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France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

France, India to strengthen counter-terror cooperation

Jan 25, – Hollande said he and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had agreed to step up cooperation on counter-terrorism after deadly attacks on Paris in November that recalled the 2008 assault on Mumbai. French President Francois Hollande vowed Monday not to weaken his resolve against terrorism as he held talks with India’s leader on […]

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2 French journalists killed in Mali

2 French journalists killed in Mali

Nov 03, – Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon of Radio France Internationale were grabbed Saturday in the city of Kidal by armed men in a 4×4 just after finishing an interview with the acting head of the rebel National Movement for the Liberation of the Azawad, or NMLA, officials said. Their bodies were dumped a […]

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Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah capture central villages from rebels

Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah capture central villages from rebels

BEIRUT (AP) — Following Wednesday’s capture of Qusair, President Bashar Assad’s forces appear to have directed their efforts toward driving rebels from the country’s densely populated heartland, including the cities of Homs and Aleppo. Syrian troops backed by Hezbollah fighters pressed on with their offensive Friday in the country’s opposition heartland, taking two small villages […]

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Despite differences with Merkel, Hollande proposes eurozone ‘government’

Despite differences with Merkel, Hollande proposes eurozone ‘government’

May 17, AP – To mark his one year anniversary in office, the French president gave a wide-ranging 150-minute news conference, a day after economic data showed France had slipped into recession. The leaders of the eurozone’s two biggest economies, Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande, insist their ties are strong, despite differing views on Europe’s […]

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Among the most unpopular leaders French president at time of crisis

Among the most unpopular leaders French president at time of crisis

April 28, AP – PARIS — Francois Hollande, among the most unpopular French leaders in modern history, remains calm. Lacking the early-career charisma of President Barack Obama or the hard-nosed reputation of Germany’s Angela Merkel, Hollande rose to power in the Socialist Party as a consensus-builder — someone who went out of his way to […]

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