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World Sep 30French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy convicted in campaign financing case
It is the first time in France's modern history that a former president has been convicted and sentenced to a prison term for actions during his term.
World Sep 08Paris terror trial opens for 20 accused in 2015 attacks
Nine Islamic State group gunmen and suicide bombers struck within minutes of one another at several locations around Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, leaving 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.
Politics Jun 22France’s former President Nicolas Sarkozy faces jail term in campaign financing trial
The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has concluded in Paris, after a month during which the court sought to determine whether he broke laws on campaign financing in his unsuccessful 2012 re-election bid.
World May 25Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon
French police were on Saturday hunting a suspect believed to have deposited a paper bag containing an explosive device that went off, wounding 13 people in a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon the previous day.
World Apr 18France pays tribute to firefighters who saved Notre Dame
As the ceremonies took place, construction workers hurriedly secured key sections of the fire-weakened cathedral, including an area above one of its famed rose-shaped windows.
World Apr 17Doubts rise over Macron’s 5-year plan to rebuild Notre Dame
Nearly $1 billion in donations have poured in for the vast restoration of the fire-ravaged Notre Dame cathedral — but a pledge by French President Emmanuel Macron that it will be completed within five years was facing accusations of being…
World Mar 07French court convicts cardinal of not reporting child abuse
French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin said Thursday he will offer his resignation to Pope Francis, after a court found him guilty of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of minors by a priest.