Serge Devesa, executive chef at New York's InterContinental Barclay Hotel, prepares bouillabaisse, a specialty from his hometown of Marseille, France. Devesa was just named a master chef by the Maître Cuisiniers de France. Courtesy of InterContinental Barclay hide caption

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French Minister for Women's Rights and Government Spokesperson Najat Vallaud-Belkacem wearing pants. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A photo shows the tiny apartment that a man rented for 330 euros a month in Paris. Fondation Abbe Pierre hide caption

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Islamist militants raided the In Amenas natural gas field (pictured) in Algeria on Wednesday and took several hostages. BP/AP hide caption

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This photo, released on Saturday by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD), shows French Mirage 2000 D jets flying over Mali. ECPAD/Xinhua /Landov hide caption

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An undated screen image of footage shot by Al-Kataib Media, showing Denis Allex, a French hostage allegedly held by Somali militants, who was reportedly killed during the failed rescue mission. MAXPPP/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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A map shown Sunday during a news conference held by French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Paris shows the movement of French troops and aircraft n Mali. Kenzo Tribouillard /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In October, kidnapped French intelligence agent Denis Allex appeared in a video shot by his captors. In the video, Allex pleads for French President Francois Hollande to negotiate for his release. -/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French actor Gerard Depardieu (left) and Russian leader Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg in December 2010. Ria Novosti /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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