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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    New leaks of phone calls add to Nicolas Sarkozy graft scandal

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

    ... 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 ... to lobby for a job for the judge in Monaco in return for his help on one of six bribery and funding scandals in which Sarkozy is embroiled. In intercepted mobile-phone calls with his long-time ...

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    Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy charged with corruption

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

    ... yesterday after he was quizzed for 15 hours by judges investigating an alleged attempt to interfere in judicial proceedings in another case. Sarkozy vehemently denies any wrongdoing. After Tuesday's questioning under detention in a Paris police station, Sarkozy, 59, was put before a judge early yesterday. The judge accepted the examining magistrates request for the former president ...

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

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

    ... with a judge involved in the affair. Iweins said the inquiry was weak as it relied on legally questionable phone taps of conversations between Sarkozy and Herzog as well as between Herzog ... whether Sarkozy tried to get a judge promoted to the bench in Monaco in exchange for information on that campaign funding inquiry, in which he was accused of exploiting the mental frailty ...

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    French court backs ending life support for man, 38, in vegetative state

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:49am by AFP, Reuters

    ... that they had asked the European Court of Human Rights to issue an emergency ruling on the case should the French judges go against their will to keep their son as he is. The international rights court, ...

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    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

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

    ... as "grotesque" and accused the judges of being politically biased and determined to humiliate and destroy him. Before losing the 2012 presidential elections, Sarkozy promised to disappear from public ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Bordeaux Judge who charged Sarkozy receives death threat The judge who charged former president Nicolas Sarkozy with taking financial advantage of France's richest woman has received a bullet and a death threat in the post, say lawyers. Jean-Michel Gentil, the most prominent of three judges investigating the case, received the threatening letter ...

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    Suspect in Paris Kurd slaying before judge

    Posted Jan 21st 2013, 06:12pm by AFP

    ... The judge at Monday’s hearing will decide whether to press charges against the suspect, who was born in Turkey in 1982 and is thought to have been a driver for one of the victims. The three women, ...

  8. News - World - FRANCE

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Judges' bugging of ex-president's telephones lead authorities to believehe sought top secret information from a 'friendly judge', report says Sarkozy probed for perverting justice Nicolas Sarkozy is suspected of attempting to pervert the course of justice on the basis of phone taps ordered by judges investigating his links ...

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    Secret Sarkozy tapes could threaten his political comeback

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

    ... publication of their private conversations. But it was the revelation that phone calls between Sarkozy and his lawyer were being recorded by investigative judges that could deal the politician ... attorney-client privilege. The Socialist government showed little sympathy, issuing a reminder that judicial phone tapping can target anyone- including lawmakers, lawyers, judges and journalists. Sarkozy ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nantes Top court overturns at last minute a local judge's ruling that controversial Dieudonne could perform, putting his French tour in doubt Minister claims ... France's highest administrative court, the Council of State, overturned a local judge's ruling that the show should be allowed to go ahead. The decision was greeted with boos by hundreds ...




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