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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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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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Paintings by Picasso and Matisse stolen from the Paris Museum of Modern Art


May 20th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The art industry suffered a major loss when a thief stole major paintings from the Paris Museum of Modern Art. The daring robbery happened on Thursday in ... 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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Churchill statue in Paris desecrated


August 20th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Aug.20 (ANI): French anti-war campaigners have desecrated a statue of former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill on the anniversary of Paris's liberation from Nazi rule. The red paint attack on the ... Read more...

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Paris parking space auctioned for $654,000


June 23rd, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 23 (DPA) An anonymous car owner in Paris, apparently fed up with looking for a place to park his car, has purchased a parking space in the heart of the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s French ‘honor’ nothing more than political stunt: Chinese experts


June 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 9 (ANI): Chinese experts have termed Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe's meeting with the Dalai Lama to award him an honorary citizenship of the French capital as "a full political stunt."China ... Read more...

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Paris awards Dalai Lama honorary citizenship


June 8th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 8 (DPA) Paris Mayor Bertrand Delanoe conferred the city's honorary citizenship on the Dalai Lama Sunday, despite Chinese protests that the award was an interference in Chinese domestic political affairs. To ... Read more...

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Paris to confer Dalai Lama with honorary citizenship


May 26th, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 26 (DPA) Paris will host the Dalai Lama June 7 for a ceremony in which Mayor Bertrand Delanoe will confer on Tibet's exiled spiritual leader honorary citizenship of the French ... Read more...

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Paris” life models parade in the nude to demand respect, better pay


December 16th, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): A huge number of models in Paris, who pose in the buff and perform as muses for artists, took to the streets in a nude march on ... Read more...

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