A French businessman close to former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been released on bail after being arrested in London. Alexandre Djouri is suspected of being an intermediary in the alleged financing of Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign by Libya's then-leader Moamer Kadhafi.
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. French businessman Alexandre Djouhri...Show More Summary
LONDON (Reuters) - A French businessman suspected by investigators of funneling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy's successful 2007 presidential campaign was granted bail when he appeared at a London court on Wednesday.
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. Alexandre Djouhri was apprehended at Heathrow Airport on Sunday and remanded in custody after a hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court on Monday. Show More Summary
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy and Carla Bruni join fans to say their farewells to the French rock star in Paris Continue reading...
French schools are back in business after the summer break. If the majority of children are happy to go back, the same cannot be said for many of their teachers. Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's former right-hand man and interior minister, Claude Guéant, says he earned less than the his hairdresser when he was a cabinet director. Show More Summary
Upon arriving in Paris as the new U.S. ambassador to France and Monaco in 2009, Charles Rivkin used his show business pedigree to charm President Nicolas Sarkozy with a gift: a framed poster of Rita Hayworth. It was a smooth move for Rivkin, whom President Obama chose for the role after a 20-year...
Carla Bruni has yet again rebuffed rumours she had an affair with Donald Trump in the early nineties which caused him to break up with his second wife. The former First Lady of France, who is married to Nicolas Sarkozy, argued President Trump had wholly fabricated claims the pair had an affair. Show More Summary
A former French ambassador to Iraq and close adviser to ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy told a court on Tuesday he was about to declare the 390,000 euros in cash that were in his possession when he was arrested at Paris's Gare du Nord on the point of boarding a train to Belgium.
Former adviser, known as Sarko Boy, faces tax fraud and forgery charges after being stopped with a bag stuffed with cash A French diplomat and close adviser to the former president Nicolas Sarkozy has gone on trial after he was stopped trying to leave the country with a bag stuffed with banknotes. Show More Summary
In France, most presidents have a stronghold, a city or region where they win the lion’s share of the votes. Nicolas Sarkozy had Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the most bourgeois suburbs of Paris. François Hollande had Tulle, a city in central France haunted by the memories of the Resistance during World War II. Show More Summary
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is calling for a meeting with embattled conservative candidate Francois Fillon and his possible replacement to find a solution to the crisis that threatens to … Click to Continue »
PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President and conservative politician Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a meeting with Francois Fillon and Alain Juppe, to discuss current problems regarding Fillon's presidential election campaign.
France's scandal-hit presidential candidate Francois Fillon came under renewed attack from within his conservative camp on Wednesday ahead of planned talks with former president Nicolas Sarkozy that Fillon hopes will restore party unity.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's scandal-hit presidential candidate Francois Fillon came under renewed attack from within his conservative camp on Wednesday ahead of planned talks with former president Nicolas Sarkozy that Fillon hopes will restore party unity.
The former president, accused of spending more than the legal limit on his 2012 campaign, was expected to appeal.
Former French president is to face trial for alleged illegal financing of election expenses during his 2012 campaign.
Sarkozy could face a one-year prison sentence if convicted.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was ordered Tuesday to stand trial in an inquiry into alleged campaign finance fraud during his failed 2012 re-election bid, the Paris prosecutor's office said. Sarkozy and 13 other "protagonists" will go to court on the order of a magistrate to answer allegations...
The Paris prosecutor's office says France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy is to face trial in an inquiry into alleged campaign finance fraud during his 2012 presidential campaign. The office said … Click to Continue »