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The French Far-Right's Inroads: Why is the National Front Gaining Ground? (part 2)

Europe will be watching the results of this weekend's French local elections carefully. The anti-immigrant leader of the French National Front, Marine Le Pen, is riding high after a record performance in the 2012 presidential election, toning down the provocative rhetoric of her father, and even insisting that her party is no longer "far-right". Have her ideas really gone mainstream, or are the mainstream parties losing their appeal?

By François PICARD

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Cyril VANIER

FRANCE 24 reporter

Gil MIHAELY

Journalist, Yedioth Ahronoth

Raphael LECLERC

Senior Consultant, CSA; Co-Founder, "Délits d'opinions"

Nacira GUENIF

Sociologist; Professor at Paris 8 University

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2017-11-16 COP23

Clearing the air: How to make Paris climate agreement stick?

The planet's getting warmer, faster; China's carbon emissions are back on the rise; India's capital is blanketed in what feels like record smog; and the United States is not only...

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2017-11-15 Africa

The fall of Mugabe? Zimbabwe military detains president

This time, it finally looks like the end for Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwe's 93-year old president has not spoken since the military moved in overnight and seized key points of the...

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2017-11-14 Brexit

Divided Kingdom: UK Parliament, Cabinet at odds over Brexit

It was a particularly long day for Britain's embattled prime minister. In parliament, Theresa May has to fend off challenges within her own party. As the clock ticks on...

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2017-11-13 counter-terrorism

Paris attacks: Two years later, France grapples with how to fight terror

Two years on, France remembers the 130 killed, along with the survivors of the shootings at the Bataclan concert hall, the national stadium and at the terraces of Right Bank...

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2017-11-09 Asia-pacific

Trump in China: US president hails 'great chemistry' with Xi Jinping

Once upon a time, there was a China-bashing US presidential candidate. A year and a day later, Donald J. Trump is feted in Beijing, blaming trade imbalances on his predecessors...

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