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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

2 months agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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.

Sarkozy: ‘No Place for Turkey in EU, Russia More European’

The prospect of Turkey joining the European Union makes no sense, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said in an interview with iTele TV channel.

Obama blasts Cameron, Sarkozy for Libya ‘mess’

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and British Prime Minister David Cameron are partly to blame for the current “mess” in Libya, US President Barack Obama has said in comments likely to upset two of his country’s closest allies. In an extensive interview with The Atlantic magazine published Thursday, President Obama discussed the conditions surrounding the […]

Former Sarkozy protegee launches bid for French presidential primaries

PARIS (Reuters) - Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, a former campaign spokeswoman of ex-French president Nicolas Sarkozy, on Tuesday joined an already crowded race for the center-right's presidential nomination in a primary due in Novembe...

Sarkozy Calls on France to 'Change President, Lift Anti-Russian Sanctions'

During a meeting with French farmers at the International Agricultural Show in Paris, France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who is planning to run for presidential elections in 2017, criticized the actions of his successor, Francois Hollande, French newspaper Le Monde reported.

French Presidential Hopeful Sarkozy's Past Comes Back to Bite Him

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under investigation by the Paris Prosecutor over alleged irregularities in his 2012 re-election campaign finances, in a further blow to his reputation and hopes of running again in 2017.

Sarkozy's woes boost Juppe's election chances, harm Hollande's

PARIS (Reuters) - Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy's latest legal woes could be fatal to his already faltering comeback chances but the paradox is it's not good news for Socialist President Francois Hollande either.

France's Sarkozy In Fresh Legal Setback That Could End Presidential Ambition And Spur Fringe Parties

An investigative judge put former French president Nicolas Sarkozy under formal investigation for over-spending during the 2012 presidential elections, putting a fresh blow to his ambition to run again in 2017 as the probe creates a “confidence gap” that could be too big to overcome. Show More Summary

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