Charged with bribery and influence peddling, Sarkozy risks a prison sentence of up to 10 years and a fine of one million euros ($1.2 million)
In his book, Obama offered a more positive assessment of another Congress figure, former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh, whom the former US president has also praised publicly.
The low profile conservative politician had coordinated France’s reopening strategy after coronavirus lockdown, will replace Edouard Philippe
Michel Platini, whose FIFA ban expired today, said he is keeping all options open, but pointed out that the next elections for top roles at FIFA, UEFA and the French football association are "some years ahead."
France bids farewell to ex-president Jacques Chirac; many world leaders attend memorial service in Paris
Chirac's death on Thursday aged 86 prompted a flood of tributes to a man whose high-profile political career spanned three decades
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy loses final bid to avoid corruption trial, likely to appear in court in coming months
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has lost his final bid to avoid a trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, and will likely have to appear in court in the coming months.
UEFA helped Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City circumvent Financial Fair Play rules, claims Football Leaks
According to the investigation of "more than 70 million documents" analysed "over eight months by 80 journalists", UEFA "knowingly helped the clubs to cover up their own irregularities for 'political reasons'" under the leadership of Michel Platini and Gianni Infantino.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge in corruption case
According to prosecutors, Sarkozy's lawyer tried to get information from Azibert over the status of a campaign financing investigation.
Nicolas Sarkozy denounces Gaddafi funding his election campaign, blasts 'lack of evidence' to prove allegations
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him over allegations that late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi funded his 2007 election campaign, in his court statement published on Thursday
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged for taking illegal campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy held over claims that he received campaign funding from Muammar Gaddafi
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into custody on Tuesday in connection with allegations that he received millions of euros in illegal campaign financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.
Nicolas Sarkozy in custody for Libyan campaign funding probe, French ex-president calls allegations 'grotesque'
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was being held in police custody for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, an official in the French judiciary said
Bettencourt, the cosmetics giant's principal shareholder, was the 14th richest person in the world, according to Forbes magazine
French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron was on Wednesday heckled by factory workers in Amiens city after a visit by his far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial over the allegedly fraudulent financing of his doomed 2012 bid for re-election, a legal source said on Tuesday.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy crashed out of the presidential election on Sunday, suffering a humiliating defeat in the first round of the rightwing primary
President Francois Hollande speaks of "a problem with Islam" in French society, in excerpts published on Wednesday of a book in which he also suggests that immigration needs to be curbed.
Seven candidates, including ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy were confirmed Wednesday to contest the right-wing primary for France's presidential election next year, officials said.
French Presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday that once immigrants are granted citizenship in France they "should live like the French".
France's highest administrative court will decide on Friday whether to overturn the ban on wearing the full-body burkini swimsuit which has sparked controversy at home and abroad.