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A man shot by police in New Caledonia has died. The French Pacific territory remains restive

Wtop 09 Jun 2024
New Caledonia became French in 1853 under Emperor Napoleon III, Napoleon’s nephew and heir. It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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France in hot water as colonies increasingly demand independence

Anadolu Agency 08 Jun 2024
The colonies make up 18% of French territory and are home to 2.6 million people ... The French government sent police and gendarmerie to the island to suppress protests that lasted about a month.
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France investigates Adib Mayaleh’s role in financing war crimes in Syria

Enab Baladi 06 Jun 2024
Mayaleh, who holds both French and Syrian citizenship, is suspected of financing the Syrian regime accused of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity ... Mayaleh obtained French citizenship in ...
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France hurries to let New Caledonia vote in European elections after its deadly unrest. Few ...

Wtop 05 Jun 2024
It became an overseas territory – one of France’s 13 such entities – after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957 ... Residents have French passports and the right to vote in French presidential elections.
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New Caledonia's capital back under control of French authorities

Beijing News 03 Jun 2024
French ... New Caledonia became a French territory in 1853 under Emperor Napoleon III and was designated an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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Paris 2024: French Foreign Legion to support security

Inside The Games 02 Jun 2024
The Foreign Legion, a corps of about 10,000 soldiers founded nearly 195 years ago, requires soldiers to change their names on enlistment and allows them to apply for French citizenship after several ...
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France regains control in New Caledonia

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 01 Jun 2024
New Caledonia became French in 1853 under Emperor Napoleon III, Napoleon's nephew and heir. It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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French Open day 7: Who's saying what

Yahoo Daily News 01 Jun 2024
Who's saying what on the seventh day of the French Open at Roland Garros on Saturday.. "You have to play your game ... Russian-born Gracheva acquired French citizenship last year and is the last home player left in the women's draw ... afp. .
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The Hungarian who Lifted the Real Madrid Stars to the Sky – Interview with József Tóth-Zele

Hungary Today 01 Jun 2024
The club encouraged me to take French citizenship because I might even make the national team, but I did not want that. I spent 3 years in Geroble, from where I was drawn to the French capital, where I played for Red Star Paris for 3 years.
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French authorities regain full control of New Caledonia's capital after days of deadly unrest

The Call 31 May 2024
New Caledonia became French in 1853 under Emperor Napoleon III, Napoleon’s nephew and heir. It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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French authorities regain full control of New Caledonia’s capital after days of deadly unrest

Wtop 31 May 2024
New Caledonia became French in 1853 under Emperor Napoleon III, Napoleon’s nephew and heir. It became an overseas territory after World War II, with French citizenship granted to all Kanaks in 1957.
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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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