• Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and France's President Francois Hollande shake hands after their news conference following the talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015.Putin and visiting French President Francois Hollande agreed to share intelligence information and cooperate on selecting targets in the fight against the Islamic State group, raising hope for closer ties between Moscow and the U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group following the Paris attacks. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, pool)

    Hollande, on Moscow visit, calls for broad anti-IS coalition

    MOSCOW (AP) — The presidents of France and Russia agreed Thursday to tighten cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State group, although they remained at odds over their approach toward Syrian President Bashar Assad.