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Hollande and Sarkozy unite to honour war dead

President-elect Francois Hollande and ousted rival Nicolas Sarkozy laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Paris Tuesday as France marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe.

Hollande under pressure to maintain austerity

Hollande under pressure to maintain austerity

Pressure built on president-elect Francois Hollande to stand by France's austerity vows Tuesday, with Germany's Angela Merkel saying Europe was counting on them to resolve the bloc's debt crisis.