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The Paris demonstratrion that followed the Charlie Hebdo killings
08/05/2015 - FRANCE

French Prime Minister Valls in spat with writer over Charlie Hebdo 'impostures'

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is locked in ideological battle with an intellectual who has described the nation's reaction to the Charlie Hebdo killings as a pseudo-secular ...
Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
28/01/2015 - Report: Somalia

Somalia’s prime minister names new cabinet as Shebab deserter calls for peace

Somalia’s Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has named a new cabinet, a few weeks after a previous cabinet was rejected and dissolved only days after being named.
A demonstration in Port-au-Prince calls for President Michel Martelly to resign and eletions to be held
14/12/2014 - Haiti

Haiti’s prime minister resigns amid anti-government protests

Haiti’s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has resigned after repeated anti-government protests and calls for him to quit. A man was shot dead as youths clashed with police on Saturday.

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls visits pilots from the French Air Forces close to Mirage 2000D (back) at the 101 Air-base in Niamey on 23 November 2014.
23/11/2014 - FRANCE - JORDAN - IRAQ

French jets due in Jordan to help fight against IS group

French fighter jets are due to arrive in Jordan soon to join operations against the Islamic State group in Iraq, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday.

Catherine Samba-Panza with former prime minister André Nzapayéké.
10/08/2014 - Central African Republic

New PM named in Central African Republic

Central African Republic’s President Catherine Samba Panza appointed Mahamat Kamoun as her prime minister on Sunday as part of an effort to create a more unified government after more than a ...
Prime Minister Manuel Vall's popularity soars past President Francois Hollande
13/04/2014 - France

Popularity of French President Hollande trails behind PM Valls

In terms of popularity, French President François Hollande and his new Prime Minister Manuel Valls are poles apart.

Mali's new prime minister, Moussa Mara
06/04/2014 - Mali

Mali government resigns as president replaces prime minister

Mali's President Ibrahim Boubakar Keita has replaced prime minister Oumar Tatam Ly with urban planning minister Moussa Mara.
France's newly-named Prime Minister Manuel Valls (L) shakes hands with President François Hollande after deciding on the make-up of his cabinet
03/04/2014 - France

New French government to be business-friendly, Valls

France's new government will be business-friendly, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said last night after announcing a cabinet drawn from the left and the right of his Socialist Party.

Manuel Valls (L) with Jean-Marc Ayrault  at Tuesday's handover ceremony
01/04/2014 - France

'Bon courage' says Ayrault as Manuel Valls takes over as new Prime Minister

Manuel Valls succeeded in the first act of his new job as PM on Tuesday, with a few uncontroversial words of praise for outgoing Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault at a cordial handover ...
France's new prime minister, Manuel Valls
01/04/2014 - France

French women love new Prime Minister Manuel Valls but can he fix things for Hollande?

"A bit testosteroned" was how political journalist Nathalie Saint Cricq, described new PM Manuel Valls on French TV last night.