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Creation of a Franco-Indian campus: projects selected for phase 2

The projects selected for phase 2 of the call for projects for the creation of a Franco-Indian campus in the Indo-Pacific region in the fields of life sciences for health are now known. The last projects will be submitted no later than September 30, 2022. The projects selected for phase 2 of the call for […]

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France strengthens cycling infrastructure and targets rural areas

PARIS (Reuters) – The French government said on Tuesday it would boost state support for cycling in 2023, hoping to promote the use of bicycles for transport in rural areas, improve health of citizens and to use it in the energy transition. French Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne told reporters that a new 250 million euro […]

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Budding Netflix killers need a plan B

To compete with Amazon.com Inc. or Netflix Inc., Europe needs its own giants. It was the fairy tale told by the billionaire owners of two French private broadcasters – TF1 and M6 – and others who backed their 2021 merger plan, including Emmanuel Macron’s administration. After all, if content is king, American streaming platforms reign […]

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Behind 27 by Juancho Hernangomez, Spain overthrow France to claim EuroBasket title

BERLIN — For Spain, almost all the names of the national team have changed in recent years. Expectations did not. And neither are the results. Juancho Hernangomez scored 27 points, his brother Willy Hernangomez added 14 and earned tournament MVP honors, and Spain edged France 88-76 on Sunday to claim EuroBasket gold. It was Spain’s […]

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France’s far-right opposes Macron’s pension reform, Le Pen warns By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Marine Le Pen, MP and chairwoman of the parliamentary group of France’s far-right Rassemblement national (Rassemblement National – RN) party, attends the opening session of the National Assembly in Paris, France, June 28 2022. REUTERS / Sar PARIS (Reuters) – France’s far-right National Rally leader Marine Le Pen said on Sunday […]

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BeReal photo-sharing app explores paid features to avoid ads

Photo-sharing app BeReal is exploring adding in-app payments for additional features to avoid Instagram-like advertising, as the French start-up grapples with technical issues caused by the massive increase in its popularity this summer among Gen Z users. BeReal has become hugely popular with teens and college students in the US as well as Europe, with […]

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New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell under fire for first-class trip she says is for her safety as a black woman

“Anyone who wants to wonder how I protect myself just doesn’t understand the world that black women walk around in,” Cantrell said in a recent statement to several New Orleans news outlets. “My travel accommodation is about safety, not luxury. As all women know, our health and safety is often ignored and we have to […]

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European markets open at close, data, news and results

The pound fell below $1.14 for the first time since 1985 as dollar strength and recession warnings weighed on the British currency. The pound fell as low as $1.135 at 8:50 a.m. London time, marking a new 37-year low before recovering slightly to $1.146 by late afternoon. This followed the release of figures showing a […]

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French minister’s comments spark questions about homophobia in government · Global Voices Français

Photo by Guillaume Paumier, published under CC BY 2.0 license on Flickr. The government of French President Emmanuel Macron (centre-right, liberal), who was re-elected president in April 2022, is currently facing backlash following homophobic comments and positions expressed by some of its members. On July 13, 2022, six French associations fighting against homophobia filed a […]

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Orange gives the green light to the dismantling of copper telephone lines in France

State-controlled telephone company Orange has been allowed to start removing copper wires in some municipalities from the end of 2024, with the whole country to be disconnected by 2030. Orange must work with other suppliers Initial plans to remove all copper telephone wires were criticized by other operators, including SFR, Free and Bouygues Telecom, as […]

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Live news: Zelenskyy free from car accident on return to Kyiv from war-torn eastern Ukraine

Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine, suffered no serious injuries after being “examined by doctors” following a car accident on his return to Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital, after visiting the regions of the Far East recently liberated from the invading Russian army, its spokesman said. “In Kyiv, a car collided with the Ukrainian president’s car and […]

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In Nigeria, promoting waste recycling

Lagos (AFP) – The mounds of rubbish strewn along the roads and the vast dumpsites are a Nigerian horror. In Africa’s largest economy and most populous country, collecting, sorting and recycling waste is desperately rare. But there is also good news. Some entrepreneurs are working hard to tackle the mountain of waste, despite the many […]

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Is the drying up of rivers a warning for the future of Europe?

Along the Danube, which winds 1,800 miles (2,898 km) from the Black Forest in Germany to the Black Sea in Romania, dozens of towns – like the small Romanian port of Zimnicea on the Bulgarian border – depend on the waterway for their livelihood. But this summer’s epic drought and historic high temperatures, now in […]

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Ukraine accuses Russia of attacking power grid in revenge for offensive

KYIV/KHARKIV, Ukraine, September 12 (Reuters) – Ukraine has accused Russian forces of attacking civilian infrastructure in response to a rapid offensive by Ukrainian troops at the weekend that prompted Russia to abandon its main stronghold in the Kharkov region. Ukrainian officials said the targets of the retaliatory attacks included water facilities and a thermal power […]

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Iraq’s ancient ruins open to tourism after IS atrocities

Published on: 09/11/2022 – 15:12Amended: 09/11/2022 – 15:08 Hatra (Iraq) (AFP) – Strolling along the ancient ruins of Hatra in northern Iraq, dozens of visitors admired the site, where local initiatives seek to turn the page on a brief but brutal jihadist regime. Designated an endangered World Heritage Site by UNESCO, Hatra dates back to […]

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New Orleans mayor says flight economy not safe for black women refuses to refund $30,000 cash to taxpayers

New Orleans Democratic mayor says economy class flights are dangerous for black women, while insisting she won’t refund $30,000 of taxpayers’ money blown on first class flights class to France and Switzerland. Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, LaToya Cantrell said: “My travel accommodation is about safety, not luxury.” “As all women know, our […]

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Gujarat This Week: Film Screenings in French, Speech with Artist Sajid Wajid Shaikh, and More

Ahmedabad has a lot to offer this week, including several film screenings in French, Arabic and Japanese, an exhibition at CEPT University, two art exhibitions and a Bengali festival. 2022 CEPT Excellence Awards Exhibition About the event: The exhibition as well as the Excellence Awards to enhance excellence in teaching and learning at the University. […]

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Queen Elizabeth, fashion icon? Yes.

correction An earlier version of this report incorrectly stated that Queen Elizabeth II died on Friday. She died on Thursday. For decades, it’s been relatively easy to dress up – for Halloween, perhaps, or for a laugh at a royal wedding or jubilee soiree – as the Queen of England. All one needs, according to […]

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Warning to all Diet Cola fans as drink ‘increases risk of life-threatening conditions’

DIET soft drinks increase your risk of heart disease and stroke by 10%, according to one study. Less than a can a day could be enough to harm your health. 1 Scientists have found that less than a can of sugar-free soft drink a day could be bad for your healthCredit: Alamy Millions of Britons […]

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China earthquake death toll rises to 74

Rescue efforts continue after a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck about 43 kilometers (26 miles) southeast of Kangding city in Sichuan province – Text size The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck southwest China has risen to 74, state media reported on Wednesday, as thousands of people were evacuated to temporary shelters and heavy […]

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American Frances Tiafoe upsets Rafael Nadal to advance to US Open quarter-finals

NEW YORK – Frances Tiafoe ended Rafael Nadal’s 22-game Grand Slam winning streak by beating the 22-time major champion 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the fourth round of the US Open on Monday. Tiafoe buried her head in her hands and cried on the pitch after shaking hands with Nadal. He sat on the bench […]

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Moscow ‘suspends’ Ukraine annexation vote amid response

Published on: 09/05/2022 – 16:44Amended: 09/05/2022 – 16:42 Kyiv (Ukraine) (AFP) – Russian-installed authorities in an occupied Ukrainian region suggested on Monday that plans for a referendum on joining Russia had been delayed, with Moscow blaming Western sanctions for cutting off gas supplies across the country. Europe. Since the first weeks of the February invasion, […]

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European markets open at close, data, earnings and news

European markets are heading for a sharp decline on Monday as investors mull over economic risks in the region, fueled by concerns over energy supplies from Russia. The pan-European Stoxx 600 fell 1.4% in early trading, with autos shedding 2.8% to lead the losses, with most sectors and major exchanges sliding deep into negative territory. […]

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Places to visit in France — Guardian Life — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

By Oluwatomiwa Ogunniyi September 04, 2022 | 9:30 a.m. While Paris usually steals the show in French tourism, there is much more to this beautiful country than the city of lights. France is well known for its beautiful destinations, architecture, fashion trends, art museums and various mouth-watering cuisines; there is no shortage of magical holiday […]

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500 people take part in a Trotskyist summer camp in France

With Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Western Europe, in the background, nearly 500 people gathered in the foothills of the French Alps for the Summer University of Permanent Revolution. The sister site of left voice in France is building a new revolutionary organization in France. This event was an opportunity to discuss the tasks […]

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Today in History: September 3, signing of the Treaty of Paris

Today in History Today is Saturday, September 3, the 246th day of 2022. There are 119 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On September 3, 1783, representatives of the United States and Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which officially ended the War of Independence. To this date : In […]

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Russia to bid farewell to Gorbachev in low-key funeral snubbed by Putin

Published on: 03/09/2022 – 08:59 The last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev will be laid to rest in a ceremony in Moscow on Saturday, but without the fanfare of a state funeral and with the conspicuous absence of President Vladimir Putin. With Russia isolated by its military campaign in Ukraine, no foreign leader is expected to […]

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John Merriman, history professor known for his lively lectures, dies at 75

John Merriman, who spent much of his career researching and teaching modern French history at Yale, died earlier this year. Evan Gorelick September 02, 2022 at 1:30 a.m. Staff reporter Yale News John M. Merriman, professor of history and former principal of Branford College, died earlier this year. He was 75 years old. Merriman, loved […]

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The photo and identity of the Muslim murderer, Mohamed Dridi, revealed after he killed his roommate, Eliahou Eyal Haddad, by smashing his head with an ax in anti-Semitic hatred in Longperrier, a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in north-central France

Reports reaching Kossyderrickent indicate that the photo and identity of the murderer, Mohamed Dridi, came to light after he killed his roommate, Eyal Haddad, by smashing his head with an ax in anti-Semitic hatred. (Read more here). The murderer is the one in the white polo shirt. Another Jew was murdered in France – Eyal […]

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Fiona Ferro’s former coach Pierre Bouteyre charged with rape and sexual assault

Pierre Bouteyre, the former coach of French tennis player Fiona Ferro, has been accused of raping and sexually assaulting her when she was a teenager, according to a report by Agence France-Presse. Ferro, 25, is the No. 259 ranked player in the world and lost in the US Open qualifiers. She accused Bouteyre, 50, of […]

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Franz Wagner, Germany beat France at EuroBasket 2022

To start their EuroBasket 2022 schedule, Germany beat France, 76-63 being the final score. Dirk Nowitzki was honored before kick-off with a shirt retirement ceremony where his No.14 was hung in the rafters of his homeland. The game started much later than originally planned. Orlando Magic standout Franz Wagner finished with eight points, three rebounds […]