Monthly Archives: May 2022

Ford Foundation’s Darren Walker Receives France’s Highest Honor

Placeholder while loading article actions NEW YORK – Darren Walker, chairman of the Ford Foundation and a prominent connector and advocate for artists and art institutions, has joined the exclusive company of global superstars like Stevie Wonder, TS Eliot and Meryl Streep, to receive France’s highest cultural honor . Walker was named a Commander of the Order of Arts and ...

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Bill 96: opponents of the new French language law express their “sadness, frustration” at the demonstration

The Coalition Avenir Québec’s Bill 96 – aimed at protecting and strengthening the French language in Quebec – may have been passed earlier this week, but that has done little to appease the opposition of the English-speaking community to legislation. Quebecers against Bill 96, a group created by the Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), the Association of English Parents’ Committees, ...

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This brand new property in Pondicherry is an absolute paradise waiting to be discovered!

As our car left the surroundings of Pondicherry that we know and love so much and moved further south, my only worry was, where were we going? So my worried heart jumped for joy when I saw a small sign pointing towards Arikamedu. The same Arikamedu in Kakkayanthope, Aryankuppam commune – who not so recently proved the antiquity of Tamil ...

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Governments of Canada and British Columbia invest more than $4.7 million in French-language postsecondary education in British Columbia

The governments of Canada and British Columbia announce a major investment in French-language post-secondary education British Columbia. VANCOUVER, BC, May 25, 2022 /CNW/ – Education is essential to ensure the equality of our two official languages ​​in the education system, from early childhood to post-secondary. To support official language minority communities and maintain the vitality of the French language, we ...

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South African far-left party protesters call on France to ‘get out of Africa’

Published on: 05/25/2022 – 18:02 Hundreds of protesters from a radical left-wing party in South Africa marched on the French Embassy in Pretoria on Wednesday to demand that France leave Africa. Chanting “F*** off, France” and dressed in their signature red t-shirts and caps, the economic freedom fighters carried signs reading “West Africa is not a colony of the French” ...

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La Rose de Versailles Manga will hold its 50th anniversary exhibition in Tokyo this fall

It is confirmed today that Exhibition of the 50th anniversary of the Rose of Versailles – The Rose of Versailles forever –a special event exhibition to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Riyoko Ikeda’s historical romantic manga in the 1970s, The Rose of Versailleswill be held at TOKYO CITY VIEW (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52nd Floor) from September 17 to November ...

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Houston’s 11 Top Chefs Showcase the City’s World-Class and Diverse Restaurants

The 11 finalists of the CultureMap Tastemaker Awards Chef of the Year form a distinguished group. The James Beard Foundation has selected five of this year’s nominees as semi-finalists for its Best Chef: Texas award. Two others have a barbecue restaurant selected by Texas monthly as one of the top 50 in the state. Not that they need acclaim beyond ...

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Conductor David Niemann to lead QPO to celebrate Europe Day 2022

A unique Europe Day celebration will take place at the Katara Opera House – the Cultural Village on May 28. On this occasion, the French Embassy in Qatar, in collaboration with the German Embassy and the Katara Opera, in cooperation with the French Institute, are organizing a concert in tribute to Europe. The concert is a great opportunity to celebrate ...

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In memory of Rammohan Roy on the occasion of his 250th birthday on May 22

In memory of Rammohan Roy on the occasion of his 250th birthday on May 22 Dipankar Bhattacharya As India celebrates the 250th anniversary of the birth of Rammohan Roy, one of modern India’s earliest and greatest activists, on May 22, 2022, we are faced with one of the cruel ironies of the story. The ruling regime is pushing 21st century ...

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The new French government commits to “zero tolerance” for sexual abuse

A French government spokeswoman said there would be ‘zero tolerance’ for sexual misconduct by members of French President Emmanuel Macron’s new government By ELAINE GANLEYAssociated Press 23 May 2022, 12:49 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article PARIS – There will be “zero tolerance” for sexual misconduct by members of French President Emmanuel Macron’s new government, ...

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Casablanca Tram Lines Project Updates

Construction of low-voltage systems for Casablanca tram lines set to begin soon in Morocco, this comes after Casa Transport AG awarded a 15 million euro contract to the French Colas railway companyleader in rail infrastructure. The new agreement is said to cover studies and installation of low voltage systems on the tracks, installation of video surveillance and public address systems, ...

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PH and the national French cinema agencies sign a new cooperation agreement

On May 18, the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) and France’s Center National du Cinéma et de l’Image Animée or National Center for Cinematography (CNC) renewed their cooperation agreement, marking 75 years of diplomatic relations. . CNC COO Olivier Henrard (right) signs the cooperation agreement with Liza Dino of the FDCP The signing of the agreement took place ...

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The sudden death of a teenager, anger at payday loans and concerns about Liverpool’s markets collapsing

These are the latest ECHO headlines from this morning. Mom feels ‘a part of her is gone’ after 18-year-old son suddenly dies An 18-year-old man who “saw the best in everyone” died in his sleep of a rare heart condition. John Nesbitt had just graduated from high school and was looking forward to taking up a place at the University ...

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A tete-a-tete with the new honorary consul of France from Jamaica to Negril, Sophie Grizzle Roumel | Way of life

Sophie Grizzle Roumel has been appointed French government representative in Negril, Jamaica, just behind Ambassador Olivier Guyonvarch. With deep ties to the region since childhood, Roumel, along with her father Daniel Grizzle, is best known as co-owners of the award-winning Charela Inn. She is also recognized as a fervent environmental champion for the region. Gleaner lifestyle sat down with Roumel ...

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Dad is disgusted with the payday loan company compensation

A father has accumulated thousands of pounds’ worth of debt from a payday loan company, which he says has “played on people’s misery”. George Lea, 76, and his wife Linda, 71, of Tuebrook, have taken out a number of loans from doorstep lender Provident over the years to help them pay for grocery shopping, Christmas and birthdays. George said the ...

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The creation of Israel and the partition of Palestine were a terrible mistake – Middle East Monitor

We understand why, on November 29, 1947, the United Nations (UN) adopted resolution 181, partitioning Palestine and creating a Jewish state. In the wake of the Holocaust, there was a widespread feeling that there should be some form of reward for Jews, even if it came at the expense of those who had nothing to do with the Holocaust. Almost ...

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France and Spain suffocate as Cyclone Yakecan wreaks havoc in South America | Extreme weather conditions

Abnormally high temperatures for the season have affected both the Iberian Peninsula and France in recent days. Temperatures were about 10-15°C above average thanks to a very hot and dry airflow from northern Africa. On May 17, temperatures in much of Spain, as well as southern and central France, rose well above 30°C. A maximum temperature of 35.5°C was recorded ...

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Two French trade unionists accused of spying in Iran

On May 11, the last day of a visit by EU envoy Enrique Mora, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced that two more Europeans had been arrested, accusing them of fomenting and participating in strikes by teachers in that year. Later it emerged that the detainees were two French nationals, Cécile Kohler, 37, and her husband Jacques Paris, 69. They had arrived ...

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Updates from the French Finance Ministry on Russian Oligarch Films – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: As support for Roman Abramovich Tchaikovsky’s wife takes place this week at the Cannes Film Festival, the French Ministry of Economy and Finance has clarified its position regarding films supported by sanctioned oligarchs. While the department said it could not discuss specific cases or investigations, a department spokesperson told us, “It is possible that the royalties brought in by ...

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Talks underway for Adam Buksa as New England Revolution expect transfer offers soon

Poland qualified for the World Cup this fall and Buksa should be on their list. Buksa arrived in New England as a 2020 $4 million Designated Player from Ekstraklasa side Pogoń Szczecin. After a breakout season of 16g/4y in 31 appearances (21 starts) in the 2021 Supporters Shield winning campaign, reports have emerged that Buksa has been a target for ...

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French envoy, KC principal discuss education plan

LAHORE: Scientific and higher education attaché of the French Embassy, ​​Sabine Vermillard visited Kinnaird College on Tuesday. According to a press release, Ms. Sabine Vermillard met with the Principal of Kinnaird College, Dr. Rukhsana David, the Executive Director of the Center for Learning and Cultural Development Rizwan Anwar and the Principal, Ms. Maha Jamil, during her visit. During the meeting, ...

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The French government wants to block burkinis in swimming pools

A woman at the beach wearing a burkini. —AFP The all-in-one swimsuit, worn by some Muslim women, is controversial in France. In the past, restrictions were eventually overturned because they were discriminatory. Burkinis are not banned in French public swimming pools for religious reasons, but for hygienic reasons. PARIS: France‘s interior minister said on Tuesday he would seek to reverse ...

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AT&T Discovery District adds new restaurants with serious chef power – Showcase Food Hall in downtown Dallas gets a makeover

AT&T Discovery District adds two new restaurants with real chef appeal to The Exchange dining room. If the mere mention of names like Caroline Perini, Miley Holmes and Joshua Harmon awakens your foodie antenna, you’re in good company. Easy Slider’s cult burgers and Birdie’s delicious Korean Fried Chicken creations will add a major food powerhouse to this downtown Dallas neighborhood. ...

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New UN human rights chief delighted with assignment

The new national director of the UN human rights body in Cambodia said she was delighted to work in the land of beauty with ancient temples and ancient culture. The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) said Roueida El Hage has extensive experience in dealing with human rights issues and has held positions all over the world. ...

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India is not as interesting to the world as you might think

Many Indians feel stuck with Indians, that they are so good that they “belong to the first world”. That what they do is export quality, but they haven’t had a chance to catch the world’s attention. There are Indian entrepreneurs, writers, artists, scholars and activists who feel they would only be recognized in the ‘West’. As a result, many things ...

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Australian Prime Minister makes last push for re-election

Published on: 05/15/2022 – 06:40Amended: 05/15/2022 – 06:38 Sydney (AFP) – Australia’s conservative prime minister sounded the gun in the final round of a hard-fought election campaign on Sunday, admitting “not everything went to plan” during the country’s pandemic response. At an official launch of his party’s election campaign ahead of the May 21 vote, Tory Scott Morrison acknowledged missteps ...

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An instructive biography of Alexis De Tocqueville, whose analysis of freedom, equality and democracy remained influential for nearly 200 years | Books and authors

“The Man Who Understood Democracy: The Life of Alexis De Tocqueville” by Olivier Zunz; Princeton University Press (456 pages, $35) Commissioned by the French government to study prisons in the United States, Alexis De Tocqueville, a young aristocrat, allied neither to the monarchists nor to the radicals, returned home in 1832 determined to advance an idea “which obsesses me: the ...

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$489 million to illegal internet payday loan victims approved by Virginia court

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The federal court in Richmond has preliminarily approved a class action settlement that would grant relief of $489 million to victims of illicit internet lending. The verdict came Thursday, May 12, and affects some 555,000 consumers who have been charged over 600% interest on loans by predatory internet payday lenders. Legal cases against predatory lenders began ...

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Are there rules on the use of barbecues on balconies in France?

Reader Question: I live in a shared apartment building and would like to use a barbecue on my balcony this summer. Is it allowed? If you’re planning on hosting a barbecue with friends on your apartment balcony this summer, there are some considerations you should keep in mind. The installation of a barbecue on a balcony is not prohibited unless ...

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A look at the recent changes in the online lending industry – CONAN Daily

There have been some big changes in the payday online lending industry in the last few years. Many lenders in particular have moved towards more responsible and moral lending practices. This is a welcome change as online payday loans can be a helpful tool for those in need of quick cash. However, it is important to ensure that you are ...

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Bulgaria showcases European blockchain infrastructure for services – Novinite.com

blockchain technologies allow us to increase trust in institutions, but for this we must first digitize the relevant processes, and then – include block chain as an additional layer, adding security and traceability. These are some of the conclusions of the first conference of its kind in Bulgaria “blockchain and the future of the public services“. It took place on ...

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AAIB Special Bulletin: Loss of the Piper Cherokee Arrow II (G-EGVA) about 20 nm West of Le Touquet

G-EGVA was one of seven aircraft taking part in a club fly-out from Wellesbourne Mountford airfield to Le Touquet in France. A line of strongly convective clouds was forecast over the forecast channel track. As they approached the middle of the English Channel, one of the pilots of G-EGVA, who was operating under visual flight rules (VFR), reported to London ...

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The greatest watchmaker of all came from France

Watches TG looks back on the achievements of Abraham-Louis Breguet Enable Javascript to view all available images. Quiz question: which country produced the largest watchmaker in the world? No, not Switzerland, France – a gentleman by the name of Abraham-Louis Breguet. His diverse client list spanned high society from Marie-Antoinette to Napoleon, and Breguet was made a member of the ...

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Which French-English translation app do you use?

No matter your level of French, it’s always useful to have a dictionary or translation tool at your disposal to help you with the most difficult words and phrases. Report readers have shared with us the apps and websites they find most useful for translating to or from French. We review those mentioned. DeepL The majority of Report readers who ...

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#BTColumn – 1902 volcanic disaster in Martinique

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed by the author(s) do not represent the official position of Barbados TODAY. by Sebastien Perrot Minnot On May 8, 1902, Martinique suffered one of the worst volcanic catastrophes in modern history: on that fateful day, an eruption of Mount Pelée destroyed the brilliant town of Saint-Pierre, the “Little Paris of the Antilles”, which was ...

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Green government would support the University of Sudbury as a French language school

Breadcrumb Links News Local News Party releases plan for Northern Ontario Mike Schreiner, leader of the Green Party of Ontario, unveiled his plan for Northern Ontario on Tuesday. File photo by Mike Hensen/Postmedia Network Content of the article The Green Party of Ontario says it would make the University of Sudbury a French-language school. Advertisement 2 This ad has not ...

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Moving forward

Stop criticizing the Constitutional Convention and the government, which is just beginning, says a lot, and they may be right. By Margarita Labarca Goddard Remember that when Michelle Bachelet was president of this country, she said that for the good of Chile, everyone must “be convinced and push together”. And very similar sentences, but with identical consequences, are the following ...

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The 101 French municipalities affected by coastal erosion

126 French municipalities (101 in metropolitan France and 25 overseas) are highly threatened by coastal erosion over the next century, a new list published by government broadcasts. The majority of municipalities are located along the Atlantic coast or on the edge of the English Channel. There are 41 in Brittany, 16 in Normandy and 31 in New Aquitaine. The following ...

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DA chief Steenhuisen’s fact-finding trip to the UK…

When DA chief John Steenhuisen unexpectedly announced on May 1 that he had arrived in Ukraine for a “fact-finding” visit, he said the reason for his trip was because “to era of fake news and propaganda”, only by assessing a situation firsthand can one “really know what is going on”. Said Steenhuisen: “We owe it to the Ukrainian people to ...

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Apply for Online Payday Loans for Unemployed at Filld.com – CryptoMode

When you’re unemployed, you have a hard time covering your expenses. At some point, you may decide to borrow money from a direct lender. Will it be easy? It depends on many factors. Getting payday loans for unemployed can be a reasonable solution to your financial problems. But it can come with high interest rates and service fees. If you ...

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Opinion: All Quebecers are victims of the excesses of Bill 96

French is vulnerable to the global domination of English, says Vanessa Sasson, and efforts will have to be continued to keep it dynamic.Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press Vanessa Sasson is a professor of religious studies at Marianopolis College in Westmount, Quebec. History is repeating itself in Quebec. The repressive measures deployed in Bill 96, the province’s proposed new language law, bring ...

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What everyone should know about preventing ethnic violence: the case of Bosnia

The infamous painting by Eugène Delacroix “Liberty Leading the People” reminds the world of the July Revolution of 1830 which overthrew King Charles X of France. The lady in the center of the painting with the French tricolor always symbolizes the concept of freedom and reminds the whole world of the revolutions and the sacrifices made for freedom. France indeed ...

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Large biomass power plant on track to come online by July

The rice husk biomass power plant was inaugurated on Dec. 8 in Chbar Ampov district in southeast Phnom Penh and is expected to be completed by July. SAO SOPHEAP VIA FACEBOOK A major rice husk biomass power plant in Chbar Ampov district in southeast Phnom Penh is still on track to be completed and start operations by July, a statement ...

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Two new exhibitions to open at KNMA

New Delhi, May 8 (IANS): Two new exhibitions, “Birth of a White Rose” and “Convergence – A Panorama of Photography’s French Connections in India”, will open at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA), Saket, from May 27 to June 30. “Birth of a White Rose” will pay tribute to the artist-pedagogue Somnath Hore whose practice has traveled the ...

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Frenchman Macron sworn in for a second presidential term | Emmanuel Macron news

Macron says his second term will be “new” and not simply a continuation of the first. Emmanuel Macron was sworn in for his second term as President of France during a ceremony at the Elysee Palace, followed by a cannon shot in the gardens of Les Invalides. In a country where presidents are rarely re-elected, Macron won 58.5% of the ...

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India’s dharmic democracy has ancient roots

The Ukraine crisis has fractured the world into separate blocs. On the one hand, we have autocrats who run their countries with total control over the state, the economy and the media. On the other side, we have democratic nations that guarantee liberty and liberty to their people. During the Ukrainian conflict, India struck a balance between these two blocs ...

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A Denver Sommelier Shares His Best Rosés and Whites to Sip This Summer

There’s nothing quite like sunbathing by the pool with a refreshing glass of rosé or chilled white wine. As the weather begins to warm and summer approaches, 303 is here to give you all the details on some of the best rosé and white wines to enjoy while you kick back, relax, and soak up the scorching Denver sun. Join ...

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EU citizens could sue countries over polluted air harmful to health, says top court adviser

The Eiffel Tower is shrouded in a haze of small particles hanging over the horizon in Paris, France, December 9, 2016, as the City of Light saw its worst air pollution in a decade. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, May 5 (Reuters) – Citizens of European Union countries could sue their governments for ...

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What Arno does after Assassin’s Creed Unity

With 12 main entries and over 15 spin-off games, it’s only natural that all Assassin’s Creed the games were met with the same level of critical acclaim. Over the years, the general reception of each Assassin’s Creed the starter varied enough. While the series has rarely dropped below 70 on Metacritic, there are a few entries that are considered a ...

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No winners in this war, says Prime Minister; visit denmark today

Ukraine, bilateral relations on PM Modi’s table in Europe. (Source: Twitter/@PMOIndia) On Sunday, new Foreign Minister Vinay Mohan Kwatra said Prime Minister Modi will “exchange views” on the “Ukrainian issue” and strengthen bilateral partnerships during his three-day visit to three countries in Europe. . Prime Minister Modi’s overseas visit includes around two dozen engagements over about 65 hours, official sources ...

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Theater Review: ‘The Revolutionists’ by Prologue Theater at the Atlas Performing Arts Center

Danielle Gallo, Anna DiGiovanni, Arika Thames and Fabiolla Da Silva in the Prologue Theater production of ‘The Revolutionists’. Photo by DJ Corey Photography. Lauren Gunderson has made a name for herself – and has become the country’s most produced living playwright in each of the past two years – with a series of works that include wordy and funny feminist ...

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Action movie ‘Roads of Fear’ headlines Cannes for Fizz-e-Motion (EXCLUSIVE)

French action film ‘Roads of Fear’ tops Cannes market list for Vienna-based sales agency Fizz-e-Motion. Emmanuel Saez’s film follows Elon Coretti, the only son of Sauveur Coretti, one of the mafia bosses in the South of France. While the Coretti clan reigns supreme in its territory, small Albanian traffickers are increasingly involved in drug trafficking and other criminal activities in ...

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A flight to Paris

KUALA LUMPUR: My first visit to Paris recently ended in disappointment. It’s not that the capital of France hasn’t lived up to its eminence as the ‘city of love’ or ‘city of light’. Nor was it an attractive metropolis of attractions. Unfortunately, I was the victim of a theft. I had been enthusiastic about my first visit to Paris, and ...

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Violence erupts during May Day protests in Paris, protesters slam re-elected Macron

PARIS, May 1 (Reuters) – Police fired tear gas to repel black-clad anarchists who ransacked business premises in the French capital Paris on Sunday during May Day protests against the policies of newly re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. Thousands of people joined May Day marches across France in which they called for wage increases and Macron’s abandonment of plans to raise ...

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Art and nature meet at the Artosphere festival

Elsewhere in entertainment, events and the arts: MUSIC: Artosphere festival the Artosphere: Arkansas Arts + Nature Festival returns, full throttle, to northwest Arkansas with outdoor performances, orchestral concerts and chamber music performances, starting with a show by Trout Fishing in America, at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, 4703 N. Crossover Road, Fayetteville. Admission is by ...

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