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Protestors wave placards at a rally against the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) just days before parliament is due to open a debate on the free trade pact in Kuala Lumpur
04/02/2016 - Pacific Rim

Unions claims Trans-Pacific Partnership undermines democracy

The biggest trade deal in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), was signed in Auckland, New Zealand, on Thursday.
There was pomp and ceremony - but only a small audience - for Raul Castro at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on Monday
02/02/2016 - CUBA - FRANCE

Hollande calls for swift end to US Cuba sanctions as Raul Castro visits Paris

French President, François Hollande, has called for a rapid end to US sanctions on Cuba during a historic visit to Paris by President Raul Castro.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani meets Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome, 25 January 2016.
25/01/2016 - Iran - Italy - France

Iran's Rouhani in Italy, France for first post-sanctions EU trip

Before arriving in France this week to sign business deals and repair a sometimes tense relationship, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani is in Italy, the first stop in his first visit to Europe ...
French President François Hollande and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Chandigarh on Sunday
25/01/2016 - FRANCE - INDia

France, India sign Rafale deal but price not yet fixed

France and India have signed an accord on the purchase of 36 French Rafale jet fighters but have yet to reach agreement on some money matters.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
25/01/2016 - FRANCE - RUSSIa

Macron in Moscow: France wants Russia sanctions lifted by mid-year

The French economy minister has announced that France will assist in lifting sanctions imposed by the West on Russia by summer this year.
The deal is to be signed when Iran's President Hassan Rouhanis is in Paris next Wednesday, ministers say
24/01/2016 - FRANCE - IRAN

Iran to buy 100+ Airbuses as sanctions end

Iran's national airline is to sign a deal to buy 114 planes from European planemaker Airbus during President Hassan Rouhani's visit to France this week, Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi said on ...
Welcome to India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi
24/01/2016 - FRANCE - INDia

Why is French President Hollande in India?

French President François Hollande began a three-day visit to India on Sunday.
French President François Hollande arrives in Chandigarh on Sunday
24/01/2016 - FRANCE - INDia

Hollande predicts slow progress on Rafale deal on arrival in India

French President François Hollande predicted modest progress in long-drawn-out negotiations for the sale of Rafale fighter jets to India on arrival in Chandigarh on Sunday.
Jérôme Kerviel, October 2015.
18/01/2016 - FRANCE

Surreptitious recording revives Kerviel case

Two French media released on Sunday a surreptitious recording of a judge involved in the Kerviel investigation.
Iranian President Hassan Rohani is expected to visit Paris in January
19/12/2015 - FRANCE - IRAN

Iran's President Rohani invited to visit France in January

French President François Hollande has invited Iran's Hassan Rohani to visit Paris in January, following the cancellation of a visit last month because of the 13 November Paris attacks, the ...