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Patrick Buisson, former advisor to ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy in October 2012
29/07/2015 - France

Sarkozy's ex-advisor under investigation for 'pointless' opinion polls

A six year legal battle engulfing some of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's closest allies, took a new twist on Wednesday, when his former advisor Patrick Buisson was put under investigation for fraud.

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?

French press review 18 July 2015

The 'Grexit' is out of sight but not out of mind, as the German parliament green-lights a Greek bailout plan with "legitimate scepticism".

French press review 17 July 2015

French papers square off over political bickering about President Francois Hollande's revelation of a foiled terrorism plot by homegrown jihadists.

Greece's new Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos at Saturday's Eurogroup meeting
12/07/2015 - Greece - FRANCE - Germany - ITALy

France works for Greek debt agreement as Germany takes tough stance

France will continue to be a "point of contact" in talks about Greece's debt , Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Saturday, as Greek and Italian tempers frayed

A recent poll found that more than two-thirds of French are against a proposal to use empty churches as mosques
08/07/2015 - France

Sarkozy signs petition to protect empty churches from conversion to mosques

A proposal to use empty churches as mosques has drawn strong opposition in France, with a poll showing more than two-thirds against it and former president Nicolas Sarkozy signing an appeal entitled: ...
French President François Hollande arrives in Luanda, 2 July 2015
03/07/2015 - ANGOLA - FRANCE

Hollande praises Angola's stability on business-centred visit

French President François Hollande praised Angola as a force for stability in Africa during a visit to the oil-rich country on Friday.
Charles Pasqua, seen here October 1986 when he first became France's interior minister
30/06/2015 - France

Former French interior minister Pasqua dies at 88

Former French interior minister Charles Pasqua died in a hospital in the Paris suburbs Monday at age 88.