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French President Emmanuel Macron announced honours on Friday for Algerians who fought alongside French troops in Algeria's war of independence, part of fresh moves to confront France's painful legacy in north Africa.
A top aide to former Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi says he fears arrest if he returns to Libya over what he may know about corruption allegations against France's ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy and Gadhafi's alleged financial support to the former France leader.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling involving a judge from whom he sought information about an investigation, a legal source told AFP on Thursday.
French President Emmanuel Macron has led tributes to Arnaud Beltrame, the "hero" policeman who died after swapping himself for a hostage in a jihadist attack, saying he symbolised the "French spirit of resistance".
Moammar Gaddafi's cousin says the corruption allegations against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy are "God's punishment" for his role in the NATO-backed uprising that toppled and killed the longtime Libyan leader.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, has been charged with corruption and illegal campaign financing over allegations that Muammar Gaddafi, the slain Libyan leader, helped fund his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy blasted what he said was a lack of evidence for the corruption charges against him.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy faced a second day of questioning on Wednesday by investigators who are questioning him about allegations that late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi, funded his 2007 election campaign.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was taken into police custody on Tuesday for questioning over suspected Libyan financing of his 2007 election campaign, a source close to the inquiry told AFP.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody over campaign financing, according to reports.
A leading representative of French Muslims has urged Emmanuel Macron not to interfere in the organisation of the country’s second-largest religion, days after the president said he would try to redefine relations between Islam and the state.
A Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday granted a French businessman, suspected of funnelling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign, bail in the sum of one million pounds.
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L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the world's richest woman whose old age was clouded by dementia, has died at the age of 94, her family said Thursday.
Barack Obama has begun cashing in on his time in the White House with paid Wall Street speeches less than a year after leaving office, a practice which drew stinging rebukes for Hillary Clinton during last year’s presidential campaign.
China has banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Belgium after an outbreak of African swine fever.
No fewer than 30 convicted drug traffickers are serving different jail terms in Gombe prisons, says National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
The police in Lagos have arrested two suspected armed robbers for invading vehicle spare parts shops at Fashola Estate, Sango-Ota in Ogun.
The Presidential candidate of All Grand Alliance Party (AGAP), Chief Godwin Umenwa, has promised to deliver the dividends of democracy to Nigerians if he emerges winner of the 2019 general election.
10 people, including eight school children in U.S. city of Detroit, were sent to Hospital on Monday following a collision between a school bus and a mini van.
Dayo Bush-Alebiosu, the former lawmaker who represented Kosofe federal constituency, has appealed to people of the constituency to continue to tow the line of peace, remain calm and stay focused.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike, has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.
Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi has expressed great shock over the death of the Vice Chairman, Ebonyi Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists, Samuel Nweke.
Arsenal legend Robert Pires has revealed that he told Alex Iwobi that he ‘made the difference’ during his cameo role against Watford on Saturday – and is also tipping the midfielder for a bright future with the club.
The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has condemned the “unauthorised primaries” held in Edo State into the Senate, House of Representatives and House of Assembly.