Can the Socialists' plan to expand growth and trim budget deficit despite a deteriorating global business climate, be dashed?
Visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Francois Hollande stressed the necessity of full implementation of UN resolution, but saw sanctions against Syria in different ways.
French President Francois Hollande made an unannounced trip to Afghanistan on Friday to visit some of the French troops and meet Afghan President Hamid Karzai.
Leaders of Germany and France Tuesday held talks on boosting economic growth amid the ongoing European debt crisis and keeping Greece within the eurozone.
Rarely has an election resonated so widely across the EU as the French presidential ballot has done.
After two rounds of voting in France, the socialist candidate Francois Hollande was voted in as president.
German Chancelor Angela Merke ruled out renegotiating Europe's new fiscal pact on budget control and austerity.
French president-elect Francois Hollande on Monday vowed to further the Sino-French exchange and cooperation.
New French President Francois Hollande will officially take power in May 15.
The new French president Francois Hollande is going to face the eurozone crisis but is unlikely to derail the region's public finances.
Francois Hollande is facing a major challenge in tackling the euro zone crisis.
European leaders scrambled to congratulate Francois Hollande following the French socialist party leader's victory in the country's presidential runoff on Sunday.