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“We are at a turning point”: with the approach of the elections, what remains of the French left? | France

Jhe Burgundy-Franche Comté regional express train departing from Paris only takes 74 minutes to reach Joigny on the banks of the Yonne in northern Burgundy. Here, the fringes of the capital’s suburban belt meet the countryside among the narrow streets of half-timbered houses and medieval churches, surrounded by fields and the vineyards of the Côte […]

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CVS settles with Florida on opioids, first US state deal

Published on: 03/30/2022 – 18:36Amended: 03/30/2022 – 18:34 New York (AFP) – CVS Health will pay $484 million to the state of Florida to settle opioid claims, the parties announced Wednesday, in the drugstore chain’s first settlement with a U.S. state. The agreement, under which most of the funds will go towards treating health effects […]

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10 hours of power cuts in Sri Lanka as crisis deepens

Published on: 03/30/2022 – 06:38Amended: 03/30/2022 – 06:36 Colombo (AFP) – Sri Lanka on Wednesday began imposing record 10-hour daily power cuts across the country as it lacked hydropower in addition to a severe fuel shortage. The South Asian nation of 22 million people is going through its worst economic crisis since its independence in […]

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Official launch of the French presidential campaign | France

Campaigning for France’s 2022 presidential election has officially begun, with new rules meant to give all 12 candidates a fair chance to be heard by voters. The launch came as a row erupted over far-right supporters of Éric Zemmour shouting “Macron assassin” at a rally he said drew 100,000 people in Paris on Sunday. Valérie […]

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New round of talks between Ukraine and Russia expected in Turkey amid catastrophic situation in Mariupol

Published on: 03/28/2022 – 06:55 Russian and Ukrainian negotiators will resume face-to-face peace talks on Monday, looking to see if a near stalemate in the fighting has forced Moscow to temper its demands. Follow all developments in Ukraine on our live blog. All times shown are in Paris time [GMT+1]. 6:30 am: Talks in Turkey, […]

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Yemen faces ‘extremely worrying outlook’, says UNDP chief

Published on: 03/27/2022 – 16:42 Doha (AFP) – War-torn Yemen faces “extremely troubling prospects” after a serious escalation between Iran-backed Houthi rebels and Saudi Arabia, the head of the United Nations Development Program warned on Sunday. Achim Steiner, the UNDP administrator, also told AFP that the impoverished country risks being “forgotten” as Russia’s war on […]

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US President Joe Biden arrives in Poland to provide an update on the refugee crisis

Pope Francis presided over a special prayer for Ukraine on Friday that recalled a century-old doomsday prophecy about peace and Russia that was sparked by alleged visions of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. Francis invited bishops, priests and ordinary faithful from all over the world to join him […]

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“Decide who you are with”, Ukrainian leader tells Viktor Orbán | Ukraine

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy told Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to choose a side when it comes to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine during a heartfelt speech to EU leaders. Zelenskiy said Orbán had to “decide who you are with”, as he thanked EU leaders for imposing sanctions on Russia but blamed them for being “a […]

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Election of the new Director General of the International Labor Organization

GENEVA (ILO News) – The next Director-General of the International Labor Organization (ILO) will be Gilbert F. Houngbo from Togo. Houngbo is currently President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). He was elected by the ILO Governing Body, made up of representatives of governments, workers and employers, at their meeting in Geneva. He […]

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In the frenetic world of rare watches and the rich who love them

In the morning of December 11, a young, well-dressed and largely unmasked crowd flocked to the lower level of Phillips in midtown Manhattan for the 2021 New York Watch Auction, abuzz with the kind of anticipation one would expect when doing queuing for a concert. Phillips’ brand new headquarters sits at the foot of 432 […]

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Rwanda turns to hosting events to boost economy

Blue, yellow, green: As night falls, the dome of the Kigali Convention Center lights up, resplendent in the colors of Rwanda’s national flag, as the country aims to draw all eyes to the capital and beyond. of the. In less than a decade, the small, landlocked nation has established itself as a destination for conferences, […]

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Serving Francophone Communities in Manitoba: Making a Difference in Access to Health Services

Philibert Ruberandinda came to Canada from Rwanda in 2000. A newcomer to the country and eager to find meaningful employment, Philibert was encouraged by his brother-in-law (a foreign-trained doctor who had come to Canada just before him ) to consider training as a nurse because of the many job opportunities available in this field.

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Analysis: Climate goals take a back seat as EU states slash petrol prices

War in Ukraine drives up fuel prices EU states lower petrol prices at the pump Environmentalists say the measures are going in the wrong direction The issue sparks political tension in Germany ROME, March 22 (Reuters) – A growing number of European countries are cutting fuel taxes to lower petrol prices at the pump. The […]

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How Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine Could Affect Europe and the US Economy

TOPSHOT – Ukrainian servicemen of the 92nd mechanized brigade use tanks, … [+] self-propelled guns and other armored vehicles to conduct live-fire exercises near the city of Chuguev, Kharkiv region, February 10, 2022. – Russia’s deployment for a military exercise in Belarus and the borders of Ukraine marks a “dangerous moment” for European security, the […]

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Tired of your old car? Money 4 Vehicle offering instant cash deals for used cars

Money 4 Vehicle, a junk car removal service company, offers attractive instant cash deals for vintage and used cars. Our verified experts will inspect your car right in front of you and offer you the best possible price for your car. — Mr. Eli (Owner) ELIZABETH, NJ, USA, March 21, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Money 4 […]

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Russian journalist who protested war on TV refuses to move to France

“I want to live in Russia. My children want to live in Russia. We had a very comfortable life in Russia. And I don’t want to immigrate and waste another 10 years of my life to assimilate in another country. Last week, Ovsyannikova interrupted a newscast by holding up an anti-war sign behind the woman […]

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Giroud back in the France team after Benzema’s package

AC Milan’s Olivier Giroud, right, runs with the ball as Empoli’s Sebastiano Luperto falls to the ground during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Empoli at San Siro stadium, Milan, Italy Italy, Saturday, March 12, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni) Antonio Calanni PA PARIS AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has been called up […]

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No “green” defense of nuclear energy, warns a French MEP

Published on: 03/19/2022 – 10:31Amended: 03/19/2022 – 10:45 The Ukrainian crisis has given a boost to nuclear energy, which is a way for Europe to get out of its dependence on Russian gas. Nuclear power was also presented, in particular by France, as a “green” source of energy. But environmentalists working to wean France off […]

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Macron promises a social welfare overhaul and more economic reforms if he wins a second term

French President Emmanuel Macron, a candidate for re-election in the 2022 French presidential election, speaks during a news conference to unveil his presidential program at the Docks de Paris, in Aubervilliers near Paris, France, March 17 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, March 17 (Reuters) – French President […]

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Russian-Ukrainian War News: Live Updates

ODESSA, Ukraine — Ukrainian forces conducted counteroffensives against Russian positions on Wednesday, seeking to inflict what one official called “maximum casualties,” even as the Russian military invasion intensified its deadly attacks on cities. . In Mariupol, an airstrike destroyed a theater where around 1,000 people had taken refuge, according to city and regional administrators, and […]

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Legacy candidate Reggie Gaffney Jr. instant money king in Jax City Council D7 race

Just call Reggie Gaffney Jr. a chip from the old block. Gaffney Jr. makes a 2023 bid for the Jacksonville City Council seat held by his father for a limited time, Reggie Gaffney Sr. In his first month as an active candidate, young Gaffney proves to be very capable of carrying on the family tradition. […]

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Number of people fleeing Ukraine tops 3 million, says UN migration agency

Around 2,000 passenger cars were able to leave the beleaguered city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on Tuesday, the Mariupol city council said in a statement. Another 2,000 vehicles were parked on the main road out of town at 2 p.m. local time, still waiting to leave, the statement added. The departures took place despite […]

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How California is building the country’s first privacy policy

The agency “will be under some political pressure,” said Tracy Rosenberg, executive director of the nonprofit Media Alliance, a Bay Area public interest group, which also works with Oakland Privacy. , a community group. “We don’t really know how the governor and the legislature are going to react if there is a pushback because of […]

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Kyiv calls on top European rights watchdog to expel Russia; EU imposes new sanctions on Moscow

Paris – Ukraine on Monday called on Europe’s top human rights body to expel Russia, and the European Union imposed new sanctions on Moscow, targeting the steel, energy and luxury sectors , as well as powerful oligarchs, including Chelsea football club owner Roman Abramovich. Speaking via video link, Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal urged lawmakers […]

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Corsican protesters clash with police angry at jailed nationalist

PARIS, March 13 (Reuters) – Protesters in the northern Corsica town of Bastia attacked public buildings and threw projectiles at police on Sunday in the latest protest against an attack on a jailed nationalist in a prison in mainland France. A protest that gathered 7,000 people in mid-afternoon turned violent as around 300 hooded individuals […]

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On Russia, museums protest while collectors continue

Museum directors, curators and artists ostensibly distance themselves from Russia and its wealthiest citizens, whether sanctioned or not. Meanwhile, global collectors continue to spend millions buying works by Russian artists and Russian-owned auction houses, despite some advisers telling them to be careful. The moves come as European and US governments use expanded sanctions to hunt […]

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Google Takes Advantage Of ‘Predatory’ Lending Ads Promising Instant Money | google

Google profits from ads promoting ‘instant’ money and loans delivered ‘faster than pizza’ despite pledging to protect users from ‘deceptive and harmful’ financial products. The adverts were shown to people in the UK who searched for terms such as “quick money now” and “need financial help” and directed users to companies offering high interest loans. […]

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France says Putin shows no will to end war in Ukraine as fighting rages

Russian forces fired eight missiles at a Ukrainian military installation near the Polish border on Sunday, officials said, in what appeared to be the most westerly attack of the war, and air raid sirens sounded again woke up the inhabitants of the capital Kiev. Ukrainian police help residents cross a destroyed bridge as they evacuate […]

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French aerospace manufacturer Safran stops its JVs in Russia

PARIS — France’s Safran SA, one of Europe’s largest aerospace companies, has halted all operations in Russia due to Western sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine, dealing a blow to Russia’s civil aviation industry . Safran produces the engines, landing gear and engine cowlings for the Sukhoi Superjet 100, a regional airliner, under a joint […]

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YouTube blocks Russian state-funded media channels worldwide

G7 agriculture ministers have called on all countries to keep their food and agricultural markets open as food security concerns rise following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. “We call on all countries to keep their food and agricultural markets open and to guard against any unjustified restrictive measures on their exports. Any further increases in […]

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The French economy after five years under Macron

French President Emmanuel Macron finally entered the electoral campaign in March, vying for re-election after five crisis-laden years for France, Europe and the world beyond. Having looked at Macron’s record on foreign affairs last week, FRANCE 24 now takes a look at how the centrist measured up on the economy during his tenure. To listen […]

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Tchaikovsky and Moscow Mules Go Away: Consumers Go Wild Over Ukraine Invasion | Russia

A About a day after Vladimir Putin launched his invasion of Ukraine, Sergiy Skorokhvatov decided it might not be a bad idea to go online and clarify what kind of food was on his menu. Russian and Ukrainian restaurant in the center of Madrid. His instinct proved correct. Despite the fact that Skorokhvatov is Ukrainian, […]

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The Ukrainian crisis will dominate the Versailles summit of European leaders

Published on: 03/10/2022 – 05:02Amended: 03/10/2022 – 05:00 Versailles (France) (AFP) – EU leaders will scramble on Thursday to find ways to urgently deal with the fallout from the Russian invasion of Ukraine that has imperiled the bloc’s economy and revealed the urgent need for more defense. strong. The Versailles Palace meeting was expected to […]

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Kremlin says US has declared ‘economic war’ on Russia

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during the IBEW Local 553 Apprentice Training Program at Durham Technical College March 2, in Durham, North Carolina. (Allison Joyce/AFP/Getty Images) US Vice President Kamala Harris will discuss the thorny issue of delivering Soviet-era planes to Ukraine during her visit to Poland this week, senior administration officials said ahead […]

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virtual visits to general practitioners are becoming more popular in France

Providers of “health booths” – small booths with screens, speakers and basic medical equipment such as stethoscopes and blood pressure cuffs – are reporting growing interest as more patients opt for appointments. virtual you at the general practitioner. Booths offer digital contact with a doctor, known as telemedecine. The doctor explains the procedures for recording […]

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Biden expected to ban Russian energy imports today

A bus convoy with red crosses waits to go to Mariupol to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate people if the green corridor is confirmed, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, March 6. (Dmytro Smolyenko/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/Reuters) Ukrainian authorities said a long-awaited humanitarian aid convoy to the besieged city of Mariupol on the southern coast appeared to have come under fire. Iryna […]

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Germany registers more than 64,000 refugees from Ukraine

A bus convoy with red crosses waits to go to Mariupol to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate people if the green corridor is confirmed, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, March 6. (Dmytro Smolyenko/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/Reuters) Ukrainian authorities said a long-awaited humanitarian aid convoy to the besieged city of Mariupol on the southern coast appeared to have come under fire. Iryna […]

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Kelley Blue Book Instant Money Offer Launches All-New Features to Help Dealers Fight Inventory Shortage Issues, Gain Competitive Advantage and Increase Profits

“To succeed in this challenging market, dealers must focus on gaining a competitive advantage” Tweet that Book offersFor dealers struggling to acquire profitable inventory in a fiercely competitive market, Kelley Blue Book Instant Offer Reserve offers eliminate dealer competition for a given offer and provide an individual opportunity to acquire a vehicle from ‘a consumer. […]

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Stuck between Macron and a hard right – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article SAINT-GILLES-CROIX-DE-VIE, France — In a small hall in the town hall of the coastal town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie, Valérie Pécresse was furious. “Shit !” she told a group of reporters, banging her fist on the table. The French presidential candidate of the conservative Les Républicains party had just spent […]

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Last war in Ukraine: a nuclear power plant under the orders of the Russian commander, according to the IAEA

Management of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant has come under the orders of the commander of the Russian forces who took control of the site last week, Ukraine told the UN atomic watchdog. Russian forces at the site also cut off some communications networks, including cellphones and the internet, Ukraine’s regulator told the International Atomic […]

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Ukraine-Russia Live News: Putin, Israel and Zelensky

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett traveled to Moscow to meet Russian President Vladimir V. Putin at the Kremlin, according to Israeli and Russian officials, a rare moment of diplomacy in a war that has dragged into its second week. “The situation around Ukraine is being discussed,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters, according to state-controlled […]

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Luxury giants LVMH and Hermès will temporarily close stores in Russia

French luxury giants LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Hermès each said on Friday they would temporarily close their stores in Russia as the crisis in Ukraine continued to worsen. LVMH, which reportedly has more than 120 stores in Russia, said it would close them as of Sunday “given the current circumstances in the region”, […]

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Australian cricketer great Shane Warne has died aged 52

Published on: 03/04/2022 – 16:12 Sydney (AFP) – Australian cricketer great Shane Warne, widely regarded as one of the greatest Test players of all time, has died of a suspected heart attack aged 52, according to a statement from his management company . Warne management said the retired leg spinner died in Koh Samui, Thailand. […]

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Nigerian youth our main investment target: France

France’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Emmanuelle Blatmann, said Nigerian youth are the main target of economic investments in the European country. According to her, France is looking for more areas of cooperation with Nigeria in the field of investment, education and vocational training.“Young people are our main target. Our president is a young person. He believes […]

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The United States is always open to diplomacy, but there is no way unless Russia withdraws its forces

US military nuclear command-and-control aircraft have increased their daily flight numbers since Russia invaded Ukraine, a US official told CNN, a sign that the US strategic force has reacted one way or another to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The fleet of Boeing E-6 Mercury aircraft has flown more frequently since the invasion, which has not […]

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A German village seeks a future for Nord Stream 2

Published on: 03/02/2022 – 14:58Amended: 02/03/2022 – 14:56 Lubmin (Germany) (AFP) – Once championed by former Chancellor Angela Merkel as a purely economic project that would bring cheaper gas to Europe, the controversial €10 billion Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline was ultimately abandoned by Germany following the invasion of Europe. Ukraine by Russia. But the […]

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US Secretary of State floats expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council

Chevron Corp. Chief Executive Mike Wirth attends a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, United States, October 18. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on Tuesday voiced support for governments to release emergency stocks of oil to offset supply fears sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “I think […]