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Aid group condemns junta-backed militia for attack in Sudan’s Darfur and other stories

Today we look at renewed attacks on communities in Darfur, Sudan; the results of France’s presidential runoff election, and more

French presidential elections Macron and Le Pen to face off in presidential elections in France

As predicted by most pollsters, incumbent president Emmanuel Macron from the La Republique En Marche! (LREM) party and Marine Le Pen from the far-right National Rally (RN) secured the first and second positions, respectively, in the first round of French presidential polls

French presidential elections In April 10’s presidential election, French voters face a crucial choice

Exit polls indicate that Emmanuel Macron has a significant lead ahead of the first round. Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon are trying to qualify for the second round

Regional elections -France Far-right and Macronists face setback in French regional polls while traditional parties hold ground

The center-right conservative Les Républicains (LR) and allies managed to win in seven regions while the center-left Socialist Party (PS) and allies won five regions in mainland France

Global Security Bill-France Protests against proposed ‘global security’ law continue in France 

The French government introduced a bill which grants more autonomy to local police, expands use of surveillance drones and portable cameras by police patrols, and makes illegal the dissemination of images where police officers can be identified

French communist youth demand Medically Assisted Procreation for all in need

A bioethics bill with provisions for extension of Medically Assisted Procreation services to single women and lesbian couples was approved by the French national assembly. However, it was not extended to the transgender community

France municipal elections Macron’s party stumbles in French municipal polls, communists hold ground

The first round of municipal polls in France, held on March 15, Sunday, ended in a double fiasco for the government, with high abstention levels amid fear of the spread of COVID-19 and a setback for Emmanuel Macron’s party, La République En Marche

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