France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L), Budget Minister ...
Jan 12th, 2012
(Reuters) - France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L), Budget Minister Valerie Pecresse (C) and Ecology Minister Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet (R) visit the birthplace of former French president Charles De Gaulle, January 12, 2012 in Lille, northern France. Sarkozy is in the northern French city of Lille to deliver his New Year wishes to civil servants. REUTERS/Philippe Huguen (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS) -
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JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli and global leaders, local celebrities and Hollywood superstars celebrated under one roof Tuesday to honor Israeli President Shimon Peres for his upcoming 90th birthday, reflecting world respect for one of the country's peace pioneers. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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