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Hollande vows to fight for weakest until he steps down

Abu Dhabi - French President Francois Hollande vowed Saturday to spend the final months of his presidency fighting to protect the rights of the most vulnerable in society and the world.

French Socialists seek new champion after Hollande bows out

Paris - French Socialists were seeking a new standard-bearer Friday after President Francois Hollande decided against running for a second term, paving the way for Prime Minister Manuel Valls to enter a race already rich in upsets.

France's Hollande: 'Mr Normal' faced extraordinary hurdles

Paris - French President Francois Hollande, who announced Thursday he would not seek re-election, said he wanted to be "Mr Normal" at the start of his time in office -- but his four years at the helm have been anything but.

France's Hollande says will not seek re-election

Paris - French President Francois Hollande dramatically announced Thursday he would not seek re-election next April at the end of his five-year term as he bowed to historic low approval ratings.

Hollande's re-election plans still unknown for French Socialists

Paris - France's divided ruling Socialists began accepting candidates on Thursday for a party primary race ahead of next year's presidential election, with incumbent Francois Hollande yet to declare whether he will stand.

US climate commitment 'irreversible', Hollande warns Trump

Ayguesvives - France president Francois Hollande warned Donald Trump on Saturday that US commitments to reducing climate change and global warming are "irreversible".

Trump win 'opens period of uncertainty': France's Hollande

Paris - French President Francois Hollande, who once said Donald Trump made him want to retch, warned Wednesday that the Republican billionaire's stunning victory in the US election "opens a period of uncertainty.

France's embattled Hollande marks Mitterrand centenary

Paris - Battling rock-bottom approval ratings six months ahead of France's election, embattled President Francois Hollande marked the centenary of the birth of his 1980s predecessor Francois Mitterrand with an appeal for party unity.

Mosul jihadists already fleeing to Raqa: Hollande

Paris - French President Francois Hollande warned Thursday that Islamic State jihadists under attack in the Iraqi city of Mosul are already fleeing to Raqa, their stronghold in neighbouring Syria.

France's Hollande admits 'problem with Islam'

Paris - President Francois Hollande speaks of "a problem with Islam" in French society, in excerpts published Wednesday of a book in which he also suggests that immigration needs to be curbed.

'No camps in France,' vows Hollande, under rightwing pressure

Tours - President Francois Hollande, under pressure from the right wing, on Saturday stepped up his pledge to combat illegal migration, vowing to dismantle a squalid settlement near Calais and prevent similar camps from becoming established in France.

US response to 9/11 increased terror threat: Hollande

Paris - America's response to the 9/11 attacks augmented rather than defeated the jihadist threat, with the consequences of the Iraq war now being felt in terror-scarred France, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.

Hollande warns against sacrificing rights to anti-terror fight

Paris - Islam can co-exist with secularism, President Francois Hollande said Thursday, warning in a speech seen as preparing the ground for a re-election bid that the anti-terror fight should not undermine French values.

France's Hollande says feels 'urge' to run again in 2017

Paris - French President Francois Hollande says he may run in next year's elections provided he sees a chance of winning, but would quit politics if he lost, according to a book published on Friday.

Hollande says France 2024 Olympic bid hardened by terror

Rio De Janeiro - French president Francois Hollande insisted Friday that France has been hardened by recent militant attacks and that the tougher security imposed makes the country ideal for the 2024 Olympics.

'Many foreigners and children' among Nice dead and injured: Hollande

Nice - French President Francois Hollande said Friday that "many foreigners and young children" were among those killed or injured after the truck attack on a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, with around 50 fighting for their lives.

Around 50 in critical condition after Nice attack: Hollande

Paris - French President Francois Hollande said Friday that around 50 people were in a critical condition "between life and death" after a lorry ploughed into crowds celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

Sombre Hollande denounces third 'terrorist' act in 18 months

Paris - French President Francois Hollande said Friday that an attack which saw a truck plough into a crowd in Nice, killing 80 people, was clearly a "terrorist" act.

Hollande returns to Paris for crisis talks after Nice attack

Paris - French President Francois Hollande was heading back to Paris early Friday for crisis talks, his office said, after a van drove into a crowd in the resort of Nice in what a local official said was a "major criminal attack".

Brexit cannot be 'cancelled' or 'delayed' says Hollande

Thiepval - French President Francois Hollande said Friday that Brexit cannot be "cancelled" or "delayed", after meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Hollande bullish on French economy

Paris - President Francois Hollande said he expected the French economy to perform better than expected this year and add at least 200,000 new jobs, as the deeply unpopular leader shifts into campaign mode ahead of next year's elections.

Hollande urges Britain to not drag out Brexit process

Berlin - French President Francois Hollande on Monday urged Britain to "not waste time" in triggering the process to leave the EU, arguing that it is to all parties' advantage to move forward quickly.

Brexit vote a 'grave test for Europe': Hollande

Paris - French President Francois Hollande said Friday that Britain's vote to leave the EU was a "grave test for Europe" in view of the economic and financial consequences.

Little to gain, more to lose for Hollande at Euro

Paris - President Francois Hollande must have been relieved by France's win at the opening match of Euro 2016 but even if the tournament goes smoothly, it is unlikely to change his dire ratings, analysts said.

Election clock ticking for France's fumbling Hollande

Paris - After a blistering week in which French President Francois Hollande made a humiliating U-turn on anti-terror measures and faced massive protests over labour reforms, his prospects for re-election next year look increasingly bleak.

Hollande: Paris, Brussels jihadist network 'being destroyed', others remain

Paris - The jihadist network behind the Paris and Brussels attacks are "in the process of being destroyed" but others remain, warned French President Francois Hollande on Friday.

Hollande expects Abdeslam extradition 'as quickly as possible'

Brussels - French President Francois Hollande said he expected the extradition of Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam "as quickly as possible" following his capture Friday in Belgium.

Hollande urges better ties between French security services

Paris - President Francois Hollande called on Wednesday for better cooperation between French security services to prevent terror attacks, a year after the Charlie Hebdo killings in Paris.

France 'not finished with terrorism' says Hollande

Paris - President Francois Hollande said in his New Year's Eve address to the nation Thursday that France "has not finished with terrorism yet".

'Still difficulties' in climate talks: President Hollande

Paris - French President Francois Hollande said Thursday there were "still difficulties" in the climate talks in Paris, especially on financing. "There are still difficulties, we are aware of them, on financing...
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