France Votes In Presidential Runoff

France votes Sunday in a presidential runoff dominated by economic concerns as incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy battles a wave of discontent over his inability to rein in unemployment.

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  • Who is Marine Le Pen? Meet the National Front leader who could take France out of the EU
    In 2012 she came third in France's presidential election, winning a higher percentage of votes than her father received when he finished second in 2002. Ms Le Pen's neice Marion is a rising star of the FN. Will Marine Le Pen be elected as president of France?
    09/29/2016 - 2:55 am | View Link
  • Sarkozy ex-adviser takes revenge on France's 'fake tough guy'
    The poisonous memoirs of a right-wing adviser at the Elysee Palace are proving deeply embarrassing for ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy, just as he gathers strength for a planned presidential comeback ... in the hope of winning FN votes for round two.
    09/28/2016 - 12:57 pm | View Link
  • Tense Gabon awaits court verdict on disputed presidential vote
    Incumbent President Ali Bongo, the son of late autocratic ruler Omar Bongo, was declared the winner of the August 27 election by a margin of fewer than 6,000 votes. But rival Jean Ping, a career diplomat and former head of the African Union, filed a legal ...
    09/23/2016 - 2:25 am | View Link
  • France's economy? Voters don't care about that, says expert
    Challenging the center-right and right-wing parties for votes is Marine Le Pen, the head of the anti-immigration and euroskeptic Front National (FN) party. Le Pen is expected to get through a first round of the presidential election and is expected to face ...
    09/22/2016 - 8:38 pm | View Link
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  • Election Resources on the Internet: Presidential and ...
    Voters in France, which held a presidential election on April 22 and May 6, 2012, returned to the polls on June 10 and 17, 2012 to choose members of the lower ...
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  • Ill-suited | The Economist
    France’s identity politics Ill-suited As its presidential race kicks off, France argues over burkinis Sep 3rd 2016 | PARIS | From the print edition
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  • Violence breaks out in Gabon after controversial ...
    Incumbent Ali Ben Bongo was declared the winner in Gabon’s presidential poll Wednesday triggering violent protests, with angry crowds torching the parliament.
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