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28/11/2014

French press review 28 November 2014

The French newspapers are talking about this weekend's Franchophonie Summit of French-speaking countries in Senegal's capital, Dakar.

24/11/2014

French press review 24 November 2014

A political power struggle, an unhappy police force, a new form of democracy, and the reshaping of regional France, those are the eye-catching stories on this morning's French front ...
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Marseille, 28 October, 2014
23/11/2014 - FRANCE

Sarkozy on track to regain control of the French Right

After losing against socialist François Hollande in 2012’s Presidential election, former right-wing President Nicolas Sarkozy dreams of winning back France.

22/11/2014

French press review 22 November 2014

The contrasting political fortunes of President François Hollande and Bordeaux Mayor Alain Juppé, falling petrol prices, the Bhopal gas tragedy in India are some of the stories which ...
18/11/2014

French press review 18 November 2014

Both Le Monde and Le Figaro devote their top story to Maxime Hauchard, the 22-year-old Frenchman believed to have been involved in the recent decapitation of the American hostage, Peter Kassig, and ...
17/11/2014

French press review 17 November 2014

The French press rounds up all the usual suspects . . .
French President Nicolas Sarkozy at the Sens Commun meeting
16/11/2014 - France

Sarkozy calls for gay marriage repeal, Socialists hit back at ‘reactionary’ speech

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called for France’s gay marriage law to be scrapped as he prepares a bid to stand again for the country’s top job in 2017.
16/11/2014

French weekly magazines review 16 November 2014

The political earthquake caused by the “Jouyetgate” scandal is this week’s top story. Corruption claims hit one of Nicolas Sarkozy’s allies.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin during his bilateral meeting with France's President François Hollande
16/11/2014 - France - Russia - G20

Hollande ‘won’t be pressured’ over warship delivery to Russia

French President François Hollande will not be pressured into delivering two Mistral warships being built in France for Russia, he said after the G20 summit in Australia on Sunday.
15/11/2014

French press review 15 November 2014

There are lots of comments in the press this Saturday about the admission in a French hospital of Algeria's long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika. The ANC falls out with a longstanding union ally.
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