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France keen to further develop ties with Pakistan


January 30th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy is keen to further develop economic and political relations with Pakistan, the French envoy to Islamabad has said.Philippe Thiebaud said this at ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka protests over LTTE stamps in France


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G.L. Peiris Tuesday met French ambassador to Colombo Christine Robichon and lodged a protest over postage stamps issued in France with images ... Read more...

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Nothing will detract from NSG’s clean waiver to India: France


July 5th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Days after India hinted that it may not buy nuclear reactors from countries which did not sell it enrichment and reprocessing (ENR) technology, France Tuesday ... Read more...

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Jairam seeks manuscript on Orissa plants written in 1725


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 2 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Thursday asked for help from the French envoy in India to get a digitised copy of a manuscript on plants in ... Read more...

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French envoy to Madagascar survives plane crash


May 11th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Antananarivo (Madagascar), May 11 (IANS) French Ambassador to Madagascar Jean-Marc Chataignier had a miraculous escape when his small plane crashed in the southeast part of the Indian Ocean island nation, ... Read more...

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France takes up Yunus case with Bangladesh


April 25th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A special envoy of French President Nicolas Sarkozy has asked the Bangladesh government to ensure that Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus is "effectively associated" with Grameen Bank, ... 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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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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Talks on defence, UN reforms during Sarkozy visit: French envoy


July 13th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will have wide-ranging discussions on improving bilateral trade and defence ties, as also India's bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security ... Read more...

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PM reaches Paris for Bastille Day parade


July 14th, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Paris Monday night to attend the French National Day parade as chief guest, the first foreign leader to be accorded the ... Read more...

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As Manmohan leaves for Paris, nuclear business in top gear


July 10th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) As Prime Minister Manmohan Singh goes to Paris Monday, France is moving ahead rapidly to implement its bilateral civil nuclear pact with India. French company Areva ... Read more...

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France backs India’s call for UN seat, global reforms


July 9th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) France Thursday endorsed India's call for reform of the United Nations and backed India for a permanent seat in the Security Council. "If we ... Read more...

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No more US unilateralism in Afghanistan: French envoy


March 5th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 4 (DPA) The new French special envoy to Afghanistan, Pierre Lellouche, said in an interview published Wednesday that NATO allies fighting on Afghan soil must not revert to the unilateral ... Read more...

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Fulfil counter-terrorism obligations, EU tells Pakistan (Lead)


December 19th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Intensifying global pressure on Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai carnage, the European Union (EU) Friday asked Islamabad to fulfil its counter-terrorism obligations and said it ... Read more...

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European Union asks Pakistan to act against terror outfits


December 19th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Setting up international pressure on Pakistan in wake of the Mumbai terror attacks, the European Union (EU) Friday asked Islamabad to fulfil its counter-terrorism obligations and offered ... Read more...

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Iran protests Sarkozy remark against Ahmadinejad


December 11th, 2008 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 11 (IANS) Iran has lodged a strong protest against French President Nicholas Sarkozy's remark against President Mehmoud Ahmadinejad and warned Paris of adverse impact on bilateral relations, official IRNA news ... Read more...

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Global strategy needed to fight terrorism: Zardari


November 28th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has warned that terrorism has become a global phenomenon that could be addressed effectively only by concerted international effort, Online news agency reported ... Read more...

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Buy a French reactor and get lifetime fuel: Envoy


September 18th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 18 (IANS) With competition hotting up for India's $100 billion nuclear pie, French Ambassador Jeremy Bonnafonte Thursday assured New Delhi fuel supplies for the full life of a nuclear ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Sarkozy to discuss nuclear cooperation: French envoy


September 12th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India and France "technically" have an agreement on cooperating in civilian nuclear energy and this will be at the centre of talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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France ready to help India with n-power:French envoy


May 10th, 2008 - 1:18 am ICT by admin
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) France is keen to expand ties with India and the French model of nuclear energy and water privatisation "can be successfully replicated in India", said Jerome Bonnafont, French ... Read more...

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