Posts Tagged ‘FRANCE’

Socialists win majority in French parliament

Monday, June 18, 2012 Comments off

The Socialist Party has won a majority in French parliamentary election run-off on Sunday.
The Socialists and their left-wing allies have won between 312 and 326 seats, while the Union for a Popular Movement is projected to win about a hundred seats less. Read more…

French Socialists heading to win parliament

Monday, June 11, 2012 Comments off

President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party and its Greens Party allies lead the first round of France’s Sunday parliamentary election. That is according to polling agencies and preliminary official results. Read more…

France – “Hollande” – new France’s President

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 Comments off

Vive Hollande!             Sarkozy   Baga!   
Denisova Olga (May 7, 2012 )

France has elected its new President – Francois Hollande who scored 51.67% defeating the incumbent President Nicolas Sarkozy with 48.33%. Leftists took the helm again after a 17-year break. Sarkozy admitted his defeat and decided to quit big politics. Read more…

Hollande wins first round with 28.5 per cent

Monday, April 23, 2012 Comments off

By: RT

Photo: EPA

Francois Hollande has secured 28.5 per cent of the votes cast in the first round of the presidential elections, with half of the ballots counted. Nicholas Sarkozy is trailing his Socialist rival with 26 per cent of the vote. Read more…

France votes: Polls report solid turnout – RT

Sunday, April 22, 2012 Comments off

Millions of French have cast their votes at the polling stations to determine the future of France for the next five years. But do any of the 10 candidates offer a real solution to France’s actual problems? Read more…

Hollande in lead, but runoff likely in French poll

Sunday, April 22, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Apr.22, 2012

Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy is apparently trailing Socialist challenger Francois Hollande in the first round of France’s presidential election, due to be held on Sunday. Read more…

‘Sarkozy cozy with Islamists’ – Le Pen

Thursday, March 29, 2012 Comments off


Leader of France’s National Front and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has called attention to close political and economic ties between the administration of Nicolas Sarkozy and the authorities of Qatar. Read more…

Libya at odds with France over Gaddafi’s spy chief

Saturday, March 17, 2012 Comments off

Libya and France are both demanding the extradition of the former head of Gaddafi’s intelligence agency from Mauritania, where Abdullah al-Senussi was arrested in the small hours of Saturday when he arrived from Morocco with a fake Malian passport. Read more…

Syrian troops capture Frenchmen in Homs

Friday, March 2, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Mar. 2, 2012

Assem Qanso, ex-Lebanese Minister told reporters on Friday that the Syrian government troops captured over 100 French soldiers when suppressing a riot in the volatile northern city of Homs. Read more…

Sarkozy orders new genocide law

Wednesday, February 29, 2012 Comments off

France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy has ordered parliament to prepare a new bill stipulating sanctions for the denial of the genocide against Armenians during World War I. Read more…