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France votes in presidential runoff election
Projections have Francois Hollande has unseated incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in a close and heated poll.
Last updated: 06 May 2012 17:45 GMT
French election campaigning closes
Presidential candidates Francois Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy hold their last rallies as campaigning officially ends.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 12:14 GMT
President Hollande's historic challenge
In order to win the election, Hollande must appeal to the extreme fringes of both the right and the left.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 18:58 GMT
France's Left Front hopes to ‘reinvent’ left
The far-left alliance has never before competed in a presidential race, but is helping forge a new European alternative.
Last updated: 30 Apr 2012 12:07 GMT
French show their disapproval of Sarkozy
The record score for the far-right may be proof that Sarkozy has angered many of those who voted for him five years ago.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 13:08 GMT
Hollande wins first round in French election
Socialist presidential candidate set for May 6 runoff with Nicolas Sarkozy, as far right's Marine Le Pen comes third.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 12:01 GMT
World's media reacts to French poll result
Newspapers predict Sarkozy will struggle in runoff, noting right-wing Marine Le Pen's likely influence on outcome.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 08:11 GMT
French Muslims 'likely to vote for far left'
Al Jazeera speaks to M’hammed Henniche about the reaction of France’s Muslims to politicians’ preoccupation with Islam.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2012 23:08 GMT
France election campaign enters final day
Rallies being held a day before voters choose new president, with Sarkozy and Hollande running neck and neck.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2012 19:46 GMT
Profile: Marine Le Pen
Leader of France's National Front party, known for being charismatic and affable, has a strong and loyal support base.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2012 19:05 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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