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More than 100,000 people officially missing in Mexico

Published on: 05/17/2022 – 21:40 Mexico City (AFP) – More than 100,000 people are now missing in violence-ridden Mexico, a grim milestone that the UN rights chief on Tuesday called a “tragedy of enormous proportions”. Rights groups have called for urgent action to tackle the disappearances that have exploded in years of spiraling drug-related violence. […]

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Gasoline in India is cheaper than UK, Germany, more expensive than US, China and Pakistan: report

Gasoline in India is cheaper than countries like Hong Kong, Germany and UK but more expensive than China, Brazil, Japan, USA, Russia, Pakistan and in Sri Lanka, according to a report by BOB Economics Research. Rising fuel prices in India have led to considerable debate over which government, state or central, should cut taxes to […]

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Swiatek on Streak entering Roland-Garros, with Ukraine in mind | Sports News

By ANDREW DAMPF, AP sports reporter ROME (AP) — If there was one point in Iga Swiatek’s three unbeaten months that sums up why the top-ranked player has become nearly impossible to beat, it’s surely a 19-shot rally that she won against Ons Jabeur in the Italian Open final. The point showed all the elements […]

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Blinken discusses Ukraine-Iran deal with German, French and British counterparts

On the sidelines of the NATO Foreign Ministers meeting, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met on Sunday (local time) with his German, British and French counterparts in Berlin where they discussed the situation in Ukraine and the ongoing negotiations with Iran on reviving the nuclear deal. . Blinken met with German […]

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Heavy defeat threatens Scholz’s SPD in German regional vote

Published on: 05/15/2022 – 20:30Amended: 05/15/2022 – 20:28 Dusseldorf (Germany) (AFP) – Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Social Democrats (SPD) suffered a landslide defeat in a key German regional election on Sunday, exit polls showed, in a damning verdict on its perceived weak response to the war in Ukraine. The probable loss of the SPD in North […]

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Liberal MPs join fight against controversial Quebec language bill

Several Liberal MPs from the Montreal region will take part in a demonstration on Saturday against the Quebec government’s plan to reform its Charter of the French language. While no federal minister is expected to join the march, the presence of Liberal MPs such as Anthony Housefather and Annie Koutrakis underscores opposition to Quebec’s Bill […]

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France leads M’s over Mets in their 1st game Citi Field | State News

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty France hit a game-tying single in the eighth inning for another hit, and the Seattle Mariners broke through against the Mets bullpen after Max Scherzer got tired and beat New York 2- 1 Friday night in their first game at Champ Citi. The Mets wore black jerseys on a foggy […]

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Lomé gets 50 million euros from France for key waste management and rural roads projects

OVERVIEW OF REFORMS START A BUSINESS (More information) At the fifteenth position in the world and first in Africa, under the start a business Doing Business 2020 ranking index, Togo maintains its reform dynamic with more reforms…. EXECUTION OF CONTRACTS (More information) Compared to a few years ago, when it was one of the last […]

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The Mystery of the Buried Owl: 30-Year-Old Treasure Hunt Baffles French Riddles | Photography

At 3:30 a.m. on the night of April 23, 1993, in a secret location somewhere in France, a man was struggling in pitch darkness to dig a hole in which to bury something stored in the trunk of his car. “I hadn’t even finished and my hands were bloody,” he said later. said to Liberation. […]

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MNR planes to spray gypsy moth at Devil’s Lake, Kettle Moraine

If you see a low-flying aircraft spraying anything over the South Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest or Devil’s Lake State Park in the next month, don’t worry. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will conduct aerial spraying operations through early June to control gypsy moth, an invasive species that, in its caterpillar stage, defoliates […]

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France says two citizens have been arrested in Iran and calls for their immediate release

PARIS, May 12 (Reuters) – France said on Thursday that two of its citizens have been arrested in Iran and called for their immediate release. “The French government condemns this baseless arrest. It calls for the immediate release of these two French nationals,” the foreign ministry said in a statement. Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said on […]

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Quebec’s language reform ‘does not take into account’ Indigenous communities, leaders say

Indigenous leaders have spoken out amid the impending passage of the Quebec government’s controversial language bill aimed at protecting the French language. The chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador said reasonable amendments to Bill 96 had been presented by the communities to legislators in the provincial legislature, but to no […]

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Russia-Ukraine War Live Updates: Biden Signs Lend-Lease Law and More

In a workshop in western Ukraine, a technician adjusted a metal bracket that had been attached to a racing drone so it could carry a grenade, turning a plane sold in DIY stores into a deadly weapon . Nearby were two American contractors, who had arrived at the workshop with a dozen more drones as […]

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France and Germany advocate ceasefire in Moscow-kyiv talks: Macron

France and Germany want to reach a quick ceasefire in Ukraine that will allow negotiations between kyiv and Moscow to be completed in order to achieve peace, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday. “What we want to achieve is a quick ceasefire that will put an end to the negotiations that […]

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Ukraine’s best canine deminer receives an award from Zelensky

The US State Department on Sunday announced visa restrictions for more than 2,000 Russian and Belarusian military officials for violations related to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and a new visa restriction policy targeting officials Russians for human rights violations, violations of international humanitarian law and corruption. in Ukraine. The ministry also announced sanctions against […]

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Macron takes oath for a 2nd term and pledges to serve everyone

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 7, 2022. /CFP French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 7, 2022. /CFP Outgoing French President Emmanuel Macron was sworn in for his second […]

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Prime Minister’s conversation with President Macron: 6 May 2022

Earlier today, the Prime Minister spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his recent election victory. The leaders pledged to reinvigorate Anglo-French relations, working together to tackle common issues including the cost of living, threats from autocratic states and global energy security. On Ukraine, the Prime Minister and President Macron were united […]

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French long-stay visa applicants again complain about delays in appointments

Connexion readers have once again warned of long waiting times at French visa centers in the UK. Read more: French long-stay visa delays hit UK owners of second homes When a French national begins an application for a French long-stay visa, they must complete an application form on the France-Visas website, before creating an account […]

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Putin ally linked to Wagner: ‘Dying West thinks Russians are Third World scum’ | Russia

A Russian businessman and close ally of Vladimir Putin, accused by the US, EU and others of funding private military company Wagner Group, says ‘a dying Western civilisation’ will be defeated by Russia. The Guardian had approached Yevgeny Prigozhin for his reaction to evidence implicating Wagner fighters in massacres in Mali. In response, he said […]

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PM Modi Visits Paris Today, Modi Tour of Germany, Denmark and France May 2-4, Narendra Modi News, ‘Productive’ Talks with Danish Prime Minister, Says Modi, to Attend India Summit -Nordic today

Narendra Modi Europe visits live updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for France on Wednesday after concluding his “productive” visit to Denmark during which he held a series of bilateral meetings with his Nordic counterparts and attended the second India-North summit. “After a successful visit to Denmark, Prime Minister @narendramodi embarks for Paris,” the Prime […]

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How to make instant cash on your car

Senior National Consumer Correspondent Rossen Reports: How to make instant cash with your car Updated: 3:44 PM EDT May 3, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript Hello, as we reported, the used car market is booming and in the meantime driving up the trade in leased vehicle values. If you are at the end of your […]

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A lifeboat helps rescue three people, including a baby, after a yacht caught fire off the coast of Brighton

The Coastguard responded to a ‘developing incident’ off Brighton on Monday afternoon (May 2). Volunteers from the RNLI crew were called at around 2.30pm to an incident involving a yacht which had a baby on board. The yacht registered in France had suffered an engine fire and had lost all power. Three people, including the […]

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Régine, whose nightclub gave a new dawn to nightlife, dies at 92

She was born Rachelle Zylberberg in Belgium just as the Great Depression hit: a Jewish child abandoned as an infant by her single mother and left alone at age 12 when her father, a drunken Polish refugee, was arrested by the Nazis in France . She hid in a convent, where she was beaten. After […]

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France has turned its back on the far right. Brexit Britain can too | William Kegan

Reflecting on the depressing economic outlook facing this country and many parts of the world, I am reminded of a phrase by PG Wodehouse Much obliged, Jeeves. The narrator – that Boris Johnson-like figure, Bertie Wooster – sinks back into his chair, his face buried in his hands. “It’s always my policy to look on […]