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French press review 26 November 2015

President Hollande's diplomatic marathon to build an anti-Daech coalition in rocky terrain as he flies to Russia.
26/11/2015 - FRANCE

Hollande calls on French people to display national flags

French President François Hollande has called on French citizens to decorate their homes with the national flag on Friday to commemorate the victims of the Paris attacks.

Russian ambassador to France Alexander Orlov
25/11/2015 - FRANCE-Russia

Russia wants joint staff against IS with France, US and even Turkey

The Russian ambassador to France told French radio Europe 1 on Wednesday that Moscow wanted an anti-Islamic State organisation alliance with France, the United States and even Turkey.


French press review 25 November 2015

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins in hair-raising revelations about foiled plots planned by the mastermind of the deadly Paris assaults; And Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane deals a severe blow ...
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls at the National Assembly in Paris, 19 November 2015.
25/11/2015 - FRANCE

Valls urges European Union to limit migrant numbers

According to German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls urged on Tuesday the European Union to limit the number of migrants in its bloc because of threats of ...
A Rafale aircraft takes off from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle during operations in the Mediterranean Sea, 23 November 2015.
24/11/2015 - France- Syria

France launches air strikes in Syria and Iraq from newly-deployed aircraft carrier

France launched its first air strikes against the Islamic State organisation (IS) on Monday night from its Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier.

French press review 24 November 2015

French President Francois Hollande hastens efforts to build a large military coalition against ISIS; the state of the army's readiness for war; and the burden the expedition brings to the country's ...

French press review 23 November 2015

French press watches Belgium as it struggles with a state of heightened alert that had shut down businesses and trains to facilitate a hunt for masterminds of the Paris bombings.

French press review 21 November 2015

Most papers take the opportunity to look back on the week since the tragic Paris killings, the accounts suggesting that the nation is defiant and united, even if somewhat isolated in the ...

French press review 20 November 2015

What does the fact that terrorist suspect Abdelhamid Abaaoud died on French soil say about the French intelligence services and the Schengen no-border zone?