20120611-174540-pic-618657630.jpg - Washington Times
Skip to content

French President Francois Hollande prepares for a meeting with his counterpart from Niger, Issoufou Mahamadou, at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday. Mr. Hollande, who was elected last month, wants his political kin to control the powerful lower house of Parliament for the next five years so he can move forward with plans to strengthen the state's role in the economy, create thousands of teaching jobs and tackle high youth joblessness.

French President Francois Hollande prepares for a meeting with his counterpart from Niger, Issoufou Mahamadou, at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Monday. Mr. Hollande, who was elected last month, wants his political kin to control the powerful lower house of Parliament for the next five years so he can move forward with plans to strengthen the state's role in the economy, create thousands of teaching jobs and tackle high youth joblessness.

Featured Photo Galleries

10302012_4_10302012_4_hires

Bizarre border busts

Photos from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection of the most bizarre attempts at smuggling drugs and people

Hayden Panettiere.jpg

Crazy Celebrity Tattoos

Tattoos are more popular than ever, but don’t let your kids get something like this. Check out the craziest tattoos celebrities have shown off and the ones they came to regret.