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Far-right candidate exits French elections after Nazi cap controversy

France, July 2 -- A far-right candidate on Tuesday dropped out of the race for France's parliament over a social media post showing her in a Nazi cap, a party official told French media. France's ant... Read More


Dutch now have former secret service chief as prime minister

France, July 2 -- Former spy chief Dick Schoof was voted in as Dutch prime minister on Tuesday, heading a right-wing coalition cabinet with a mandate to implement the country's "strictest-ever" immigr... Read More


New Caledonian activist jailed in France claims to be a 'political prisoner'

France, July 2 -- An indigenous Kanak pro-independence activist from the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia said Monday that he considered himself a "political prisoner" as authorities held him... Read More


Hungary assumes EU presidency amid controversies and corruption concerns

France, July 1 -- As of today, 1 July, Hungary has taken over the EU's rotating presidency. However, diplomats are concerned because nationalist leader Viktor Orban, who has been in power since 2010, ... Read More


Nigerian designer Femi Ajose brings original Lagos looks to Paris

France, July 1 -- Up-and-coming designers showcased their work in Paris this week atAfrica Fashion Up, an event that celebrates young creatives from across the continent. Nigerian stylist Femi Ajose t... Read More


The three-way factor that makes France's election results so unusual

France, July 1 -- The second round of French parliamentary elections are typically a two-horse race, but unusual circumstances mean that a record number of candidates are still in the running after Su... Read More


Horse-trading begins after France's far right wins first round of snap elections

France, July 1 -- Marine Le Pen's far-right National Rally (RN) party has won the first round of France's parliamentary election, although the final result will depend on days of political wheeling an... Read More


What happens now that far right leads in France's parliamentary elections?

France, July 1 -- The far-right National Rally party came out top in the first round of France's snap legislative elections on Sunday. But with another round of voting to go, the next French parliamen... Read More


Macron urges democratic alliance against far-right following National Rally's election success

France, July 1 -- French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday called for a "broad" democratic alliance against the far-right after the National Rally party won the first round of parliamentary election... Read More


�� Live: French legislative elections first round

France, June 30 -- French voters are heading to the polls this Sunday for the initial phase of the two-round legislative elections, initiated by President Emmanuel Macron. Macron dissolved the Nationa... Read More