Sarkozy targets jobless benefits in re-election plan


Nicolas Sarkozy, expected to launch his re-election bid next week, sets out plans to make the jobless work for benefits and reforms in education.

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy is setting the stage for his re-election bid by airing plans to overhaul the education system and make the jobless work for benefits, and is expected to announce his candidacy as early as next week, reports Reuters news agency.