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Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

Nicolas Sarkozy knocked out of French presidential race

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy crashed out of the presidential election on Sunday, suffering a humiliating defeat in the first round of the rightwing primary.

French right holds high-stakes presidential primary

French right holds high-stakes presidential primary

It is the first rightwing primary to be held in France, and anyone who pays two euros ($2.1) and signs a declaration that, they subscribe to "the values of the centre and the right" can take part.

French in centre-right primary to pick presidential candidate to face Le Pen

"Political Islam is doing battle against our values. There`s no room for compromise," Fillon said.

Fillon grabs narrow poll lead for French presidential nomination

Fillon grabs narrow poll lead for French presidential nomination

Ipsos contacted 9,574 people on Friday, of whom 807 had firm plans to vote in Sunday`s first round.

Sarkozy and Juppe in danger in French right-wing race

Sarkozy and Juppe in danger in French right-wing race

Alain Juppe, 71, entered the two-month-long contest with polls showing him to be France`s most popular politician

Sarkozy on defensive in first French presidential primary debate

Nicolas Sarkozy was forced onto the defensive Thursday over his legal woes in the first debate of right-wing rivals for the French presidency, widely expected to be won by the right.

Nicolas Sarkozy, Juppe set for French presidential primary showdown

France`s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and former prime minister Alain Juppe will face off Thursday in a televised debate ahead of a primary widely seen as the main battle for the presidency.

French presidential favourites head for debate showdown

France`s ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy and former prime minister Alain Juppe will come face to face on Thursday for a televised debate ahead of a November primary widely seen as the main battle for the presidency.

Nicolas Sarkozy says immigrants should `live like the French`

French Presidential hopeful Nicolas Sarkozy said Monday that once immigrants are granted citizenship in France they "should live like the French".

Nicolas Sarkozy tells comeback rally he would ban burkini across France

Hundreds of supporters waving French flags chanted "Nicolas! Nicolas!" and applauded as Sarkozy, a conservative president from 2007 to 2012 before losing an election to Socialist Francois Hollande, promised to protect the French people.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy terms burkini as 'provocation' that supports radical Islam

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy terms burkini as 'provocation' that supports radical Islam

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has labelled the full-body burkini swimsuits worn by some Muslim women a "provocation" that supports radicalised Islam, amid a heated debate over a ban on the swimwear in France.

8 out of 10 French do not want Nicolas Sarkozy back

The figures were released only one day after Sarkozy announced his intention to run for president in the 2017 presidential elections.

French President Francois Hollande rejects opposition calls to harden terror laws

French President Francois Hollande rejects opposition calls to harden terror laws

French President Francois Hollande today rejected opposition calls to further harden anti-terrorism legislation after the country's second jihadist attack in two weeks.

Sarkozy sets up French presidential bid by quitting party role

Sarkozy sets up French presidential bid by quitting party role

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy announces plans to quit his role as head of France`s Les Republicains party.

Pakistan must act against those guilty of attacks on India: Sarkozy

Asserting that France wants Pakistan to act against those who carry out attacks against India and "bring them to book", former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Wednesday said India's neighbour needs to do more in the war against terror.

Brexit to be very bad for European economy: Nicolas Sarkozy

Brexit to be very bad for European economy: Nicolas Sarkozy

"In my personal opinion, Brexit will be a very bad thing for Europe because of the simple reason that Great Britain at the moment is the second biggest economy of Europe. To lose the second biggest economy of Europe will be a big loss," Sarkozy said at an industry conference.

Former French president Sarkozy meets Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday met former French president Nicolas Sarkozy who has come on a visit to India.

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy to visit India

Former French presidentNicolas Sarkozy will visit New Delhi on April 13 during which he would meet Prime MinisterNarendra Modi .

Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

Obama hits out at Cameron, Sarkozy over Libya intervention

Cameron became "distracted" and Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya, Obama said in an interview with The Atlantic magazine.

Barack Obama hits out at David Cameron, Nicholas Sarkozy over Libya intervention

British leader David Cameron got "distracted" and French President Nicolas Sarkozy wanted to promote his country during the 2011 NATO-led military intervention in Libya, US President Barack Obama said in an interview today.