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March 2, 2000 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Facing criminal charges along with his former lover in one of the juiciest scandals in recent French history, Roland Dumas, the president of the country's top legal body, said Wednesday that he has resigned after battling for nearly a year to keep his job. In U.S. terms, it was like the chief justice of the Supreme Court quitting to be tried on charges of embezzlement.
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March 2, 2000 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Facing criminal charges along with his former lover in one of the juiciest scandals in recent French history, Roland Dumas, the president of the country's top legal body, said Wednesday that he has resigned after battling for nearly a year to keep his job. In U.S. terms, it was like the chief justice of the Supreme Court quitting to be tried on charges of embezzlement.
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NEWS
June 1, 1992 | From The Times Washington staff
ON ICE: Personalities may be at the core of the frayed relations between France and the United States. President Bush and Secretary of State James A. Baker III are said to find President Francois Mitterrand and Foreign Minister Roland Dumas "obstructionist" and rarely consult them. . . . U.S. diplomats in Paris relay France's views in cables, but they think Baker ignores them. When Dumas was in town recently, Bush granted him only a 20-minute meeting.
NEWS
November 27, 1998 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What has stuck in many people's minds are the custom-made shoes, hand-stitched at a chic shop on the Champs Elysees and carrying a $1,925 price tag. In a case that has become an acid test of the French political system's ability to go after the high and mighty, Roland Dumas, former foreign minister and current president of the Constitutional Council, has been under investigation since January for possible corruption. In this country lacking a U.S.
NEWS
June 22, 1989 | From Times wire services
France promised today to help rebuild Vietnam and accept more refugees from its former colony. French officials said Vietnamese Foreign Minister Nguyen Co Thach, on a three-day visit to France, agreed with his French counterpart, Roland Dumas, on a series of measures to help Vietnam overcome its crippling economic and social problems. "France will play a pivotal role" in Vietnamese efforts to settle its international debt, a Foreign Ministry spokesman added. On the humanitarian front, France has agreed to double from 1,200 last year the number of Vietnamese legally seeking refuge in France.
NEWS
October 5, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas, concluding a quick swing through the Middle East, declared here Sunday that a Syrian-Israeli summit meeting would help push the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations ahead, but he coyly refused to say whether he was trying to arrange one.
NEWS
March 27, 1993 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many of his colleagues in the embattled Socialist Party, longtime Foreign Minister Roland Dumas found himself far behind in his race to keep his seat in the National Assembly, France's lower house of Parliament.
NEWS
November 27, 1998 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What has stuck in many people's minds are the custom-made shoes, hand-stitched at a chic shop on the Champs Elysees and carrying a $1,925 price tag. In a case that has become an acid test of the French political system's ability to go after the high and mighty, Roland Dumas, former foreign minister and current president of the Constitutional Council, has been under investigation since January for possible corruption. In this country lacking a U.S.
WORLD
January 30, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
A corruption case that enthralled France with tales of sex, bribery and betrayal ended for its star defendant when an appeals court overturned the conviction of former justice chief Roland Dumas. Dumas, 80, was convicted in 2001 of receiving gifts and cash from the formerly state-owned oil company Elf Aquitaine.
NEWS
August 25, 1991 | Agence France-Presse
The Soviet Union as a whole should get priority over individual republics in receiving Western aid to support reform, Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said in remarks released here Saturday from an interview with the Soviet news agency Tass.
NEWS
March 27, 1993 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many of his colleagues in the embattled Socialist Party, longtime Foreign Minister Roland Dumas found himself far behind in his race to keep his seat in the National Assembly, France's lower house of Parliament.
NEWS
October 5, 1992 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas, concluding a quick swing through the Middle East, declared here Sunday that a Syrian-Israeli summit meeting would help push the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations ahead, but he coyly refused to say whether he was trying to arrange one.
NEWS
June 1, 1992 | From The Times Washington staff
ON ICE: Personalities may be at the core of the frayed relations between France and the United States. President Bush and Secretary of State James A. Baker III are said to find President Francois Mitterrand and Foreign Minister Roland Dumas "obstructionist" and rarely consult them. . . . U.S. diplomats in Paris relay France's views in cables, but they think Baker ignores them. When Dumas was in town recently, Bush granted him only a 20-minute meeting.
NEWS
June 22, 1989 | From Times wire services
France promised today to help rebuild Vietnam and accept more refugees from its former colony. French officials said Vietnamese Foreign Minister Nguyen Co Thach, on a three-day visit to France, agreed with his French counterpart, Roland Dumas, on a series of measures to help Vietnam overcome its crippling economic and social problems. "France will play a pivotal role" in Vietnamese efforts to settle its international debt, a Foreign Ministry spokesman added. On the humanitarian front, France has agreed to double from 1,200 last year the number of Vietnamese legally seeking refuge in France.
NEWS
September 3, 1991 | Reuters
French officials warned the United States on Monday against trying to rule the world and said the United Nations and Europe should counterbalance the influence of the only superpower left after the collapse of Soviet communism. "American might reigns . . . without balancing weight," French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas told political associates.
NEWS
November 10, 1990 | Reuters
French Foreign Minister Roland Dumas said Friday he has managed to defuse Moroccan anger over a book published in France that sharply criticizes Morocco's King Hassan II. Dumas said he talked for 90 minutes with King Hassan about the dispute, and said he believes Hassan was satisfied with his explanations.
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