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Man held at Delhi airport for travelling on fake passport


May 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A man hailing from Tamil Nadu, who had travelled to Paris in 2009 on a fake French passport, was arrested on his arrival at ... 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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Toulouse killer’s father to sue France for son’s death


March 27th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) The father of Mohammed Merah, who claimed responsibility for killing seven people before he was shot dead by police after a 30-hour siege, said he intends ... Read more...

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French killer said he posted murder videos on web


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 23 (IANS) Mohammed Merah, the main suspect in the Toulouse and Montauban shootings who was killed during a police operation on Thursday in Toulouse, said shortly before his ... Read more...

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French gunman killed after 30-hour siege (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 22 (IANS) A gunman suspected of shooting dead seven people in France was killed Thursday after police stormed into his aparment to end a 30-hour siege.Interior Minister Claude ... Read more...

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French shooting suspect killed


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 22 (IANS) A man suspected of shooting dead seven people in southern France was killed by police Thursday, Xinhua reported.Heavy gunfire was heard at the apartment building where ... Read more...

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French killings arrest denied (Second Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) French Interior Minister Claude Gueant Wednesday denied that a suspect involved in the shooting deaths of several people has been arrested, Xinhua reported.The attacker allegedly shot ... Read more...

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French shooting suspect held (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) A man suspected of carrying out a series of deadly shootings in France, including an attack on a Jewish school, has been arrested after a siege ... Read more...

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Cops surround French shootings’ suspect


March 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) The police have surrounded the hideout of the main suspect in the series of deadly shootings in Toulouse and nearby Montauban, officials said Wednesday.The 24-year-old male ... 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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France names presidential candidates


March 20th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS) France Monday released a list of candidates for the presidential elections to be held April 22.French Constitutional Council President Jean Louis Debre released the list, Xinhua ... 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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Three killed in French school shooting (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 19 (IANS) Three people, including two students, were killed and two injured Monday when a gunman went on a shooting spree outside a Jewish school in the southwestern ... Read more...

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Sharjah ruler gets honorary doctorate


March 18th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Paris ... Read more...

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Asteroid to whiz past earth


March 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 18 (IANS) A newly-discovered asteroid, roughly the size of a soccer field, is going to whiz past our planet at just 24,000 km, a mere whisker in cosmic ... Read more...

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Kids do better when told failure is ‘normal’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 13 (IANS) Children do better at school and feel more upbeat if they are told that failure is a just a part of learning, rather than being pressurised ... 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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Kanye West bans press from fashion show


March 11th, 2012 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 11 (IANS) Rapper-cum-fashion designer Kanye West banned journalists from his Paris Fashion Week show because he was worried about his designs being slated.Initially the 34-year-old decided to ... 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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French PM congratulates Putin


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon Tuesday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.In a telephone conversation, Fillon thanked Putin for Russia's efforts ... Read more...

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Unesco calls for girls access to primary education


March 6th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Launching its global atlas of gender equality, Unesco Tuesday called for action on further increasing enrolment of girls in primary education across the world.The atlas was ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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Hungry people are fixated on food


March 6th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) Hungry people seem to be fixated on food, seeing food-related words more clearly than people who have just eaten, says a new research.Psychologists have known for ... Read more...

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French nuclear group sells stake in Canadian mining project


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 3 (IANS) French leading nuclear company Areva has announced the signing of an agreement to sell its 27.94 percent stake in the Millennium uranium mining project in Canada ... Read more...

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French warplanes destroy Gaddafi’s command centre


March 29th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French military planes have destroyed the command centre of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi, spokesman for the French Armed forces Thierry Burkhard said Monday.NATO took over ... Read more...

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French warplanes destroy several Libyan aircraft


March 27th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 27 (IANS) French warplanes involved in the coalition operation from Friday to Saturday have destroyed several fighter jets and helicopters belonging to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's force, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Qatar fighters patrol Libyan air space


March 26th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Qatari Mirage interceptor fighters participated Friday in the UN mission to enforce a no-fly zone over Libya, the French defence ministry said.Along with ... Read more...

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Libya mission to last weeks, not months: France


March 24th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 24 (IANS/AKI) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said Thursday that the international military action against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may last weeks, but will not turn into a ... Read more...

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Spain sends out fighter jets to intervene in Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has said Spain will take part in establishing a no-fly zone in Libya with four F-18 fighter jets that ... Read more...

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Qatar to join foreign air raids on Libya


March 21st, 2011 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 21 (IANS) Qatar has decided to participate in the military offensive by international forces against Libya, a French defence ministry spokesman said.Speaking at a press conference Sunday, Laurent ... Read more...

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French aircraft carrier leaves for Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS) The French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle left Toulon port in southern France Sunday noon to join military operations against Libya, Xinhua quoted a media report ... Read more...

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Paris meeting approves military action against Libya


March 20th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS) At an emergency meeting here Saturday leaders from the Western and some Arab countries decided to carry out "all necessary measures, including military" to enforce ... Read more...

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