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Change of power in Paris

Nicolas SarkozyFrancois Hollande
France's president Nicolas Sarkozy (L) welcomes his successor Francois Hollande upon his arrival at the Elysee Palace for the formal investiture ceremony between France's president Francois Hollande and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris. Getty Images