The French President, Francois Hollande, is in Algeria. He did not apologize directly for France's brutal colonial rule over the North African country. But Hollande did acknowledge Algerian suffering under his country's rule.
Algeria's denial of entry visas to two French journalists over French "Panama Papers" coverage has prompted a French media boycott. Heading for Algiers, French premier Manuel Valls said he "regrets" Algeria's stance.
President Francois Hollande has paid a brief visit to CAR as France winds down a peacekeeping mission in the conflict-ravaged country. From there he travels to Nigeria for a summit that will focus on fighting Boko Haram.
Several agreements with a combined worth of more than 2 billion euros have been signed between French companies and the Egyptian state. French President Francois Hollande is in Cairo as part of a regional tour.
French President Francois Hollande has ordered an additional 3,000 security professionals for the football tournament. Surveillance will be tightened in light of the recent attacks in Paris and Brussels.
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