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French surfer Fierro crowned in Tahiti Surf Event, ahead of Paris 2024

Inside The Games 30 May 2024
Vahine Fierro, who holds French citizenship as Tahiti is an overseas territory, was born in Huahine, one of the Leeward Islands in the Society Islands archipelago in French Polynesia, a French protectorate since 1888, making her a French resident.
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France opens investigation into New Caledonian violence that killed 7

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 30 May 2024
The violence flared on May 13 in response to attempts to amend the French Constitution and change voting lists in New Caledonia ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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Ex-Middlesbrough man Christian Karembeu 'in mourning' after tragic family deaths

Yahoo Daily News 29 May 2024
It became an overseas territory after the Second World War, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957 ... French president Emmanuel Macron decided on Monday to lift the state of emergency.
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French prosecutor in New Caledonia says authorities are investigating suspects behind deadly unrest

Wtop 29 May 2024
The violence flared on May 13 in response to attempts to amend the French Constitution and change voting lists in New Caledonia ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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Christian Karembeu says family killed in New Caledonia violence

Inside The Games 28 May 2024
Former footballer Christian Karembeu shared that he has tragically lost two family members amid the recent surge of violence in the French Pacific territory of New Caledonia ... In 1957, French citizenship was extended to all Kanaks.
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Former France soccer player Karembeu says two of his relatives have been killed in New Caledonia

Newsday 27 May 2024
French President Emmanuel Macron decided on Monday to lift the state of emergency that was imposed earlier this month ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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France to lift state of emergency in efforts to allow political dialogue in riot-hit New Caledonia

Wtop 27 May 2024
New Caledonia’s top French official, High Commissioner Louis Le Franc said on Monday that an evening and overnight curfew will remain in place ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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Pro-independence leader calls on protesters in New Caledonia to ‘maintain resistance’ against France

Wtop 26 May 2024
The unrest began early last week after a demonstration against the legislation under discussion in the French parliament turned violent ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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Na’Allah: I’ve Made UNIABUJA University of First Choice in Nigeria

This Day 22 May 2024
Nigeria . 54 mins ago. The Vice-Chancellor of University of Abuja, Prof ... It was tough ... We said that our students must be trained for global citizenship ... Is it French? Is it Portuguese? Is it Japanese? Is it whatever? Our students started to feel proud ... .
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New Caledonia unrest rocks French politics as leaders plead for end to division

RNZ 19 May 2024
French Prime ... They also resented the fact that at one stage, Loyalist Party leader Sonia Back�s had been appointed the French government's Secretary of State (associate minister) for citizenship.
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France deploys troops, declares emergency state to quell New Caledonia protests

Press TV 17 May 2024
Pro-independence, largely Indigenous protests against a French plan to impose ... Following World War II, it was designated as an overseas territory and in 1957, all Kanaks were granted French citizenship.
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Violence rages in New Caledonia as France rushes emergency reinforcements to its Pacific territory

NewstalkZB 17 May 2024
In April, the group had backed several protests against French authorities on the island ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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France declares state of emergency in New Caledonia as violent protests rage

Beijing News 16 May 2024
Notably, New Caledonia is a French overseas territory located hundreds of miles off Australia's eastern coast ... The mineral-rich New Caledonia was annexed by France in 1853, and all inhabitants were given French citizenship in 1957.
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Violence turns deadly in New Caledonia as France rushes reinforcements to its Pacific territory

The Los Angeles Times 16 May 2024
In April, the group had backed several protests against French authorities on the island ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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France imposes emergency in New Caledonia as violent unrest turns deadly

Korea Times 16 May 2024
... French authorities said ... There have been more than 130 arrests so far, French authorities said ... It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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