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Is Mary-Kate Olsen dating Olivier Sarkozy?


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Mary-Kate Olsen is dating Olivier Sarkozy. The reports also stated that they have been smitten with each other for sometime and have ... Read more...

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Sarkozy accepts French PM’s resignation


May 11th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 10 (IANS) Outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy Thursday accepted the resignation of the government led by Prime Minister Francois Fillon."Prime Minister Francois Fillon presented today (Thursday) to the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to return to old law firm


May 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will be quitting politics to return to his old job as a lawyer at a legal firm in Paris, a media ... Read more...

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Sarkozy concedes defeat, wishes Hollande good luck


May 7th, 2012 - 4:11 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat to his Socialist Party challenger Francois Hollande in the presidential runoff Sunday, saying he had called his rival on the ... Read more...

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Sarkozy, Hollande square off in fierce TV debate


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 3 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and Socialist challenger Francois Hollande went through a fierce verbal battle in a prime-time televised debate that lasted for almost three hours ... Read more...

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‘Sarkozy got 50 million euros from Gaddafi’


April 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) A document has been made public in Paris that says French President Nicolas Sarkozy received 50 million euros (around $65 million) from slain Libyan leader Muammar ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn blames Sarkozy for destroying his bid


April 28th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) who was under investigation for sexually assaulting a hotel maid in the US, accused his ... Read more...

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Sarkozy lied about visiting Fukushima


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday admitted he did not visit Fukushima during a trip to Japan after the tsunami last March, but had told an ... Read more...

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Sarkozy pledges budget surplus if re-elected


April 6th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS) Incumbent French President Nicolas Sarkozy has promised to reach 0.5 percent surplus of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017 and pledged to stick to growth targets ... Read more...

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Strauss-Kahn charged in prostitution case


March 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French investigators have charged Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), with alleged involvement in a French prostitution ring, a statement ... Read more...

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Unemployment in France goes up


March 27th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) Jobless rate in France inched up by 0.2 percent in February for the 10th successive month, as tepid economic growth slowed job creation in the eurozone ... Read more...

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France observes minute of silence for shooting victims


March 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS) All French schools Tuesday observed a minute of silence in memory of three children and a teacher killed outside a Jewish school in the southwestern French ... Read more...

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France launches manhunt for killer


March 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French authorities have launched a large-scale manhunt for a gunman who shot dead three children and a rabbi at a Jewish school in Toulouse Monday.The ... Read more...

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Four die in shooting outside school in France (Second Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 19 (IANS) Three children and an adult were shot dead Monday when a gunman went on a killing spree outside a Jewish school in the southwestern French city ... Read more...

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28 Belgians die in Swiss bus accident (Evening Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) At least 28 Belgians, including 22 children, were killed in a horrific accident inside a tunnel in Switzerland, police said Wednesday. Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls for Schengen reform


March 12th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 12 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Sunday said that Europe's border-free Schengen agreement should be rethought and re-founded.Sarkozy was addressing some 60,000 supporters in a reelection campaign in ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to quit politics if he loses election


March 9th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 9 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said he will abandon his political career if he fails to win a second mandate as president in the upcoming elections.France ... Read more...

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Sarkozy says he will trim migrants quota


March 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said if re-elected, he would cut immigration flow to half. "Our system of integration is working more and more badly, because ... Read more...

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Wounded British, French journalists taken out of Syria


February 28th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) British photographer Paul Conroy and French reporter Edith Bouvier, wounded in an attack in Syria that killed two other journalists last week, have been smuggled ... Read more...

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Sarkozy congratulates ‘The Artist’ team


February 28th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has congratulated the team of black and white silent film "The Artist" for winning five Oscars."It is a tremendous success for ... Read more...

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Sarkozy to run for second presidential term


February 16th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced his plans to run in the forthcoming presidential election for a second term in the office.The 57-year-old president told ... Read more...

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US to end Afghan combat operations in 2013


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) The US hopes to end its combat mission in Afghanistan by the middle of next year, Defence Secretary Leon Panetta said Thursday.He was speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Sarkozy promises technology transfer in fighter jet deal


January 31st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said the multi-billion dollar deal for Dassault Aviation to supply advanced combat jets to Indian Air Force (IAF) will come ... Read more...

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France’s Dassault wins India’s $10.4bn warplane deal (Intro Roundup)


January 31st, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) In a defence deal that is India's -- and amongst the world's -- largest, France's Dassault has won a $10.4 billion (Rs.52,000 crore) order ... Read more...

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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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Financial crisis subsides: Sarkozy


January 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Sunday that the spiralling financial crisis had subsided as efforts to restore stability in the Eurozone had borne fruit."Today, with caution, ... Read more...

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France suspends operations in Afghanistan after Afghan soldier kills 4 troops


January 21st, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS/KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday partly suspended French operations in Afghanistan after four of its service members were shot dead by a rogue Afghan soldier. Sarkozy is ... Read more...

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France halts military training in Afghanistan


January 21st, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France is putting on hold combat support operations and training programmes for Afghan troops after an Afghan soldier killed four French servicemen, French President ... Read more...

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Time running out for Iran: France


January 21st, 2012 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Nicolas Sarkozy has urged "more decisive" sanctions against Iran over its nuclear programme but warned that time was running out to avoid military ... Read more...

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Spanish king confers highest honour on Sarkozy


January 17th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain's King Juan Carlos has conferred the Order of the Golden Fleece on French President Nicolas Sarkozy, and praised him for his efforts against terrorist group ... Read more...

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Sarkozy set to meet Spanish PM after S&P; downgrade


January 16th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 16 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy will visit Spain and meet Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Monday, according to Spanish government.Sarkozy is the first foreign leader to visit ... Read more...

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France calls for stronger sanctions against Iran


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 3 (IANS/AKI) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe Tuesday accused Iran of developing nuclear weapons and called for stronger sanctions against the country.He said the European Union should ... Read more...

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US stocks rise higher on European hopes


December 6th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 5 (IANS) US stocks rallied in early trading Monday as investors were expecting European leaders to take decisive measures to tackle the contagious debt problems, Xinhua reported.French ... Read more...

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Sarkozy calls for Schengen reform in Europe


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 2 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday that the passport-free Schengen agreement should be re-thought and re-founded.Sarkozy made the remarks while delivering a speech on Europe and ... Read more...

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G20 leaders agree to consolidate IMF


November 5th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 5 (IANS) The Group of Twenty (G20) leaders have agreed to strengthen the resources of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday at the ... Read more...

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