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Modest outsider Anne Hidalgo Paris’ first female mayor

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Paris Elects Its First-Ever Female Mayor

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Paris has elected its first-ever female mayor, the Spanish-born Socialist Anne Hidalgo, even as elsewhere in the country more right-wing candidates won their races. Hidalgo received 54.5 per cent of the vote.Read more…

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Myanmar’s first census in decades bars name Rohingya

<!– google_ad_section_start –> Enumerators fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday for a census that has been widely criticised for stoking religious and ethnic tensions, after the government denied members of a long-persecuted Muslim minority the right to identify themselves as “Rohingya”. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Tensions rise as Myanmar holds census

Buddhist nationalists threaten to boycott tally over fears it could lead to recognition for Rohingyas.

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French Front National eyes real power after startling gains in local elections

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The FN already has a new mayor and could end up in control of five towns or cities after a strong showing at the polls, with Marine Le Pen declaring 2014 ‘year zero’ for French politicsThe historic city of Avignon is up for grabs. So is Perpignan, as is Fréjus on the south coast.In local elections on Sunday, Marine Le Pen’s Front National (FN) is hoping to snatch up to 15 towns and cities from the ruling Socialist party or the opposition centre-right UMP, validating its claim to be the third force in French politics. Across Europe, where Eurosceptic, anti-immigration parties are on the rise, the results will be taken as a sign of things to come

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Former Porn Actress Booted From Neo-Nazi Party For Miscegenation

German actress Ina Groll left the pornography industry in December, re-inventing herself as a cheerleader for the National Democratic Party (NPD), Germany’s premier Nazi cosplay club. Now she’s been kicked out of the NPD because some horny skinhead onanist found a clip of her having sex with a black guy.Read more…

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Interpol rebukes Malaysian officials’ complaints over searching stolen passport database

Interpol hit back Friday at Malaysia’s claims that consulting a stolen passport database would have caused too many delays to be useful, after confusion caused by Kuala Lumpur’s failure to detect two illegal migrants on the still missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370. Two passengers…

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How Hong Kong’s government subsidises those who need it least

<!– google_ad_section_start –> We hate the poor and favour the rich and well-off. The way our government has favoured our tycoons and helped them to unimagined fortunes is well-known. Far lesser-known is how much we have directly subsidised the middle and upper-middle classes since 2004, mostly through property-related concessions. <!– google_ad_section_end –>

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Men ‘held illegal migrants hostage’

Five men are charged with holding 115 suspected illegal immigrants hostage in a squalid Texas “stash” house, days after the captives were freed.

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Abuse inquiry ‘gives victims voice’

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Victims have waited years to tell their stories to the biggest public inquiry into child abuse ever held in the UK, its senior counsel says.

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Amid Steady Deportation, Fear and Worry Multiply Among Immigrants

Immigrant leaders see a broad community impact as deportations separate parents from children and undocumented immigrants from those here legally.

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Bus Logos As Beacons of Hope

Yto Barrada documents how Morocco’s migrants get where they’re going.

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