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French president denounces attack on Pakistani school
Paris, Dec 16 : French President Francois Hollande Tuesday strongly condemned the attack on a Pakistani school which killed at least 126 people, most of them children.
Last French hostage in Mali released: Hollande
Paris, Dec 9 : French Preisdent Francois Hollande Tuesday announced that the last remaining French hostage in the hands of Al Qaeda's north African arm, Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), has been freed.
Most French voters reject Hollande's economic policy: Poll
Paris, Dec 8 : A large majority of French voters opposed President Francois Hollande's economic roadmap which he claimed would kickstart a feeble economic growth and create enough jobs for millions of job-seekers, according to a survey released Monday.
Hollande suspends Mistral carriers' delivery to Russia
Paris, Nov 25 : French President Francois Hollande Tuesday decided to suspend the delivery of the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia "until further notice", because of the continued crisis in Ukraine which could put the region's security at risk.
Hollande to visit Guinea next week, focus on fighting Ebola
Paris, Nov 22 : French President Francois Hollande will visit the West African countries next week, including the Ebola-hit Guinea-Conakry Nov 28 and will focus on ways to eradicate the deadly virus, media reported Friday.
France identifies two of its citizens among IS members
Sydney, Nov 19 (EFE) French President Francois Hollande Wednesday confirmed that his country's authorities have identified two French citizens among those who appeared in a video of Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group in Syria.
Hollande's ex preparing for media blitz in Britain
Paris, Nov 18 : Valerie Trierweiler, the ex-girlfriend of French President Francois Hollande, is preparing for a media blitz in Britain to promote the English version of her tell-all account of their affair, French newspaper Le Parisien reported Tuesday.
Ukraine crisis should not mar France-Russia ties: Hollande
Brisbane, Nov 16 : French President Francois Hollande Sunday said the Ukraine crisis should not be an irritant in France's ties with Russia.
India, France keen to enhance economic co-operation
Brisbane, Nov. 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande expressed keenness to further bolster the economic ties between the two nations during their meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit here on Saturday.
Need common strategy against global terror: Modi to Hollande
Brisbane, Nov 15 : Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told French President Francois Hollande that success against global terror could be attained if countries adopt a common strategy.
Modi meets Hollande, calls for common fight against terror
Brisbane, Nov 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi met French President Francois Hollande on the margins of the G20 summit here Saturday and the two leaders expressed keenness to extend economic ties.
French president vows to reduce unemployment
London, Nov 7 : French President Francois Hollande has said that he would not contest for a second term if he fails to reduce unemployment.
Hollande, Merkel ask Putin to allow drones on Ukraine border
Paris, Oct 31 : French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to facilitate the deployment of drones to supervise the truce in the pro-Russian separatist territories in eastern Ukraine.
Most French voters not to back Hollande's candidacy in 2017: Poll
Paris, Oct 25 : Eight French voters out of 10 would not support French President Francois Hollande's candidacy to seek a second mandate in 2017, a survey showed Saturday.
Obama discusses Ebola issue with UN chief, French president
Washington, Oct 14 : US President Barack Obama has spoken with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and French President Francois Hollande separately about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, the White House said.
France supports creation of buffer zone between Syria, Turkey
Paris, Oct 8 : French President Francois Hollande Wednesday said he would back the creation of a buffer zone between Syria and Turkey to protect displaced civilians fleeing the bloody Daech offensive.
France to boost security measures after hostage killing
Paris, Sep 25 : French President Francois Hollande Thursday called for reinforcement of security measures in public places and raising of vigilance after the Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group threatened to attack French citizens and interests and one of its linked group beheaded a French ...
French president announces three-day mourning after hostage killing
Paris, Sep 25 : French President Francois Hollande Thursday announced a three-day period of national mourning after a French tourist, kidnapped by militants in eastern Algeria, was beheaded.
Hollande condemns beheading of French tourist by IS-linked group in ...
London, Sep 25 : French President Francois Hollande has strongly condemned the beheading of tourist Herve Gourdel by an Islamic State-linked Algerian jihadist group, calling it a "cruel and cowardly" act.
Hollande confirms killing of French hostage in Algeria
Paris, Sep 25 : French President Francois Hollande confirmed Wednesday the death of a French man abducted in Algeria by a group linked to Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical militants.
France hopes Iran n-talks yields final agreement
Paris, Sep 24 : French President Francois Hollande Tuesday expressed hope that Western leaders' negotiations with Iran over its nuclear plan will lead to a lasting compromise to lift sanctions against Tehran.
France plans further air strikes against IS: President
Paris, Sep 19 : French jet fighters would continue airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq in the coming days in a bid to help restore security in Iraq, French President Francois Hollande said Friday.
France launches first airstrikes against IS in Iraq
Paris, Sep 19 : France's President Francois Hollande said Friday French jets have launched first airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq where they seized major towns and threatened the region's security.
France ready to launch air strikes in Iraq: Francois Hollande
Paris, Sep 18 : French President Francois Hollande Thursday said his country was ready to launch air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) militant group in Iraq "soon".
France to help set up hospital in Guinea to fight Ebola
Paris, Sep 18 : French President Francois Hollande Thursday said his country would help set up a military hospital in Guinea to assist in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa.
Majority rule out re-election of French president
Paris, Sep 18 : Nearly nine out of 10 French people do not want President Francois Hollande to win another term in office in the next elections set for 2017, according to a survey released by Paris-Match magazine
French government faces key confidence vote
Paris, Sep 16 : The French Socialist government faces a key parliamentary confidence vote Tuesday as the country battles political and economic crises and with President Francois Hollande's popularity at a record low.
Hollande calls for unity, global response to IS threats
Paris, Sep 15 : French President Francois Hollande said Monday that the fight against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group required a global response which must come from the Iraqis themselves, while demanding the unity and support of the international community.
France to join airstrikes against IS: Iraq PM
Baghdad, Sep 12 : Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Friday that French President Francois Hollande has promised to take part in the airstrikes against militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.
Fighting IS: France extends support to Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 12 : French President Francois Hollande Friday met Iraq's new leaders in Baghdad and pledged his support to Iraq in the fight against terrorism, media reported.