Monthly Archives: November 2021

French senator calls on CM and shows interest in attracting more French investors to Pondicherry – The New Indian Express

Through Express news service PUDUCHERRY: Senator Damien Regnard, representative of French people living abroad, as well as the Consul General of France in Pondicherry and Chennai Lise Talbot Barré, visited the Prime Minister of Pondicherry N Rangasamy in his hemicycle and held talks. Regnard, who is on a two-day visit to Pondicherry, also visited Interior Minister A Namassivayam, who also ...

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Joséphine Baker: dancer, WWII spy and civil rights activist honored at the French Pantheon | World news

Joséphine Baker will be the first black woman to be honored by the French government with a place in the Pantheon. President Emmanuel Macron has decided that she will be buried in the building in Paris – a monument to France’s national heroes and where some of its most revered historical figures are buried – in response to a major ...

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EPAC Presents LES MISERABLES: SCHOOL EDITION

The Ephrata Performing Arts Center concludes its exciting 2021 season with a mainstay of musical theater, Les Mis? Rables: School Edition. Production will begin on Friday December 3 and will continue until December 30. This production features young local talent and is directed by Brett Devlin as Jean Valjean and Ben Galosi as Javert. Musical direction by Cheryl Markle and ...

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The hunter who shot a bear in the south of France may have been in a no-hunt zone

A hunter who shot a bear in southwest France after attacking it could have been in an area where hunting is restricted, according to an ongoing investigation into the event. Read more: Hunter shoots bear fatally in southwest France after biting it The Foix (Ariège) public prosecutor’s office opened on Friday (November 26) official legal information against the 70-year-old man ...

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Senegal calls on China to get involved in war-torn Sahel region

Published on: 11/28/2021 – 10:02 PM Senegalese Foreign Minister Aissata Tall Sall said on Sunday that she hoped China would support the fight against insecurity in the conflict-ridden Sahel region at the start of a China-Africa summit. Speaking to reporters in the capital Dakar after meeting her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, Sall said she hoped China would be a “strong ...

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Channel migrants: Dutch and UK governments agree migrants should be sent back to their first country before meeting the excluded UK | Politics News

The Dutch and UK governments have agreed that migrants must be returned to the first safe country they arrive in in a meeting ahead of EU talks from which the UK is excluded. A statement from the Home Office said Home Secretary Priti Patel spoke with Dutch Migration Minister Ankie Broekers-Knol this morning about people crossing the Channel in small ...

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Counterfactual story: why what didn’t happen matters

In 1997, Niall Ferguson published a book titled Virtual history: alternatives and counterfactuals, where experts reflected on what the world would be like today if the American Revolution had never happened, if Hitler had invaded England in 1940, or if JFK had never been assassinated. Yet despite a few such illustrious cases, counterfactual history – sometimes referred to as virtual, ...

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Everything revolves around France in Kandy! – The Island

This is a funny incident that took place several years ago. One evening we, then school children, were playing softball cricket on the grounds of Mahinda College, when someone rushed over and told us that a young maid from a certain household had climbed a huge tree in protesting a wrong done to her, and refused to come down. All ...

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France, Britain sink into crisis over migrant deaths

CALAIS, France – Already strained relations between France and Britain on Friday escalated into anger and misunderstanding, with the two former European partners at loggerheads over how to prevent migrants from embarking on dangerous Channel crossings which killed at least 27 people in a shipwreck this week. . Even as the UK government insisted the two countries ‘remain close friends ...

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Theater Critics: Days of the Revolution | Maryland

Raghad Chaar in Revolution Days PIC: Mihaela Bodlovic Revolutionary Days, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh **** Maryland, Traverse Theater, Edinburgh (repeat play) Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Happiness was there in this dawn of being alive; and being young was truly heaven, ”wrote William Wordsworth of his experience of the French Revolution of 1789; and it ...

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An entrepreneur mobilizes to save the businesses of his village in France

Claude Bellessort, 66, insists that his efforts for Arrou (Eure-et-Loir, Center-Val de Loire), where he has lived all his life like several generations of his family, are “normal”. To avoid store closures, he invested € 500,000 to encourage people to take control of running their own businesses. He said: “I have been retired for five years. I spent the last ...

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War-stricken Ethiopia berates US over security warnings

Published on: 11/25/2021 – 4:28 PMAmended: 11/25/2021 – 4:27 PM Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia on Thursday accused the United States of spreading false information about security conditions in the war-affected country, warning that such statements could damage relations. Crowds of government supporters demonstrated outside the US and UK embassies in the capital Addis Ababa, waving Ethiopian flags and chanting ...

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New German leaders want to reform the EU

The SPD, the Greens and the pro-business FDP presented on Wednesday November 24 an agreement to form a new German government, including a program of European reforms which should lead to a federal Europe. “My most important message: the traffic light [coaltion] stands, “Olaf Scholz told reporters – a reference to the respective red-yellow-green colors of the parties. “We are ...

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“The sexual revolution has left a deep mark of destruction” | Catholic National Register

The eleventh edition of the Ratzinger Prize was won by German philosopher Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz and Old Testament theologian Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger. Established by the Ratzinger Foundation in 2011, this prize is intended to encourage research in theology and any other academic research inspired by the Gospel, in the tradition of the teachings of Pope Benedict. The award ceremony took place on ...

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A new French envoy visits The Post to soak up the Kingdom’s media landscape

The new French Ambassador to Cambodia, Jacques Pellet, visited the Phnom Penh Post offices on November 24 to better understand the Cambodian media landscape and potentially pave the way for future collaborative efforts. Pellet visited The Post offices in Chak Angre Krom commune in Meanchey district with two of his colleagues from the French Embassy. The group was warmly welcomed ...

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Russia, France seek to strengthen ties with Indonesia and ASEAN states – Radio Free Asia

Russia and France are wooing Southeast Asian countries after the two world powers were excluded from the AUKUS defense pact and the Quad Strategic Dialogue Group – a pair of state-led multilateral security agreements – United in the heart of the Indo-Pacific. On Tuesday, the Russian Embassy and Indonesian Navy announced that Moscow and several members of the ASEAN bloc ...

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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 613 new cases of COVID-19; Oarians can now reserve photos for children aged 5 to 11

The latest coronavirus news in Canada and around the world Tuesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 10:19 a.m. Ontario Reports 613 New Cases of COVID-19; In Ontario, 89 percent of Ontarians aged 12 and over have one dose and 86 percent have two doses. People who are not fully vaccinated ...

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Aftermath of children who witnessed war

Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of WWII by Marilyn Yalom; Stanford: Stanford University Press; Redwood Press (c) 2021; 195 pages. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D. Olivier Pollak RICHMOND, Calif .– More than eighteen books by Marilyn Yalom have been translated into several languages. Popular titles include A breast story (1998), A woman’s story (2001), and The American resting place: four one ...

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Laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès

Raymond Meeks is the sixth laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photographic commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. This new edition of the Foundation’s program dedicated to contemporary photography is organized with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris. Launched in 2014, Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, ...

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China says 5 citizens kidnapped from Congo mining

BEIJING – China claims five of its citizens were kidnapped from a mining operation in eastern Congo. The Chinese embassy in Kinshasa posted on the WeChat online messaging service that the five men were abducted Sunday morning from the site in South Kivu province, bordering Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. He called on all Chinese citizens to leave South Kivu and ...

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Third night of violence in Guadeloupe as France sends special police forces

POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe, November 21 (Reuters) – The French overseas territory of Guadeloupe has been hit by a third night of looting and riots amid protests against COVID-19 measures, with gunmen shooting at police and firefighters, authorities said on Sunday. Police arrested 38 people as shops were broken into and cars set on fire. Special police forces were to arrive Sunday ...

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Reviews | The UK and France, once again in the breach

WASHINGTON – When I received the invitation from the Ambassador of France for a black tie gala called “Amethyst”, I wondered what the name meant. Was it a promotional night for a French jewelry company or maybe a new fragrance? I didn’t go to the Thursday party, because I’m studying for an MA at Columbia University and had to read ...

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After the Rafale agreement, France and Greece will strengthen their bilateral cooperation on security and the economy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Athens on Friday where they discussed strengthening bilateral relations with a focus on security and the economy under the Accord of strategic partnership, the Greek Prime Minister’s office said on Friday. “Ways to strengthen bilateral relations at several levels with emphasis on security and the economy within ...

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NTI’s push for Inuit self-government is ‘the right thing’, says Idlout

Nunavut MP says she and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh ‘support’ recently passed resolution Nunavut MP Lori Idlout said she supports the resolution passed this week by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. to continue talks with Ottawa to achieve Inuit self-government. “I believe NTI is doing the right thing,” Idlout said when asked Thursday what resolution NTI passed this week at its annual ...

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Mikel Arteta claims England stars explain Arsenal’s Champions League push

Arsenal have been undefeated since August to increase their chances of returning to European football, with players like Emile Smith Rowe, Aaron Ramsdale, Bakary Sako and Ben White all playing key roles Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Mikel Arteta presents Arsenal game in Liverpool Mikel Arteta has claimed that the English backbone ...

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The giant panda twins at the French zoo are called Huan Lili and Yuan Dudu

Xinhua Little pandas Huan Lili and Yuan Dudu appear during the baptism ceremony at Beauval Zoo in France on November 17, 2021. Chinese Olympic gold medalist Zhang Jiaqi and French football star Kylian Mbappe on Thursday revealed the names of the newborn giant pandas at Beauval Zoo in central France. More than 120,000 French netizens voted to choose Huan Lili ...

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Michel Barnier in the spotlight of the French elections as the turn to the right bears fruit | Michel barnier

IAt a thriving western Paris restaurant, fans of former EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gathered to hear their hero speak, cheering on the mild-mannered 70-year-old who passed by from a ranked foreigner to a potential favorite in the contest to pick a presidential candidate for right-wing Republicans. Barnier is one of the big surprises of the unpredictable pre-election season in ...

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The Storm over the American Foundation: A Review of “Freedom Is Sweet: The Hidden Story of the American Revolution” by Woody Holton

The Patriots won their independence not because they were strong militarily or ideologically engaged, but because they were weak and unimportant. This lesser-known story is a reminder that the War of Independence did not only pit loyalists against patriots. It was a world war, in which the involvement of several other powers proved crucial to the success of the Patriots. ...

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Limassol court dismisses case against terrorist suspect, KNEWS

A Lebanese man in Cyprus, who faced serious terrorism charges in connection with a social media post about the country’s president, was released this week after a Limassol court ruled that the allegations against him could not be founded. According to local media, a 37-year-old man from Lebanon was acquitted on Tuesday by a Limassol criminal court of terrorism-related charges, ...

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One-Third of Pacific Residents Pay Bribe Last Year, Corruption Report Says | Pacific Islands

One in three people in the Pacific Islands region have paid a bribe while using a utility in the past year, while a quarter of people have been offered a bribe for their vote in the past five years, according to a report by Transparency International. The watch group’s findings are based on a survey of more than 6,000 people ...

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Will this be a turning point for English cricket? I hope, but I doubt it

Cricket has always considered itself the idyllic English game. As George Orwell described it, “everyone plays with braces, where the blacksmith is likely to be called back in the middle of the sleeves for urgent work, and sometimes when the light starts to fade a ball thrown. for four kills a rabbit on the border “. A game which, according ...

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The “New Jungle” camp near Dunkirk is authorized by the French police

France is cleaning up a migrant camp near Dunkirk dubbed the “New Jungle” after 1,500 people have settled there. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin tweeted on Tuesday that the police had sent to dismantle the camp, located on disused industrial land in the commune of Grande-Synthe. Thirty police vans filled with officers from the French national reserve police were on site ...

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Tastin ‘France which celebrates French wines and spirits in New Delhi, Mumbai

Tastin ‘France, an event that celebrates French wines and spirits around the world and brings together producers and professionals, is being held in New Delhi and Mumbai from November 15 to 18. The French government agency ‘Business France’, under the aegis of the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the French Embassy in India organized the 5th edition of ...

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Letters to the Editor | The Economist

November 13, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at [email protected] Data hoarding You have a rosy view of the use of current, high frequency data in economics, which you describe as a “third wave” in the discipline (“The Real ...

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Homage to Felix Yaniewicz: Polish-Lithuanian violinist and composer | New

The life and legacy of violin virtuoso, composer and co-founder of the Edinburgh Music Festival Felix Yaniewicz are summed up and celebrated in a recently restored piano bearing his signature. The “Yaniewicz & Green” square piano dates from 1810 and arrived in Edinburgh in November after its restoration and a crowdfunding campaign by the Friends of Felix Yaniewicz in partnership ...

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Heathrow: the beautiful seaside town with world-class cuisine and a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display

For the second year in a row, London’s iconic fireworks display will not take place. Instead, City Hall said “a number of exciting new options are being considered as part of our New Years celebrations in London,” adding that “as always, London will host the New Year in spectacular fashion” . But if you can’t live without seeing a good ...

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Harris meets Macron, proclaims ‘new era’ after submarine spit

Vice President Kamala Harris met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Wednesday to help mend a bitter diplomatic row over the AUKUS submarine pact that excluded France. “I think we share this belief that we are at the start of a new era, which presents us with many challenges, but also many opportunities,” Harris told Macron in a ...

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Priti Patel’s plan to turn migrant boats around likely to lose legal challenge, reports say

Priti Patel has been told she will lose a lawsuit over her plan to return migrant boats to the other side of the Channel, according to reports. Government lawyers have reportedly told the Home Secretary that she has a “less than 30%” chance of successfully defending the policy if challenged in court. The legal assessment comes from internal Home Office ...

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Marie-Antoinette’s diamond bracelets go up for $ 8.3 million at auction

GENEVA (AP) – A pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to Marie-Antoinette, the famous wife of the King of France Louis XVI who met her destiny during the revolutionary guillotine, was sold on Tuesday for 7.46 million Swiss francs ( $ 8.34 million). Opulent bracelets, among the few pieces of jewelry from the unfortunate French royal that are still ...

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Climate change threatens wine and a way of life in the Jura

On the banks of the Cuisance in eastern France, scattered among the ancient stone houses of the commune of Arbois, small groups of wine lovers sat in the autumn sun, sipping chardonnay and du trousseau grown in the foothills of the Jura, one of the smallest but most popular wine regions in France. For many American tourists visiting the area ...

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Medal of the French Legion of Honor awarded to 6 World War II Nisei veterans of the 442nd Combat Team Regiment

Posted: November 8, 2021 / 7:36 PM HST / Update: November 8, 2021 / 7:36 PM HST HONOLULU (KHON2) – Six Nisei veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team were honored with the French Legion of Honor medal at the Pacific National Cemetery on Monday, November 8. They received the insignia of Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion ...

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French clergy abuse report sheds light on confessions

PARIS – The absolute secrecy of confession is at the heart of the Roman Catholic faith. What is said in the confession is between a penitent and God, the priest a mediator. Any priest who breaks this seal can be excommunicated under the laws of the Church which the Vatican places above all others. But what happens when what is ...

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Plan of the G20 States to avoid economic commitments at COP26

Economy, Environment • November 8, 2021 • Sonali Kolhatkar The heads of state of the richest countries in the world met for the first time in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at the recent G20 summit in Rome, Italy. The two-day meeting ended with a grand dinner at the Quirinale Palace, where the evening menu featuring dill ...

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The disappearance of Nguon Nhel is a great loss for the party and the nation

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) honored the legacy of longtime party leader and first vice-president of the National Assembly, Nguon Nhel, who died on Friday. He was 79 years old. Nhel was last seen in public on October 15 as he led a delegation to lay a wreath on the statue of the late King Norodom Sihanouk to commemorate ...

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KLM hopes India will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand – The New Indian Express

Through PTI NEW DELHI: Air France-KLM’s current Indian services are limited due to air bubble restrictions, but the airline is hoping the Indian government will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand, said a senior manager of the carrier. As of July 2020, India has allowed limited special international flights with passenger restrictions under formed air bubbles with ...

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Brexit LIVE: Spit, Macron! French must reimburse British fishermen for lost profits | Politics | New

Jayne Adye, director of the pro-Brexit campaign group Get Britain Out, speaking after a court in Le Havre ordered the release of Cornelis Gert Jan, the Scotland-registered scallop dredger detained for allegedly fishing without a license offshore of the French coasts. . She said: “The scallops that had been caught – estimated to be worth £ 4,500 were seized and ...

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Cheech & Chong Films in Order of Release, Male

Cheech Marin and Tommy chong, best known by the name of Cheech & Chong, are a comedic duo with the rare status of being culturally relevant from the 1970s until today. After all, with adorable air and stoner sensibility, what’s not to love about these two? They started their careers in the 1970s with stand-up comedies and musical skits focusing ...

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UniFrance and French documentaries at the 34th IDFA edition

A networking space, the Café UniFrance, ideally located in the Groene Paleis, right next to the Forum where all the events of the festival industry will take place, will be made available to UniFrance members from November 20 to 24. This space will host meetings between professionals and interviews organized by the press officer mandated by UniFrance to take charge ...

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Requests for a French health card for Americans are currently suspended. Your trip to France may cost more

Fully vaccinated Americans can visit France for tourism purposes without having to undergo pre-travel testing. But to participate in many activities in France, you will need the French Health Pass. This QR code system verifies that you have been vaccinated. For Americans who have not been vaccinated in the EU, this can be a barrier. Until recently, Americans could apply ...

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Simon Birmingham accuses the media of widening the wedge between Australia and France | Scott Morrison

A senior minister in the Morrison government tried to blame journalists for the escalating Franco-Australian diplomatic split, questioning whether an interview with the French president was in the “national interest”. Finance Minister and frequent Morrison government spokesman Simon Birmingham questioned whether it was “wise” for Australian journalists to question French President Emmanuel Macron over the aborted submarine deal and the ...

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Kobe Bryant’s shoes auctioned at Sotheby’s – NBC Los Angeles

A diamond bracelet that once belonged to Frenchwoman Marie Antoinette and a sapphire and diamond brooch with matching ear clips that once hung from a Russian Grand Duchess are among the items featured in the jewelry and other collectibles auction next week in Geneva. In the Swiss town by the lake, a pair of high-top Nike sneakers of late NBA ...

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Why are France’s new identity cards translated into English?

France’s new biometric identity cards, issued on August 2 this year, for the first time contain French and English translations of all fields, such as “name”, “address” and “nationality”. The decision to use English on the maps was made to facilitate travel. However, it sparked controversy when they were first revealed in March. Barbara Cassin, philologist, philosopher and member of ...

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Horseshoe Bay veteran Gerald Powell receives French Legion of Honor award

France’s highest and most prestigious decoration, the French Legion of Honor, was awarded to 97-year-old veteran Gerald Powell of Horseshoe Bay for his service in World War II. The medal was presented to him by the 2nd Consul General of France Valérie Baraban during a ceremony Tuesday, November 2, at his home. The French Legion of Honor rewards civilians and ...

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French government to pay € 1.8 billion into national and European cloud industry – EURACTIV.com

The French Secretary of State for Digital, Cédric O, presented Tuesday, November 2 a support plan for the French and European cloud sector with 1.8 billion euros over four years. French players in the cloud industry, however, believe that these measures are missing their target because they would prefer public markets as a means of boosting the sector. EURACTIV France ...

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NOTICE: Absurd notion Conservatives don’t have to wear face masks

Posted: 9:30 a.m. on November 3, 2021 Reader Peter King says Conservative Party attitude to wearing face masks is at odds with most countries The comedic idea that conviviality offers a surefire defense against the coronavirus must bring tears to the eyes of scientists whose advice the government is following so closely. Jacob Rees-Mogg’s claim that Tory MPs don’t need ...

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This century-old phonograph still plays records. What is it worth?

Pieces that stand the test of time and retain their beauty and value are showcased in this month’s collectibles. From art to furniture and decorative items, it’s a fine selection that gives us a glimpse into a far-distant past of the 21st century and its seemingly endless range of “disposables”. Brunswick phonograph – This old Brunswick record player still works ...

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Baghdad pays Kuwait an additional $ 490 million in war reparations

Published on: 02/11/2021 – 4:36 PM Kuwait received nearly $ 500 million in additional reparations for the invasion of Iraq in 1990, the Iraqi embassy in Kuwait said. “On October 26, Iraq paid Kuwait $ 490 million, and it will endeavor to reimburse what remains of the reparations due for the year 2022, or approximately $ 629 million,” the embassy ...

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Morrison accused of exacerbating the break with the French government after Macron’s text leaked | Australian foreign policy

Scott Morrison has been accused of putting his personal political interests before the resolution of the diplomatic conflict between Australia and France, after the leak of an SMS from Emmanuel Macron to the Prime Minister. The release of a text received two days before Aukus’ announcement – when the French president asked Morrison whether to expect good news or bad ...

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Colombian lawyers to sponsor Red Mass at Saint-Jacques Cathedral

The Kings County Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association held the annual Red Mass in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. In the photo, the Right Reverend Patrick J. Keating and Gregory T. Cerchione. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association will sponsor Red Mass at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral Basilica, Jay Street and ...

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Our favorite photo books of 2021 | Magazine

At MoMA, we believe in the essential role of the photo book. The first book illustrated by a photographic process, Photographs of British algae: cyanotype prints by Anna Atkins, was published in 1843, at the dawn of the medium. Although the 20th century was marked by major publications that contributed to the recognition of photography as an art form, our ...

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Pakistan, Islamists reach agreement to end violent rally

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani government and a banned radical Islamist party on Sunday reached agreement to end 10-day – and sometimes deadly violent – rally calling for the closure of the French embassy and the release of the party leader . Neither Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi nor religious leader Mufti Muneebur Rehman, who took part in the talks, gave details ...

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