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 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 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 - 20 hours ago]
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 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Opinion: Le Pen has reason for glee in France

What's going on with France's political class? There's the Socialist President Francois Hollande, whose approval numbers are in the gutter because he does nothing for fear of hurting anyone. Now, his conservative predecessor and possible future opponent, ... [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

What do the French really think of the Germans?

Forget Hollande vs Merkel in Brussels, the most eagerly-awaited Franco-German clash of modern times will take place in Rio di Janeiro on Friday. So it's a good time to find out what the French, from writers and politicians to the general public really ... [Published The Local France - Jul 03 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 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

The decision came after Sarkozy was questioned for 15 hours, marking the first time a French ex-head of state had been taken into custody in a criminal investigation.The right-wing leader had been detained at a police station in a Paris suburb over a ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 02 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]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

no third term

Culture Chirac’s Au revoirBy 12/03/2007President Jacques Chirac announced Sunday that he will not be seeking re-election on 22 nd April.Mr Chirac who has been in power since 1995 and who is now 74, made his entrance into the French political arena 45 ... [Published France in London - Jun 29 2014]

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The Ukraine Crisis and the Resumption of Great-... [Published Carnegie Endowment - 9 hours ago]
Fort de Bregancon: Holiday home of French presi... [Published Mail Online UK - 12 hours ago]
Hollande the Hawk? An Unlikely Ally Emerges [Published Hudson Institute - 14 hours ago]
Corruption charges could mean curtains for ‘Mon... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 20 hours ago]
Sarkozy down but not out [Published Crikey Media - Jul 08 2014]
French prosecutors go big game hunting: Sarkozy... [Published CKWS Kingston News - Jul 07 2014]
#dnaEdit: French finesse [Published DNA India - Jul 07 2014]
Chengdu in spotlight [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 06 2014]
: French weekly magazines review 6 July 2014 [Published Radio France Internationale - Jul 06 2014]
A polarising figure [Published Gulf Daily News - Jul 06 2014]
Opinion: Le Pen has reason for glee in France [Published Deutsche Welle - Jul 06 2014]
Dangerous Times: Obama the Betrayer [Published American Thinker - Jul 05 2014]
You're nicked, Sarkozy [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Jul 03 2014]
What do the French really think of the Germans? [Published The Local France - Jul 03 2014]
Nicholas Sarkozy may recover from his latest sc... [Published New Statesman - Jul 03 2014]
Sarkozy: Victim of witch-hunt? [Published Al Jazeera - Jul 03 2014]
Government Denies Meddling in Sarkozy Corruptio... [Published Naharnet - Jul 03 2014]
Sarkozy put under investigation [Published Frontier Post - Jul 03 2014]
Nicolas Sarkozy faces ten years amid lurid clai... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 03 2014]
Is Nicholas Sarkozy facing his Waterloo? [Published Channel 4 - Jul 02 2014]
Nicolas Sarkozy: I am victim of a 'grotesque' w... [Published Telegraph - Jul 02 2014]
Sarkozy: 'I have never committed any crime' [Published The Local France - Jul 02 2014]
Bouygues Telecom Caught Between A Rock And A Ha... [Published Forbes.com - Jul 02 2014]
France: Chasing Sarko [Published Cafebabel - Jul 02 2014]
French Ex-President Investigated in Corruption ... [Published VOA News - Jul 02 2014]
France Needs Cleaner Leaders [Published Bloomberg View - Jul 02 2014]
Sarkozy comeback dream torpedoed by corruption ... [Published Expatica France - Jul 02 2014]
Former French president Sarkozy charged with co... [Published Dunya News - Jul 02 2014]
Blog Summary [Published Open Europe - Jul 02 2014]
Nicolas Sarkozy 'charged' with corruption [Published The Week UK - Jul 02 2014]
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Corruption charges could mean curtains for ‘Mon... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 20 hours ago]
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]
NASA Is Building a Tiny Mothership to Explore Distant Lunar Oceans http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/06/nasa-i.….ns/373020/ Bio-printing transplantable tissues and organs is now a step closer http://www.kurzweilai.net/bio-printing-transplantable-tissue.….tep-closer ...
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, ...
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Held fo... [Published The China Blog - 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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Dr. Rongxiang Xu Receives the Prestigious Scrol... [Published PR Newswire - Oct 31 2013]
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