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France to dissolve government

Divide on austerity measures prompts premier’s move

Posted: August 26, 2014 at 3:52 a.m.

PARIS -- French politics were thrown into disarray Monday as Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he would dissolve the government, after a divisive battle in his Cabinet over whether belt-tightening measures supported by President Francois Hollande were impeding France's stagnant economy from recovering.

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Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz, right, greets his Chadian counterpart Moussa Faki during the opening session of  a gathering of foreign ministers of Libya's neighbors in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014. Foreign ministers from Egypt Libya, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, and Chad, as well as the Arab League Secretary General, met Monday as weeks of inter-militia fighting has wreaked havoc in Libya. It's the worst violence in Libya since the 2011 downfall and killing of dictator Moammar Gadhafi. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

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