An unsanctioned delegation traveled to Damascus this week, marking the first Franco-Syrian meeting since France severed diplomatic ties with Syria in 2012.
French president steps in as the leader of France’s Muslim community boycotts a dinner thrown by his Jewish counterpart over remarks blaming “all violence” on young Muslims.
PARIS (AP) — French president Francois Hollande said that the country must offer its protection and affection to the Jewish community as anti-Semitism is on the rise in France. "Jewish are at home in France, it's the anti-Semites who...Show More Summary
French president says Greece 'has to stay in eurozone' ahead of key debt talks.
John McCain’s shame is in not providing weapons to Ukraine, as he told Bob Schieffer. For starters, McCain called German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande “shameful” because they, according to him, ”legitimized, for the first time in 70 years, the dismemberment of a country in Europe.” “The Ukrainians aren’t asking for American boots [...]
No-Confidence Vote in France FailsFrench President Francois Hollande took an unusual step on Tuesday of passing a law by decree, with no parliamentary vote.Article 49.3 of the French constitution allows that, but doing so runs the risk...Show More Summary
Sean Penn is dapper as he suits up to attend a meeting with the French president Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace on Thursday morning (February 19) in Paris, France. The 54-year-old actor and director, who is also the CEO and founder of the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, met with Francois to discuss his charitable [...]
Hollande Risks Vote of ConfidenceFrench President Francois Hollande took an unusual step today of passing law by decree, with no parliamentary vote. Article 49.3 of the French constitution allows that, but doing so runs the risk of a...Show More Summary
During one hour at the World Economic Forum's 2015 Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, I found myself engaged in a conversation with French President Francois Hollande. I was sharing with him my views on how including diversity within...Show More Summary
Hundreds of graves have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France in what President Francois Hollande calls an "odious and barbaric" anti-Semitic act against French values. The vandalism comes at a time of growing insecurity among French Jews and amid general religious tensions in Europe, after Islamic radicals...
French President Francois Hollande's mistress, actress Julie Gayet, used a government car for a 400-mile round trip to a film set.
Newsweek magazine’s Twitter account was the victim of hackers on Tuesday who posted a threat to U.S. President Barack Obama and his family and the words “CyberCaliphate” and “Je suis IS,” a reference to Islamic State and the French magazine Charlie Hebdo. The group,...
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, accompanied by French President Francois Hollande, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Feb. 6. Then she met with U.S. President Barack Obama on Feb. 9.
``... perhaps most significantly is France's continued apparent pivot towards Russia... Following Francois Hollande's calls for greater autonomy for Eastern Ukraine, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has come out in apparent support...Show More Summary
President Obama was historically accurate when he said that Christians have killed in the name of Christ just as Muslims have done in the name of Islam. David Ferguson runs down the barbarism. The Fourth Crusade The mostly French holy soldiers of the Fourth Crusade sought a quicker passage, by boat to Egypt, and the [...]
1955 Studebaker President Speedster. All photos courtesy Bonhams Auctions. Designed as a halo car to reignite public interest in the Studebaker brand, the 1955-only President Speedster has the makings of an expensive collectible. They’re...Show More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande flew to Kiev on Thursday and will continue on to Moscow Friday for a meeting with Mr. Putin, hoping to get him to agree to a new peace plan that would reportedly include the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine... Show More Summary
Good mornin’! International Politics Overall - French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel went to Moscow to announce a summit featuring Russia on the events in the Ukraine - What about NATO you might say? Well, it will be bolstered in eastern Europe. - Outgoing U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel: I am worried there will be division among NATO [...]
As German Chancellor Merkel and French President Hollande confer in Kiev and Moscow, Ukraine’s children are dying from bombs and disease, including HIV/AIDS.
Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday to discuss the escalating fighting in eastern Ukraine. The French president and German chancellor traveled to Moscow a day after they went to Kiev to present a peace plan to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. Show More Summary