Jacques Chirac

Type: Person
Name: Jacques Chirac
Title: Former President
Organization: France
Date of Birth: 29/11/1932
Nationality: France
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jacques Chirac
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Reconciliation or récupération? Indigenous soldiers in WWI

In recent years, the service of troops from France's then-colonies in both world wars has been the object of sustained presidential attention. EPA/Philippe WojazerIn vogue among the political left during the events in Paris in May 1968, the French term ... [Published Conversation AU - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

French food-lovers crave British cuisine

They once mocked our culinary talents but now one in three French tourists are buying British food and drink to take home with them, according to a VisitBritain report British food used to be the butt of jokes across the Channel and former French President, ... [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

dominique strauss kahn

Dominique Strauss KahnEconomy/Politics Strauss Kahn's case : media, personal life and politicsBy Joffre Agnes20/10/2008"L'Affaire DSK"Last week Dominique Strauss Kahn (DSK) seemed to be on top of the world: he was high in the French polls and got the ... [Published France in London - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Levon Ter-Petrosyan says precondition was laid down before Armenia

Armenia’s first President Levon Ter-Petrosyan has given an interview to ilur.am website.How would you explain Armenia’s apparent passivity amid Azerbaijan’s intensifying provocations along the Line of Contact between the armed forces of Karabakh and Azerbaijan, ... [Published A1 Plus News - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Corruption charges could mean curtains for ‘Monsieur Bling-Bling’

Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: It’s almost a tradition with French presidents — they are caught up in corruption scandals after they leave the Elysée. So it was seemingly ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

Sarkozy down but not out

Nicolas Sarkozy, under investigation for corruption, could still play a vital role in the next French presidential election.I’m in Crikey today on the troubles of former president Nicolas Sarkozy and what they might mean for French politics. I note the ... [Published Crikey Media - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

French prosecutors go big game hunting: Sarkozy, DSK, the list is long

The pursuit of senators by the Mounties has shocked, startled or simply amused Canadians in recent months. But in the big game stakes of world politics, this is no more than squirrel shooting.In Europe, hunting politicians — the bigger the better — by ... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Chengdu in spotlight

With its rapid development and huge potential, southwestern China has been an important stop for many world leaders. Chengdu has had the honor of receiving many foreign leaders and dignitaries over the past decade.• Jacques ChiracThen-French president ... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

A polarising figure

Bahrain's French community must be mildly amused at the antics of former president Sarkozy.In most countries, politicians with prosecutors on their tails lose favour with voters. But before writing off Nicolas Sarkozy's chances of a comeback, it is worth ... [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 3 reports

Nicolas Sarkozy faces ten years amid lurid claims he took millions from Gaddafi

| Updated: 18:23 EST, 2 July 2014As he was driven away from police cells in a black saloon with tinted windows yesterday, the diminutive, unkempt passenger in the back seat could have been mistaken for a Parisian pimp arrested for hustling on the Ch ... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 7 reports

Sarkozy detained in corruption probe

:27:09 A A- A+ Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained and questioned by police on Tuesday as part of an influence-peddling investigation, prosecutors said, an unprecedented measure for any probe involving a former French president. Sarkozy ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 11 reports

Sarkozy detained in French...

PARIS, July 1 - Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday became the first former French president to be placed in custody for questioning in a criminal investigation.The right-wing leader was detained at a police station in a Paris suburb in connection with a suspected ... [Published Tuoitrenews.vn - Jul 01 2014]

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...report British food used to be the butt of jokes across the Channel and former French President, Jacques Chirac, reportedly even once remarked that "one cannot trust people whose cuisine is so bad"

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French Christian Decency and Hamas Evil [Published American Thinker - 1 hour ago]
Reconciliation or récupération? Indigenous sold... [Published Conversation AU - 11 hours ago]
From WWI to ‘WWW’: Putin Next Door – Analysis [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 29 2014]
'We can't manufacture utopia!' [Published WorldNetDaily - Jul 27 2014]
French food-lovers crave British cuisine [Published Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
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Parky at the Pictures (DVD 24/7/2014) [Published Oxford Times - Jul 25 2014]
Europe feels American cholera at doorstep [Published Pravda - Jul 24 2014]
The 150 most powerful people in the South West [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 22 2014]
An evening with the world's most elite dining club [Published Telegraph - Jul 22 2014]
Levon Ter-Petrosyan says precondition was laid ... [Published A1 Plus News - Jul 21 2014]
French prime minister: Behind hatred of Israel ... [Published Jerusalem Post - Jul 21 2014]
Aids deaths tumble but rising resistance to HIV... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 18 2014]
Ivorian musician among François Hollande’s dele... [Published StarAfrica.com - Jul 18 2014]
In pursuit of sleaze [Published Times of Malta - Jul 17 2014]
Five notes on tunnels, re-occupation and other ... [Published The Times Of Israel - Jul 16 2014]
The Last Peacemaker [Published Philadelphia Trumpet - Jul 15 2014]
FRANCE: Hollande optimistic despite French Bast... [Published Radio France Internationale - Jul 14 2014]
Path to city well worn [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 14 2014]
Delivering a taste of France to the North-East [Published Northern Echo - Jul 14 2014]
On this day: US admitted existence of ‘Area 51’ [Published The Scotsman - Jul 14 2014]
: French weekly magazines review 13 July 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Jul 13 2014]
President Bling and the scandals that won't go ... [Published Irish Independent - Jul 13 2014]
Wynn Las Vegas Welcomes Popeye by Renowned Arti... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 11 2014]
French spectacle makers see red over François H... [Published Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
Here’s Where Bush’s Fight Against Terrorism Wen... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
Act fast to save our country [Published Kuwait Times - Jul 10 2014]
The Ukraine Crisis and the Resumption of Great-... [Published Carnegie Endowment - Jul 09 2014]
Fort de Bregancon: Holiday home of French presi... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 09 2014]
Hollande the Hawk? An Unlikely Ally Emerges [Published Hudson Institute - Jul 09 2014]
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Here’s Where Bush’s Fight Against Terrorism Wen... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Jul 10 2014]
Anadolu Agency/Getty Images President George W. Bush’s verbal missteps were legendary. Take, for example, his  September 2006 interview with Katie Couric on CBS News, in which he said, “one of the hardest parts of my job is to connect Iraq to the ...
Corruption charges could mean curtains for ‘Mon... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Jul 09 2014]
Full Comment’s Araminta Wordsworth brings you a daily round-up of quality punditry from across the globe.  Today: It’s almost a tradition with French presidents — they are caught up in corruption scandals after they leave the Elysée. So it was seemingly ...
White Swan Book Update [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 02 2014]
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Nicolas Sarkozy the first former French preside... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 01 2014]
PARIS — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody Tuesday, apparently under questioning in an investigation linked to allegations that he took $50-million in illegal campaign funds from Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi. But will the shocking ...
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Held fo... [Published TIME.com - Jul 01 2014]
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained in Nanterre, a suburb of Paris, for alleged corruption. The 59-year-old turned himself in for questioning on Tuesday — the day after investigators held Patrick Sassoust and Gilbert Azibert, ...
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