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Corsican Separatists Blow Up Homes

Corsican separatists blew up four vacant vacation villas on Monday, a sign of ongoing defiance against mainland France after local voters rejected a government reform designed to stabilize the restive island. On Sunday, Corsican voters turned down a proposal that would have granted the Mediterranean island slightly more autonomy. About 51 percent voted against it, a frustrating setback for the national government that hoped the plan would ultimately ease separatist violence. Many mainstream nationalists had backed the offer, while radical separatists apparently disdained it. After the vote, separatists destroyed four vacation homes belonging to families from the mainland. In graffiti, the FLNC, one of the main separatist groups, claimed the attacks. Full Story

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