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  1. A national list for European elections gains momentum in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    ... the iron with well-established local elected officials. Despite these ulterior motives, the Greens and the Socialist Party are rather in favour of returning to a national ballot, in particular to prevent the European Parliament from being used as a ...

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  2. French women go after sexual abusers with 'out your pig' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    ... from the arts, politics, media, academia and business, such as French lawmaker Christophe Arend and former Socialist Party minister Pierre Joxe, have been accused of sexual harassment or assault. As a result of the growing outrage sparked by women, ...

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  3. French Senator, Health Minister Seek To Snub Out Smoking In MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Deadline

    ... as well as a great many on Twitter, have disagreed. David Assouline, National Secretary for the Socialist Party in charge of Culture and Audiovisual, wrote, "So there will be films where people can kill themselves, take drugs, get drunk, drive at ...

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  4. France is debating whether French is sexistRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Chicago Tribune

    In early September, French President Emmanuel Macron paid a visit to Villers-Cotterts. An hour's drive north of Paris, the village boasts as its main attraction the ancestral home of Alexandre Dumas pre .

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  5. French Socialist lawmaker faces ouster over 'anti-Semitic' tweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | The Times of Israel

    Gerard Filoche, former candidate for the 2017 French Socialist Party presidential primary, posing in Paris, September 19, 2016.

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  6. French choke up over proposal to ban smoking in filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A proposal to ban smoking in French films has been met with splutters of indignation in a land raised on images of puffing, pouting silver-screen stars. The idea was floated last week by a senator from the opposition Socialist Party, Nadine Grelet-Certenais, during a parliamentary debate on how to help the French quit smoking .

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  7. Chile holds unique presidential, parliamentarian electionsRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 19 | Xinhuanet

    ... a slew of female candidates, accounting for almost 33 percent in this election. President Bachelet, of the Socialist Party of Chile (PS), has suffered in the polls after her taxation, labor and education reforms, as well as the decriminalization of ...

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  8. France could set age of consent to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 15 | Metro UK News

    Women demonstrate to call for a legislative change to set a minimum legal age for sexual consent The government is considering introducing a legal age after twice in recent weeks, French courts refused to prosecute men for rape after they had sex with 11-year-old girls - because authorities couldn't prove coercion. Amid the public disbelief over the situation, the French government is drafting a bill to say that sex with children under a certain age is by definition coercive.

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  9. When child sex isna t rape: French to set age of consentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WTNH

    Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time. Twice in recent weeks, French courts have refused to prosecute men for rape after they had sex with 11-year-old girls because authorities couldn't prove coercion.

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  10. France considers setting age of consent to 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | WGN-TV Chicago

    A woman holds placards during a demonstration to call for a legislative change to set a minimum legal age for sexual consent, on November 14, 2017 in front of the Justice ministry in Paris, one week after a jury acquitted a 30-year-old man who was accused of raping an 11-year-old girl in 2009, French media reported. / AFP PHOTO / Lionel BONAVENTURE A woman holds placards during a demonstration to call for a legislative change to set a minimum legal age for sexual consent, on November 14, 2017 in front of the Justice ministry in Paris, one week after a jury acquitted a 30-year-old man who was accused of raping an 11-year-old girl in 2009, French media reported.

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  11. UNESCO has a new communist head, same as the old communist headRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 8 | American Thinker

    ... was minister of culture in the socialist government of Franois Hollande. Madame Azoulay is a member of the Socialist Party of France, which, in turn, is a member of the Socialist International. The current U.N. secretary-general, Antnio Guterres, is ...

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  12. Dutch parliament: Netherlands must oppose UN anti-Israel effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A majority of members of the Tweede Kamer, the Dutch lower house, passed on Thursday a nonbinding motion urging the cabinet to "actively oppose UN organizations that devote disproportional attention to Israel." The authors of the motion cited as their motivation for submitting the text motions adopted recently by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which the United States announced last month that it would leave over anti-Israel bias.

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  13. Netherlands must oppose anti-Israel efforts at UN, Dutch parliament saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 3 | Jerusalem Post

    A majority of members of the Tweede Kamer, the Dutch lower house, passed on Thursday a nonbinding motion urging the cabinet to "actively oppose UN organizations that devote disproportional attention to Israel." The authors of the motion cited as their motivation for submitting the text motions adopted recently by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which the United States announced last month that it would leave over anti-Israel bias.

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  14. The 'Weinstein Effect' Is Going Global, as British, French and Canadian Women Speak UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 2 | Time

    ... Among the accused are Christophe Arend, a lawmaker in French President Emmanuel Macron's party, and former Socialist Party minister Pierre Joxe. Both men deny any wrongdoing. When asked whether sexual harassers should be denounced by France Info , ...

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  15. European leaders side with Spain amid brewing tensions over CataloniaRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 28 | Xinhuanet

    European Leaders on Friday sided with Madrid amid spiraling tensions prompted by the Catalan parliament's unilateral declaration of independence. "For EU nothing changes.

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  16. France: Unions debate how to fight Macron's anti-worker reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 27 | Green Left Weekly

    ... of the current ordinances, the repeal of the anti-worker 2016 El Khomri Law brought in by the previous Socialist Party government and rejection of the government's prioritisation of "flexibility" over security for workers. Solidaires is working to ...

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  17. Councillors of Lisbon town hall to be sworn in despite lack of accordRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 26 | Xinhuanet

    Councillors elected to the Lisbon town hall will be sworn in on Thursday, without having reached an agreement on how to govern. Fernando Medina of the ruling Socialist Party won local elections in Lisbon on Oct. 1. Gaining 42 percent of the vote, it was a comfortable victory, but not enough to rule by majority.

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  18. Spain Is Dealing With an Unprecedented Political CrisisMadrid...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | New York Magazine

    Spain's political crisis sharpened dangerously this week, as the Spanish government prepares for the unprecedented step of triggering Article 155 of its still-young constitution. The move would revoke Catalonia's status as an autonomous region, bringing it under direct control of the central government in Madrid.

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  19. Macron: more bank manager than leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Spiked

    People said it was impossible, but they didn't know France.' So said the newly elected President Emmanuel Macron five months ago.

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  20. France: Extreme Right and Left leaders distort Holocaust historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Jerusalem Post

    ... extreme-left La France Insoumise (Unbowed France) Party, was a Trotskyite in his youth. Later he joined the Socialist Party and became a minister. Melenchon had reacted to Le Pen's distorted remarks by saying that the French police had organized the ...

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