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Nicolas Sarkozy seeks French presidency: Corruption, legal scandals marked his last tenure
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Nicolas Sarkozy seeks French presidency: Corruption, legal scandals marked his last tenure

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced in his book Tout pour la France (All for France) that he has decided to be a candidate in the 2017 presidential election.

Francois Hollande's absurd salary to hairdresser has French social media laughing
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Francois Hollande's absurd salary to hairdresser has French social media laughing

Le Canard Enchaine triggered the fuss with a report, later confirmed by the government, that Hollande paid his hairdresser nearly 10,000 euros a month.

Francois Hollande's camp goes on offensive a year ahead of French polls
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Francois Hollande's camp goes on offensive a year ahead of French polls

French President Francois Hollande's allies have launched a battle to burnish the image of the deeply unpopular leader, who some in the fractured left still see as their best hope for elections next year.

French PM Sarkozy meets PM Modi, urges for global action against terror
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French PM Sarkozy meets PM Modi, urges for global action against terror

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy today joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi in pressing for concrete action by the global community against the threat of terrorism against the backdrop of attacks in Paris, Brussels and Pathankot.

Donald Trump scary, his popularity worrying, says ex-French president Sarkozy
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Donald Trump scary, his popularity worrying, says ex-French president Sarkozy

Donald Trump is "scary" and his popularity in the United States is worrying, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said.

Cameron got distracted, Sarkozy wanted to promote his country: Obama slams leaders over Libya intervention
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Cameron got distracted, Sarkozy wanted to promote his country: Obama slams leaders over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said in an interview with The Atlantic Thursday.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris court over 2012 campaign finance irregularities
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy in Paris court over 2012 campaign finance irregularities

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy arrived at a Paris court on Tuesday in connection with a long-running scandal over his 2012 campaign finances.

French top court hears case crucial to Nicolas Sarkozy's future
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French top court hears case crucial to Nicolas Sarkozy's future

Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyers asked France's highest court on Thursday to throw out evidence obtained through wiretaps of phone conversations between the former French president and his main lawyer.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde claims she is not guilty, will appeal French court's order to stand trial
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IMF chief Christine Lagarde claims she is not guilty, will appeal French court's order to stand trial

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been ordered to stand trial in France over her role in a 2008 arbitration ruling that handed 400 million euros ($434 million) to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

Socialists take dubbing in local French polls: Former prez Sarkozy comes out as winner
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Socialists take dubbing in local French polls: Former prez Sarkozy comes out as winner

France's ruling Socialists took a drubbing in run-off local polls that saw major gains for former president Nicolas Sarkozy and the far-right ahead of 2017 presidential elections.

Nicolas Sarkozy to announce rejoining politics?
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Nicolas Sarkozy to announce rejoining politics?

Nicolas Sarkozy may announce a political comeback this weekend, after weeks of speculation that he was considering a bid for the Elysée Palace in 2017.

Legal system being used for political ends: Sarkozy on corruption probe
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Legal system being used for political ends: Sarkozy on corruption probe

Magistrates are looking at whether Sarkozy used his influence to secure leaked details of an inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 poll campaign.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy questioned in corruption probe
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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy questioned in corruption probe

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained and was reportedly being questioned by financial investigators on Tuesday in a corruption probe.

May 16: Making history since 1204
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May 16: Making history since 1204

Look at what happened around the world, through the centuries on 16 May, the day we will know the election results. Well, there's something about the date, that's for sure.

Former French President Sarkozy's allies detained in corruption probe
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Former French President Sarkozy's allies detained in corruption probe

A top aide to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained in an investigation into alleged misuse of public funds.

Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher
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Chinese hackers spied on Europeans before G20 meeting: Researcher

Chinese hackers eavesdropped on the computers of five European foreign ministries before last September's G20 Summit...

France interior stands by veil ban after riots
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France interior stands by veil ban after riots

The 2010 law was brought in by conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy and targets burqa and niqab garments that conceal the face rather than the headscarf that is more common among French Muslim women.

Sarkozy in court on suspicions of illegal campaign funding
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Sarkozy in court on suspicions of illegal campaign funding

A judge in Bordeaux on Thursday will decide whether the 57-year-old Conservative will be charged with taking advantage of the 90-year-old L'Oreal heiress, Liliane Bettencourt.

Hollande forced to pick up some Sarkozy style
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Hollande forced to pick up some Sarkozy style

Four months into Francois Hollande's presidency, tumbling ratings, cabinet squabbles and talk of inertia have forced him to rethink a soft-touch leadership style that has raised doubts he has the clout to revive France's economy.