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Yves Clarisse

French envoy returns to Italy as friendship rekindles

15 Feb 2019

PARIS France's ambassador to Italy returned to Rome on Friday, eight days after his recall by President Emmanuel Macron, as the European neighbours defused their worst diplomatic crisis since World War Two.

French farmer who helped migrants showed 'fraternity', court rules

06 Jul 2018

PARIS A top French court on Friday ruled that the "principle of fraternity" should have shielded an olive farmer from prosecution over his role in helping hundreds of migrants to enter the country illegally.

France confident of progress towards euro zone budget with Germany

15 May 2018

PARIS France is optimistic it can reach an agreement with Germany on proposals for a euro zone budget and other reform plans by June, with Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire saying it would be "irresponsible" to delay any longer.

Russian lawmaker Kerimov in talks to buy Vozrozhdenie bank - sources

07 Feb 2018

MOSCOW/PARIS, Feb 7 Russian businessman and lawmaker Suleiman Kerimov is in talks with the majority shareholders of Russia's Vozrozhdenie bank about buying their stake in the lender, two sources close to the talks told Reuters on Wednesday.

France sees ties with Germany key for post-Brexit EU farm policy

01 Jun 2017

PARIS France and Germany, the European Union's two farming heavyweights, will need closer links following the loss of Britain's contribution to the EU farm budget after Brexit and ahead of a reform of EU agriculture policy, France's farm minister said.

France threatens halt to TTIP talks barring progress in coming months

19 Apr 2016

PARIS France has threatened to stall further negotiations on a new EU-U.S. free trade deal barring significant progress in coming months, Trade Minister Matthias Fekl said on Tuesday.

Analysis: New market storm could catch euro zone unprepared

22 Feb 2016

PARIS Distracted by an unresolved migration crisis and negotiations on keeping Britain in the European Union, euro zone leaders could be caught unprepared by a new storm on financial markets.

New market storm could catch euro zone unprepared

22 Feb 2016

PARIS Distracted by an unresolved migration crisis and negotiations on keeping Britain in the European Union, euro zone leaders could be caught unprepared by a new storm on financial markets.

France should drop deficit target, accelerate reforms: Attali

04 Dec 2014

PARIS President Francois Hollande should abandon an EU-mandated deficit target and instead rapidly accelerate the pace of economic reform, a top economist who has advised past French leaders said in an interview.

France should drop deficit target, accelerate reforms - Attali

04 Dec 2014

PARIS President Francois Hollande should abandon an EU-mandated deficit target and instead rapidly accelerate the pace of economic reform, a top economist who has advised past French leaders said in an interview.

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