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Posted on 3 March 2018 | 4:33 pm
Jacques Chirac est-il riche ? - Planet
PlanetJacques Chirac est-il riche ?PlanetDe fait, si Jacques Chirac a pris ses quartiers au rez-de-chaussée d'un l'hôtel particulier situé dans la très chic rue de Tournon à Paris (lequel hôtel particulier lui est gracieusement prêté par le milliardaire François Pinault), il dispose toujours ...
Posted on 3 March 2018 | 2:45 am
Trump the deal-maker and the Middle East -
Al-ArabiyaTrump the deal-maker and the Middle EastAl-ArabiyaAmong the pretenders were French President Jacques Chirac, British Premier Tony Blair and, in a different register, the Norwegian government. In 2005 even Angela Merkel, just named Chancellor of Germany, toyed with the idea of playing Mideast deal ...
Posted on 3 March 2018 | 2:06 am
Emmanuel Macron faces Thatcher moment in
The TimesEmmanuel Macron faces Thatcher moment in rail union showdownThe TimesNo French president has taken on the country's powerful railway unions since Jacques Chirac was forced by strikes in 1995 to abandon the attempt. Despite an 11 per cent slide in his approval ratings, President Macron has judged the time ripe for a ...
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 5:06 pm
Blair to Brussels: Swallow your pride to
POLITICO.euBlair to Brussels: Swallow your pride to stop BrexitPOLITICO.euBut he admitted to some difficult moments with the EU. If you're ever frustrated at Brexit debates or a long work meeting, be thankful you're not at an all-night summit with Jacques Chirac in the chair. “My worst moment [at a summit] was, I think, in ...and more »
Posted on 2 March 2018 | 3:40 am
How France's Le Pen Family Feud Is Manna
France’s right wing leader Marine Le Pen hopes to remake the National Front’s extremist image. And she might just succeed — by using her infamous father as a fall guy. Click here for the rest of the article...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 2:10 am
Jean-Marie Le Pen, France's far-right
He labels gas chambers a "detail of history", believes Nazi occupation of France was not all bad, wants to join with Russia to save the "white world" and says he understands why some fight democracy. Jean-Marie Le Pen, a former paratrooper whose inflammatory speeches has made him the figurehead of France's far right for more than four decades, has not once veered away from the role he loves best ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 12:00 pm
The genesis of a family feud at the top of
The father and daughter duo at the head of France's far-right National Front party may well truly be a thing of the past. The Le Pen family drama hasâ€¦
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 11:08 am
Franco-German couple publish memoirs of
France's most famous Nazi hunters, Serge Klarsfeld and his German wife Beate, this week launched their "Memoirs" about their decades spent tracking down Hitler's henchmen and dragging them out of hiding into the public glare. The book, published in France to a flurry of media attention, recounts how Klarsfeld, a Jew born in 1935 in Bucharest, escaped the Holocaust after his family moved to ...
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:30 pm
Diverse Sichuan cuisine gains worldwide
"I wish time to pass slowly so that I can enjoy more of the food and culture here in Chengdu," says Raymond Greene, the new US consul general in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan province. Greene says he fell in love with the spicy local food as soon as he took office in Chengdu in September. "One of the greatest pleasures of living in Chengdu is the cuisine. In my opinion, it is the best in China ...
Posted on 19 March 2015 | 11:26 pm
Unveiling in Paris of Commemorative Plaque
The Mohammed V Square, bordering the Arab World Institute headquarters, was inaugurated by HM King Mohammed VI and former French president Jacques Chirac on December 20, 2002.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 5:20 am
Francois Hollande Fast Facts
Timeline: 1979 - Joins Socialist Party. 1981 - Aide to Socialist president Francois Mitterrand. 1981 - Is defeated by Jacques Chirac for French parliamentary seat. 1983-1984 - Member of staff for French Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy. 1983-1989 - Member of ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:49 am
Get Jean-Marie: why is the French far right
While Le Pen’s accession to the second round of the presidential elections in 2002, where he decisively lost against Jacques Chirac, was met with general dismay, political analysts are already predicting a strong show by the FN in the 2017 presidential ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 7:22 pm
Are Republicans For Freedom Or White
In the 2002 French presidential election, fascist-style populist Jean-Marie Le Pen came in second in the first round of voting, meaning the French electorate had to choose between him and Jacques Chirac, a statist-right bureaucrat who never saw an ...
Posted on 22 August 2015 | 2:57 am
France's Le Pen faces exclusion from his
That seemed to mark the high-water mark of his party's chauvinistic appeal, however, as a stunned France responded with days of anti-racism rallies that helped his unloved centre-right rival Jacques Chirac back into office. Le Pen can still count on ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 6:00 am
France's Jacques Chirac convicted of
As French president, Jacques Chirac was called all sorts of names, not the least for his vociferous opposition to the U.S.-led war in Iraq. Now, he has a moniker that will stick: Convicted criminal.
Posted on 15 December 2011 | 1:46 am
Assistant says former Czech president and anti-communist hero Vaclav Havel has died at age 75.
Posted on 12 December 2011 | 9:29 am
Paris prosecutor drops probe into cash from
The Paris prosecutor's office has dropped a preliminary investigation into a lawyer's claims that he arranged the handover of suitcases of cash from African leaders for then-French President Jacques Chirac, an official with the prosecutor's of
Posted on 16 November 2011 | 11:34 am
Ex-French president Chirac lawyers urge
Jacques Chirac's attorneys pleaded for an acquittal Friday in the alleged corruption trial against the former French president — the first of an ex-head of state here since World War II — arguing that judges "cannot sully Jacques Chirac ... withou
Posted on 20 September 2011 | 9:41 am
French prosecutor to probe claim of cash to
A judicial official says the Paris prosecutor's office is opening a preliminary investigation into the claims of a French lawyer that former President Jacques Chirac received suitcases of cash from African leaders when he was in office.
Posted on 13 September 2011 | 11:40 am
Resolved Question: Why did Jacques Chirac
consider saddam a friend of close bonds he
seems not even the usa would say that
heres the quote
Vous êtes mon ami personnel. Vous êtes assuré de mon estime, de ma considération et de mon affection.
Translation: You are my personal friend. Let me assure you of my esteem, consideration and bond.
Posted on 3 January 2013 | 6:34 am
Resolved Question: What did Jacques Chirac
what changes he made? and what he did while in office?
how popular and what kind of person in general he was? his personality etc?
Posted on 16 April 2012 | 12:24 pm
Resolved Question: What do you think about
He's currently pretty popular in France. I think he took some good decisions when he was president of France (opposition to the Iraq war, recognition of the french state's role in the Holocaust...).
Posted on 4 September 2011 | 10:34 pm
Resolved Question: How would you explain the
By Jacques Chirac
Posted on 8 March 2010 | 11:39 am
Resolved Question: Did Jacques Chirac
They both sent troops as well as Britain and America and Chirac was unhappy about Britain and America sending troops to Iraq. Also, did Italy and Spain count as occupying forces before they both withdrew. One last question, why did Spain and Italy send a contribution of troops?
Posted on 1 November 2009 | 9:49 am