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‘Islam must be banned’: French Mayor in trouble after extreme tweets, calls to deport Muslims
A mayor of a French town has been suspended from former president Nikolas Sarkozy’s UMP party after urging a ban on Islam in the country and the immediate “escorting to the border” of those practicing the religion.

17.05.2015 18:32

National Front’s result ‘major victory but not as huge as it was anticipated’
Marine le Pen’s National Front did well in the local elections in France but there is a sense of dissatisfaction as they won in no single Department, Pierre Guerlain, a professor of political science at Paris West University, told RT.

30.03.2015 09:09

Is the pendulum of French politics swinging too far to the right?
The European vocabulary is changing rapidly, which wouldn’t have been ominous if it wasn’t for the direction of change. More and more words are borrowed from Slavic languages - words, which stand for notions long forgotten in “Old Europe.”

24.03.2015 14:40

Sarkozy: Crimea cannot be blamed for joining Russia
Crimea cannot be blamed for seceding from Ukraine – a country in turmoil – and choosing to join Russia, said former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy. He also added that Ukraine “is not destined to join the EU.”

07.02.2015 20:40

Nicolas Sarkozy is back as leader of France’s main opposition party
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been elected leader of the oppositional right-wing party UMP (Union for Popular Movement), marking his return to politics and beginning his bid for French presidency in 2017.

29.11.2014 21:35

Sarkozy announces return to French political sphere
Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has announced his return to the country’s political arena after being beaten by current president Francois Hollande in 2012.

19.09.2014 15:09

Sarkozy placed under formal investigation for corruption
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation on suspicion of influence peddling and other crimes, after being detained and questioned by prosecutors as a suspect for over 18 hours.

02.07.2014 01:24

Gaddafi claims over financing Sarkozy presidential campaign reappear on French TV
France's second-largest public television channel has aired an audio excerpt from an interview with Muammar Gaddafi in which the late Libyan dictator repeatedly claimed that he financed Nicolas Sarkozy's presidential campaign in 2007.

30.01.2014 12:50

King of Bling: Sarkozy gave Obamas over $40,000 in gifts in 2011
The US leader and his family were showered with extravagant gifts by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla Bruni, in a year when most of the world was still grappling with a global recession.

27.04.2013 10:12

Sarkozy outraged by corruption allegations
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been ‘scandalously’ charged with taking financial advantage of France’s richest woman, elderly L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, in a scandal over illegal campaign funding.

21.03.2013 21:48

Gaddafi millions: French judge hears shady details of Sarkozy's campaign funding
Evidence has been promised to a French court that could prove former President Nicolas Sarkozy accepted more than €50 million in campaign donations from ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

January 05, 2013 15:38

Sarkozy urges Libyan scenario in Syria
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy, the spearhead of last year’s campaign to oust Muammar Gaddafi, has called for rapid international action on Syria, comparing the current crisis with the situation in Libya.

09.08.2012 00:37