10 Nov 2021
Former French leader Francois Hollande will testify Wednesday in the trial over the November 2015 Paris terror attacks, facing questions over how a jihadist commando was able to evade detection while preparing the atrocities that would shake France to its core.
17 Oct 2017
Former French president Francois Hollande on Tuesday slammed Donald Trump's hardline stance on the Iran nuclear deal -- which Paris helped to negotiate -- as a "double fault", warning the US president's "unpredictability" threatened global stability.
11 Jun 2017
Polling stations opened across France at 8:00 am (0600 GMT) and voting will continue in the largest cities until 8:00 pm (1800 GMT) with exit polls released immediately afterwards.
22 May 2017
Nigeria is inspired. You can feel the countdown to a day when our own version of Emmanuel Macron becomes president. The key question is: how long should we set our collective timer? We are two years...
14 May 2017
Emmanuel Macron becomes France's youngest ever president on Sunday, taking over from Socialist Francois Hollande in a solemn ceremony.
8 May 2017
French President Francois Hollande warmly greeted Emmanuel Macron on Monday in their first public meeting since the centrist's resounding election victory the day before.
8 May 2017
Macron becomes France’s youngest president and has pulled off a remarkable feat. He has never held elected office, and just over a year ago his political movement En Marche did not even exist.
6 May 2017
"We knew that there were these risks during the presidential campaign because it happened elsewhere. Nothing will go without a response," he told AFP during a visit of a cultural institute in Paris.
29 Apr 2017
French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Britain must pay the price for Brexit as EU leaders met to adopt guidelines for negotiations.
25 Apr 2017
Pro-globalisation centrist Emmanuel Macron and anti-immigration Marine Le Pen are Tuesday to attend a ceremony honouring the policeman killed by a jihadist in an attack on the Champs Elysees...
9 Apr 2017
The French government on Sunday published a decree for closing the country's oldest nuclear plant, fulfilling a campaign-trail pledge made by President Francois Hollande who is now in the final weeks of office.
7 Apr 2017
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad bears "sole responsibility" for the US strike on a regime airbase, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said in a joint statement on Friday.