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French Kosher Store Burns Down on Attack Anniversary

PARIS — A suspected arson attack on a French kosher grocery store revived fears over anti-Semitism on Tuesday, three years to the day since an assault on a Jewish supermarket by an Islamist gunman.

Firefighters use a ladder, left, to reach the 6th floor of a building in Neuilly-sur-Seine, outside Paris, in this photo taken Saturday Sept. 14, 2002. Five firefighters were killed by two explosions as they tried to extinguish a blaze in this residential building, it was the biggest loss in the …

French Ex-PM Valls Trails in Left-Wing TV Primary Debate

Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, long tipped to win the left-wing ticket for France’s presidential election this spring, trailed his rivals after a debate on Sunday where his immigration policies came under fire.


Former PM Valls Loses Lead in Socialist Primaries

PARIS – Former French prime minister Manuel Valls has lost his lead over leftist opponent Arnaud Montebourg ahead of the Socialist primaries, an Ifop poll, published by the weekly Journal du Dimanche, showed on Sunday. In case of a second-round


French Socialists Try to Re-Energise Beleaguered Left

French Socialist presidential candidate Manuel Valls sought to re-energise the beleaguered Left on Tuesday, as he set out his programme to clinch his party’s presidential nomination for elections this year.


Bernard Cazeneuve Named New French PM after Valls Quits

French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was appointed as the new prime minister on Tuesday after Manuel Valls resigned to seek the Socialist nomination in the presidential election, the presidency said.

(AFP) - French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was appointed as …

French PM Manuel Valls to Announce Presidential Bid

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is expected to announce he is entering the race to be the Socialist candidate for next year’s presidential election, after Francois Hollande said he would not stand, a move that would mean a government reshuffle.

(Reuters) - French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is expected to …

French PM: Europe at Risk of Collapse

The European Union is in danger of breaking apart unless France and Germany, in particular, work harder to stimulate growth and employment and heed citizens’ concerns, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in the German capital on Thursday.

(Reuters) - The European Union is in danger of breaking …

PM: Terror Attack ‘Not Ruled Out’ in Egypt Air Disaster

An EgyptAir flight carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo went down into the Mediterranean Sea during the night in a mysterious crash that the Egyptian Prime Minister says may have been due to a terrorist attack.


French PM Urges ‘Harsh’ Punishment Over Anti-Police Violence

France’s prime minister called on Thursday for “harsh” punishment for those attacking police officers, a day after protesters torched a police vehicle in central Paris. “The punishment must be harsh, the enquiry has just started, arrests have been made,” Manuel

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French PM: Donald Trump Is a Little Man, And Probably A Bad Man

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has accused the likely Republican nominee Donald Trump of being “little” and a “bad man”, stating that the unpopularity of globalism is a “challenge” to be confronted. In the interview with France’s Public Senat channel,


French PM Warns Extreme Islam Winning The Propaganda War

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were winning the propaganda war for hearts and minds, warning the veil was being used as a political symbol for the “enslavement of women”. Speaking at a roundtable on Islamism in

Prime Minister Manuel Valls said extreme forms of Islam were …