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Iran hopes new French president will reconsider past policies

May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 7 (IANS) Iran Monday expressed the hope that French president-elect Francois Hollande would "revise the wrong policies of his country in the past".The failure of Nicolas Sarkozy in ... Read more...

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France votes to choose Sarkozy or Hollande (Lead)

May 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 6 (IANS) Voters in France cast their ballots Sunday in a crucial run-off in the country's presidential polls that could see a Socialist win for the first time ... Read more...

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‘Over 70 percent vote in French presidential elections’

April 22nd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 22 (IANS) The French government said Sunday that the presidential elections recorded a voter turnout of over 70 percent, slightly lower than the figure registered 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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France on high alert after warnings of possible terrorist attacks

September 28th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sep 28(ANI): France is reportedly on a high alert following repeated intelligence warnings that terrorists may be planning to carry out attacks in the country.The French Interior Ministry had said that ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda ’suppository bombs’ cast doubt on airport security: Report

October 5th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 5 (DPA) Suicide bombers associated with Osama bin Laden's Al Qaeda terrorist network have begun carrying bombs inside their bodies in the form of suppositories to circumvent strict security controls, ... Read more...

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France to look into harassment of Indians at Paris airport

June 17th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) France will look into the recent discriminatory treatment of Indian citizens at the Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris, the civil aviation ministry said Wednesday. The assurance was ... Read more...

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Mysterious group plants dynamite in Paris department store

December 16th, 2008 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 16 (DPA) A mysterious group calling for the withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan Tuesday claimed responsibility for planting five sticks of dynamite in a large department store in central ... Read more...

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