Paris has made its latest move in the political gambit over the Syrian crisis. French President Francois Hollande has called on Syria’s opposition to form a provisional government, saying France won’t hesitate to recognise it. Our correspondent Tesa Arcilla reports on what this means for the conflict. RT LIVE rt.com Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Like [...]
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Simon Macgregor Wood reports from Paris as President Francois Hollande has used France’s national day to denounce huge job cuts at car maker Peugeot.
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France’s largest carmaker, Peugeot Citroen, has announced it is cutting 8000 jobs. 3000 will go as a result of the closure of a car plant near Paris – the first to shut in France for 20 years. It’s a blow for new President Francois Hollande’s jobs and growth agenda, as Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Paris.
The UK Prime Minister has welcomed French president Francois Hollande in London but it will have been an uneasy meeting given the differences between the two men. Last month David Cameron caused outrage when he promised to roll out the red carpet to French businesses hoping to escape a new 75 per cent tax rate. [...]
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Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was in Paris on Wednesday to try to find common ground with Francois Hollande, the new French president. The two leaders are deeply divided over how to deal with Europe’s financial crisis. Hollande has made growth his priority, and has openly challenged Merkel’s insistence on austerity. It is the first [...]
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The French President says Paris is also considering military intervention in Syria. It comes as a disappointment to those who hoped Francois Hollande would reverse his predecessor’s aggressive foreign policy, and focus on problems at home. Subscribe to RT! www.youtube.com Watch RT LIVE on our website rt.com Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com Follow us on [...]
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It seems to have gone virtually unnoticed, but the world leaders at this year’s G8 summit have taken the biggest step in years in tackling climate change by tackling the under-emphasized issue of short-term pollutants. Read the full story here: blogs.telegraph.co.uk Add TDC to your circles on Google+ plus.google.com Join the conversation on Facebook www.facebook.com [...]
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Debt-stricken Greece should stay in the Eurozone – that’s the united message from leaders of the world’s most powerful economies, after a day of crisis talks in the US. Athens dominated the G8 gathering, amid fears it may be headed for a chaotic and unprecedented exit from the single currency block. However, some believe that [...]
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With the election of Hollande to the French presidency, to what degree will we see the Franco-German relationship change (if at all)? Will the eurozone experience new directions with the departure of Sarkozy? How will Germany’s role change through all of this? Is Merkel still the EU’s ultimate king-maker/decision-maker? Can Germany still have its way [...]
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The Socialist Party’s Francois Hollande, was to be sworn in as France’s president before naming a prime minister and dashing to Germany to battle with Berlin over how to tackle Europe’s debt crisis. Al Jazeera’s Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.
Thomas Costerg says new president has stiff challenges to grapple with.