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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 […]