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India, France broaden arts cooperation

January 31st, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India and France will broaden their cultural cooperation in the coming weeks with a two-year bilateral cultural exchange programme from 2012-2014, the culture ministry said ... 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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Paris authorities face flak over ban on ‘raunchy’ exhibition for teens

October 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Paris was known to be the home of artistic liberation, but it is not the case anymore-teenagers in the city were banned from a photographic exhibition about teen ... Read more...

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Chirac could face 10-yr prison term if convicted for embezzlement

September 22nd, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Sept 22 (ANI): Jacques Chirac, the former French President, would reportedly stand trial over embezzlement charges in a Paris court early next year.Chirac, who would be the first modern French leader ... Read more...

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Jane Fonda gets Parisian honour

June 12th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Actress Jane Fonda has been honoured with the Grand Medal of Paris by the mayor of Paris Bertand Delanoe for her contribution to the city's art and ... 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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Chinese groups oppose Paris mayor’s plan to honor Dalai Lama

June 3rd, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 3 (ANI): A number of Chinese groups based in France have registered their protest against Paris mayor's plan to honor the Dalai Lama.Chen Shengwu, chairman of the Chinese Immigrants and ... Read more...

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Rachida Dati plots political comeback with Paris mayoral run

March 15th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): French Justice Minister Rachida Dati, who made a lightning return to work just days after giving birth, only to lose her job, has launched a political comeback.The ... 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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Dalai Lama set to become honorary citizen of Paris

April 16th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Apr.16 (ANI): The mayor of Paris, Bertrand Delanou, on Wednesday said that he would ask the city council to make the Dalai Lama an honorary citizen of the city. The ... Read more...

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Opposition poised to whip Sarkozy in local polls

March 10th, 2008 - 3:28 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, March 10 (DPA) Following Sunday's first round of French municipal elections, the opposition Socialists were poised to score a significant victory in next week's second round and hand President Nicolas Sarkozy ... Read more...

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