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French far-right makes major breakthrough to top regional elections

By Ingrid Melander & John Irish PARIS (Reuters) – France's far-right National Front pulled off a historic win on Sunday, topping the vote in the first round of regional elections,…

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Renault and France at loggerheads as board clash looms

By Laurence Frost & Gilles Guillaume PARIS (Reuters) – Renault is drawing up proposals to relinquish some power over alliance partner Nissan, sources said, & will on Monday commence shoring…

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French far-right eyes big gains in regional vote after November 13 attacks

By Ingrid Melander & Morade Azzouz PARIS/HENIN-BEAUMONT (Reuters) – France voted in high-stakes regional elections on Sunday, just three weeks after deadly Islamic State militant attacks in Paris that could…

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Far-right eyes big gains in French regional elections

By Ingrid Melander PARIS (Reuters) – France goes to the polls in high-stakes regional elections on Sunday, just three weeks after deadly Islamic State militant attacks in Paris that could…

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Merkel cabinet backs German role in military campaign against IS

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany will join the military campaign against Islamic State (IS) insurgents in Syria under plans approved on Tuesday by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet —…

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Fierce campaign to stop far-right victory in France elections

Paris (AFP) – France's far-right National Front (FN) faced a ferocious campaign Tuesday to stop it taking two of France's most significant regions in elections starting this weekend. As Prime…

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France, Germany, Canada call on world to put price on carbon

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — One of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, according to key world leaders at the international…

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'Fast and Furious' French trafficker arrested in Bangkok

BANGKOK (AP) — A French drug trafficker who was part of a notorious international network that authorities say copied tactics from Hollywood's "Fast & Furious" films was arrested in Bangkok,…

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France enjoys big night at International Emmys with 3 wins; 'Downton Abbey creator honoured

NEW YORK, N.Y. – France had a huge night Monday at the International Emmys with a leading three awards, led by the hit crime thriller "Engrenages" ("Spiral") which won for…

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France has big night at International Emmys with 3 wins; 'Downton Abbey creator honoured

NEW YORK, N.Y. – France had a huge night Monday at the International Emmys with a leading three awards, led by the hit crime thriller "Engrenages" ("Spiral") which won for…

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