Ahead of UN meeting on fighting IS, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius says Russia’s claims of fighting in Syria are exaggerated.
President Hollande and Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi 'have agreed on the principle and terms and conditions' says French presidency.
The Mistral-class helicopter carriers built for deal with Russia that was annulled by embargo over Crimea conflict, could now go to Egypt and India.
The French president said recent 'progress' in the ceasefire in the Ukraine left few obstacles to lifting EU and US sanctions against Moscow.
The actor and tax exile pledges to get rid of all his properties in France, including a château, several restaurants and a fishmongers.
French president upbeat about prospects for sale of two warships after deal with Russia was formally ended.
Despite claims in Moscow, French president François Hollande insists there is 'no deal yet' with Russia over non-delivery of Mistral ships.
Senior Kremlin official says 'everything has been decided' over how much France will pay Russia for non-delivery of two Mistral warships.
Parents challenge laws in France that in effect deny citizenship to surrogate children, whom one lawyer calls the 'ghosts of the Republic'.
The Russian compensation claim for the French-built helicopter carriers, blocked over Ukraine crisis, is well below France's offer of 785m euros.
Rare visit to Shanghai by French navy Mistral-class helicopter carrier prompts conjecture over deal on undelivered sister ships built for Russia.
The former EDF chief, now advisor to Russian national nuclear corporation Rosatom, was pushed to withdraw bid by French economy minister.
Delivery of first helicopter carrier was due last year but deal was put on hold after Russia’s role in Ukraine crisis led to EU sanctions.
The Russian leader said he sought only to recover outlay on the French-built warships, a 1.2-billion-euro deal suspended over the Ukraine crisis.