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France extends state of emergency to cover Euro 2016 football tournament

It is the third time the state of emergency, which will also cover the Tour de France, has been extended since the November 13 attacks on Paris.

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The French parliament extended the country’s post-attacks state of emergency to the end of July on Tuesday in order to cover this summer's Euro 2016 football tournament and the Tour de France cycling race, reports FRANCE 24.

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