Unusually for a French president, François Hollande began trip in oil-rich Alberta rather than in the French-speaking eastern part of Canada.
Broadcasters who employed the reporters, who were killed doing their job, launch campaign for end to impunity for crimes against journalists.
High-end English-language programming with French backers has quietly become de rigueur in Hollywood.
Algeria's justice minister says initial investigation has identified 'certain members' of terror group who murdered Hervé Gourdel.
Pilots due to begin a one-week strike over company plans to cut costs to recapture market share from budget airlines.
French judges have opened probe into claims that staff at Erbil in Kurdish-controlled Iraq were charging large sums for appointments and visas.
During visit to Baghdad, François Hollande said he underlined France's readiness to provide even more military assistance to Iraq.
Bank of France boss Christian Noyer said that without reform the country would see zero growth and unemployment stuck at 10%.
Survey suggests Front National boss would win first round vote and trounce President Hollande in second round run-off - but not other rivals.
Journalist Nicolas Henin said Mehdi Nemmouche, who has been extradited to Belgium over murders, was his jailer in Syria in late 2013.
Young Frenchman says jihadists use online method showing shocking images that paint the Western world as degenerate and corrupt.
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad was stripped of his European title in Zurich after removing his shirt in celebration on final straight.
Suspect arrested by security services on arrival in France as part of preliminary investigation into possible 'conspiracy to plan terrorist acts'.
Pollster IFOP says president of far-right Front National would knock out socialist contender and lead Nicolas Sarkozy in 2017 election.
French government follows example of other nations as fighting sweeps across the North African country three years after overthrow of Gaddafi.