Nicolás Sarkozy

Banning Religious Attire Will Only Create More Division In Society

Jack Jedwab | Posted 08.29.2016 | Canada Politics
Jack Jedwab

It's too much to ask French citizens to explain how banning the burkini in any way diminishes security threats. If bans on religious attire that are so popular in France were indeed so constructive in the fight against terrorism why are the levels of anxiety continually on the rise in the country?

IMF Head Caught In Corruption Probe

CP | Lori Hinnant, The Associated Press | Posted 10.27.2014 | Canada Business

PARIS - Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was put under official investigation for negligence in a French corruption pr...

As Police Raid His Office, Sarkozy Vacations With Canadian Billionaire

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada

French police on Tuesday raided the home and offices of Nicolas Sarkozy, but the recently defeated president of France was nowhere to be seen. Tha...

Will Canada French Kiss Harper Goodbye?

Christopher Sands | Posted 07.13.2012 | Canada Politics
Christopher Sands

In Canada's next election, which isn't due until 2014, the country could follow France, choosing a socialist over a conservative to captain the ship of state -- in Canada's case, perhaps a canoe of state -- through rough seas ahead.

France, Greece Cast Shadow Over Financial Markets

CP | Daniel Wagner, The Associated Press | Posted 07.06.2012 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - Financial markets will likely stumble this week after elections in Greece and France cast a pall of uncertainty over Europe's efforts to ...

Sarkozy Meme Has Ex-President Riding Nyan Cat And More

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.06.2012 | Canada

Nicolas Sarkozy has officially lost the French presidency to Socialist candidate Francois Hollande, but has Hollande ever rode Nyan Cat or shot lasers...

French President Chased By Angry Mob

Posted 03.01.2012 | Canada Politics

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS -- BAYONNE, France - French President Nicolas Sarkozy took refuge from a crowd of several hundred angry protesters in a cafe, as ...

Is Europe's Patience With Greece Wearing Thin?

CP | Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | Posted 04.07.2012 | Canada Business

PARIS - France and Germany on Monday sought to impose tighter controls on Greece's finances and warned political leaders in Athens to agree on new aus...

15 Eurozone Countries Face Credit Downgrade

CBC | Posted 02.04.2012 | Canada Business

Standard & Poor's confirmed Monday it is examining the long- and short-term credit ratings of 15 eurozone countries for a possible downgrade as the co...

Sarkozy: It Was A 'Mistake' To Allow Greece Into Euro

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.27.2011 | Canada Business

French President Nicolas Sarkozy said Thursday it was a "mistake" to allow Greece to enter the Eurozone, comments likely to inflame tensions between E...

Gross National... Happiness?

Andrew Cooper | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Andrew Cooper

As a big idea, happiness needs to be taken seriously. As many civil society groups recognize, privileging happiness helps fill a missing "human" gap between the organizational objectives they are advocating and the needs of people on the ground.

France's Super-Rich Tell Government: Please Tax Us

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2011 | Canada Business

Some of France's richest people, including the billionaire heiress of L'Oreal SA and the head of oil major Total SA, urged the government to tax them ...

A 'True European Economic Government'

CP | Greg Keller,Juergen Baetz, The Associated Press | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

PARIS - The leaders of France and Germany called Tuesday for greater economic discipline and unity among European nations but declined to take immedia...

Stock Markets Down As Europe's Economic Engine Sputters

CP | Posted 10.16.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - After an optimistic start to the trading week, global stock markets lost their steam Tuesday after subdued German growth figures reinforced fe...

After Weeks Of Volatility, Markets Stable Monday

CP | Colleen Barry, The Associated Press | Posted 10.14.2011 | Canada Business

MILAN - World stocks started the week solidly amid hopes that the recent sharp volatility in the markets may have run its course following a run of st...

'Our Financial System Has Become A Madhouse'

The Guardian | Posted 10.06.2011 | Canada Business

What we have witnessed is a mass global flight from risk and an accompanying hoarding of cash on a huge scale. It was the worst week in the financial ...