Two French soldiers have been killed in the Central African Republic, the French presidency has announced. French and African Union troops are taking part in a UN-backed military operation aimed at halting inter-religious violence in the country.
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Presidential race - back to basics: jobs, jobs, jobs
After the war in Libya and the eurozone debt crisis, France's attention is finally turning back to bread and butter issues as the presidential campaign begins for real. The social issues, first and foremost unemployment, are back at the forefront.
By FRANCE 24
On the set:
- Raphaël NEDZYNSKI, Force Ouvrière Trade Union;
- Michel GUILBAUD, General Director, MEDEF (French Employers' Association);
- Ana NAVARRO-PEDRO, Paris Correspondent, "Visão" Magazine.