France: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy charged over Libyan money claims

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was handed preliminary charges Wednesday over allegations he accepted millions of euros in illegal campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi. A judicial official told The Associated Press that investigating judges overseeing the probe gave the ex-president charges of illegally funding his successful 2007 campaign, passive corruption and […]

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Nicolas Sarkozy concedes defeat in French presidential primary

Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president and candidate for the French conservative presidential primary, reacts after the results in the first round of the French center-right presidential primary election vote at his campaign headquarters in Paris, France, November 20, 2016. (Photos by Reuters) France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy has bid farewell to politics after conceding defeat […]

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