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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Crunch time for Francois Hollande's Socialists in French local elections

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:53am by AFP

    ... The contest is the first nationwide vote since Socialist leader Francois Hollande was elected as president two years ago. It comes as the centre-right UMP has been hit by a corruption probe and other ...

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    French tycoon Bernard Tapie charged with fraud in corruption probe

    Posted Jun 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Tycoon accused over €400m state payout when IMF's Christine Lagarde was finance minister Tapie charged with fraud in corruption probe Flamboyant tycoon Bernard Tapie was charged with fraud yesterday in the latest twist of a French corruption probe threatening to embroil IMF chief Christine Lagarde. After four days of interrogation in custody, ...

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    Sarkozy suspected of attempting to pervert course of justice, says report

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 01:49am by AFP

    ... to Muammar Gaddafi, it emerged yesterday. The revelation was the latest development in the web of corruption cases threatening to ensnare the former French president and destroy his chances ... another election financing scandal in which Sarkozy was embroiled and could affect the outcome of yet another corruption case, centred on a €400 million (HK$4.3 billion) state payout to disgraced ...

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    Secret Sarkozy tapes could threaten his political comeback

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

    ... yesterday threw out his plea against the seizure of his diaries by judges investigating a corruption case. The documents were initially confiscated as part of an inquiry into allegations Sarkozy ...

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    Judge who charged Sarkozy receives death threat and bullet in the mail

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the leading newspaper Le Monde accusing Sarkozy and his predecessor Jacques Chirac of "wishing to protect the corrupt", Herzog pointed out. Sarkozy could face up to three years in jail, ...

  6. News - World - FRANCE

    Luc Besson under investigation over funding of Film City complex in Paris

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 12:07am by AFP

    ... late on Thursday that prosecutors had handed the preliminary probe over to the police department in charge of fighting corruption, financial and tax violations, after state auditors queried ...

  7. News - World - FRANCE

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde's flat searched over 2008 case

    Posted Mar 21st 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Reuters in Paris Magistrates search Paris flat of IMF chief Lagarde French authorities searched the Paris apartment of IMF chief Christine Lagarde yesterday in an investigation into her award of a 2008 arbitration payment to a businessman supporter of for ...

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    French Senate votes to ban young beauty pageants

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... organisers said they were frustrated by the suggestion that they were corrupting girls. Maud Chevalier, who started Graines de Miss, barred young candidates from wearing heels over 3.5cm high, short ...

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    Marseilles gang murders spark crisis talks after death of soccer boss' son

    Posted Sep 08th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... corruption and political clientelism. The ongoing problems have cast a shadow over Marseilles' stint as European capital of culture this year. While tourist numbers have risen sharply ...

  10. News - World - FRANCE

    Uzbek leader's daughter linked to money laundering

    Posted Aug 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... and "corruption of a foreign official", in a case allegedly involving Karimova. The case centres around real estate, including a villa in the south of France. Since last year, her name has also been ...




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