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French President Francois Hollande

Will the Neocons Eat French Fries Once Again?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

Here is a nation they maligned so much a decade ago which now is doing for President Obama what it refused to do for Bush -- join in what neocons like to do best: bomb, bomb, bomb. Should the neocons be grateful to the French?

French President's Popularity Hits Record Low After Tell-All Memoir

AP | SYLVIE CORBET | Posted 09.06.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Things can't get much worse for French President Francois Hollande: The economy is lagging; his new government is already under fire; a...

French President's Ex-Girlfriend Publishes Tell-All Book

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

By Brian Love PARIS, Sept 4 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande's image took a new knock on Thursday with publication of a...

France To Redeploy Thousands Of Troops Across Northwest Africa

AP | SYLVIE CORBET and BABA AHMED | Posted 07.17.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — French troops are still in Mali a year and a half after they were sent there for a targeted operation against extremists. And instead o...

Looking Back on the 70th D-Day Anniversary

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.08.2014 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

The 70th anniversary of D-Day is now history -- and what a history! But the deeds of its heroes, the images of the celebration and our reflections on that historic day linger on.

France Takes First Steps Towards Abolition of Prostitution

Taina Bien-Aime | Posted 04.15.2014 | World
Taina Bien-Aime

The Nordic Model, as this set of laws is known, views the sex trade as irreconcilable with gender equality and refuses to consider prostitution as inevitable.

French Boo President At WWI Ceremony

AP | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

PARIS -- PARIS (AP) — France's unpopular president ignored jeers by protesters as he laid flowers at the tomb of the unknown soldier during a ceremo...

French Can Now Insult Their President

Posted 07.26.2013 | World

Not so pleased with François Hollande? You'll be happy to know that you if you're French, you can now insult the French president without incurring a...

Thousands Protest Against French President

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

PARIS -- Tens of thousands of supporters of leftist parties marched through central Paris on Sunday to express disappointment with President Francois ...

Tax Scandal Big Blow To Hollande

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 06.03.2013 | World

PARIS — For a French president who came to power on a promise of "irreproachability," naming a lying tax-dodger to be his chief tax collector wa...

WATCH: NOM's President Joins Paris's Anti-Gay Marriage Protests

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The National Organization for Marriage's (NOM) Brian Brown recently traveled to Paris, where he enthusiastically reported on the French anti-gay marri...

Mr. Normal's Policy Gaffes And PR Disasters Endanger French Reforms

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | World

* Communications gaffes blights French government * Anti-business image overshadows pro-growth reforms * Hollande hires ...

What Is Hollande's Plan For France?

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2012 | World

By Mark John PARIS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Just five months after bringing Francois Hollande to power, many French voters are already desp...

Middle East Permeates UN General Assembly Despite 50 Sideshows

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 11.25.2012 | World
Evelyn Leopold

The civil war in Syria and its 26,000 dead are dominating this week's U.N. General Assembly session but no solution is expected to emerge. The same goes for the Islamic uprisings against the United States and Iran's nuclear program.

France's Richest Man Applies For Belgian Citizenship Amid Tax Increase Threats

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business

Bernard Arnault, France’s richest man, is applying for Belgian citizenship, sources confirm. The move is certainly to heighten tensions in France, a...

French Prez 'Mr. Normal' Skips The Plane, Hits The Rails

AP | Posted 08.02.2012 | World

PARIS -- France's President Francois Hollande has headed off on vacation this year by train – not plane – in a break with his flashy prede...

Hollande Compares Toulouse Attacks To Holocaust

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 07.22.2012 | World

PARIS -- President Francois Hollande led ceremonies Sunday marking the 70th anniversary of the largest roundup of Jews in World War II France, and pro...

French President Ridiculed For This Photo

Posted 07.11.2012 | World

French President Francois Hollande is making his first official visit to the United Kingdom this week, and while his British counterpart, Prime Minist...

Syrian Ambassador Being Expelled

AP | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

PARIS — France says it is expelling the Syrian ambassador to increase pressure on Damascus amid mounting violence by government forces against c...

Newly Inaugurated French President's Plane Hit By Lightning

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

PARIS, May 15 (Reuters) - A presidential jet carrying newly inaugurated French President Francois Hollande was hit by lightning en route to Berlin and...

New French President Focuses On Euro Crisis

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

PARIS — French President-elect Francois Hollande didn't wait to take office to press his agenda for digging Europe out of economic crisis: He me...

The Daily Szep: Francois Hollande caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 07.06.2012 | World
Paul Szep


Election Analysis From Le Huffington Post

Posted 05.06.2012 | World

The French people have spoken. François Hollande has been elected President of the Republic with 51.9 percent of the vote against 48.1 percent for th...


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.06.2012 | World

In an almost universally expected result, Socialist candidate François Hollande has unseated French president Nicolas Sarkozy, winning the French pre...