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  • n  a French policeman

  • The Nazis scattered as the gendarmes opened fire and after ward the commander of the relieving force said, "The gendarme's wife who was tied up with this rope was lying on the .
  • One of the grimmest picture sequences of 1955 showed a French gendarme shooting an unarmed Moslem to death during a period of rioting in Algeria (see cut).
  • As they move across town he tries to sell the meat piecemeal, picks fights in bistros, knocks a gendarme out cold and pockets his whistle.
News & Articles

  • Clashes in Guinea's capital kill 1, wound 50 - government
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and more than 50 wounded in Guinea's capital in clashes between supporters of rival political parties, the government said on Monday. The clashes, which blocked roads leading to the centre of Conakry, come in the run-up to a long-awaited parliamentary election, now due on Saturday. The government said a trainee-gendarme had been shot dead and ...
    Sept. 23, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Clashes in Guinea's capital kill one, wound 50: government
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and more than 50 wounded in Guinea's capital in clashes between supporters of rival political parties, the government said on Monday. The clashes, which blocked roads leading to the centre of Conakry, come in the run-up to a long-awaited parliamentary election, now due on Saturday. The government said a trainee-gendarme had been shot dead and ...
    Sept. 23, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero in AFP
    I felt the assassination of this gendarme as if it were a member of our own security forces because I know how much they work with us and are dedicated to the cause of freedom and of ending ETA,Zapatero said in Madrid.
  • John Conyers in KSTP.com
    Mr. Ken Blackwell, wherever you are in North America today, please know that we are not sending the gendarme for you this moment,said Conyers. "I do not like to issue subpoenas. ...... The only problem is we can never reach him."
  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn in Earthtimes.org
    In an interview published Monday in the daily Le Monde, Strauss- Kahn said that the IMF must go beyond being "a 'gendarme' who lends money to countries in difficulty in exchange for adhering to rules that are too strict."

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