Things are heating up everywhere in Europe, in Greece, but also in Spain, Italy and even in France. The slogan of the Greek students about 'the '600 Euro Generation' could easily catch on hereFrance moving gingerly on reforms Dec 24, 2008
I would like to say what a historic step forward it is for France that Syrian President Bashar Assad is determined to open a diplomatic representation in Lebanon, and that Lebanon should open a diplomatic representation in SyriaSyria, Lebanon to resume diplomatic ties Jul 13, 2008
All of us are thinking of the children, the adults, the victimsTrain hits school bus in French Alps Jun 02, 2008
France will be India's advocate with the international community for India acquiring civilian nuclear energy. India is considered a responsible nuclear power, which is sticking to IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) guidelines. So France will be the advocateSarkozy backs India's nuke deal with NSG Jan 28, 2008
France wishes to build up international consensus to allow India to use nuclear energySarkozy backs India's nuke deal with NSG Jan 28, 2008
Nicolas Sarkozy (pronounced ( listen), born Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa; 28 January 1955) is the 23rd and current President of the French Republic and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra. He assumed the office on 16 May 2007 after defeating the Socialist Party candidate Ségolène Royal 10 days earlier.
Before his presidency, he was leader of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP). Under Jacques Chirac's presidency he served as Minister of the Interior in Jean-Pierre Raffarin's (UMP) first two governments (from May 2002 to March 2004), then was appointed Minister of Finances in Raffarin's last government (March 2004 to May 2005) and again Minister of the Interior in Dominique de Villepin's government (2005–2007).
Sarkozy was also president of the General council of the Hauts-de-Seine department from 2004 to 2007 and mayor of Neuilly-sur-Seine, one of the wealthiest communes of France from 1983 to 2002. He was Minister of the Budget in the government of Édouard Balladur (RPR, predecessor of the UMP) during François Mitterrand's last term.