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France calls for review of European gas and electricity markets By Reuters

2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: French Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends a press conference to present the French government’s 2022 budget to the Bercy Ministry of Finance in Paris, France, September 22, 2021. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes 2/2 By Leigh Thomas PARIS (Reuters) – The French government on Thursday called for a […]

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View the countries with the most nuclear weapons

The country of Afghanistan has a long and complicated history of domination by foreign powers and inter-factional conflict within the country. While Afghanistan is well covered in headlines and reporting, the lion’s share of that coverage is directly related to the conflict. As a result, Afghanistan is viewed by many in Western countries as a […]

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French court artist looks Islamic State activist in the eye

PARIS, Sept. 30 (Reuters) – French court artist Elisabeth de Pourquery stared the self-proclaimed ISIS activist in the eye and fixed an image she would capture for posterity. Separated by a glass screen, she was seated a few meters from Salah Abdeslam, suspected of being the sole survivor of a commando of suicide bombers and […]

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The kiss returns to France. Is this the beginning of the end of the new coronavirus?

What could be more French than choosing the perfect baguette, or the long lunch in a Parisian café? It’s the kiss – a kiss (sometimes more) on each cheek with which the French have greeted their friends and relatives for centuries. Until the arrival of the new coronavirus. Around the world, Covid-19 has not only […]

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Ecuadorian President declares state of emergency after more than 100 dead in prison battle

Published on: 09/30/2021 – 01:22 The death toll in bloody clashes between rival gangs in an Ecuadorian prison has exceeded 100, with 52 others injured, the government prison authority said on Wednesday as soldiers surrounded the facility, one of many overcrowded prisons. and understaffed in the country. Inmates went to war armed with guns and […]

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Latest coronavirus: CDC calls for vaccination during pregnancy, warning of higher risk of death for Covid

The luxury brand Hotel Chocolat, which helped lift the pandemic gloom during the dark days of lockdown, is seeking to extend the surge in sales through its subscription service. Chocolate lovers have signed up en masse for regular deliveries to boost morale and spoil their loved ones. Subscribers pay between £ 20-30 a month and […]

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In Paris, it is once again the season of literary scandals

PARIS – The sidewalks of Paris were already littered with fallen chestnuts by the time the first scandal of the literary season finally erupted. Most of September, as French publishers release their most promising books and start fighting for prizes, the literary world is engulfed in the Left Bank version of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. […]

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Democrats pursue welfare state in Europe with American taxes

The $ 3.5 trillion tax package Democrats hope to pass soon represents an ambitious expansion of the social safety net, offering regular family allowances, paid sick and parental leave, a universal preschool and free college. What would most Americans pay for all of these new benefits? Nothing. Newsletter Sign-Up Real-time savings The latest weekly economic […]

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China’s playbook borrowing from Russia: French military think tank

French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a joint press briefing at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 9, 2018. Marc Schiefelbein | AFP | Getty Images LONDON – China increasingly aims to infiltrate and exert pressure on the world stage, with its operations becoming […]

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Jack Harlow, Venmo partner for instant cash gift for students

Venmo has teamed up with Grammy-nominated rapper Jack Harlow for a 24-hour giveaway that also includes a grand prize of $ 10,000. HOUSTON – A lucky student could win $ 10,000 from the #VenmoU Cash Drop, a 24-hour giveaway that started early Wednesday. Or if you don’t win the grand prize, Venmo said you could […]