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Latest Jacques Chirac's second term as President of France Stories

2005-09-03 09:30:35

By Sophie Louet and Tim Hepher PARIS (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac will be hospitalized for a week with a blood vessel problem that has affected his vision, officials said on Saturday.

2005-09-03 07:56:44

By Sophie Louet PARIS (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac was admitted to hospital for a week with eye trouble following a blood vessel problem, officials said on Saturday.

2005-09-03 07:11:28

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac was admitted to hospital for a week with eye trouble following a blood vessel problem, officials said on Saturday.

2005-07-14 15:21:22

By Timothy Heritage PARIS (Reuters) - President Jacques Chirac called on Thursday for national unity and a new start after a string of morale-sapping setbacks for France, but offered nothing new to lift the gloom or boost his own fading fortunes.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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