- Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
- France targets welfare for big spending cuts Updated: Apr-16-14 1:56 pm
- Little sign of progress as Obama, Putin speak Updated: Apr-14-14 11:37 pm
- French minister in Cuba as Europe seeks opening Updated: Apr-12-14 10:35 pm
- French photo duo Pierre et Gilles love to shock Updated: Apr-09-14 11:31 am
- 2 UN workers killed by gunmen in Somalia Updated: Apr-07-14 4:11 pm
- French Greens bickering, divided as EU vote looms Updated: Apr-06-14 12:29 pm
- French power couple reunites - at Cabinet table Updated: Apr-04-14 8:01 am
- UN chief urges action on Central African Republic Updated: Apr-02-14 12:49 pm
- France awaits new government as Hollande struggles Updated: Apr-01-14 12:06 pm
- France in new tack to fight roots of terrorism Updated: Mar-31-14 7:32 am
- French voters deal blow to gov't, help far right Updated: Mar-30-14 8:28 pm
- China president gets secret, sumptuous French menu Updated: Mar-27-14 2:25 pm
- France's municipal voting to test government grip Updated: Mar-23-14 6:10 pm
- French elections: step 1 in new far right march Updated: Mar-21-14 3:47 am
- EU nations agree on rules to fight tax evasion Updated: Mar-20-14 8:32 pm
- Argentine president opens Paris Book Fair Updated: Mar-20-14 3:53 pm
- Argentina accuses US, UK of hypocrisy over Crimea Updated: Mar-19-14 2:52 pm
GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
PARIS - France's new prime minister announced plans Wednesday to cut 21 billion euros ($29 billion) from state pensions, health care and the social safety net as a part of a 50 billion-euro effort to rein in the country's debt and deficit.
WASHINGTON - Speaking for the first time in more than two weeks, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin showed little sign of agreement on Monday, with the U.S. leader urging pro-Russian forces to de-escalate the situation in eastern Ukraine and Putin denying that Moscow was interfering in the region.
HAVANA - A French foreign minister visited Cuba for the first time in more than 30 years Saturday, traveling to the communist-run nation at a time when it is seeking to attract more foreign investment and improve ties with the European Union.
PARIS - Pierre et Gilles may have timid smiles.
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Gunmen inside an airport in Somalia shot and killed two consultants working for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, the U.N. mission in the country said Monday.
PARIS - France's Greens could well be upbeat: They tallied record results in recent municipal elections. They got an unprecedented offer for the No. 2 post in a Socialist-led Cabinet. They champion environmental issues that many French have been contemplating ever since Paris skies were recently coated in heavy smog.
PARIS - Is this a Cabinet meeting, or a family reunion? The new French government's first meeting includes a man and woman who had four children together, split up in the public eye and are now back together in the political spotlight.
BRUSSELS - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged European and African nations on Wednesday to step up their efforts to end the desperate plight of the people of Central African Republic.
PARIS - France's new prime minister, the popular and pugnacious Manuel Valls, took office Tuesday and is diving straight into a huge and thankless challenge: bringing back jobs, investors and hope to Europe's second-biggest economy.
PARIS - To stop the stream of French youths pursuing jihad in Syria, France is preparing to try to tackle terrorism before it starts, by involving schools, parents and local Muslim leaders, The Associated Press has learned.
PARIS - French voters dealt a severe blow to the Socialist government in Sunday's municipal elections, but the party saved face by retaining the crown jewel, Paris, which got its first female mayor.
PARIS - The menu will remain secret, but there's no doubt that famed chef Alain Ducasse has concocted a sumptuous meal for the Chinese president as he wraps up his state visit to France in the Palace of Versailles.
PARIS - France's far-right National Front conquered a symbolic northern town in Sunday's first round of municipal elections and led in some other cities, drawing calls by the governing left and rival right to stop the anti-immigration party's advance.
HENIN-BEAUMONT, France - Marine Le Pen sees political gold in the abandoned coal mines of northern France that once pumped life, jobs and an identity into places like Henin-Beaumont - a bleak town that the far-right leader says is the avant-garde of her anti-immigration party's march to power.
BRUSSELS - European Union nations on Thursday agreed on a sweeping policy to fight tax evasion after tiny Luxembourg dropped its reservations to new rules which render its secretive banking culture more transparent.
PARIS - It might be called soft diplomacy: Argentina's president is temporarily shifting focus from the country' economic woes to showcase its literary wealth.
PARIS - Argentina's president said Wednesday that the U.S. and Britain displayed double standards with their positions on Crimea and the Falkland Islands, undermining efforts to preserve Ukraine's territorial integrity.