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Aug 20, 2014

Alain Juppé to Seek French Presidency

Alain Juppé, a prime minister under center-right French President Jacques Chirac and a senior minister during the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy, said on Wednesday that he would seek to become president in 2017... #Jacques Chirac #Nicolas Sarkozy

Aug 20, 2014

French women have a duty to wear a bikini on the beach, says former minister: Row after Sarkozy supporter tweets picture of Muslim wearing a headscarf

Nadine Morano, a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy, took a picture of the woman wearing a headscarf and posted it on her Twitter feed and Facebook page... #Nicolas Sarkozy #Facebook #Nadine Morano

Aug 01, 2014

Far-right anti-Europe and anti-immigration politician Marine Le Pen would WIN a French presidential election if it was held today according to new poll

It comes as socialist President Francois Hollande's approval rating plunges to a record low, and opposition UMP politicians such as Nicolas Sarkozy face corruption charges... #Europe #Nicolas Sarkozy #Marine Le Pen

Jul 29, 2014

Gaddafi has gone but Libya is more dangerous than ever, thanks to the west

Libya needs viable political institutions and a credible security apparatus but none of the liberators seem interested any more It is less than three years since Colonel Muammar Gaddafi, the former Libyan dictator, was murdered by his own people. His... #Libya #David Cameron #Nicolas Sarkozy #Muammar al-Qaddafi #Tripoli, Libya #France #Africa

Aug 27, 2014

IMF's Lagarde put under investigation in French fraud case: source

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates today for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case, a source close to the former French finance minister said. T... #International Monetary Fund #Christine Lagarde #Paris #Nicolas Sarkozy #Bernard Tapie

Aug 27, 2014

IMF chief Christine Lagarde under investigation in France

PARIS—Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation Wednesday for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. In a statement after a four... #International Monetary Fund #Nicolas Sarkozy #Adidas #Bernard Tapie #Christine Lagarde #France Telecom S.A.

Aug 27, 2014

IMF Chief Lagarde Under Investigation In French Fraud Case

PARIS, Aug 27 (Reuters) - IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been placed under formal investigation by French magistrates on Wednesday for her alleged role in a long-running political fraud case, a source close to the former French finance minister said... #Paris #International Monetary Fund #Nicolas Sarkozy #Bernard Tapie #Christine Lagarde

Aug 20, 2014

France’s ex-PM Juppé sets up presidential clash with Sarkozy

With his announcement Wednesday that he will launch a bid to become France’s next president in 2017, former prime minister Alain Juppé is set for a titanic showdown with another of the right’s political heavyweights, ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy... #Nicolas Sarkozy #France

Aug 20, 2014

Alain Juppé to Seek French Presidency

Alain Juppé, a prime minister under former French President Jacques Chirac and a minister under ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Wednesday that he would seek to become president in 2017... #Jacques Chirac #Nicolas Sarkozy

Aug 27, 2014

IMF chief Lagarde under investigation in corruption case

PARIS—Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France’s finance minister. After a fourth round of questioning b... #International Monetary Fund #Nicolas Sarkozy #Adidas #Bernard Tapie #Christine Lagarde