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    World Macron Joins France Presidential Race

    Emmanuel Macron, France's former economy minister will be contesting the Presidential elections next year. CNN reports that Macron, who founded a political movement called "En Marche" in April and left the government of President Francois Hollande in August, said in a speech near Paris on...
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    Sports France Coach, Didier Deschamps, Speaks About Losing Euro 2016 to Portugal

    France Manager, Didier Deschamps, has expressed regrets that his side couldn't beat Portugal to win Euro 2016 on Sunday. Both sides played a goalless draw in normal time before Portugal's Eder slotted in a long range effort in extra time to give Portugal their first major international trophy...
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    Sports Euro 2016 Final: Portugal vs France – Pepe In Starting Lineup

    Centre-back Pepe returned from injury and William Carvalho from suspension as Portugal made two changes to their starting XI for Sunday’s Euro 2016 final against France, who were unchanged. Real Madrid defender Pepe missed Portugal’s 2-0 semi-final win over Wales with a thigh injury, but...
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    World 10-Year-Old Girl Wins PhD Fellowship To Build Robot

    10-year-old girl who wants to use robots to “make the streets of Paris happy” has won a prestigious fellowship designed for PhD students after her heartwarming application charmed the programme’s creator. The French girl, Eva, applied to the Summer Innovation Fellowship run by digital agency...
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    Sports Euro 2016: List of Teams That Have Qualified for the Knockout Phase

    Three teams have already secured qualification for the knockout round of the Euro 2016, despite having a game left to play in the group stages. France Euro 2016 hosts France have showed immense odds to win the tournament as they started with a bang. West Ham Midfielder Dimitri Payet has been...
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    Sports Euro 2016 Opens With Glamour [SEE PHOTOS]

    The opening ceremony of Euro 2016 took place Friday night at the Stade De France and French DJ David Guetta was on hand to provide good music. See photos of the glamorous event below:
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    Sports France Tightens Security as EURO 2016 Kicks Off Today [PHOTOS]

    As EURO 2016 starts today, French authorities appear to be leaving little to chance as the country is set to remain in a state of emergency until July 26, after the tournament is over. The French government expects 2.5 million spectators – many from abroad – will attend Euro 2016 games...
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    World France Shut Down by Massive Protests Over Labour Law Reform

    Economic activities in France was on Thursday shut down as labour unions staged a massive demonstration in protest against the government's controversial labour reform bill. Oil refineries, nuclear power stations and transport hubs were affected. Motorways and bridges were blocked and flights...
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    World EgyptAir: ‘The Plane Has Crashed’ – French President

    French president François Hollande has confirmed that the EgyptAir plane has crashed. In a TV press conference he said “no hypothesis” could be ruled out on the causes of the crash. He also offered help from France in the search for debris. Hollande also offered his “solidarity” with the...
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    World EgyptAir: Plane 'crashed' off Greek islands

    There is an unconfirmed report that the plane crashed in the Mediterranean 130 miles from the Greek island of Karpathos. AFP’s Jean-Marc Mojon cites a Greek aviation source for the report. “At around 0029 GMT (3:29 am) when it was in Egyptian airspace, the plane disappeared from Greek...
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    World Egypt Air: What We Know So Far About The Missing Flight

    An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar with 66 people on board, the airline says. The Airbus A320 went missing over the eastern Mediterranean, soon after entering Egyptian airspace. EgyptAir says it received a distress signal before the plane disappeared from radar...
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    Politics 'Fighting Boko Haram is Difficult’, Buhari Admits

    Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday admitted that combating book haram, and the issue of security in Nigeria and in the world has been harrowing. He lamented that technology had also been contributing to the deteriorating security situation across the globe. Buhari said this during...
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    Politics French President, Hollande in Talks With Buhari Over Boko Haram

    French President, Francois Hollande, who arrived Aso Rock Villa, Abuja on Saturday is currently holding talks with President Mohammadu Buhari over the incessant menace of Boko haram in Nigeria. According to Guardian, President Buhari is currently ting talks on Boko Haram with Hollande, leaders...
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    Politics [PHOTOS] French President, Hollande in Aso Rock With Buhari

    French President, Mr. Francois Hollande on Saturday arrived the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja on an official visit to President Mohammadu Buhari. He was welcomed by the Ministers, alongside President Buhari. SEE PHOTOS BELOW:
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    World 'There Is Not Going to Be a President Donald Trump' - Clooney

    US Actor, George Clooney said on Thursday that the country’s Republican candidate in the coming elections, Mr. Donald Trump will never be elected as the President of the United States. George Clooney made this statement when he arrived Cannes, southern France to attend a photocall for the film...
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    World French MPs Pass Law Banning Payment for Sex

    French MPs have passed a law criminalising paying for sex with up to a 1.3 million naira (£3,027) fine against anybody paying for sexual act. According to a report by the BBC it has taken two years to pass the law due to differences between the two houses of parliament. Those convicted would...
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    World France: Principal Commits Suicide Ahead of Trial For Raping Pupils

    A former elementary school principal awaiting trial on charges of raping possibly dozens of pupils has hanged himself in a prison in central France, sources close to the case said Tuesday. Romain Farina, the 46-year-old former head of a school in Villefontaine near Lyon, was charged about a...
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    Politics Buhari Gives 5 Reasons Why Nigeria is Using Minimum Force on Boko Haram

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday explained why Nigeria is using “minimum force” in fighting Boko Haram insurgents, while addressing a special session of the EU parliament in Strasbourg, France, Here are the four reasons why Nigeria is not coming hard on the Boko Haram militants... -...
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    Politics President Buhari Arrives Strasbourg, France [See Photos]

    President Buhari arrives Strasbourg in France ahead of his address at the Plenary Session of the European Union... See photos:
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    World Benoit Violier, 'World's Best Chef,' Found Dead At Home

    Chef Benoit Violier, whose Swiss restaurant was named the best in the world in December, has been found dead at his home, BBC reports. Mr Violier, 44, ran the Restaurant de l'Hotel de Ville in Crissier, near the city of Lausanne. It earned three Michelin stars and came top in France's La Liste...
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