France’s unpopular President Hollande rules out 2017 run
Thursday, 1 December 2016 () PARIS (AP) — French PresidentFrancois Hollande announced Thursday that he would not seek a second term in next year’s presidential election, saying he hoped to give his Socialist party a chance to win “against conservatism and extremism” by stepping aside. “I have decided not to be a candidate in the presidential election,” Hollande said […]
161202-Dickey-france-tease François Hollande’s surprise dropout could end up giving an opening to the central-left. But it comes at time when France’s far-right Barbarians are already coming through the gates. PARIS — This weekend already looked to Europe’s political establishment like the...
PARIS French President Francois Hollande will make a televised address at 1900 GMT on Thursday from the Elysee palace, a source close to Hollande said, amid... Firstpost - IndiaAlso reported by •France 24 •euronews •L.A. Times •New Zealand Herald