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Hollande Makes His Final Foreign Trip to Berlin

BERLIN (AFP) – Outgoing French President Francois Hollande made an emotional final foreign trip on Monday to Berlin, ahead of the transfer of power to his successor Emmanuel Macron next week. Chancellor Angela Merkel greeted him warmly at the entrance of the

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In Pics: French Presidential Candidates Cast Their Votes

PARIS (AP) – Candidates in France’s presidential election have started to cast their votes. Hard-line right-winger Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, who rails against Europe, was the first of the 11 presidential candidates to vote Sunday morning in his constituency in the leafy

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French President Pushes for ‘Outsider’ UK to Be Included in EU Army

France’s outgoing socialist premier, François Hollande, claims the United Kingdom “will become an outsider” after it leaves the European Union (EU) and cannot expect any “advantages” – but he also wishes to include it in plans for greater European military integration.

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France Insists on Two State Middle-East Peace Deal

France is committed to a two state solution for the Middle East conflict, President Francois Hollande said, a week after Donald Trump broke with international consensus by stepping back from the goal.

"This Paris agreement... is irreversible, no one can get out of it," said French President Francois Hollande during a speech in the southwest of France

Francois Hollande Will Not Seek Re-Election as French President

French President Francois Hollande announced Thursday that he would not seek a second term in next year’s presidential election, saying he hoped to give his Socialist party a chance to win “against conservatism and extremism” by stepping aside.

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French Left President Hollande Weighs Up Candidacy For 2017 Elections

PARIS (AP) — France’s government spokesman is insisting that Socialist President Francois Hollande and his prime minister can’t compete against each other in an upcoming presidential primary. Attention turned Monday turned to the troubled French left, after the staunchly conservative

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Hollande: Brext Shouldn’t Put Free Movement at Risk

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday that Britain’s decision to leave the European Union should not jeopardise the bloc’s principle of free movement. “They have decided to leave. I think the worst attitude would be to

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Hollande Tells Britain: Take More Migrants

Britain should accept hundreds of migrant children from the Calais ‘Jungle’ camp while continuing to fund £87 million worth of security measures around the port, the French President has said. Speaking after making a pledge to close the camp by

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‘No Camps in France,’ Vows Hollande, Under Right Wing Pressure

(AFP) – President Francois Hollande, under pressure from the right wing, on Saturday stepped up his pledge to combat illegal migration, vowing to dismantle a squalid settlement near Calais and prevent similar camps from becoming established in France. “There will