Nicolas Sarkozy was forced onto the defensive Thursday over his legal woes in the first debate of right-wing rivals for the French presidency, including the man tipped to lead the country, Alain Juppe.
France's ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and former prime minister Alain Juppe will face off Thursday in a televised debate ahead of a primary widely seen as the main battle for the presidency. The stakes are high in the race for the nomination of the main opposition Republicans party and its allies. Show More Summary
Book also quotes French president as saying too many people arrive illegally and that Nicolas Sarkozy is ‘the little De Gaulle’ The French president, François Hollande, has said his country has “a problem with Islam” and that there are too many illegal migrants arriving in France. Show More Summary
Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday attempted to revive his flagging campaign to reconquer the French presidency next year, vowing to defend the common man if returned to the top office. "My aim is the resurrection of the French people," Sarkozy...Show More Summary
Bruce Springsteen looks back on life, music and American politics from Reagan to Trump. A former advisor to Nicolas Sarkozy publishes a less-than-flattering book about the man who hopes to get another shot at being French president.Show More Summary
What will be the political legacy of Shimon Peres, the former Israeli president laid to rest yesterday in Jerusalem? Is there any future for German financial giant Deutsche Bank? Did Nicolas Sarkozy get good value for other people's money when he paid 86,000 euros for his 2012 campaign music, Race to Victory?
The former head of France’s DGSI domestic intelligence agency was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions of influence peddling. Squarcini was a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy.
Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign to win back the French presidency hit turbulence this week, as a spurned ex-advisor tore into him and a Libyan official claimed late dictator Moamer Kadhafi provided millions towards his 2007 campaign. TheShow More Summary
Poor job figures bring new setback to President Francois Hollande's re-election plans, while revelations about Nicolas Sarkozy in a new damning book by his former political advisor Patrick Buisson could seriously damanage his presidential ambitions.
French President Francois Hollande will attend the funeral of former Israeli president Shimon Peres. His predecessor and presidential hopeful in 2017, Nicolas Sarkozy, will also attend.
(Reuters) - French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy said on Tuesday he would offer Britain a chance to reverse its Brexit vote by negotiating a new treaty for the European Union with Germany, if he wins presidency in 2017, the Financial Times reported.
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls responded late on Thursday to former president Nicolas Sarkozy’s controversial comments earlier this week on the country’s Gaulish ancestry, stating that France was stronger because of its diversit...
Hoping to be nominated by his centre-right party for next year’s presidential election, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy visited Calais this week, where he decried the current government’s “absence of authority” over the migrant situation.
The former president’s comments about white ancestry are widely shared. We people of colour must fight this colonial revisionism “If you want to become French, you speak French, you live like the French. We will no longer settle forShow More Summary
France's presidential race accelerates on Wednesday as the candidates vying for the conservative nomination, including ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and favourite Alain Juppé, officially open their campaigns to try to win back the Elysee Palace.
Former French president says he wants to be 'the voice of the silent majority'
Count me skeptical about former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, but I had to warm, so to speak, to this comment (via Politico): Sarkozy, who hopes to secure the center-right Les Républicains party’s presidential nomination, told business...Show More Summary
The French press is enjoying the ping-pong between President Francois Hollande and arch-rival Nicolas Sarkozy as the primaries' race tightens.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was likened to Donald Trump this week after the latest in a string of provocative statements that have pushed his presidential campaign ever further to the right.