Anne Cox Chambers: ‘Making The World A Better Place’
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Chambers philanthropy at home and abroad was well-recognized. In 1993, Francois Mitterrand, then the president of France, awarded her the French Legion of Honor. She also supported many causes anonymously.
Helmut Kohl, 87: Architect Of German Reunification, Us Friend
George H.W. Bush, Francois Mitterrand. Margaret Thatcher and Russias Mikhail Gorbachev. In other words, the allies of WWII, who had defeated the Nazi regime in 1945, had to legally sign off on the occupation and allow the reunification of both West and East Germany. The Cold War had ended.
reunification Kohl kept close links with the USA and especially stressed the importance of Transatlantic ties through NATO. Within Europe Kohl was close to French President Francois Mitterrand and is well remembered for a moving and mournful ceremony in Verdun, the killing field of the First World War.
Prince William, Princess Kate To Visit Paris, A City Forever Linked To Princess Diana
Charles met with local businessmen and French and British commerce ministers, and joined then-President of France Francois Mitterrand at an Arc de Triomphe ceremony commemorating veterans, according to a UPI report at the time.
Adventures In Bernieland: Meet The People Who Think Sanders Can Save America
young supporters wore vintage T-shirts declaring how they had helped him win those races. Some older supporters wore Bernie for Mayor buttons. One even wore the slogan "As Goes Burlington, So Goes France," coined by Doonesbury's Garry Trudeau when Francois Mitterrand followed Sanders into power in 1981.
France Declassifies Rwanda Genocide Documents
Former French prime minister Alain Juppe, who was president Francois Mitterrand's foreign minister at the time of the genocide, termed the accusations "intolerable" and urged Hollande to "defend France's honour."
Why Are We In Ukraine?, By Benjamin Schwarz And Christopher Layne
Recognizing that Moscow would view the continued existence of Americas primary mechanism for exercising hegemony as a threat, Frances president Francois Mitterrand and Germanys foreign minister Hans Dietrich Genscher aimed to build a new European security system that would transcend the U.S.- and
Sky Views: No Need For Pm To 'Come Over All French' With Trump
No one was keener than Francois Mitterrand to insist on protocol, reminding everyone that there were two heads of state, French and American, presidents not prime ministers, at international gatherings.
Election Day Jitters Worldwide
Mlenchon could pass Fillon, and is being urged by the fifth candidate, Socialist Benot Hamon, to join him in a Federation of the Left of the kind that Francois Mitterrand used to lead. Hamon has only a slightly less Marxist program than Mlenchon: a state-guaranteed income for everyone, a much-red
Scandal-Hit French Tycoon Tapie Announces Return To Politics
Tapie built an image in the 1990s as a staunch opponent of the FN -- clashing memorably with its then-leader Jean-Marie Le Pen -- as well as a defender of underprivileged suburban youth when he became cities minister in 1992 under Socialist president Francois Mitterrand.
French Ex-Mayor Found Dead Before Chinese Weddings Trial
In a phone interview, Germain's defense lawyer, Dominique Tricaud, called his client "a martyr of the republic who was thrown to the dogs" an allusion to a similar comment by former President Francois Mitterrand at Beregovoy's eulogy.
Eu Bombshell: Economist Claims France Was 'Ready To Fight United States Of Europe'
He wrote: "During the Maastricht negotiations, Francois Mitterrand swiftly sided with Britain to oppose the federalists, whose ultimate aim seemed to be the construction of a United States of Europe and kill political union.
Democratic Socialists Gain Momentum, And Lose Their Way
ontrast his group with the pro-Soviet Eurocommunists and anti-democratic Third World leftists, he sponsored a meeting in 1980 called Euro-Socialism in America, which featured leading European social-democrats, including Willy Brandt of Germany, Olaf Palme of Sweden, Francois Mitterrand of France
Macron Leaves France Wanting More With '80S-Style Communications
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The new presidents strategy is based on techniques devised by Jacques Pilhan, a Communist poker player and communication guru who worked for Francois Mitterrand, the Socialist who dominated French politics in the 1980s and was nicknamed The Sphinx for his long periods of public silence.
No More Pudding Or Bling As Macron Aims For Majesty As President
he high-school actor is steeped in French history and literature and rehearses his major speeches with his wife, a former drama teacher. The recent past also offers options for how to handle his new job, from the aloof style of Francois Mitterrand to the hyperactive omnipresence of Nicolas Sarkozy.
Mario Soares, Portugal's Former President And Pm, Dies At 92
Soares belonged to a generation of influential European Socialist leaders that also included his close friend Francois Mitterrand of France, Germany's Willy Brandt, Olof Palme in Sweden, and Felipe Gonzalez in Spain.
Farewell To Sisyphus: Peres Won In The End
I saw Peres a few weeks prior to the election in Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, when he came to pay final respects to his good friend and President of France, Francois Mitterrand. It was after Rabins assassination and before Peres had decided to go to elections early.
Is This The End Of The Road For Jean-Marie Le Pen, Die-Hard Survivor Of The French ...
national politics, fortunes waxed and waned hugely. In 1986, the FN won 35 seats in the French National Assembly the only legislative elections held under proportional representation but lost practically all of them when the late Socialist president Francois Mitterrand changed the voting rules.
French Ex-Mayor Found Dead Before Chinese Weddings Trial
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Speaking to The Associated Press by phone, defense lawyer Tricaud called his client "a martyr of the republic who was thrown to the dogs" an allusion to a similar quotation used by former President Francois Mitterrand at Beregovoy's eulogy.
France's Hollande To Declassify Rwanda Genocide Documents -Source
The documents from between 1990 and 1994 include minutesfrom secret defence meetings and files from advisers tothen-president Francois Mitterrand relating to the genocide inthe central African state, the source said.
Banking Giant Hsbc Sheltered Cash Linked To Dictators And Arms Dealers
40 people implicated in corrupted arms sales to Angola in the 1990s. The scandal, which was alleged to have involved more than $50 million in bribes exchanged for contracts worth nearly $800 million, named high-profile French figures, including the son of former French President Francois Mitterrand.