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Sarkozy charged with passive corruption over Gaddafi funding claims

21 March, 2018

Sarkozy was brought into custody for questioning on allegations that his campaign team accepted millions of dollars from former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi.

Sarkozy questioned for second day over Gaddafi financing scandal

21 March, 2018

The case is France's most explosive political financing scandal and one of several legal probes that have dogged the right-wing politician since he left office after one term in 2012.

Saif Gaddafi should be a prisoner, not president

20 March, 2018

Comment: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi will first have to deal with the judicial obstacle of being already criminally indicted by a Libyan court, writes Guma El-Gamaty.

Former French President Sarkozy in custody following Gaddafi probe

20 March, 2018

France's former President Nicolas Sarkozy is being questioned over allegations that he received more than $62 million during the 2007 elections.

Tunisian man 'blows himself up' in police chase

20 March, 2018

A Tunisian man blew himself up during a pursuit near the Tunisia-Libya border that followed a gunfight with police.

Gaddafi's son Saif to run for Libya president

19 March, 2018

Saif Islam al-Gaddafi confirmed rumours he will return to politics by announcing his bid for the Libyan presidency , promising wide-reaching reforms 'in the interests of the Libyan people'

At least 14 killed as boat capsizes off Greece

17 March, 2018

Police recovered eight more bodies after the corpses of a man, a woman and four children surfaced off the island of Agathonissi.

Islamic State families struggle with life after the 'caliphate'

15 March, 2018

In-depth: Victory against the Islamic State group has seen hundreds of families in Mosul still paying the price of crimes committed by their relatives, reports Francesca Mannocchi.

Libya navy seizes oil tanker suspected of smuggling

15 March, 2018

Libya's navy has seized an oil tanker suspected of illegally loading fuel and arrested its Greek crew, a navy spokesman said Thursday.

'Returning to life' after being sold into sexual slavery

15 March, 2018

In-depth: Lied to and exploited, some 80 percent of women arriving in Europe through Libya are destined for trafficking, reports Francesca Mannocchi.

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