French President Francois Hollande, left, listens to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012 in Algiers. Hollande arrived Wednesday on a state visit to Algeria,

 

              French President Francois Hollande, left, listens to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012 in Algiers. Hollande arrived Wednesday on a state visit to Algeria,
French President Francois Hollande, left, listens to Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Wednesday, Dec.19, 2012 in Algiers. Hollande arrived Wednesday on a state visit to Algeria, hoping for a clean start in relations after a half-century of tensions with this North Africa nation, once the French empire's most prized colony. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)