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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

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

    ... Agencies in Paris Despite being placed under formal investigation for alleged corruption, France's former 'bling bling' president has his eyes on the Elysee Palace Defiant ... for allegations of corruption, trafficking influence and receiving information violating professional secrecy rocked the country. But while it was a setback to his hopes of a return the presidential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547461/defiant-nicolas-sarkozy-out-claim-ultimate-victory-despite-corruption
  2. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Decision to press influence-peddling and corruption counts against former president are the latest blow to his hopes to make poll history Sarkozy denies ... of a web of inter-connected corruption scandals. The latest of these has seen him hit with charges including corruption and influence peddling. The decision to charge the right-wing leader came ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1544742/french-court-places-ex-president-nicolas-sarkozy-under-formal-corruption
  3. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy says French justice twisted by politics in corruption probe

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:31pm by Reuters in Paris

    ... victorious 2007 campaign. He is suspected of influence-peddling, corrupting officials, and benefiting from a breach of professional secrets, the prosecutor’s office said. “I passionately love my ... be punished by up to five years in prison and corrupting officials can trigger a sentence of up to 10 years. It was the second time the ex-president, who lost immunity from legal prosecution a month ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545445/ex-president-sarkozy-says-french-justice-twisted-politics-corruption
  4. News - World - FRANCE

    Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy held for questioning over corruption allegations

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 03:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Paris A first as Sarkozy held in influence-peddling probe Nicolas Sarkozy became the first former French president to be taken into formal custody as he was detained yesterday in an influence-peddling probe. He was held for questioning into sus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1544303/frances-ex-president-sarkozy-detained-questioning-over-alleged-election
  5. News - World - FRANCE

    New leaks of phone calls add to Nicolas Sarkozy graft scandal

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:32am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris New leaks turn up heat on Sarkozy A corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy deepened yesterday with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favours. Sarkozy, who was charged two weeks ago with corruption and influence peddling in a case related to his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1553055/new-leaks-phone-calls-add-nicolas-sarkozy-graft-scandal
  6. News - World - FRANCE

    French president calls on people to love their country amid economic gloom

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:45am by AFP

    ... he was charged with corruption and influence peddling, Hollande strenuously denied meddling in the justice system. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1554388/french-president-calls-people-love-their-country-amid-economic-gloom
  7. News - World - FRANCE

    France’s UMP party boss quits over Sarkozy funding scandal

    Posted May 27th 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... Fillon, demanded Jean-Francois Cope's resignation following the latest twist in a corruption scandal engulfing him and a PR firm owned by his associates. Cope has agreed to step down from ... the company had been pressured to falsify Sarkozy's bills or risk not getting paid. Sarkozy, who has been implicated in several corruption scandals and denies any wrongdoing, is "very ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1520149/frances-ump-party-boss-quits-over-sarkozy-funding-scandal
  8. News - World - FRANCE

    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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1271458/french-tycoon-bernard-tapie-charged-fraud-corruption-probe
  9. News - World - FRANCE

    Security tightened to beat jewel thieves at Cannes Film Festival

    Posted May 13th 2014, 09:05pm by AFP

    ... or in the Emirates. "Or what you have to do is find a corrupt polisher and cleaver in Antwerp and to turn it into two stones or shave a little bit off and put it in a new shape," he said. The vast ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1511409/security-tightened-beat-jewel-thieves-cannes-film-festival
  10. News - World - FRANCE

    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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1202010/judge-who-charged-sarkozy-receives-death-threat-and-bullet-mail

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