French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
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1953 Iranian coup d'état
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Capital punishment in the Philippines
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French police hold ex-president Sarkozy over 'Gaddafi funding'
He is in custody for questioning over alleged campaign funding from late Libyan leader Gaddafi.
Olav V of Norway
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Europe's royals celebrate Denmark Queen Margrethe's birthday
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Manuel Silvela y Le Vielleuze
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Nicolas Sarkozy
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Antoine, Duke of Montpensier
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Fidel V. Ramos
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List of titles and honours of Queen Elizabeth II
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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi
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Carla Bruni
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Imperial Anthem of Iran
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Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
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2,500 year celebration of the Persian Empire
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Family history of Nicolas Sarkozy
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Persian Corridor
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Asian Financial Crisis
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Juliana of the Netherlands
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Prince Leopold, Count of Syracuse
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Jean Sarkozy
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List of titles and honours of Felipe, Prince of Asturias
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Harald V of Norway
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Iranian Revolution
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SAVAK
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Archduke Eugen of Austria
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