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Latest update : 2011-02-18

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: the man who would be President

FRENCH PAPERS, Fri., 18/2/2011: The head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn arrives in France this weekend for a meeting of G20 Finance Ministers. With speculation mounting that he may face off with Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 Presidential election, the papers publish several polls this morning on his chances. Will his years at the IMF help or hinder his image in France?

 

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Some articles from today’s French press review:
 
Libération: “Dominique Strauss-Kahn: the IMF effect”
 
Le Parisien: Poll on perception in France of Dominique Strauss-Kahn as Presidential candidate
 
France Soir : Poll showing French preferences between Dominique Strauss Kahn, Nicolas Sarkozy and far-right leader Marine le Pen
 
Le Parisien : Safety of fast food sandwiches in France

 

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