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Socialist Hollande ousts Sarkozy in French vote

France 24
Monday, 7 May 2012

Francois Hollande was elected France's first Socialist president in nearly two decades, promising change in Europe after dealing a humiliating defeat to incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy.

The result has major implications not just for France, the eurozone's second-largest economy and a nuclear-armed permanent member of the UN Security Council, but for Europe as it struggles to emerge from its financial crisis.
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Source: Agence France-Presse - on May 6, 2012

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