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France's Sarkozy mulling 2017 re-election bid - paper

Nicolas Sarkozy has reportedly said he has "no choice" but to seek re-election to presidency despite saying he would quit politics after May defeat.


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Gaddafi funding of Sarkozy election campaign: the proof

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Mediapart can reveal compelling new evidence that President Nicolas Sarkozy's successful 2007 election campaign was partly funded by former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. A document signed by a senior figure in Libya in 2006 and recently obtained by Mediapart states that the regime approved a payment of 50 million euros to back Sarkozy's campaign, following a meeting with one of his most trusted political allies. The explosive revelation is certain to fuel calls for a full-scale enquiry into the funding of the president's last election campaign. Fabrice Arfi and Karl Laske report.

DSK: New York sex scandal orchestrated by political opponents

Former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn accuses enemies linked to Nicolas Sarkozy of destroying bid for French presidency.

British-based French voters preferred Nicolas Sarkozy

French citizens living in Britain put the current president a whisker ahead of François Hollande, who came top in France itself.

France election: Sarkozy rules out deal with Le Pen

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has ruled out doing any election deal with the far-right National Front but said its voters should not be demonised.