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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Carlos the Jackal back in court to appeal French bombing conviction

    Posted May 13th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, the Venezuelan better known to the world as Carlos the Jackal, returns to court on Monday to appeal his conviction for a series ... But prosecutors in France were struggling to secure the evidence they needed to secure a conviction until the release of secret Stasi files in the years that followed the collapse of communism and German ...

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    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

    Posted Jul 02nd 2014, 10:24am by AFP

    ... is the first former president of France to be detained in a criminal probe but not the first to be charged with corruption. Jacques Chirac was convicted in 2011 on graft charges but escaped prison ...

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    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN, AFP

    ... proof of illegal activity or a conviction would stop the former president making a comeback. "Whenever there is a legal problem, there is the same legal defence from Sarkozy. It is: 1, ... and absolute proof that he personally and directly did something illegal, or if he is brought to trial and convicted. "Nothing else will work to stop the bulldozer. Nothing. But we talk about ...

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    Jail looms for bank’s rogue trader Jerome Kerviel when he returns to France

    Posted May 15th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... France's top appeal court upheld his 2010 conviction for breach of trust, forgery and entering false data. The charges relate to unauthorised deals that brought one of the biggest banks in Europe ...

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    Lawyer guilty for murder of heiress after 36 years

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:28am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rennes Lawyer guilty for murder of heiress after 36 years A former Riviera lawyer was convicted yesterday of killing a glamorous casino heiress 36 years ago, after ... 1977, aged 29. Her body was never found. Agnelet showed no emotion as the verdict was read in the Rennes court. Agnelet was initially acquitted but convicted on appeal in 2007 to serve 20 years- ...

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    1977 murder mystery of French heiress takes twist as son says father is killer

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... disappeared without a trace Agnelet, a former lawyer, was initially acquitted of the murder but convicted on appeal in 2007 to serve 20 years' jail, a verdict that was overturned by the European ...

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    Far right National Front party poised for electoral breakthrough in France

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... in 2011, has been credited with broadening the appeal of a party regarded as taboo by many voters in light of her father’s repeated convictions for Holocaust denial and inciting racial hatred. ...

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    Furore grows over French comic Dieudonne's 'anti-Semitic' gesture

    Posted Jan 05th 2014, 05:36am by AP

    ... sign. Valls' critics caution that going after the comic has the whiff of a witch-hunt and fear it may endanger a fundamental right to freedom of speech. Dieudonne, 47, has been convicted more than half a dozen times for inciting racial hatred or anti-Semitism over the years. He was most recently convicted last autumn for using the word "Shoananas", a mix of the Hebrew ...

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    Secret Sarkozy tapes could threaten his political comeback

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 09:06pm by AP

    ... of the recordings the judges opened a new investigation into whether Sarkozy was using his influence to keep apprised of internal legal deliberations. Sarkozy has never been convicted of wrongdoing. Le ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    France's interior minister hails court's ban on 'racist' comic Dieudonne

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... of fans who gathered outside the theatre in anticipation of watching a performer the government has branded a "peddler of hate" and who has been repeatedly convicted under anti-racism ...




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