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Stories with person: Nicolas Sarkozy
  • French president's security stance draws Bush comparison 
    Updated: Nov-17-15 2:29 pm

    PARIS - France's Socialist President Francois Hollande is drawing comparisons to former Republican President George W. Bush by tacking rightward with a forceful declaration of war on the Islamic State group he holds responsible for what some are calling France's 9/11.

  • France IDs top Paris attacks figure, seeks unity to bomb IS 
    Updated: Nov-16-15 10:29 pm

    PARIS - France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing "infidels" and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of the Paris attacks, and President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to forge a united coalition capable of defeating the jihadists at home and abroad.