PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday removed one of his staunchest allies from his conservative party's list for December regional elections, punishment for saying France was a "white race" country that must stay that way.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's popularity ratings have prompted unsuccessful attempts by Nicolas Sarkozy and Donald Trump to copy Putin's image in an attempt to attract more voters, according to the French news website AgoraVox.
The former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, has called for dialogue with Russia in an effort to support the government of Syria to defend itself against ISIL, following a similar call from the White House in what is seen as a U-turn by the West.
The world needs Russia to end the civil war in Syria and flush out the Islamic State, French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy said in an interview Wednesday. He also urged the West not to start a new Cold War with Russia.
Leader of France’s National Front party Marine Le Pen criticized French President Francois Hollande who "should use diplomacy before weapons" in the Syrian conflict and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy for urging airstrikes in Libya.
National Front leader Marine Le Pen attacked President Francois Hollande and his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy on French television Friday, saying that the country's policy in the Middle East has destabilized the region, leading to the migrant crisis which France and the rest of Europe are paying for today.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy blasted authorities' decision to terminate the country's Mistral helicopter carrier deal with Russia, saying that in addition to the penalty fee itself, the decision will also run France hundreds of millions of euros worth in ancillary costs.
The party led by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is moving into Moscow’s orbit. And it has everything to do with domestic politics.
French President Francois Hollande faces pressure from both Nicolas Sarkozy's and Marine Le Pen's parties after a newspaper revealed that the true cost of breaking the Mistral contract with Russia may be more than double the declared sum.
In an interview with Radio Sputnik, Yvan Blot, an advisor to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, called Paris' decision not to deliver the two Mistral warships to Russia "scandalous," adding that François Hollande chose "to be a good friend of the United States" instead of supporting French workers and keeping his word.
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
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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...
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.
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.
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