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FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

FRANCE POLITICS: Inauguration: Emmanuel Macron Officially Takes Power as French President

France’s Emmanuel Macron predecessor, François Hollande welcomed him. Watch Emmanuel Macron​’s first speech as president of the French Republic.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Wants Britain Purnished Because of Brexit

FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Wants Britain Purnished Because of Brexit

“There will inevitably be price and cost for Britain, it’s the choice they made,” French President Francois Hollande said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Says Macron Better, Le Pen Risk For France

FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Says Macron Better, Le Pen Risk For France

“The presence of the far-right in the second round is a risk for the country,” Hollande said. “What is at stake is France’s make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world.”

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FRANCE POLITICS: Election Update: Voters Take Center Stage in 2017 Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Election Update: Voters Take Center Stage in 2017 Presidential Election

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment.

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CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

CANADA POLITICS: Trudeau, Francois Hollande Mark Centenary of WW1 Battle at Vimy Ridge

Hollande, Trudeau and British princes Charles, William and Harry were to take part in a ceremony later on Sunday expected to draw some 25,000 people.

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BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

BENIN POLITICS: Benin to France: Return ‘Colonial Treasures’

Benin Politics: “We don’t have oil, we don’t have gold but we do have these treasures which aren’t kept here,” Beninese lawmaker Orden Alladatin, said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Biography

FRANCE POLITICS: Emmanuel Macron Biography

Emmanuel Macron was born 21 December 1977 in Amiens to doctor parents. Read Emmanuel Macron official biography. Emmanuel Macron biographie officielle.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Set to Win Presidentials Election First Round

FRANCE POLITICS: Macron Set to Win Presidentials Election First Round

Macron will get 26 percent of the first round vote, up one percentage point from his showing a week ago, BVA said. It put Le Pen on 25 percent, down one point.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Hollande Biography

FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Hollande Biography

François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande was born August 12, 1954 in France. He joined the Socialist Party in 1979. Read Francois Hollande Biography.

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NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

NETHERLANDS POLITICS: Mark Rutte Fought Off Challenge of Geert Wilders to Win Election Victory

“We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now we are the 2nd largest party. Next time we will be number 1,” Wilders said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Upsets With Donald Trump

FRANCE POLITICS: Hollande Upsets With Donald Trump

French President Francois Hollande fired back after Donald Trump remarked a friend thought “Paris is no longer Paris” after attacks by Islamist militants.

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GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel to Putin: End Violence in Eastern Ukraine

GERMANY POLITICS: Merkel to Putin: End Violence in Eastern Ukraine

German leader Angela Merkel urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin in a telephone call on Tuesday to use his influence on separatists in eastern Ukraine to stop the violence there, and the two agreed on the need for new ceasefire efforts, a German government spokesman said.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen to Lose 7,000 Euros Monthly From Her EU Earnings

FRANCE POLITICS: Marine Le Pen to Lose 7,000 Euros Monthly From Her EU Earnings

Marine Le Pen, locked in tight three-way race to succeed Francois Hollande this spring, said she would not “submit to persecution” by paying the money back.

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FRANCE POLITICS: U.S. ‘Populism’ Not Good For Europe: Hollande Warns

FRANCE POLITICS: U.S. ‘Populism’ Not Good For Europe: Hollande Warns

Hollande said, “We have to stand together in Europe. What is at stake is populism. The kind of discourse now coming from United States encourages populism and even extremism.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘Trump Poses Challenge For Europe’: Merkel, Hollande Admit

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘Trump Poses Challenge For Europe’: Merkel, Hollande Admit

“Europe faces big internal and external challenges which we … can only master by working together,” Merkel told a news conference on Friday with Hollande.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Manuel Valls Head For Runoff in Presidential Primary

FRANCE POLITICS: Manuel Valls Head For Runoff in Presidential Primary

Benoit Hamon, a former Socialist government rebel, won the first round of a primary on Sunday and will meet ex-prime minister Manuel Valls in a runoff.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Mahmoud Abbas Will Visit Paris

PALESTINE POLITICS: Mahmoud Abbas Will Visit Paris

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas will visit Paris “in the coming weeks” for bilateral talks, an official at the French president’s office said.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Gives Conditional ‘No’ To Meeting Mahmoud Abbas In Paris

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu Gives Conditional ‘No’ To Meeting Mahmoud Abbas In Paris

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that he had told French President Francois Hollande that he would not meet Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Valls Quits Government, Makes Presidential Bid

FRANCE POLITICS: Valls Quits Government, Makes Presidential Bid

Opinion polls bill the 54-year old Valls as favorite to win his party’s nomination in late January primaries.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Hollande Will Not Face Impeachment

FRANCE POLITICS: Francois Hollande Will Not Face Impeachment

Hollande who is deeply unpopular among voters and has not yet declared whether he will run for a second term, still faces a separate judicial investigation.

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