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Hollande scraps reforms that ‘would strip terrorists of nationality’

French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech at the end of the weekly cabinet meeting on March 30, 2016 at the Elysee Presidential Palace, in Paris. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP / POOL / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

Paris / AFP French President Francois Hollande said on Wednesday he was scrapping contested constitutional reforms proposed after the Paris attacks, in an embarrassing U-turn for his already beleaguered government. The reforms included a plan to strip convicted terrorists of their French nationality which led to howls of protests from ...

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