Francois Hollande

Francois Hollande
President of France
 

Azerbaijan’s President calls for renewed Nagorno-Karabakh talks

Azerbaijan’s President calls for renewed Nagorno-Karabakh talks

But Yerevan tries to present the conflict as a matter of self-determination of Armenians in the region

Letter bomb at IMF#039s Paris office injures female employee

Letter bomb at IMF's Paris office injures female employee

A female employee of the International Monetary Fund was injured today when a letter bomb posted to the world lender's Paris office blew up as she opened it, Reuters reports. The explosion was caused by a homemade device, the head …

Ilham Aliyev recalls Hollande once again that status quo is unacceptable

Ilham Aliyev recalls Hollande once again that status quo is unacceptable

France is the co-chair country of the OSCE Minsk Group, which is making efforts to settle the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and it must be resolved in accordance with international law and within territorial integrity …

Ilham Aliyev meets with Francois Hollande in Paris

Ilham Aliyev meets with Francois Hollande in Paris

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev met with the French President Francois Hollande in Paris. A guard of honor was arranged for the head of state in front of the Elysee Palace. Aliyev …

Hollande blames Russia for attempts to influence public opinion

Hollande blames Russia for attempts to influence public opinion

Russia is seeking to affirm itself as a global power while testing Western countries' resistance, the French President Francois Hollande said. "Russia has been using every tool to influence public opinion. Let …

The riddle of Europe#039s election season

The riddle of Europe's election season

As this European election season begins, no-one yet knows what the Trump effect will be on Europe

EU nations express alarm after Trump closes door on refugees

EU nations express alarm after Trump closes door on refugees

Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen are in the blacklist

Putin briefs Merkel, Hollande on steps to implement Syrian ceasefire

Putin briefs Merkel, Hollande on steps to implement Syrian ceasefire

Russian President Vladimir Putin has had a telephone conversation with German Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande on steps towards implementing the …

Davos 2017 to discuss #039Responsive and responsible leadership#039

Davos 2017 to discuss 'Responsive and responsible leadership'

The 47th World Economic Forum, which annually brings together leading representatives of political and business elites, will open in the Swiss ski resort of Davos today. About 50 heads of state and government, including the British Prime …

Kosachev says current EU is caravan moving with speed of  slowest camel

Kosachev says current EU is caravan moving with speed of slowest camel

By speaking in favor of extending anti-Russian sanctions at the EU summit, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel demonstrated the loss of leading positions in the European Union, …

Merkel and Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia

Merkel and Hollande back extending sanctions on Russia

French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said they want to extend sanctions against Russia due to a lack of progress in implementing a ceasefire deal. Merkel, speaking …

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

A Europe of Merkel and Fillon

Their Partnership Could Bring Ideological Unity and Geopolitical Division

 Hollande not to stand for re-election

Hollande not to stand for re-election

Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France.  Hollande, in a TV address on Thursday said, "I have decided not to be a candidate for the presidential election, to the …

Battle of the ‘pro-Russian’ candidates in France

Battle of the ‘pro-Russian’ candidates in France

Le Pen and Fillon are planning to take a clear course for normalization of the relations with Russia

From Brexit to Trump, Europe reels from year of crises

From Brexit to Trump, Europe reels from year of crises

Repeated diplomatic blows have left the bloc’s standing shakier than ever, with long-held alliances and shared values at risk

Paris attacks: one year later

Paris attacks: one year later

One year ago the Paris attacks of November 13 shocked the world. Gunmen and suicide bombers brought carnage to the heart of the French capital in a series of coordinated attacks targeting revelers at a concert hall, a stadium, restaurants and …

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

Brussels bemoans Russian strategy to weaken EU, backs down on sanctions threat

However, an EU plan to threaten Russia with sanctions for its part in attacks on Aleppo was put on hold

Putin#039s visit to Berlin: Germany#039s reaction

Putin's visit to Berlin: Germany's reaction

There is a strong polarization in German society regarding how the country should position itself in relations with Russia

A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe

A Progressive Political Alliance for Europe

The EU needs a deep political restructuring aimed at building new progressive majorities

EU defines new sanctions policy on Russia

EU defines new sanctions policy on Russia

European Union leaders faced resistance from Italy to impose new sanctions against Moscow. The debate over threatening additional sanctions came during dinner at the EU’s autumn summit, a day after French President …

#039Normandy Quartet#039 reloads Minsk II

'Normandy Quartet' reloads Minsk II

All the leaders of the 'Normandy Quartet' confirmed their commitment to the Minsk Agreements at the summit, the Russian President Vladimir Putin said after international talks in Berlin. In addition, Putin …

Russia opens new cathedral in Paris amid diplomatic tensions

Russia opens new cathedral in Paris amid diplomatic tensions

Amid diplomatic tensions between Russia and France, an Orthodox cathedral was inaugurated next to the Eiffel Tower.

Alexander Rahr: I don’t envy Merkel and Hollande

Alexander Rahr: "I don’t envy Merkel and Hollande"

The US doesn’t want the leadership of Germany and France, the analyst believes

Leaders of #039Normandy Quartet#039 to synchronize watches in Berlin

Leaders of 'Normandy Quartet' to synchronize watches in Berlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit Berlin today, where he will meet the leaders of the 'Normandy Quartet'. A possibility of holding new direct negotiations between the Russian President Vladimir Putin, …

Sarkozy criticized Hollande#039s attitude towards Russia

Sarkozy criticized Hollande's attitude towards Russia

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has joined a chorus of French politicians sharply criticizing the incumbent Francois Hollande for escalating tensions with Russia, following Vladimir Putin’s decision to cancel a …

Kremlin explains why Putin canceled his visit to Paris

Kremlin explains why Putin canceled his visit to Paris

Russian President Vladimir Putin has made a decision to cancel his visit to Paris scheduled for October 19 to wait for a date that would suit his French counterpart Francois Hollande, the Kremlin spokesman …

 Putin cancels Paris visit

Putin cancels Paris visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin has cancelled his upcoming trip to Paris. The move comes after French President Francois Hollande accused the Kremlin of committing war crimes in …

Armenia celebrates its Independence Day

Armenia celebrates its Independence Day

Armenian citizens are celebrating the 25th anniversary of the country's independence. An independence referendum was held in the Republic of Armenia on September 21, 1991, and was to determine if voters were in favor of independence from …

9/11 attacks: the lessons not taken

9/11 attacks: the lessons not taken

15 years have passed since the unprecedented attacks in the United States in the world history, known as the September 11 attacks. The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others. Today the entire world community …

Erdogan, EU leaders discuss visa cancellation

Erdogan, EU leaders discuss visa cancellation

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, France’s President Francois Hollande and Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo …