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Burkini Row Divided French People, Muslim Nice Students Say

NICE, France, Sept 14 – For students Omeyma Jebali and Sofia Abbou a ban on the burkini swimming costume, though now lifted, has ruined the allure of the beaches of southern France, unleashing a debate that seemed to them to question their place as Muslim women in France. “We never had any problems, everything was really

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Flight Bookings For Nice and France Drop Again After July 14 Attack

PARIS, July 28 – Demand for air travel to France and Nice, the country’s second most popular destination after Paris, has dropped again after an attacker killed 84 people in the city on the French Riviera on July 14, according to travel data analysis company ForwardKeys. France’s tourism industry had yet to fully recover from

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France’s Hollande Meets Religious Leaders Amid Row Over Attacks, Security

By Andrew Callus and Chine Labbé PARIS, July 27 – President Francois Hollande displayed interfaith solidarity with France’s religious leaders on Wednesday after two Islamist militants killed a Roman Catholic priest in a church, igniting fierce political criticism of the government’s security record. One of the assailants was a known would-be jihadist awaiting trial under

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French Lawmakers Back Emergency Rule After Nice Attack, Inquiry Sought

By Emile Picy and Brian Love PARIS, July 20 – French lawmakers approved a six-month rollover of emergency rule on Wednesday in the wake of last week’s truck attack on the city of Nice, the third deadly assault in 18 months for which the Daesh militant group has claimed responsibility. President Francois Hollande’s Socialist government remained

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