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Copé wins leadership of UMP party

Jean-François Copé is winner of elections for leadership of France's conservative UMP party, but his short victory threatens a future split on the Right.

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French conservatives have chosen their leader, but both the chaotic process that involved, and small margin of victory of winner Jean-François Copé, have created the risk of a split on France’s right in the coming months, reports Time magazine.

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