FILE PHOTO: French President Francois Hollande exits a voting booth before casting his ballot in the first round of the 2017 French presidential election at a polling station in Tulle, France, April 23, 2017. REUTERS/Georges Gobet/Pool

“The presence of the far-right in the second round is a risk for the country,” Hollande said in a televised address.
“What is at stake is France’s make-up, its unity, its membership of Europe and its place in the world.”
He said he would vote for his former economy minister, because he was best placed to unite the people of France.
CARACAS Venezuelans erected barricades with garbage and even bathtubs on Monday and snarled traffic with mass “sit-ins” along major thoroughfares to press their demand for early elections as anti-government protests entered a fourth week.
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