Francois Fillon

 
French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding
French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding
On Thursday, a French appeals court ruled that former president Nicolas Sarkozy should answer charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012...
French hostages in Niger killed in 'cold blood'
French hostages in Niger killed in 'cold blood'
Suspected al-Qaeda kidnappers killed two young French hostages in cold blood during a failed rescue operation in the deserts of Niger, France's...
'Mime knows neither borders nor nationalities'
'Mime knows neither borders nor nationalities'
The world's best-known mime artist, Marcel Marceau, has died aged 84, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon's office said on September 23.
France won't back Ukraine, Georgia Nato bids
France won't back Ukraine, Georgia Nato bids
France will not support bids by the former Soviet republics of Georgia and Ukraine to become members of Nato, putting it at odds with the United...
Sarkozy vows to punish gun-toting rioters
Sarkozy vows to punish gun-toting rioters
French President Nicolas Sarkozy vowed on Wednesday that rioters who shot at police during two days of Paris suburban unrest would be severely...
State workers join rail strike in France
State workers join rail strike in France
Pressure from the street against French President Nicolas Sarkozy's programme of reforms intensified on Tuesday as hundreds of thousands of state...
French mime artist Marcel Marceau dies
French mime artist Marcel Marceau dies
The world's best-known mime artist, Marcel Marceau, has died aged 84, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon's office said on Sunday.
War with Iran must be avoided, says French PM
War with Iran must be avoided, says French PM
Everything must be done to avoid the prospect of war with Iran, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said on Monday, a day after his foreign...
Sarkozy hosts Mandela for dinner in Paris
Sarkozy hosts Mandela for dinner in Paris
Former South African president Nelson Mandela, in Paris on a private visit, met French President Nicolas Sarkozy for dinner at the Élysée...
Somali pirates end French hostage-taking peacefully
Somali pirates end French hostage-taking peacefully
Pirates off the coast of Somalia released 30 hostages seized aboard a French yacht a week ago following negotiations that ended the stand-off...
France works to free crew taken hostage off Somalia
France works to free crew taken hostage off Somalia
French authorities were working on Saturday to free a luxury cruise yacht and its 30-member crew taken hostage by pirates off the coast of...
Mandela, Chirac discuss charity work
Mandela, Chirac discuss charity work
Former French president Jacques Chirac on Wednesday discussed his plans to set up a foundation with Nelson Mandela, who is on a private visit to...

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