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Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Defence Minister
16/09/2014 - France - Libya

UN must deal with 'terrorist threat' in Libya, French defence minister

French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that the "terrorist threat" in Libya must be addressed at the upcoming UN General Assembly meeting, alongside the dangers of ...
Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy at his residence, in Paris, July, 2 2014.
02/07/2014 - France

Sarkozy breaks silence as corruption charges loom

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, currently under investigation for alleged corruption and influence peddling, has announced he will go on national radio and TV on Wednesday evening.
Thierry Herzog, former president Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer
30/06/2014 - France

Sarkozy's lawyer in custody in French corruption probe

Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer and two magistrates were taken into custody for questioning on Monday in relation to a corruption probe.


French press review 25 June 2014

The case of a paraplegic man is taken to the European human rights court. Islamist violence in Syria spills over into Iraq ... and Europe. Libya teeters between counter-revolution and implosion.

French weekly magazines review 18 May 2014

The French magazines sprang up in arms this week after last week’s virtual silence despite the international indignation about Boko Haram’s plans to sell the 276 girls kidnapped from a ...

French press review 29 April 2014

Alstom, the Pacific Basin and Kadhafi's son Saif's trial are among the subjects in today's French papers ..


French press review 4 April 2014

The French press considers Chad’s pull out from the CAR as necessary but untimely, while other papers say French Prime Minister Manuel Valls is making a high-risk take-off.


French press review 14 March 2014

French matters take a back seat in the French papers for once, leaving the front pages to the mysterious disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur en route to ...
French President Nicolas Sarkozy
11/03/2014 - France

Court rules against Sarkozy on diary seizure as phone-tapping row continues

France's top court rejected a plea by former president Nicolas Sarkozy against the seizure of his diaries in a corruption case.

French press review 08 March 2014

Ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy is a big hit on the front pages of today’s national dailies in the wake of Le Monde’s allegation Friday that he tried to pervert the course of justice on the ...