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French ex-president Chirac found guilty of corruption


December 15th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Former French president Jacques Chirac was Thursday found guilty of corruption in a trial over illegal financing of the political party he once led, a media ... Read more...

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Former French president Chirac on trial for corruption


March 7th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- A Paris court on Monday began trial against former French President Jacques Chirac for corruption while being mayor of Paris from 1977 to 1995, Radio France Internationale (RFI) ... Read more...

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Chirac’s lawyers to seek postponement of fraud trial on grounds of Alzheimer’s


January 31st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Jan.31 (ANI): Lawyers representing former French president Jacques Chirac have claimed that may have Alzheimer's disease, and therefore, may not be in a position to face a corruption trial next month.The ... 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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Zardari took ‘massive secret commissions’ for securing French submarine deal: Report


January 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Jan 15(ANI): Official Pakistani documents, detailing how President Asif Ali Zardari benefited from massive, secret payments connected to the sale of French submarines to Pakistan, have been seized as evidence by ... Read more...

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Putin knew about plot to ‘assassinate’ former Russian spy in London: Wikileaks


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2(ANI): Senior US officials believed that Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin knew about the operation to murder former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, according to classified US diplomatic cables released ... Read more...

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Villepin backs ‘France-Pak arms deal kickbacks’ claims against Sarkozy


November 26th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 26 (ANI): Former French premier Dominique de Villepin said that he had "very strong suspicions" that French officials had received illegal payments related to arms deals for Pakistan in 1995.Villepin ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood lands France’s prestigious Legion of Honour


November 14th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Hollywood veteran Clint Eastwood has been made a commander in France's prestigious Legion of Honour for his contribution to the entertainment industry.French President Nicolas Sarkozy bestowed the American ... Read more...

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Ex-French President Chirac lost his virginity in an Algiers bordello Home


November 8th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov. 8 (ANI): Former French President Jacques Chirac has come up with a surprising revelation about his private life - the loss of his virginity.In "Each Step Must Itself Be a ... Read more...

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Ex-French President Chirac lost his virginity in an Algiers bordello


November 4th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov.4 (ANI): Former French President Jacques Chirac has come up with a surprising revelation about his private life - the loss of his virginity.In "Each Step Must Itself Be a Goal", ... Read more...

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Chirac memoir admits admiration for old foe Thatcher


November 4th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov.4 (ANI): Former French president Jacques Chirac has expressed a grudging admiration for former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher despite their bitter clashes over Europe. Though the memoir is critical of ... Read more...

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France’s ex-president Chirac to be tried for fraud


October 30th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 30 (DPA) Former French president Jacques Chirac will be tried for abuse of public funds in an affair dating from 1983 to 1995, when he was mayor of Paris, French ... Read more...

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Bastille Day Celebrations In France


July 13th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
Come July 14 and the world will see France celebrate with aplomb its national holiday of Bastille Day. Every year this day is observed throughout the nation with much gusto, the very ... Read more...

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Shooed off from India, toxic French ship to be stripped in Britain


February 1st, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Turned back from India, Turkey and Greece, the contaminated French aircraft carrier Le Clemenceau will finally be allowed to dock in a British port this week, where it ... Read more...

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India-France relations set to move into high gear (Special)


September 27th, 2008 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will reach Paris Sunday after his visit to the United Nations and his encounter with President Bush in Washington to possibly ink a much-awaited agreement for civil ... Read more...

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French veterans oppose Assad’s presence at Bastille Day parade


July 11th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, July 11 (DPA) The French government has banned a demonstration by French veterans meant in part to protest against the presence of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as an honoured guest at ... Read more...

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Chirac awarded Russia’s highest state prize


June 13th, 2008 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
DPA Moscow, June 12 (DPA) Former French president Jacques Chirac was awarded Russia's highest state prize for "outstanding humanitarian achievement" in a pomp-filled ceremony at the Kremlin Thursday. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev pinned ... Read more...

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh receives FAO highest award


April 10th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday received the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organizations (FAO) highest distinction, the Agricola Medal for his contribution to agricultural ... Read more...

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US threatened and cajoled Pakistan in run-up to Iraq invasion


March 24th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
New York, Mar.24 (ANI): The Bush Administration threatened and cajoled its allies, including Pakistan, in the run-up to the 2003 Iraqi invasion in a bid to seek support for its proposed ... Read more...

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Sarkozy, Bruni tie knot, claims French radio


February 2nd, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Feb 2 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday married his new lady love, Carla Bruni at his official Elysee Palace residence, according to French radio station RTL.A spokesman at Sarkozy's ... Read more...

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