Nationalism

Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 1:55 pm
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. With voting beginning Sunday on the French mainland, the government has mobilized more than...
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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 11:02 am
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories — one day earlier than on the mainland — for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. France's 10 percent unemployment and the country's...
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Workers prepare voting booths at a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
April 22, 2017 - 10:21 am
PARIS (AP) — Polling stations opened Saturday in France's far-flung overseas territories — one day earlier than on the mainland — for the country's unpredictable presidential election as the 11 candidates in the race observed a ban on campaigning. France's 10 percent unemployment and the country's...
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Protestors hold a banner reading 'refugees welcome' during a demonstration against the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AfD (Alternative for Germany) in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Around 50,000 left-wing protesters were expected and about 4,000 police officers were on the ground to prevent a violent escalation of anti-populist rallies. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 22, 2017 - 9:12 am
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Divisions among German nationalists erupted Saturday as delegates from the far-right Alternative for Germany party rejected an appeal by one of their leaders to seek a pragmatic political path instead of turning into a "fundamental opposition" party. While tensions brewed...
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Co-leader Frauke Petry holds a speech at the party convention of Germany's nationalist party AFD (Alternative for Germany) in Cologne, Germany, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The convention takes place days after AfD's Petry, who is Germany's best-known nationalist politician, said that she won't be her party's top candidate in the September general election, a decision that appears to reflect a growing split among its leading figures. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 22, 2017 - 6:51 am
COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Germany's best-known nationalist politician on Saturday called on members of the Alternative for Germany to endorse her more pragmatic course instead of turning the party into a "fundamental opposition," an appeal that appeared to reveal the growing split among the populist...
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A bullet hole is pictured on a shopwindow of the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017. France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government's security council and his would-be successors in the presidential election campaign treading carefully before voting this weekend. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 21, 2017 - 5:59 pm
PARIS (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a police officer on the famed Champs-Elysees just days before the French presidential vote spent 14 years in prison, including for attacking other officers, Frances's anti-terrorism prosecutor said Friday — a lengthy criminal history that gave a jolt to...
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Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron waves an European flag during a meeting in Nantes, western France, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 20, 2017 - 6:44 am
PARIS (AP) — A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote. With voters in a rebellious mood and many hesitant to the end about their choices, the identities of the two candidates who will...
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Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron waves an European flag during a meeting in Nantes, western France, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Polls suggest Macron has a good chance of coming out on top of Sunday's first round and reaching the May 7 runoff. (AP Photo/David Vincent)
April 20, 2017 - 6:30 am
PARIS (AP) — A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote. With voters in a rebellious mood and many hesitant to the end about their choices, the identities of the two candidates who will...
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European Council President Donald Tusk tells reporters the case in which he was questioned for over eight hours as a witness in Warsaw, Poland, is of highly political character, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. The investigation deals with alleged secret illegal contacts between Polish and Russian intelligence officials at a time when Tusk was Poland's prime minister from 2007-2014. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
April 19, 2017 - 3:42 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk spent more than eight hours behind closed doors Wednesday being questioned by Polish prosecutors, emerging from the proceedings to say the case in which he appeared as a witness is of a "highly political character." Military prosecutors...
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AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman and party's faction leader in the German state parliament of Saxony, Frauke Petry, closes her eyes as she arrives for a press conference in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
April 19, 2017 - 9:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's best-known nationalist politician said Wednesday that she won't be her party's top candidate in the September general election, a decision that appears to reflect a growing split among its leading figures. Frauke Petry became co-leader of the four-year-old Alternative for...
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