Europe s As Sarkozy seeks new term, French are wary of 'Merkozy'

An embattled French President Nicolas Sarkozy is touting his strong ties with powerful German chancellor Angela Merkel as he prepares to announce his bid for a second term today. 

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Nicolas Sarkozy is expected to officially strap on his political battle gear today in an uphill bid for reelection.

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