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... Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, and this carried through until the 1990s, when Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl forged a close friendship.
Many commentators attributed France's role in Rwanda in the early 1990s to its socialist President Francois Mitterrand who was stuck in the de ...

Calcutta: The university that has produced five consecutive French presidents, from Francois Mitterrand to Emmanuel Macron, came calling to Calcutta with a revamped graduate studies programme. sciences Po, short of Sciences Politiques (political sciences), is France's premier university in social ...
Is the first socialist president since Francois Mitterrand left office in 1995. Promises made during the campaign include renegotiating the ...
Charles met with local businessmen and French and British commerce ministers, and joined then-President of France Francois Mitterrand at an Arc de Triomphe ceremony commemorating veterans, according to a UPI report at the time. The November 1988 ...
... since the first direct presidential election in the Fifth Republic in 1965, three have seen the winner of the first round lose out in the second.

Gilbert Mitterrand, son of the late French President Francois Mitterrand, met with Maryam Rajavi on March 2, 2017, in Tirana, Albania.
Gilbert Mitterrand, son of the late French President Francois Mitterrand, met with Maryam Rajavi on March 2, 2017, in Tirana, Albania.
There is simply not enough space to list them all: Richard Nixon, Mikhail Gorbachev, Francois Mitterrand, Helmut Schmidt, Nelson Mandela, Jimmy Carter, Ari Onassis, Jackie Kennedy, Paloma Picasso, Princess Soraya of Iran, John Wayne, Telly Savalas, ...
Britain's then prime minister Margaret Thatcher and former French President Francois Mitterrand were in an unlikely accord that Germany should never reunite.
It was Francois Mitterrand of France, who was said to have considered his cancer of the prostate "state secret" and had hidden it from the public throughout his tenure.
"Do you need to be left wing to be moved by Francois Mitterrand's great speeches on Europe? Do you need to be right wing to feel pride at Jacques Chirac's speech at Vel D'HIV?
"Do you need to be left wing to be moved by Francois Mitterrand's great speeches on Europe? Do you need to be right wing to feel pride at Jacques Chirac's speech at Vel D'HIV?
Francois Mitterrand, his challenger, did have a good war - working for Vichy. He was decorated by Petain. Later on, he faked an assassination attempt on himself.
Italy and France found it difficult to implement reforms in the past and now face an increasingly difficult political environment.
"Do you need to be left wing to be moved by Francois Mitterrand's great speeches on Europe? Do you need to be right wing to feel pride at Jacques Chirac's speech at Vel D'HIV?
A magistrate has ordered former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to stand trial over irregularities in the funding of his failed 2012 re-election bid, a judicial source has said.

Nonetheless, he faults the party, which still venerates its long-dead icon Francois Mitterrand, for failing to capitalize on its years out of power.
Other world powers would be happy to see the EU fall apart. A defence union would stop this from happening and prevent Europe sliding back into conflict, ...
He said that the world has changed since the days when German chancellor Helmut Kohl and French President Francois Mitterrand cooked up the process of pooling sovereignty to avoid a repeat of the Second World War. And the Dutch leader hinted that ...
France's former Prime Minister Francois Fillon was officially registered as the Republicans party's candidate in next year's presidential elections.
In recent years, Verdun has also become an important symbol of Franco-German reconciliation after decades of suspicion and hostility.
While the leaders of the dying Soviet Union voiced fears about Germany's reunification, as did British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and French President Francois Mitterrand, the rapid emergence of new challenges such as The Gulf War and the ...
Hollande's failure to live up to his platform is seen by many as a betrayal only topped by former socialist president Francois Mitterrand's reign in the 1980s, which likewise saw a retreat from a progressive program once in office. Hollande has now ...
Russian novelist Andrei Makine vilified the "criminal" West as he received France's highest literary honour on Thursday, calling the last three French presidents ...
He rejected calls for Hollande to take a leaf from late socialist president Francois Mitterrand's book by visiting Aleppo.
He rejected calls for Hollande to take a leaf from late socialist president Francois Mitterrand's book by visiting Aleppo.
After launching a political career and becoming a cabinet minister in Francois Mitterrand's socialist government in 1992, Mr Tapie had to sell the company.
A festival in France is celebrating and highlighting the Arabic language's contribution to global knowledge, arts and culture, a major language that is being ...
When I think of the liberal response to the election of Donald Trump I'm reminded of, as much as anything else, accounts of the shock and trauma that Germans ...
In 2005, seven officials were given suspended sentences, including the head of then French President Francois Mitterrand's cabinet. - 1994: Elf Aquitaine -. As investigating judge at Paris' top court, Eva Joly uncovered several cases of fraud at France ...
The socialist rot dates all the way back to 1981 and the election of old-style interventionist Francois Mitterrand. How did we get to this point?
The socialist rot dates all the way back to 1981 and the election of old-style interventionist Francois Mitterrand. How did we get to this point?
Last week, there were two pieces of news destined to have an effect on European politics. The first was that Jacques Fillon won the political primaries of the ...
The inauguration of Musee d'Orsay in Paris in 1986, featuring French President Francois Mitterrand. The museum celebrated its 30th anniversary over the weekend.
The government established following death of President Juvenal Habyarimana lost control of Rwanda in July 1994 but not its biggest ally: France; according to ...
This file photo taken on Dec 1, 1986 shows French President Francois Mitterrand (2R) listening to Anne Pingeot (R), the chief curator of the Orsay Museum, next to former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing during the inauguration of the museum in ...
Former French President Francois Mitterrand's mistress and mother of the daughter he kept hidden for 20 years blamed her "submissive" upbringing for agreeing to "accept the unacceptable", in an interview broadcast Monday.
The late socialist President Francois Mitterrand was known as the great seducer of French politics. Now, more than 20 years after he died, the seducer is at it once again.
He is also a former foreign minister - under his arch-rival Nicolas Sarkozy and, earlier, under socialist president Francois Mitterrand in a right-left "co-habitation" government. Mr Juppe returned from political exile after a party finance scandal in ...
Years after his death, late President Francois Mitterrand bewitches France again with the publication of his letters to his secret lover Anne Pingeot.
The late socialist President Francois Mitterrand was known as the great seducer of French politics. Now, more than 20 years after he died, the seducer is at it once again.
What will be the political legacy of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president laid to rest yesterday in Jerusalem? Is there any future for German financial giant Deutsche Bank?
He is also a former foreign minister - under his arch-rival Nicolas Sarkozy as well as under the socialist president Francois Mitterrand in a right-left "co-habitation" government. Juppe returned from political exile after a party finance scandal that ...
French President Francois Mitterrand raises his cap as he goes for a walk in the streets of Chateau-Chinon in 1995. Credit: Robert Pratta/Reuters.
Hollande began a one-day state visit to Romania, the first by a French President since Francois Mitterrand came to Romania in 1991, that both sides hope will boost trade and consolidate bilateral relations between the traditional allies and will later ...
France, especially the French socialists, have long maintained special ties with the Kurds. That relationship dates back to the days of Francois Mitterrand, France's longest-serving president (1981-1995), and his wife, Danielle, a steadfast friend of ...
And in the political world, the French and German leaders and architects of the European Union, Valery Giscard d'Estaing and Helmut Schmidt, Francois Mitterrand and Helmut Kohl, Jacques Chirac and Gerhard Schroeder were quite close and at times ...
When then French President Francois Mitterrand said Japan did not need to get involved in talks about the possible deployment of intermediate-range nuclear weapons in Europe to counter Soviet SS-20 missiles, a key issue at the summit, Nakasone stepped ...
When then French President Francois Mitterrand said Japan did not need to get involved in talks about the possible deployment of mid-range nuclear weapons in Europe to counter Soviet SS-20 missiles, a key issue at the summit, Nakasone stepped in and ...


 

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