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Sarkozy comeback dream torpedoed by corruption charges

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Nicolas Sarkozy was hit Wednesday with charges including corruption and influence peddling in a dramatic legal move that threatens to torpedo the former president's hopes of a political comeback. 

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy pictured leaving the financial crimes office in Paris on July 2, 2014

The decision to charge the right-wing leader came after he was quizzed for 15 hours by judges investigating an alleged attempt to interfere in judicial proceedings in another case.

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