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Swedish striker Ibrahimovic joins Paris Saint-Germain


July 18th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 18 (IANS) French top league club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) has reportedly signed Italy-based striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the second main face recruited after the Brazilian defender Thiago Silva.Citing Leonardo, ... 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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Beckham likely to sign with Paris Saint-Germain


December 21st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 21 (IANS) Veteran British midfielder David Beckham will soon join French top league soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) for 18 months, a local daily reported Wednesday."After many ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy expecting twins in autumn?


May 4th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 04 (ANI): A French magazine has claimed that France First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is expecting twins in the autumn.Voici, a Paris weekly magazine with excellent contacts in the fashion world, ... Read more...

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Tony Parker is playing basketball to deal with split from Longoria


January 14th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 14 (ANI): Tony Parker has revealed that he is playing basketball to help him cope with his split from Eva Longoria."The most important thing is to stay strong mentally, ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni voted France’s most irritating celebrity


December 30th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): French First Lady Carla Bruni has been voted the country's most irritating celebrity in a new poll.The 43-year-old topped the list of media personalities that most got on ... Read more...

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Claude Makelele files legal complaint after dispute with ex


October 8th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Former Chelsea football star Claude Makelele and his former girlfriend have filed legal complaints against each other after the two had a violent altercation at his home near ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones mulling 50th anniversary world tour


September 8th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): The Rolling Stones are apparently planning to stage a 50th anniversary tour in 2011.Drummer Charlie Watts revealed that the supergroup can no longer afford to make distant plans, ... Read more...

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Rolling Stones considering 50th anniversary tour


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 3 (DPA) Charlie Watts, the drummer for the legendary rock group The Rolling Stones, told a French newspaper that the group was considering going on tour in 2012 to celebrate ... Read more...

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Now, a film on Sarkozy’s political career


August 20th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 20 (DPA) Work has begun on a new film about the political career of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the newspaper Le Parisien reported Friday. "The Conquest", starring Denis Podalydes in the ... Read more...

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First-ever total face transplant carried out in France


July 8th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 8 (DPA) A French surgeon has carried out the world's first-ever successful transplant of an entire face, the daily Le Parisien reported Thursday. The 12-hour procedure was performed June 26 and ... Read more...

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Advertisment mocks short Sarkozy


April 28th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) "Be like Madame Bruni, take a small French model", says an advertisement that mocks President Nicolas Sarkozy's short stature and has caused a stir in France. Sixt, ... Read more...

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My first sexual experience was at 11: Sarkozy’s father


March 28th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London/Paris, March 28 (IANS) Pal Sarkozy, father of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, has admitted in a new book that he had his first sexual experience with his nanny when he was 11. Pal, ... Read more...

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‘French soldiers used as nuclear guinea pigs’


February 16th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 16 (DPA) The French military used soldiers to test the effects of nuclear radiation on humans during an atom bomb test in the 1960s, the daily Le Parisien reported Tuesday, ... Read more...

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After bail, Polanski to head to luxury Swiss ski resort


November 27th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 27 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Roman Polanski will spend his house arrest at a luxury Swiss ski resort, with officials insisting his imminent release from jail will be handled quickly ... Read more...

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Families of French soldiers killed in Afghanistan to sue officers


October 29th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 29 (DPA) The families of two of nine French soldiers killed last year in an ambush in Afghanistan are suing their commanding officers for reckless endangerment, the daily Le ... Read more...

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France probes 17 charities over fraud allegations: Report


October 14th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (DPA) The Paris public prosecutor's office has opened a judicial inquiry into 17 charities, including several organisations raising funds to fight cancer, on suspicion of fraud and breach of ... Read more...

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Thierry Henry slams France coach Domenech


September 8th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 8 (DPA) As 1998 World Cup champs France struggle to qualify for the 2010 World Cup football finals, team captain Thierry Henry has strongly criticised the competence of ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni to act in Woody Allen’s next


September 4th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) French first lady Carla Bruni has reportedly accepted filmmaker Woody Allen's offer to star in his next movie. Allen visited Paris back in June this year and announced ... Read more...

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Recession bites Paris cabaret venues


March 8th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): Recession has entered Paris'' most famous cabaret venues too.The Bobin''O in Montparnasse, which opened in 1873 and whose stage has been the launch pad for many stars, ... Read more...

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French Justice Minister Rachida Dati plans to rebuild career as Paris Mayor


February 13th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 13 (ANI): French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is reportedly planning to run for Paris Mayor to rebuild her brief political career, despite the fact that there is no vacancy ... Read more...

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Sarkozy couple reach new heights, as stars of comic books


January 16th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 16 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni became stars of France's comic book scene last year.The cover of the recently published book, "Carla and Carlito", depicts ... Read more...

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Sarkozy sues former spy chief for slander


October 17th, 2008 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 17 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy is suing the former head of France's domestic spy service RG for slander, French media reported Friday.In the lawsuit, Sarkozy's attorney Thierry Herzog charged ... Read more...

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Give Russia one last chance, says Georgian ambassador


September 1st, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 1 (DPA) As the European Union (EU) prepared to hold an emergency summit on the Caucasus crisis Monday, Georgia's envoy to France called for Russia to be given a "last ... Read more...

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France to inspect all nuclear power plants


July 17th, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Paris, July 17 (DPA) Ten days after the leak of radioactive uranium from a nuclear power plant in southern France, Environment Minister Jean-Louis Borloo has said he wants all the reactors of ... Read more...

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Reforms will continue: French President


March 6th, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, March 6 (DPA) In comments published three days before municipal elections that could punish his party, French President Nicolas Sarkozy admitted that he had made mistakes, but declared that he would ... Read more...

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