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  1. News - World - FRANCE

    Ex-French premier Francois Fillon complains of 'plot' against him

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 09:50pm by AFP

    ... Hollande's right-hand man at the Elysee Palace. Fillon has denied this and the former prime minister under Sarkozy's presidency, who hopes to run as the candidate of the right-wing UMP ... on Sunday. He has said he will sue for defamation against two Le Monde reporters, who made the claims in a book, as well as the daily itself. On Sunday, Fillon told French television that Jouyet ...

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    Nicolas Sarkozy set to announce long-expected political comeback

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... to record lows. But experts warn a Sarkozy comeback will be no easy feat. "He had gradually forged the image of a wise man who stayed on the edge of the river and who only made comments every ... and adoration in equal measure- is due to announce that he is standing for the presidency of the centre-right opposition UMP party. A political heavyweight, the man who once told journalists they would ...

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    Sarkozy to return to politics with 'new choice'

    Posted Sep 20th 2014, 04:32am by AFP

    ... will be no easy feat. "He had gradually forged the image of a wise man who stayed on the edge of the river and who only made comments every now and then," said Pascal Perrineau, of the Institute ... involved in several graft probes. The energetic 59-year-old- who inspires hate and adoration in roughly equal measure- made the announcement in a very 21st century way, via a declaration on his ...

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    Far-right National Front is gaining ground, warns French prime minister

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 09:22pm by AFP

    ... which triggered the current crisis, made his comments in a speech to fellow social democrats from across Europe at the Festa dell'Unita in Bologna, an annual meeting in the one-time ... will be the terrible price of failure. "In France, the extreme right of Marine Le Pen is at the gates of power. And I, as a man of the left, will never be able to resign myself to that because ...

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    French policeman arrested on suspicion of stealing 50kg of seized cocaine

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... cocaine from the Paris police headquarters in a case that has become a major embarrassment for the force. The 34-year-old officer was believed to have made off with the illegal drugs- which have ... being transferred to Paris. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has called the allegations "extremely serious", and said the man had been suspended pending an investigation. "If ...

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    Gold-shop robber in Paris caught after shoot-out with police at Metro station

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 04:51am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Armed robber caught after Metro shoot-out A robber smashed into a rare-coin dealership in central Paris, made off with two trays of gold pieces ... heard at least 20 shots during the exchange with police. Police said the man was apprehended after being hit in the arm during the shoot-out. A spokesman said he was not in critical condition. ...

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    Daughter of wealthy Monaco heiress among 20 arrested over shooting

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... suffered a stroke. Her chauffeur, Mohammed Darwich, 64, also died from injuries sustained in the attack. The arrests were made in Nice, the southern city of Marseille and Rennes, in the west of France, according to several sources. The Paris-based lawyer for the family made no comment. The daughter, Sylvia Pastor, is married to Wojciech Janowski, the honorary consul of Poland in Monaco. ...

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    Defiant Nicolas Sarkozy out to claim ultimate victory despite corruption probes

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

    ... it was the country's justice system doing its job and showing that no man- not even a powerful former president- is above the law. The move to put the former French president under formal investigation ... vowing never to return, polls made him one of the country's most popular politicians and easily the centre-right's best chance for reclaiming the presidency in 2017. Nine months later, ...

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    Security tightened to beat jewel thieves at Cannes Film Festival

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

    ... with which jewel thieves can strike. A year ago, as film festival luminaries partied into the early hours, a thief broke into the hotel room of an employee of Swiss jewellers Chopard and made off ... near Cannes. Two months later, thieves raised the stakes when they struck again, this time taking jewellery worth US$142 million from the Carlton Hotel. A man with a semi-automatic pistol ...

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    Prime Minister Manuel Valls: the Socialist former 'top cop' admired by France's right

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 09:28pm by AFP

    ... "France's top cop". His tough-talking on crime and insecurity made him every right-wing voter's favourite leftist. That style and his politics have drawn comparisons with former British ... man." ...




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