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French satirical reprints Prophet Mohammud cartoons

Marianne Fernandez
“When extremists extract concessions from democracies on points of principle, either by blackmail or terror, democracies do not have long left,” Charlie Hebdo editor Philippe Val wrote. On the principle of freedom of speech, the satirical reprinted the very controversial cartoons and also printed a new one on its front page. President Chirac condemned what he considers to be ⌠overt provocations■.
France wins European handball cup!
On Sunday February 5th , France won the handball European championship on a score of 31 to 23 against Spain. The French team had already been world champion twice but had never had any medal on the continental scene┘until now.

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