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Marine Le Pen under fire for absenteeism and untruths

As the European election campaign picks up, French politicians are attacking Marine Le Pen for ignoring her parliamentary her responsibilities in Brussels.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Bloomberg

Sapin Says Growth Pickup May Help France Meet Deficit Targets

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said the economy may grow faster than projected this year, helping the government to meet European Union budget-deficit targets.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Real Clear Politics

World Economy May Be Stuck in Neutral for Years

Low interest rates in the US and Greece are not a sign of recovery, but a warning of permanent stagnation, creating the potential for future financial instability The world's economic, financial, and geopolitical risks are shifting.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's Consumer Protection Commission to Become Executive Agency

Bulgaria's Commission for Consumer Protection is to be converted into an executive agency under the umbrella of the Ministry of Economy and Energy.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Iol.co.za

New leader for French ruling party

Ten days after the party's rout in local elections, France's governing Socialists were set for a leadership change Wednesday after party chief Harlem Desir was given a government job.

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Related Topix: Socialist Party (Chile)

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

More popular than French leader, selling his ideas

France's newly appointed Prime minister Manuel Valls, left, speaks with French President Francois Hollande before the first cabinet meeting of his government at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Friday, April 4, 2014.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Sat Apr 05, 2014

CNN

Hungary's Opposition Before Elections: Chronicle of an Organized Defeat

The parliamentary elections in Hungary that will take place next week, April 6, look quite strange.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Groong

I Don't Know Where The Place Of Armenians In This Big Game Is

I DON'T KNOW WHERE THE PLACE OF ARMENIANS IN THIS BIG GAME IS Siranuysh Papyan, Interviewer Interview - Thursday, 03 April 2014, 14:35 Anne Hidalgo nominated by the Socialist Party won the election of mayor of Paris.

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KHOU-TV Houston

French power couple reunites _ at Cabinet table

Is this a Cabinet meeting, or a family reunion? The new French government's first meeting includes a man and woman who had four children together, split up in the public eye and are now back together in the political spotlight.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Manuel Valls: An atypical French prime minister who fought anti-Semitism

Manuel Valls, the new French prime minister named on Monday by President Franois Hollande following Sunday's collapse of the Socialists in the French municipal elections, has been appointed to get France out of the crisis that grips it.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Reuters

Germany's Schaeuble upbeat about "strong" France

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Thursday called France a strong nation and pointed to improving economic data there, in supportive comments following a French government reshuffle.

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The Star Online

France's Le Pen fined 10,000 euros over 'Arab' vote flyer

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was fined 10,000 euros on Thursday over fake flyers distributed by National Front workers during 2012 legislative elections pretending to show a far-left rival calling for "Arab" votes in Arabic.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

The Daily Caller

French socialism melting like the wicked witch

French President and Socialist Party leader Francois Hollande announced the resignation of Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault and his replacement by hard-line anti-immigration and anti-crime crusader Manuel Valls.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, US News, Conservative Political News

News24

Hollande's ex-partner appointed a minister

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday recalled his former partner Segolene Royal from the political wilderness to join a new streamlined government, days after his Socialist Party suffered an election drubbing.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Canada, Nicolas Sarkozy

Reuters

Leftist Montebourg wins more power in new French cabinet

Leftist Arnaud Montebourg, known for attacking big business and the European Commission, reaped a political harvest on Wednesday when he was put in charge of an enlarged economy and industry ministry in a choice that may unnerve Brussels and Berlin.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande, Europe, Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, Lakshmi Mittal, Texas

Horizon

Genocide recognition champion Anne Hidalgo to become Paris mayor

Anne Hidalgo , the candidate of France's ruling Socialist Party, will be the first female mayor of Paris after winning municipal elections in the French capital on Sunday, March 31, exit polls indicated, according to Agence France-Presse.

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Related Topix: Agence FrancePresse, Media, IT Services

News Max

Spanish Immigrants Grab Two of France's Top Political Jobs

Barcelona-born Manuel Valls, 51, was yesterday sworn in as the country's prime minister.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Nicolas Sarkozy

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Vanguard

New French PM forms government as mammoth challenges await

France's new Prime Minister Manuel Valls faced a delicate balancing act Tuesday as he set about forming a new government tasked with reviving the economy and reining in public finances.

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Related Topix: Francois Hollande

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Drinks Business

2013 Primeurs, Day One

France woke up this morning to the shock of Sunday's municipal election results: a comprehensive routing of the Socialist Party across the country by the right-wing UMP and serious inroads made by the Front National, forcing the Prime Minister to resign by the end of the day and President Hollande to reshuffle his cabinet.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink

News Max

Anne Hidalgo: First Woman Mayor of Paris Was Born in Spain

Spanish-born socialist Anne Hidalgo was elected the first woman mayor of Paris on Sunday after serving as deputy to outgoing mayor Bertrand DelanoA .

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Related Topix: France, World News,

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