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Embattled Sarkozy defiant over presidential bid

French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy said today he was a victim of "manipulation" and vowed nothing would stop him running for re-election after prosecutors recommended he stand trial over alleged illegal campaign financing.

Sarkozy announces new presidential bid

Sarkozy announces new presidential bid

"I have decided to be a candidate in the 2017 presidential election," Sarkozy, who was president between 2007 and 2012, wrote in a foreword to a new book to be released Wednesday.

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.

Sarkozy, Draghi winners in EU rift

Napoleon dreamed of it, De Gaulle fought for it, but Nicolas Sarkozy may have achieved it -- a Europe of Nations with France in the cockpit and Britain on the sidelines.

Eurozone pain, hurts so good

It’s hugely important that Europe take steps to prevent a crisis like this from happening again, not only for its own viability, but to help draft a new blueprint for the rest of the world.