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Macron meets Putin as France tries to soften diplomatic power over Ukraine

President Biden said on Monday the Nord Stream 2 pipeline to deliver Russian natural gas to Germany would not go ahead if Russia invades Ukraine, stepping up pressure to isolate Moscow as French President Emmanuel Macron launched a series of shuttle diplomacy aimed at unfreezing tensions between the Kremlin and the West. Speaking at a […]

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Olympic diplomatic blitz targets Argentina for China’s Belt and Road

Published on: 02/06/2022 – 10:14Amended: 02/06/2022 – 10:12 Beijing (AFP) – China welcomed Argentina to its global Belt and Road Initiative on Sunday as President Xi Jinping wrapped up a weekend of frantic diplomatic activity on the sidelines of the Winter Olympics. Xi has not left his country since the outbreak of the coronavirus in […]

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National Laboratories Host Summit to Tackle Climate Goals: Energy and Environment

February 04, 2022 National laboratories from the UK, USA, France, Canada and Japan hosted a summit where they agreed to collaborate on research and innovation to achieve net zero energy savings. (Image: IEA) The aim of the event, organized by the UK’s National Nuclear Laboratory (NNL), was to build on the COP26 summit – the […]

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Update on the latest cases:

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise on Wall Street, extending their weekly gains NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks edged higher in afternoon trading on Wall Street, putting major indexes on track to extend their weekly gains. The S&P 500 rose 0.5% and the Nasdaq 0.2%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.2%. Major communications and technology companies […]

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ING in exclusive discussions with Boursorama to offer

ING PROFILEING is a global financial institution with a strong European base, offering banking services through its operating company ING Bank. ING Bank’s goal is to empower people to stay ahead in life and in business. ING Bank’s more than 57,000 employees provide retail and wholesale banking services to customers in over 40 countries. ING […]

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Dubai attracts $4.3 billion in foreign direct investment in the first nine months of 2021

Dubai attracted 15.9 billion dirhams ($4.3 billion) in foreign direct investment from 378 projects in the first nine months of 2021 as the emirate’s economy continued to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. “Dubai has continued to introduce and implement initiatives that improve business confidence,” said Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman […]

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India needs a new social contract

The pandemic has dramatically laid bare the catastrophic public costs of inequality. Thousands of lives could have been saved if much greater investment had been made in the provision of public health services. The explosion of mass hunger and unemployment and the dislocation of millions of working poor could have been avoided if labor protection, […]

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Economists praise France for its Covid tactics

France has been hailed as the global star of the Covid pandemic by a Nobel Prize-winning economist for its unique strategy to overcome the crisis. Professor Emeritus of Economics and International Affairs at Princeton, Paul Krugman, particularly praised France’s efforts to maintain employment and provide childcare. His words were supported by French and British economists […]

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US Threatens Tough Sanctions, Warns Russia Not to ‘Weaponize’ Energy

Published on: 01/25/2022 – 16:24Amended: 01/25/2022 – 16:22 Washington (AFP) – The United States on Tuesday warned Russia of damaging sanctions, including curbs on high-tech exports, and said Moscow’s attempts to “weaponize” its massive oil and gas industry would backfire. “We are ready to apply sanctions with massive consequences” that go far beyond the previous […]

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Review of “Davos Man”: the globe-trotting benefactors

In 1971, a German economist named Klaus Schwab called the first meeting of what would become the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mr. Schwab wanted business leaders, government officials and nonprofit leaders to discuss his idea of ​​”stakeholder capitalism”: the concept that business leaders have a duty to pursue the interests not only of […]

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France and Germany support projects on 5G applications for pvt networks

France and Germany would support four projects on 5G applications for private networks with a total of 17.7 million euros ($20.1 million), the countries’ economic affairs ministries said. The aim is to “deliver innovative solutions that will strengthen the European private network ecosystem in the field of 5G telecommunications”, their press release states. “I look […]

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US investors remain optimistic despite economic concerns

HOBOKEN, NJ, January 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Do-it-yourself investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the global economy as the recovery slows in many major economies, new data from eToro reveals. The latest from the social investment network Retail investor beat reveals that only 46% of investors are positive about the outlook for the global […]

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Emmanuel Macron handed an electoral nightmare to a France slapped with a huge trade deficit | World | News

Despite Mr Macron’s tough rhetoric ahead of the April elections, Jacques Sapir believes the country has been “economically downgraded”. Mr. Sapir, director of studies at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) since 1996, said the country was rapidly losing its industry. At the center of this economic decline is the introduction of […]

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Before the elections, Macron bets on a pink French economy and new jobs | world news

PARIS (Reuters) – President Emmanuel Macron will present 21 new foreign investment projects in France and a booming economy on Monday as proof that his economic reforms have borne fruit less than three months before a presidential election in which he is expected to run. . During a visit to Alsace in the east, Macron […]

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The Belgian “ghost town” is fighting to come back to life

Published on: 01/15/2022 – 07:48 Doel (Belgium) (AFP) – Doel has the reputation of being the most famous ghost town in Belgium. But its few inhabitants, today numbering only 21, now see a glimmer of hope in the rebirth of their village. If so, it would be a remarkable change of fortune for a place […]

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Who supports the Malian junta?

Published on: 01/13/2022 – 13:24Amended: 01/13/2022 – 13:23 Bamako (AFP) – The Malian military junta urges the population to take to the streets on Friday to protest against regional sanctions imposed following delayed elections in Sahel state. The sanctions, which include closing borders and a trade embargo, could cripple the economy of an already impoverished […]

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Light or severe impact on the economy?

The travel industry has once again been plunged into disarray, workers have been forced to isolate themselves at home, and governments are faced with a difficult choice between imposing restrictions or letting the economy go into turmoil. Could the highly contagious variant of Omicron have a severe impact on recovery? Or will its mild symptoms […]

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Loosening of Covid travel rules and optimistic retail data should ease New Year’s blues

This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Register here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. Hang on. The next seven days will be tough as temperatures cool to bones, the post-festive period continues, and people grapple with New Year’s […]

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Powered by Omicron, world surpasses 300 million known cases of Covid

It took more than a year for the world to register the first 100 million cases of coronavirus and half that time to count the next 100 million. The third 100 million has arrived even faster, in just five months, as large segments of countries, rich and poor alike, remain unvaccinated and a new, rapidly […]

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Heavily Indebted Brazilian Families and Inflation

Published on: 06/01/2022 – 02:50Amended: 06/01/2022 – 02:49 São Paulo (AFP) – Jussara Romero’s credit card is nearly depleted, and exorbitant interest payments have left her family struggling to survive. Yet soaring prices in inflation-battered Brazil left little choice for the 37-year-old mom when she arrives at the cash register, she says: she often breaks […]

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Taliban show victory over United States

Published on: 04/01/2022 – 04:22 Ghazni (Afghanistan) (AFP) – Inside the compound of the governor of Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, a new historical exhibit is unveiled before an enthusiastic audience of Taliban fighters – sections of blast walls of a former US military base. A concrete slab bears the names and regiments of American troops who […]

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Over 3.5 L of children aged 15-18 register on CoWIN Ahead of Drive Tomorrow; Omicron Tally from MP at 10 as foreign repatriate test + ve

Read more rises to 1,525. The nation’s capital on Saturday recorded a massive 50% increase in new Covid-19 infections to 2,716, with around 3.64% of COVID-19 tests turning positive – a high positivity rate. So far, the city has one dead. Europe has recorded more than 100 million cases of coronavirus, more than a third […]

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Philippines toughens quarantine rules in capital against Omicron

Published on: 12/31/2021 – 3:18 PM Manila (AFP) – The Philippines will tighten coronavirus restrictions in the capital Manila over fears of an “exponential growth” in cases due to the highly contagious variant of Omicron, the government said on Friday. The metropolis of 13 million people will be placed on the third highest alert level […]

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Omicron accounts for 90% of Colorado’s COVID cases

The omicron variant has skyrocketed to account for more than 90% of Colorado’s COVID-19 cases three weeks after its discovery, but it’s unclear what its dominance will mean for the state. The new variant was found in just 0.1% of samples with DNA sequencing during the week of November 28, when the delta variant still […]

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20 years later, dreams of a euro rivaling the US dollar persist

Trump attack The idea of ​​promoting the euro as a tool of power has made a comeback with Donald Trump in the White House. When Trump abandoned the nuclear deal with Tehran, European companies that had rushed to invest in Iran found themselves under threat of US retaliation. The EU rushed to put in place […]

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French viral infections increase during the holidays

France has recorded more than 100,000 viral infections in a single day for the first time since the start of the pandemic and hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 have doubled in the past month ThroughThe Associated Press 26 December 2021, 11:29 • 2 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article PARIS – France […]

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Europeans are thinking about living with, not defeating, Covid

MADRID – Covid-19 infections were on the rise across Spain, but the country’s leader’s message was clear: The government was not entering 2022 with the 2020 restrictions. “The situation is different this time, and because of that we are taking different measures,” Pedro Sánchez, Prime Minister, said this week, adding that he understands that his […]

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Urgent action needed in the face of energy crisis, says Italian Mario Draghi

gHello. We start with rather grim data on the health of the UK economy. The ONS has downgraded its third-quarter GDP growth figures from 1.3% to 1.1%. This is a marked slowdown from the 5.4% growth recorded when the country reopened in the second quarter. This suggests that the recovery was in trouble even before […]

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Lockdown panic in France: the mayor warns that the economy “cannot resist” to the new rules | World | News

The news comes as the country’s Prime Minister Jean Castex described how the Omicron variant “spreads like lightning.” France has announced a series of restrictions and accelerated deployment of its booster to stop the spread of the highly transmissible variant Omicron. However, the mayor of Perpignan Louis Aliot warned that the French economy “would not […]

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FirstFT: Lib Dems wins North Shropshire

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to receive it directly in your inbox every weekday morning Did you follow the news well this week? Take our quiz. Boris Johnson suffered another blow to his authority as UK Prime Minister after […]

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Google offers behavioral commitments on news payments in France to try to end costly antitrust litigation – TechCrunch

In its latest move to appease EU competition regulators, Google offered a set of commitments to France’s antitrust watchdog – in hopes of settling an expensive intervention (for it) on legally mandated payments. for viewing content snippets from news publishers. In July, France Competition Authority fined the tech giant half a billion euros for a […]

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Workers in Europe demand higher wages as inflation soars

PARIS – The first mission of the European Central Bank is to contain inflation. But as the cost of everything from gas to food has reached record highs, bank workers join workers across Europe in demanding something rarely seen in recent years: a significant pay rise. “It seems like a paradox, but the ECB does […]

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The French clothier becomes the cornerstone of reindustrialisation

Last year, as Covid-19 first swept across Europe, a French textile company tweeted that it would start making surgical masks. Within hours, the Ministry of Health asked how much it could produce; two days later, Les Tissages de Charlieu had made 100,000 masks for hospitals and French officials. “Our goal was to relocate a very […]

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After Merkel, Frenchman Macron welcomes “dear Olaf”

Macron welcomes the new German Chancellor for a first visit abroad The two are committed to working closely together Potential differences from green investment rules, EU budget PARIS, December 10 (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron and the new German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on Friday played down the differences on the reform of the EU’s […]

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Ally, Member or Partner? NATO’s long dilemma over Ukraine.

BRUSSELS – Ukraine poses a dilemma for NATO that has been brewing for many years – a dilemma that the alliance itself has helped to create. In 2008, NATO – a US-led alliance explicitly created to counter the Soviet Union – promised membership in two former Soviet republics, Ukraine and Georgia, but without specifying when […]

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New German government signs coalition agreement

Published on: 12/07/2021 – 11:48 The German Social Democrats (SPD), Greens and Free Democrats (FDP) on Tuesday signed a coalition agreement that explains how to accelerate a green transition and modernize Europe’s largest economy when they take office this week. The alliance between the unlikely bedfellows, the first such group at the national level, ends […]

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FT European Business Schools 2021 ranking: France dominates

French business schools have maintained their dominance over their peers from other countries in the 2021 ranking of European FT business schools, offering the widest range of business training courses. HEC Paris, inside and Essec were all in the first place of the eight leading institutions assessed in the ranking of 95 institutions. Seven others, […]

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Covid News Updates Live: Canada Reports 15 Omicron Variant Cases, Says Serious COVID-19 Trends May Rise

Ottawa announced last week that it would require people arriving by air from all countries except the United States to take a COVID-19 test, and it extended the ban on travelers from southern Africa to 10 countries. “The need for increased vigilance remains, regardless of the variant in circulation,” Theresa Tam, head of public health, […]

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US, Germany plan new restrictions as Omicron shakes investors up

US reports first case of Omicron in traveler from South Africa United States to announce measures to fight COVID-19 this winter European agency: Omicron could cause half of infections in Europe in a few months BERLIN / WASHINGTON, December 2 (Reuters) – The United States, Germany and Russia on Thursday joined countries with tighter COVID-19 […]

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Joséphine Baker enters the Pantheon of National Heroes

Host, civil rights activist and spy: Joséphine Baker became the first black woman to be commemorated at the Pantheon in Paris on Tuesday evening – an honor bestowed by the French president only on those considered national heroes. President Emmanuel Macron, who hopes to secure his second term in an election in less than five […]

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Japan to ban foreign visitors as Omicron concerns grow globally

Japan, Australia try to defend against Omicron infections Asian markets, oil prices are picking up a bit Still unclear if Omicron causes more serious illness – WHO Britain plans G7 health ministers meeting on Monday Biden to provide update on US response TOKYO / SYDNEY, Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Japan, the world’s third-largest economy, will […]

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Study finds what people say makes life meaningful

(KTVX) – What gives meaning to people’s lives? Is it money or material wealth? Or is it being able to do things like travel or work? A study by the Pew Research Center examines the things that people living in 17 “advanced economies” say make sense of their lives. The study interviewed approximately 19,000 adults […]

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FirstFT: China’s emissions fall as economy rocked by slowdown in real estate

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to receive it directly in your inbox every weekday morning Did you follow the news well this week? Take our quiz. China’s carbon dioxide emissions have declined for the first time since last year’s […]

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For Brexiters who dreamed of regaining control, France is too close for comfort | Rafael Behr

Considering that the width of the English Channel does not change, it is surprising how often British politicians seem surprised by the proximity of France. Currently, Priti Patel is enraged by the volume of people crossing in small boats. Boris Johnson is frustrated with Patel’s inability to stop the traffic. Tory MPs who told voters […]

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Spain targets European retirees | Economy and business

In the Spanish municipality of L’Alfàs del Pi, where almost half of the 20,500 inhabitants come from overseas, there is not a single person who has not heard of the Forum Mare Nostrum. It is a residence for the elderly that has been operating in the province of Alicante, in the region of Valencia, for […]

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Cafes scramble for staff, while other economic disruptions are hidden | Australia News

When Sandy Green, the owner of Green Refectory, a popular cafe in inner north Melbourne, announced a job before the Covid pandemic, she could expect a flood of applicants. Nowadays, as economies emerge from foreclosure, the roles seem to have turned. “We’ll put an ad on our website or in our window, and where we […]

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Unemployment in France slightly higher in the third quarter

Job seekers wait to speak to staff at an office of the National Employment Agency (Pôle emploi) in Aubervilliers, near Paris, France, on December 20, 2017. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier / File Photo Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now PARIS, November 19 (Reuters) – The unemployment rate in France rose […]

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France solves California offshore wind problem

Between drought, wildfires, mudslides and more, California seems to be a big ball of problems these days. Access to offshore wind power is one of those issues in the “what not” category. The Pacific coast is full of renewable energy potential, but the water is too deep for conventional offshore wind turbines. The Golden State […]

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Infrastructure, Rittenhouse, Bannon: your Monday evening briefing

(Want to receive this newsletter in your inbox? Here is registration.) Have a good evening. Here is the last Monday at the end of the day. Austria, facing a 134% increase in cases in the past two weeks, has restricted unvaccinated people to their homes from today, unless they are traveling for work, the school, […]

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EU economy faces growing headwinds despite pandemic recovery, Brussels warns

Supply chain bottlenecks and rising energy costs threaten to slow the EU’s recovery from the pandemic despite a recent acceleration in growth, the European Commission has warned. Economic growth in the EU and the euro area is set to reach 5% this year, the committee said in its autumn report on the economy, faster than […]

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France returns 26 looted treasures and works of art to Benin

France has returned 26 royal treasures and works of art looted from its former colony of Benin, in part fulfilling a promise by President Emmanuel Macron four years ago to forge a new relationship with Africa. During a ceremony at the Elysee Palace on Tuesday, Roselyne Bachelot and Jean-Michel Abimbola, ministers of Culture of the […]

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The French economy on track for 0.75% growth in the fourth quarter

PARIS, Nov. 8 (Reuters) – France’s economic rebound is expected to moderate in the fourth quarter, with most companies seeing further improvement despite continuing supply chain and personnel challenges, the French central bank said on Monday . The second-largest economy in the euro zone is expected to grow 0.75% in the fourth quarter, the Banque […]

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Air France-KLM hopes India will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand

Air France-KLM’s current Indian services are limited due to restrictions on air bubbles, but the airline hopes the Indian government will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand, an executive said. superior of the carrier. As of July 2020, India has allowed limited special international flights with passenger restrictions under formed air bubbles […]

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Delta sees 450% increase in bookings before US opens to more visitors

Delta Airlines sees significant increase in bookings as the US prepares to reopen, with a reported 450% increase in term bookings. Delta Airbus A330-300 departing from Dublin Airport – Image, economy class and beyond. Delta saw a 450% increase in bookings at international outlets compared to six weeks prior to the announcement. Many international flights […]

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If the government is re-elected, it may be despite Scott Morrison rather than because of him

When Scott Morrison faced the traveling media during a layover in Dubai on the way home, he looked exhausted. Here is a man who needed a hot bath and a big political reset. He presumably had the opportunity for the first; he and his advisers will ruminate on the latter for a long time to […]

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Fish wars between UK and France are latest post-Brexit flashpoint

The UK and France are heading into a new crisis in their post-Brexit relationship, with each side embroiled in a fisheries dispute that threatens to escalate into an all-out trade war. Driving the news: The latest flash point comes courtesy of an industry that only accounts for 0.1% of UK GDP, but played a disproportionate […]

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The ex-vegan cop is set to become New York’s second black mayor

Published on: 10/31/2021 – 02:10Amended: 10/31/2021 – 02:08 Eric Adams, a black ex-cop who has fought racial discrimination in the police force, is set to be elected mayor of New York next Tuesday, tasked with leading the city’s post-pandemic recovery. The 61-year-old centrist Democrat and avid vegan will become the second African-American to lead the […]

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The G-20 needs a freedom and prosperity agenda more than ever

The first in-person gathering of the world’s 20 largest economies, the Group of 20, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic will be in Rome, Italy, from October 30 to 31. At the very least, the summit shouldn’t go as usual. Unfortunately, there are reasons to believe that the meeting will not address the issues […]

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Peter Dutton suggests looming French elections part of fury over Australian AUKUS submarine deal

Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the impending French elections may be part of France’s fury against the Australian AUKUS submarine deal. Photo: NCA NewsWire / Gary Ramage Defense Minister Peter Dutton has suggested that the reason France remains “frustrated” by Australia’s abandonment of the $ 90 billion bilateral submarine deal is because of […]

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With the national agenda in the home stretch, Biden heads to Europe

President Joe Biden will travel to Europe on Thursday for a series of meetings with world leaders focused on the global economy and climate change, as well as an official visit to Pope Francis, as the president seeks to consolidate some of his priorities policies both at home and abroad. What would you like to […]

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Climate change and human activity threaten Libya nature reserve

Published on: 10/26/2021 – 03:52Amended: 10/26/2021 – 03:50 Ashaafean Reserve (Libya) (AFP) A two-hour drive east of Tripoli in the Nafusa mountain range, Ashaafean Park was added to UNESCO’s list of biosphere reserves last month. It includes dry forests, grasslands and a desert on the edge of the Sahara – ideal habitats for the increasingly […]

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Erdogan threatens to expel 10 Western ambassadors

ISTANBUL – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to expel ambassadors from 10 countries, including the United States, declaring them “persona non grata” after calling for the release of a jailed philanthropist. “I gave the instruction to our foreign minister and said ‘You will immediately deal with the persona non grata declaration of these […]

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Peru exceeds 200,000 Covid deaths: officials

Published on: 10/23/2021 – 04:00Amended: 10/23/2021 – 03:59 Lima (AFP) The ministry announced 25 new deaths in the past 24 hours, taking the South American country above the symbolic threshold with 200,003 deaths since the start of the pandemic in March 2020. The Andean country of 33 million people has also recorded 2.2 million infections. […]

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New Caledonia’s independence leaders challenge France on final referendum date

The stability of Australia’s close neighbor across the Coral Sea and France’s influence in the region are threatened by a call of the separatist parties not to participate in the final referendum on the independence of New Caledonia if France insists on holding it on December 12. The Melanesian spearhead group called on the United […]

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Brussels and Paris part ways with press editors over exemptions to online content rules – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article The European Commission and France have clashed with news publishers in an ongoing debate over whether media content should be exempt from upcoming EU online content rules. These measures come as factions in the European Parliament fight for the fine print in the EU Digital Services Act (DSA), […]

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Eastern Sudan protests booming trade, deepens economic woes

Port Sudan (Sudan) (AFP) Hundreds of trucks full of goods are immobilized in Port Sudan, dozens of container ships are anchored and intact. For more than a month, demonstrators have blocked Sudan’s main seaport. Roads to other provinces and the capital Khartoum were cut, docks closed and even Port Sudan airport was closed for some […]

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Public support to prioritize fight against COVID falls: investigation – Manila Bulletin

PARIS, France – Almost two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, a growing number of people in several Western countries are prioritizing protecting the economy over fighting the virus, even as this results in more deaths due to COVID, a poll found on Monday. AFP / MANILA BULLETIN The survey of 6,000 people […]

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French Defense Ministry says Exclusive Economic Zones are not part of Greece-France deal – EURACTIV.com

A recently signed military agreement between Greece and France provides for a mutual defense clause that includes the territories of the two countries, but not the exclusive economic zones (EEZs), the French defense ministry told EURACTIV France on Friday (October 15th). The historic agreement, signed on September 28, was widely seen as a first step […]

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Coal in stock: US retailers scramble ahead of holiday season

Published on: 10/17/2021 – 05:16Amended: 10/17/2021 – 05:14 New York (AFP) With the pandemic continuing, American homes could face a meager holiday season, forced to do without some of their favorite items missing from store shelves. Even as demand grows with the reopening of the world’s largest economy, U.S. retailers are working hard to avoid […]

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A week in review – 10/15/21

Major It was another bullish week for the majors in the week ending the 15the October. EuroStoxx600 rebounded 2.65%, with the DAX30 and CAC40 ending the week with gains of 2.51% and 2.55% respectively. Disappointing eurozone economic data took a back seat, with optimism over corporate earnings providing support. In the United States, economic data […]

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Energy crisis could threaten global economic recovery, IEA says

LONDON, Oct. 14 (Reuters) – A global energy crisis is expected to boost oil demand by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and could fuel inflation and slow the global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Thursday. Oil and natural gas prices recently hit multi-year highs, pushing electricity prices to record highs […]

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October 13 updates: US inflation surges, France expands health pass measures, BoE’s Cunliffe warns on crypto

Texas companies have criticized Gov. Greg Abbott’s efforts to prevent companies from requiring vaccines as the country’s partisan fight for mandates escalates. Abbott issued an executive order on Monday saying “no entity in Texas can demand receipt of a Covid-19 vaccine” and urged state lawmakers to pass legislation banning warrants. Bob Harvey, head of the […]

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European markets trade amid global growth and US inflation data

LONDON – European stocks are expected to open slightly lower on Wednesday as worries about global growth and inflation continue to disrupt market sentiment. The British FTSE index should open 14 points down to 7,117, the German DAX 3 points down to 15,141, the French CAC 40 down 2 points to 6,541 and the Italian […]

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Trade, data, stocks as global sentiment deteriorates

European stocks are expected to open into negative territory on Tuesday amid gloom in global markets. The British FTSE index would open 43 points down to 7,094, the German DAX down 99 points to 15,085, the French CAC 40 down 51 points to 6,514 and the Italian FTSE MIB 203 points down to 25,426, according […]

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Investment helps Italian economy emerge from pandemic

Matteo Dell’Acqua never thought Italy’s rebound against Covid would be so good. The 31-year-old boss of a family business says his investment in digitization and more environmentally friendly products made during the pandemic is paying off and has contributed to a 20% annual increase in orders. “It’s going very well,” said Dell’Acqua, whose company in […]

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Building the Economy with Ghost Blocks – By: Dan Agbese

OOn October 7, President Muhammadu presented his seventh budget to the National Assembly. It is, as one of my journalists never tires of saying, a whopping 16.39 trillion naira. That is a lot of money the government has to spend in 2022. The size of the federal budget is generally considered a good indicator of […]

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Financial executives say default risk is already hurting economy

President Biden met with finance officials on Wednesday as he continued to try to put maximum pressure on Senate Republicans to raise the debt ceiling by October 18, when the Treasury Department said the United States would default. Shortly after the meeting, Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, appeared to give in to his opposition […]

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France crane market size to be valued at 1.5 USD

New York, October 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the publication of the report “France Crane Market – Strategic Assessment & Forecast 2021-2027” – https://www.reportlinker.com/p06154547/? utm_source = GNW 5 billion and reach a volume of 5,566 units by 2027, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.67% in volume during 2021-2027 The […]

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French senators meet Taiwan’s Tsai at tense time

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes at a particularly tense time between Taiwan and China. Tsai spoke briefly before their meeting, presenting former French Defense Minister Alain Richard with the Order […]

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Blinken is told France “expects better” in grueling TV appearance as he works to mend American-French divide in Paris

A senior State Department official described Blinken’s official meetings as “very productive” and forward-looking, but the United States and the French agreed that work remained to mend the shaken relationship. the Biden administration’s new defense partnership with the UK and Australia. The bitterness over this deal and the treatment of the French by the Biden […]

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France to study Pandora papers and investigate citizen involvement – Ministry of the Economy

France will analyze the Pandora Papers, a dossier detailing the offshore activities of leading global politicians, to see if French nationals have been involved in fraudulent tax schemes, Olivier Dussopt, Minister Delegate for Public Accounts at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, Said Tuesday PARIS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 05, 2021) France […]

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Czech energy CEO calls on EU to classify gas as green transition fuel

The EU must classify gas as a “transition fuel” to green energy if it is to reduce coal use and meet its emissions targets, said the chief executive of Czech energy group EP Infrastructure. The bloc aims to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and the European Commission is due next […]

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Global markets await U.S. jobs reports after tumultuous week

ANKARA – After a tumultuous week and massive losses in September, global markets await US employment reports next week as they may shape the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policies over the coming months. Rising inflationary pressures on global economies, rising energy prices, uncertainties in Asia among Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the signal from […]

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Macron’s submarine spitting reminds why Australia should move closer to France, not alienate from it

Emmanuel Macron foresaw a world beyond the United States long before his anger erupted over the canceled submarine deal. The French president calls it strategic autonomy; it could just as well be called “Europe first”. Macron says Europeans must stop being naive and develop the power to defend themselves. And it can now go so […]

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British citizens in France only have 2 days to apply for their residence permit

The French authorities have warned British citizens who settled in France before January 1, 2021, that they can only apply to continue living in France until October 4, the following Monday. In a statement released by Welcome to France, the French government website designed to guide non-French people through the various steps necessary for expatriation […]

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AIP buys Gupta’s aluminum smelter in Dunkirk after payment default

The GFG Alliance flag flies after a £ 330million deal to buy Britain’s last aluminum smelter at Fort William Lochaber, Scotland, Britain on December 19, 2016. REUTERS / Russell Cheyne / File Photo LONDON, Oct. 1 (Reuters) – Buyout firm American Industrial Partners announced on Friday that it had acquired ownership of an aluminum smelter […]

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European Social Democrats are showing signs of life, but France is blocking out

PARIS – For the venerable French Socialist Party, which is languishing 4 percent support Ahead of next year’s presidential elections, news of a surprise victory last Sunday by his center-left counterpart in Germany offered a glimmer of hope. The slim victory of Olaf Scholz and the German Social Democratic Party, as well as the expected […]

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UKUS Policy – Journal

The American administration’s decision to get Australia to cancel its contract with France for the supply of conventional submarines and, instead, to procure nuclear-powered submarines of the type used by the Americans or the British came as a brutal shock to the French who were made aware of the decision just hours before it was […]

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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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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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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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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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Latest coronavirus: ‘Mix and match’ recall data will be available in the coming weeks, says Fauci – as happened

The dynamism of the UK property market has put some workers at risk of no longer living in rural and coastal areas, contributing to skills shortages in the tourism and hospitality sectors on which depend their local economies. Prices in July tripled the national rate by 8 percent in some rural and coastal areas. Conwy […]

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The “best airline in the world” for 2021 revealed by Skytrax

Singapore Airlines and All Nippon Airlines of Japan take second and third place in annual awards from the aviation industry review body Skytrax. Find out which Middle Eastern carrier has been named the best in the world. It hasn’t been a good year for airlines, thanks to Covid’s impact on the aviation industry, but for […]

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Scottish oil industry fades as wind power beckons

ABERDEEN, Scotland – It’s easy to see how vital oil is to Aberdeen, a venerable port city on the northeast coast of Scotland. Step out of the gate of the small international airport and you are rocked across the road by the roar of helicopters carrying crews to oil rigs scattered across the North Sea. […]

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Tycoon Games – the best budget simulation games on PC

So are you looking for some decent tycoon games? Whether you’re looking for something more straightforward or a complex and nuanced economic / business simulation game, there are plenty of options to choose from right now, across a range of themes. It’s a classic genre that has had a lot of love since its inception, […]

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Trade Bridge – 130th Canton Fair’s First Cloud Promotion Event Successful

Integration of virtual and offline formats to connect Paris and Canton, more than 100 representatives of renowned French multinational companies, financial institutions, inspection agencies, design companies, building material supermarkets and trade associations attended the event. Guests including Shen Xiang, Minister of Economic and Commercial Affairs of the Chinese Embassy in France; Chu Shijia, vice president […]

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A week for the wait to end

Updates on the global economy Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about global economic news. This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Register now here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. Studies show […]

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Does AUKUS sound the death knell for Quad or the icing on the cake?

What the secret agreement means for all the nations involved As the world continues to reverberate over the humiliating U.S. withdrawal (aka defeat) from Afghanistan with its regional and global fallout – the heat of which has also reached the current UNGA session – the world’s attention has been skillfully moved to a new home […]

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US and UK take India for granted while trying to appease France after AUKUS

For example, when the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 put a question mark on the need for NATO, Margaret Thatcher, then on a trip to Helsinki, was asked by a reporter: Now that the Soviet threat disappeared, what was the rationale for British nuclear deterrence? Thatcher replied “We still have a problem in […]