France's ex-president Sarkozy to face a corruption trial
March 30, 2018
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, in yet another humbling knockdown to the hard-charging conservative leader.
Sarkozy has faced multiple corruption investigations since leaving office in 2012. He was handed preliminary charges just last week in the most shocking affair: accusations that he took millions in illegal campaign financing from then-Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
In a separate case, a judicial official said Thursday that Sarkozy was ordered to stand trial on accusations that he...
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