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The Baltimore Sun
Swords of Damocles threaten French comeback for Sarkozy
"'Affaires'? They're picking up again," joked President Francois Hollande to reporters last week in a pun on the French word for both business activities and political scandals.
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Sat Mar 15, 2014
France to review military cooperation with Russia in future sanctions
French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday Paris would review its military cooperation with Russia as part of a third level of sanctions if Moscow did not de-escalate the crisis in Ukraine.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
France's Sarkozy Wins Battle to Pull Secret Recordings
In this Dec. 11, 2009 file photo, then French President Nicolas Sarkozy makes a phone call during a EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
French politics: A scandal tainting both sides
EVERY now and then, a politico-judicial tangle emerges in France that draws in politicians from across the party divide.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
15 Caribbean Nations Are Suing Europe Over Slavery
The leaders of 15 Caribbean nations voted unanimously on Monday to sue England and European nations like France and the Netherlands over the scourge of slavery.
Hollande government says knew of Sarkozy phone-tapping
A political row over revelations that French investigators had tapped the phone of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy took a new turn on Wednesday after Francois Hollande's government acknowledged it knew of the surveillance.
French government 'knew of Sarkozy surveillance'
A political row over revelations that French investigators had tapped the phone of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy has taken a new turn after Francois Hollande's government acknowledged it knew of the surveillance.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Fresh setback for Sarkozy as French...
A French court on Tuesday threw out a plea by Nicolas Sarkozy against the seizure of his diaries by judges probing a corruption case, in what has the potential to harm his chances of a political comeback.
No Wonder Families of Victims are Mad! When the World is looking for...
The world is scrambling for answers following the disappearance of flight MH370, but it seems it is still business as usual for Prime Minister Najib.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Nicolas Sarkozy given a hero's welcome in Paris
'She begged me to find her, then it sounded like water': Wife's frantic final phone call to her husband as she sank in her minivan after being 'rammed into a pond' by mystery driver Passenger who boarded doomed flight on stolen passport looked like black soccer star, officials reveal as they hunt Iranian businessman Mr Ali who booked his ticket It ... (more)
Sarkozy seeks publication ban on recordings
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivers a speech during the inauguration of the Foundation Claude Pompidou, Centre teaching and research on Alzheimer's disease, Monday, March 10, 2014.
Sarkozy's phone tapped on orders of judges
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has had his phone tapped for the past year on the orders of judges investigating alleged campaign donations from Libya, it is claimed.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Party's shock at secret Sarkozy tapes
France's right-wing opposition is reeling after the publication of secret tapes made at the Elysee palace during the presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy.
Judges tapped Sarkozy's phones
Nicolas Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to pervert the court of justice on the basis of phone taps ordered by judges investigating his links with Muammar Gaddafi, it emerged on Friday.
The Daily Star
French judges tapped Sarkozy phone calls over Libya cash: French daily
A picture taken on July 25, 2010, shows French president Nicolas Sarkozy speaking with France's first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy .
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New York Magazine
Being First Lady Really Put a Damper on Carla Bruni's Cosmetics Contracts
Secret recordings made by a former top aide to Nicolas Sarkozy in 2011 have been leaked to French media outlets.
France's Sarkozy brings complaint after secret recordings by ex-aide are aired
After years of futility in his first six NHL seasons with the New York Islanders and Florida Panthers, the star goaltender found a home - and the playoffs - in Vancouver.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
South China Morning Post
French politicians back British move to limit migration across Europe
One of France's top centre-right politicians has backed British Prime Minister David Cameron's call for limits on the free movement of workers across Europe.
Wall Street Journal
Secret Recordings Roil French Conservatives
France's conservative opposition was thrown into disarray Wednesday after it emerged that an aide to former President Nicolas Sarkozy had secretly recorded hours of sensitive meetings at the A Excerpts of the recordings, which were seized by investigators as part of a judicial probe, have leaked in the press, igniting...
Australia condemned in Crimea
AS IN most wars, the first casualty is the truth and that couldn't be, well, closer to the truth than in the crisis engulfing the Ukraine.