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2011-07-01 10:07:00

PARIS, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atos, an international information technology services company, today announces that it has completed the acquisition of Siemens IT Solutions and Services - to become a new IT champion with proforma 2010 annual revenues of euro 8.7 billion and 78,500 employees across 42 countries.

2006-06-13 08:18:38

PARIS (Reuters) - Even presidents and finance ministers realize that politics take a back seat to soccer when the French national team takes the field in the World Cup.

2006-04-20 22:28:46

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - French Finance Minister Thierry Breton said on Thursday he was "shocked" by recent protests over a controversial youth job contract but took them as a much-needed message that young people were concerned about their future. "I was shocked to tell you the truth.

2006-04-06 13:30:09

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin vowed on Thursday to battle on "until the end," rejecting growing speculation he might resign over a youth job law that has brought millions onto the streets.

2006-04-06 08:45:52

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin vowed on Thursday to battle on "until the end," rejecting growing speculation he might resign over a youth job law that has brought millions onto the streets.

2006-04-06 05:42:42

By Kerstin Gehmlich PARIS (Reuters) - French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin vowed on Thursday to battle on "until the end," rejecting growing speculation he might resign over a youth job law that has brought millions onto the streets.

2006-04-05 01:04:51

By Tom Heneghan PARIS (Reuters) - French unions were to meet senior figures from President Jacques Chirac's ruling right for talks on Wednesday on a contested youth jobs law, bolstered by huge street protests demanding a new hire-and-fire law be scrapped.


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quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
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