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'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'

Source: Politics Balla | Oct 26 2013, 9:30pm CDT | by IANS

'Israel intercepted millions of French calls'
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Israeli agents hacked millions of phone calls and messages in France, media reported citing a leaked US intelligence document.
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On Hollande and the Ukraine Crisis

Aug 5 2014 10:11am CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

In French, the word "Mistral" has usually carried two associations. Most people know "le Mistral" as the strong wind that periodically sweeps down the Rhône Valley and into the Mediterranean, often heralding a change of season. The wind is actually named after a frequently overlooked French writer, Frédéric Mistral, an expert on the Provençal dialect and the winner of the 1904 Nobel Prize in literature. Today, the "Mistral" is also known globally as the Fr ...
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Marine Le Pen Would Win French Presidential Election if it Were Held Today, Poll Says

Aug 1 2014 8:41am CDT | Source: Big Government

The leader of France's anti-immigration, anti-EU Front National would win the first round of a French presidential election if it were held today, a new poll reveals. The IFOP poll for political magazine Marianne shows that Marine Le Pen would beat all candidates from the two mainstream parties, including incumbent president François Hollande, with 26 percent of the vote. Despite his ongoing legal problems, former president Nicolas Sarkozy would still run Le Pen a very close second ...
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[Ticker] Sarkozy campaign probe launched

Jul 29 2014 2:51am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

French authorities have launched a probe into illicit funding of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign, reports Le Parisian. The paper says the campaign allegedly benefited from a system of fake invoices and fraud. Sarkozy, who is rumoured to seek a return to the presidency, ...
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Burka Bans Spread Across Europe as Catalan Town Becomes Latest to Ban Full Face Veil

Jul 21 2014 10:15am CDT | Source: Big Government

The town of Reus in the Catalan province of Tarragona has become the first in Spain to ban the wearing of full-face veils in public, a move which follows a judgment on July 1 by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) which found that a French law banning the wearing of the veil did not breach the Convention on Human Rights. The Strasbourg judges said the French ban was justified because of respect for life in societ ...
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Weekend Roundup: Double Barrel Game-Changing Events -- A Civilian Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine and The BRICS' Alternative to The World Bank and IMF

Jul 18 2014 4:18pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

As the cyclical violence in the Middle East continued with an Israeli ground invasion of Gaza, two game-changing events happened elsewhere. If the suspicions that the Malaysian airliner was shot down over eastern Ukraine by Russian-supplied rebels prove correct, the implications are vast for Russia's relations with the West, and in particular Europe and NATO. The founding of the new BRICS Development Bank to rival the World Bank and IMF -- mostly capitalized by China and based ...
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[Ticker] France's centre-right party saddled with debt

Jul 10 2014 2:17am CDT | Source: EUobserver.com

France's centre-right UMP party is €80 million in debt, reports Mediapart. Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is seeking to take over the party's leadership in the autumn. Sarkozy is under formal investigation over allegations he accepted illicit funds to finance his two previous presidential campai ...
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French tycoon comes under lense in fraud probe

Source: Politics Balla | Jun 29 2013, 5:53am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

French tycoon comes under lense in fraud probe
Paris, June 29 (IANS) Bernard Tapie, one of France's popular business personalities, was placed under formal investigation Friday on charges of using political influence to win a large state pay-out in 2008.
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Probe opens in Libyan donation to Sarkozy

Source: Politics Balla | Apr 19 2013, 7:08am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr

Probe opens in Libyan donation to Sarkozy
Paris, April 19 (IANS) An investigation was launched Friday into allegations that former French president Nicolas Sarkozy accepted an illegal financial aid from Libya during his presidential campaign in 2007, Xinhua reported.
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