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  1. INSIGHT-France tempers Iran nuclear stance in nod to wider diplomatic needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... negotiations with Iran. But it is also true that the more hawkish shift towards Tehran under Prime Ministers Nicolas Sarkozy and Francois Hollande has helped a commercial rapprochement with Gulf States Qatar and more recently Saudi Arabia. Some ...

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  2. France's 35-hour week should not be put 'on pedestal'Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Otago Daily Times

    ... could strike their own wage and worktime agreements with unions internally. Former conservative president Nicolas Sarkozy watered down the 35-hour week by making overtime payments tax free but did not retract the law, arguing that that would create ...

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  3. France's 35-hour week should not be put "on pedestal" - ministerRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Reuters

    ... could strike their own wage and worktime agreements with unions internally. Former conservative president Nicolas Sarkozy watered down the 35-hour week by making overtime payments tax free but did not retract the law, arguing that that would create ...

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  4. France's centre-right: Sarko ReduxRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Economist

    TEN years ago this month a dynamic young French politician ran for the leadership of the Gaullist UMP party, and swept into the job after winning 85% of the vote. On November 29th the party will elect a new leader and the same politician, Nicolas Sarkozy, is again campaigning for the post.

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  5. France gets power to impeach presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... Jacques Chirac in 2002. It only came before deputies in the lower house in January 2012 at the end of Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency and was passed by senators last month. Although the president can be impeached, heads of state are still protected ...

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  6. Bob Geldof asks Carla Bruni to record Band Aid song in FrenchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Hellomagazine.com

    ... Carla became an award-winning singer-songwriter after her international modelling career. While her husband Nicolas Sarkozy was in office, she scaled back her singing commitment to keep the spotlight on his administration. However, the ...

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  7. Andy McSmith's Diary: I'm an Attention-Seeking Politician...Get Me in ThereRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Independent

    ... advice is, apparently, our own Tony Blair. Aujourd'hui En France has this story about the former president, Nicolas Sarkozy: "Shortly before leaving the ElysA e in 2012, he made enquiries about the international conference market. He talked ...

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  8. Tech hub: France becomes new tax haven for R&D firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Russia Taday

    ... Hollande refuses to change the allowance, first introduced in the 1980s and extended by former President Nicolas Sarkozy. "Often we have our handicaps, but here we have an advantage," he said in an interview on national TV this month. "The research ...

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  9. France, a Tax Haven? Yes, for Microsoft to China's HuaweiRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... and reverse record-high joblessness. The measure, introduced in the 1980s, was expanded by former President Nicolas Sarkozy. It is among the few of his predecessor's policies retained by Hollande. "The drivers of our economy aren't the same as they ...

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  10. [Ticker] Sarkozy opposes France's marriage equality lawRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | EUobserver

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday said France's recently enacted marriage equality law should be scrapped, reports Le Figaro. Sarkozy said same-sex marriages should not be on par with those by heterosexuals.

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  11. Politics Pushing French Comeback to Turkish MarketRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2014 | Groong

    ... Bashar al-Assad. In France, the change of government two years ago removed the pursuit by then-President Nicolas Sarkozy to enact a law widely seen as anti-Turkey. Sarkozy, who pushed hard for a law that would have made a denial of genocide of ...

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  12. Nicolas Sarkozy Wants to Reverse Marriage Equality in FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | Advocate

    As part of a comeback bid, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy will push for reversing the country's legalization of same-sex marriage. The law, passed last year by Socialist president FranA ois Hollande who had beaten Sarkozy in 2012, has been vigorously opposed by the country's strong Catholic contingent, and Sarkozy is tapping into antigay sentiment to help propel a bid to lead the conservative UMP party.

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  13. Saturday, November 22Read the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... government. 2007 - A transport strike that has crippled France for nine days in open defiance of President Nicolas Sarkozy's reform agenda collapses as rail workers around the country vote "yes" to return to work. denounces a U.S. congressional ...

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  14. Saturday, November 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... government. 2007 - A transport strike that has crippled France for nine days in open defiance of President Nicolas Sarkozy's reform agenda collapses as rail workers around the country vote "yes" to return to work. 2008 - China denounces a U.S. ...

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  15. House of the Day: Nicolas Sarkozy Summered in This $13.6M Lakefront MansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Curbed

    ... the state chapter's American Institute of Architects Peoples Choice Award. That same year, French president Nicolas Sarkozy hosted family and friends here. What's all the hubbub about? Have a look, below.

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  16. France owes Rwanda apology, says KouchnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Al Jazeera

    Bernard Kouchner, the co-founder of Mdecins Sans Frontires and a prominent French public intellectual, has said France should apologise for its role in the Rwandan genocide. Kouchner, 75, who was foreign minister under President Nicolas Sarkozy, made the remarks on Al Jazeera's Head to Head programme, which airs on November 14. This is the first time a senior French politician, and a former member of the government, has made such a public admission.

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  17. French, UK Ambassadors Share Know-How on Council of EU ChairmanshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Sofia News Agency

    His Excellency Xavier Lapeyere de Cabanes , French Ambassador to Bulgaria , and Sarah Riley , Deputy Ambassador of the UK to Bulgaria participated in a conference dedicated to Bulgaria 's first-ever chairmanship of the Council of the EU in 2018. The conference, which was organized by the Bulgarian NGO blEUprint, discussed the "Challenges and Opportunities in front of the Bulgarian Chairmanship of the Council of the EU 2018 ".

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  18. Tempests in tax havensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | EKathimerini

    ... set its own tax rates. Even when Ireland was forced to ask its EU partners for a bailout, French President Nicolas Sarkozy failed in his effort to force Dublin to raise taxes. In this way, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is correct ...

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  19. Rethink and Reset: Time to get rid of the Stability and Growth Pact?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | EurActiv.com

    ... to have stability. But we have to avoid viewing the stability pact in fetishistic fashion." In May 2004, Nicolas Sarkozy, the French Finance Minister back then, raised doubts about the functioning of the numerical rules: "Is the pact working well ...

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  20. Why It Took So Long For Google And Facebook To Donate Cash To Ebola FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Switched

    Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook Inc., speaks during the closing session of the e-G8 Internet Forum in Paris, France, on Wednesday, May 25, 2011. The Internet needs government involvement to reach its full potential of linking people and boosting economic growth, French President Nicolas Sarkozy said.

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