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2009-10-02 15:45:00

Former French President Jacques Chirac said he was forced to get rid of his dog because it suffered from depression and kept biting its master's bottom.

2009-02-19 10:00:00

First Ladies and Royalty from Seven Nations Collaborate on the Global Problems of Missing and Sexually Exploited Children CAIRO, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Her Excellency Mrs.

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2007-02-03 13:10:00

Forty-five nations answered France's call Saturday for a new environmental body to slow inevitable global warming and protect the planet, perhaps with policing powers to punish violators.

2006-08-25 10:49:20

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday he could raise 15,000 troops for a United Nations peace force in Lebanon as European nations overcame their reluctance to send soldiers.

2006-08-25 07:00:35

By Nadim Ladki BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said on Friday he could raise 15,000 troops for a United Nations force mandated to police a truce between Israel and Hizbollah, but France called the target excessive.

2006-08-25 03:43:09

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers will hold emergency talks on Friday on troop contributions to a U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon amid growing pressure on their countries to make firm commitments.

2006-08-24 17:07:02

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union foreign ministers will hold emergency talks on Friday on troop contributions to a U.N. peacekeeping force in Lebanon amid growing pressure on their countries to raise their commitments.

2006-08-24 16:44:25

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine. (Reuters) - President George W. Bush said on Thursday the French decision to provide more troops for the U.N. force in Lebanon was important to finalizing the international deployment.

2006-08-20 10:06:48

By Swaha Pattanaik PARIS (Reuters) - France called on Sunday for a European Union meeting next week to co-ordinate what member countries plan to do about a U.N. force for Lebanon.

2006-08-19 15:01:24

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Jacques Chirac on Saturday stressed the need for a clearer mandate for an enlarged United Nations peacekeeping force in Lebanon in talks with leaders from several countries, his office said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.