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The economic benefits of cities in the developing world

Dulani Chunga moved from a safe, quiet but poor village in Malawi to Blantyre, the main business town, in hopes of changing her fate. He was drawn to the stories of streetlights, the opportunity to earn money and the chance to send his children to school. He lives in Ndirande, a huge slum with sordid […]

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be […]

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French restaurants are open but understaffed

STRUGGLER TO FIND Additional staff, the manager of a bar in the Paris region recently asked her sister to drive for an hour to help her on a busy evening, during a televised football match. In a Normandy seaside restaurant, a waitress says they are understaffed because former colleagues can’t stand unsociable work evenings and […]

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Politics This Week | The Economist

July 24, 2021 The worst flood hitting Europe since World War II has left at least 200 dead, and many more are still missing. Most of the deaths occurred in Germany, where days of unusually heavy rains caused rivers to overflow. Belgium has recorded at least 36 deaths. Germany’s complex federal system, with responsibilities shared […]

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Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 win over France in football

Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men’s Olympic football tournament. Mexico, who won gold at the 2012 Olympics, had the best chances in the first half but the game went scoreless at the break. Vega scored the first in the […]

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France calls Turkish-Cypriot ghost town initiative a “provocation”

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a press conference with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the French Foreign Ministry in Paris, France, June 25, 2021. Andrew Harnik / Pool via REUTERS PARIS, July 21 (Reuters) – France on Wednesday criticized the decision of the Turkish Cypriot authorities to partially reopen an […]

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NBA announces 51 early entry contenders withdraw from 2021 draft

The 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm takes place on Thursday, July 29, starting at 8 ET. NEW YORK – Forty-nine international players who had previously declared themselves candidates for early entry for the 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm have withdrawn their candidacy. In addition to the 88 college and other educational […]

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Peru’s new president must appease markets to save economy

Published on: 07/20/2021 – 23:02 Lima (AFP) Peru’s newly elected president, leftist trade unionist Pedro Castillo, faces an uphill battle to build the market confidence he needs to deal with a deep economic crisis in a country hit by the coronavirus epidemic, according to analysts. Voting last month for their fifth president in three years, […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Can the Jazz Trio Help Countries Reach Olympic Glory?

From July 25, the world basketball hub will be the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, where all of the men’s and women’s Olympic basketball tournaments will take place and Utah Jazz will be well represented from the start. Joe Ingles (Australia), Rudy Gobert (France) and Miye Oni (Nigeria) will all compete to win their first […]

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Mary Kay Inc. advocates for the advancement of women’s economic empowerment and gender equality through a series of landmark engagements and partnerships around the world

DALLAS – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Mary Kay Inc., a global advocate for women’s empowerment and entrepreneurship, has stepped up its commitment to gender parity by issuing a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s gender equality strategy for 2020- 2025 and by joining the global action coalitions of the Forum for Generational Equality. The position paper, which […]