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La bonne vie: France bans work email after 6 p.m.

La bonne vie: France bans work email after 6 p.m.

PARIS, April 10 (UPI) -- France has now required employers' federations and unions to sign a legally binding agreement that will force their staff to switch off their phones after 6.
Aileen Graef
French President Hollande announces new prime minister: Manuel Valls

French President Hollande announces new prime minister: Manuel Valls

March 31 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande announced on television Monday evening that he has named Interior Minister Manuel Valls as his new prime minister.
JC Finley
Al-Qaida issues threat against French president

Al-Qaida issues threat against French president

PARIS, March 11 (UPI) -- Groups allied with al-Qaida issued a threat Tuesday against French President Francois Hollande for Mali and Central African Republic interventions.
Kerry: Russia must 'deescalate' in Crime

Kerry: Russia must 'deescalate' in Crime

BRUSSELS, March 6 (UPI) -- Ukraine's interim prime minister rejected a Crimean secession vote Thursday and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Russia to 'de-escalate.'

France debates CAR intervention

PARIS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- French leaders said Tuesday intervening in the Central African Republic was the right move to make, but expressed frustration with the pace of development.

Two female resistance fighters to be honored at Paris' Pantheon

PARIS, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Two women who fought with the Resistance during World War II will be honored with interment in the Pantheon, French President Francois Hollande says.
Truce agreement announced in Ukraine where 26 die in protests

Truce agreement announced in Ukraine where 26 die in protests

KIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- With deadly protests paralyzing Kiev, Ukraine's president sacked the head of his armed forces Wednesday and announced a truce deal with opposition leaders.

U.S. may join EU call for sanctions against Ukraine leaders

BRUSSELS, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The United States will coordinate with the European Union on a response to violence in Ukraine that has left at least 26 people dead, the White House said.
Bradley Cooper admits to going commando for White House state dinner [VIDEO]

Bradley Cooper admits to going commando for White House state dinner [VIDEO]

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- The "American Hustle" star told Ellen DeGeneres that he wasn't wearing any underwear when he met President Barack Obama.
Kate Stanton

French 'red caps' clash with police in protest over eco-tax

BRECH, France, Feb. 18 (UPI) -- A weekend protest by anti-tax "red caps" in France's Brittany region turned into a riot resulting in four injuries, French media reported.
Obama reportedly asked HBO chief for advance copies of 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

Obama reportedly asked HBO chief for advance copies of 'Game of Thrones,' 'True Detective'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Barack Obama reportedly asked HBO chief for advance copies of "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective."
Kate Stanton

Is this a recovery yet?

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Despite the temporary disruptions of an unusually harsh winter, the world's two biggest economic blocks are helping rather than hindering the global economy.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

France to send more troops to conflict-torn Central African Republic

PARIS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- France will send more troops to help quell violence in the troubled Central African Republic, French defense officials said Friday.

EU mulls cost and spillover risks of turmoil in Africa

BRUSSELS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Turmoil in Africa, dubbed in Brussels as the European Union's backyard, is posing a growing challenge to EU concerns over regional security and defense cost overruns.

U.N. has its eye on Syria, rights commissioner warns

GENEVA, Switzerland, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Rupert Colville, a spokesman for U.N. human rights chief Navi Pillay, said Friday he was alarmed by the military escalation in rebel-held parts of Syria.

France sending more troops to the Central African Republic

PARIS, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The French government said Friday it was sending another 400 troops to Central African Republic to help ensure the nation's stability.
'Veep' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus seated next to actual Veep Joe Biden at state dinner

'Veep' star Julia Louis-Dreyfus seated next to actual Veep Joe Biden at state dinner

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Julia Louis-Dreyfus sat next to her real-life counterpart at the White House state dinner on Tuesday.
Kate Stanton

U.N. aid convoy reaches Homs rebel enclave

HOMS, Syria, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- A small convoy brought aid Wednesday to the besieged Syrian rebel quarter of Homs following a weekend attack on a similar effort that left five people dead.
Secretary Kerry toasts French President Hollande during U.S. visit

Secretary Kerry toasts French President Hollande during U.S. visit

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Secretary of State John Kerry hosted French President Francois Hollande for lunch at the State Department Tuesday during Hollande's visit to Washington, D.C.
JC Finley
Hollande, Obama toast at White House state dinner after long day

Hollande, Obama toast at White House state dinner after long day

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande was the guest of honor at a state dinner Tuesday after meeting with President Obama and other U.S. leaders.
First Lady tweets classy photo of Bo and Sunny Obama for state dinner

First Lady tweets classy photo of Bo and Sunny Obama for state dinner

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- First Lady Michelle Obama tweeted a picture of first dogs Bo and Sunny dressed and ready for the state dinner with French President Francois Hollande.
Aileen Graef
U.S. President Barack Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 11

U.S. President Barack Obama's schedule for Tuesday, Feb. 11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama holds a bilateral meeting with French President Francois Hollande Tuesday at the White House, the White House daily schedule indicates.

Obama, Hollande tour Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama Monday took France's president on a tour of Thomas Jefferson's Virginia home Monticello, lauding the historic U.S.-French relationship.
Obama schedule for Monday, Feb. 10

Obama schedule for Monday, Feb. 10

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- President Obama and visiting French President Francois Hollande travel to Charlottesville, Va., Monday the White House said.

The changing French alliance

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- French President Francois Hollande's state visit to the United States this week (without any lady friend in tow) is being touted as a revival of America's oldest alliance. The trouble will be in the newest areas of commerce.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus
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