YAOUNDE (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Friday he is ready to organize a new summit of nations fighting Boko Haram, a militant group that has suffered defeats in recent months in its campaign to forge an Islamist state in northeastern Nigeria.
In a letter, the WikiLeaks co-founder said that he sensed an openness to being granted asylum and that he had a child whose mother is French.
The French Presidency initially denied Assange's request for asylum even though Assange never made an official request, later saying that the reasoning was to "not let the polemic thrive."
The disgraced former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has emerged as the second most popular presidential candidate for France's left-wing voters, ahead of incumbent president François Hollande. Strauss-Kahn...Show More Summary
Lawmakers in France have rejected a request from Julian Assange for political asylum, which he made in an open letter to the French President.
French artists called on French President Francois Hollande in an open letter to grant asylum to the whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
According to French Foreign Ministry spokesman, authorities are reviewing Ukraine’s constitutional reforms proposed by President Petro Poroshenko to see if they conform to the Minsk agreements on reconciliation.
In 2008, the then French President Nicolas Sarkozy met with the Prime Minister, Francois Fillon, and the boss of a project for the General Directorate for External Security (DGCE). Sitting in the office of the Head of State at the Elysee in Paris, the agenda before them: the future of the French special services.
Francois Hollande said it was the duty of euro zone countries and Greece to keep the country in the single currency area. ||| Lyon - French President Francois Hollande said it was the duty of other euro zone countries as well as Greece...Show More Summary
The controversy over US - European spy deals continues. So, we have French President Francois Hollande furious that communications data was intercepted by the US National Security Agency (NSA), despite "commitments" made by the US not to spy on France.
A round-up of news and reviews. — Last night on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, host Jimmy Kimmel aired New Jersey governor Chris Christie's first campaign ad in his expected run for the presidency. Apparently, Christie got some funding from Olive Garden for this faux promo. Show More Summary
Coordinated MeddlingEurozone leaders are pouring it on thick again today with warning after warning. Yesterday, German chancellor Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande, and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker...Show More Summary
You might argue that it’s really none of his business what a Qatari-owned club with a heavy South American presence and a Swedish icon upfront do, but comments from the president of the French Football Federation urging Paris Saint-Germain...Show More Summary
US President Barack Obama spoke with French President Francois Hollande on Monday about restarting collaboration on a financial reform package to keep Greece within the Eurozone, the White House stated in a press release.
French President Francois Hollande said Monday he hoped that the Greek debt talks would continue.
French President Francois Hollande says Paris is prepared to work with the Greek authorities to find a deal to stave off financial disaster. ||| Paris - France's president said on Monday that Greece's referendum on the EU's bailout proposals was a “sovereign choice” on whether or not to leave the euro zone, as he sought to allay contagion fears. Show More Summary
There's been quite a lot of excitement in the press about the latest leaks that the NSA has been spying on not just one French President, but (at least) three of them. As Mike pointed out, this isn't such a big deal, because it is precisely...Show More Summary
Stan Wawrinka is about to get his Wimbledon campaign going following a tremendous French Open victory in Paris, and he tells Sportsmail his secrets ahead of the tournament's start.
US President Barack Obama reassured French President Francois Hollande in a phone conversation that the United States was not targeting the French President’s communications, according to a White House press release.
French President Francois Hollande said that level of terror threat in the French southeastern region of Rhone-Alpes, where an attack on gas factory took place earlier in the day, will remain maximum for three days.