Three of the five top contenders for the French presidency make excuses for Vladimir Putin's Russia.
The two frontrunners for the French presidency clashed spectacularly in the campaign's first televised debate between leading candidates Monday night. All five candidates landed punches during vigorous discussion on the big issues for France: jobs, terrorism, immigration, and Europe. But the face-off between independent centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist...
PARIS (Reuters) - France and Japan support a "free and open maritime order" in the Asia-Pacific region, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said after talks with French President Francois Hollande on Monday.
Seven countries and an American donor on Monday pledged $75.5 million (70 million euros) to a UNESCO-backed fund aimed at protecting the world's cultural heritage against war and terrorism. French President Francois Hollande hosted the...Show More Summary
World donors pledged more than $75 million Monday to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war and the wave of ideological-driven destruction carried out by Islamic State militants. French President Francois Hollande, speaking at a donors' conference in the Louvre Museum in Paris, said...
PARIS (AP) — The Socialist candidate for the French presidency and his far-left rival have a big obstacle blocking their route to the presidential Elysee Palace: each other.
The Socialist candidate for the French presidency is seeking to breathe new life into his flagging campaign.
The Socialist candidate for the French presidency is seeking to breathe new life into his flagging campaign. Benoit Hamon held a boisterous rally Sunday that packed out an indoor sports … Click to Continue »
A powerful far-right leader, a scandal-hit conservative, a 39-year-old former investment banker and a man who believes the EU is an American plot: here are the candidates bidding to become French president: - Marine Le Pen - Since becoming...Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande says investigators will determine whether the Orly Airport attacker "had a terrorist plot behind him." Hollande ruled out any link between the attack and the upcoming French presidential election in April and May, noting that France has been battling the threat of extremism for years, the...
PARIS (Reuters) - Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate were greeted by French President Francois Hollande as they began a two-day trip to Paris aimed at highlighting strong Franco-British ties despite Britain's looming exit from the European Union. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
Prince William and Kate Middleton are in Paris. In their two-day visit, they have already attended a dinner at the British Embassy and met with French President Francois Hollande in the Elysee Palace. However, William’s “dirty dancing”...Show More Summary
An official says the benefactor who bought French presidential candidate Francois Fillon two suits worth 13,000 euros ($14,000) last month is an unofficial adviser for African and French presidents. Lawyer … Click to Continue »
Prince William and his wife, Kate, were in Paris Friday to meet the French president and survivors of the 2015 extremist attacks, a trip that marked William's first official visit … Click to Continue »
The Latest on the shooting at the high school in the southern French town of Grasse (all times local): 4:15 p.m. French President Francois Hollande says a school shooting in … Click to Continue »
A right-wing candidate for French president was placed under formal investigation Tuesday—meaning there's "serious or consistent evidence" of wrongdoing—in an unprecedented move, the Guardian reports. Francois Fillon allegedly misused public funds, specifically by paying his wife more than $720,000 over 15 years to be a parliamentary assistant....
Having somehow survived the scandal involving his wife’s lushly paid “fake jobs”, François Fillon attempted on Monday to get his campaign for the French presidency back on track – only to find himself mired in further controversy.
Beata Szyd?o takes aim at French president as Poland continues to voice anger at European council leader’s re-election The Polish prime minister has mocked François Hollande’s low poll ratings on the second day of a bitter row over the re-election of Donald Tusk as European council president, which Poland tried to block. Show More Summary
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday spoke out against what he said was a decline in women's rights in the United States and Russia. Speaking on International Women's Day, the French leader said that "threats of backtracking"...Show More Summary