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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...

NY Times on France’s “Burqa Ban”

September 1, 2012   The French law banning the full-face veil from public spaces has been controversial from the start, with loud debates about the meaning...

Hollande would keep France’s burqa ban

News Agencies - April 27, 2012   France's socialist presidential candidate Francois Hollande says that, if elected, he won't seek to overturn a law banning face-covering...

Angst emerges in France’s suburbs as Le Pen surges

Reuters – April 25, 2012   Marine Le Pen's breakthrough in the French election’s first round brought her anti-immigrant National Front (FN) party its highest poll...