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27th Aug 2016

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Hollande popularity sinks below 20%

French President Francois Hollande’s popularity has dropped below 20 percent for the first time since he became president, a poll published Thursday by Le Figaro showed. Hollande has called for a second strategic council to be held on Saturday to fight record joblessness and low economic growth.

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