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Emmanuel Jarry

French prosecutors call for 3.7 billion euro fine against UBS

08 Nov 2018

PARIS French prosecutors argued in a Paris court on Thursday for Swiss bank UBS AG to be fined 3.7 billion euros (3.22 billion pounds) for helping wealthy French people evade taxes.

France arrests six over plot to attack Macron - official

06 Nov 2018

PARIS French police on Tuesday arrested five men and a woman, all from the radical far right, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron, an official close to the investigation said.

France issues arrest warrants for senior Syrian officials

05 Nov 2018

PARIS French prosecutors have issued international arrest warrants for three senior Syrian intelligence and government officials, including security chief Ali Mamlouk, for alleged collusion in war crimes, lawyers and a judicial source said on Monday.

Europe torn over Islamic State children in Syria

01 Nov 2018

ANTWERP/PARIS For years, they heard little from daughters who went to join Islamic State. Now dozens of families across Europe have received messages from those same women, desperate to return home from detention in Syria.

Ex-French president Sarkozy loses latest court appeal in campaign financing case

25 Oct 2018

PARIS Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has lost an appeal against an earlier decision to send him to trial over charges of illegal campaign financing, and his lawyer said he would challenge the decision in France's highest appeals court.

France plans to repatriate children of jihadist fighters in Syria

24 Oct 2018

PARIS France is working to bring back children held by Syrian Kurdish forces and belonging to suspected French Islamist militants, but will leave their mothers to be prosecuted by local authorities, French officials said.

French far-left leader, 67, investigated for intimidation

17 Oct 2018

PARIS French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, already the target of an anti-corruption inquiry, came under further scrutiny on Wednesday when prosecutors opened a separate investigation into his alleged intimidation of investigators.

French far-left leader, 67, investigated for intimidation

17 Oct 2018

PARIS, Oct 17 French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon, already the target of an anti-corruption inquiry, came under further scrutiny on Wednesday when prosecutors opened a separate investigation into his alleged intimidation of investigators.

French far-left leader, party targeted in anti-corruption raids

16 Oct 2018

PARIS Anti-corruption investigators raided the home and party headquarters of French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon on Tuesday, part of a long-running investigation into the alleged misuse of European Parliament funds to pay party employees.

French far-left leader, party targeted in anti-corruption raids

16 Oct 2018

* French investigators raid far-left leader's political party

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