French President Francois Hollande

French President Francois Hollande, right, bids farewell to President of the European Jewish Congress Moshe Kantor, left, after a meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Jewish leader: Europe should fight anti-Semitism

PARIS (AP) — The head of the European Jewish Congress appealed Tuesday for European governments to take tougher action against anti-Semitism — and has made France his starting point. French citizens are suspected in the […]

07/08/2014

French President Francois Hollande takes reporter’s question as he and President Barack Obama hold a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Feb. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

French leader heads to Silicon Valley to talk tech

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — France’s president was visiting San Francisco on Wednesday and meeting with Silicon Valley technology leaders, just days after a French regulator hit Google with an embarrassing regulatory slap and after years […]

02/12/2014

First lady Michelle Obama, left, and President Barack Obama welcome French President François Hollande for a State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Stag French leader gets warm state dinner embrace

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle and Barack Obama found just the right spot to seat a gent going stag to Tuesday’s state dinner: They plopped French President Francois Hollande down right between them in a giant […]

02/12/2014

President Barack Obama walks with French President Francois Hollande during a state arrival ceremony for Hollande, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Stag state dinner for Hollande has French twist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caviar and cotton candy are on the menu. Bradley Cooper is on the guest list. Mary J. Blige is set to perform. Yet much of the focus for Tuesday’s glitzy state dinner […]

02/11/2014

President Barack Obama, center, and French President Francois Hollande, left, tour the grounds of Monticello, President Thomas Jefferson's estate, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Charlottesville, Va. Leading the tour is Leslie Bowman, right, president of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

French leader opens unusual state visit to US

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Celebrating the long-standing ties between their nations, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande on Monday toured the sweeping Virginia estate owned by Thomas Jefferson, the former American president and […]

02/11/2014

FILE - This Sunday May 6, 2012 file photo shows French president-elect Francois Hollande and his companion Valerie Trierweiler celebrating his election victory in Bastille Square in Paris, France. A French news agency has reported that President Francois Hollande has ended his relationship with his companion of seven years Valerie Trierweiler. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

Official: French president splits with first lady

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has split with the country’s first lady two weeks after a tabloid reported that the leader was having an affair with an actress, an official said Saturday. A presidential aide, […]

01/25/2014

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