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French PM faces confidence vote

Prime Minister Manuel Valls will try to persuade the National Assembly to back France's deeply unpopular government on Tuesday, in a vote of confidence. President Francois Hollande has been hit by a cabinet anti-austerity revolt and savaged in a book by former first lady Valerie Trierweiler.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Forward

Why Are So Many French Jews Voting for Front National?

The number of Jews who voted for the far-right National Front party soared in the most recent presidential election from the previous two votes, surveys showed. In the surveys of French Jews, some 13.5 percent of 1,095 respondents who self-identified as Jews said they voted for National Front President Marine Le Pen in the 2012 presidential elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Examiner.com

Where did that highway go to? - 'Abuse Of Weakness'

The title of French director Catherine Breillat's excellent new film, Abuse Of Weakness , is taken from legal terminology; it's a designation of law designed to protect people of diminished capacity from being manipulated, misrepresented or swindled by opportunists. Nicolas Sarkozy , and the de VA©drines family , have both had experience in the application of this law, and so, incidentally, has Catherine Breillat.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Independent.ie

Nicolas Sarkozy is new political headache for Hollande

Nicolas Sarkozy will announce his political comeback next Thursday, immediately after a press conference by President Francois Hollande, friends said yesterday. Mr Hollande, humiliated by an ex-girlfriend Valerie Trierweiler's memoirs and weakened by a mutiny within Socialist ranks, now faces the prospect of being upstaged by Mr Sarkozy.

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Townhall

Is the Era of 'Slackocracy' Leadership Nearing an End?

France is abuzz with the rumor that former center-right French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to re-enter public life. Could the era of the chill bros be over already? The world has been worse off since Sarkozy left -- for the very same reason the French public voted him out of office.

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Related Topix: France, Europe, World News, Francois Hollande, Opinion

Mon Sep 08, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Hollande must find the courage to chart a new course

French President FranA ois Hollande, insofar as he is known at all, is remembered in the popular mind as the president on the scooter, heading to a tryst with his new companion. His personal travails became the subject of endless jokes.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

The Times of Israel

France's Le Pen leading in new presidential polls

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen would win the first round of presidential elections in 2017, beating Socialist incumbent Francois Hollande and any candidate from the right, an opinion poll said Friday. But the leader of the National Front, which has gained tremendous ground this year topping municipal and European elections, would be beaten in the second round by the candidate from the center-right UMP party, be it former president Nicolas Sarkozy, or ex-prime ministers Francois Fillon or Alain Juppe, an Ifop poll for Le Figaro daily said.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Newsday

France must control borders - Howard

France must control its borders better to stem illegal immigration to the UK, ex-Home Secretary Lord Howard has said. It comes amid rising tensions in Calais where migrants have protested over their human rights and the mayor has threatened to block the Channel port.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Hampshire County, England, Kent County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

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French president in trouble, in public and private

5, 2014. . French President Francois Hollande speaks during a press conference at the end of the NATO summit at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, Friday, Sept.

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Monterey County Herald

French president in trouble, in public and private

Things can't get much worse for French President Francois Hollande: The economy is lagging; his new government is already under fire; and his private life has just been exposed in a ravaging book by the former first lady. Adding to his concerns is the possibility that his chief rival - conservative Nicolas Sarkozy - will launch a political comeback this weekend.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

French president's popularity lower than ever amid economic woes, exposure of his private life

Things can't get much worse for French President Francois Hollande: The economy is lagging; his new government is already under fire; and his private life has just been exposed in a ravaging book by the former first lady. Adding to his concerns is the possibility that his chief rival - conservative Nicolas Sarkozy - will launch a political comeback this weekend.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Peninsula

Hollande's troubles

As leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries met in the British province of Wales to discuss Ukraine and other issues troubling the world, one leader's mind may not have been entirely occupied with the official agenda. French President Francois Hollande has been equally battered in his political life as well as his private one.

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Marine News

France Sets Terms for Warship Delivery to Russia

French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday that a ceasefire and a political settlement in Ukraine were conditions for France to deliver a warship it has built for Russia. Hollande told reporters on the sidelines of a NATO summit that the contract to supply two Mistral-class helicopter carriers was neither cancelled nor suspended, but the conditions for delivering the first ship - due in October - were not ripe.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Prison, US Military, US Navy, Piracy News

Newsday

Issue of Calais migrants not new

A ferry bound for Dover was stormed by up to 250 illegal immigrants who were trying to force their way on board There were riots back in 2001 and 2002 when the controversial refugee camp Sangatte was closed on the orders of the then Minister of the Interior, Nicolas Sarkozy. That hasn't stopped migrants from risking their lives on an almost daily basis to try to come to the UK.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Wed Sep 03, 2014

New Statesman

Where has the French Left gone?

Can a Socialist government committed to austerity measures still be called Socialist? This is one of the questions facing the French Left following President Francois Hollande's recent decision to disband the government to expel voices critical of his new economic direction.

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The Globe and Mail

With Islamic State, the chickens come home to roost

The new threat facing the democratic world is even more dangerous than al-Qaeda.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi), Terrorism, George Bush

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Canberra City News

Arts / Reset Tina takes a walk on the wild side

Tina Arena still calls Australia home, though she spends three months in France every year and her nine-year-old son Gabriel catapults between two education systems and three languages, she tells arts editor HELEN MUSA TINA Arena is one of Australia's true superstar exports, having won a swag of World Music awards, sold four million records in ... (more)

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Economist

Poland's intellectuals appeal: From Danzig to Donetsk

FIVE years after the start of the second world war, the West seems to capitulate again to aggression, say Polish intellectuals.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Europe Travel, Ukraine Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Daily Beast

France's New Whiz-Kid in the CabinetBy Tracy McNicoll

At 36, Emmanuel Macron, France's new Economy Minister, is remarkably young. He got rich on his wits.

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Related Topix: France, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Bloomberg

Lagarde Backed by IMF Board After Meeting on French Court Case

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde received renewed support from the fund's board as a French court decision putting her under formal investigation for negligence threatens to sully the organization's reputation.

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