The former French president was sentenced to a year in prison and a two-year suspended sentence for trying to illegally obtain information from a magistrate.
He's to be questioned as part of an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing.
We are leaving the postwar era that saw the U.S foster the founding of the U.N. and entering what may be a prewar period of global disorder.
For the first time in more than 60 years, the republic's top presidential candidates don’t belong to either of the major parties.
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Now it’s François Fillon’s suits! How far can this travesty of “transparency” go? This digging into petty secrets? This slow
Voters cast their ballots Sunday in what polls going in showed to be a tight race.
If populism wasn't already the political buzzword of the 21st-century before the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom (UK) and the rise of Trump in the United States (U.S.), it surely is now. Media stories about populism have been proliferating at an exponential rate, as have populism "experts". Everything is populism and everyone is a populism expert.
It's not about safety -- or morals in any ordinary sense of the word. It's about conformity -- a charge the French would bristle at.
He views himself as a defender of French values.
Nativist demagogues around the globe are trying to seize this as their moment.