Presidential hopeful quizzed in DSK case

Presidential hopeful quizzed in DSK case

Top French presidential hopeful Francois Hollande turned up for questioning by detectives on Wednesday in a probe into an alleged attempted rape by his fellow Socialist Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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DSK accusers’ lawyers meet with prosecutor

Attorneys for the two women who have filed sexual assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn met on Tuesday with the team of the prosecutor for the New York case.

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Qaddafi could stay in Libya if he quits: France

France accepts Muammar Qaddafi could stay in Libya if he quits politics, under a ceasefire deal to end a conflict with rebels backed by Paris, the French foreign minister said on Wednesday.

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France honours 7 troops killed in Afghanistan

President Nicolas Sarkozy on Tuesday attended a remembrance ceremony for seven French soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week, including five who died in the deadliest attack on French forces since 2008.

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Strauss-Kahn’s daughter heard in French case

French police probing an attempted rape accusation against ex-IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn questioned his daughter Camille, a friend of his alleged victim, a judicial source said on Tuesday.

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Tour de France: technician found dead

A Tour de France technician found dead on Monday morning has been named as Patrick Guay.

Paris beach set to open under cloudy skies

Paris beach set to open under cloudy skies

For the tenth year running, the annual summer beach along the Seine known as Paris Plages is about to offer Parisians an escape from the city's usual sweltering heat.

Ratings boost for ‘more presidential’ Sarkozy

Ratings boost for ‘more presidential’ Sarkozy

President Sarkozy can be encouraged by new satisfaction ratings that show a jump of five percentage points, according to a new poll to be published on Thursday in Le Point.

Police to quiz Hollande over Strauss-Kahn case

Police to quiz Hollande over Strauss-Kahn case

French police will on Wednesday quiz Socialist presidential hopeful Francois Hollande as part of an investigation into an alleged attempted rape by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Hollande told AFP.