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Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with Nicolas Sarkozy, French former president and head of the conservative Les Republicains political party, outside Moscow, Russia, October 29, 2015
29/10/2015 - France-Russia

Friends or pawns? Sarkozy is falling into Putin's trap, says analyst

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy met with his 'old' friend Vladimir Putin on Thursday, in a visit that has set tongues wagging about Sarkozy's real motives.

French weekly magazines review 25 October 2015

This week's magazines look at life in Clichy-sous-Bois ten years after the riots which followed the deaths of two teenagers. Would Alain Juppé make a good French president?
French President François Hollande in Le Mans for the motor race on Saturday
14/06/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande opens world's biggest wine fair in Bordeaux

French President François Hollande opened the world's biggest wine fair in Bordeaux on Sunday, the first time a head of state has done the honours at the Vinexpo salon


French Press review 1 June 2015

Nicolas Sarkozy's rivals dig in for full-blown fight after being booed at their new Republic party congress and the French paints a black portrait of Burundi's embattled President turned footballer ...

French press review 30 March 2015

Departmental elections (again), Syria and endebted Greeks are some of the topics catching editorial eyes this Monday morning.


French weekly magazines review 8 March 2015

How Chad was brought into the fight against Boko Haram. Jihadists hope to purge other religions from the Middle East. Socialist face defeat in regional elections.
Election posters in Herimoncourt in the Doubs constituency
04/02/2015 - France

Sarkozy’s UMP split over refusal to back Socialists against Front National in by-election

France’s main right-wing opposition party, the UMP, was split on Wednesday after its executive committee refused to take sides in a by-election that could see the far-right Front National (FN) ...
Former UMP president Jean-François Copé
03/02/2015 - France

France's former opposition leader Copé under investigation over Sarkozy fine

Jean-François Copé, former president of the right wing opposition UMP party, has been placed under official investigation for suspected misuse of funds, according to judicial ...

French weekly magazines review 01 February 2015

The weeklies cannot agree on the hottest news this week.

French press review 22 December 2014

The medical staff on strike, solidarity action in Madagascar, politics with Juppé appearing as a favorite and a return to childhood with Winnie-the-Pooh...Here are what the French newspapers ...