Hollande and Merkel requested that Minsk agreement be respected to avoid new sanctions against Russia

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande, warned this Friday with new sanctions on Russia if the ceasefire reached in Minsk is violated by pro-Russian separatists. “We are more convinced than ever that it must implement the agreements of...

Merkel and Hollande arrive to Moscow to hold conversations with Putin

The President of France, François Hollande, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived today to present a new peace plan to Vladimir Putin for the separatist Ukraine, which is expected to help reach a ceasefire in the conflict that has caused around 5,300 deaths so far. The...

“Inmediate cease fire” in Ukraine is requested by Poroshenko, Hollande and Merkel

French President François Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the head of state of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko appealed this Sunday to set an “immediate ceasefire” in the east of the country, reported the Elysee. In a telephone interview, the three leaders...

Police officers killed in terrorist attacks are honored by Hollande

The president of France, Francois Hollande, paid tribute this Tuesday to the three police officers killed last week in Paris during the jihadist attacks, of whom he said were killed “with courage and dignity” in the fulfillment of their duty. Ahmed Merabet, Franck...

A march will be held in Paris for the victims of the attack that left 17 dead

Hundreds of thousands of people are congregated in Paris hours before starting the manifestation of homage to the victims of the attacks that left 17 dead this week in France, in which about 50 political leaders worldwide will participate. “Paris is today the capital of the...

Terrorist attack against French satirical media leaves at least 12 dead

At least twelve people, including two policemen, were killed and four are in critical condition after an attack with assault rifles and rocket launchers against the headquarters of the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, in Paris. According to local witnesses, two armed men...

Hollande rejects accusations of former first lady Trierweiler

The president of France, François Holland, has defended himself from accusations of his former first lady Valerie Trierweiler, that he described poor people as “edentulous”, referring to those who can not afford dental care. Hollande, visibly outraged, stressed this...

Presidents commemorate 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings

U.S. President Barack Obama and French President, Francois Hollande, in the company of twenty heads of state and government commemorated today, June 6, the 70th anniversary of the Allied Disembark that ended the Nazi occupation during World War II on the beaches of Normandy . The...