Tag Archives: Grand Croix of the Légion d’honneur

17Jan/17
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Putin calls report which said Russia had damaging details on Trump a hoax

President Vladimir Putin says an unsubstantiated report that alleged Russia had gathered compromising material on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is a hoax, doubts that Trump met with prostitutes in a Moscow hotel room.

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15Nov/16

Businessman reveals to French news website that he transferred Libya cash for Sarkozy election bid

A Franco-Lebanese businessman tells a French news website he handed over three suitcases filled with cash from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to Nicolas Sarkozy and a senior aide to help finance his successful 2007 presidential campaign.

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26Jan/16
Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia’s Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption

Russian President Vladimir Putin calls for renewed efforts against corruption at a meeting in Moscow

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05Dec/15

Russians admire chocolate Putin statue

Russians admire a full-size chocolate Putin statue at a fair in St. Petersburg.

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27Nov/15

Hollande compares environmental damage to terrorism in push for climate change deal

French President Hollande says mankind must “face up to their responsibilities”, two weeks after Paris attacks

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27Nov/15

Remembering of 130 Paris attack victims

France holds an official commemoration ceremony to pay tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks at the vast military courtyard of Les Invalides. Jillian Kitchener reports.
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14Nov/15

Hollande: Paris attacks ‘act of war’ by Islamic State

French President Francois Hollande says Friday’s gun and bomb attacks in Paris were organized by Islamic State, or ‘Daesh’, and constitute an “act of war”.
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12Oct/15

Air France staff show support to employees held in custody after violence

About a hundred Air France employees gather to show support for six workers who were arrested at their homes as investigators tracked down protesters who hounded executives at a meeting last week.

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