François Hollande

Daniel Larribe, one of four Frenchmen held hostage by al-Qaida militants for three years in the African Sahel, walks at the airport in Niamey, Niger, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, one day after their release. (AP Photo/Tagaza Djibo)

Freed French hostages arrive home after 3 years

PARIS (AP) — Four Frenchmen held hostage by al-Qaida militants landed in France on Wednesday after three years in captivity in the punishing African Sahel. The wife and daughters of one hostage, Daniel Larribe, rushed […]

10/30/2013

Leonarda 15, and Maria Dibrani 17, left, expelled from France last week, in a shelter house in Mitrovica, northern Kosovo, (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

France expels girl to Kosovo after class trip

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — Leonarda Dibrani was finishing up a field trip when French police showed up at the bus, detaining the 15-year-old schoolgirl in front of her classmates before authorities expelled her to Kosovo […]

10/16/2013

Actor Gerard Depardieu

Depardieu, in tax fight, gets Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) — Gerard Depardieu, the French actor who has waged a battle against a proposed super-tax on millionaires in his native country, has been granted Russian citizenship.

01/03/2013

France boosts security at religious sites

PARIS (AP) – France is boosting security at Jewish and other religious sites after blanks were fired at a synagogue and police accused a suspected cell of radical Islamists of ties to a grenade attack […]

10/08/2012

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