BRUSSELS: Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a commitment to seek a last-minute rescue at an emergency euro zone summit on Tuesday, before his country's banks run out of money. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told reporters that EU leaders would hold a further summit on Sunday to approve a plan to aid Greece if creditor institutions are satisfied in the meantime with a Greek loan application and reform commitments. "The ball is in Greece's court," Renzi said.
Brussels (AFP) - Eurozone leaders will hold an emergency summit in Brussels Tuesday to discuss the fallout from Greek voters' defiant "No" to further austerity measures, with the country's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set to unveil new proposals for talks.
French President Francois Hollande certainly won’t go hungry this Thursday night. He’s dining twice – first with U.S. President Barack Obama, then with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
It will be a digestive and logistical challenge, but the safest diplomatic solution for the French president to keep apart two leaders who are at odds.
OTTAWA — French President François Hollande told Parliament Monday that Western nations must not show “weakness” in the face of domestic terrorism and must battle Islamic terrorists in Iraq — a message that appeared to bolster the agenda of Canada’s Conservative government.
But in a sign that France and Canada aren’t aligned on all global problems, he also declared that the planet must grapple with the growing consequences of climate change, which could pose serious dangers to the environment, economies and entire populations.