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Spied on by the BND? French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent Fabius
12/11/2015 - France - Germany

France demands truth over reports German spies snooped on Foreign Minister Fabius

French President François Hollande says he wants all the information from Berlin after reports that Germany's foreign intelligence network spied on French Foreign Affairs Minister Laurent ...
French President Francois Hollande at the Valletta Summit on Migration
12/11/2015 - FRANCE - united states - Cop21

Hollande clashes with Kerry over legally binding climate deal at Cop21

French President François Hollande has contradicted US Secretary of State John Kerry and insisted that the Cop21 Paris climate conference will produce a binding agreement.
An apple marked with the Cop21 logo at a garden in Metz, eastern France
09/11/2015 - FRANCE - Cop21

Scientists warn of climate disaster as ministers prepare Cop21 Paris summit

Parts of New York, Shanghai and other cities could be submerged under water and millions driven into poverty, scientists warned on Monday as ministers and climate envoys from some 60 countries met to ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin will attend the opening day of COP21 in Paris on November 30.
08/11/2015 - France - COP21

Vladimir Putin to attend opening day of COP21

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be among the more than hundred heads of state who will be attending the opening day of the climate change conference COP21 to he held in Paris from November 30.
France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is seen while school children participate at the inauguration of the World People's Conference on Climate Change, in Bolivia, October 10, 2015
06/11/2015 - France

UN unblocks climate finance to poor countries as France unveils 'dress rehearsal'

The UN's Green Climate Fund approved its first projects to help developing nations on Friday, three weeks before a crucial word summit to reach a climate rescue pact.
Thomas Fabius, the son of French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius, arriving at the Paris courthouse on June 1, 2011
30/10/2015 - France

Marine Le Pen calls for resignation of Foreign minister after son indicted

French Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has called on Foreign minister Laurent Fabius to resign, after his son was slapped an arrest warrant on Thursday for writing bad checks at a Las Vegas casino.


French press review 29 October 2015

Austria opens deep fracture in the EU's Schengen treaty; Iran's rehabilitation as a partner in the Syrian crisis forces France to reshuffle her cards; Fertility problems put China on the verge of ...
An Israeli security checkpoint at the entrance of the Jabel Mukaber neighborhood of East Jerusalem.

France, US to discuss Palestinian conflict as Israel steps up security

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and his US counterpart John Kerry were due to discuss the worst unrest the Palestinian territories have seen in years on Wednesday as the Israeli government announced the creation of roadblocks and deployment of army reinforcements.

Damaged buildings are pictured during a sandstorm in the Douma neighbourhood of Damascus, Syria, 7 September 2015.
11/09/2015 - France - Syria

France may launch strikes in Syria 'in self defence': Fabius

If France launches air strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, it would take place “under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter, in other words, in self-defence”, French Foreign ...
Wellwishers welcome migrants at the main railway station in Dortmund, Germany
08/09/2015 - FRANCE - IRAq - SYRIa

French minister slams only-Christian refugees call, as Paris minorities conference opens

As Paris hosted a conference on protecting minority groups in the Middle East Tuesday, Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve lambasted French mayors who have said they would only accept ...