Francois Hollande

Macron inaugurated as French president

Chairman of the Constitutional Council of France Laurent Fabius declared Emmanuel Macron as the president of France in an inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Sunday, TASS reports. "You …

ISIS claims responsibility for Paris shooting attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting attack in Paris that has left one police officer dead and two seriously injured. In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the extremist group gave a pseudonym for the shooter indicating …

Letter bomb at IMF's Paris office injures female employee

A female employee of the International Monetary Fund was injured today when a letter bomb posted to the world lender's Paris office blew up as she opened it, Reuters reports. The explosion was caused by a homemade device, the head …

 Hollande not to stand for re-election

Francois Hollande has announced he will not seek a second term as president of France.  Hollande, in a TV address on Thursday said, "I have decided not to be a candidate for the presidential election, to the …