French President Nicolas Sarkozy (right) and Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi leave the Elysee Palace after the signature of 10 billion euros of trade contracts between the two countries, in December 2007 in Paris.
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy delivers a concession speech after he was knocked out in first-round presidential primary voting in November 2016. He is accused of violating France's campaign finance laws.
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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy turned himself in to the anti-corruption office of the French police (Oclciff) in Nanterre, near Paris, Tuesday. Sarkozy is being detained for questioning in a widening corruption probe.
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The decision to dismiss charges against former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, seen here in Paris Monday, could clear the way for him to return to politics.
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