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World | Agence France Presse | Saturday March 8, 2014
Presidents Francois Hollande of France and Barack Obama of the United States on Saturday warned of "new measures" against Russia if it fails to move on defusing the crisis in Ukraine, the French presidency said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 8, 2014
France said on Friday that there could be no referendum on the future of Crimea unless Ukraine decided to organise one.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 6, 2014
France's love affairs of state hit the courts on Thursday as the president's ex-girlfriend won a privacy case on the same day that the mistress who replaced her began her own suit against the paparazzi.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday February 28, 2014
A French man kept in solitary confinement in Cameroon for 17 years following a controversial embezzlement conviction arrived in Paris on Friday, ready for a new lease on life after what he said was an unimaginable ordeal.
World | Associated Press | Thursday February 27, 2014
Soldiers abandoned checkpoints and fled into the bush, leaving five villages and a town at the mercy of Islamic extremists who killed at least 13 people.
Offbeat | Agence France-Press | Thursday February 27, 2014
When even their president is being caught sneaking around behind his partner's back, it is perhaps unsurprising to find the French topping a poll for infidelity, alongside the equally hot-blooded Italians.
World | Agence-France Presse | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists killed 43 people on Tuesday in an attack on secondary school students as they slept in the latest school massacre to hit Nigeria's troubled northeast.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 18, 2014
President Francois Hollande Tuesday said France "owed a debt" to Muslim soldiers who died in World War I and pledged a tough fight against racism and discrimination.
World | Maureen Dowd, The New York Times | Sunday February 16, 2014
Let Americans get in a lather over peccadillos of state. The French are lamenting the state of propriety. No one in the land of Napoleon is following the code.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday February 12, 2014
French President Francois Hollande sat between President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at a state dinner, putting to rest the drama about his solo trip to the U.S. after a very public breakup from his first lady.
World | Reuters | Wednesday February 12, 2014
There were no "freedom fries" or any other remembrances from strained Franco-American ties in the past. Instead, it was dry-aged beef and plenty of bonhomie as President Barack Obama gave a lavish welcome to French President Francois Hollande.
Offbeat | Agence France-Press | Tuesday February 11, 2014
French President Francois Hollande will tuck into Illinois caviar, Colorado rib eye beef and all-American cotton candy at a lavish White House state dinner Tuesday - but he'd better rug up for chilly weather.
World | Associated Press | Monday February 10, 2014
France's suddenly single president arrives Monday in the U.S. for a state visit, hoping the glaring absence of his first lady won't steal the limelight from his focus on major policy issues with President Barack Obama.
World | Peter Baker, The New York Times | Sunday February 9, 2014
When President Barack Obama invited President Francois Hollande of France for a state dinner, the White House drew up a list of 300 guests to honour the visiting leader and his partner, Valerie Trierweiler. However, things have changed now.
World | Agence-France Presse | Friday February 7, 2014
French President Francois Hollande's dumped ex, Valerie Trierweiler, is to sue Closer magazine after the French glossy published pictures of her getting over her break-up on a tropical beach.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 30, 2014
The former first lady of France, Valerie Trierweiler, said she felt as if she had plunged from a skyscraper when President Francois Hollande told her of his affair with an actress.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 30, 2014
France's former first lady Valerie Trierweiler has revealed that she is considering writing a book about her time with President Francois Hollande.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 29, 2014
France's former first lady Valerie Trierweiler returned to Paris early on Wednesday from a charity trip to India, her first public appearance since President Francois Hollande announced their split after his affair with an actress.
World | Reuters | Tuesday January 28, 2014
France's former first lady, Valerie Trierweiler, said on Monday she was doing fine after her split from President Francois Hollande, telling reporters during a trip to India that she felt "useful" doing charity work.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday January 27, 2014
Valerie Trierweiler, the ex-partner of French President Francois Hollande, arrived in India Monday on a charity mission despite an announcement two days earlier that the couple have split.