François Hollande http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25315/all en France says will support Mali within UN resolution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/france-says-will-support-mali-within-un-resolution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - France will support Mali's request for military assistance to help counter an offensive by Islamist rebels but strictly within the framework of a U.N. Security Council resolution, President Francois Hollande said on Friday.</p> <p>"We are faced with a blatant aggression that is threatening Mali's very existence," Hollande said in a New Year speech to diplomats and journalists.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/france-says-will-support-mali-within-un-resolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Hollande Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:00:39 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733065 at http://www.globalpost.com Mali president to meet Hollande in Paris Wed -source http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/mali-president-meet-hollande-paris-wed-source <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore will meet French President Francois Hollande in Paris on Wednesday following his request for French military assistance in pushing back a rebel offensive, a French diplomatic source said.</p> <p>Hollande said earlier on Friday that Paris would respond favourably to Mali's request for help, within the limits of United Nations Security Council resolutions, and was ready to move to stop a push by the rebels into new territory.</p> François Hollande Traoré Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 12:00:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733094 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/blank-headline-received-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>FRANCE'S HOLLANDE SAYS MALI OPERATION WILL LAST AS LONG AS NECESSARY</p> François Hollande Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:45:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733267 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/blank-headline-received-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HOLLANDE SAYS FRENCH ARMED FORCES BEGAN INTERVENTION TODAY TO SUPPORT MALIAN GOVT FORCES</p> François Hollande Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 17:45:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733265 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-France to pursue Mali mission, raise domestic security http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-france-pursue-mali-mission-raise-domestic-security <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 12 (Reuters) - France will pursue operations in Mali to prepare a subsequent African-led intervention to oust Islamist rebels and will step up anti-terrorist security measures on its own territory, President Francois Hollande said on Saturday.</p> <p>As French aircraft pounded rebel fighters for a second day, Hollande said he had given instructions that the several hundred French troops sent to Mali must keep their actions strictly limited to supporting a West African ECOWAS operation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-france-pursue-mali-mission-raise-domestic-security" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Economic Community of West African States Francois Hollande François Hollande War Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:15:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733638 at http://www.globalpost.com Hollande says expects African troop deployment to take week http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/hollande-says-expects-african-troop-deployment-take-week <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>ABU DHABI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that the deployment of a joint African force to help French troops battle al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Mali could take "a good week."</p> <p>Speaking from a French military base in Abu Dhabi, Hollande also said French forces in Mali had overnight "made further strikes which hit their targets."</p> <p>"We will continue the deployment of forces on the ground and in the air," Hollande added.</p> Francois Hollande François Hollande Government War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 06:45:14 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734551 at http://www.globalpost.com France will leave Mali when it is stable, safe - Hollande http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/france-will-leave-mali-when-it-stable-safe-hollande <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - France will end its intervention in Mali and pull its forces out once the West African country has returned to being stable and safe with a solid political system, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday.</p> <p>"We have one goal. To ensure that when we leave, when we end our intervention, Mali is safe, has legitimate authorities, an electoral process and there are no more terrorists threatening its territory," Hollande told a news conference during a visit to the United Arab Emirates.</p> François Hollande War Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:15:37 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734769 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/blank-headline-received-5 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>FRANCE'S HOLLANDE SAYS IS IN CONSTANT CONTACT WITH ALGERIAN GOVT OVER GAS FACILITY HOSTAGE ATTACK</p> François Hollande Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:24:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735158 at http://www.globalpost.com France says French nationals held at Algeria gas facility http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 17 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande confirmed on Thursday that there were French nationals among Western hostages being held by Islamist militants at a gas plant in Algeria.</p> <p>"There were and there are French nationals at this facility," Hollande told a news conference after a meeting with Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdelaziz Bouteflika François Hollande International relations War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 12:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735549 at http://www.globalpost.com France asks Canada to extend one-week C-17 Mali contribution http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/france-asks-canada-extend-one-week-c-17-mali-contribution <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* First C-17 flight landed in Mali on Thursday</p> <p>* Canadian position for now is plane will stay one week</p> <p>OTTAWA, Jan 17 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande asked Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to extend the one-week contribution of a C-17 military cargo plane to the campaign against Islamist rebels in Mali, French Ambassador Philippe Zeller said on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/france-asks-canada-extend-one-week-c-17-mali-contribution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Hollande Government Stephen Harper Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 16:45:36 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735683 at http://www.globalpost.com Hostage crisis shows Mali intervention justified-Hollande http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-22 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>PARIS, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The hostage crisis in Algeria shows that French intervention in Mali is justified, President Francois Hollande said on Thursday.</p> <p>Hollande said that events seemed to have taken a "dramatic" turn at the remote desert gas plant but he did not yet have enough information to allow a proper assessment of the situation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/blank-headline-received-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Francois Hollande François Hollande Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 18:01:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735736 at http://www.globalpost.com Hollande says Mali action will last as long as necessary http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/blank-headline-received-6 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TULLE, France, Jan 19 (Reuters) - France's military intervention in Mali will last as long as it takes to overcome terrorism in the region, President Francois Hollande said on Saturday.</p> <p>"People often ask how long this will last. I reply, the time it takes. The time it takes to vanquish terrorism in this area," he said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/blank-headline-received-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Francois Hollande François Hollande Politics of France Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 15:15:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736588 at http://www.globalpost.com PREVIEW-Franco-German motor sputters in crucial euro year http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/preview-franco-german-motor-sputters-crucial-euro-year <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* France, Germany celebrate 50 years of friendship treaty</p> <p>* Domestic politics limit room for manoeuvre on joint initiatives</p> <p>* Hollande-Merkel not spectacular but workman-like</p> <p>By Noah Barkin and Mark John</p> <p>BERLIN/PARIS, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Germany and France will put on a show of total unity this week to mark the 50th anniversary of the Elysee Treaty that cemented their post-war reconciliation.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/preview-franco-german-motor-sputters-crucial-euro-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe François Hollande Government Social Issues Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:45:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736912 at http://www.globalpost.com REUTERS WORLD NEWS OUTLOOK http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-world-news-outlook <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Following are some of the main world news events expected in the next week (all times GMT). Asterisks denote new listings.</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>MONDAY, JANUARY 21</p> <p>BRUSSELS - Eurogroup Meeting (1600).</p> <p>WASHINGTON - Fifty-Seventh Presidential Inauguration (1100).</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/reuters-world-news-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addis Ababa African Union François Hollande Politics Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:45:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737141 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-Hollande says no question of "diminishing" EU for Britain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/rpt-hollande-says-no-question-diminishing-eu-britain <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>GRENOBLE, France, Jan 23 (Reuters) - There is no question of "diminishing" the European Union to allow Britain to stay in it, French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday after British Prime Minister David Cameron demanded a radical reform of the EU and promised a referendum on Britain's membership.</p> <p>"What I'll say, on behalf of France and as a European, is that it isn't possible to bargain over Europe to hold this referendum," Hollande said on a trip to the Alpine city of Grenoble.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/rpt-hollande-says-no-question-diminishing-eu-britain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> François Hollande Politics of France Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:45:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738468 at http://www.globalpost.com