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France takes on Romania at Euro 2016 opener, defending champion Spain faces Czechs in 1st test

PARIS – Defending champion Spain begins its quest for a third straight European Championship title against the Czech Republic, while host France moreover escaped with a relatively unthreatening group in…

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France's Sarkozy says strong FN vote a 'warning' to all politicians

PARIS (Reuters) – The far-right National Front's high score in regional elections should be a warning to all mainstream politicians, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Sunday after exit…

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France's Le Pen says far-right rise unstoppable despite defeat

PARIS (Reuters) – The far-right's rise in France is unstoppable, National Front leader Marine Le Pen told supporters after exit polls showed her party won no region in election run-offs,…

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Renault-Nissan's French peace deal leaves investors underwhelmed

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – The Renault-Nissan alliance drew a line under an eight-month power struggle with the French government on Friday, with a compromise deal…

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Immigration, jobs, shifting politics in French regional vote

PARIS (AP) — France's regional election runoffs Sunday has taken on extra importance after Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party dominated first-round voting, selling its anti-immigrant, tough-on-security message to…

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France to protect Banksy mural of Steve Jobs in Calais migrant camp

By Pierre Savary LILLE, France (Reuters) – British graffiti artist Banksy's mural of late Apple founder Steve Jobs as a refugee on a wall in the Calais migrant camp &…

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Immigration, jobs, shifting politics in French regional vote

PARIS (AP) — France's regional election runoffs Sunday has taken on extra importance after Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party dominated first-round voting, selling its anti-immigrant, tough-on-security message to…

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What would happen in a region ruled by France's far-right?

By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) – The far-right's rising star Marion Marechal-Le Pen might well walk up the steps of the world-famous Cannes Film Festival in southeast France next spring…

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AQIM video claims killing of three 'spies' for France, Mauritania

Nouakchott (AFP) – Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb has released a video purporting to show the execution of three men, a Mauritanian & two Malians, accused of spying for Mauritania…

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France's far-right soars in vote, joins mainstream parties

PARIS (AP) — France's options are no longer as simple as left & right. The far-right, anti-establishment National Front has ridden a wave of anger over migration & extremist attacks…

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