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France's ex-president is accused of receiving €50m in campaign funds from Muammar Gaddafi. ... Following his election, Sarkozy very warmly welcomed Muammar Gaddafi in Paris on December 10, 2007 for a state visit during which the Libyan leader was permitted to set up his tents in gardens close to ... Crime
He and close colleagues are accused of receiving 50 million Euros from Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi in his successful 2007 presidential campaign, five million of which allegedly arrived at the Ministry of the Interior in suitcases stuffed with banknotes. They are the most potentially ...

Questions over Sarkozy's role intensified after investigative website Mediapart published a report in 2016 in which French-Lebanese businessman Ziad Takieddine claimed to have personally delivered suitcases stuffed with cash from Libya leader Muammar Qaddafi to the Sarkozy campaign. France's ties ...
The son of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is thought to be planning to stand for election as president of Libya, seven years after his father was overthrown and killed. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was sentenced, in absentia, to death by firing squad for alleged crimes that included incitement to murder and rape.
Permasalahan yang dihadapi Sarkorzy adalah tuduhan bahwa pemimpin Libya, Muammar Gaddafi menyokong kampanye Sarkorzy dengan pundi-pundi uang tunai jutaan euro, yang diselundupkan ke Paris lewat koper diplomatik. “Saya sudah membayar harga yang mahal untuk urusan ini. Saya kalah ...
The investigation, which began nearly five years ago, has focused on illegal campaign contributions Sarkozy's campaign received from Muammar Gaddafi, the former leader of Libya, who was brutally murdered following the UN-backed destruction of his government and country. The investigation into ...

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged on Wednesday over allegations that he received millions of euros towards his 2007 election campaign from the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Sarkozy has already been charged in two other cases. Here is a summary of the various scandals ...
Saif who passed out from British University London Schools of Economics is considered the heir of Muammar Gaddafi. Though he was not on any official post during his father's rule, but he is considered the second powerful personality of the country. 45-year-old Saiful Islam enjoys the support of major ...
Just over seven years ago, a NATO-led coalition militarily intervened in Libya to topple the country's leader, Muammar Gaddafi - a former ally of the west. With air support, anti-Gaddafi militants quickly swept across the country, and captured and killed Colonel Gaddafi. In modern-day Libya, the torture and ...
The case is connected to accusations that Sarkozy received money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to fund his successful election bid in 2007, allegations he denies and has dismissed as "grotesque". The prosecution claims Sarkozy spent nearly double the legal limit of $24m on his ...
PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was questioned on Tuesday by police investigating whether late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign. An official in the French judiciary said Sarkozy, 63, was held in custody in Nanterre, west of Paris.
The Arab Spring—which Amnesty International labeled an “unprecedented outburst of popular protests and demand for reform”—erupted in 2011 in neighboring Tunisia and inspired the gathering of rebel forces against Muammar Gaddafi's longstanding Jamahiriya government (Gaddafi's political system of ...
Six years after the revolution that overthrew Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is split between rival governments while ports and beaches are largely in the hands of armed groups. Rear Admiral Enrico Credendino, chief of the EU naval mission in the Mediterranean, said Operation Sophia hopes to train 300 to 500 ...
Libya has descended into chaos since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. It has become a hub for hundreds of thousands of sub-Saharan African migrants trying to reach Europe by sea. The trafficking ring is alleged to include members of security services, leaders of migrant detention camps, ...
The top diplomatic official was commenting on the report of the Vif weekly news outlet, claiming that 10 billion euros ($12.3 billion) out of 16.1 billion euros vanished from the bank accounts that had been frozen in line with the UN sanctions against late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his family.
$10 billion go missing from Muammar Gaddafi's seized bank accounts in Belgium ... An investigation into the frozen funds belonging to former Libyan President Muammar Gaddafi has revealed that a colossal sum of at least $10 billion has been missing from the bank accounts of the deceased. The startling ...
It was in July 2017 when on Instagram a photo created a huge buzz. This photo was related to none other than Bollywood's hottest diva Katrina Kaif. Why it created a huge stir? Well, it did so because in this picture Katrina was seen posing with Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Later, that picture has been ...

After Muammar Qaddafi was overthrown and eventually killed, Khalifa Haftar, second right, dropped from view. He resurfaced in 2014 ... A former ally of Muammar Qaddafi, Haftar, 75, returned to Libya seven years ago from the US, to join the Nato-backed revolution that ended four decades of Qaddafi's rule.
PRETORIA - Bechir Saleh, the man known as Muammar Gaddafi's banker, is in intensive care at a Johannesburg hospital after being shot last Friday. South African authorities have not confirmed the attack on the man who invested more than $1 billion of Libyan oil money here. Ahead of the Libya-African ...
Libyan intelligence documents, disclosed as part of a British court case, have revealed fresh details about how the British government and its MI6 intelligence agency forged links and worked secretly with Muammar Gaddafi and his spy chiefs in the years after the 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks in the US in 2001.
The regime of former Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi has contributed to presidential campaigns in the US, Ukraine and France, reported Asharq Al Awsat newspaper on Monday. The report said that the Qaddafi government put $5 million towards the campaign of a candidate who was running in the 2004 ...
The global extent of MI6's cooperation with Muammar Gaddafi and Tony Blair's personal role in negotiating the alliance have emerged in previously secret documents released in a high court case over rendition. The Libyan files show that the then head of MI6, Sir Richard Dearlove, flew to Tripoli in 2004 to ...
Thousands of Libyans on Saturday marked the seventh anniversary of the start of protests that ousted former leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. In the capital Tripoli, and across many cities in the North African country, thousands packed public squares where the authorities were organising concerts and ...
But it still has a long way to go to get back to where it was before Muammar Qaddafi was toppled in 2011. And the recovery is at risk. NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla, speaking at a conference in London last week, told a story that sums it all up. He described how at the end of last year, he sent a small team ...
Nicolas Sarkozy is planning to challenge an order that bans him from contacting his main accusers and allies or visiting countries such as Libya amid a judicial inquiry into allegations that Muammar Gaddafi could have financed his 2007 election campaign. The ex-president, who was in office from 2007 ... Gaddafi
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held in custody on Tuesday and questioned by magistrates investigating whether late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi helped finance his 2007 election campaign, an official in the French judiciary said. It is the second major judicial investigation to fall on the ... Gaddafi
The Libyan attorney general's office said the network included members of the security services, migrant detention camp leaders, and officials from African embassies in Libya. Libya has been in turmoil since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Power is dispersed between different militias and two rival ... Gaddafi
Cape Town – Slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi's banker, linked by the United Nations to the payment of $800m (about R9.3bn at the current rand/dollar exchange rate) into a bank account in Kenya from one in South Africa, was wounded in a shooting in Atholl Oaklands, northern Johannesburg, ... Gaddafi
The news that Bashir Saleh Bashir, former chief of staff and reputed “banker” to the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, was shot last Friday in Johannesburg has again raised questions about what he is doing in South Africa. Bashir was attacked when he arrived home from OR Tambo International ... Gaddafi
A bid to obtain a French passport by a man who claims to be a descendant of the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi ended with him being remanded in custody after he pretended to throw a grenade at the French Embassy on Friday. The man also broke a police officer's finger and then tried to escape ... Gaddafi
The seventh anniversary of the Libyan uprising is approaching, and so it is worth taking a look at what happened then, what is happening now and what might happen next in a country that was shaken to its core and has since suffered years of upheaval despite its apparent advantages of relative wealth, ... Gaddafi
The fighting in Benghazi was part of a broader conflict that developed in Libya after former ruler Muammar Gaddafi was removed from power and killed in a NATO-backed uprising in 2011. The North African nation has had competing governments aligned with rival military factions based in Tripoli and the ... Gaddafi
A 2015 UN-brokered deal that saw the establishment of a Government of National Accord was meant to calm years of chaos that followed the ouster of dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. But Libya has remained mired in violent turmoil as the country is riven by divisions between the GNA in Tripoli and a ... Gaddafi
ix years after Muammar Gaddafi's death, his regime's frozen funds in Brussels are generating tens of millions of euros in interest for mystery beneficiaries, despite international sanctions. A POLITICO investigation into €16 billion of the Libyan dictator's assets held in Belgium discovered big, regular outflows ... Gaddafi
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - More than six years after they were forced to leave their homes in the civil war that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, tens of thousands of residents of the Libyan ghost city of Tawergha were finally meant to start going home last week. It never happened. Armed groups blocked the road, ... Gaddafi
This is a complex story about a historical injustice, but it matters. The Government has been reluctant to use assets linked to Muammar Gaddafi, the former Libyan ruler, that have been frozen in London banks to compensate the victims of IRA bombings. Gaddafi's regime for years supplied the IRA with ... Gaddafi
But it still has a long way to go to get back to where it was before Muammar Qaddafi was toppled in 2011. And the recovery is at risk. NOC chairman Mustafa Sanalla, speaking at a conference in London last week, told a story that sums it all up. He described how at the end of last year, he sent a small team ... Gaddafi
A former stronghold of former dictator Muammar Gaddafi, near the Libyan city of Misrata, remains empty as militias prevent residents from returning home. ... Residents from a Libyan ghost town once loyal to former dictator Muammar Gaddafi have been prevented from returning to their homes by a local ... Gaddafi
He thought the government's days were numbered. “When we saw that international forces took down Qaddafi, we thought 'This is our chance to make the Assads fall,'” he said, referring to the NATO bombing of Libya in 2011 and the Libyan leader, Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi. They expected a similarly rapid ... Gaddafi
More than 13,000 migrants have been repatriated from Libya since the beginning of December, according to the African Union (AU). The scale of the repatriation comes two months after CNN uncovered large scale abuses against migrants in Libya where undercover slave markets were being held. The UN ... Gaddafi
"In 2018, UNICEF aims to continue this work supporting the country's Humanitarian Response Plan as well as to restore its full presence of staff and partners to Libya," the report said. Libya has been plagued by insecurity and a political chaos since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi's regime in 2011. Gaddafi
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi stands outside a tent erected at his Bab Al-Aziziya residence in Tripoli on April 10, 2011 during a meeting with a high-ranking African Union delegation trying to negotiate a truce between Qaddafi's forces and rebels seeking to oust him. (AFP) ... Gaddafi
According to the man who brokered the Glazer family's takeover of Manchester United, the late Colonel Muammar Gaddafi was only a “few hours” away from buying the biggest stake in Manchester United. The man, Mehmet Dalman, a Turkish-Cypriot financier, revealed how he flew to Libya to negotiate this ... Gaddafi
He said: "Kim Jong Un, I think, is fearful of ending up like Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi. "He is terrified that we will do to him what we did to them, and has decided that nuclear weapons are the best way to ward that off." Mr Lewis emphasised the difficulty in assuring the despot leader that signing a ... Gaddafi
Libya fell into chaos after the ousting and killing of longtime dictator Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 and since 2014 it has been split between rival governments and parliaments based in the western and eastern regions, each backed by different militias and tribes. Mr Salame said negotiations to amend a ... Gaddafi
George Charamba, former spokesperson for Robert Mugabe says there was fear that Mugabe's last days will be like that of ex – Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a Zimbabwe news portal, Daily News reported over the weekend. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. According to him, at the height of ... Gaddafi
An aide to former Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe has revealed how generals warned him to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being “lynched” like Libya's Moamer Kadhafi. Massive street protests against 93-year-old Mugabe erupted after the military briefly took power in November ... Gaddafi
Social media is questioning whether there was a lack of attention over former President Barack Obama's use of vulgar language in reference to escalating violence in Libya following the death of Muammar al-Gaddafi. Why is this an issue? In a meeting with lawmakers on protection for immigrants, President ... Gaddafi
Harare - Robert Mugabe's ex-spokesperson has revealed how the former president was told in November that he could face the same fate as the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi if he refused to step down. George Charamba said he had to warn Mugabe of this possibility during tense negotiations ... Gaddafi
Harare - Robert Mugabe's ex-spokesperson has revealed how the former president was told in November that he could face the same fate as the late Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi if he refused to step down. George Charamba said he had to warn Mugabe of this possibility during tense negotiations ... Gaddafi


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