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France bids farewell to ex-president Jacques Chirac; many world leaders attend memorial service in Paris
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France bids farewell to ex-president Jacques Chirac; many world leaders attend memorial service in Paris

Chirac's death on Thursday aged 86 prompted a flood of tributes to a man whose high-profile political career spanned three decades

Ex-French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86; 'Le Bulldozer' stood up to US, was first leader to acknowledge France's role in Holocaust
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Ex-French president Jacques Chirac dies at 86; 'Le Bulldozer' stood up to US, was first leader to acknowledge France's role in Holocaust

Jacques Chirac's son-in-law Frederic Salat-Baroux said that the former French president died 'peacefully, among his loved ones'

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have to appear in court in the coming months.

Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 2012 campaign financing
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Nicolas Sarkozy to face trial over 2012 campaign financing

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial over the allegedly fraudulent financing of his doomed 2012 bid for re-election, a legal source said on Tuesday.

France's former president Jacques Chirac hospitalised for lung infection
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France's former president Jacques Chirac hospitalised for lung infection

Chirac, who served two terms as head of state, is probably best remembered internationally for his opposition to the US military intervention in Iraq in 2003

For some, the World Cup is a unifying force like no other
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For some, the World Cup is a unifying force like no other

World Cups bring to nations a unifying effect that few other events can match. And it is the same with Brazil 2014.

PM raises turban ban issue with French Prez
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PM raises turban ban issue with French Prez

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has conveyed Indian "sensitivities" regarding the ban on wearing turban in France to French President Francois Hollande, who has assured him that he would ask the authorities concerned to engage with the Sikh diaspora.

Hollande leads 'President Bling Bling' in France's prez race
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Hollande leads 'President Bling Bling' in France's prez race

Francois Hollande, who topped the first round of a presidential election on Sunday, promises to spare France harsh, Greek-style austerity and to refocus Europe on economic growth if he becomes France's president.

Former French president Chirac convicted in graft trial
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Former French president Chirac convicted in graft trial

Chirac is the country's first head of state to be convicted since Nazi collaborator Marshal Philippe Petain in 1945..