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French official arrested, jailed on sexual abuse charge (Second Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) French consulate official Pascal Mazurier was Tuesday arrested on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past few weeks, police said. A court ... Read more...

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French official held for sexually abusing daughter (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Bangalore police early Tuesday arrested French official Pascal Mazurier, 39, on the charge of sexually abusing his minor daughter over the past weeks, a senior police ... Read more...

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Iran missile programme no threat to Europe: French official


May 4th, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran's ballistic missile programme does not yet pose a threat to Europe or the US, a top French official has said."Firstly Iran's ballistic missile programme ... Read more...

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France, Myanmar hold talks


January 16th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 16 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein and visiting French Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Alain Juppe Monday discussed recent political developments in Myanmar, state media reported.The ... Read more...

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French official quits on sexual harassment charges


May 30th, 2011 - 2:58 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 29 (IANS) The French state secretary for civil service, accused of having sexually harassed two women, has resigned, Prime Minister Francois Fillon said in a statement Sunday."Mr. Georges ... Read more...

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US, Europe experts play down reports of new Qaeda threats


September 30th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept.30 (ANI): European and American officials have said that they do not consider a terror attack as being eminent after detecting several credible threats from terrorist groups in Pakistan and northern ... Read more...

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‘France offers joint nuclear deterrence, Britain reluctant’


March 19th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) French and British officials have discussed a nuclear deterrence-sharing scheme but Britain has opposed the idea "so far" on grounds of political unacceptability, a media report said ... 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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Top French official praises Indian elections


July 28th, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A top French official has praised India for the successful conduct of the Lok Sabha elections saying it was a "fresh and dazzling demonstration of the vitality ... Read more...

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Air France Black Box Mystery Still Unfolding


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
The French officials have confirmed that the French military ships were looking for the black boxes of the fateful Flight 447. They revealed that though they had detected sounds in the ... Read more...

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Obama, Afghanistan to hold centre stage at NATO summit


April 2nd, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Siegfried Mortkowitz Paris, April 2 (DPA) This week's NATO summit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the alliance's founding is viewed by many participants as a new beginning, featuring a new US ... Read more...

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France wooing Indian professionals with liberalised permits


March 18th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) France is going all out to woo qualified Indian professionals with liberalised work permits. Jean Yves Lavoir, the head of professional immigration department in France's immigration ministry, ... Read more...

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China urges France to resolve issues in bilateral ties


April 27th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, April 27 (Xinhua) China Sunday said it hoped France would take concrete steps to resolve the recent irritants in bilateral relations and promote ties. "We hope France will pay great attention ... Read more...

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