Prosecutors claim Sarkozy spent nearly $51 million on his lavish re-election bid, almost double the legal limit of $25.1 million, using fake invoices, and demanded he answer the charges in court.
Macron’s first speech to the press since he became president was meant to offer a change in direction, instead, it delivered more of the same Macron.
The Australian who carried out the terrorist attack in Christchurch was influenced by French Islamophobes, but just how far back does the country’s antipathy towards Islam go?
For France's head of state, the European Union is in a deep crisis. President Emmanuel Macron has presented an immediate action programme “for European renewal”. Can it work?
French sports brand Decathlon has decided not to sell its hijab sportswear in France. Why are the French so threatened a piece of clothing?
Libya's former spy chief alleges that former French President NIcolas Sarkozy accepted $8 million to fund his 2007 election campaign.
President Ali Bongo has been hospitalised for more than three weeks in Saudi Arabia, and his absence could trigger significant changes in the tiny nation.
The war erupted in 2008 when Georgian troops failed to regain control over the Moscow-backed breakaway province of South Ossetia, ending with a France-brokered truce.
A manifesto by nearly 300 French personalities that urged prominent Muslims to obsolete anti-Jewish and anti-Christian references in the Quran has caused a furore in Turkey as well as in France.
If French President Emmanuel Macron wants to genuinely integrate migrant and minority neighborhoods, he will have to first convince the French elite to share power.
The lawyers of former French president Nicolas Sarkozy say he will appeal against the decision to send him to trial.
The former French President is accused of receiving money for his presidential campaigns from the former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. But the claims go further to say the 2011 Libya military operation was initiated to undermine the alleged ties.
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