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Colorado tourism pushes international visitors after pandemic to curb travel in 2020, new director says

The Colorado Tourism Board isn’t counting on the pandemic-fueled increase in domestic travel to forever fill the state’s mountain towns – instead, it’s bracing for an influx of visitors from around the world . The state tourism board shifted gears last year and promoted local travel out of necessity, but that’s changing now, said Tim […]

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Energy crisis could threaten global economic recovery, IEA says

LONDON, Oct. 14 (Reuters) – A global energy crisis is expected to boost oil demand by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) and could fuel inflation and slow the global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Energy Agency (IEA) Thursday. Oil and natural gas prices recently hit multi-year highs, pushing electricity prices to record highs […]

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Haiti’s forgotten history shows why we need ethnic studies

For the publisher: Howard French’s opinion piece examining the historical relationship between the United States and Haiti was most interesting. What was particularly noteworthy to me was the fact that I was unaware of much of this history – the struggle of the enslaved Haitians for independence from the great colonial powers, and the history […]

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Financial executives say default risk is already hurting economy

President Biden met with finance officials on Wednesday as he continued to try to put maximum pressure on Senate Republicans to raise the debt ceiling by October 18, when the Treasury Department said the United States would default. Shortly after the meeting, Senator Mitch McConnell, the minority leader, appeared to give in to his opposition […]

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Sexual abuse revelations accelerate sentiment of French church in retreat

PARIS – The Catholic Church in France was once so powerful that it was considered a state within a state. In the world hierarchy of Roman Catholicism, France consolidated its position as early as the 5th century, when it became known as the “eldest daughter of the Church”. While Catholicism has ebbed into the Western […]

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Greece ratifies historic intra-NATO defense pact with France | Military News

Athens, Greece – Greece on Thursday ratified a mutual defense pact with France, the first between two NATO members. The two countries are already required to help each other against an attack from outside the alliance. But the Strategic Defense and Security Partnership is joining forces for the first time with two NATO members to […]

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French senators meet Taiwan’s Tsai at tense time

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes at a particularly tense time between Taiwan and China. Tsai spoke briefly before their meeting, presenting former French Defense Minister Alain Richard with the Order […]

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The talks between America and France for AUKUS “very positive and productive”: the US state Secy Blinken

After French President Emmanuel Macron met for the first time on Tuesday with visiting US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, the latter said on October 7 that talks with French counterparts were “positive and productive”. The meeting between the US delegation led by Blinken and French officials took place in the wake of Canberra’s abandonment […]

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Blinken is told France “expects better” in grueling TV appearance as he works to mend American-French divide in Paris

A senior State Department official described Blinken’s official meetings as “very productive” and forward-looking, but the United States and the French agreed that work remained to mend the shaken relationship. the Biden administration’s new defense partnership with the UK and Australia. The bitterness over this deal and the treatment of the French by the Biden […]

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Czech energy CEO calls on EU to classify gas as green transition fuel

The EU must classify gas as a “transition fuel” to green energy if it is to reduce coal use and meet its emissions targets, said the chief executive of Czech energy group EP Infrastructure. The bloc aims to reduce its net greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, and the European Commission is due next […]

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Global markets await U.S. jobs reports after tumultuous week

ANKARA – After a tumultuous week and massive losses in September, global markets await US employment reports next week as they may shape the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policies over the coming months. Rising inflationary pressures on global economies, rising energy prices, uncertainties in Asia among Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the signal from […]

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Antony Blinken has a delicate job in Paris after Submarine Row

Not so long ago, the thinner French relations of one of Mr Blinken’s predecessors as Secretary of State, John Kerry, drew chuckles from Tories who hinted that Mr Kerry, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, was somehow less than fully American (or “looks like French,” as former President George W. Bush’s former Commerce Secretary Donald L. […]

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Macron’s submarine spitting reminds why Australia should move closer to France, not alienate from it

Emmanuel Macron foresaw a world beyond the United States long before his anger erupted over the canceled submarine deal. The French president calls it strategic autonomy; it could just as well be called “Europe first”. Macron says Europeans must stop being naive and develop the power to defend themselves. And it can now go so […]

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UKUS Policy – Journal

The American administration’s decision to get Australia to cancel its contract with France for the supply of conventional submarines and, instead, to procure nuclear-powered submarines of the type used by the Americans or the British came as a brutal shock to the French who were made aware of the decision just hours before it was […]

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View the countries with the most nuclear weapons

The country of Afghanistan has a long and complicated history of domination by foreign powers and inter-factional conflict within the country. While Afghanistan is well covered in headlines and reporting, the lion’s share of that coverage is directly related to the conflict. As a result, Afghanistan is viewed by many in Western countries as a […]

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Ecuadorian President declares state of emergency after more than 100 dead in prison battle

Published on: 09/30/2021 – 01:22 The death toll in bloody clashes between rival gangs in an Ecuadorian prison has exceeded 100, with 52 others injured, the government prison authority said on Wednesday as soldiers surrounded the facility, one of many overcrowded prisons. and understaffed in the country. Inmates went to war armed with guns and […]

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Democrats pursue welfare state in Europe with American taxes

The $ 3.5 trillion tax package Democrats hope to pass soon represents an ambitious expansion of the social safety net, offering regular family allowances, paid sick and parental leave, a universal preschool and free college. What would most Americans pay for all of these new benefits? Nothing. Newsletter Sign-Up Real-time savings The latest weekly economic […]

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China’s playbook borrowing from Russia: French military think tank

French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands after a joint press briefing at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 9, 2018. Marc Schiefelbein | AFP | Getty Images LONDON – China increasingly aims to infiltrate and exert pressure on the world stage, with its operations becoming […]

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Orange announces the landing of a new transatlantic submarine cable in France

After starting the year by describing its intention to play a leading role in the connectivity route from the United States to Europe, Orange announced that it had laid the Amitie submarine telecommunications cable on a beach in the town. du Porge, near Bordeaux, France. Orange is a partner in this state-of-the-art 6,800 km cable […]

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A week for the wait to end

Updates on the global economy Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about global economic news. This article is an on-site version of our The Week Ahead newsletter. Register now here to receive the newsletter directly in your inbox every Sunday Hello and welcome to the working week. Studies show […]

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If you are looking for a hotel deal, it may pay off to wait until the last minute

d3sign | instant | Getty Images When it comes to booking hotel stays, Aesop and his legendary ants may have gotten the upper hand – it can actually pay off to wait until the last minute to book. While conventional wisdom dictates that travelers get better rates for accommodation, airfare, and other vacation components by […]

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Prince Harry, Meghan and Macron demand more vaccines for Africa – SAPeople

British Prince Harry and Meghan Markle appear on stage during the 2021 Global Citizen Live concert in Central Park in New York, United States on September 25, 2021. REUTERS / Caitlin Ochs Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, along with French President Emmanuel Macron, called for more vaccines for Africa during an address at the Global […]

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State of the Nation: Denmark’s team analysis for the 2021 World Championships

Ahead of the elite road races of the 2021 UCI Road World Championships, Cyclingnews takes a look at the key teams. We analyzed the men’s teams of the United States, Australia, France, Britain, the Netherlands, Italy and Belgium. Here’s a look at the Danish men’s team for Sunday’s road race. Story Mads Pedersen became the […]

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Does AUKUS sound the death knell for Quad or the icing on the cake?

What the secret agreement means for all the nations involved As the world continues to reverberate over the humiliating U.S. withdrawal (aka defeat) from Afghanistan with its regional and global fallout – the heat of which has also reached the current UNGA session – the world’s attention has been skillfully moved to a new home […]

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US and UK take India for granted while trying to appease France after AUKUS

For example, when the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 put a question mark on the need for NATO, Margaret Thatcher, then on a trip to Helsinki, was asked by a reporter: Now that the Soviet threat disappeared, what was the rationale for British nuclear deterrence? Thatcher replied “We still have a problem in […]

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French Trade Minister rejects invitation to meet Australian counterpart on submarine deal

Australian Trade Minister Dan Tehan begged his French counterpart to “resolve” tensions between nations, after France’s trade minister declined an offer to meet in Paris next month. Key points: French remain angry with Australia for bailout of $ 90 billion submarine contract Dan Tehan says there is an open invitation for his French counterpart to […]

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His views on domestic navel-gazing, Morrison is all at sea on the world stage

“The United States and France are NATO countries,” Morrison explained at his press conference in Washington on Thursday. “There are certain expectations among NATO partners as to how they engage with each other on national security issues. Australia is not a member of NATO. The dialogue between the President of the United States and the […]

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The French envoy returns to the United States after the Biden-Macron call to repair the fence

PARIS / WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (Reuters) – The US and French presidents on Wednesday decided to restore relations, with France agreeing to fire its ambassador to Washington and the White House admitting to having made a mistake in negotiating an agreement for Australia bought the United States instead of French submarines without consulting Paris. In […]

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American-French spat seems to calm down after Biden-Macron call

PARIS (AP) – The biggest rift in decades between the United States and France appeared to be healing on Wednesday after French President Emmanuel Macron and President Joe Biden phoned each other on Wednesday to iron out matters. In a half-hour call that the White House called “friendly,” the two leaders agreed to meet next […]

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Your Thursday Briefing – The New York Times

We cover Biden’s call to strengthen the global response to the pandemic and some signs of trouble for the Chinese economy. Biden urges world to ‘go big’ against Covid President Biden on Wednesday called on executives, pharmaceutical executives and civil society organizations to develop a global plan to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking at a […]

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Joint statement on the phone call between President Biden and President Macron

President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic and President Joe Biden of the United States of America spoke on September 22, at the latter’s request, to discuss the implications of the September 15 announcement. Both leaders agreed that the situation benefited from open consultations among allies on issues of strategic interest to France and our […]

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Iron ore price could drop to US $ 20 / tonne amid bitter China-Australia relationship

There are warnings that the price of iron ore could drop incredibly low, with calls for Australia to lead the “fight” against China via the world trade arbiter. The price of iron ore could drop as much as $ 20 a tonne, “jeopardizing” Australia’s export status as a major source of income and exposing the […]

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Why France receives no sympathy for its lost subcontracting agreement

France rages against AUKUS, the new tripartite security deal that scuttled its contract to build submarines for Australia, but receives virtually no expressions of sympathy from other EU member states. Perhaps this is because France itself uses particularly harsh tactics to secure arms exports and sells to clients others deem unsavory. Yes, Paris considers arms […]

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Summary of current events on health: the French company Carmat announces the first implant of its artificial heart in a woman; EU says people vaccinated with AstraZeneca should be able to travel to US and elsewhere

Here is a summary of the current health briefs. French company Carmat announces the first implantation of its artificial heart in a woman The French artificial heart manufacturer Carmat announced on Tuesday that it had carried out the first implant of its Aeson artificial heart in a woman. The company said the procedure was performed […]

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US to relax travel restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign visitors

The new rules will require all foreign nationals arriving in the United States to prove that they are fully vaccinated, said White House Covid-19 response coordinator Jeff Zients. He said the new rules would come into effect in early November, a timeline that will give agencies and airlines “time to prepare.” The lifting of general […]

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FirstFT: British energy groups ask for help from the state to overcome the gas crisis

Global Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about world news. Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa Where Americas edition to get it delivered straight to your inbox every morning of the week. You can reach us […]

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Forget the “cession”: women will redefine the labor market

Employment updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about job news. Are we moving towards the feminization of work? And could this lead to a more balanced workplace and economy? I think the answer to both of these questions is yes. The idea seems antithetical to the “she-cession,” in […]

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France denounces “duplicity” of agreement on US-Australian nuclear submarines as “crisis” continues

PARIS – The French Foreign Minister has denounced what he called the “duplicity, contempt and lies” surrounding the sudden termination of France’s lucrative contract to build submarines for Australia in favor of an American accord and declared that a crisis was imminent between the Western allies. A day after France recalled its ambassadors to the […]

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France will work with India to promote a “truly multilateral” order | European news

Foreign ministers of two countries agree to deepen the strategic partnership as they discuss developments in the Indo-Pacific and Afghanistan. The French foreign minister has agreed with his Indian counterpart to work on a program aimed at promoting “a genuine multilateral international order”, the French foreign ministry said. Jean-Yves Le Drian and Subrahmanyam Jaishankar also […]

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Longest-serving Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika dies at 84

ALGIERS – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who joined his country’s struggle against French colonial rule in the 1950s, became Minister of Foreign Affairs at the age of 26, went into exile for corruption and then returned to help get the country out of the civil war, died, state television reported on Friday. He was 84 years old. […]

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Biden’s leadership faces global test at UN summit

Welcome to UN Brief, Foreign policeThis year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) context guide, as hundreds of foreign dignitaries and diplomats descend on New York City. Over the next week, we’ll be your daily guides for everything behind the scenes of the so-called Super Bowl for diplomats. Want a groundbait before you dive? This afternoon, […]

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France reminds its ambassadors to the United States and Australia of the nuclear submarine deal

PARIS – France said Friday evening it was immediately recalling its ambassadors to the United States and Australia after Australia abandoned a large purchase of French conventional submarines in favor of nuclear submarines built with American technology. Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a written statement that the French decision, at the request of […]

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France cancels reception in Washington, tone down celebrations for US-France War of Independence victory amid underwater spat

The embassy said the celebrations had been made “more sober” and the reception scheduled for Friday at the ambassador’s residence to mark the 240th anniversary of the Battle of the Caps was called off. A reception on a frigate in Baltimore was also cut back, a senior French official told CNN, who said the changes […]

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France rages against AUKUS Submarine Snub

Here is today’s one Foreign police brief: France rages at the new undersea pact, Russia begins the legislative elections, and JapanThe battle for the leadership of the Liberal Democratic Party begins. If you would like to receive Morning Brief in your inbox every day of the week, please sign up here. Starting today, FP will […]

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Sunk! France cries out in indignation at snubbed submarines

The French word deception means deception rather than deception, which makes it one of the infamous “false friends” that the French language abounds in for English speakers trying to learn it. But when Naval Group, the French company which has just lost what has been described in France as “the contract of the century” for […]

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In submarine deal with Australia, US thwarts China but enrages France

PARIS – President Biden’s announcement of an agreement to help Australia deploy nuclear-powered submarines has strained the Western alliance, infuriating France and foreshadowing how the confrontational US and European responses to the confrontation with China could redraw the world strategic map. Announcing the deal on Wednesday, Biden said it aims to strengthen alliances and update […]

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US deal with UK and Australia leaves Europe in the cold on China and embarrasses France

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian called it “a real stab in the back” of Australia. He also shot US President Joe Biden, saying the sudden announcement of the deal without consulting other allies was a “brutal, one-sided move” that “closely resembles what Mr. Trump was doing.” Leaving aside the wounded pride of France, the […]

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Biden avoids EU with Asia-Pacific power play – POLITICO

It was the worst possible day for the EU – and its defense heavyweight France – to learn that they are not in the big geostrategic court when it comes to countering China’s rise in the Asia-Pacific region. Just hours before EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell unveiled the Indo-Pacific strategy On Thursday it was […]

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A week for travel industry news

This article is an on-site version of The WeekAhead newsletter. here Send the newsletter directly to your inbox every Sunday Welcome during the week (back). I am grateful that I was able to take a week of annual leave because I had restrictions on leaving home this year. The question for people working in the […]

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Wave of “events of turmoil” like Afghanistan could become a drag on global growth (IMF)

The surge in COVID-19 infections, combined with mass uprisings around the world, is destabilizing the world order – and new research from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) suggests that collective dynamics are likely to hamper a fragile recovery. A working paper published by IMF researchers Luca Antonio Ricci, Metodij Hadzi-Vaskov, and Samuel Pienknagura, PhD, recently […]

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California imposes Covid-19 vaccines on all teachers

All teachers in the U.S. state of California will need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly drug tests, the governor said, as authorities grapple with rapidly increasing infection rates. The number of people testing positive for the disease has increased across the United States in recent weeks, with the highly infectious Delta variant […]

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, deepening the rift with Canada, which has condemned the case as hostage-taking Politics. Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate could […]

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Latest coronavirus: France to send medical teams to help control Covid in Caribbean territories

The spread of the Delta strain of the virus that causes Covid-19 across the United States sparked a wave of state-level proclamations over the weekend regarding mask warrants and vaccinations. The United States averages around 100,000 new Covid-19 infections per day, according to data from Johns Hopkins University, up from 11,000 cases per day at […]

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This French tycoon overtakes Jeff Bezos to become the richest person in the world

Bernard Arnault, chairman and CEO of French luxury conglomerate LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton, became the richest person in the world after the net worth of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos fell by $ 13.9 billion in one day. This is not the first time that Arnault has topped the list of the richest in […]

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Reviews | France has brought passes for vaccines. People are not happy.

PARIS – At a time of the year when the French are traditionally divided between the “juillettistes” (who go on vacation in July) and the “augustiens” (who leave in August), the last few weeks have seen hundreds of thousands of people with a single rallying cry: “Freedom! These demonstrators are united against the new French […]

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The economic benefits of cities in the developing world

Dulani Chunga moved from a safe, quiet but poor village in Malawi to Blantyre, the main business town, in hopes of changing her fate. He was drawn to the stories of streetlights, the opportunity to earn money and the chance to send his children to school. He lives in Ndirande, a huge slum with sordid […]

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France takes initiative to pressure people to get vaccinated

PARIS – As Europe and the United States strive to strike an appropriate balance between limiting the Delta variant of the coronavirus and limiting personal freedom, President Emmanuel Macron has paved the way on a narrow path combining a limited constraint to be vaccinated with generalized coercion. Its approach of ordering health workers to be […]

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Politics This Week | The Economist

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

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

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

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France and South Pacific Countries Fight “Predatory” Fishing as China Expands Reach

The United States and its allies, including France, Japan, Australia and New Zealand, are actively expanding their activity in the Pacific to counter China’s influence. Though tiny in land mass, the Pacific Islands control vast swathes of resource-rich ocean known as Exclusive Economic Zones, forming a formidable border between the Americas and Asia. “To better […]

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Inventories drop amid fears COVID variants threaten economic recovery

From Wall Street to Sydney, stocks crash Monday amid rising fears COVID-19 infections means the pandemic is worsening in hot spots around the world. The S&P 500 stock index fell 1.6% in the first half hour of trading, after hitting a record just a week ago. Another sign of concern, the yield on the 10-year […]

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Regional inequalities emerge as a pressing threat to democracy

On his recent trip to Europe, President Joe Biden managed to rally the support of traditional U.S. allies and steer them toward a common goal. Together, they could demonstrate that democracies can outperform authoritarian regimes in ensuring both economic prosperity and political freedoms. Although Biden has sought to deal with the interference from Russia, his […]

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As Lebanon crumbles, Riad Salameh faces questions

The coronavirus pandemic and a huge explosion in the port of Beirut last August have further devastated the economy. Estimates put the central bank’s losses at between $ 50 billion and $ 60 billion. The International Monetary Fund has offered help, but Lebanese officials accuse Salameh of blocking an audit requested by the United States […]

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

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

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Extra credit: how debt can mean a tax advantage for some and jail time for others

Hello and welcome to Extra Credit, a weekly overview of the news through the lens of debt! This week, we tackle the economic forces that pull borrowers into debt and how centuries-old debt imposed on Haiti still affects the country today. But first, how the rich are using borrowing to their advantage. Debt can mean […]

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Joint Statement by the Energy Ministers of the United States and France on the Energy Technology and Policy Resolution

The following is the text of a joint statement by the Ministries of Energy of the Governments of France and the United States of America. Minister Barbara Pompili of the French Ministry of Ecological Transition and Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm of the US Department of Energy today issued a joint statement: France and the United […]

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Retired French army generals threaten coup

On April 21, the 60th anniversary of the attempted French military coup in Algiers in 1961, 23 retired generals published an open letter to the government on the neofascist site Valeurs Actuelles . The letter is an extraordinary intervention by the army in political life. One hundred and fifty years after the Paris Commune of […]

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France is fighting over the future of its past – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article Paul Taylor, Contributing Editor of POLITICS, writes the column Europe At Large. PARIS – France is suffering from an acute dose of commemoration. The French spend an enormous amount of time and public money commemorating their history, building museums and, of course, arguing. Presidents love to speak at […]

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Paris is about to change

Updated at 12:29 p.m. ET on September 7, 2020. The pandemic has hit Paris hard. It hit the poor suburbs of Paris the hardest. Paris had already bet its future on the merger with a large circle of suburb cities to form the new Metropolis of Greater Paris—A capital of the 21st century that is […]

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New revelations explain why a failed socialist commune in Dallas. (Hint: it wasn’t socialism)

Why do communities fail? As we find ourselves in quarantine and our civic institutions under attack, this is an issue worth considering and one that our history can provide insight into. The history of Reunion, the utopian community established in Dallas in 1855, only to collapse after a little over a year, is particularly instructive. […]

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May 1968: a month of revolution pushes France into modernity

Just six weeks after France’s leading newspaper, Le Monde, said the country was “boredToo bored to join ongoing youth protests in Germany and the United States, Parisian students occupied the Sorbonne, one of Europe’s most illustrious universities. It was May 3, 1968, and the events that followed the following month – mass demonstrations, street battles […]