Ryan Lochte finished fourth in the 200-meter freestyle Monday, but it didn't diminish a fantastic night of swimming at the Olympics. In fact, it might have made them even better.
France's economy is hanging by a thread – and French President Hollande is reaching for the scissors.
Gen. Manaf Tlass, a former member of Assad's inner circle, called yesterday for a 'constructive transition' from Syria's regime, which is reeling from the assassination of several ministers.
France's top human rights diplomat says 'the raw material is there' in the Syria conflict to refer case to the International Criminal Court at The Hague.
France's President Hollande is on his first state visit to Britain, where he is talking eurozone strategy with the prime minister and chatting – en français – with the queen.
At Paris meeting, US Secretary of State Clinton lambasted Russia, China for 'blockading' progress. The meeting came amid news that a top Syrian general has defected.
Younger Algerians have a more pragmatic approach to France, Algeria's former colonial master. They view engagement with the West as a necessity, especially for creating jobs through investment.
Ugly eurozone-crisis dynamics threaten to make it a summer of social unrest. But Spain's Euro2012 win and Germany's agreement on a European rescue fund have shifted the tone.
As Europe's leaders meet in Brussels today, Germany is pushing hard for long-term reform. But Italy PM Monti says Europe faces disaster if high borrowing costs aren't addressed quickly.
French President François Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have emerged as the representatives of the two opposing camps, both trying to solve the eurozone crisis.