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The climate crisis is leading to heat waves and wildfires. here’s how

Along with temperatures topping 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit), wildfires are raging across southern Europe with evacuations in cities in Italy and Greece. The oppressive heat is part of a global pattern of rising temperatures, attributed by scientists to human activity. Climate change is making heat waves hotter and more frequent. This is the […]

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EU nations urged to ration gas: Russia-Ukraine live updates

Kherson in southern Ukraine has been under Russian control since the early days of the war.Credit…Andreï Borodulin/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images A bombed critical bridge. A fighter plane took off from the sky. Ammunition depots destroyed. A group of soldiers attacked. Ukraine’s escalation of attacks on Russian forces over the past 48 hours in Kherson […]

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How to Honeymoon in Aix-en-Provence, France

Aix-ex-Provence – or simply Aix, as the cool kids call it – is probably one of the most charming towns in the south of France. The Provençal city-commune is an essential destination for honeymooners passing through Provence or those looking for a more relaxed weekend away from the City of Light. Birthplace of Paul Cézanne, […]

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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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Amnesty International launches global campaign to address unprecedented global threat to right to protest – World

The right to protest is under unprecedented and growing threat in all regions of the world, Amnesty International said today, as the organization launched a new global campaign to confront the growing and intensified efforts of States to erode this fundamental human right. From Russia to Sri Lanka, from France to Senegal and from Iran […]

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France and the United Arab Emirates sign an energy cooperation agreement amid potential Russian shutdown

PARIS (AP) – France and the United Arab Emirates on Monday signed an energy cooperation agreement to ensure oil and natural gas supplies to the Gulf country as Europe prepares for the possibility of a blackout. of gas from Russia in retaliation for sanctions over the war in Ukraine. The agreement announced by the French […]

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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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The fires in the southwest of France reach the coast

PARIS Flames from the blaze that raged across southwestern France on Sunday have reached the coast, showing no signs of abating. According to the Gironde prefecture, the two fires combined have burned more than 11,000 hectares (27,182 acres) of forest. The burned area is equivalent to the size of Paris. A video on Twitter showed […]

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Iran arrests several after protests around dry lake

Published on: 07/17/2022 – 12:24Amended: 07/17/2022 – 12:22 Tehran (AFP) – Iranian police have arrested several people for security breaches after they protested the drying up of a lake once considered the largest in the Middle East, state media said on Sunday. According to the United Nations Environment Programme, Lake Urmia in the mountains of […]

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Wildfires rage in France, Portugal, Spain and Greece amid heatwave

Southwestern Europe suffered a sixth day of summer heatwave on Saturday that sparked devastating wildfires as parts of the continent brace for new temperature records early next week. Firefighters in France, Portugal, Spain and Greece have been fighting forest fires that have ravaged thousands of hectares of land and killed several people since the start […]

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Quick Cash for Cars Sydney offers instant cash for used cars

Quick Cash for Cars, an experienced car removal operator in Sydney, offers customers the best deals on their unwanted vehicles. When people think about all the work that goes into trying to sell an old car, most end up choosing to let their unwanted vehicles sit and take up space on their premises. Finding an […]

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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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Warming rivers threaten France’s already strained power supply

Steam rises from a cooling tower at the Electricité de France (EDF) nuclear power plant in Dampierre-en-Burly, France October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, July 15 (Reuters) – High water temperatures threaten to cut France’s already unusually low nuclear output, increasing pressure on operator EDF (EDF.PA) […]

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Live updates from Ukraine: War crimes investigations face huge challenges

Thursday’s rocket strike on Vinnytsia, Ukraine, was the latest Russian attack that appeared to target a civilian area of ​​a Ukrainian town.Credit…Roman Pilipey/EPA, via Shutterstock A Russian missile strike on a town in central Ukraine on Thursday killed at least 23 people, including three children. Two weeks earlier, missiles crashed into buildings near Odessa, killing […]

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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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Could you save money with the health insurance of your French commune?

If you live in the right area, you may be able to save on supplemental health insurance by purchasing a policy called communal mutual. A collective police for the city Sometimes known as village mutualit is a communal collective subscription to complementary health insurance. The idea is that if a large number of people in […]

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Tee Times, TV Channel, First Round Live Stream

The 150th Open Championship begins on Thursday July 14 at the Old Course in St. Andrews in Scotland. Nicknamed “The Home of Golf”, the course is home to some of the sport’s most iconic locations, from the Swilcan Bridge at the 18th hole to the infamous Road Hole. Tiger Woods, who received honorary membership on […]

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France keen to work together for economic and social benefits

France is keen to strengthen cooperation with Bangladesh for mutual economic and social benefits and to overcome the challenges ahead, a French diplomat said in Dhaka on Wednesday. “We must now continue to work together to join forces in order to consolidate mutual economic and social benefits and face the many challenges ahead,” said Chargé […]

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Thousands of tourists evacuated from southwest France as wildfires rage

French firefighters are battling two forest fires in the southwest region of Gironde which have already burned 1,700 hectares of land and forced the evacuation of nearby villages. Driving the news: Much of Western Europe is currently experiencing a heat wave which has seen temperatures in some areas exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The heat also […]

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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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Tour de France: stage 10 disrupted due to protesters on the route

All runners were forced to a halt as protesters sat across the road to block clear and safe passage forward. The broadcast showed authorities at the scene dealing with the issue as colored smoke filled the air. Cameras captured a moment when stage leader Alberto Bettiol deftly rode his bike through protesters but eventually had […]

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Lawyers: the man convicted in the Paris attacks in 2015 will not appeal

PARIS — The only surviving assailant of the November 2015 terrorist massacre in Paris has waived his appeal against his murder conviction and his life prison sentence, his lawyers announced on Tuesday. Salah Abdeslam was found guilty last month of murder and attempted murder in connection with a terrorist enterprise, among other charges, for his […]

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Palestinians say US economic push is no substitute for peace

Published on: 07/12/2022 – 05:00Amended: 07/12/2022 – 04:59 Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) – Ahead of Joe Biden’s first visit to Jerusalem as US president, the Washington ambassador said his team would be “pounding the tables” to pressure Israeli officials into making concessions to the Palestinians. But Ambassador Thomas Nides was talking about ensuring Palestinians have […]

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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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Vistara Boeing 787-9 From Paris To Delhi In Premium Economy

On a recent trip from Paris to New Delhi, Simple Flying was invited to try Vistara’s premium economy offering on the Boeing 787. As the only Indian carrier to offer the cabin, we were delighted to see how it turned out. compares to global competitors that Vistara hopes to rival. Here’s a detailed look at […]

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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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Fourth arrest in Amazon murders of journalist, guide: police

Published on: 07/08/2022 – 21:30Amended: 07/08/2022 – 21:29 Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A fourth person has been arrested in connection with the investigation into the murders last month of British journalist Dom Phillips and Brazilian indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon, authorities said Friday. The man turned himself in to police to deny […]

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Live Updates: US to Send $400 Million in Military Equipment to Ukraine

© SPOUTNIK/AFP via Getty Images Vladimir Putin has warned of “catastrophic consequences” for global energy markets, with European nations most at risk, if Western countries impose new sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. European countries are scrambling to find alternative energy sources to replace Russian oil and gas imports, posing a risk to […]

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20 names of French communes that look like something funny

There are nearly 35,000 communes in France, including in the overseas territories, with an immense wealth of names and etymologies. To celebrate this diversity, we’re mapping 20 of our favorite township names, ranging from silly to sweet to rude. Read more: Gentille Alouette: the true meaning of the not-so-nice French children’s song Below the map […]

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The names of French communes that look like something funny

There are nearly 35,000 communes in France, including in the overseas territories, with an immense wealth of names and etymologies. To celebrate this diversity, we’re mapping out some of our favorite township names, ranging from silly to sweet to rude. Our new map, updated July 14, 2022, also includes new reader suggestions. Read more: Gentille […]

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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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Drought in western United States brings Great Salt Lake to lowest level on record

Published on: 07/07/2022 – 00:10Amended: 07/07/2022 – 00:08 Los Angeles (AFP) – Water in Utah’s Great Salt Lake has fallen to its lowest level on record, authorities said this week, following the ongoing drought affecting the western United States which, according to the scientists, has been exacerbated by climate change. The average depth of the […]

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China has yet to learn the rules of the Pacific chess game

Placeholder while loading article actions China’s growing influence in the Pacific Ocean microstates has raised alarm bells among the powers that traditionally dominated the region – Australia, New Zealand and the United States. If they want to stop Beijing’s advance, they’re going to have to start offering more in return. A security pact with the […]

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Saudi Arabia welcomes 1 million people for biggest hajj pilgrimage since pandemic

Mecca (Saudi Arabia) (AFP) – White-robed worshipers from around the world took to the streets of Islam’s holiest city ahead of the biggest hajj pilgrimage since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Banners welcoming the faithful, including the first international visitors since 2019, adorned the squares and alleys, while armed security forces patrolled the ancient […]

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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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French mayor returns 12 bags of rubbish to dumpster

A mayor in central France has become the latest to return a pile of rubbish to its owner after becoming exasperated by fly tipping and fly tipping. Patrick Foulon, mayor of Saint-Père-sur-Loire (Loiret), returned 12 bags of garbage to their rightful owner by depositing them in their garden in a neighboring town, after having found […]

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Globalization of NATO for a second cold war

The author is a journalist based in Turkey, who writes analysis on Turkish foreign policy. ISTANBUL The messages given by Heads of State and Government on NATO transformation at the 31st official meeting of the alliance on 14 June 2021 in Brussels have been implemented at this year’s summit in Madrid. A paradigm shift at […]

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illegal but part of life

Published on: 07/01/2022 – 03:46Amended: 07/01/2022 – 03:44 Buenos Aires (AFP) – Hard to find but ubiquitous in the mind of the average Argentinian: the US dollar, whose value against the weak peso is the barometer of an economy in crisis. “Dollars! Change, change, doooolars!” The cries of unofficial money changers follow tourists, but also […]

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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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The victims of the storm in the Dordogne ask for the official recognition of a natural disaster

Some 14 municipalities in the Dordogne have asked the state to declare a natural disaster following the violent storm that hit the department on June 20, seriously damaging cars and homes. Read more: Vehicles, homes: claim compensation for damage caused by bad weather in France The municipalities concerned – which are all based in the […]

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The first woman president of the French parliament defends the right to abortion : NPR

Yaël Braun-Pivet, member of the centrist alliance Ensemble (Ensemble) smiles at the National Assembly, Tuesday June 28, 2022 in Paris. Michel Euler/AP hide caption toggle caption Michel Euler/AP Yaël Braun-Pivet, member of the centrist alliance Ensemble (Ensemble) smiles at the National Assembly, Tuesday June 28, 2022 in Paris. Michel Euler/AP PARIS — The new speaker […]

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Hargreaves Lansdown offers instant money transfers

Clients investing through Hargreaves Lansdown can now make instant payments to and from their bank account directly, reducing the time it takes for deposits and withdrawals to clear by days. New ‘pay by bank’ service uses open banking technology to allow customers to authorize payments in their banking app or online, eliminating the need to […]

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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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Oceans in state of emergency, says UN chief

Published on: 06/27/2022 – 13:18Amended: 06/27/2022 – 13:16 Lisbon (AFP) – A long-delayed conference on how to restore the failing health of the world’s oceans kicked off in Lisbon on Monday, with the UN chief saying the world’s seas are in crisis. “Today we are facing what I would call an ocean emergency,” UN Secretary-General […]

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See the level of pesticide use in your region of France

French people can now know to what extent pesticides are used by farms close to their home. The interactive map – the first of its kind – was created by an agroecological organization called Solagro, and named Adonis after a type of flowering plant that has been largely eradicated due to herbicides. The map Allows […]

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Proparco de France buys a 3.7 billion shilling stake in the Naivas supermarket

Companies Proparco de France buys a 3.7 billion shilling stake in the Naivas supermarket Monday, June 27, 2022 Naivas Supermarket along Muindi Mbingu Street in Nairobi. PICTURES | EVANS HABIL | NMG French sovereign wealth fund Proparco has acquired a $31.5 million (3.7 billion shillings) stake in supermarket chain Naivas as part of a consortium […]

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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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Somali parliament approves new prime minister

Published on: 06/25/2022 – 13:12 Mogadishu (AFP) – Somalia’s parliament on Saturday unanimously approved Hamza Abdi Barre as the new prime minister, paving the way for the creation of a new government for the troubled Horn of Africa nation. The 220 lawmakers present gave their blessing to Barre’s nomination, and he was then sworn in, […]

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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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Reviews | Why France’s overseas territories vote for anyone but Macron

Placeholder while loading article actions On April 24, the day of the last round of the French presidential election, many woke up to a frightening development: majorities in the overseas departments (or territories) of Martinique, Guadeloupe and French Guiana – who voted a day earlier due to the time difference – voted for far-right candidate […]

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Strikes paralyze Britain’s railways for second day as unions warn more are to come

Published on: 06/23/2022 – 11:48Amended: 06/23/2022 – 11:51 Strikes brought Britain’s rail network to a standstill on Thursday as union bosses, rail operating companies and the government clashed to demand pay rises for workers keep pace with soaring inflation. A spike in the cost of food and fuel is pushing many family budgets to the […]

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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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Get an instant loan online to meet your urgent financial obligations with Oakparkfinancial

Instant cash loans are short term loans that can be obtained quickly in order to pay for unexpected expenses. No matter how good your financial planning, there will always be expenses you didn’t plan for. You have no control over these prices. For example, you might discover in the middle of the month that one […]

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EU countries share ‘broad consensus’ to grant candidate status to Ukraine: French minister

BRUSSELS There is a broad consensus among EU member states to grant candidate status to Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, but with different conditions, the French minister for Europe said on Tuesday. French Secretary of State for European Affairs Clément Beaune spoke at a press conference following the meeting of European Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg. The […]

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Shipping traffic around the world

What determines gasoline prices? This was originally posted on Elements. Sign up for the free mailing list to get great natural resource megatrend visualizations delivered to your email every week. In the United States, the cost of gas has been a hot topic of conversation lately, as prices reach record highs. The national average now […]

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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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Records broken amid extreme June heat

A heat wave continued to ravage Europe on Sunday, as several places experienced record high temperatures. The big picture: The heat wave, which brought temperatures above 110°F (43.3°C) to parts of France and Spain on Saturday, is the earliest on record for a number of European countries. Driving the news: Parts of France, Austria and […]

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In the battle of the wills of the Ukrainian war, the West shows fatigue

WASHINGTON- I was in the hills of northern Italy last week, mostly on vacation, but also curious to see how the war in Ukraine has affected life next door in Europe. It was not difficult to find the effects. Not happy with $5 a gallon of gas? Try $8. “It’s painful to fill the tank,” […]

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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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Muss plans European summer tour for Razorbacks

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas men’s basketball team is one of six SEC teams playing overseas this summer. The Razorbacks will complete an 11-day trip to Spain and Italy from August 6-16 and play four exhibition games. NCAA rules also allow teams to have 10 practices on campus before leaving the country. According to […]

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Breaking News on Russia’s War in Ukraine: Live Updates

Foreign fighters in Ukraine, whether they have joined the country’s International Legion or one of the loosely organized outfits across the country, face the prospect of hostile treatment if captured by Russian forces, in plus the obvious perils facing Ukrainian nationals who have joined the struggle.Credit…Daniel Berehulak for The New York Times In recent weeks, […]

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Weather tracking: Heat wave sweeps across parts of Europe as summer solstice approaches | Environment

Extreme heat has affected the Iberian Peninsula and France over the past week. These high temperatures occurred exceptionally early, this event being probably one of the most severe before the summer solstice. It follows the hottest May on record for France and the hottest for Spain in at least 100 years. Temperatures were around 10°C […]

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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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Stick or twist: how should Didier Deschamps treat the French old guard? | France

AAny attempt to draw conclusions from this month’s international matches comes with the obvious caveat that the players are simply exhausted. A grotesque saturation of matches, fueled by the football authorities’ endless appetite for competition and their utter disregard for the health of footballers, has led to an abysmal drop in the quality of the […]

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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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Instant cash reward with 10% off Coles Mastercards gift cards

At a time when Australians are looking to save money more than ever, Coles is offering a smart way to get more for their money by offering customers 10% off select Coles Mastercard gift cards. This money-saving hack will help customers save on upcoming purchases – from groceries, household bills, gas, office supplies, restaurants – […]

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AB Yehoshua, Israeli writer, dies at 85

As novelist Lore Segal noted in The Times Book Review, Molkho, while his wife is still breathing, has an eye on his widowed legal adviser as a “post-mortem possibility” and spends the rest of the novel meeting with other post-mortems. -mortem possibilities. Mr. Yehoshua won the National Jewish Book Award for fiction with “Mr. Mani” […]

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Polluted air reduces life expectancy worldwide by two years

Published on: 06/14/2022 – 09:32 Paris (AFP)- Microscopic air pollution caused primarily by the burning of fossil fuels is shortening life around the world by more than two years, researchers reported on Tuesday. Across South Asia, the average person would live five years longer if fine particulate levels met World Health Organization standards, according to […]

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Edelweiss General Insurance offers instant cash facility for hospitalization

Insurtech company EGI has announced the launch of an “Out-of-Network Cash Advance” facility to assist customers with monetary support at any hospital that is not part of EGI’s network. Usually, one would have to pay out of pocket for treatment at out-of-network hospitals. However, under the new ‘Cash Advance’ facility, clients will receive cash up […]

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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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MATCHDAY: Winless France take on Croatia in Nations League

Frenchman Kylian Mbappe, left, celebrates after scoring his team’s first goal with Karim Benzema, center, and Moussa Diaby during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Austria and France at the Ernst Happel Stadion in Vienna, Austria, Friday, June 10, 2022 (AP Photo/Michael Gruber) Michael Gruber PA A preview of what’s happening in European football […]

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Macron missteps cloud France’s support for Ukraine

Questioning Emmanuel Macron’s choice of words, his taste for complex thought or his ability to read the room, say those who try to explain the French president’s plea to avoid ‘humiliating’ Moscow – but do not question his support for Ukraine in its war against Russia . Some have interpreted Macron’s call – first made […]

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Faïza Guène: ‘We wanted me to say: Thank you France’ | Fiction

Faïza Guène is the Best-selling, award-winning Franco-Algerian author of six novels set largely among the Algerian community living in the outskirts of Paris. She rose to fame in 2004 at age 19 with the publication of love tomorrow (like tomorrow), who used street slang to capture the world of 15-year-old Doria, who grew up on […]

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Signs of something ‘buried’ in the disappearance of a journalist and Amazon expert

Published on: 06/10/2022 – 23:58Amended: 06/10/2022 – 23:56 Atalaia do Norte (Brazil) (AFP) – Authorities searching a remote corner of the Amazon for a missing British journalist and an indigenous Brazilian expert are investigating possible human remains and a spot where something appears to have been buried, officials said Friday. Fears are growing over the […]

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Africa’s energy future on a knife edge

Published on: 06/10/2022 – 16:40 Paris (AFP)- With more than half of its population without electricity and still using charcoal and other harmful sources for cooking, Africa’s energy future – torn between fossil fuels and renewables – is up for grabs. As nations discuss the climate crisis at the UN’s mid-year negotiations in Bonn, AFP […]

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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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French justice rejects request to annul referendum result in New Caledonia

A Paris court has rejected a request to overturn the results of New Caledonia’s third independence referendum after pro-independence voters boycotted the poll. Key points: The independence movement contested the referendum result, after boycotting the vote for cultural reasons Paris court rules indigenous Kanak mourning period should not have affected ‘sincerity of ballot’ The court […]

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Soaring fuel prices and dire economic forecasts shatter Prime Minister’s reset hopes | Economic recovery

Boris Johnson’s bid to reset his struggling premiership has received a double whammy after petrol prices saw their biggest daily rise in 17 years and a leading international think tank said the UK economy would slow to a halt next year. Fears that Britain is heading for a prolonged period of 1970s-style stagflation have intensified […]

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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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Brazil gets its first cricket bat factory

Published on: 06/07/2022 – 08:58Amended: 06/07/2022 – 08:57 Poços de Caldas (Brazil) (AFP) – In a workshop with a breathtaking view of the mountains of southeastern Brazil, self-taught carpenter Luiz Roberto Francisco carves a piece of pine and transforms it into a rare artifact for this football-mad country: a cricket bat. Francisco, 63, is the […]

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Sudan’s civilian bloc rejects post-coup crisis talks with military

Published on: 06/06/2022 – 21:24Amended: 06/06/2022 – 21:23 Khartoum (AFP) – Sudan’s civilian bloc on Monday rejected UN-facilitated talks with the military to resolve a crisis sparked by last year’s military coup, saying the meetings failed to address the issue. The push for the talks comes amid continued street protests, the latest in months of […]

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Cambodia’s ruling party wins communal elections but new opposition wins

Supporters of the opposition Candlelight Party wave flags as they take part in a campaign rally for the upcoming local elections on June 5, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia May 21, 2022. REUTERS/Prak Chan Thul Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHNOM PENH, June 6 (Reuters) – Cambodia’s ruling party won a landslide […]

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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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Saudi Arabia plans to triple the number of foreign tourists in 2022

Published on: 06/05/2022 – 14:58Amended: 06/05/2022 – 14:56 Riyadh (AFP) – Saudi Arabia is aiming to triple foreign tourism this year as pandemic restrictions ease, hajj pilgrims return and the first elements of the crown prince’s signature projects open, the Crown Prince said on Sunday. AFP its Minister of Tourism. The reputedly conservative and closed […]

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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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Who will save Gustav Eiffel’s century-old plane trees?

Arborist Thomas Brail has set up camp in a bicentenary plane tree, one of the three century-old trees once protected by Gustav Eiffel but now threatened by a tourist development project around the Eiffel Tower. Brail sits enthroned in the branches of the largest plane tree at the foot of the Eiffel Tower. From its […]

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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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70 years on the throne, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth holds these records

At 96, Queen Elizabeth is the oldest current monarch in the world. (Case) London: Queen Elizabeth II has passed a number of milestones during her record 70 years on the throne. Longevity Elizabeth reigned for 70 years and almost four months, longer than any other monarch in British history. The previous record was held by […]

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Biden meets with CEOs on US infant formula crisis

Published on: 06/01/2022 – 21:58 Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden held a baby formula summit at the White House on Wednesday with advisers and executives from five manufacturers to discuss ways to end a nationwide shortage of staple infant foods. Senior executives from ByHeart, Bubs Australia, Gerber, Reckitt and Perrigo joined by video […]

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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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Calendar of madridistas called up by their national teams

NEW STORIES. 05/31/2022 The following madridistas have been called up by their national teams to play international matches in June: Dani Carvajal and marco Asensio (Spain) Eden Risk (Belgium), Karim Benzema (France), Lucas Modric (Croatia), David Alaba (Austria), Gareth Ball (Wales), Luka Jovic (Serbia), Andriy Moon (Ukraine), Casemiro, Militao, Vini Jr. and Rodrygo (Brazil), Fede […]

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FirstFT: Qualcomm wants to invest in Arm alongside rivals in upcoming IPO

Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Sign up for our Asia, Europe/Africa or Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every weekday morning US chipmaker Qualcomm wants to take a stake in Arm alongside its rivals and create a consortium that would keep the British chipmaker neutral […]

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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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Hindley becomes the 1st Australian to win the Giro d’Italia

CORRECTS CYCLIST’S NAME – Australian Jai Hindley rides the 21st stage time trial of the Giro D’Italia, in Verona, Italy, on Sunday, May 29, 2022. (Gian Mattia D’Alberto/LaPresse via AP) Gian Mattia D’Alberto PA VERONA, Italy Jai Hindley accomplished what he so narrowly missed two years ago by sealing overall victory in the Giro d’Italia […]

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UK businesses trial four-day working week

Published on: 05/29/2022 – 05:04Amended: 05/29/2022 – 05:03 London (AFP) – Louis Bloomsfield inspects beer kegs at his north London brewery, looking forward to June when he will have an extra day off every week. The 36-year-old brewer plans to use this time to get involved in charity work, start a long-awaited particle physics course […]

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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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Camping season kicks off at Connecticut state parks

(WFSB) – The holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of summer and kicks off the camping season at Connecticut state parks. After what was a Memorial Day weekend last year, campers are looking forward to good weather once the rain rolls through Friday night. Connecticut has 14 state park campgrounds, and according to the Department […]

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AforD [PremEcon] AF ORD to CDG from $1,030

Today’s airfare is awarded to Air France and its non-refundable premium economy midweek base season fares for round-trip travel from Chicago (ORD), United States, to Paris (CDG), France. Image by maykeloenning from Pixabay Don’t forget to send us an e-mail or a message via Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with your questions or discoveries related to […]

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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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Ukraine-Russia War Breaking News: Live Updates

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration has accelerated efforts to reshape Taiwan’s defense systems as it projects a more robust U.S. military presence in the region to try to deter a potential Chinese military attack, U.S. officials said current and former. Russia’s war in Ukraine has made American and Taiwanese officials realize that an autocrat can […]