French interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve succeeds Manuel Valls as prime minister

File photo of incoming French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve. (Photo by Reuters) Bernard Cazeneuve has been appointed as France’s new prime minister as socialist Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced his resignation in preparation for next year’s presidential election. Valls declared his candidacy on Monday a few days after President Francois Hollande said he would not […]

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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls admits far-right leader Le Pen could win 2017 presidential election

President of the French far-right party and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a press conference on November 9, 2016 in the party headquarters in Nanterre. (Photo by AFP) French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has admitted that far-right politician Marine Le Pen and her allies could win […]

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French Prime Minister Manuel Valls unveils plan to expand prison system

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is pictured in a simulated prison unit used for training purposes, October 6, 2016. (Photo by AFP) France has announced a controversial plan to build 33 new prisons, arguing that current overcrowded jails were radicalizing prisoners kept together with terrorists. Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Thursday nine new institutions and other extra facilities […]

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