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Yet another victim of the Covid: capitalism

This is an article from World Review: The State of Democracy, a special section that examines politics and world affairs, and is published in conjunction with the annual Athens Forum on Democracy. The coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the gap between the haves and have-nots and questioned capitalism: this is the conclusion reached by Joseph Stiglitz […]

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Catholic Church of France: Pope expresses “shame” at Church response to victims of sexual abuse following report

Francis was speaking a day after a landmark report revealed that members of the Catholic clergy in France sexually assaulted approximately 216,000 minors over the past seven decades and that the Church made protecting the institution a priority. report to survivors who were asked to remain silent. The number of abused minors rises to around […]

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More than 200,000 minors mistreated by the clergy in France since 1950, according to estimates in the report

“Victims feared this would calm things down,” Devaux said of the report. But he said, “not only did they give a quantitative and qualitative account of the extent of sexual violence, but they tried to understand where it came from – the institutional mechanisms.” Among the scandals that have drawn attention to the issue, the […]

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French vaccination certificates compatible with the Welsh Covid pass scheme

The Welsh government confirmed today (October 5) that the France / EU Covid vaccination certificates will be compatible with the planned Covid pass program in the country, which is scheduled to launch on October 11. The scheme, in the same vein as the French system, will require a person to present proof of being fully […]

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How does it feel to open a new restaurant during the pandemic, Ida? In Saint John, morale is high | Where NOLA eats

On the eve of the opening of his new Saint John restaurant, chef Eric Cook was thrilled. He developed the French Quarter spot as a showcase for deep Creole flavor, and the menu he and chef Darren Porretto put together was ready to go. The old Decatur Street building that Cook took over, housing a […]

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Small plane crashes near Milan, killing everyone on board

A small plane crashed into an empty building on the outskirts of Milan on Sunday, and its six passengers and two crew members all died, Italian authorities said. Police authorities said that on board were three Romanian citizens, two French, one Canadian and two Italians, but refused to reveal their identities. The pilot was from […]

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Algeria castigates French leader, recalls French ambassador

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – Algeria has accused its former colonial ruler, France, of “genocide” and announced the recall of its Paris ambassador angry at “inadmissible” remarks attributed to French President Emmanuel Macron. The sharp escalation in tensions also follows a French decision to reduce the number of visas delivered to the populations of North Africa […]

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Indigenous leader of Macron in France: Save the Amazon

PARIS (AP) – Describing the “predation” of his homeland, an indigenous Brazilian leader calls on the French president to use his global influence to fight against deforestation in the Amazon. Nineveh, a leader of the Huni Kui people who uses only one name, delivered a letter to the office of French President Emmanuel Macron on […]

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Poland, France keep turkeys on Britain’s Christmas dinner menu

Receive free Brexit updates We will send you a MyFT Daily Summary email with the latest Brexit news every morning. Millions of British Christmas dinners are to be saved by turkeys imported from Poland and France after British farmers were forced to cut production over fears of labor shortages. British supermarkets and restaurants will have […]

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Whiddy Island families call on government to apologize for ‘failures’

Michael Kingston, whose father was one of 50 people who died in a massive explosion at a French tanker on Whiddy Island 42 years ago, said they were seeking an apology from the Irish government for “appalling failures” . He was speaking before a documentary that will air on the Co Cork tragedy on RTÉ […]