Francois Mitterrand News
Longest-serving Dutch premier, Ruud Lubbers, dies at 78
Ruud Lubbers, who as the Netherlands' longest-serving prime minister guided his country through economic turmoil to prosperity, has died at age 78
Prince William, Princess Kate to visit Paris, a city forever linked to Princess Diana
Prince William and Princess Kate will travel to Paris this week, meeting with diplomats, children, terror attack victims and first responders, on an official two-day visit. William and Kate’s visit to the “City of Lights,” made at the request of the U.K.’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, will have
Nobel Prize Winners: Eurozone Award Controversy
Two Americans were awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday, each earning about $1.2 million. Alvin Roth of the Harvard Business School and Lloyd Shapley, professor emeritus at the University of California, Los Angeles, were awarded for “the theory of stable allocations...
French President's Plane Hit By Lightening
France’s new president is having a stormy first day on the job. A possible lightning strike and bad weather forced Francois Hollande’s plane to return briefly to Paris as he headed to Berlin to meet Chancellor Angela Merkel, according to the French Ministry of Defense....
Hollande Wins French Presidency, Promising 'New Hope for the World'
French President Nicholas Sarkozy conceded defeat today in the presidential elections to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, making him the first incumbent president to lose an election in France since 1981. Hollande, who was leading 51.7 percent to 48.3 percent in the exit polls, will be...
April 8, 1986: Heightened Terror Alert
Libyan diplomat stationed in east Berlin is now suspected of directing the weekend bomb attack on the west Berlin discotheque. American and and authorities are still investigating the damage security has been tightened on all US military facilities overseas. Even as the one American soldier who was
St. Martin Delivers as Caribbean Culinary Capital
Saying an island is a contender for the " culinary capital of the Caribbean " is no small feat, yet that's what some in the blogosphere have called the half-French, half-Dutch island of St. Martin/St. Maarten -- and for good reason. If Paris' bustling open-air markets and patisseries are too far
July 14, 1989: France's Bicentennial
in the French capital today they celebrated the past and they worried about the future France intended it that way president Mitterrand actually had the economic summit of the rich industrial democracies postponed. To coincide with celebrations. For the 200 anniversary. Of the French revolution.
May 21, 1981: French President Mitterrand
Imagine if your Karen Ronald Reagan on his inauguration day proclaiming new alliance between socialism and freedom not likely. But those words were said and meant on this historic inauguration day in France for the full story to go to Paris and Peter Jennings. Hitter. Frank it has been an historic