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UAE holds talks with Britain, France


November 16th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 16 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have met their counterparts from Britain and France and discussed bilateral issues.Faris Al Mazrouie, UAE assistant foreign minister ... Read more...

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French minister accidently tweets wife to come to bed


October 21st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A French minister was left red faced after asking his wife to go to bed with him through an accidental post on Twitter that was read ... Read more...

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British Muslims arrested in France burqa ban protest


April 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.11 (ANI): British Muslim radicals were among at least 61 people arrested in Paris for illegally protesting against the French Government's ban on the burqa.Anjem Chaudary, a British Muslim radical ... Read more...

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French police warned against arresting veiled Muslim women near mosques


April 5th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5(ANI): French Interior Minister Claude Guent has warned the country's police against arresting Muslim women covering up 'in or around' mosques.The strict instructions are contained in a nine-page circular issued ... Read more...

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French experts to tackle Fukushima nuclear power plant crisis


March 29th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar 29(ANI): A French nuclear fuel company will send two experts to Japan to help tackle the crisis at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, French Industry and Energy Minister ... Read more...

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Sarkozy’s ‘Nazi themed’ immigration plan thrown out by French senate


February 5th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5(ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy's plans for one of the toughest immigration laws in Europe has been thrown out by lawmakers, with one likening it to the Vichy regime in ... Read more...

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France to ban WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 3 (IANS) France moved Friday to ban WikiLeaks from using its servers, a day after the whistleblower website was kicked out of the US.French Industry Minister Eric Besson wrote a ... Read more...

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France accused of acting like Nazis over gypsy’s forced deportation


September 15th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): European Union Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has branded the onslaught against the Roma people a 'disgrace' and accused French Minister for Immigration Eric Besson of acting like Nazis ... Read more...

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EU chief accuses French minister of lying over Gipsies’ deportation


September 15th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): European Union Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has accused French Minister for Immigration Eric Besson of lying over Gipsies' deportation and comparing the government to Nazis.French ministers have been ... Read more...

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China, France bust illegal immigration network


August 6th, 2010 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 6 (IANS) China and France have busted a network which transported illegal Chinese immigrants to Europe, officials said. The French immigration ministry said Thursday several members of the network headed by ... Read more...

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No French citizenship to men who make wives wear veil


February 2nd, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 2 (DPA) French Immigration Minister Eric Besson said Tuesday that he had transmitted a decree to the government that would ban from French citizenship any man who makes his wife ... Read more...

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Nicolas Sarkozy’s ‘Carla Effect’ inspires French ministers to get in shape


October 7th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Ministers in the Nicolas Sarkozy Government are increasingly falling prey to the "Carla Bruni effect", which even inspired the French President to shed pounds.Under the influence of his ... Read more...

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