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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

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 ...

Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer, Thierry Herzog
07/03/2014 - France

French judges bugged Sarkozy's phone, report

French magistrates bugged the phones of former president Nicolas Sarkozy, his lawyer and two former ministers, Le Monde newspaper claimed on Friday.

Benghazi residents flee fighting between the army and Islamists in the Ansar al-Sharia militia last year
02/03/2014 - Libya - France

French engineer shot dead in Libya, hospital

A French engineer has been shot dead in the Libyan city of Benghazi, hospital sources said Sunday.


French weekly magazines review

President Hollande hits the spotlight again not because of his administrative woes but because of his fruitless hunt for allies as he presses on with plans for airstrikes against Syria following ...

05/07/2013 - France

Ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy resigns from France's Constitutional Council

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has resigned from the country’s top constitutional body, after it upheld a ruling that he had exceeded campaign spending limits.

Former president Nicolas Sarkozy
21/06/2013 - France - Libya

Kadhafi interpreter says Libya funded Sarkozy election campaign

Moamer Kadhafi’s former interpreter has validated claims that the former Libyan leader made financial donations to his campaign, in the latest string of allegations made against ...

11/06/2013 - France

Former Sarkozy aide Guéant received 250,000 euros intended for police

An investigation has revealed that a prominent figure in the Sarkozy era, Claude Guéant, received around 10,000 euros monthly for over two years from funds which were intended for use ...