Jacques Chirac

 
Sarkozy 'arrested over campaign financing'
Sarkozy 'arrested over campaign financing'
French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody Tuesday and questioned over allegations that late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi...
French presidents 'tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe'
French presidents 'tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe'
After delivering testimony on Monday that implicated two former French presidents and South African leaders in the arms deal, attorney Ajay...
Assange: Time for legal action against US snooping
Assange: Time for legal action against US snooping
Speaking on TF1, anti-secrecy campaigner and Wikileaks founder Julian Assange urged France to go further than Germany: by launching a "parliamentary inquiry" into the foreign surveillance activities and refering "the matter to the prosecutor-general for prosecution"....
France's Chirac guilty of graft but escapes jail time
France's Chirac guilty of graft but escapes jail time
Popular former French president Jacques Chirac was convicted of graft on Thursday but escaped jail, receiving a suspended two year sentence for...
France says EADS deal reflects better US ties
France says EADS deal reflects better US ties
Europe's European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) won its share of a huge contract to build aerial tankers for the United States thanks...
Bush, Sarkozy find common ground against Iran
Bush, Sarkozy find common ground against Iran
The United States and French presidents forged a common front against Iran's nuclear ambitions on Wednesday, signalling a further warming of...
Prospect of French Nato return tilts power balance
Prospect of French Nato return tilts power balance
The prospect of France returning to Nato's military command after more than four decades of estrangement is tilting the balance of transatlantic...
France's last World War I veteran dies at 110
France's last World War I veteran dies at 110
France's last surviving veteran of World War I, an Italian immigrant who fought in the trenches with the Foreign Legion, has died at the age of...
French chef embraces English 'le fish and chips'
French chef embraces English 'le fish and chips'
"Le fish and chips" in a top French restaurant? Pourquoi pas?
France's Chirac targeted in corruption probe
France's Chirac targeted in corruption probe
A French judge has placed former president Jacques Chirac under formal investigation for embezzlement of public funds during his time as mayor of...
France hit by transport chaos
France hit by transport chaos
France was plunged into travel chaos for the second time in a month on Wednesday as striking railway unions staged a show of strength against the...
Sarkozy urged to press Chad on missing politicians
Sarkozy urged to press Chad on missing politicians
French President Nicolas Sarkozy travelled to Chad on Wednesday as rights groups urged France not to "cover up" for President Idriss Déby...

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