The French President, Francois Hollande, is in Algeria. He did not apologize directly for France's brutal colonial rule over the North African country. But Hollande did acknowledge Algerian suffering under his country's rule.
The leaders of Russia, Germany and France have agreed that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) can help in implementing the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine. The proposal originally came from Kyiv.
French President Francois Hollande has called for "responsibility" and "lucidity" from his Socialist lawmakers, days after his government was forced to ram an economic reforms package through parliament without a vote.
After disagreeing sharply over key issues including economic reform, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have been working closely. The two have been brought together by crises.
More gravesites have been vandalized in France, just hours after President Francois Hollande visited a desecrated Jewish cemetery in Alsace. The latest incident occurred in Normandy, near former D-Day landing beaches.
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