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France presidential poll a bellwether for Europe

April 23, 2017

By Ingrid Melander | PARIS France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment. Over 50,000 police backed by elite units of the French security [...]

Hostage situation in France under control

July 26, 2016

CNN-One hostage has been killed in a standoff in a church in the town of Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, in France’s Normandy region Tuesday, CNN affiliate BFMTV reports. The standoff is over and the two hostage-takers were neutralized, the French broadcaster reported. Meanwhile French PM Valls [...]