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Defiant Hollande says France will intensify IS battle

President Francois Hollande says France will step up the battle against the Islamic State group in Syria in the wake of Paris attacks he dubbed “acts of war”, as he asked parliament to consider extending a state of emergency by three months.

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Hollande vows to defeat IS after "act of war"

Islamic State jihadists have claimed a series of coordinated attacks by gunmen and suicide bombers in Paris that killed at least 128 people in scenes of carnage at a concert hall, restaurants and the national stadium.

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