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French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius will be in Iran on Wednesday
28/07/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Bad blood between France's Fabius and hardliners in Iran

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius's visit to Iran on Wednesday will be a key test of the relationship between Tehran and Paris, French President Francois Hollande says, as hardliners in Iran ...

French weekly magazines review 26 July 2015

The French press blames France for the 25-year delay in Hissène Habré's war crimes trial.

French press review 25 July 2015

Ankara has finally decided to join the anti-Islamic State group coalition. They will offer aircraft and airspace to help bring down the jihadists.

French press review 24 July 2015

What next for French farmers blocking holiday roads in demand for increased food prices?

French press review 23 July 2015

Should French farmers be satisfied with the 600 million euros in emergency aid offered yesterday by the government?
Farmers block a road in Normandy on 21 July 2015
22/07/2015 - FRANCE

French government pledges 600 million euros to aid protesting farmers

French farmers' protests spread on Wednesday as the government pledged 600 milion euros to helping livestock producers driven close to bankruptcy by falling pork and beef prices.
Farmers block the road leading to the Mont-Saint-Michel in Normandy
21/07/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande announces emergency plan on meat prices as farmers block French roads, bridges

French President François Hollande has announced that an emergency plan to help livestock farmers will be discussed at Wednesday's cabinet meeting.

Laurent Fabius, French Foreign Affairs Minister during climate negotiations in June in Bonn, Germany
21/07/2015 - France - climate change

France calls for compromise to reach climate change deal at December conference

France's foreign affairs minister called for compromise on political differences to speed up progress on an agreement on climate change at a conference of representatives of 45 countries in Paris on Monday.


French weekly magazines review 19 July 2015

The Greek tragi-comedy dominates the cover stories for yet another week, after Alexis Tsipras' unbelievable volte-face allowing Europe to apply the austerity programme he asked the Greek people to ...
French President Francois Hollande with Jacques Delors, the former head of the European Commission and one of the architects of the euro
19/07/2015 - France

French President Hollande calls for 'stronger organisation' behind euro

It is time to overhaul the euro’s governance, French President Francois Hollande said in comments published Sunday, saying France favours a “stronger organisation” behind the ...