France's Sarkozy says EU powers must be halved

Nov 23, 2014

France's Sarkozy says EU powers must be halved

The European Union must hand back half of its powers, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Saturday, stepping up his criticism of the 28-nation bloc as he seeks to be elected head of France’s conservative party this week. Just a few weeks after he ...

Jul 3, 2014

Sarkozy fights back in face of corruption charges

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France’s justice system of trying to “humiliate” and “destroy” him, after he was charged in a corruption probe that could spell trouble for his future political ambitions. The former conservative party leader fought back in a broadcast interview ...

Graft charge dismissal may aid Sarkozy's return

Oct 8, 2013

Graft charge dismissal may aid Sarkozy's return

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s comeback hopes were given a major boost Monday when judges investigating an election financing scandal dropped a corruption charge against him. The unexpected decision removes the biggest and most immediate obstacle to a career revival for the 58-year-old, although he ...