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France Raises 'Terror Tax' to Support Victims of Attacks

French citizens will contribute an extra 1.60 euros ($1.67) on their property insurance policies to help finance a fund for victims of the extremist attacks that have recently hit the country.   The measure comes into force on Sunday and requires policy holders to contribute 5.90 euros instead of 4.30 euros.   French government officials said in October when they revealed the scheme that about 90 million insurance policies are floating the fund, which currently has reserves of...

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