After a long day of rapidly changing information, U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News Wednesday night that they cannot be certain what the status is of the three suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine.
CNBC's Stéphane Pedrazzi provides the latest on the terrorist attack at a Paris magazine that left at least 12 dead.
French President Hollande said after an impromptu visit to Russia for crisis talks on Saturday that a ceasefire could take hold in Ukraine soon.
Standard & Poor's cut its outlook for France to negative from stable on Friday, citing concerns about the country's economic recovery.
Bill Blain, strategist from Mint Partners, says France has "made no effort" to bring its deficit to the 3 percent target demanded by the EU.
CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports on the news that a French hostage has been beheaded by the Islamic State in Algeria and France's response to the situation.
Patrick de Maeseneire, CEO of Adecco Group, says the French economy is in a "difficult" place.
Douglas Webber, professor of political science at INSEAD, comments on the political crisis is France and explains why President Hollande would survive a confidence vote.
Karine Berger, MP and economy national secretary for the Socialist Party, says France needs policies that will foster economic growth.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls presented the resignation of his government to President Francois Hollande. CNBC's Stephane Pedrazzi reports.
The U.S. will join the European Union this week in slapping new economic sanctions on Russia for its continued support of separatists in Ukraine.
GE will be allowed to proceed with its revised offer to buy Alstom's power and grid business as long as it meets certain conditions.
General Electric is reportedly considering sweetening its bid for the energy portion of French multinational corporation Alstom.
Rival suitors GE and Siemens were told by the French government to come up with better offers for engineering group Alstom on Tuesday.
Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, says that his group's offer for Alstom's power assets is "compelling", and "superior" to the one proposed by General Electric.
Hollande will meet Obama in a restaurant overlooking the iconic Champs-Elysees before going back to his residence for a supper with Putin.
Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.
The CEO of German conglomerate Siemens tried to calm a storm over job cuts after he let slip that his restructuring plan might cut 11,600 jobs.
General Electric has improved its offer for French train and turbine maker Alstom, with a pledge to create 1,000 jobs in France, sources said.
General Electric hopes that three letters - CFM - will convince French leaders to back its offer to rescue Alstom.