Following the resignation of the government over the weekend, a required step before a cabinet reshuffle, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has reappointed the popular Francois Fillon (pictured) as Prime Minister.
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The French Cabinet led by Prime Minister Francois Fillon resigns ahead of a reshuffle by President Nicolas Sarkozy. 2010-11-13 (Context: Francois Fillon, French President, French Prime Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy)
A French Appeals Court clears former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin of charges of involvement in a smear campaign against current President Nicolas Sarkozy. 2011-09-14 (Context: French President, French Prime Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy)
Lawyers for the former Prime Minister of France, Dominique de Villepin, say they will sue President Nicolas Sarkozy for having called him "guilty" of the "Clearstream" affair and violating the principle of presumption of innocence. 2009-09-25 (Context: French President, French Prime Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy)
France's political "trial of the century" into the Clearstream affair—former Prime Minister Dominique de Villepin versus President Nicolas Sarkozy—opens at the Palais de Justice. 2009-09-14 (Context: French President, French Prime Minister, Nicolas Sarkozy)
Former President of France Nicolas Sarkozy is preliminarily charged with illegal funding of his 2007 presidential campaign, passive corruption and receiving money from Libyan embezzlement. 2018-03-21 (Context: French President, Nicolas Sarkozy)