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Sarkozy questioned over 'illegal poll funds'
Magistrates try to establish whether ex-president received campaign donations from France's richest woman in 2007.
Last updated: 22 Nov 2012 21:07 GMT
French rightists split over leadership race
UMP still counting votes as both contestants allege fraud in election underlining conflict within party.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 22:10 GMT
French vote marred by fraud allegations
Succession battle for leadership of main French opposition party is under dispute as both leaders claim victory.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 04:15 GMT
President Hollande's historic challenge
In order to win the election, Hollande must appeal to the extreme fringes of both the right and the left.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 18:58 GMT
Sarkozy dogged by corruption accusations
Commentators say that cascade of allegations has engendered a 'crisis of confidence' in French democracy.
Last updated: 04 May 2012 13:42 GMT
Sarkozy and Hollande lock horns in TV debate
Tempers flare during France's presidential poll debate billed as incumbent's last chance to save his re-election bid.
Last updated: 03 May 2012 09:18 GMT
French candidates face off in crucial debate
President Nicolas Sarkozy uses aggressive tactics against challenger Francois Hollande ahead of Sunday elections.
Last updated: 02 May 2012 21:42 GMT
Sarkozy stresses unity as he ends campaign
French president pays little heed to opinion polls that say he is set to lose election to Socialist Francoise Hollande.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2012 14:27 GMT
French Muslims 'likely to vote for far left'
Al Jazeera speaks to M’hammed Henniche about the reaction of France’s Muslims to politicians’ preoccupation with Islam.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2012 23:08 GMT
Netanyahu, Iran and the fundamentals of policy
An Israeli attack on Iran could lead to a regional collapse of the non-proliferation treaty.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2012 14:21 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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