France: Chirac corruption trial suspended

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March 8, 2011
BBC News [UK]    
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"A Paris court has suspended the corruption trial of France's former President, Jacques Chirac, in response to a legal challenge. ... He is the first French ex-head of state to face a criminal trial since wartime leader Field Marshal Philippe Petain was convicted of treason." (03/08/11)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-12679079  

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