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French presidential election turns to question of identity

The race to become the next president of France is becoming a referendum on what it means to be French. As voters prepare to head...

Valls attacks New York Times report on burkini ban

The French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls, has accused the New York Times of painting an "unacceptable" picture of his country with an article about...

Hollande: France must ’embrace’ Islam

President Francois Hollande called for the creation of "an Islam of France" and the removal of foreign-trained extremist imams in a key speech Thursday...

France’s Council of State suspends burkini ban

Mayors do not have the right to ban burkinis, France's highest administrative court ruled Friday. The Council of State's ruling suspends a ban in...