26 Sep 2019
Former French president, a colossal figure in France's politics for three decades, has died at the age of 86, his family told AFP on Thursday. The centre-right Chirac rose to prominence as mayor of Paris before becoming prime minister and then serving as head of state from 1995-2007. "President Jacques Chirac died this morning surrounded by…
15 Sep 2019
The sky turns from indigo to ebony as the tropical night falls, and the train patiently thrusts through the jungle towards its destination, still hundreds of kilometres (miles) away.
13 Oct 2016
France's octogenarian former president Jacques Chirac left hospital on Thursday and will continue recovering from a lung infection at his Paris home, his family said.
18 Sep 2016
Former French president Jacques Chirac, 83, was admitted to hospital on Sunday with a lung infection, his son-in-law said.