policy could play a greater role in promoting growth. The...
  • Ex-First Lady accuses France's Hollande of anti-poor jibe

    PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's image took a new knock on Thursday with publication of a tell-all book in which ex-partner Valerie Trierweiler accused the Socialist leader of dismissively describing the poor as "the toothless"....
  • U.S. preparing new round of economic sanctions on Russia

    NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) - The United States is preparing a new round of economic sanctions against Russia for its incursion into Ukraine, a senior White House official said on Thursday on the fringes of a NATO summit in Wales. Deputy White House national...