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Is the era of ‘slackocracy’ leadership nearing an end?

France is abuzz with the rumor that former center-right French President Nicolas Sarkozy is set to re-enter public life. Could the era of the chill bros be over already? The

France is asking the world to stop the chaos in Libya. Again.

2 weeks agoNews : BlogPost

On Sept. 15, 2011, Nicolas Sarkozy, then the president of France, addressed a crowd in Tripoli, Libya. "France, Great Britain, Europe, will always stand by the side of the Libyan people," he said, to cheers. Almost four years later, Libya is in trouble again and a new French president is calling on the international community to act. […]

French Prosecutors Put IMF's Lagarde Under Investigation

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

Christine Lagarde said the allegations of "simple negligence" stem from her days as finance minister under former French President Nicolas Sarkozy.

Va Va Voom

The Sunday Times carried a funny story the other day about the increasingly bitter dispute in French politics between former President Nicolas Sarkozy and his socialist successor, Francois Hollande. If the newspaper claims are to beShow More Summary

Your Company Can Benefit If a Top Politician Is Your Friend

The stock of companies whose top executives or major shareholders were friends of Nicolas Sarkozy outperformed other firms’ stock by 3% after Sarkozy’s election as president of France.

Ex-French Prez Nicolas Sarkozy taped offering to bribe judge: report

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was taped offering to get a judge a choice gig in return for information about one of six corruption investigations into him, according to a Paris newspaper.

Want to Reach Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy? Try Calling His Mobile Phone Alias, Paul Bismuth

Paul Bismuth is a real estate developer in Israel who happened to go to high school with Sarkozy's lawyer. When prosecutors investigating corruption wiretapped Sarkozy's phone, Sarkozy adopted the alias.

Sarkozy: Left-leaning rivals trying to ‘destroy’ me

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France’s justice system of trying to “humiliate” and “destroy” him, after he was charged in a corruption probe that could spell trouble for his future political ambitions.

Sarkozy charged with corruption, faces up to 10 years in prison

France’s former president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors said Wednesday, a dramatic move in a criminal probe that could wreck his hopes of a political comeback. The decision...Show More Summary

France’s Former President Nicolas Sarkozy Being Held by Authorities Pending Corruption Charges

3 months agoNews : Truthdig

Police are looking into whether the ex-president of France received illegal campaign donations from L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt and Libyan tyrant Moammar Gadhafi; Facebook has been manipulating users all along it seems; meanwhile, scientists have discovered a human protein can clean drinking water. Show More Summary

Nicolas Sarkozy questioned in corruption probe

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions he tried to use his influence to thwart an investigation of his 2007 election campaign, the prosecutor's office said.

France Begins Formal Inquiry Against Sarkozy

After 15 hours of questioning yesterday, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy emerged as the star of his very own formal investigation into allegations that he peddled influence. It's a staggering turn of events Le Figaro calls a "shock wave," and an unprecedented one for a former French president, notes the...

Sarkozy faces charges in French corruption probe

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, his lawyer and a magistrate are facing preliminary charges in a corruption investigation linked to allegations that he took 50 million euros ($67 million) in illegal campaign funds from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi, after a night of questioning by judicial officials.

Nicolas Sarkozy 'charged' with corruption

Credits: Getty Images Alt Text: Nicolas Sarkozy Ex-French president's hopes for a return to office derailed by arrest and questioning One-Minute Read Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 10:39am Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy's hopes of staging...Show More Summary

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Wednesday 2 Jul 2014

SARKOZY PLACED UNDER INVESTIGATION Ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been formally placed under investigation by a judge in Paris after 15 hours of questioning over his alleged abuse of influence. Sarkozy is said to have askedShow More Summary

Former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, was charged by prosecutors Wednesday "with corruption a

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Former president of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, was charged by prosecutors Wednesday "with corruption and influence peddling in a criminal investigation," the AFP reports. Sarkozy was detained earlier today by anti-corruption police and questioned for 15 hours. Read more...

Sinking Sarko

THERE is probably never a good time for a former president to be held by judicial police for questioning. But the timing for Nicolas Sarkozy who was called in by the anti-corruption division of the judicial police in Nanterre on July 1st, was particularly awkward. Show More Summary


The former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody for questioning as part of an inquiry into alleged abuse of power. The unprecedented step followed the arrest of Sarkozy’s lawyer and two magistrates who are under investigation for allegedly using their influence to obtain information about legal cases against him. Click here to read […]

Sarkozy detained in French corruption probe

3 months agoNews : The Newsroom

PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained Tuesday and reportedly questioned by financial investigators in a corruption probe that could cloud his chances of a political comeback.

Nicolas Sarkozy Detained by Anti-Corruption Police

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained by anti-corruption police for questioning on Tuesday. The investigators are attempting to determine whether or not he used a magistrate as an informant during judicial proceedings against him. Read more...

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