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Just weeks after a visit to regional rival China, French President Francois Hollande arrives in Japan on Thursday, hoping to close deals on nuclear cooperation and in the aviation sector.
French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that more efforts were needed to convince Moscow to drop its support for Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
President Francois Hollande's nagging headache to reboot the French economy has turned into a migraine as the economy slipped into its second recession in four years, fuelling speculation of an impending cabinet reshuffle.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Paris on Sunday to mark Socialist President Francois Hollande's first year in office by accusing him of turning his back on the left.
French President Francois Hollande, accompanied by a high-powered business delegation, starts a two-day visit to China Thursday, with trade rather than geopolitics at the top of the agenda.
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday hit out at "homophobic" acts by opponents of a same-sex marriage bill following violent protests that included an attack on a gay bar.
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday said respect for judges was sacrosanct after backers of his predecessor questioned the credentials of a magistrate who charged Nicolas Sarkozy in a corruption probe.
French President Francois Hollande's popularity plummeted in March, with 67 percent of his countrymen saying they were dissatisfied with his performance and less than a third of them saying they were happy with it.
French President Francois Hollande made a fresh push Thursday to clinch the world's biggest defence deal, the $12 billion sale of 126 warplanes to India, during his first visit to Asia since taking office.
Francois Hollande's decision to order French forces into battle in Mali represents a watershed moment for a president derided by his critics as a compulsive ditherer.
French President Francois Hollande led a chorus of approval after unions and employers reached a deal on reforms to the country's complex labour laws after more than three months of talks.
President Francois Hollande arrives in Algeria on Wednesday seeking to end simmering resentment over French colonial rule and bolster ties with the OPEC country.
When closing the talks, President Nazarbayev invited his French counterpart François Hollande to pay an official visit to Astana.
The visit will include talks of Nazarbayev with French President Francois Hollande about cooperation.
The trade turnover between the two nations in January – August 2012 stood at $4.9 billion, 32% up against the like period of 2012.
French President Francois Hollande said he wanted "concrete acts" from Iran to prove it was not pursuing a nuclear arms drive after his first face-to-face meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
French President Francois Hollande holds talks on Monday with the heads of the World Bank and other top economic bodies to discuss the eurozone debt crisis and ways to kickstart growth.
Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld on Sunday denied having called French President Francois Hollande an "idiot", suggesting the purported remark reported in a magazine came from a mistranslation.
France will present its 2013 budget Friday with President Francois Hollande's credibility on the line as he seeks to rein in public finances and reassure financial markets without stirring public anger.
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday urged the global community to help defuse a crisis in Mali by giving UN backing to a West African-led military intervention.
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