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A Mi’kmaw educator teams up with Wowkwis the puppet to take kids on a language journey

As a child of the 1980s, Trevor Gould grew in awe of Jim Henson’s puppets, dreaming of a day when he could join them. The artist and educator from Paqtnkek Mi’kmaw Nation, Nova Scotia, is one step closer to realizing that dream now that he’s partnered with a Nova Scotia theater group to teach children […]

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War Thunder fans leaked classified documents to get more realistic tanks

Comment this story Comment Video games have long given rise to fights: throwing controllers, unsubstantiated accusations of cheating, insults hurled at mothers and even at dogs. But no one has ever released classified documents related to national security in a public forum to win an argument – until last year, twice. And again this year. […]

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Covering Pope Francis’ visit to Canada from the papal plane: Journalist’s Notebook

On a Thursday afternoon in late July, I found myself toasting with body heat from thousands of travelers surrounded by airport security. I was on my way to Rome, assigned to cover Pope Francis’ six-day trip to Canada. Little did I know that the long lines, waiting, and uncomfortable heat experienced at the airport would […]

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The Gig Workers Lose Their Hard-Won Rights

Not all of Just Eat’s orange-clad couriers were replaced with salaried contracts, and the company continued to use freelancers hired through contracting companies to fulfill some of its orders. Under French labor law, workers and unions have four months to fight the restructuring of Just Eat. If they lose, Rioux expects the lost contracts to […]

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A DEPUTY AREA COORDINATOR – UKRAINE – Ukraine

Founded in 1979, Action contre la Faim is an international non-governmental organization that fights hunger in the world. Its charter of humanitarian principles – independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been the basis of its identity for over 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by ending […]

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Forest fires continue to burn across France and Spain | Forest fires

Vast swathes of fire-ravaged pine forests need to be replanted and managed differently to avoid future blazes fueled by global warming, French experts have said, as wildfires – including several caused by arson – continue to burn in France and Spain. Officials in the south-west department of Gironde said on Monday that two huge fires […]

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New generation of F1 fans speak out against abuse, says Vettel

Formula One F1 – French Grand Prix – Circuit Paul Ricard, Le Castellet, France – July 21, 2022 Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Aston Martin’s Sebastian Vettel during the press conference REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 21 (Reuters) – Abusive attitudes have likely existed around Formula 1 for years, […]

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UK breaks record for highest temperature as heat rises

LONDON (AP) — Britain broke its highest temperature record on Tuesday, with a provisional reading of 39.1 degrees Celsius (102.4 degrees Fahrenheit), according to the country’s meteorological office — and the heat should only increase. The highest temperature previously recorded in Britain was 38.7 C (101.7 F), a record set in 2019. Tuesday’s record was […]

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Holocaust survivors celebrate 80 years of mass roundup in Paris

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has denounced his Nazi collaborator predecessors and the rise of anti-Semitism, vigorously vowing to stamp out Holocaust denial as he paid tribute on Sunday to thousands of French children sent to death camps ago 80 years for one reason: because they were Jewish. Family by family, house by house, […]

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Firefighter pilot dies in Portugal, fires rage across Europe

PARIS — The pilot of a Portuguese firefighting plane died on Friday when his plane crashed during a firefighting operation in the northeast of the country. The death came as fires continued to rage in Portugal, neighboring Spain and France. In a post on his official Twitter account, Portuguese Prime Minister António Costa said: “It […]

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More people evacuated as wildfires in southwestern France rage

The two forest fires that started in Gironde in southwestern France on Tuesday afternoon (July 12) have now burned nearly 4,000 hectares of wood. A further 60 people were evacuated from the area overnight in addition to the 6,500 residents and campers who were evacuated early yesterday. One of the fires, covering 2,100 hectares around […]

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Protests disrupt Tour de France stage 10 before Magnus Cort Nielsen claims victory | Tour de France

Senior officials from the Tour de France organization were seen dragging climate change protesters into a ditch during the tenth stage of this year’s race from Morzine to the Altiport in Megeve. Despite being chained around their necks, a small group of young protesters were dragged off the race course by tour officials. About 36 […]

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The Russian alternative to McDonald’s in the face of the shortage of fries

Comment this story Comment The recently opened Russian alternative to McDonald’s – which left the country in May because of Russia’s war in Ukraine – is both a fast-food chain and a currency in Moscow’s propaganda campaigns. In a shortage forged by symbolism, Vkusno i Tochka, which translates to “Tasty and that’s it”, is limiting […]

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Assassination of Japanese Shinzo Abe

Security personnel detain Tetsuya Yamagami near the site where Shinzo Abe was shot in Nara, Japan on July 8. (Asahi Shimbun/AFP/Getty Images) Police have opened an investigation into the assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but little is known about the suspect who was arrested at the scene of the fatal shooting on […]

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Withdrawn from the war zone, a Ukrainian circus troupe feasts in France

Ukrainian zirka artists! the troupe hold a Ukrainian flag at the end of their circus show, a performance to raise awareness of circus art the consequences of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in Saumur, France July 6, 2022. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAUMUR, France, July 7 (Reuters) – […]

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Several people shot dead in Copenhagen shopping mall, police say

People leave the Field shopping mall, after Danish police said they received reports of gunshots, in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 3, 2022. Scanpix Ritzau | via Reuters A gunman opened fire on Sunday at a shopping center in Copenhagen, one of the largest of its kind in Scandinavia, killing an unknown number of people and injuring […]

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Paris striker Salah Abdeslam sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole

The attacks, for which the Islamic State has claimed responsibility, left 130 dead and 494 injured across the French capital – in bars, restaurants, a concert hall and in front of the famous Stade de France, where a football match. Abdeslam, 32, was convicted on all five counts he was charged with. He is only […]

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Napa County couple switch to food trucks after restaurant closes in pandemic

When Petaluma’s Wine or Lose Board Game Café succumbed nearly two years ago to the pandemic, owners Craig and Amanda Karas were grieving but also planning their next venture. Today, they own two food truck businesses – one they didn’t anticipate. In August 2021, the Karas purchased and began operating Trader Jim’s, a small food […]

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A COUNTRY DIRECTOR for UKRAINE – Ukraine

Founded in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principles – independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency – has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by ending hunger through the prevention, […]

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces new commitments in support of African leaders to eliminate malaria and neglected tropical diseases – World

KIGALI and SEATTLE (June 23, 2022) – Melinda French Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, today announced a commitment of $140 million over four years to support new initiatives and research led by institutions and organizations. African leaders who are accelerating progress towards the elimination of malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) […]

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Employers offer workers more incentives amid staff shortages

With unemployment at historic lows, the demand for labor continues to grow, pushing companies to seek new ways to recruit and retain employees. John Hennesey is on track for his planned Canada Day launch of Zups ByWard, which he calls a “slightly elevated” poutinerie. The take-out restaurant is also a mini grocery store offering artisanal […]

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Live news: Pfizer to take stake in French vaccines group Valneva

A train sits at North Acton station in London. The Metro faces another staff walkout © John Sibley / Reuters What started with misery at the pumps due to rising fuel prices, then air travel disruption due to understaffing will this week spread to problems on trains – in the country that gave you this […]

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France suffocates in weather posing serious health risks

Today should be the hottest day on record, this early, here in France. It poses significant health risks to the elderly, but also to others, those whose medical conditions are exacerbated by extreme heat. The elderly and other people at risk in France have been advised to stay indoors and stay well hydrated with the […]

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New York Yankees express interest in playing MLB games in 2025 in France

NEW YORK – Look for stripes in Paris. The New York Yankees have told Major League Baseball they want to be one of the teams for the sport’s first games in continental Europe at the Stade de France near Paris in 2025, The Associated Press has been told. two people familiar with planning. The people […]

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French PEI seniors’ home suspends long-term care plans

When a seniors’ residence in Wellington, Prince Edward Island, was licensed for 12 long-term beds in 2018, members of the French-speaking community were relieved their loved ones could spend the rest of their life in a familiar environment with nurses who spoke their language. But four years later, it’s still a dream. Not because they […]

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What do voters in rural Quebec think of Bill 96?

Jules Bastien’s eyes light up when he talks about his son, a trilingual English teacher in Montreal. Bastien, 81, returned to his native region of Mauricie in 2003 after a 43-year career as a machine operator in Montreal. Over the years, he says he’s noticed a drop in the number of people using French in […]

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Ukraine says it will “clean up Severodonetsk” in 2-3 days with MRLS

In the midst of the Russian-Ukrainian war in Eastern Europe, the Norwegian government provided nearly 22 “M109 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers” to help Ukraine repel Russian strikes. Apart from this, the government has also donated equipment, spare parts and ammunition. Norway also provided training to Ukrainian soldiers on the use of the device. According to […]

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DRC: Thousands of people displaced by violence in North Kivu in recent weeks – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Food distribution and additional assistance are urgently needed to prevent a further deterioration in the health of the population Violent clashes between the armed group M23 and the Congolese army (known by the French acronym FARDC) in the territories of Rutshuru and Nyiragongo, in the province of North Kivu, in the Democratic Republic of Congo […]

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Woman killed as storms cause chaos across France | France

A woman has been killed and 14 people injured in France as thunder and hail pounded the country, ravaging vineyards and delaying flights. Residents of southwestern France posted photos of tennis ball-sized hail online, and drivers in the Paris region shared images of flooded roads and daytime skies blackened by thunderclouds . Lightning struck the […]

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Wales against the world: Emotional Ukraine final could make any fan’s heart race | Wales

AAs I watched Ukrainian fans frolic after Artem Dovbyk sealed a World Cup final against Wales, Arrigo Sacchi’s observation that “football is the most important thing of the least things important in life” was particularly relevant. The players raised their fists in relief at a job half done, and the Ukrainian fans embraced, their minds […]

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Queen Elizabeth Platinum Jubilee Celebrations

Any royal fan knows the importance of dressing up for the occasion, and those who gathered along the Mall certainly did not disappoint on Thursday. From getting creative with the Union Jack to taking inspiration from the Queen’s troops, CNN caught up with some of those who brought their A-game of royal fashion. Grace Gothard, […]

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Liverpool collect over 5,000 fan testimonies on ‘horrible’ Champions League final chaos

Liverpool collect over 5,000 ‘horrific’ testimonials from fans who attended the Champions League final – with shocking new details revealing disabled people were among those brutally treated by French police Anfield officials go to great lengths to compile a body of evidence illustrating how brutal French police were in the Champions League final UEFA announced […]

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Today in History: May 30, Joan of Arc burned at the stake

Today in History Today is Monday, May 30, the 150th day of 2022. There are 215 days left in the year. It’s Remembrance Day. Today’s highlight in the story: On May 30, 1989, student protesters in Beijing erected a statue of the “Goddess of Democracy” in Tiananmen Square (the statue was destroyed during the Chinese […]

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Boston Mayor Michelle Wu encourages UMass Boston grads to think about what’s possible

University awards degrees to 4,013 graduates Mayor of Boston Michelle Wu called on the class of 2022 to embrace the radicalism of possibility in his keynote address at the start of the UMass Boston undergraduate at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center Friday morning. “There will always, always be those who will try to tell […]

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Conservative leadership candidates gather in Quebec City for final race debate

The Conservative leadership candidates will gather tonight for the final official debate of the race – a French-language competition that will test the candidates’ language skills as they battle for the top job. Tonight’s debate in Laval, Que. is the last campaign event where candidates will have the chance to convince potential voters to sign […]

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Your Tuesday Briefing – The New York Times

Biden pledges to defend Taiwan against China President Biden indicated at a press conference in Japan yesterday that he would use military force to defend Taiwan if ever attacked by China, removing the “strategic ambiguity” traditionally fostered by US presidents and charting a firmer line at a time of rising tensions in the region. Responding […]

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Dominic Thiem and Ons Jabeur slide to defeats in the first round of Roland-Garros | French Open 2022

There was a time, not too long ago at all, when Dominic Thiem was better suited than anyone to become the next new champion on these grounds. For four consecutive years, between 2016 and 2019, Thiem walked deep in the French Open draw and only allowed himself to be knocked out by the greats. He […]

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The French love the cinema – and their tickets finance new films

It was the Italian film writer and critic Ricciotto Canudo who introduced the concept of seventh Art At the beginning of the 20th Century. Canudo, who lived mainly in France, referred to film and cinema and secured their place in the list of arts, alongside architecture, sculpture, painting, music, poetry and theatre/dance. A Frenchman shot […]

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Lu French, Co-Owner of Northshire Bookstore and Renaissance Woman, Known for Her Many Interests and Kindnesses | Local News

MANCHESTER — Lu French had a saying: “If you want something done right, ask the busiest person you know.” For so many, that person was French, who died Monday at the age of 59 after a long battle with cancer. The French family is holding a public memorial service at the Southern Vermont Arts Center […]

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Swiatek on Streak entering Roland-Garros, with Ukraine in mind | Sports News

By ANDREW DAMPF, AP sports reporter ROME (AP) — If there was one point in Iga Swiatek’s three unbeaten months that sums up why the top-ranked player has become nearly impossible to beat, it’s surely a 19-shot rally that she won against Ons Jabeur in the Italian Open final. The point showed all the elements […]

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Liberal MPs join fight against controversial Quebec language bill

Several Liberal MPs from the Montreal region will take part in a demonstration on Saturday against the Quebec government’s plan to reform its Charter of the French language. While no federal minister is expected to join the march, the presence of Liberal MPs such as Anthony Housefather and Annie Koutrakis underscores opposition to Quebec’s Bill […]

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MNR planes to spray gypsy moth at Devil’s Lake, Kettle Moraine

If you see a low-flying aircraft spraying anything over the South Unit of Kettle Moraine State Forest or Devil’s Lake State Park in the next month, don’t worry. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will conduct aerial spraying operations through early June to control gypsy moth, an invasive species that, in its caterpillar stage, defoliates […]

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Quebec’s language reform ‘does not take into account’ Indigenous communities, leaders say

Indigenous leaders have spoken out amid the impending passage of the Quebec government’s controversial language bill aimed at protecting the French language. The chief of the Assembly of First Nations of Quebec and Labrador said reasonable amendments to Bill 96 had been presented by the communities to legislators in the provincial legislature, but to no […]

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Ukraine’s best canine deminer receives an award from Zelensky

The US State Department on Sunday announced visa restrictions for more than 2,000 Russian and Belarusian military officials for violations related to Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and a new visa restriction policy targeting officials Russians for human rights violations, violations of international humanitarian law and corruption. in Ukraine. The ministry also announced sanctions against […]

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Macron takes oath for a 2nd term and pledges to serve everyone

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 7, 2022. /CFP French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during his inauguration ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, May 7, 2022. /CFP Outgoing French President Emmanuel Macron was sworn in for his second […]

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French long-stay visa applicants again complain about delays in appointments

Connexion readers have once again warned of long waiting times at French visa centers in the UK. Read more: French long-stay visa delays hit UK owners of second homes When a French national begins an application for a French long-stay visa, they must complete an application form on the France-Visas website, before creating an account […]

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A lifeboat helps rescue three people, including a baby, after a yacht caught fire off the coast of Brighton

The Coastguard responded to a ‘developing incident’ off Brighton on Monday afternoon (May 2). Volunteers from the RNLI crew were called at around 2.30pm to an incident involving a yacht which had a baby on board. The yacht registered in France had suffered an engine fire and had lost all power. Three people, including the […]

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Régine, whose nightclub gave a new dawn to nightlife, dies at 92

She was born Rachelle Zylberberg in Belgium just as the Great Depression hit: a Jewish child abandoned as an infant by her single mother and left alone at age 12 when her father, a drunken Polish refugee, was arrested by the Nazis in France . She hid in a convent, where she was beaten. After […]

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‘It’s awful’: Dog allegedly killed by man in New Plymouth Street

Provided Bruce Fuller and his French bulldog Cash, who was allegedly killed by someone on the street. A man whose French bulldog was allegedly killed by a stranger on a street in New Plymouth says the loss has torn his family apart. Bruce Fuller was notified of the death of six-year-old Cash by a New […]

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A French hit on Netflix changes language and streaming service

The executive producer of “Ten Percent” is John Morton, best known for his comedy “W1A,” which satirizes the BBC. In a recent interview, he said he was aware of the high stakes he faced when he took on the task of adapting the beloved series. Drawn to the show’s “warm heart” and its ability to […]

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The world’s oldest person is a French nun who loves chocolate and wine

Sister André is also the oldest living nun in the world and the oldest nun of all time, according to a statement released Monday by the record authority. Born as Lucile Randon on February 11, 1904, Sister André devoted most of her life to religious service, the statement said. Before becoming a Catholic nun, she […]

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Your Monday Briefing – The New York Times

Senior US officials meet with Zelensky In a trip shrouded in secrecy, Antony J. Blinken, the U.S. Secretary of State, and Lloyd J. Austin, the Secretary of Defense, yesterday took a wartime trip to kyiv, Ukraine, where the president, Volodymyr Zelensky, urged them to provide more help in his country’s battle against the Russian invaders. […]

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Indian Gautam Adani overtakes Warren Buffett to become the 5th richest person in the world

(AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi) gAutam Adani’s incredible rise continues. The Indian infrastructure tycoon became the richest Asian billionaire in history (in pure dollars) earlier this month – and he kept climbing. Adani has now overtaken Warren Buffett to become the 5th richest person in the world. Forbes estimates Adani, 59, has a net worth of $123.7 […]

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French election: in the last round, voters vote for the candidate they hate the least | world news

There’s a surge of excitement, a surge of the crowd, and then a cacophony of cheers. Marine Le Pen, smiling and waving, arrived in town. She is surrounded by a mix of well-wishers, journalists, security guards, curious shoppers and lackeys. Slowly she drives down the road of this Normandy town, normally a quiet corner of […]

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Reviews | Underpaid or unpaid faculty

For the editor: Re “Help Wanted: Adjunct Professor, Must have Ph.D. Salary: $0” (news article, April 8): The exploitation of adjunct professors is deeply unethical. Worse still, many doctorates in the humanities. the programs discourage students from exploring careers outside of academia. This is a problem because there are not enough college jobs for the […]

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Marine Le Pen exploits cost of living fears as second round approaches in France

In the aftermath of the second round of the French presidential election, far-right candidate Marine Le Pen campaigned in rural Burgundy to press on a sore spot that has marred opponent Emmanuel Macron’s otherwise positive economic record. There, a grain farmer told him of his struggles with soaring fuel and fertilizer prices, echoing what French […]

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Emmanuel Macron criticized over Covid rules in France during French elections | World | News

TV presenter Neil Oliver has criticized current French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Mr Macron is taking on right-wing opponent Marine Le Pen to try his luck at another round as president. Mr Neil explained how Macron expects French citizens to forget about his forced vaccination passports and mask mandates, […]

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Jean-Luc Mélenchon is fighting to be the last president of France

In Toulouse, on April 3, during the last open-air campaign rally of Jean Luc Mélenchon, a man held a huge colorful sign on which one could read: “For the Sixth Republic”. The existing republican order, the fifth in France’s post-revolutionary history, had come to its natural end, schoolteacher Damien told me. It’s “far too monarchical, […]

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Will Smith banned: Here are 5 others disciplined by the academy

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Friday that Will Smith will be banned from attending its events for 10 years after the actor slapped Chris Rock onstage at the 94th Academy Awards. It comes a week after Smith resigned from the academy and issued a public apology, in which he said he […]

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Zelensky’s speech at the UN calls for dissolving the Security Council

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accused Russian forces of atrocities at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council and told senior diplomats the institution needed to be reformed so the world could hold Moscow to account. “There’s not a single crime they’re not committing there,” Mr. Zelensky said during a virtual appearance at the council […]

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Serbs vote in polls overshadowed by war in Ukraine

Published on: 03/04/2022 – 21:22 Serbs flocked to the polls on Sunday in an election that is likely to see populist President Aleksandar Vucic extend his rule in the Balkan country as he pledges to provide stability amid war raging in Ukraine. The country of about seven million people will elect the president and members […]

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French oppose Macron’s proposed later retirement, poll finds ahead of election

April 1 (Reuters) – A large majority of French people oppose raising the legal retirement age, according to an opinion poll published by the newspaper Les Echos, which could be a problem for President Emmanuel Macron, who has made it a key proposition as he seeks re-elections this month. Macron has proposed to push back […]

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“We are at a turning point”: with the approach of the elections, what remains of the French left? | France

Jhe Burgundy-Franche Comté regional express train departing from Paris only takes 74 minutes to reach Joigny on the banks of the Yonne in northern Burgundy. Here, the fringes of the capital’s suburban belt meet the countryside among the narrow streets of half-timbered houses and medieval churches, surrounded by fields and the vineyards of the Côte […]

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Official launch of the French presidential campaign | France

Campaigning for France’s 2022 presidential election has officially begun, with new rules meant to give all 12 candidates a fair chance to be heard by voters. The launch came as a row erupted over far-right supporters of Éric Zemmour shouting “Macron assassin” at a rally he said drew 100,000 people in Paris on Sunday. Valérie […]

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US President Joe Biden arrives in Poland to provide an update on the refugee crisis

Pope Francis presided over a special prayer for Ukraine on Friday that recalled a century-old doomsday prophecy about peace and Russia that was sparked by alleged visions of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children in Fatima, Portugal, in 1917. Francis invited bishops, priests and ordinary faithful from all over the world to join him […]

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In the frenetic world of rare watches and the rich who love them

In the morning of December 11, a young, well-dressed and largely unmasked crowd flocked to the lower level of Phillips in midtown Manhattan for the 2021 New York Watch Auction, abuzz with the kind of anticipation one would expect when doing queuing for a concert. Phillips’ brand new headquarters sits at the foot of 432 […]

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Serving Francophone Communities in Manitoba: Making a Difference in Access to Health Services

Philibert Ruberandinda came to Canada from Rwanda in 2000. A newcomer to the country and eager to find meaningful employment, Philibert was encouraged by his brother-in-law (a foreign-trained doctor who had come to Canada just before him ) to consider training as a nurse because of the many job opportunities available in this field.

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Russian journalist who protested war on TV refuses to move to France

“I want to live in Russia. My children want to live in Russia. We had a very comfortable life in Russia. And I don’t want to immigrate and waste another 10 years of my life to assimilate in another country. Last week, Ovsyannikova interrupted a newscast by holding up an anti-war sign behind the woman […]

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Macron promises a social welfare overhaul and more economic reforms if he wins a second term

French President Emmanuel Macron, a candidate for re-election in the 2022 French presidential election, speaks during a news conference to unveil his presidential program at the Docks de Paris, in Aubervilliers near Paris, France, March 17 2022. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, March 17 (Reuters) – French President […]

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Number of people fleeing Ukraine tops 3 million, says UN migration agency

Around 2,000 passenger cars were able to leave the beleaguered city of Mariupol in southeastern Ukraine on Tuesday, the Mariupol city council said in a statement. Another 2,000 vehicles were parked on the main road out of town at 2 p.m. local time, still waiting to leave, the statement added. The departures took place despite […]

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Corsican protesters clash with police angry at jailed nationalist

PARIS, March 13 (Reuters) – Protesters in the northern Corsica town of Bastia attacked public buildings and threw projectiles at police on Sunday in the latest protest against an attack on a jailed nationalist in a prison in mainland France. A protest that gathered 7,000 people in mid-afternoon turned violent as around 300 hooded individuals […]

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French aerospace manufacturer Safran stops its JVs in Russia

PARIS — France’s Safran SA, one of Europe’s largest aerospace companies, has halted all operations in Russia due to Western sanctions following the invasion of Ukraine, dealing a blow to Russia’s civil aviation industry . Safran produces the engines, landing gear and engine cowlings for the Sukhoi Superjet 100, a regional airliner, under a joint […]

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Tchaikovsky and Moscow Mules Go Away: Consumers Go Wild Over Ukraine Invasion | Russia

A About a day after Vladimir Putin launched his invasion of Ukraine, Sergiy Skorokhvatov decided it might not be a bad idea to go online and clarify what kind of food was on his menu. Russian and Ukrainian restaurant in the center of Madrid. His instinct proved correct. Despite the fact that Skorokhvatov is Ukrainian, […]

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Biden expected to ban Russian energy imports today

A bus convoy with red crosses waits to go to Mariupol to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate people if the green corridor is confirmed, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine, March 6. (Dmytro Smolyenko/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/Reuters) Ukrainian authorities said a long-awaited humanitarian aid convoy to the besieged city of Mariupol on the southern coast appeared to have come under fire. Iryna […]

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Luxury giants LVMH and Hermès will temporarily close stores in Russia

French luxury giants LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Hermès each said on Friday they would temporarily close their stores in Russia as the crisis in Ukraine continued to worsen. LVMH, which reportedly has more than 120 stores in Russia, said it would close them as of Sunday “given the current circumstances in the region”, […]

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US Secretary of State floats expelling Russia from UN Human Rights Council

Chevron Corp. Chief Executive Mike Wirth attends a panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, United States, October 18. (Kyle Grillot/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Chevron CEO Mike Wirth on Tuesday voiced support for governments to release emergency stocks of oil to offset supply fears sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “I think […]

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UN Security Council votes to refer Ukraine issue to General Assembly

FIFA announced on Sunday that Russia must play all future international matches at neutral venues under the name ‘Russian Football Union’, as part of an initial sanctions list due to the invasion of Russia. Ukraine by country. “Above all, FIFA wishes to reiterate its condemnation of the use of force by Russia in its invasion […]

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Ukraine-Russia War Breaking News: Kyiv rocked by explosions and gunfire as Kremlin forces approach

The video, verified by The Washington Post, shows at least three small fires and thick smoke lining the center of Peremohy Avenue in Kiev on Saturday. (Telegram) The sound of gunfire and explosions continued into the early hours of Saturday in Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital. Video verified by The Washington Post shows at least three […]

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Live Updates: Russia Attacks Ukraine, NATO Condemns Attack, Zelensky Introduces Martial Law

New US sanctions triggered by Russia’s latest actions in Ukraine targeted targets that had not been hit in the past: family members of those in Russian President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle. By naming the sons of two power players close to the Russian president, the Biden administration has sent a clear signal that its target […]

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Germany suspends approval of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline over Ukraine

Since Russian President Vladimir Putin’s extraordinary speech on Monday evening, discussions in Europe have turned to whether or not the European Union will maintain its hardline stance on yet to be made public sanctions. The EU’s position is important because, so far, the West’s position in this crisis has been strongly coordinated. NATO led the […]

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Everton cult hero Tony Hibbert opens up on bizarre decision to sign for tenth tier French minnows Louzy

Everton cult hero Tony Hibbert opens up on his bizarre retirement reversal to sign for tenth-tier French minnows ES Louzy as the 41-year-old explains he wanted a ‘new experience and tranquillity’ across the English Channel… where he now owns a fishing pond! Tony Hibbert is an Everton cult hero having spent 25 years at the […]

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Refugees in Quebec will have to learn French within 6 months

The Quebec government is moving forward with a controversial part of its language bill, which will require all officials to communicate with new immigrants exclusively in French, six months after their arrival, with no exceptions for refugees and asylum seekers. ‘asylum. The section of Bill 96, tabled in the National Assembly last May, was recently […]

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Badgley Mischka Fall 2022 Ready-to-Wear Collection

The Badgley Mischka woman wants what she wants! Some people may be struggling to fill their post-pandemic social calendar, but the brand’s customers have never been more interested in closing times. Sales of their prom dresses, sequined suits and evening wear have hit an all-time high, and their customers continue to demand more options, especially […]

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Djokovic said he’d rather skip Roland Garros and Wimbledon than get vaccinated

LONDON (AP) — If forced to choose, Novak Djokovic said he would skip the French Open and Wimbledon, giving up the chance to surpass Rafael Nadal’s record 21 Grand Slam titles, rather than get vaccinated against COVID-19. And the No.1-ranked tennis player is also still worried that he was kicked out of Australia last month […]

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Jean-Pierre Jeunet on “Amelie” and “Bigbug”

French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet is a magician of whimsical visions for the big screen, like his most beloved work, “Amelie.” But for his first movie in nearly a decade, “Bigbug,” which premieres Friday, he opted to work with Netflix. This retro-futuristic comedy, which debuted on Friday, is set in the year 2045, when artificial intelligence […]

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US and allies tell citizens to leave Ukraine as Russia could invade ‘at any time’

The United States, Japan and Australia are urging their citizens to leave US says airstrike likely to be first New deployments on Russian border detected by satellite US to send 3,000 more troops to Poland – sources Moscow says response to its demands shows ‘disrespect’ WASHINGTON/MOSCOW, Feb 11 (Reuters) – The United States and its […]

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Truckers protest in Canada – live: Toyota halts car production in Ontario as France bans copycat ‘freedom convoy’

Aerial footage shows the heavily congested Ambassador Bridge as a truck convoy blocks the Canada-US border Ottawa remains in a state of emergency as protesters in trucks opposing Covid-19 restrictions continue to paralyze the center of the Canadian capital. At the border with the United States, the Ambassador Bridge that connects Windsor, Ont., to Detroit […]

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Gates and French Gates top list of America’s 50 largest charitable donors in 2021

A handful of Americans donated at least $1 billion to charity last year, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual ranking of the 50 Americans who gave the most to charity in 2021. Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates top the list, pledging $15 billion to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a major player […]

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At least 10 dead as cyclone sweeps through Madagascar | Floods News

Cyclone Batsirai, the second severe storm in as many weeks, tore roofs off homes and caused widespread flooding. At least 10 people have been killed and nearly 48,000 driven from their homes after Cyclone Batsirai hit Madagascar overnight, according to the island’s disaster and risk management office. The agency reported the deaths in a bulletin […]

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Ukraine crisis: Russia’s quiet anti-war movement intensifies | Ukraine-Russia crisis

St. Petersburg, Russia – In Russia, where protests are strictly limited, a small anti-war movement is growing as the Ukraine crisis rumbles. On Sunday, more than 100 prominent Russian activists, authors and scholars signed an open letter denouncing the “war party in the Russian leadership” and state media. The authors of the letter, published on […]

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Jo-Wilfried Tsonga gets back on track with the victory of Montpellier | ATP circuit

Playing in his native country, Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won his first victory on the ATP Tour since March 2021 in Montpellier. The former world No. 5 defeated Polish qualifier Kacper Zuk 6-4, 6-4 at the Open Sud de France on Tuesday in his first round-level action of the new year. The ATP 250 win is […]

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“I know what anxiety is. And guilt’: Florian Zeller on his nightmarish new play | Theater

Florian Zeller has made a specialty of disorienting his audience. Last year, The Father’s cleverly fuzzy timeline, based on his own play inspired by Alzheimer’s disease, won him the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as a Best Actor award for Anthony Hopkins. Yet the French playwright and director’s new work The Forest, about […]

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How Macron approaches the situation in Ukraine

PARIS — In 2019, Emmanuel Macron invited President Vladimir V. Putin to the French presidential summer residence in Brégançon, declared the need to reinvent “a security architecture” between the European Union and Russia, then declared that the nato had suffered “brain death.” The French leader loves provocation. He hates intellectual laziness. But even by his […]

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France warns of imminent terrorist attack in Kenya

The French Embassy in Kenya has urged people to exercise “extreme vigilance” over the coming days, saying there is an imminent threat of terrorist attacks against Westerners. “There is a real risk of targeting public places frequented by foreigners (restaurants, hotels, places of leisure, shopping malls), especially in Nairobi,” the French embassy said in a […]

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Tan France of Queer Eye will give the next Distinguished Lecture

Provided by Tan France The moderated Q&A will be free and open to the public, but a free ticket must be reserved to attend in person. Tickets can be reserved starting at noon on Wednesday, January 26 through the Faulkner Performing Arts Center at https://uark.universitytickets.com. Tan France, one of the stars Queer Eye, will present […]

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‘I love what Lewis Hamilton does and stands for’ – French tennis star Gael Monfils names Mercedes superstar among people he admires

Lewis Hamilton, an inspiration to millions around the world, has an admirer in the name of French tennis sensation Gael Monfils. Mercedes superstar Lewis Hamilton, who came from a humble background to have won all seven F1 world championships, is a fantasy come true. This reality indeed inspires millions of people. And this does not […]

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Negrodalitality, Negrodalitality | The Indian Express

Africanness entered my life at the age of 40, when I visited my native island of Madagascar for the first time. I was overwhelmed with inexplicable pride when I saw photos of my great-grandfather and my grandfather. Both were African! Thus, I was part of the big African family! Because until now, I only knew […]

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Nîmes tops list of best cities in France to retire

The first place to live for retirees in France with a population of more than 100,000 is Nîmes (Occitanie), according to a ranking by the newspaper Le Figaro. He gave the award to the southern city because of its excellent living environment (such as climate and safety) and excellent health care options, as well as […]

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WHO warns pandemic is ‘far from over’

The World Health Organization has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over as France, Germany and Brazil have posted new infection records in the past 24 hours. The highly transmissible strain of Omicron has spread relentlessly around the world, prompting some governments to impose new measures while accelerating the rollout of vaccine boosters. […]