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Former French Leader Sarkozy Falsely Recalls Obama-Bush Presidential Race

Nicolas Sarkozi has mistakenly recounted an "exceptionally violent" race between current US President Barack Obama and his predecessor George Bush.

Sarkozy draws presidential election spotlight with book

PARIS (Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy said his "frankness" and "free spirit" had led him to make errors during his 2007-2012 term as French president, in a book unveiled on Friday that is key to his bid for re-election in 2017.

Sarkozy Calls on Arab World to Join 'Third World War' Against Daesh

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has called on the Arab World to step up its support for military action on the ground against Daesh, also known as ISIL, in what he described as the "Third World War."

French do not want Hollande-Sarkozy re-match in 2017: poll

PARIS (Reuters) - Almost three quarters of French people want neither French President Francois Hollande nor his predecessor Nicolas Sarkozy to run for the presidency in 2017 and are eager to see new faces, according to a poll published on Saturday.

France Asks Russia to Hand Over Debris of Crashed Kaczynski Plane to Poland

A delegation of French parliamentarians from Nicolas Sarkozy’s The Republicans party is calling on Moscow to pass on the debris of the plane, which was carrying then-Polish president when it crashed in Russia in 2010, to Warsaw, one of the delegates wrote in a letter to the Russian Foreign Minister seen by Sputnik.

Sarkozy's drive to the right backfires in French polls

PARIS (Reuters) - This was going to be the landslide win that set Nicolas Sarkozy on a fast-track to regaining the French presidency in 2017. Or at least that was his plan.

Turkey Must Not Join EU - Sarkozy

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said that it is a mistake to lead Turkey into believing that it can join Europe.

At the wedding reception: "bowls and bowls filled with cigarettes, and everyone smoked the whole night."

The ever-childlike Mary-Kate Olsen, 29, married the 46-year-old French banker Olivier Sarkozy (the half-brother of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy).

Sarkozy battles far-right in French regional vote

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy rallied conservatives in eastern France on Wednesday, hoping to fend off a strong challenge by the far-right National Front (FN) in looming regional elections.

France's Sarkozy angered by link to cocaine smuggling probe

PARIS (Reuters) - Former president Nicolas Sarkozy accused French magistrates on Tuesday of violating legal principles by tracking his phone usage in connection with their investigation of a transatlantic drug smuggling operation.

Hollande favored as next French President

François Hollande, the Socialist Party candidate for president of France, has an 85.3 percent likelihood of capturing the presidency from incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy in the upcoming election. At this point, the other three major competitors:...Show More Summary

France Ex-President Sarkozy Considers Russia World Power, Not Regional

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said on Thursday that he considered Russia as a world power, not as regional, as stated by US President Barack Obama.

Sarkozy's Putin visit sparks controversy at home

NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia/PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy came under fire on Thursday for making an unofficial visit to Russian President Vladimir Putin at his residence near Moscow, where both men expressed regret for disagreements between their countries.

French PM Asks Ex-President Sarkozy Not to Compromise Paris Foreign Policy

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls asked former President and opposition leader Nicolas Sarkozy, who arrived in Moscow, not to compromise the position of French authorities on the questions of foreign policy.

Sarkozy Calls French Cancellation of Mistral Deal ‘Mistake’

French lawmaker Thierry Mariani said that France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy called a cancellation of the Mistral ship deal between France and Russia "great mistake."

Crimean Gov’t Urges Sarkozy to Drop by Peninsula During His Russia Visit

The government of Crimea invited former French President Nicolas Sarkozy to visit the peninsula during his two day visit to Russia, head of the Crimean parliament Vladimir Konstantinov told RIA Novosti.

Putin, Sarkozy Expected to Focus on Russia-France Ties, Syrian Crisis

Russian President Vladimir Putin and former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will exchange views on relations between Russia and France, pan-European issues and the Syrian crisis, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.

French Ex-President Sarkozy Will Arrive in Russia to Meet Putin

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy will arrive in Moscow on Wednesday night on a private visit to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the BFMTV channel reported Tuesday.

France's Ex-President Sarkozy Calls for ‘Frank’ Dialogue With Russia

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said that for the European Union it is necessary to establish a frank, honest and strategic dialogue with Russia.

French prosecutor seeks suspended jail term for long-time Sarkozy aide

PARIS (Reuters) - A public prosecutor demanded on Wednesday that Nicolas Sarkozy's top aide before and after he became French president be handed a suspended jail sentence and fined for pocketing money from a cash fund used for police investigations.

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