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Christine Taubira, justice minister at odds with French government, resigns

A further reflection of the divisions within the Hollande government and party members and supporters over the proposed citizenship revocation measures:

French Justice Minister Christiane Taubira, a left-winger often considered at odds with her government on matters of law and order enforcement, resigned on Wednesday, President Francois Hollande’s office said in a statement.

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President Hollande's musings on India

You have to hand it to the French. They look effortlessly stylish- think Christine Lagarde, the French Managing Director of the IMF.

Even when they wear plain work clothes they come encased in an inherited frisson of elegance- the 1789 French revolution, it seems,  diffused aristocratic elegance more evenly rather than destroying it all together, as in Russia. 1,138 more words

Indian 67th Republic Day Parade

image by the hindubusinessline.com

Today is the spectacular Indian 67th annual Republic Day parade celebration  with festivals,  parade that celebrates the animals, people , children, and military power of this, the world’s largest democracy.   598 more words

End of Year in France: Perspective

Following even distantly the press of another country is a healthy habit on several counts. (One of those is that it’s a good reason to learn a foreign language well.) For me, the French media give me perspective with respect to life in America. 481 more words

Current Events

L'appel au roi de Saint-DenIs de la Charte de Fontevrault

La gauche ne va pas bien, la droite guère mieux, et l’extrême droite pas majoritairement voulue; De plus , la Corse parait s’éloigner de la mère patrie… 31 more words

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Europe May Be Witness to a New Political Era

Source: Gavin Hewitt, BBC Chief Correspondent, December 9

The success of Marine Le Pen and the National Front (FN) in France underlines the shifting plates of European politics. 551 more words