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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 8, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012.
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Dominique de Villepin takes on Sarkozy

Dominique de Villepin takes on Sarkozy

PARIS, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin says he is running as an independent candidate against President Nicolas Sarkozy.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011.
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France's next leader?

PARIS, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy will be looking over his shoulder at Francois Hollande, the man with the best chance to replace him in next year's elections.
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De Villepin cleared of Sarkozy slander

De Villepin cleared of Sarkozy slander

PARIS, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- A French appeals court has cleared former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin of using a bogus corruption scandal to smear President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Sarkozy aide says Chirac received cash

PARIS, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A presidential aide alleges former French President Jacques Chirac and current presidential hopeful Dominique de Villepin received cash from African leaders.
Villepin forms party to challenge Sarkozy

Villepin forms party to challenge Sarkozy

PARIS, March 25 (UPI) -- Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin says he has formed a new political party to challenge rival Nicolas Sarkozy in the next presidential race.
Sarkozy rival acquitted in conspiracy case

Sarkozy rival acquitted in conspiracy case

PARIS, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The acquittal of former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin in a 2004 conspiracy case will be appealed, a French prosecutor announced Friday.
De Villepin says unaware of smear plot

De Villepin says unaware of smear plot

PARIS, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Ex-French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin testified Wednesday that he was unaware of a 2004 plot to derail Nicolas Sarkozy's presidential hopes.
Ex-French prime minister stands trial

Ex-French prime minister stands trial

PARIS, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin says he played no role in a political smear campaign against then-Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy.
France says Rwandan report unacceptable

France says Rwandan report unacceptable

PARIS, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- France labeled as unacceptable a Rwandan report accusing French leaders of being involved in the 1994 genocide in which as many as 800,000 Rwandans died.

French may vote on Turkey EU membership

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- The French parliament's lower house has approved a measure that would require France to hold a referendum on countries joining the European Union.

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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Nov. 8, 2007.
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Former French official accused of slander

PARIS, July 27 (UPI) -- A formal investigation has been launched into slander charges against former French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin.
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Dominique Marie François René Galouzeau de Villepin (French pronunciation:  ( listen)), born 14 November 1953, is a French politician who served as the Prime Minister of France from 31 May 2005 to 17 May 2007.

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