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Sarkozy Signs 'Don't Touch Our Churches' Petition

3 weeks agoNews : Newsweek: US

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has added his name to a petition in a far-Right magazine opposing proposals to convert disused Christian churches into mosques for France's burgeoning Muslim population. Sarkozy, who held France's...Show More Summary

Nobody in Europe Confronts US Espionage - French Senator

In June, WikiLeaks published documents, obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, revealing that the agency had spied on three French presidents: incumbent Francois Hollande, Nicolas Sarkozy and Jacques Chirac.

Ex-Leaders of France, Germany Influenced Vote for 2022 World Cup - Blatter

The former Presidents of France and Germany, Nicolas Sarkozy and Christian Wulff, pressured their countries' football federations to vote for choosing Qatar as the Wold Cup 2022 host, FIFA President Joseph Blatter told German newspaper Welt am Sonntag Sunday.

L'hypocrite: France Backed Spying on Other Countries Since Sarkozy's Time

In 2008, the then French President Nicolas Sarkozy met with the Prime Minister, Francois Fillon, and the boss of a project for the General Directorate for External Security (DGCE). Sitting in the office of the Head of State at the Elysee in Paris, the agenda before them: the future of the French special services.

French Are Fuming Over Report That NSA Spied On 3 Presidents

last monthNews : The Two-Way

According to one document published by WikiLeaks, "the main sticking point" for President Nicolas Sarkozy back in 2010 was "the U.S. desire to continue spying on France."

NSA, GCHQ Excesses Stem From Their Role as Secret Guardians and Protectors

On Tuesday, WikiLeaks published documents revealing that the NSA had secretly spied on former French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and current President Francois Hollande over a period of at least six years.

Wikileaks reveals that US wiretapped the last three French presidents: reports

last monthNews : The Raw Story

The United States wiretapped France’s former presidents Jacques Chirac and Nicolas Sarkozy, as well as current leader Francois Hollande, French media reported Tuesday, citing WikiLeaks files. The spying spanned 2006 to 2012, French newspaper Liberation and the Mediapart website said, quoting...

NSA spied on French presidents: WikiLeaks

PARIS (Reuters) - The United States National Security Agency spied on French presidents Jacques Chirac, Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande, WikiLeaks said in a news release published on Tuesday, citing top secret intelligence reports and technical documents.

EU Should Resume Dialogue With Russia Now – French Expert

Europe should stop kowtowing to the US and needs to resume normal dialogue with Russia, a senior adviser to French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Friday.

Sarkozy's Close Aides Questioned Over Fraud Allegations

French opposition leader Nicolas Sarkozy's name has been linked to yet another scandal as six people who served as high ranking officials during his presidency were held in police custody yesterday and questioned over their involvement...Show More Summary

After Party Name Change, Sarkozy Sets Sights on Rival

Nicolas Sarkozy convinces his party to change its name. Now he must convince it to give him another go at the presidency.

The Hollande-Sarkozy re-match France doesn't want

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy vs Francois Hollande: the re-match. With both having tightened their grips on their parties in recent days, a 2017 repeat of France's 2012 presidential election now looks like the most likely scenar...

Sarkozy boosted by support for new French 'Republicans' party

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy cemented his grip on the center-right opposition party on Saturday after party members overwhelmingly approved renaming it "the Republicans", in a blow to conservative rivals ahead of the 2017 presidential election.

French Don't See Sarkozy as Presidential Material Despite Party Name Change

Despite his attempts to rebuild his reputation, 72 percent of French surveyed do not want to see former President Nicolas Sarkozy as a presidential candidate in the 2017 presidential election.

France's UMP party changes name to The Republicans, boosting Sarkozy

PARIS (Reuters) - French conservatives overwhelmingly backed renaming their UMP party "The Republicans" on Friday in a boost for former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who wants to use the re-branding as a springboard for the 2017 presidential election.

A French Republican Party?

Since returning to the helm of the conservative Union for a Popular Movement (U.M.P.), six months ago, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been looking for ways to distract the nation from the divisive appeal of Marine Le Pen’s...Show More Summary

France's Sarkozy, on comeback trail, wins right to rename party

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy won a court fight on Tuesday for the right to rename his conservative party "The Republicans", a prelude to an expected attempt to win back the presidency in 2017.

France's Sarkozy attracts mockery with Twitter chat

PARIS (Reuters) - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy drew a wave of mocking comments about his judicial woes when he launched a rare question-and-answer session on Twitter on Friday.

France's Sarkozy accused of pandering to racist sentiments

PARIS (Reuters) - France's ruling Socialists accused conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy on Monday of appealing to racist sentiments in criticizing the country's Morocco-born education minister.

French court endorses Sarkozy phone-tapping in upset for comeback

PARIS (Reuters) - French magistrates ruled on Thursday that authorities had acted legally in tapping ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy's phone as part of an investigation into allegations of influence peddling, in a potential blow to his hopes to run for president in 2017.

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