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Russian-backed separatists conduct military drills, Ukraine warns

KYIV, Ukraine – Ukraine’s military warned on Friday that the Russian-backed separatist army in the east of the country had been put on high alert, completing a near encirclement of Ukraine by forces now ready to attack. military action, even as the Biden administration has warned that a Russian invasion could be imminent. The drills […]

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Modi’s party aims for big win as major Indian states vote

Published on: 02/10/2022 – 02:34 Ghaziabad (India) (AFP) – Polls opened Thursday in India’s most populous state to test the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda in the face of rampant unemployment, rising inflation and the coronavirus pandemic. Uttar Pradesh has weathered India’s economic downturn and Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is […]

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As militarization spreads, ECOWAS faces a credibility crisis | Military News

Adama Cissé was among thousands of Malians who took to the streets last month after the military government called for protests against sanctions imposed by the regional bloc of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). ) due to the postponement of the elections. “It is neither ECOWAS nor France that will decide in […]

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Bollywood singer ‘The Nightingale’ Lata Mangeshkar receives state funeral

MUMBAI, Feb 6 (Reuters) – Lata Mangeshkar, one of India’s best-known cultural icons and a singer who defined music for generations of her compatriots, died on Sunday and received a state funeral as politicians and personalities united in mourning. Mangeshkar, 92, has made a name for himself in the world of Bollywood and his voice […]

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Governor Newsom Announces Appointments 2.4.22

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Roxanne Messina Captor, 69, of Redondo Beach, has been appointed to the California Arts Council. Captor has been an associate professor at Santa Monica College since 1986, an Emmy-nominated and award-winning filmmaker at Messina Captor Films Inc. since 1994, and a teacher at the New […]

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Covid News: New Zealand plans to fully reopen

Video transcription Return transcription WHO warns against countries lifting pandemic measures The director-general of the World Health Organization said it was premature for any country to ‘capitulate’ or ‘declare victory’ over the coronavirus, and urged caution about easing restrictions too hastily . We are now beginning to see a very worrying increase in disease in […]

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Foreign Secretary Marise Payne to visit France to restore relations after underwater row

Marise Payne is set to travel to Paris next month for a key meeting between European and Indo-Pacific foreign ministers, potentially offering the government a chance to start mending relations with France following the acrimonious dispute over subs. -sailors. Key points: Foreign ministers’ meeting expected to focus on building greater ‘strategic autonomy’ and increasing investment […]

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US and European allies warn Russia of ‘swift and serious consequences’ of invading Ukraine

US Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman has engaged in a telephone conversation with European allies, including France, Germany, Italy and the United Kingdom, to discuss the written response sent to Russia against the list of security guarantees sent to Washington last December. At Tuesday’s meeting, officials discussed the importance of close coordination against Russian […]

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Fighting impunity for crimes in Syria: victory in Germany, setback in France

The January 13 conviction in Germany of a former Syrian intelligence official for crimes against humanity marks a major step forward in the fight for justice for atrocities in Syria. In contrast, a French court ruling in November raised concerns that France could harbor perpetrators of similar crimes in Syria and elsewhere. A court in […]

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France reports half a million Covid cases in new record

France today reported 501,635 new cases of coronavirus, a new daily record and the first time the global number has exceeded half a million. The country is currently recording the highest daily infection rates of any major European country, averaging over 360,000 over the past week. More than 30,000 people are hospitalized with coronavirus across […]

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Young: Preparing the Airlift for Reproductive Rights

Which state will be the next to fall under the Iron Curtain? We’re not talking about the 50s and 60s here, like the Commie. We’re only talking about the Republican type of 22 – the 12 GOP-controlled states ready to ban abortion as soon as the Supreme Court has its say. In a country based […]

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Latest Covid-19 News: Live Updates

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico announced Tuesday that National Guard troops and state employees will become temporary substitute teachers.Credit…Morgan Lee/Associated Press As the Omicron variant depletes school staff as it sweeps the country, some states are resorting to increasingly creative measures to find the substitute teachers needed to keep schools open, in one […]

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American Antony Blinken to visit Ukraine despite fears of Russian invasion

Russian-Ukrainian conflict: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will fly to Ukraine on Tuesday. Washington: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will fly to Ukraine on Tuesday in a show of support amid fears of a Russian invasion, the State Department said. Blinken, who will meet with President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv on Wednesday, “will […]

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India’s wealthiest have more than doubled their fortunes during the Covid crisis, Oxfam says

India’s wealthiest have more than doubled their fortunes during the Covid-19 crisis that has ravaged the country and deepened poverty, and the government should review its wealth redistribution policies, says Oxfam’s global report Davos from 2022. The nation added 40 billionaires to 142 last year when a second wave of infections overwhelmed its health care […]

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Taylor Mikesell and Kierstan Bell score at Ohio State, FGCU

Who said “you can’t go home anymore?” Taylor Mikesell played two seasons at the University of Maryland and one at the University of Oregon. She is playing her senior year with the Ohio State women’s basketball team. Mikesell, a Jackson High graduate, is second in the Buckeyes with an 18.8 GAA. The 5-foot-11 guard has […]

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Biden, Covid-19 and Omicron News: Live Updates

Video transcription Return transcription Biden announces the purchase of 500 million additional Covid tests President Biden has said his administration will double its previous purchase of coronavirus tests for free distribution to Americans and deploy additional medical personnel to states hit hard by the Omicron variant. We are on track to roll out a website […]

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Ntsabeleng, Djeffal selected in 2022 MLS SuperDraft

History links NEW YORK, NY – Oregon State men’s football forward Tsiki Ntsabeleng and midfielder Sofiane djeffal were selected in the MLS SuperDraft on Tuesday. Ntsabeleng was the 28th pick in the first round by FC Dallas, while Djeffal was picked by DC United as the 36th pick in the second round. “To see young […]

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Covid-19: Chinese city tests 14 million people | World news

Tianjin, a port city of 14 million people near the Chinese capital Beijing, began mass tests on Sunday after a group of 20 adults and children tested positive for Covid-19, at least two of them with the highly transmissible variant Omicron. Epidemiologists told state media that containing the Omicron variant in Tianjin, seen as a […]

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France plans to cancel Dakar rally after suspected terrorist attack – AZERTAC

Baku, January 8, AZERTAC France is considering canceling the Dakar rally after an explosion in Saudi Arabia that seriously injured a French driver and prosecutors are investigating a suspected terrorist attack, the foreign minister said on Friday, AFP reported. French prosecutors said on Tuesday they had opened a terrorist investigation into a Dec. 30 explosion […]

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Novak Djokovic denied entry to Australia due to vaccine exemption

World No.1 men’s tennis player Novak Djokovic traveled all day Wednesday from Dubai to Australia, a trip that was supposed to start his defense of the Australian Open singles championship. He was told on Thursday he was expected to leave the country, following a 10-hour standoff with government officials at a Melbourne airport, where he […]

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Covid-19 and Omicron News on New Years Eve: Live updates

During much of the pandemic, New York City has attempted to slow the spread of the coronavirus by offering free hotel rooms to those infected who cannot easily isolate themselves from those they live with. But the sheer numbers of people with the Omicron variant can overwhelm the hotel program, both for the general public […]

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COVID, coronavirus news today: Omicron symptoms, tests, vaccines, flight cancellations … | live updates

Covid-19 cases in the United States reach record levels the average number of daily cases of Covid-19 in the United States reached a record of 258,312 in the last seven days, a Reuters Wednesday’s tally showed U.S. officials were weighing the impact of the most transmissible Omicron variant. The previous peak of the seven-day moving […]

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Omicron, CDC Guidelines and Covid-19: Live Updates

Workers at an RV company last year in LaGrange, Indiana, where many residents are Amish.Credit…Brendan Smialowski / Agence France-Presse, via Getty Images In the United States, more than 204 million people are fully vaccinated, but that still represents only 62% of the population, far less than in most other wealthy countries. At the county level, […]

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French coast: the first explorers who made the British fear a French-speaking Australia | Exploration

From La Pérouse to Sydney to the French island of Victoria and the Fleurieu peninsula in South Australia, the first traces of French exploration dot the country’s coastline. In fact, the French were so familiar with our region that they were the first to print an almost complete map of the Australian coast in 1811, […]

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Russian convicted of murdering Chechen in Berlin park

BERLIN – A German court ruled on Wednesday that the Russian state orchestrated the murder of a former Chechen separatist fighter in a Berlin park in the summer of 2019 and sentenced the Russian citizen convicted of pulling the trigger to life imprisonment. Although German authorities have previously concluded that Russian intelligence services were likely […]

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LVMH settles corruption complaints linked to former French spy chief

LVMH must pay 10 million euros to settle allegations that a former French intelligence chief spied for the company, including an activist making a film about his billionaire owner Bernard Arnault. The agreement, approved Friday by a Paris judge, puts an end to several criminal investigations related to the employment in the company of Bernard […]

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US targets Chinese companies in painkiller crackdown

Published on: 12/15/2021 – 22:52Amended: 12/15/2021 – 10:50 PM Washington (AFP) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Chinese painkillers as they pledged to step up action to tackle the drug addiction epidemic that killed a record 100,000 Americans last year. As people with addictions turn to cheaper pills bought online overseas, President […]

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Covid News: Omicron variant appears to be spreading rapidly in Washington state

Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. A statewide mask mandate goes into effect Monday, forcing all businesses and public spaces that do not check the status of vaccines to require a mask.Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times Starting Monday, when New Yorkers hit a store for a quick purchase, they will again need to make sure […]

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New Caledonia votes to stay in France; boycott of separatists

French government of trying to rush the vote. Police and gendarmerie units have been deployed throughout the city. (AP Photo / Clotilde Richalet)” title=”Patrol of French gendarmes at a roundabout in Noumea, New Caledonia, Sunday, December 12, 2021. Voters in the South Pacific archipelago of New Caledonia decide to separate from France, an important referendum […]

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United States Enforces Stricter Covid Testing Rules for Travelers

Video transcription Back transcription New York City Institutes Vaccination Mandate for All Private Employers New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said a broad coronavirus vaccine mandate would go into effect for all private employers on December 27 to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. De Blasio said the measure would apply to around […]

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How many countries will follow the official American snub of the Beijing Olympics?

SEOUL – Neither President Biden nor other U.S. officials are going, but the Russian leader could. New Zealand says it decided months ago that its diplomats would not be attending. Political leaders of other nations should also bow out, whether or not they state an explicit reason. In less than two months, China will open […]

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Germany’s next chancellor, poised but stable

Published on: 06/12/2021 – 03:06 Berlin (AFP) – Often described as austere and even robotic, Social Democrat Olaf Scholz nevertheless managed to inspire German voters in this year’s election with a campaign that played on his reputation as a reliable henchman. Scholz, 63, is set to become the next German Chancellor, replacing Angela Merkel who […]

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UN renews anti-piracy ships off Somalia for only 3 months

UNITED NATIONS (PA) – The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Friday to allow international naval forces to continue to use all means necessary to fight piracy off the coast of Somalia – but only for next three months, as the Somali government says there has been no piracy incident for over four years and […]

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State Department blocks many foreign contractors from America

The US Department of State is seen January 6, 2020 in Washington, DC (Photo by Mark … [+] Wilson / Getty Images) Getty Images In several countries, the State Department has barred foreign entrepreneurs from entering the United States on E visas, which are one of the few ways for foreign nationals to start a […]

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Some States Abandon “Dehumanizing” Conditions for Immigrants

Luz Rivas remembers seeing the word on her mother’s residence permit when she was a child: “foreigner”. In harsh government terms, this meant that her mother was not yet a citizen of the United States. But for his young daughter, the word had a more personal meaning. Even if they were going through the naturalization […]

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Wealth lies beneath the waters of the Russian Arctic

November 27, 2021 RTHE BIGGEST IN US the constituent republic is Yakutia. It extends well into the Arctic Circle and is as large as Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, Sweden, Finland and Romania combined, but with a population of ‘barely 1 million inhabitants. In the last decade, the retreat of the pack ice has […]

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France will not mix national and European agendas, says Beaune – POLITICO

The French government will separate domestic politics from its work as a broker in negotiations at EU level when it takes the rotating presidency of the Council of the EU from January 1, the Secretary of State for Affairs said on Monday. European Clément Beaune during a POLITICO event. “There is always a political context […]

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The Observer’s take on the power of the far right beyond the French presidential elections | Editorial observer

Eric Zemmour is unlikely to be France’s next president. First of all, he is not yet officially a candidate. Second, his loathsome brand of far-right racist cod already has a well-established spokesperson: Marine Le Pen, leader of the National Rally (formerly Front National). That said, Zemmour is doing well in opinion polls and significantly influencing […]

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Tennessee among top contenders for # 1 college hope

Tennessee is in the running for the nation’s top junior college prospect. Four-star defensive lineman Jeffrey M’ba of Independence (Kan.) Community College posted a list of its top 10 college picks on Wednesday afternoon in a post on its Twitter account, revealing that Flights are one of three SEC teams it is considering. Miami, USC, […]

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How the US hid an airstrike that killed dozens of civilians in Syria

The Times investigation found that the bombardment was triggered by a classified US special operations unit, Task Force 9, which was in charge of ground operations in Syria. The task force operated in such secrecy that it sometimes did not even inform its own military partners of its actions. In the case of the Baghuz […]

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Life sentence for murder of Holocaust survivor – MyStateline.com

Posted: November 11, 2021 / 10:38 a.m. CST / Update: November 11, 2021 / 11:05 CST Flowers and signs are displayed in front of Mireille Knoll’s apartment during a silent march on March 28, 2018 in Paris. A Frenchman has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor to death in […]

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Marie Antoinette’s Diamond Bracelets Sell Over £ 6 Million At Auction After Being With Family For 200 Years | World news

A pair of diamond bracelets that belonged to the Queen of France Marie-Antoinette have been auctioned for $ 8.18 million (£ 6.03 million). The final price is several times the quotation before sale between $ 2million (£ 1.46million) and $ 4million (£ 2.92million). A blue velvet box bearing the name of the former queen contains […]

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Why a fireball can light up the skies of many states tonight

through: Ashleigh jackson, Nexstar Media Wire Posted: November 8, 2021 / 8:31 PM CST / Update: November 8, 2021 / 8:31 PM CST (Bill Ingalls / NASA via AP) ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – A fireball could light up the skies of several states on Monday evening as a Space X capsule re-enters the atmosphere. According […]

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The love of quilting: Carol De France from Terre Haute has a real sense of the trade | New

When Carol De France considers the dozens and dozens of quilts she has painstakingly hand-sewn over the past 45 years, even the exceedingly modest woman admits she is in awe: “I can’t believe I have does it all, ”she said. His pride is justified when you consider that it can take him a year or […]

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UAE Ambassador to France Hend Al Otaiba presents his credentials in Paris

Hend Al Otaiba, the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to France, presented his credentials to French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday. The ceremony took place at the Elysee Palace in Paris, the French capital. Fluent in French and an expert in strategic communications, Ms. Al Otaiba has spent her career promoting the UAE to […]

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French ambassador accuses Australia of deception over submarine deal

Australia canceled an agreement with the French naval group in September. Spillovers threaten to trickle down to trade The French ambassador said the leaked messages represented a “new low” CANBERRA / SYDNEY, Nov. 3 (Reuters) – French Ambassador to Australia Jean-Pierre Thebault on Wednesday said Australia had acted deceitfully by abruptly canceling a multibillion-dollar deal […]

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EXCLUSIVE BlackRock raises $ 673 million for climate-focused infrastructure fund

People are seen outside an exhibition hall that hosts BlackRock in Davos, Switzerland on January 22, 2020. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann Climate Finance Partnership exceeds $ 500 million target France, Germany and Japan all invest in new fund Investment in emerging markets, a key issue in COP26 climate discussions GLASGOW / BOSTON, Nov. 2 (Reuters) […]

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COVID cases in Victoria increase, COVID NSW cases increase, International travel resumes, Emmanuel Macron talks about Scott Morrison AUKUS deal, NSW regional travel resumes

Three-quarters of New Zealanders aged 12 and over are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as the country aims for 90% vaccination targets to see an end to ‘large-scale general lockdowns’. In an update this afternoon, the country’s chief health officer Dr Ashley Bloomfield said two milestones were reached yesterday, including that 75% of eligible New Zealanders […]

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third largest CO2 emitter in the world

If concrete were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth, behind China and the United States. How to make this material, essential for habitat, construction and global infrastructure, less damaging to the planet? How bad can it be? Cement is the most widely used material on Earth, consumed […]

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Biden to meet French Macron as US seeks repair of fences after submarine spit

ROME – President Joe Biden will hold talks with French President Emmanuel Macron at the G20 summit on Friday, offering Biden an opportunity to turn the page on a strained relationship with one of the United States’ oldest allies in following a quarrel between the two countries over a submarine deal. This is the first […]

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Telangana Minister KTR meets French Ambassador for Digital Affairs and aims to develop start-up scenario in state

Hyderabad: On the first day of his visit to France, the Minister of Telangana KTR met the French government ambassador in charge of digital affairs, Henri Verdier. KTR discussed various initiatives taken to promote innovation and start-ups in the state of Telangana, open data policy and digital infrastructure being built in the state. Minister of […]

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Biden could face tensions with his allies over climate, Afghanistan and other issues: NPR

It’s a pivotal week for President Biden, as he travels to Rome for a G-20 meeting, then to Glasgow for a major UN climate summit – all as Congress Democrats carry on to discuss its spending program. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Andrew Caballero-Reynolds / AFP via Getty Images […]

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AUKUS is clumsy, but not abnormal: how do US foreign policy experts think of US alliances

Many believed that a Biden presidency would mean a return to appreciative and cooperative relations between the United States and its allies and partners around the world. France certainly did – before the United States and Britain scuttled a $ 66 billion French conventional submarine deal with Australia in order to sell submarines themselves to […]

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Bringing climate change to the World Court

Pressure is increasing to bring a climate change issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – the World Court – in The Hague. A decision, although non-binding, could exert a powerful influence on many national courts which could issue binding orders. The past year has seen an increase in forest fires, heat waves, extreme […]

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France launches state-of-the-art military communications satellite, World News & Top Stories

KOUROU, FRENCH GUYANA (AFP) – France has successfully put a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all French armed forces around the world to communicate quickly and safely. Paris created a space force command in July 2019, fearing that rival countries would invest heavily in space technology, seen as a new military frontier. The […]

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COVID a factor as foodborne illnesses decrease in Germany

The number of foodborne infections in Germany declined in 2020, with the coronavirus pandemic likely affecting the numbers, according to a report. The annual report on the epidemiology of infectious diseases provides a summary and assessment of notifications of diseases reported to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI). Another report has already shown the decline in […]

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Eskom of South Africa had ‘fruitful’ talks with Western climate envoys -PDG

JOHANNESBURG, Oct.22 (Reuters) – South African company Eskom, which is seeking finance to move away from coal-fired electricity, recently had “fruitful talks” with Western climate envoys, said on Friday. general manager of the national electricity company. Climate envoys from Britain, the United States, Germany and France visited South Africa several weeks ago and discussed ways […]

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They survived the terrorist attack in Paris to face agony, doubt

They were animals, many of them say. A prey that had lost all track of time. The targets are no longer human, neither for their hunters nor for themselves. For more than two weeks, survivors of the Bataclan concert hall in Paris testified in a specially equipped courtroom about the attacks by the Islamic State […]

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Travel rules in Spain, Greece, France, Portugal for British tourists

The easing of some travel restrictions means many families can take advantage of traveling overseas for next week’s mid-term vacation. Since early October, the requirements in Wales for a pre-departure test have changed. You no longer need to take a pre-departure test before arriving in Wales if you are fully vaccinated and have not been […]

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Latest updates: UK house prices across all sectors and regions hit record highs

House prices in small towns in Britain have increased at a rate almost three times greater during the pandemic than in the previous decade, as restrictions from Covid-19 prompted buyers to show a greater propensity for less crowded areas. In the 12 months leading up to April, prices in small towns rose at an annual […]

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John Kerry to address the ISA Fourth General Assembly

India urged the United States to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA), co-founded by India and France. The ISA has become an important public policy tool for India and is seen as a counterpoint to China’s ambitious “One Belt One Road” initiative. India’s strategy is to deny the growing influence of strategic rival China in […]

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Colorado tourism pushes international visitors after pandemic to curb travel in 2020, new director says

The Colorado Tourism Board isn’t counting on the pandemic-fueled increase in domestic travel to forever fill the state’s mountain towns – instead, it’s bracing for an influx of visitors from around the world . The state tourism board shifted gears last year and promoted local travel out of necessity, but that’s changing now, said Tim […]

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A French expression you can hear today

All doctors will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid from tomorrow, Friday October 15, in order to be able to continue working. Since mid-September, doctors must prove that they have received at least one dose of the vaccine to continue practicing. Tomorrow it will be two. Nearly 10% (9.9%) of nursing staff in health […]

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Haiti’s forgotten history shows why we need ethnic studies

For the publisher: Howard French’s opinion piece examining the historical relationship between the United States and Haiti was most interesting. What was particularly noteworthy to me was the fact that I was unaware of much of this history – the struggle of the enslaved Haitians for independence from the great colonial powers, and the history […]

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Dismissing trial of Catholic abuse victims, European Court of Human Rights rules Vatican cannot be sued in European courts

It was the first ECHR case to deal with the immunity of the Holy See, the court said. A group of 24 Belgian, French and Dutch abuse survivors attempted to sue the Holy See and Catholic Church leaders in Belgian courts from 2011, but that country’s courts have ruled that they do not ‘had no […]

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Iraq says it captured ISIS finance chief

Published on: 10/11/2021 – 10:46 Iraq has captured Sami Jasim, a senior member of the Islamic State (IS) group, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi said on Monday. Jasim, who allegedly served as deputy to former ISIS group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has been arrested by intelligence services “outside Iraq’s borders,” Kadhemi said on Twitter. “While our […]

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First Iranian President Abolhassan Banisadr dies (state media)

Published on: 10/09/2021 – 12:02Amended: 09/10/2021 – 12:00 Tehran (AFP) Iran’s first president after the 1979 Islamic revolution, Abolhassan Banisadr, died in a Paris hospital on Saturday at the age of 88, the official IRNA news agency reported. “After a long illness, Abolhassan Banisadr died on Saturday at the (Pitie-) Salpêtrière hospital” in the south-east […]

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Sexual abuse revelations accelerate sentiment of French church in retreat

PARIS – The Catholic Church in France was once so powerful that it was considered a state within a state. In the world hierarchy of Roman Catholicism, France consolidated its position as early as the 5th century, when it became known as the “eldest daughter of the Church”. While Catholicism has ebbed into the Western […]

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Greece ratifies historic intra-NATO defense pact with France | Military News

Athens, Greece – Greece on Thursday ratified a mutual defense pact with France, the first between two NATO members. The two countries are already required to help each other against an attack from outside the alliance. But the Strategic Defense and Security Partnership is joining forces for the first time with two NATO members to […]

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The talks between America and France for AUKUS “very positive and productive”: the US state Secy Blinken

After French President Emmanuel Macron met for the first time on Tuesday with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the latter said on October 7 that talks with French counterparts were “positive and productive”. The meeting between the US delegation led by Blinken and French officials took place in the wake of Canberra’s abandonment […]

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France wants to strengthen EU energy independence as gas prices skyrocket

Cooling towers of the Tricastin Evolutionary Power Reactor nuclear power plant in France. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images LUXEMBOURG – France is pushing the EU to reduce its energy dependence on foreign countries as gas prices soar on the continent. The EU has been grappling with higher energy costs in recent weeks, prompting the […]

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Antony Blinken has a delicate job in Paris after Submarine Row

Not so long ago, the thinner French relations of one of Mr Blinken’s predecessors as Secretary of State, John Kerry, drew chuckles from Tories who hinted that Mr Kerry, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, was somehow less than fully American (or “looks like French,” as former President George W. Bush’s former Commerce Secretary Donald L. […]

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Fertility treatments for lesbian and single women legalized in France. Semen shortage could slow things down France has legalized fertility treatments for lesbian and single women. But a semen shortage could slow things down.

Foursy was a longtime LGBT activist. Ligot worked in IT. They were both in their 30s and wanted children. They soon moved in together, vacated a second room in their apartment and bought a crib. “It made sense for us to start a family together,” Foursy said. Thanks to a decree signed Wednesday by the […]

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Royal wedding in Russia after 100 years recalls the days of the Czars

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Under the watchful eye of a ceremonial honor guard, the bride slowly walked down the aisle as a flock of young assistants held her 23-foot train aloft. The groom, dressed in a black crow’s tail, stood under the golden dome of St. Isaac’s Cathedral as his mother watched from a throne-like […]

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View the countries with the most nuclear weapons

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

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

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

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Democrats pursue welfare state in Europe with American taxes

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

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France offers state-funded therapy, tackles mental health

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that psychology appointments in France will be funded by the government from next year ThroughThe Associated Press September 28, 2021, 4:21 PM • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article PARIS – Psychology appointments in France will be funded by the government from next year, […]

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many state hospitals fear a labor shortage | News, Sports, Jobs

New York Governor Kathy Hochul and Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin speak with reporters after meeting in New York on Monday, September 20, 2021 (AP Photo / Seth Wenig) ALBANY – Some New York City hospitals and nursing homes began laying off workers on Monday for failing to meet the state’s deadline for getting a […]

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Vaccination deadline arrives for New York healthcare workers – Daily Freeman

By MICHAEL HILL ALBANY, NY (AP) – Some New York City hospitals and nursing homes began laying off workers on Monday for failing to meet a state-mandated deadline to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine as the governor Kathy Hochul pleaded with the refractories for the 11th hour vaccines. It was not clear on Monday whether a […]

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France pledges 240 million euros for home care services for elderly people in difficulty

France will spend an additional 240 million euros on home help services for the elderly in 2022, Prime Minister Jean Castex said this week, as part of plans to address serious staff shortages in the sector. Mr. Castex made the announcement during a visit to Saône-et-Loire on Thursday 23 September. He also indicated that he […]

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State of the Nation: Denmark’s team analysis for the 2021 World Championships

Ahead of the elite road races of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships, Cyclingnews takes a look at the key teams. We analyzed the men’s teams of the United States, Australia, France, Britain, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium. Here’s a look at the Danish men’s team for Sunday’s road race. Story Mads Pedersen became the […]

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ISIS Bombs, Bodies, Propaganda Shock Paris Terrorist Trial

Published on: 09/25/2021 – 09:56 The third week of the trial of those accused of participating in the massacre of 130 people in Paris in November 2015 ended with three very different expert reports. The themes were ISIS DNA, explosions and propaganda. A policeman showed the court how to make a bomb. It’s not difficult, […]

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Indian state hit by protests after two deaths in eviction campaign

Published on: 09/24/2021 – 5:12 PMAmended: 09/24/2021 – 5:10 PM New Delhi (AFP) Thousands protested in the Indian state of Assam on Friday, a day after two people were killed when hundreds clashed with police over the state government’s eviction of families Muslim women from their homes. The Assam government has been widely condemned for […]

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The French envoy returns to the United States after the Biden-Macron call to repair the fence

PARIS / WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – The US and French presidents on Wednesday decided to restore relations, with France agreeing to fire its ambassador to Washington and the White House admitting to having made a mistake in negotiating an agreement for Australia bought the United States instead of French submarines without consulting Paris. In […]

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American-French spat seems to calm down after Biden-Macron call

PARIS (AP) – The biggest rift in decades between the United States and France appeared to be healing on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron and President Joe Biden phoned each other on Wednesday to iron out matters. In a half-hour call that the White House called “friendly,” the two leaders agreed to meet next […]

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Why France receives no sympathy for its lost subcontracting agreement

France rages against AUKUS, the new tripartite security deal that scuttled its contract to build submarines for Australia, but receives virtually no expressions of sympathy from other EU member states. Perhaps this is because France itself uses particularly harsh tactics to secure arms exports and sells to clients others deem unsavory. Yes, Paris considers arms […]

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Sudanese state media report ‘failed’ coup attempt

Published on: 09/21/2021 – 10:06Amended: 09/21/2021 – 10:04 Khartoum (AFP) A coup attempt in Sudan “failed” on Tuesday morning, state media reported, as the country grapples with a fragile transition since the 2019 ousting of longtime President Omar al-Bashir. Senior military and government sources told AFP the attempt involved a group of officers who were […]

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US to relax travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign visitors

The new rules will require all foreign nationals arriving in the United States to prove that they are fully vaccinated, said White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients. He said the new rules would come into effect in early November, a timeline that will give agencies and airlines “time to prepare.” The lifting of general […]

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Will France try to get ahead of Germany after Merkel leaves?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron attend an EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels on July 18, 2020, as EU leaders hold their first face-to-face summit to face after economic bailout from the virus. FRANCOIS LENOIR | AFP | Getty Images When longtime and influential German Chancellor Angela […]

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France denounces “duplicity” of agreement on US-Australian nuclear submarines as “crisis” continues

PARIS – The French Foreign Minister has denounced what he called the “duplicity, contempt and lies” surrounding the sudden termination of France’s lucrative contract to build submarines for Australia in favor of an American accord and declared that a crisis was imminent between the Western allies. A day after France recalled its ambassadors to the […]

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Apple and Google remove ‘Navalny’ voting app in Russia

The Russian government has been increasingly blunt in recent days about its willingness to use threats of arrest to prevent use of the app. “With the participation of Apple and Google, specific crimes are committed, the scale of which can only increase in the coming days”, declared Thursday Vladimir Dzhabarov, member of the upper house […]

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Biden’s leadership faces global test at UN summit

Welcome to UN Brief, Foreign policeThis year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) context guide, as hundreds of foreign dignitaries and diplomats descend on New York City. Over the next week, we’ll be your daily guides for everything behind the scenes of the so-called Super Bowl for diplomats. Want a groundbait before you dive? This afternoon, […]

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France cancels reception in Washington, tone down celebrations for US-France War of Independence victory amid underwater spat

The embassy said the celebrations had been made “more sober” and the reception scheduled for Friday at the ambassador’s residence to mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Caps was called off. A reception on a frigate in Baltimore was also cut back, a senior French official told CNN, who said the changes […]

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In submarine deal with Australia, US thwarts China but enrages France

PARIS – President Biden’s announcement of an agreement to help Australia deploy nuclear-powered submarines has strained the Western alliance, infuriating France and foreshadowing how the confrontational US and European responses to the confrontation with China could redraw the world strategic map. Announcing the deal on Wednesday, Biden said it aims to strengthen alliances and update […]

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US deal with UK and Australia leaves Europe in the cold on China and embarrasses France

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called it “a real stab in the back” of Australia. He also shot US President Joe Biden, saying the sudden announcement of the deal without consulting other allies was a “brutal, one-sided move” that “closely resembles what Mr. Trump was doing.” Leaving aside the wounded pride of France, the […]

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Latest: Health Official: Full Okay Vaccine Could Arrive Soon

WASHINGTON – U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has said he wouldn’t be surprised if full Food and Drug Administration approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is coming soon and he expects that will spur more schools and companies to mandate vaccines. Murthy said on Sunday he did not want to preempt the FDA’s announcement, but disagreed […]

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California imposes Covid-19 vaccines on all teachers

All teachers in the U.S. state of California will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly drug tests, the governor said, as authorities grapple with rapidly increasing infection rates. The number of people testing positive for the disease has increased across the United States in recent weeks, with the highly infectious Delta variant […]

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, deepening the rift with Canada, which has condemned the case as hostage-taking Politics. Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate could […]

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Russia to face France for gold in women’s handball at the Olympics | Ap Sports

TOKYO (AP) – It’s a repeat of Rio in women’s handball. The Russian team beat Norway by a goal in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday to stage a gold medal match against France. This is exactly what happened five years ago at the Games in Rio de Janeiro. Unlike 2016, this time […]