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French rape case: Indian law will prevail, says Krishna


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) A day after French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was arrested for allegedly abusing his minor daughter, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna stressed Wednesday that he ... Read more...

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Former IMF chief faces gang rape allegations


May 21st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Former International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be investigated for his alleged participation in a prostitution ring in Washington, and the charges could also ... Read more...

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Mission in Paris at full security alert, says India


May 18th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India Friday said its mission in Paris has been fully alert to security issues in consultation with the local authorities. Reports from the French ... Read more...

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France launches manhunt for killer


March 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French authorities have launched a large-scale manhunt for a gunman who shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse Monday.The ... Read more...

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Sarkozy promises technology transfer in fighter jet deal


January 31st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said the multi-billion dollar deal for Dassault Aviation to supply advanced combat jets to Indian Air Force (IAF) will come ... Read more...

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France’s Dassault wins India’s $10.4bn warplane deal (Intro Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In a defence deal that is India's -- and amongst the world's -- largest, France's Dassault has won a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order ... Read more...

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No breast implant ruptures reported in China


January 7th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) China's top drug safety watchdog has said it has not found evidence of any ruptures in over 700 French-made breast implants sold in the country.The implants ... Read more...

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Alert for women who had breast implants


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Thousands of women could be at risk after it emerged that the breast implants made with industrial silicone used in beds had a very high rupture ... Read more...

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France bans Rihanna’s video


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French authorities have banned the music video of Rihanna because it promotes “self-destructive behavior.” The country say the video of the track “We Found Love” cannot be ... Read more...

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John Galliano found guilty


September 9th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) British designer John Galliano has been found guilty of racist and anti-Semitic behaviour by a Paris court.Galliano, who was facing charges of "casting public insults based ... Read more...

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Italy may unfreeze $3.6 bn of Libyan assets


September 4th, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italy plans to release 2.5 billion euros ($3.6 billion) of Libya's assets and transfer it to the rebel-led government, Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said.Italy, ... Read more...

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In touch with France on Indian’s terror link: Chidambaram


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) With France arresting an Indian national over terror links, India Monday said it was in touch with the French authorities to obtain details, but ... Read more...

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‘Indian Al Qaeda activist arrested in France was SIMI man’


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An Indian engineer arrested in France for his suspected terror links with Al Qaeda was being watched in this country as he has been ... Read more...

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Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... 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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Bodies found, no black box among 2009 Air France crash wreckage


April 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- In the fourth Air France-Airbus sea search, bodies were located among the found wreckage of Air France flight 447, which went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 ... Read more...

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Foreign banks support Jaitapur n-plant: NPCIL


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) Wednesday refuted reports that some international banks have decided to withdraw from the ambitious Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Gamal Mubarak attempted suicide with poisoned tea


March 4th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS/AKI) Former-Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak's second son Gamal attempted suicide in the days following his father's ouster after 30 years as the president of the Arab world's ... Read more...

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Thousands evacuated from Paris suburb after live WWII bomb discovery


February 7th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Feb 7 (ANI): French authorities evacuated at least six thousand people from their residences after an unexploded RAF bomb, which was apparently dropped during the Second World War, was discovered in ... Read more...

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Zardari benefited in French submarine deal?


January 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) A French court has seized the official Pakistani documents containing details about how President Asif Ali Zardari benefited from a massive secret payments linked to the sale ... Read more...

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Basque separatist group ETA declares ceasefire


January 10th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN SEBASTIAN, SPAIN (BNO NEWS) -- The Basque separatist group ETA on Monday announced a permanent ceasefire to the armed conflict as part of its commitment to reach a definitive solution, the ... Read more...

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Former DGNI offers to spill the beans on France-Pak arms deal kickbacks case


November 20th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 20 (ANI): In the latest development in the France-Pak arms deal kickbacks case, former Director General Naval Intelligence (DGNI) of the Pakistan Navy has offered to help Islamabad and ... Read more...

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French want to ban people from swimming in the Channel


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French authorities have announced their plans to ban people from swimming in the English Channel. The French coastguards claim that swimming in the channel has now become ... Read more...

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9/11 ‘wouldn’t have happened’ had US got terror alert ahead of event: Holbrooke


October 14th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 14 (ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, has stated that the September 11, 2001 attacks "wouldn't have happened" had the US been forewarned to be ... Read more...

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Conseil Constitutionnel Upholds The Burqa Ban In France


October 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): France now joins the Dutch people in placing a ban on the Burqa. The law had been formulated last September when it had been ... Read more...

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Post 9/11 shows dramatic improvement in policing, intelligence sharing in West


October 6th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 6 (ANI): Post-9/11, there has been a dramatic improvementin policing and intelligence sharing between Europe, the US, and other states, thereby neutralizing bids by would-be jihadis to strike terror ... Read more...

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Would be Times Square bomber Shahzad gets life sentence


October 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct. 6 (ANI): Would be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad has been sentenced to life in prison, even as French Police announced the arrest of 12 men during a counter-terrorism ... Read more...

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Mumbai-style terror attack on European cities foiled (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) A terror plot by Pakistan-based militants to launch Mumbai-style attacks in Britain and other European countries has been foiled by intelligence agencies, a media report said.Intelligence sources revealed ... Read more...

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Pak-based jihadis’ ‘Mumbai style’ terror attacks planned on Europe foiled


September 29th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): The latest terrorplot to launch Mumbai-style attacks in the UK, France and Germany has been unearthed and disrupted after intelligence sharing among the spy agencies from these three ... Read more...

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Paris hunts for Al Qaeda female suicide bomber


September 21st, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) An Al Qaeda female suicide bomber is believed to be on the prowl in Paris, triggering a terror alert, a media report said. Daily Telegraph Tuesday reported that ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Sarkozy to resign over Roma fiasco


September 17th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Sept 17 (ANI): Hindus want France President Nicolas Sarkozy to resign over the Roma (Gypsy) fiasco.Eminent Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that xenophobia ... Read more...

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EU warns France of possible legal action for discrimination


September 14th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European Union (EU) Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding on Tuesday said she is "appalled" by the expulsion of Roma migrants from France. She said the EU could begin taking ... Read more...

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UK Prime Minister Cameron’s father Ian Cameron dies in France after stroke


September 9th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) – Ian Cameron, the father of British Prime Minister David Cameron, died at a hospital in southern France on Wednesday after suffering a stroke earlier."It is with deep regret ... Read more...

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French couple shocked to find grave of son thought to be alive


August 21st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 21 (ANI): A couple in France, who were attending a family burial, were horrified when they stumbled across the grave of the son they thought to be alive and well.According ... Read more...

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France to raise retirement age to cut deficit


June 16th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 16 (DPA) The French government has drawn up a pension reform plan that will raise the age of retirement from 60 to 62 by the year 2018. In the plan made ... Read more...

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