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French diplomat arrested for sexually abusing daughter


June 19th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Bangalore Police early Tuesday arrested French diplomat Pascal Muzurier on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter."We have arrested Mazurier and taken him into custody ... Read more...

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No diplomatic immunity for accused official: French embassy


June 18th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) A French diplomat, accused of sexually abusing his minor daughter, has no diplomatic immunity from being tried under Indian laws for the alleged crime, the French ... Read more...

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French diplomat accused of sexually abusing minor daughter


June 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) A case has been registered against a French diplomat here on a complaint by his wife that he had been sexually abusing their minor daughter, a ... Read more...

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French diplomat mauled by shark while kite surfing


September 12th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port Moresby, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 30-year-old French diplomat is at the emergency room following a shark attack in Papua New Guinea. Thomas Viot who works for the European Union as ... Read more...

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French diplomat appointed new UN peacekeeping chief


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran French diplomat Herve Ladsous has been appointed the new head of UN peacekeeping, and will oversee more than 100,000 personnel serving in more than ... Read more...

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France keen to increase trade with India


April 14th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 14 (IANS) France is keen to increase trade and business with India and is strongly optimistic about the development of the agro, power, tourism, medicinal plants and mining ... Read more...

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‘Five-star jails’ used for Hitler’s ’special’ prisoners of war, reveals tell-all


March 19th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): A new book has revealed the secret SS 'luxury jails' that became home for prominent prisoners during the Second World War.While most enemies of Adolf Hitler languished and ... Read more...

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Tunisians demand recall of new French envoy


February 20th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tunis, Feb 20 (IANS) A number of people in Tunisia have demanded that newly-appointed French Ambassador to Tunisia Boris Boillon be recalled. Hundreds of protesters Saturday gathered before the French embassy ... Read more...

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France invites Indian investment


October 21st, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) France seeks more Indian investment, a senior French diplomat said Thursday.Speaking at a seminar on "Investment Opportunities in France", Consul General Francois Pujolas said: "When France sees India, ... Read more...

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India-France bilateral trade hit by slowdown, says envoy


November 24th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and France will be hit this fiscal on account of the global economic meltdown, a French diplomat said here Tuesday. "Our target was to reach ... Read more...

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Tony Blair might soon be the EU President


October 5th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brussels, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If all goes according to plan, then former UK Prime Minister, Tony Blair might soon be the European Union president. He can only take up this powerful ... Read more...

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US, EU still working sanctions plan for Iran for pursuing nuke enhancement


October 1st, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris/Berlin, Oct.1 (ANI): Plans are still being worked out by the United States and its European on how to punish Iran if nuclear program-related talks that begin on Thursday are not successful.The ... Read more...

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French diplomat to oversee UN aid work in Pakistan


August 25th, 2009 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 25 (Xinhua) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday announced the appointment of Jean-Maurice Ripert of France as head of its humanitarian assistance programme in Pakistan. Ripert is expected to work ... Read more...

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150 years on, Suez Canal remains political issue


April 24th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Anne-Beatrice Clasmann Cairo, April 24 (DPA) When French diplomat Ferdinand de Lesseps reached for his spade in the Egyptian city of Port Said April 25, 1859, London was far from happy.The British ... Read more...

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Colombia’s Ingrid Betancourt seeks divorce


March 17th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 17 (IANS) Colombia's former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, who was held captive by rebels for more than six years before her release in July last year, is seeking divorce from ... Read more...

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Outspoken diplomat made British Representative for Afghanistan, Pakistan (Lead)


February 10th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A senior diplomat whose tendency to speak his mind has ruffled feathers from Hong Kong to Washington has been appointed Britain's Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan. Sherard Cowper-Coles, ... Read more...

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Top French bureaucrat says his country will sell uranium to India


January 18th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): Jean-David Levitte, French President Nicholas Sarkozy''s diplomatic advisor, said on Saturday that his country would sell 300 tonnes of uranium to India. Levitte arrived in India to review ... Read more...

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India should have central role in fighting piracy: France


December 5th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India should have a "central role" in the fight to stop piracy in the strategic waters of the Gulf of Aden, one of the world's busiest waterways, ... Read more...

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France wants India to help solve global financial crisis


October 23rd, 2008 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As the US called for a summit meeting Nov 15 on the global financial meltdown, France has made a renewed pitch for involving India and other major ... Read more...

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Taliban can’t be defeated: British commander


October 5th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) The senior-most British army commander in Afghanistan says the international community should strike a political deal with Taliban militants as they cannot be defeated militarily.“We're not going to ... Read more...

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French leak claims British envoy said Afghan mission doomed


October 2nd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): A French diplomat in Kabul has reportedly apprised his President Nicholas Sarkozys office that British envoy to Afghanistan has strongly opposed the operation by alliance forces there, ... Read more...

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Sarkozy wins political victory with Betancourt release


July 3rd, 2008 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, July 3 (DPA) The Colombian security forces may have freed Ingrid Betancourt from the captivity of Colombia's largest leftist insurgency group, but French President Nicolas Sarkozy seems to have won a ... Read more...

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Government tells foreign office ‘deal is on’; France pitches in (NightLead)


June 26th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, June 26 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday virtually gave the go-ahead to the foreign policy establishment on the India-US nuclear deal even as France joined Russia in putting more pressure ... Read more...

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Expedite India-US nuke deal, says France


June 26th, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Asking India to expedite the India-US nuclear deal, France Thursday said the deal is not just a bilateral treaty but a package deal which will open new ... Read more...

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Khalsa delegation seeks early resolution of turban issue in France


January 23rd, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, January 23 (ANI): A delegation of Khalsa Action Committee (KAC) met Jerome Bonnafont, the French Ambassador to India at his residence in New Delhi to apprise him of ... Read more...

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