French Open tennis in Paris
Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing watches the French Open womens final match between Italian Francesca Schiavone and Australian Samantha Stosur at Roland Garros in Paris on June 5, 2010. Schiavone defeated Stosur 6-4, 7-6(2) to become the first Italian ever to win a Grand Slam title. UPI/David Silpa
U.S. troop involvement in African crises should never an option in areas the French already have a strong presence.
President Barack Obama invited French President-elect Francois Hollande to the White House and upcoming Group of Eight and NATO summits, the White House said.
After markets showed distaste for the inconclusive first round of French elections, the question turns to who will win the second -- and calm -- those markets.
Former French Prime Minister Raymond Barre died at a Paris hospital Saturday of long-term heart problems. He was 83.
After presiding over the draft European constitution, former President Valery Giscard d'Estaing has scored another coup -- election to the French academy.
Ankara on Friday rejected Former French President Valery Giscard d'Estaing's remarks that Turkey was not a European country and should be barred from joining the European Union. "Turkey's being part of Europe is an undeniable fact," a Foreign Ministry sta