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Sarkozy will appeal against bribery conviction

Lawyer: Sarkozy will appeal against bribery conviction and sentence

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dpa/GNA - Former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, plans to appeal against his conviction for bribery, his lawyer Jacqueline Laffont has announced. The sentence of...
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Former French president Sarkozy sentenced to three years for bribery

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dpa/GNA - Former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been sentenced to three years on charges of bribery and influence peddling, a court in...
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Sanofi offers facilities for Johnson and Johnson vaccine production

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dpa/GNA - French pharmaceutical company Sanofi said on Monday that it is prepared to help with the production of the new Johnson and...
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Microeconomic, fire and explosion seen as high business risk in Ghana

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10th Allianz survey: Business interruption, Pandemic outbreak and Cyber incidents are the top three business risks for 2021 – all strongly interlinked. Macroeconomic...
La Liste, the world’s best restaurant selection

La Liste, reveals special awards for 2021 to recognize commitment, resilience and innovation across...

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The year 2021 kicks off with two initiatives which respond to the pandemic for La Liste, a prominent restaurant finder and worldwide classification since...
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French consumer prices remain flat in December

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dpa/GNA - French consumer prices remained unchanged in December, as initially estimated, final data released by the statistical office Insee showed Friday. Consumer...
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Ten detained in France for illegal weapons trading

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dpa/GNA - Police have detained 10 people in France suspected of illegal weapons trafficking. Among the group were two members of the armed forces,...
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Travel chaos in eastern France due to heavy snowfall

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dpa/GNA - Heavy snowfall and slippery ice were causing travel chaos in eastern France on Tuesday. Hundreds of vehicles were backed up on route...
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Michelin to cut 2,300 jobs in France over next three years

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dpa/GNA - French tyre maker Michelin said Wednesday it plans to slash up to 2,300 jobs in France over the next three years,...
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French consumer prices remain flat in December

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dpa/GNA - French consumer prices remained unchanged at the end of the year as the increases in food and services prices were...
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Two French soldiers killed in explosion in Mali

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dpa/GNA - Two French soldiers deployed to Mali to combat Islamist terrorism were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised bomb, the Elysee...
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Thousands defy Covid rules in France with New Year’s Eve parties

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dpa/GNA - Illegal parties marking the turn of the year attracted thousands of people in France despite coronavirus restrictions banning such get-togethers, local...
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Storm wreaks havoc across France and Britain

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A major storm swept across Britain and into northern France on Sunday, leaving thousands of households without power. Some 34,000 homes in central and eastern...
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Choir performs in safety gear at Notre Dame Christmas concert

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dpa/GNA - Singers from the Notre Dame choir performed in helmets and worker's gear for a Christmas Eve concert in the heavily damaged cathedral...
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French court hands down life sentence to train attacker

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A court in Paris handed down a life sentence to the main suspect behind a thwarted terrorist attack on a train in 2015,...
Charlie Hebdo Trial

France awaits verdict in Charlie Hebdo trial

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A verdict is expected on Wednesday in the trial of 14 people accused of helping organize a terrorist attack on the offices of the...
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Macron urges immediate action to deal with climate change

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French President Emmanuel Macron Saturday hailed the efforts of the European Union and China in the past years to advance the Paris Agreement and...
Valary Giscard Daeestaing

Profile: Late French President Valery Giscard d’Estaing

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France's former President Valery Giscard d'Estaing died Wednesday evening at the age of 94, local media reported. The former president had been hospitalized several...
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Former French president Giscard d’Estaing dies aged 94

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Former French president Valery Giscard d'Estaing has died at the age of 94, sources close to him confirmed to dpa. He died at his home...

Macron honours Giscard d’Estaing as progressive statesman

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dpa, French President Emmanuel Macron has recognised former President Valery Giscard d'Estaing, who died at the age of 94, as a progressive statesman. "The directions...
Nicolas Sarkozy

Former French president Sarkozy faces corruption charges in court

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Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is due to face trial in Paris on Monday on accusations of corruption and influence-peddling. In 2014 he is said...
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French President Macron criticizes Security Council

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French President Emmanuel Macron has criticized the UN Security Council and urged European nations to show greater independence in a wide-ranging interview in the...
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Report: Key witness changes statement against Sarkozy on Libyan funds

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A key witness against Nicolas Sarkozy has changed his statement and said the former French president did nothing wrong, amid an investigation into...
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French radical left leader Melenchon to run for presidency in 2022

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Jean-Luc Melenchon, the leader of France's radical left opposition, said Sunday he would run for the presidency in 2022 if 150,000 people support his...
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More than 40,000 people die of Covid-19 in France

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France has recorded more than 40,000 Covid-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic, health authorities said late on Saturday. At least 40,169 deaths have...
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French police search for motive after attack on Greek Orthodox priest

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After a Greek Orthodox priest in the French city of Lyon was left with life-threatening injuries following a shooting, investigators were scratching their heads...
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New arrests made after Nice attack, with churches under guard

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French police have arrested two more people following what authorities say was an Islamist knife attack in a church in the southern city of...
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Three killed in apparent terrorist attack inside Nice Church

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Three people were killed in a knife attack in a Nice Church on Thursday that investigators are treating as an act of terrorism, French...
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Macron condemns “Islamic terrorist attack” in Paris suburb

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Condemning the "Islamic terrorist attack" that took the life of a teacher in Paris northwest suburbs, French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday evening called...
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French premier warns of new restrictions as coronavirus cases rise

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French Prime Minister Jean Castex has called on citizens to stick to local coronavirus rules, warning the government could impose further restrictions if the...