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French President Nicolas Sarkozy

Sarkozy Faces Charges In French Corruption Investigation

AP | By THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 07.02.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France's justice system of trying to "humiliate" and "destroy" him, after he was charged i...

2013: The Year Of The Comeback?

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

There is something about comebacks: they always happen when you least expect it. Nicolas Sarkozy ended his first and only presidential term as Fran...

Will Sarkozy Save The French Right?

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | World

PARIS, Nov 26 (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy met on Monday one of the two men locked in a vicious dispute over succeeding him a...

Sarkozy In Court And Political Exile Over Corruption Allegations

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

PARIS — He faces the possibility of charges on allegations he took advantage of an aging heiress to get envelopes stuffed with illegal cash for ...

U.S Denies Hacking Sarkozy

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

PARIS -- The U.S. Embassy in Paris on Wednesday "categorically" denied claims in a French magazine report that the U.S. government was behind a hackin...

French President Vows To Get Rid Of Homework

Posted 10.15.2012 | Education

French President François Hollande this week announced his plans to get rid of homework as part of his far-reaching education reforms, France 24 repo...

Morgan Stanley Offered Sarkozy HOW MUCH?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.31.2012 | World

Morgan Stanley has reportedly offered Nicolas Sarkozy €250,000 (about $312,000) for a 45-minute job that will involve making a speech and posing for...

Election Analysis From Le Huffington Post

Posted 05.06.2012 | World

The French people have spoken. François Hollande has been elected President of the Republic with 51.9 percent of the vote against 48.1 percent for th...

Sarkozy Files Complaint For Gaddafi Donation Claim

AP | Posted 06.30.2012 | World

PARIS — French prosecutors are investigating a news website that claims to have evidence that Libya's late dictator Moammar Gadhafi offered camp...

Bankrolled By Gaddafi?

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 06.29.2012 | World

PARIS — French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday fiercely denied that he was offered campaign funding from late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi,...

Le Huffington Post Analyzes Results

Le Huffington Post | Geoffry Clavel | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

The polls have spoken, and to no surprise, François Hollande and Nicolas Sarkozy will be battling in the second round of France's presidential electi...

Sacrebleu

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

PARIS -- Thrice married, Nicolas Sarkozy knows about love that flames up and later fades away. Now, he faces the battle of his career to avoid a humil...

Tortoise Beats Hare In French Elections

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

PARIS -- Slow and steady wins the race. French Socialist Francois Hollande has taken his plodding, undynamic campaign to become France's next preside...

France Election Results: Hollande, Sarkozy Advance, Far-Right Get Push

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | World

By Catherine Bremer and Emmanuel Jarry PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - Far-rightist Marine Le Pen threw France's presidential race wide op...

President Sarkozy to Press: 'See You Tomorrow, Pedophile Friends'

Mitch Feierstein | Posted 06.17.2012 | World
Mitch Feierstein

Sarkozy's tendency to honesty doesn't seem to extend as far as an appetite for debate. Given a hard ride by some journalists in relation to a major current corruption scandal -- hardly a topic that journalists ought to avoid -- Sarkozy raged at them.

Le Duel

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO and GREG KELLER | Posted 04.15.2012 | World

PARIS -- Neck-and-neck in the polls just one week before the election, France's leading presidential candidates rallied tens of thousands to separate ...

'We Avoided Catastrophe'

Reuters | Posted 04.20.2012 | World

By Emmanuel Jarry MARSEILLE, France, Feb 19 (Reuters) - President Nicolas Sarkozy told an election rally on Sunday that his policies ...

Sarkozy Challenger Promises To Pull Troops Out Of Afghanistan

AP | By GREG KELLER | Posted 01.22.2012 | World

LE BOURGET, France -- The Socialist candidate for France's presidency attempted to consolidate his front-runner status on Sunday with a pledge to pull...

Germany's Finance Minister: Efforts To Tackle Greece's Issues 'Could Go Faster'

AP | GEIR MOULSON | Posted 03.10.2012 | Business

BERLIN — The German and French leaders stressed Monday that boosting economic growth in the 17-nation eurozone is a priority, a recognition that...

Sarkozy Strikes Against Extreme-Right Party Seeking To Co-Opt Joan Of Arc

AP | MICHEL EULER | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

DOMREMY-LA-PUCELLE, France — With a big dollop of patriotism, French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Friday struck back at far-right nationalists w...

U.S. Stocks Slide After Big European Announcement

AP | MATT CRAFT | Posted 02.07.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Financial markets slumped Thursday after the head of Europe's central bank dashed hopes that the bank was preparing to help extinguis...

France, Germany Call For Automatic Punishments For Eurozone Countries That Overspend

AP | GREG KELLER and GABRIELE STEINHAUSER | Posted 02.04.2012 | Business

PARIS — Seeking to restore confidence in the euro, the leaders of France and Germany jointly have called for changes to the European Union treat...

Magazine Posts An Even More Outrageous Muhammad Cartoon

Posted 01.09.2012 | Arts

Last week, the offices of French magazine Charlie Hebdo were firebombed after printing a controversial cartoon of the Muslim Prophet Muhammad with the...

Gates: Ignoring World's Poor 'Would Hurt Our Economic Future'

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business

Bill Gates says the world's developed nations need to ensure that they aid the world's poor. And the best way to do this, according to the billionaire...

Sarkozy To British PM: 'Shut Up'

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

Feeling the pressure to act decisively in order to avert regional disaster, European leaders are becoming increasingly testy. French President Nico...