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Controversial French Anti-Terror Bill Clears Hurdle

A controversial bill to toughen France's security laws cleared its first hurdle late Tuesday when the conservative-dominated Senate approved the legislation by a majority.

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Prosecutor Seeks Pulling of Paris Match over Nice Attack Pictures

The Paris prosecutor on Thursday demanded the withdrawal of the current edition of Paris Match which contains images from last year's Bastille Day attack that killed 86 people in Nice.

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7 Attacks Foiled in France This Year, Says Minister

Seven terror plots have been foiled in France since the start of the year, Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said Thursday as he argued for a final extension of the country's state of emergency.

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Man Charged for Threatening to Kill France's Macron

A man has been charged with plotting to assassinate President Emmanuel Macron at France's Bastille Day military parade which the French leader is set to attend with U.S. President Donald Trump, a judicial source said Monday.

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'Monarchical' Macron Picks Regal Setting for Rare Speech

French President Emmanuel Macron is set to address both houses of parliament in the splendor of the Palace of Versailles on Monday, a move seen by critics as further evidence of his regal style of ruling. 

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Macron's Fledgling Party Sweeps French Parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron's trailblazing centrist party on Monday savored an election victory that gave it a strong majority in parliament, redrawing the country's political map and giving the young leader a strong hand to implement business-friendly reforms.

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Merkel Congratulates Macron on 'Great Success' in Parliamentary Elections

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday congratulated French President Emmanuel Macron for the "great success" of his party after projections showed them set to win a sweeping majority in parliament.

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France's Left and Right Fear Macron Landslide

France's traditional bastions of the left and right for 60 years fear they will be swept aside by President Emmanuel Macron's centrist candidates in Sunday's first round of parliamentary elections, leaving the country without an effective opposition.

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With Threat 'Very High', France Set to Extend State of Emergency

President Emmanuel Macron wants a sixth extension of France's state of emergency since the Paris attacks of November 2015, his prime minister said Wednesday, adding that the terror threat "remains very high."

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Ethics Concerns Delay French Cabinet Announcement

French President Emmanuel Macron has delayed the announcement of his first cabinet by 24 hours until Wednesday, with his office saying extra checks had to be made on the tax affairs of potential ministers.

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