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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Far right National Front party poised for electoral breakthrough in France

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... with Le Monde this weekend, she said: “What we lack at the moment is a positive report card. That is important. With that we can move to a higher level.” Le Pen, who took over the FN leadership ...

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    France's right-wing UMP party close to collapse after talks fail to end leadership dispute

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... right-wing opposition party is close to collapse after talks failed to resolve a bitter leadership dispute and an ex-prime minister vowed to take the battle to the courts. The contested leadership ... and Cope, 48, have traded accusations of fraud and bad faith since last Sunday's party vote ended with Cope ahead by a handful of votes. Cope was declared the winner of the leadership battle ...

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    Bodies of French journalists killed in Mali arrive in Paris

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... of parliamentary elections supposed to mark the completion of Mali’s transition back to democracy following a military coup in March last year. The United States on Monday condemned acts of violence ...

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    France says abducted journalists in Mali were shot dead

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 06:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... The deaths come just three weeks ahead of parliamentary elections which are supposed to mark the completion of Mali’s transition back to democracy following a military coup in March last year. ...

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    Sarkozy hints at return bid in 2017 in first speech since election defeat

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... last year. It remains to be seen how a comeback would sit within the fractured UMP party, badly bruised after its own bitter and contested leadership race. UMP faces a primary contest to choose ...

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    French robber takes hostages and blasts way out of jail

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... A robber with links to organised crime blasted his way out of jail with explosives yesterday as he took prison wardens hostage in northern France, officials said. Police and helicopters were trying to track the man, identified by state prosecutor Frederic Fevre as Redoine Faid, a notorious criminal known for robbing cash-in-transit vehicles. Fevre said Faid, ...

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    French police hunt for armed robber who held guards hostage in jail break

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... for brazen attacks on cash-in-transit vehicles, after he blasted his way out of a jail in the northern town of Sequedin on Saturday. Faid, a 40-year-old who risked a heavy new sentence over the 2010 ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

    French right opposition leader rejects internal vote

    Posted Nov 28th 2012, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris France’s right-wing opposition UMP leader Jean-Francois Cope on Wednesday rejected a proposal for an internal party vote on whether to rerun the leadership vote he won. Cope rejected demands for a fresh vote after the formal announcement that his rival for the leadership, Francois Fillon, had formed his own faction inside parliament. ...

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    Fresh turmoil for French right as ex-PM contests party vote

    Posted Nov 22nd 2012, 09:54am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Fillon challenges Cope’s victory, saying he won leadership election France’s right-wing UMP opposition was thrown into fresh turmoil on Wednesday after ex-prime minister Francois Fillon announced he was contesting the result of a bitterly disputed leadership race. The move will further dent the image of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy’s UMP – still ...

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    PKK woman Sakine Cansiz shot 'to wreck peace talks' says family

    Posted Jan 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... reported Turkey and the PKK leadership had agreed a road map to end the three-decade old Kurdish insurgency. The deal was reportedly reached during a round of talks between Ankara and jailed PKK ...




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