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Sarkozy associate granted bail by London court

London - A key figure arrested as part of the campaign financing investigation against French politician Nicolas Sarkozy has been granted bail by a British court on health grounds.

Sarkozy ordered to stand trial for attempt to influence judge

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation, a legal source told AFP on Thursday.

Sarkozy mounts fightback in Libya probe

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will appeal court restrictions imposed on him after he was charged with financing his 2007 election campaign with money from late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, his lawyer said Friday.

Sarkozy will appeal restrictions in Libya probe: lawyer

Paris - The lawyer of Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday he would appeal restrictions imposed on the ex-president after he was charged with financing his 2007 election campaign with money from late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

The colourful cast behind the Sarkozy corruption scandal

Paris - A Libyan dictator, a drowned witness, an arms broker who says he delivered suitcases of cash: the corruption scandal engulfing French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy involves a cast to rival that of a Hollywood thriller.

Sarkozy vows to clear name, but says 'finished' in politics

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy vowed to clear his name on Thursday after being charged for financing his 2007 election campaign with money from late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi, but admitted he was "finished" in politics.

Sarkozy blasts 'lack of evidence' for corruption charges

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him over allegations that late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi funded his 2007 election campaign, in his court statement published Thu...

Sarkozy charged with corruption over suspected Kadhafi financing

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing on Wednesday over allegations that the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi helped fund his 2007 election campaign.

Sarkozy released after two days of grilling in 'Kadhafi millions' probe

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was released from custody Wednesday evening after two days of questioning over allegations that the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign.

Sarkozy returns for police questioning in Libya probe: sources

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy returned to police custody on Wednesday for a second day of questioning over allegations the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi financed his 2007 election campaign, sources close to the inquiry told AFP.

Sarkozy: the ex-president and his legal problems

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was held for questioning in Paris on Tuesday over allegations he received millions of euros towards his 2007 election campaign from the late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi.

Sarkozy: France's 'bling-bling' president dogged by legal woes

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy, who governed France as a tough-talking rightwing president from 2007 until 2012, is a divisive figure in French politics who has been dogged by legal cases since leaving office.

French ex-president Sarkozy held in Libya financing probe

Paris - French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy was detained for questioning on Tuesday over allegations that late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi financed his 2007 election campaign, including with suitcases stuffed with cash, a source close to the inquiry told AF...

Sarkozy associate granted bail by London court

London - An associate of French politician Nicolas Sarkozy was granted bail on Wednesday by a British court, after his arrest on charges linked to a probe into financing the ex-president's election campaign.

Britain arrests French suspect in Sarkozy financing probe

London - British police have detained a French businessman as part of a long-running investigation into suspected Libyan financing of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign, officials said Monday.

Britain arrests French suspect in Sarkozy financing probe

London - British police have detained a French businessman as part of a long-running investigation into suspected Libyan financing of ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign, officials said on Monday.

France's Sarkozy, from 'bling-bling' to bust

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy, whose dream of a triumphant return to the French presidency was destroyed at the first hurdle Sunday, failed to shake off a reputation as one of the country's most divisive figures.

Sarkozy concedes defeat in French rightwing primary

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy conceded defeat in the first round of the rightwing presidential primary on Sunday after finishing third behind two former prime ministers.

Sarkozy ducks 'disgraceful' debate question on Libya cash

Paris - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday ducked a debate question on fresh claims he received millions in campaign funding from late Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's regime, calling it "disgraceful".

Sarkozy hit by fresh claims of Kadhafi campaign funding

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy's links with the late Moamer Kadhafi came under fresh scrutiny Tuesday after a businessman admitted delivering three cash-stuffed suitcases from the Libyan leader toward the Frenchman's first presidential bid.

Struggling Sarkozy campaigns as champion of 'silent majority'

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday attempted to revive his flagging campaign to reconquer the French presidency next year, vowing to defend the common man if returned to the top office.

Sarkozy comeback bid hits turbulence as scandals stack up

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign to win back the French presidency hit turbulence this week, as a spurned ex-advisor tore into him and a Libyan official claimed late dictator Moamer Kadhafi provided millions towards his 2007 campaign.

Sarkozy says immigrants should 'live like the French'

Franconville - French Presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy said that once immigrants are granted citizenship in France they "should live like the French".

Embattled Sarkozy defiant over presidential bid

Poissy - French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy said Tuesday he was a victim of "manipulation" and vowed nothing would stop him running for re-election after prosecutors recommended he stand trial over alleged illegal campaign financing.

French prosecutors seek trial for Sarkozy

Paris - Prosecutors have recommended that French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy stand trial over alleged illegal campaign financing, legal sources said Monday, in a potentially major blow to his bid for re-election next year.

Nicolas Sarkozy book tops French bestseller list

Paris - A new book in which Nicolas Sarkozy launched his campaign to retake the French presidency shot to the top of the country's bestseller list Thursday.

Sarkozy: Abrasive, divisive and running again to lead France

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy, who has launched a bid to regain the presidency four years after telling voters they had seen the back of him for good, is one of the most abrasive figures in French politics.

Sarkozy announces long-awaited bid for French presidency

Paris - Nicolas Sarkozy launched a bid Monday to win back the French presidency, announcing he would seek his party's nomination to run in next year's election.

Sarkozy calls for French-German push to save Europe

Berlin - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy called Tuesday for Paris and Berlin to make a joint push for "a new European treaty" following Britain's vote on whether to leave the bloc.

Rise of Trump is 'scary', says France's Sarkozy

London - Donald Trump is "scary" and his popularity in the United States is worrying, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Wednesday."This man does not deserve as much attention as he gets.
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