20 Dec 2016
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged Gambia's president of 22 years, Yahya Jammeh, to accept defeat in elections and stand aside.
15 Dec 2016
EU leaders on Thursday agreed to extend for another six months damaging economic sanctions imposed on Russia for its role in the Ukraine crisis, diplomatic sources said.
15 Dec 2016
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday lashed out at Russia's role in the siege of Aleppo, saying that Moscow had broken a promise to aid trapped civilians.
13 Dec 2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande said Tuesday they favour extending EU sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine conflict, ahead of a Brussels summit that will discuss the issue.
10 Dec 2016
Simon Coencas, now 89, will join President Francois Hollande for the inauguration of the display at a visitors' centre in Montignac, a village at the foot of the hills where he discovered the cave as a teenager.
3 Dec 2016
Representatives of some 40 countries are expected to approve on Saturday establishing a fund to protect heritage sites in conflict-ravaged areas and a network
2 Dec 2016
French President Francois Hollande's dramatic announcement that he will not seek a second term opens the way for his prime minister Manuel Valls to make a bid for power in next year's increasingly open election.
26 Nov 2016
The death of Cuba's Fidel Castro brought praise Saturday from some world leaders who remembered him as a friend and ally, but was greeted with celebrations in Miami.
20 Nov 2016
French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Sunday urged the United States to reject isolationism after president-elect Donald Trump takes office and to remain "open to the world".
16 Nov 2016
The shock election of Donald Trump as US president has forced greater responsibility for defending Western values and interests onto German Chancellor Angela Merkel's shoulders, analysts say, with some even crowning her the new "leader of the free world".
13 Nov 2016
French President Francois Hollande on Sunday began commemorations for the first anniversary of the Paris attacks by unveiling a plaque in memory of a man killed ...