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France's First Round Of Presidential Elections Were A Political Earthquake

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.23.2017 | World

PARIS ― The wait is finally over. At the end of a historic campaign, Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen decisively defeated Jean-Luc Mélenchon and F...

Emmanuel Macron And Marine Le Pen Set To Win First Round Of France’s Presidential Election

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 04.23.2017 | World

The preliminary results of France’s first round of presidential elections are in, and independent candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right National F...

France To Begin First Round Of Cliffhanger Presidential Election

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.22.2017 | World

PARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - France goes to the polls on Sunday for the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election, crucial to the future o...

4 Reasons Why France's Presidential Election Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 04.22.2017 | World

France’s presidential election race has been a volatile spectacle, as unexpected candidates have surged into the limelight while scandals involving ...

Will Terrorism Rule The Last Stretch Of The French Election?

The Huffington Post | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.20.2017 | World

PARIS ― Five days before the first round of the French presidential election, the threat of terrorism has returned to center stage in the campaign f...

News Roundup for March 29, 2017

Outspeak | Posted 03.29.2017 | World
Outspeak

Shieeeeeeeeet. This news is a real downer, but it’s good to be informed? 1. Brexit has been triggered, folks. Scotland’s pissing off too. Northern...

Fillon’s Suits. Nunez On Reading Aloud. Barbier’s Political Theater. Islamophobia According To Bruckner. The Role Of The Polls.Lacan And The Jihadists

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.17.2017 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

Now it’s François Fillon’s suits! How far can this travesty of “transparency” go? This digging into petty secrets? This slow slide into elect...

France's Presidential Campaign Corruption Scandal Escalates

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 03.14.2017 | World

PARIS (Reuters) - French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was put under formal investigation by magistrates on Tuesday on suspicion of embezzlin...

France's Wild Presidential Race Is Mired In Scandal, Uncertainty

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.08.2017 | World

France’s presidential candidates are beginning to ramp up their campaigns months before the election, but the race is already mired in scandal, rumo...

Can Francois Fillon Survive Allegations Of Fraud?

Ronald Tiersky | Posted 02.06.2017 | World
Ronald Tiersky

The French presidential campaign is in complete disarray.

French Presidential Hopeful Fillon Says Country Needs Immigration Quotas

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 01.11.2017 | World

France needs immigration quotas, presidential election frontrunner Francois Fillon said on Wednesday ahead of a visit to the south-east border town of...

As Liberal Europe Withers, Whither the European Union?

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.06.2017 | World
Doug Bandow

It wasn't long ago that Germany's Angela Merkel was anointed as the last defender of liberal Western values. She was even expected to hold America's D...

Francois Fillon Scores Huge Win In French Conservative Presidential Primaries

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.02.2017 | World

PARIS, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Francois Fillon, a socially conservative free-marketeer, won France’s center-right presidential primaries on Sunday, setti...

Will Sarkozy Save The French Right?

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

PARIS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy met on Monday one of the two men locked in a vicious dispute over succeeding him a...

France Has Too Many Foreigners, Sarkozy Says

BBC News | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said there are too many foreigners in France and the system for integrating them is "working more and more badly....

France's Mass Strikes Are No Tea Party

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Margolis

Walk down any street in the old part of Paris behind the Louvre, and you see large numbers of unwashed, evil-looking ruffians just waiting for an excuse to riot, loot and burn.