Nationalism

French far-right candidate for the presidential elections Marine Le Pen poses after an interview with the Associated Press, Friday, May 5, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)
May 05, 2017 - 4:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen told The Associated Press on Friday that whether or not she wins Sunday's election, she and the populist wave that swept her to the presidential runoff have shaken France's political landscape and a "gigantic political force has been born."...
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere attends a press conference on the crime statistics 2016 in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 30, 2017 - 11:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says "enlightened patriotism" should be part of Germany's national culture. Thomas de Maiziere, Germany's interior minister, says Nazi-era nationalism and the hesitancy that followed "are all over now, especially for the younger...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron leaves his apartment, in Paris, Monday, April 24, 2017. French voters shut out the political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted for the runoff election between populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 24, 2017 - 10:32 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 4:30 p.m. French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has marked the 102nd anniversary of the slaying of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in a brief ceremony in Paris. Macron laid a wreath and held a minute of silence at a monument in the...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron leaves his apartment, in Paris, Monday, April 24, 2017. French voters shut out the political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted for the runoff election between populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 24, 2017 - 9:08 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 2:55 p.m. A senior French Muslim leader has called on the country's nearly 5 million Muslims to "vote massively" to elect Emmanuel Macron president. Dalil Boubakeur, rector of Paris' Grand Mosque, called the final May 7 vote to...
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A montage of French national newspaper front pages reporting on the winners of the first round of the French presidential election, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, are displayed in Paris, France, Monday, April 24, 2017. French voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)
April 24, 2017 - 6:47 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The European Union's head office has thrown its weight behind Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential runoff against Marine Le Pen, arguing it is a choice between the defense of the EU or those seeking its destruction...
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A montage of French national newspaper front pages reporting on the winners of the first round of the French presidential election, centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, are displayed in Paris, France, Monday, April 24, 2017. French voters shut out the country's political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in the country's modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted across the spectrum for the runoff election. (AP Photo/Laurent Rebours)
April 24, 2017 - 6:01 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis says he hopes a victory in the French presidential election for Emmanuel Macron would mark a break in the rise of extremist populist parties in Europe. Speaking to Spain's Cadena Ser...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron greets his supporters as he leaves the restaurant where he met his staff after his election night in Paris, France, Monday, April 24, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
April 24, 2017 - 3:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French election (all times local): 9:40 a.m. French police say six officers and three demonstrators have been injured in election night violence in which protesters burned cars, danced around bonfires and dodged riot police. Police said on Monday morning they had...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrives to address his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 23, 2017 - 6:45 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 12:40 a.m. Emmanuel Macron is celebrating his victory in France's first-round presidential election at a Left Bank eatery frequented by Ernest Hemingway and other artistic dignitaries. The choice to dine...
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Far-right leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, surrounded by bodyguards, celebrates with supporters while holding a bunch of flowers after exit poll results of the first round of the presidential election were announced at her election day headquarters in Henin-Beaumont, northern France, Sunday, April 23, 2017. Polling agency projections show far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron leading in the first-round French presidential election. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
April 23, 2017 - 5:25 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Partial official results from France's first-round presidential election show centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the clear lead. With 76 percent of the votes...
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French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte arrives to address his supporters at his election day headquarters in Paris , Sunday April 23, 2017. Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen advanced Sunday to a runoff in France's presidential election, remaking the country's political system and setting up a showdown over its participation in the European Union. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
April 23, 2017 - 4:43 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the first round of France's presidential election (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Journalists and diplomats have gathered at the London home of France's ambassador to Britain to await French presidential election returns. Sylvie Bermann called it "an important day for...
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