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France elects Socialist candidate Francois Hollande

May 7, 2012
In a narrow victory this weekend, French voters ousted incumbent presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy in what many see as a popular referendum against harsh austerity measures in Europe
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French elections could shift euro debt crisis

Apr 23, 2012
Incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy came in second yesterday to Socialist Francois Hollande in the first round of voting. The two candidates will face a run-off on May 6th, and the ultimate outcome could have big consequences for Europe's debt crisis.
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Markets hit by uncertainty of French election

Apr 23, 2012
European markets are down significantly, and that's being blamed on elections over the weekend in France that increase the likelihood that Conservative President Nicholas Sarkozy will lose his job.
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As France runs out of cash to borrow, politics could shift

Apr 19, 2012
France will try to borrow a lot more money today. But the low borrowing costs the country has seen every since the European Central Bank handed out a trillion dollars in emergency loans are no longer a sure thing -- that money may be running out.
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How Mitt Romney and Nicolas Sarkozy are similar

Mar 20, 2012
One is seen as a family man, one isn't. But they both are struggling to relate to voters in their presidential campaigns.
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France pushes for financial transaction tax

Jan 30, 2012
At the European summit today, focus is not only on Greece's debt, but a French plan to charge banks a fee for each and every financial transaction.
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Merkel and Sarkozy meet to discuss fiscal union

Jan 9, 2012
In Berlin today, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French president Nicolas Sarkozy meet for the first time this new year to talk about European debt, and treaties to allow for more budget control of eurozone nations.
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French, German leaders meet on eurozone future

Jan 9, 2012
Nicholas Sarkozy and Angela Merkel are speaking in Berlin today, trying to hash out the details of a master plan to save the euro. But it appears the leaders are still working on the same old problems.
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Can we expect solutions from Europe this week?

Dec 5, 2011
It is a big week for the European debt crisis, as French and German leaders plan for a meeting Friday.
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Angela Merkel: European Central Bank won't change

Nov 24, 2011
European leaders met in France today to try to make headway on the ongoing debt crisis there. German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged from those meetings unmoved.
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