JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 23: Israeli President Shimon Peres shakes hands with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy during his visit to Jerusalem on May 23, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. Sarkozy has been awarded an honorary degree by Netanya Academic College in recognition of his services to the Jewish people.
It would be right that Hezbollah should be on the list of terrorist organizations of the European Union.
Bien sûr, l'objet de la mise en examen de Nicolas Sarkozy +abus de faiblesse+ est grave pour un ancien président de la République. Mais comme tous les citoyens dans la même situation, il bénéficie de la présomption d'innocenceMore quotes »
Ex-French president top gift giver to Obama family
-- Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his supermodel wife, Carla Bruni, were clearly taken with President Barack Obama and his family back in 2011.The Sarkozys gave the Obamas more than $41,000 worth of presents that year, becoming the most prolific Read more »
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IMF chief faces further questioning in court
of 2 Christine Lagarde faces hours of questioning Bernard Tapie had been close to the then-French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who was Ms Lagarde's boss International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has returned to a special Paris court over her role in 6:55 AM from RTE Interactive Read more »
Chirstine Lagarde may be subject to criminal investigation
suspected of personal enrichment, but of incompetence, negligence or having been instrumentalised by the former president Nicolas Sarkozy to reward a political ally, the businessman and ex-convict Bernard Tapie, with a €403 million out-of-court settlement 5/23/13 from Irish Times Read more »
Lagarde questioned by magistrate over payment
by a magistrate in Paris over her role in a huge arbitration payment that was made to a supporter of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. The payment of 400 million euros ($US516 million) was made when she was finance minister of France. Ms Lagarde insists the 5/23/13 from Radio New Zealand Read more »
François Hollande: Presidency through ambiguity
something that conforms to the rule, the way things should be. After the look-at-me term of Mr Hollande’s predecessor, Nicolas Sarkozy, whose self-promotion matched his dizzying hyperactivity, the word “normal” met a yearning for more modest government and from Economist Read more »
IMF's Lagarde - a pragmatist in austerity debate
285 million euro ($366.98 million) payment made to businessman Bernard Tapie, a supporter of former conservative president Nicolas Sarkozy. She is not accused of financially profiting from the payout and denies doing anything wrong by opting for a settlement from Independent Online (South Africa) Read more »