France’s unpopular President Hollande rules out 2017 run
Thursday, 1 December 2016 French President Francois 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.
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...
French right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have... France 24 - ScienceAlso reported by •CBC.ca •New Zealand Herald