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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 […]

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First instance court fines French state for air pollution levels

The Eiffel Tower is surrounded by a haze of small particles that hovers above the skyline of Paris, France on December 9, 2016, as the City of Lights has experienced the worst air pollution in a decade. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File photo PARIS, August 4 (Reuters) – (This August 4 article corrected paragraphs […]

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Good news for Indian students as France eases Covid travel restrictions

Update on international travel: Good news for Indian students and researchers, France has now relaxed travel restrictions linked to Covid. Thus, Indian students can now go to France to continue their studies. Scroll down for more details.Also read – Now is not the right time to travel to the Philippines from India. here’s why Check […]

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Politics This Week | The Economist

July 24, 2021 The worst flood hitting Europe since World War II has left at least 200 dead, and many more are still missing. Most of the deaths occurred in Germany, where days of unusually heavy rains caused rivers to overflow. Belgium has recorded at least 36 deaths. Germany’s complex federal system, with responsibilities shared […]

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NBA announces 51 early entry contenders withdraw from 2021 draft

The 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm takes place on Thursday, July 29, starting at 8 ET. NEW YORK – Forty-nine international players who had previously declared themselves candidates for early entry for the 2021 NBA Draft presented by State Farm have withdrawn their candidacy. In addition to the 88 college and other educational […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Can the Jazz Trio Help Countries Reach Olympic Glory?

From July 25, the world basketball hub will be the Saitama Super Arena in Japan, where all of the men’s and women’s Olympic basketball tournaments will take place and Utah Jazz will be well represented from the start. Joe Ingles (Australia), Rudy Gobert (France) and Miye Oni (Nigeria) will all compete to win their first […]

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Victoria lockdown extended as state registers 13 local COVID-19 cases

Victoria’s lockdown will not end as planned at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. Announcing the extension, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews said he could not say “exactly what rules and what timeframe would apply beyond midnight tomorrow night”. “As soon as I can confirm to the Victorians how much longer and under what circumstances, I will.” Health officials […]

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France, US urge Lebanese politicians to quickly form cabinet – CBS17.com

through: BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press Posted: July 16, 2021 / 5:46 AM EDT / Update: July 16, 2021 / 5:46 AM EDT A Lebanese soldier fires in the air to separate protesters, during a clash with supporters of Prime Minister designate Saad Hariri who resigned Thursday in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, July 15, 2021. Hariri says […]

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European court declares headscarf may be banned at work under certain conditions

The entrance to the European Court of Justice is pictured in Luxembourg, January 26, 2017. Photo taken on January 26, 2017. REUTERS / François Lenoir BRUSSELS, July 15 (Reuters) – Companies can ban Muslim workers from wearing headscarves under certain conditions, the EU’s highest court said on Thursday in a ruling in two cases brought […]