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Paris' Gare du Nord Evacuated for Police Train Search

Paris' busy Gare du Nord station was evacuated for more than two hours overnight Monday while police launched a major search operation on a train for three wanted people.

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After the Presidency, Parliament: Macron Faces New Battle

Emmanuel Macron's ascent to French president caps a stunning rise for the political newcomer and his fledgling party but he now faces another battle to form a parliamentary majority, with his rivals already plotting revenge in June's general election.

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Macron Victory: The Verdict of the World's Media

The world's media largely hailed the thumping victory of pro-EU centrist Emmanuel Macron in France's presidential election on Sunday, but sounded a note of caution about the task ahead.

Here is some early global reaction from the press on Macron's victory over far right rival Marine Le Pen to become the country's youngest ever president.

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'All Rotten': The Capital of French Voter Abstention

Abdahim Elbaz has made up his mind about the candidates in France's decisive presidential run-off on Sunday: He's not voting for either of them, despite urgent calls to block the far right.

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Le Pen Says Voters Must Choose 'for or against' France

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen delivered a ferocious attack Thursday on her globalist rival Emmanuel Macron, saying voters faced a choice "for or against France."

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Two Police Wounded by 'Islamist' on France's Reunion Island

A man suspected of being a radicalized Islamist shot and wounded two policemen on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion as they tried to arrest him on Thursday, authorities said.

"The man refused to be arrested and fired a rifle at police," a local government official on the island said, adding that the suspect -- a man in his 20s believed to be a recent convert to Islam -- was now in custody.

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Polar Opposites: The Issues that Divide Le Pen and Macron

Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who go head-to-head in the second round of France's presidential election on May 7, are diametrically opposed on issues ranging from taxes to Europe.

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Macron vs. Le Pen in Clash of Visions for France

The battle to become France's president comes down to a clash of two visions -- Emmanuel Macron is pro-globalization and pro-EU, while Marine Le Pen rages against both.

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Far-Left Melenchon's Surge Shakes Up French Presidential Race

French Communist-backed presidential candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon drew tens of thousands of supporters to an open-air rally Sunday, underlining his surging popularity just two weeks from the unpredictable election.

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Israel Condemns Le Pen Comments on WWII Round Up of Jews

Israel on Monday condemned French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's for denying her country was responsible for the war-time round-up of Jews later sent to Nazi death camps.

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