ARTICLES RELATING TO FRANCOIS HOLLANDE

Hollande says rights important in 'terror' fight

2016-04-18 05:38

French President Francois Hollande said respecting human rights was not a hindrance in the fight against 'terrorism' but an aid, after meeting Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.

Hollande abandons plan to strengthen state of emergency

2016-03-30 18:10

French President Francois Hollande has decided to abandon a bill that would have revoked citizenship for convicted terrorists and strengthened the country's state of emergency

French lower house votes to enshrine state of emergency in constitution

2016-02-09 09:37

The lower house of the French parliament has voted in favour of enshrining in the constitution the process of declaring a state of national emergency, one of a series of controversial amendments the government proposed after November's Paris attacks.

French president pardons woman jailed for killing violent husband

2016-02-01 08:24

French President Francois Hollande has pardoned a woman who was jailed for 10 years for killing her husband after he abused her for decades, the president's office has announced.

France pledges aid to Tunisia

2016-01-22 22:33

France will provide one billion euros to Tunisia over the next five years as part of an economic support package.

Hollande: Threat continues year after Hebdo attacks

2016-01-07 15:11

French President Francois Hollande says a "terrorist threat" will continue to weigh on the country a year after attacks at Charlie Hebdo.

France begins one-year commemorations of Charlie Hebdo attack

2016-01-05 14:38

French President Francois Hollande unveils a plaque at the former offices of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo as commemorations began to mark the attack there and two more days of horror.

France 'not finished with terrorism' - Hollande

2016-01-01 12:40

President Francois Hollande has told the French public that the country "has not finished with terrorism yet".

Ramadi liberation 'most important victory yet' against ISIS - Hollande

2015-12-29 07:32

French President Francois Hollande has congratulated Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on his army's liberation of Ramadi from Islamic State forces, saying it was "a major step" in the conflict.

317 detained after banned Paris climate protest

2015-11-30 13:03

Paris police say 317 people have been detained after an unauthorised protest seeking to call attention to climate change, which ended with police firing tear gas at protesters throwing bottles and candles.

 

Hollande, el-Sisi set to sign new arms deal

2016-04-17 18:01

The French president will be meeting with Egypt's president to boost military ties between the two countries.

Paris suspect Abdeslam, two others arrested

2016-03-18 22:39

Police have arrested three people including key Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam in a raid in Brussels.

French government wants to extend the state of emergency

2016-02-03 15:35

France's government is calling for a three-month extension of the state of emergency that has been declared after November 13 deadly attacks in Paris.

Hollande says France won't allow threats to weaken it

2016-01-25 14:20

France's president says the country will not allow threats to weaken its resolve against terrorism.

Castro to meet Hollande in Paris

2016-01-18 19:08

Cuban President Raul Castro is set to meet his counterpart Francois Hollande in Paris, the French presidency says.

Man shot dead near Paris police station

2016-01-07 14:15

A man wielding a knife has been shot dead by the French police as he tried to attack a police station.

Accidental hero: the Muslim who saved Jews in Paris attack

2016-01-05 09:10

Lassana Bathily was an undocumented migrant from Mali until he became an unlikely hero by saving shoppers' lives during the jihadist attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris a year ago.

Hollande under fire over citizenship debacle

2015-12-30 11:01

President Francois Hollande's call for convicted terrorists to lose their French citizenship if they have a second nationality has triggered uproar.

France's far-right set to make history in first poll since attacks

2015-12-06 14:02

France's far-right National Front is widely predicted to take a step towards gaining control of at least one region for the first time, as polls opened three weeks after jihadist attacks in Paris left 130 people dead.

France commemorates victims of terrorist attacks in Paris

2015-11-27 14:32

The French tricolour hung solemnly from the balconies and windows along misty Parisian streets as some 2 000 people gathered at the city's military museum to pay homage to the victims of the November 13 terrorist attacks.

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