François Hollande

Dead Brussels Gunman Sought Islamic State Suicide Mission

CP | Lori Hinnant And Aya Batrawy, The Associated Press | Posted 03.19.2016 | Canada

The Algerian gunman joined the Islamic State group in 2014 and told the extremists he wanted to die as a suicide bomber.

France Declares Economic Emergency

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Business

Terrorist attacks cost tourism industry an estimated $2 billion.

Trudeau Meets Hollande, French Appear OK With ISIS Jet Withdrawal

CP | Bruce Cheadle | Posted 11.30.2015 | Canada Politics

"We're emerging from some dark ages.''

Trudeau Pays Tribute To Paris Attack Victims At The Bataclan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.29.2015 | Canada Politics

A Quebec delegation organized the memorial ceremony at the site where 90 of the 130 victims died.

Powerful Rendition Of National Anthem To Mourn France's Dead

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada

“Terrorism won’t destroy the Republic, because the Republic will destroy terrorism."

G20 Leaders Mull Response To Paris Attacks, But Next Steps Unclear

CP | Vladimir Isachenkov And Josh Lederman, The Associated Press | Posted 11.16.2015 | Canada

France's bombardment of Islamic State marked a significant escalation of the country's role in the fight against the extremist group.

Suicide Bomber Blocked From Entering Paris Stadium

The Wall Street Journal | Joshua Robinson and Inti Landauro | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada

While attempting to back away from security, the attacker detonated the vest.

Long Lines At Clinics In Paris As People Rush To Donate Blood

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada

"It's the only way I can think of to respond."

France Can't Rule Out More Militants At Large After Paris Attacks

CP | Greg Keller And Jamey Keaten, The Associated Press | Posted 11.14.2015 | Canada

French President Francois Hollande declared three days of national mourning and raised the nation's security to its highest level.

French President Calls For Uber Cars To Be Seized After Taxi Drivers Riot

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.26.2015 | Canada Business

PARIS - France's president wants Uber's cheapest car service shut down and its vehicles seized, but Uber refuses to stop the service until a ruling by...

European Leaders In Emergency Meetings As Greece Faces Bankruptcy

CP | Elena Becatoros, The Associated Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Business

BERLIN - Greece's international creditors held an emergency meeting in Berlin to discuss how to push ahead bailout discussions with Athens so the cash...


CP | Yuras Karmanau And Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

MINSK, Belarus - Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control ...


CP | Lori Hinnant, The Associated Press | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada

PARIS - France ordered prosecutors around the country to crack down on hate speech, anti-Semitism and those glorifying terrorism and announced Wednesd...

Quebec Cartoonists Mourn Death Of Colleagues

CBC | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada

Local cartoonists are mourning the loss of their colleagues in today’s shooting at Charlie Hebdo, a satirical publication in Paris. Terry Mosher,...

Newspaper Had Controversial History Of Offending Radical Islam

CBC | Posted 03.09.2015 | Canada

The French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo has a controversial history in its treatment of radical Islam, including the firebombing of its office and ...


CP | Jamey Keaten And Elaine Ganley, The Associated Press | Posted 01.08.2015 | Canada

PARIS - One man sought in the deadly shooting at a French satirical paper has turned himself in, and police hunted Thursday for two heavily armed men ...

Hollande: France, Quebec 'Brothers'

CP | Julien Arsenault, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.04.2015 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - French President Francois Hollande came out in favour Tuesday of a special "business visa" he hopes would strengthen ties between Quebec and ...

Hollande Urges Canada To Take Action On Climate Change

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — French President Francois Hollande served notice Monday he wants to see Canada taking an active role in helping the world achieve a major c...

French President: Vickers Is 'Known All Across The World'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.03.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada's Parliament was "defiled" last month when a gunman killed a soldier at the National War Memorial and stormed the Centre Block, says F...

French President To Address The House Of Commons Today

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.02.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Fresh from a close-up look at Canada's Rocky Mountains, French President Francois Hollande will address the House of Commons as he continues ...

More Music To Pauline Marois' Ears

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.16.2014 | Canada Politics

PARIS - An expression of support for secularism by the French president was greeted enthusiastically Tuesday by Premier Pauline Marois, whose governme...


CP | Jon Gambrell And Alan Clendenning, The Associated Press | Posted 02.09.2014 | Canada

JOHANNESBURG - World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honour Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium that was half ful...

NSA Snooping Enrages U.S. Ally

CP | Deb Riechmann And Kimberly Dozier, The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - The sweep and scope of National Security Agency snooping abroad forced President Barack Obama once again to hear complaints from a U.S. a...

French Stamp Pays Homage To Topless Protester

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada

PARIS - The new face of France — or at least the official postage stamp for the President Francois Hollande era — is modeled after a Ukrainian wom...

Harper Makes Unexpected Admission About EU Trade Deal

CP | Steve Rennie, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2013 | Canada Business

PARIS - Prime Minister Stephen Harper and French President Francois Hollande are acknowledging the "difficult" nature of free-trade talks between Cana...