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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Nicolas Sarkozy

Jul 1, 2014 — Suspicions about Nicolas Sarkozy's fundraising activities also touch on late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi and the heiress to the L'Oreal fortune.
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Oct 7, 2013 — Magistrates have dismissed charges that former French President Nicolas Sarkozy played a role in a campaign finance scandal. The decision may clear the way for a return to politics for Sarkozy.
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Jul 26, 2013 — France's parliament has bowed to European Union pressure and removed a 130-year-old ban on "offending the head of state."
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Apr 23, 2012 — Far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen could determine who wins the May 6 runoff. She finished a surprisingly strong third on Sunday. If Sarkozy can't appeal to enough of her supporters, he could lose to Socialist Francois Hollande.
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Dec 5, 2011 — The leaders of Germany and France are trying to hammer out a deal to save the euro. They're meeting in advance of an EU emergency summit in Brussels on Friday. Some details of a potential deal are being reported.
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Nov 8, 2011 — "I can't stand him," the French president also said of the Israeli leader, according to reporters who overheard him speaking with the U.S. leader.
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Oct 18, 2011 — Germany and France are tied together by fate. On today's show, the story of France and Germany — the relationship on which the fate of Europe depends.
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Jun 30, 2011 — As Sarkozy was shaking hands with people in southern France, a man reached out and grabbed the president's shoulder — almost pulling him down. Guards tackled the man. Sarkozy did not appear to be injured.
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Jul 14, 2010 — On this Bastille Day, our the Wait Wait Fashion Police take a look at celebrations in France. Dignitaries from all over the world joined President Sarkozy and First Lady Bruni to mark the anniversary of whatever Bastille Day marks the anniversary of.
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