Francois Hollande
  •  French President Francois Hollande could push for a new tax for search engines such as Google each time they use content from French media.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 11, 2012, 11:30 AM EST
  • Wiill attempt to make right France's relationship with the continent after predecessor's controversial speech. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 10, 2012, 1:00 AM EST
  • A man leaves Argenteuil synagogue, west of Paris, Sunday Oct. 7, 2012. France is boosting security at Jewish religious sites after blank bullets were fired on the synagogue .French President Francois Hollande met Sunday with leaders of the country's Jewish community amid renewed concerns about anti-Semitism, and pledged to fight extremism and anti-Semitism "with the greatest firmness." A representative of the synagogue said the building was targeted with about eight blank bullets and services were canceled.

    Jews across France say anti-Semitic threats have escalated since a deadly assault on a Jewish school in Toulouse this spring.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
  • A ship sails in Valletta's Grand Harbour October 3, 2012.

    Agenda to focus on terrorism fight and strengthening political, economic cooperation in the aftermath of the Arab Spring.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 09, 2012, 8:00 AM EST
  • France's President, Francois Hollande, left, and Chief Executive of French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroen Philippe Varin, right, are seen on the eve of the opening of the Paris Auto Show, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.

    The new president's budget hikes taxes on the rich but also includes austerity measures that threaten to erode his already waning popularity.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 5:30 PM EST
  • United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon greets people during the 67th session of the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012.

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a somber gathering of world leaders Tuesday that the 18-month conflict had become "a regional calamity with global ramifications."

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 08, 2012, 8:00 AM EST
  • In this Feb. 5, 2009 file photo, Bernard Arnault. Chairman and CEO of LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the Paris-based luxury goods empire, presents the group's 2008 results in Paris. La Libre Belgique newspaper reported Saturday Sept.8, 2012 that Arnault's citizenship application was confirmed by the head of Belgium's naturalization office. French media drew a connection to French President Francois Hollande's plan to raise the tax rate on France's highest earners to 75 percent.

    Bernard Arnault — the richest man in Europe — has ignited an uproar in France over taxes, citizenship, patriotism and what policies the government needs to promote growth.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 9:00 PM EST