Politics Francois Hollande

  • *Decision a blow for Japan's nascent defence export industry. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, April 26- France has beaten Japan and Germany to win a A $50 billion deal to build a fleet of 12 submarines for Australia, one of the world's most lucrative defence contracts, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. "The recommendation of our competitive...

  • Treasury Under Secretary Nathan Sheets participates in "U.S.- China Economic Engagement in 2016: A Conversation on China" before the 7th Annual China Business Conference hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce- 2130 GMT. NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech to the Investment Industry Association of Canada and Securities Industry and...

  • NEW DELHI, April 16- Negotiations for India to buy 36 French Rafale fighter jets are nearing the finish line, the Indian defence ministry said, with sources saying the price will be set at around $9 billion. Both sides had hoped to wrap up the strategic order during President Francois Hollande's visit for India's Republic Day celebration in January, but hard...

  • *Low turnout favours eurosceptics in Netherlands as in UK. BRUSSELS, April 7- The European Union's long-running problem with voters just got a little worse after the Dutch rejected an agreement on closer EU ties with Ukraine, highlighting the difficulties of further European integration. Coming less than three months before a British referendum on whether to...

  • German police conducts a control at the German-Belgian border in Aachen, Germany, to check vehicles.

    In the aftermath of the Brussels attacks, Belgium has reintroduced border checks, drawing attention to Europe's open borders.

  • Salah Abdeslam is wanted in connection with the Paris attacks.

    A suspect in last year's Paris terror attacks was captured after a shootout in Brussels, Reuters reported, citing local media.

  • French President Francois Hollande looks on during a conference in Milan, Oct. 8, 2014.

    After four years in the Elysée Palace, François Hollande has become a political puzzle, the Financial Times reports.

  • French problem is structural, not cyclical: VP

    Jyrki Katainen, VP for jobs, growth, investment and competitiveness for the European Commission, says the jobs program announced by France's president has good elements.

  • The future of French politics

    Rainbow Murray, associate professor at Queen Mary University of London, discusses the political outlook for French President Francois Hollande in upcoming elections.

  • A landmark global climate accord has been presented, a "historic" measure for transforming the world's fossil fuel-driven economy within decades.

  • Security measures are seen during final preparations for the COP21, Paris Climate Conference site on November 26, 2015 in Le Bourget, France.

    France has offered a key concession to the U.S. on the eve of historic climate talks in Paris, the Financial Times reports.

  • White House silent on Hollande, Putin meeting

    CNBC's John Harwood reports France and the U.S. want Syrian President Assad out but Russia does not.

  • Expanding the war on terror: Bill Richardson

    Fmr. Gov. Bill Richardson, (D-N.M.), provides insight to building a strategy to fight the war on terrorism.

  • Nothing came out of Putin-Hollande meeting: Academic

    Tom Switzer, U.S. Studies Center research associate at the University of Sydney, says there are serious limits to how much a U.S.-led coalition can bring positive change in Syria.

  • Hollande could use this leveraging ace on Russia

    Russia may trade an end of EU sanctions with cooperation on Syria, says Tina Burrett, assistant professor of political science at Sophia University.

  • President Barack Obama delivers a statement at the White House in Washington.

    President Obama says the U.S. faces no specific terrorist threat as travel for the Thanksgiving holiday increases.

  • Rescue services personnel working near the covered bodies outside a restaurant following a shooting incident in Paris, France, November 13, 2015.

    An investigation into the November 13 attacks in Paris widened on Tuesday when Belgium issued a warrant for a "dangerous" new suspect.

  • Belgian soldiers patrol in central Brussels as police search the area during a continued high level of security following the recent deadly Paris attacks, Belgium, November 24, 2015.

    Did Belgian bungling over jihadists lead to the Paris attacks? Are French jibes at their small neighbor a tactic to disguise failings closer to home?

  • President Obama shakes hands with French President Francois Hollande in the East Room of the White House, Nov. 24, 2015.

    President Obama and French President Francois Hollande pledge to broaden the scale of strikes on ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

  • Pres. Obama to host French Pres. Hollande in Oval Office

    CNBC's John Harwood reports President Obama and President Hollande will meet at the White House to talk about the fight against terrorism in the wake of the Paris attacks.