‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

‘Targeted killings necessary … just don’t tell anyone’, say French leftist candidates

The targeted killing of terrorists abroad is justified to protect national security, most candidates in Thursday’s left-wing primary debate for the French presidency agreed. However, most also argued that the public should not be told about it. “We are at war, we must protect the French people,” said former prime minister Manuel Valls at the […]

France’s Hollande in damage control over tell-all book

France’s Hollande in damage control over tell-all book

French President François Hollande on Friday scrambled to contain the damage from a series of embarrassing remarks he made in a tell-all book, a day after the lengthy tome was published. The Socialist president said he “deeply regretted” criticism that upset senior lawyers and judges in a book written by Le Monde journalists Gérard Davet […]