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Nice Attack: Sarkozy Says Democracy Must ‘Win the War’ Against Radical Islam

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for foreign nationals with links to radical Islam to be expelled from the country after criticizing the government in the wake of the Nice attack. Sarkozy, the president between 2007 and...Show More Summary

Anti-Terrorism Measures Taken in France Over 18 Months 'Insufficient'

Anti-terrorism measures taken in France over the 18 months after deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo office were insufficient, the country's former President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Sunday, as quoted by local media.

Sarkozy Better President Nominee Than Juppe Due to Views on Migration

Aymeric Chauprade, who left the National Front last year and now is an independent right-wing politician, said that former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will be a better competitor for Marine Le Pen, in upcoming French presidential election than former Prime Ministers Alain Juppe.

No Fears for Marine Le Pen Amid Sarkozy's Bid for 2017 France Presidency

Director of communications of the French National Front party said that Marine Le Pen has nothing to fear from a duel with Nicolas Sarkozy, who remains widely discredited by the disastrous results of his five-year term and the inconsistency of his convictions.

Sarkozy Eyes Presidential Comeback by Leaving Party Post

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced plans to quit his role as head of France's Les Republicains party on Saturday, setting up a potential bid to become head of state for a second time. Supporters of Les Republicains and...Show More Summary

France's Sarkozy says to step down as head of party

PARIS (Reuters) - Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy plans to step down as head of Les Republicains party, he said on Saturday, confirming expectations he will run in primaries for the presidential election nomination.

Drugs Galore: French MP Demands a Crackdown on Dark Web Sales

A French MP is worried by how easily one can buy banned substances and other goods online. To draw public attention to the problem, Bernard Debré, a member of the Republicans Party of former President Nicolas Sarkozy, ordered drugs on the Internet. In an interview with Radio Sputnik he shared his concern about the rise of online drug trafficking.

Le Pen: Hollande Says 'Non' to Frexit Referendum

French President Francois Hollande has refused to hold a referendum on the EU in France, but Nicolas Sarkozy has urged a referendum on a new EU Treaty, French newspaper Le Monde reported.

Sarkozy: EU Should Be Restructured Following Brexit Vote

Europe cannot function as before and has to rebuild after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Friday.

Sarkozy Calls for EU Reforms Irrespective of Brexit Vote

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has called for a fundamental rethink on the European Union project whatever the outcome of Britain's In-Out referendum on its membership of Europe on June 23.

Sarkozy: 'Cold War is Over, NATO Has No Goal of Fighting Russia'

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy opined the Cold War was over and NATO does not seek to fight Russia.

Sarkozy: Security Situation Impedes Visa-Free Regime Between Russia, EU

The current security situation underpins the visa regime between the EU and Russia, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said.

Sarkozy Suggests Russia-NATO Missile Shield for Europe

Russia should be included in a European missile shield, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said.

Putin Set to Meet With 'His Old Friend' Sarkozy on June 15

Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to meet with French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy on June 15 in St. Petersburg and discuss bilateral relations as well as the Middle Eastern issues, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said Tuesday.

Sarkozy says French identity being lost, stays mum on presidential bid

SAINT-ANDRE-LEZ-LILLE, France (Reuters) - Former President Nicolas Sarkozy courted supporters of France's far right Front National party on Friday in a speech laced with references to French identity and values but in which he stopped short of launching his bid for re-election next year.

Sarkozy Thinks UK Public Should Not Get ‘Brexit’ Referendum Chance

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that a national referendum on the so-called Brexit is an inappropriate measure to deal with the issue of the United Kingdom staying in or leaving the European Union.

French National Assembly Votes (Sorta) To Finally Kill Its Three Strikes Hadopi Program

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Remember Hadopi? Back when the legacy copyright players were totally focused on kicking individuals off the internet via a "three strikes" program, France and its former President Nicolas Sarkozy, married to a musician, was the first...Show More Summary

Sarkozy Wants to Bring Russia, Turkey Into 'Extended' Version of Europe

It’s time to reform the European Union (EU) by bringing in both Russia and Turkey into a new, “extended” version of the continent, Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said, according to the French political weekly magazine Le Po...

Top French court rules wiretaps on Sarkozy admissible

PARIS (Reuters) - France's top appeals court ruled on Tuesday that wiretaps on former President Nicolas Sarkozy were legal and admissible as evidence, opening the way for him to stand trial for alleged corruption in a blow to his hopes of a presidential comeback.

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