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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Francois Hollande’

Anne Hidalgo Elected First Female Mayor of Paris

Anne Hidalgo, a Spanish-born Socialist, was elected the first female mayor of Paris Sunday in local elections. “I am the first woman mayor of Paris. I am aware of the challenge,” Hidalgo said in a victory speech after defeating the candidate of the conservative right, former minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet. Hidalgo, 54, served as a deputy mayor under the French capital’s …

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Francois Hollande Attends Lavish State Dinner Solo

Francois Hollande, French President and rumored philanderer, attended Tuesday night’s state dinner with the Obamas all by himself shortly after a very public scandal and break up with his first lady. The French President and the Obamas enjoyed an impressive guest list, including actors Bradley Cooper, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Mindy Kaling, as well as comedian Stephen Colbert. They also enjoyed …

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François Hollande Meets With Barack Obama For A Different Kind Of Affair

French President Francois Hollande arrived in D.C. to attend a different kind of foreign affair. President Hollande will be the guest of honor on Tuesday, at the first state dinner hosted by the Obama administration this term. The French President has been the center of attention since the beginning of 2014, following news of his alleged affair with French actress …

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French President’s State Dinner Upset By Affair

French President Francois Hollande has famously been in the tabloids in recent weeks following the news that he left his longtime live-in girlfriend and unofficial first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, for a French actress, and now the news is causing some trouble during preparations for the State Dinner the White House is planning to hold in his honor next week. Hollande …

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Francois Hollande Ends Seven-Year Relationship with ‘First Lady’

French president Francois Hollande has split with long-time girlfriend, Valerie Trierweiler, an anonymous source confirms. The news first broke during an interview with news agency, Agence France Presse, in which Hollande, 59, admits that he and Trierweiler, 48, were no longer a couple. Trierweiler, who acted as First Lady, was dating Hollande for seven years. Hollande ‘s affair with 41-year-old Russian actress …

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Francois Hollande Splits With First Lady

The break-up of the French President, Francois Hollande from Valerie Tierweiler was gaining speculation after he was photographed coming out of an actress’s apartment wearing a motorcycle helmet. A magazine published photos that revealed the probable affair Hollande had been having with an actress, Julie Gayet. Hollande, who has never denied having an affair with Julie Gayet, had admitted to …

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President Francois Hollande And First Lady Separate

Valerie Trierweiler will not be standing by her man. The embattled President Francois Hollande has been at the center of a major scandal involving an affair with actress Julie Gayet. Now it has been reported that Hollande’s partner, Valerie Trierweiler, has left him. He and the First Lady were going through some “painful moments” after the story broke, and it …

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Valerie Trierweiler Hospitalized for Depression Due To Hollande Affair Rumors

France’s first lady has been hospitalized following affair rumors of her partner, President Francois Hollande. Valerie Trierweiler, 48, has been in the hospital since Friday after reports were made that Hollande and French actress Julie Gayet were seeing each other. Celebrity magazine, Closer, initially published the rumors in an article, which sent the first lady into an emotional spiral. (image) The …

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Boko Haram: Priest Kidnapped in Cameroon Set Free

On Tuesday December 31, the Islamic militia of Boko Haram set free French priest Georges Vandenbeusch following a seven-week captivity. He arrived in France Wednesday, greeted by President Francois Hollande at an air base near Paris. Members of the radical Islamist group kidnapped the 42-year-old priest November 13 in Cameroon. The armed men then took him to northern Nigeria where …

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Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Agreement Is A “Historic Mistake”

As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet, CNN and the Washington Post report Netanyahu reiterating Israel’s desire to completely dismantle Iranian uranium enrichment programs, and halt any …

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Francois Hollande Travels to South Africa

Perhaps in an effort to avert his plunging approval ratings, Francois Hollande, president of France, is currently visiting South Africa. The aim of this trip seems to be multi-fold, with the emphasis being on the creation of an African peace-keeping unit and the strengthening of economic ties between France and South Africa. Earlier today, Hollande commented on the recent collapse …

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Syria: Latest Global Responses and Developments

After announcing his intentions to intervene militarily in the Syrian crisis, President Barack Obama is working on building support before Congress reconvenes on 9 September and discusses the President’s resolution. In the meantime, other nations and organizations are communicating an array of positions on how the world should respond to the chemical attacks of 21 August. France Confirms Syrian Regime …

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