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France's Sarkozy disowns ally over 'white race' comments

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.

'Putin Style': President's Popularity Provides Template for US, French Candidates

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.

West Signals U-Turn Over Syria, Seeks Dialogue With Russia

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.

Starting a New Cold War With Russia a Big Mistake – Sarkozy

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.

EU Leaders Responsible for Deaths of Migrants Trying to Reach Europe

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.

Europe's Migrant Crisis Caused by West's Destabilization of Syria – Le Pen

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.

Mistral Deal Fiasco Will Have Hundreds of Millions of Euros in Hidden Costs

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 Inevitable Putin/Le Pen Alliance

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

The party led by former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is moving into Moscow’s orbit. And it has everything to do with domestic politics.

Hollande Under Fire After Newspaper Reveals True Cost of Mistral Fiasco

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.

'Scandalous' Mistral Non-Delivery: Hollande Chooses to Be 'Good US Friend'

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.

Sarkozy Signs 'Don't Touch Our Churches' Petition

3 months 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

3 months agoNews : 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

3 months agoNews : 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

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