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Latest Nicolas Sarkozy Items
PARIS — Buoyed by his successful American vacation and positive opinion polls, President Nicolas Sarkozy plunged yesterday into a whirl of diplomacy, including a search for a role in Iraq that would be helpful to Washington.
World markets swooned again yesterday as Countrywide, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, edged toward insolvency and Moody's, Wall Street's top credit agency, warned of hedge-fund collapses on a scale not seen since the 1998 world financial meltdown.
LONDON — Libya is sitting on a stockpile of almost 200 barrels of uranium despite agreeing in 2003 to dismantle its nuclear program, the Daily Telegraph has learned.
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — President Bush and recently elected French President Nicolas Sarkozy yesterday heralded their newly formed partnership during a visit by the French leader to the Bush family's seaside vacation home.
Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki is now "hunkered down with a small group of sycophantic cronies, increasingly detached from the business of running a government." Speaking not for attribution, this was the message conveyed by a former ranking Iraqi government official in London over the weekend. The current drift at the top, he added, could only be reversed by "a strongman at the top."
France's energetic, peripatetic new president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has not abandoned work during his much-publicized family vacation in Wolfeboro, N.H. Conferring with Justice Minister Rachida Dati during speedboat rides on Lake Winnipesaukee, Mr. Sarkozy — who is scheduled to lunch today with President Bush at Kennebunkport, Maine — also found time to address the question: Whither French culture?