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Macron shifts right on immigration as asylum demands grow

Oct. 7, 2019 2:49 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French lawmakers are grappling with one of the country's thorniest issues. On Monday, they began debating immigration, at a time when tent cities have expanded in urban areas across the country and asylum demands are spiking. With municipal elections months away, President Emmanuel Macron has...

French prosecutor: Knife attack suspect in 'psychotic state'

Sep. 1, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — An Afghan man was in a "psychotic state" and on drugs during a stabbing in France that killed one person and injured eight others, but investigators haven't found any terrorist ties, a regional prosecutor said Sunday. A psychiatric evaluation of the man in custody for Saturday's attack...

Top figures in French far-right identity group get prison

Aug. 29, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A court in southeastern France on Thursday sentenced the president of the far-right anti-migrant group Generation Identity, its spokesman and a third person to six months in prison for a spectacle-like expedition in the Alps to stop migrants. Generation Identity president Clement Gandelin,...