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Echoes of Trump at a rally for France’s far-right upstart

Unlike Marine Le Pen, the candidate of the traditional far right, Eric Zemmour has bet that a full-on promotion of his reactionary ideas can fuel his rise

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France, Britain agree to step up efforts to limit channel crossings

French officials confirmed that children and a pregnant woman were among those who had drowned, as crews worked in the cold and wind to recover bodies and to try to identify those who died

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Political crisis in Haiti deepens over rival claims to power

Angry civilians joined in the search for the assassins, capturing some suspects themselves, setting fire to vehicles thought to have been used in the attack and calling for vigilante justice.

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France drops rape investigation of prominent intellectual

The prosecutors opened their investigation of the academic, Olivier Duhamel, on Jan. 5, following accusations by his stepdaughter, Camille Kouchner, that he sexually abused her twin brother more…

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Adult sex with minors to be considered rape under landmark French bill

The bill, which also includes a provision that would make incest a specific crime, will go to the Senate this month and is expected to get final approval in April

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