Sarkozy and his lawyers argued that the wiretapping violated attorney-client privilege and that the secretly monitored communications should be deemed inadmissible in court. He has denied wrongdoing.
"Nicolas Sarkozy will ... calmly wait for the result of the motion for a declaration of invalidity". According to French media, those monitored phones revealed, in 2014, communications with a judge, Gilbert Azibert, to whom Sarkozy - planning a 2016 presidential run at the time - allegedly promised a plum position in Monaco in exchange for information about other pending legal proceedings against him. "He does not doubt that once again the truth will triumph", the statement said.
French investigators are examining the 59-year-old businessman's alleged involvement in the 2009 sale of a villa in the French Alps, for around 10 million euros, to a Libya investment fund managed by former Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's ex-chief of staff Bashir Saleh.
Mr Takieddine claims he delivered three suitcases stuffed with cash to Paris between 2006 and 2007, and handed them over to Mr Sarkozy in the interior ministry when he was a minister.
A former minister and close ally of Sarkozy, Brice Hortefeux, was also being questioned by police in relation to the Libya investigation, another source close to the probe said. It is unclear whether or not the Azibert ever provided the requested information, however, Azibert has been ordered to stand for trial alongside Sarkozy. As president, he would have been covered by immunity from prosecution for the length of his term.
Charges were pressed after investigators used phone-taps to look into separate allegations that the late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi funded Mr Sarkozy's campaign.
At a news conference, election commission official, Mahmud Al Sherif, said there had been no violations of Egypt's election law. The state-run Al-Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday that Mr Sisi had won 92% of the 25 million ballots cast.
Hill , a seven-time All-Star and five-time All-NBA selection, spent 19 seasons in the NBA playing for four franchises. Kidd and Stockton rank second and third in career assists behind only fellow Hall of Famer John Stockton.
Since then, Kim left his country for the first time since taking power in 2011 with a secret visit to China this week. The North's three delegates were led by Ri Son Gwon, chairman of a state agency that deals with inter-Korean affairs.
During a Q&A session with television critics earlier this year, Barr said, "It was working-class people who elected Trump. Trump was so happy yesterday that he placed a call to Barr congratulating her on the show's ratings success .
NASA will consider the findings and recommendations of both the boards' findings for defining a more specific launch time frame. The successor to the Hubble Space Telescope has been delayed yet again and will not now launch before May 2020.
Manoeuvrability has always been a virtue of the RAV4 and this has not been compromised in the new design. The 2019 Toyota RAV4 will arrive at the end of 2018, while the hybrid models will arrive in early 2019.
Lallana was carried off on a stretcher at Selhurst Park and Klopp later said his player had a suspected muscular injury. Mane was then lucky to escape a second yellow card when he handled the ball just outside the Liverpool penalty area.
The wet weather warning extends into Monday , and will cover the entirety of Northern Ireland and the southwest of England. The latest computer models have trended upward with the strength of Sunday's system, and that means more snow is expected.
The change in the settings menu is earlier a user find many pages for menu and now the same menu is located on a single screen. This ranges from what ads users see, the ability to add two-factor authentication, and controlling who sees a user's profile.
He hit six more homers in the postseason, including five in the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. For an opener against that north Texas baseball club, the Astros win felt like a "finally" for fans.
According to the Mega Millions website , there were 2,765,128 winning tickets at all of the prize levels from Friday's drawing. The $521 million Mega Millions jackpot is up for grabs in Friday's lottery drawing.
Driver tries to ram group of French soldiers
Last week an Islamic extremist shot at police returning from jogging in southern France , before taking hostages in a supermarket. A motorist has attempted to hit soldiers , who were jogging near an army base in southern France , local media reported.
Criticism Prompts Facebook To Change Privacy Controls
For Android and iOS mobile app users, the setting menu has gone under the knife reappearing with chunkier, more descriptive menus. Facebook has also removed some of the outdated settings to help make it clear what information can and can't be shared with apps.
Six-time MLB All-Star Rusty Staub dies at 73
We'll miss Le Grand Orange , but we'll never forget him". "God wasn't ready for me yet", he said at the time. Born Daniel Joseph Staub, the New Orleans native would have turned 74 on Sunday.
Iceland To Boycott World Cup
Bishop has explained the tensions could mean Australia will not participate in the showpiece event in Russian Federation . Nigeria are in Group D of the World Cup alongside Iceland, Argentina and Croatia.
Victor Cruz NFL Finally Got Catch Rule Right!!
And we'll also examine the proposals owners shot down, as well as four bylaws they approved Tuesday. Maybe it's too late for Jesse James and the Steelers or Zach Miller and the Bears.