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Europe's top officials closed ranks Thursday to demand that the International Monetary Fund's next leader be one of their own, someone with enough technical expertise and political savvy to handle the Continent's relentless debt crisis.
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives lost power in a regional stronghold Sunday, with early poll results showing the Greens, buoyed by Japan's nuclear crisis, surging to their first state premiership.
French commuters elbowed their way onto packed subways and buses Wednesday on the second day of an open-ended strike against President Nicolas Sarkozy's plan to raise the retirement age to 62.
PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy's conservative party won a clear parliamentary majority yesterday in elections seen as crucial to his vision for opening up France's economy, although the opposition thwarted a landslide victory by capitalizing on voter fears of giving Mr. Sarkozy too much power.
PARIS — Jean-Marie Le Pen's role as a force in French politics appeared to be over after his ultra-nationalist party received its worst drubbing in 25 years in the first round of legislative elections on Sunday.
PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy's center-right allies were headed for a parliamentary landslide after a first-round legislative election yesterday, bolstering his chances of implementing wide-ranging reforms.