Dominique de Villepin

March 22, 2007 - 8:21am

As AIN went to press, the severity of the 2003 forest fire season was repeating, as feared, in Europe as well as in the western U.S. Blazes in forest and scrub land were causing havoc, particularly in France, Portugal, Spain and, on the eve of the Olympic Games, in Greece.

November 14, 2006 - 11:58am

Employees at EADS Sogerma Services’ Merignac aircraft maintenance near Bordeaux in southwest France still have jobs thanks to French Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin. EADS’ top management caved in to De Villepin’s demands that they abandon plans to shut the loss-making facility, agreeing to a temporary reprieve and the salvation of some jobs.

 
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