Monthly Archives: July 2022

Edinburgh Art Festival 2022 review – sunny blockbuster steals the show | Art

Jhe stories he tells about my oyster are so fascinating – how and where she grew up, what the shape, color and undulating hues of her black-and-white striped shell reveal about her decade of experiences – that they open an ocean story. My choice reveals an interest in art, he deduces, and we both know he could continue to read ...

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France will continue to issue visas to new Vietnamese passport holders, but they cannot be used to travel to Germany

The French Embassy in Vietnam announced that it recognizes the new Vietnamese passports and normally issues Schengen visas to holders of these passports, contrary to a move by the German authorities not to recognize them. Through a press release published by the French Embassy on its official website on June 28, it is noted that for the moment and until ...

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Salt, politics and the French Revolution

It’s no secret that food is political. Everyday products, including food, have the power to uproot, break and recreate societies. A particularly dramatic example of food disrupting the status quo concerns the role of salt in the French Revolution. French cuisine is deeply linked to notions of class, politics and society. The most famous quote from the French Revolution was, ...

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What we know so far

A volunteer firefighter from the south of France suspected of having started forest fires which ravaged 1,200 hectares has been taken into custody. The firefighter is suspected of having started several fires in the Hérault which led to a larger fire and massive destruction. If found guilty, the man faces 15 years in prison and a €150,000 fine. What do ...

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Fighting at Glen Forest cemetery draws Zimbabwe into diplomatic incident

HARARE — A diplomatic incident was unfolding on Thursday night after police allegedly chased a suspect at the European Union embassy in Harare. The target was Joseph Richard Crnkovic, a dual Croatian-Zimbabwean citizen who is embroiled in a nasty battle for control of Glen Forest Memorial Park, a private cemetery in the capital. National police spokesman Deputy Commissioner Paul Nyathi ...

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“Hijra” Moment: Get Out of the Dark Side of Payday Loans – Science

Sri Rahayu Hijrah Hati (The Jakarta Post) BONUS Jakarta ● Fri, July 29, 2022 Indonesia has emerged as a promised land for the development of the mobile payday loan (locally known as Pinjol). Based on data from the Financial Services Authority (OJK), as of April, 122 businesses are offering legitimate online payday loans. But data from the Institute for Development ...

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The vegetarian ‘steak’ spared the knife in France

The government had said terms such as sausage, lardon, dumpling and carpaccio should be reserved for meat products – Copyright AFP/File JUSTIN TALLIS Vegetarian “steak” has been spared the knife in France after a court held up a government bid to ban the use of meaty terms to describe plant-based products. The ban was due to come into force on ...

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Editorial roundup: Alabama | Myrtle Beach Sun News

Dothan Eagle. July 25, 2022. Editorial: Let’s Eat Cake According to the story, peasants were starving during the French Revolution; Informed of this, the queen, Marie Antoinette, reportedly said casually, “Let them eat cake!” One school of thought suggests this is a long-standing mistranslation, but it’s likely never said such a thing. However, it suggests that cavalier disregard for the ...

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What happens if you break French water restriction rules by accident?

France is facing drought problems after a series of heat waves and forest fires this summer led to the introduction of water restrictions in many departments and communes. These restrictions may include measures aimed at larger operations, such as limits on use in factories or farms, or may target individuals with limits on watering gardens or washing cars, for example. ...

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Jerome Deconinck has been appointed Executive Chef of the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul

Reflecting its dedication to world-class gastronomy, the Four Seasons Hotel Seoul has named a French culinary artist Jerome Deconinck as the new chief executive. Overseeing the hotel’s eight restaurants and bars as well as its many event activities, Chef Jérôme brings his skills acquired over 30 years of luxury hotel service. Drawing on a career spanning seven countries across Europe, ...

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July 14 military parade honors Ukraine

France celebrates July 14, 2022 with a military parade French President Emmanuel Macron on July 14, 2022 explained how war has “reappeared on our continent” in a message shared with a video of the annual military parade in Paris on July 14, 2022. Credit: Emmanuel Macron via Storyful PARIS – The war in ukraine even shook July 14, a powerful ...

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Innergex brings online the first stand-alone 9 MW/9 MWh battery storage project in France

Rendering of EVLO containerized battery units. Image: EVLO. Renewable energy developer Innergex completed a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) project in France, using a BESS solution designed by a subsidiary of the utility Hydro-Québec. Full commissioning took place of the 9 MW/9 MWh Tonnerre BESS in Joux-la-Ville, a small commune in the north-central French region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, Innergex, whose head ...

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Bolsonaro launches campaign with digs into voting system, main rival

Published on: 07/24/2022 – 21:38Amended: 07/24/2022 – 21:35 Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro officially launched his presidential re-election campaign on Sunday, attacking the electoral system, justice and his main challenger in a belligerent speech in Rio de Janeiro. In a speech lasting more than an hour in a sports arena, the far-right leader promised he would maintain ...

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The arrival of French supermarket giant Carrefour will lower the cost of living, predicts Lapid

Prime Minister Yair Lapid predicted on Sunday that the arrival of major French supermarket chain Carrefour in Israel will contribute to a much-needed drop in the cost of living. The Prime Minister made the remarks as it was reported that, in a separate development, Dutch international supermarket chain SPAR has also signed deals to open branches in Israel. Lapid said ...

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UK blames France as travelers face hour-long port delays

LONDON — On Friday, truckers and Britons going on holiday by ferry had to wait several hours at the port of Dover, with authorities blaming French officials for the chaos – a claim denied by France. Authorities in Dover have said a shortage of French border officers is leading to waits of up to six hours for border checks at ...

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Solid-state battery maker ProLogium discusses overseas expansion plans in meetings with French President Macron and US officials

ProLogium has a three-phase construction plan for its first-ever overseas gigafactory. Total capacity is expected to reach 120 GWh when the plant is completed. The company is currently evaluating potential plant locations and a final decision is expected by the first quarter of 2023. A due diligence process will be carried out before the construction project begins. ProLogium also estimates ...

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The Incredible Truth Behind the Notre Dame Fire

In the early evening of Monday April 15, 2019, while a mass celebrating Holy Week was being held at Notre-Dame de Paris, a fire alarm went off in the cathedral’s security room. It was 6:17 p.m. The fire safety officer, who was working a double shift on his first day on the job, read the sign and radioed one of ...

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Joint Statement on Cooperation on Global Supply Chains

NOTE TO MEDIA SPOKESPERSON’S OFFICE The text of the following statement was released by the governments of the United States of America and the 17 Partner Economies on the occasion of the Ministerial Forum on the Supply Chain. Beginning text: Shocks to global supply chains caused by pandemics, wars and conflicts, extreme climate impacts and natural disasters have highlighted the ...

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The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories increase their support for learning French as a second language

Additional funding will help support French as a second language learning for students in Northwest Territories. YELLOW KNIFENT , July 20, 2022 /CNW/ – from Canada two official languages ​​are an asset for all Canadians. The government of Canada is committed to encouraging bilingualism in Canadanow and for future generations, creating more opportunities for students to thrive, grow and play ...

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Experts advise avoiding payday loans

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – As we see the highest inflation in four decades, you’re trying to break the bank, but financial experts are encouraging any way to pay bills except a payday loan. A payday loan might sound great since it’s basically instant cash when you need it, but with an average interest rate of 391 percent, this quick ...

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Fanaticism can increase at an alarming rate. But this is a very old problem.

Comment this story Comment Commenting on the protests outside the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh, a recent Wall Street Journal editorial claims we live by”fanatical time when political violence is all too possible. Referring to the events of January 6, 2021, Mark Meadows, President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, called the rioters “a handful of fanatics”, ...

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Nicola Peltz lounges in a white bikini on her honeymoon: Photo – Hollywood Life

See the gallery Image credit: KCS Press / MEGA Nicholas Peltz27, gave her followers a glimpse of her and Brooklyn Beckham‘s honeymoon on July 18. The actress shared an Instagram post featuring footage from the married couple’s summer getaway to Europe. In the first photo, Nicola lay down on a bed while rocking a sexy two-piece white bikini. Nicola placed ...

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Pacific news in brief for July 19

Niue isolate hospital staff; Publication of the Pacific Islands Forum summit communiqué; another figure of the independence of New Caledonia rejects the Paris talks; and more. Foou Hospital in Niue Photo: Supplied/Dr. Penny McAllum Niue hospital staff isolate themselves, border cases rise to 29 Niue Foou Hospital has been identified as a place of interest due to links to Covid-19 ...

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The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories support post-secondary education in French in Yellowknife

The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories support the Francophone minority community. YELLOWKNIFE, Northwest Territories, July 18, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ – Marc Serré, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Official Languages, will take part in a press conference Tuesday accompanied by Michael V. McLeoddeputy (Northwest Territories) and the Honorable RJ simpsons, Northwest Territories Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, ...

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HBO Max’s ‘The Rehearsal’ Is Surprisingly Deep

Repetition HBO Last weekend, we saw the start not of another successful superhero miniseries, but of something that could be described as the polar opposite of that. HBO Max took Nathan Fielder, star of Nathan For You, and gave him what looks like a blank check to do whatever he wants to do next. And this weird thing is Repetition. ...

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Infracredit and AFD to support subnational projects in Nigeria

InfraCredit, a credit guarantee institution specializing in infrastructure in Nigeria and the French Development Agency (AFD) have signed a technical assistance financing agreement to support subnational public-private projects in Nigeria. According to a statement issued by Onyinye Madu, the press attaché of the French Embassy in Abuja, under the latter, AFD will provide technical assistance for the preparation and development ...

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EDF problems pile up as full nationalization looms

At the site of France’s first new nuclear reactor in more than 20 years, robots repair faulty welds as developer EDF rushes to open the plant after a decade of reputation-damaging delays. Ahead of him is a challenge of a different order of magnitude: a construction program to build six more, just as the French government, which already owns 84% ...

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8 musical films told entirely in song (and without dialogue)

Musicals are a popular genre of film that features characters singing songs and performing dance numbers as they would be seen on a stage. Many popular musical films have, in fact, been adapted from plays like Mama Mia!, a musical film so popular it even earned itself a sequel. While the only real criteria for a film to be considered ...

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WATCH: Davao City Highland Food and Nature Trip

Experience a sea of ​​clouds at New Year’s Peak Mountain Resort and satisfy your cravings for Canadian comfort food at the Pilgrim Cafe and Restaurant. Hernel Tocmo DAVAO CITY — As COVID-19 restrictions have eased, more and more people have started traveling and spending their time outdoors after two years of lockdown. For residents of Luzon, Baguio and Tagaytay City ...

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Maisonnave: relations between Greece and France “closer than ever”

ATHENS – Relations between Greece and France are “closer than ever”, French Ambassador to Athens Patrick Maisonnave said during a speech at a reception at the French Embassy to celebrate the July 14, France’s National Day, while highlighting the flight of the Greece Rafale plane over Paris during the celebrations. The event, held on Thursday evening, brought together, among others, ...

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The Italian government on fragile ground before a new vote of confidence

Published on: 07/15/2022 – 11:56 Roma (AFP) – Italians woke up to political uncertainty on Friday amid an unprecedented government crisis that has put Mario Draghi’s future as prime minister in limbo and raised the specter of a snap election. The prime minister of Europe’s third-largest economy will have until Wednesday to shore up his political support to save his ...

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Norwich pays tribute to the figure of the American Revolution

Chaplin re-enactors Mary and Neil Muckenhoupt walk to the grave of Samuel Huntington on Thursday July 14, 2022 at Old Norwichtown Cemetery in Norwich. The Norwich Area Veterans Council held a Bastille Day wreath laying ceremony in honor of Huntington, who served as the first President of the United States under the Articles of Confederation during the American Revolution , ...

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Europe Daily News, July 14, 2022 | Insights and Events

COMPETITION Mmarketing of perindopril: Advocate General Kokott proposes that the Court rule that all the agreements concluded by the Servier group with generic pharmaceutical companies constituted restrictions of competition by object and to annul the findings of the General Court concerning the agreements between Servier and Krka, on the one hand, and the definition of the relevant market for the ...

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Saudi Railways transports over 1.3 million pilgrims during Hajj season

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia and France share an old diplomatic relationship dating back to 1839, with the opening of the first French diplomatic post in the Arabian Peninsula. The ties flourished over time, eventually encompassing all aspects of bilateral cooperation on trade, cultural, educational and political agreements. Celebrating July 14, Arab News en Francais met with French Ambassador to Saudi Arabia ...

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Macron’s inflation-fighting bill faces narrow compromise in parliament

Macron’s party lost majority control in June Requires at least 39 more votes to pass lower inflation The opposition wants concessions, but the far right can cooperate PARIS, July 13 (Reuters) – The French government of President Emmanuel Macron, seeking votes to pass a cost-of-living bill after losing its majority in parliament, is open to amendments backed by conservative opponents ...

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What Sri Lanka can learn from India’s rise after the 1991 economic crisis

On July 14, 1789, an angry mob attacked the Bastille, the Paris state prison that had come to represent the dictatorial regime of the then monarchy. The event gave rise to one of Europe’s greatest revolutions, the French Revolution, which overthrew the monarchy by establishing a republic based on the ideas of “Liberté, égalite, fraternité” (freedom, equality and fraternity). More ...

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Payday Loans Market Report 2022-2027: Creditstar, Lending Stream, Myjar

payday loan OREGAON, PORTLAND, UNITED STATES, July 12, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — Allied Market Research released a report titled Payday Loan Market by Type (Storefront Payday Loans and Online Payday Loans), Marital Status (Married, Single and Other) and Customer Age (under 21, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50 and over 50): Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2021-2030”. The report offers a comprehensive analysis ...

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Mourners line up in Tokyo ahead of the funeral of Abe, Japan’s longest-serving prime minister

Published on: 07/12/2022 – 05:43 Japan prepared on Tuesday to bid farewell to Shinzo Abe, a polarizing figure who dominated Japanese politics for decades as the country’s longest-serving prime minister, before he was shot dead during a campaign rally on Tuesday. last week. Long lines of people dressed in black, mixed with others dressed in informal clothes with backpacks, formed ...

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Uber files a leak: Macron’s transactions could trigger a parliamentary inquiry

Comment this story Comment PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron was facing public criticism and parliamentary scrutiny on Monday after a trove of documents detailing close ties between him and Uber during his tenure as France’s economy minister. “It is urgent to be able to obtain clarifications and to draw the consequences,” said Alexis Corbière, the vice-president of the parliamentary ...

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Institut Curie and Thales join forces to create a world-leading French industrial ecosystem in very high-energy electronic FLASH radiotherapy

Radiotherapy: the FLASH revolution Discovered in 2014 in the laboratories of the Institut Curie by the team led by Dr. Vincent Favaudon, the FLASH effect promises to be a real paradigm shift in radiotherapy. Since the medical benefits of radiotherapy have been demonstrated, therapeutic programs have had to be carried out in several sessions to limit the side effects of ...

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‘Becoming Elizabeth’ Season 1, Episode 5 Recap

Become Elizabeth Necessity compels me to torment you Season 1 Episode 5 Editor’s note 4 stars **** Photo: Nick Briggs/Starz Did you think we were freed from Thomas Seymour by a lucky twist of fate? Good, think again because he is everywhere in this episode. And we’re taking some extra historical liberties this time around, which, *hammer blow*, I’ll allow, ...

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Expensive credit cards and payday loans have millions due – do you need cash?

MILLIONS who have missold unpayable card credits, loans and overdrafts could be compensated. Even those who have already paid off their debts could reclaim thousands if they can show that paying off the debt was difficult alongside day-to-day living. 3 Millions who have missold bad credit on cards, loans and overdrafts could be compensatedPhoto credit: Getty Lenders have a duty ...

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Prominent Egyptian activist marks 100 days of hunger strike

Published on: 07/09/2022 – 22:56 Cairo (AFP) – Supporters of prominent Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, who will mark 100 days of hunger strike on Sunday, are calling on Washington to help secure his release, a statement said. A major figure in the 2011 uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak, Abdel Fattah was sentenced in December to five years ...

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Let’s put an end once and for all to the ‘1812’ Overture

I applaud the decision certain American orchestras to remove Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture” from their July 4 concert programs. This musical composition is a tribute to the military power of Tsarist Russia, in particular the Russian victory over Napoleon’s invasion Grand Army at the Battle of Borodino in September 1812. When Napoleon withdrew from Russia at the end of that year, ...

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France bans pesticide use in more places, including private residences

The use of pesticides has been banned in more places in France in a new decree, including private gardens, hotels, campsites, theme parks, health establishments, sports facilities and cemeteries. The new decree entered into force on July 1. It extends the scope of the Labbé law, which prohibits the use of phytosanitary products in green spaces. These products can no ...

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Swiss fighter jet document reveals secret French tax offer

France’s latest bid to persuade Switzerland to buy its Rafale fighter jet appears to have failed. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. France has offered Switzerland a financial sweetener, worth an estimated 3.5 billion francs, to buy its Rafale fighter jets rather than American F-35A planes, according to a secret document seen by the Swiss public broadcaster FRS. ...

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Netflix is ​​co-funding Johnny Depp’s next movie

Netflix reportedly co-produces and plans to air Johnny Depp’s first movie after actor’s bitter defamation lawsuit against his ex-wife Amber Heard for describing himself as “a public figure representing domestic violence” in an editorial. Bloomberg reports that Netflix pays part of the bill for French actress / director Maiwenn Le Besco The Favoritea period film centered on the King of ...

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The French government lifts the lid on a jar of proposals to increase purchasing power

Published on: 07/07/2022 – 14:07 The French government led by Elisabeth Borne will present a series of measures on Thursday aimed at boosting purchasing power. Without an absolute majority in parliament, and with the opposition already in arms, the government risks being criticized, whatever it proposes. The government will introduce two bills. The first is an amending finance bill intended ...

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Homecoming: Romanian returns from Italy to taste success with his own artisanal salami business

After cultivating a taste for specialty meats during his years in Italy, Alin Macsim returned to Romania to start his own business. It currently produces and sells artisan salami under the brand name Gustarea Regelui (which would translate to The King’s Snack) in Timisoara and plans to add tastier treats to the offering, all made using traditional techniques. Alin Macsim ...

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UK denies Iranian reports that a British diplomat was arrested by Tehran for spying

Britain’s Foreign Office on Wednesday denied a claim by Iranian state media that Iran’s Revolutionary Guards detained a British diplomat and other foreign officials accused of spying. It was not immediately clear whether the diplomat and other foreigners were currently or previously detained. The country’s state-run IRNA news agency reported that the foreigners had been arrested, but did not say ...

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Iran accuses detained French couple of ‘undermining’ security | The Guardian Nigeria News

Iran on Wednesday accused a French couple detained in May while on vacation of having “undermined the security” of the country, the judicial authority said. Cécile Kohler, head of the French teachers’ union, and her partner Jacques Paris were arrested in early May while on Easter vacation in the Islamic Republic. They are accused by the authorities of seeking to ...

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BASTILLE! will be featured at The Tank for a single live performance

The Tank and The Essential Services Project will present in person a live presentation of BASTILLE!, designed and performed by John Fisher Thursday, July 14, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. EDT for a single live performance. It will be presented as part of The Essential Services Project, which is restarting with three new shows at The Tank – until July 28! ...

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Slovakia to ‘cut’ foreign policy dimension of Visegrád 4 – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, thanks to on-the-ground reporting by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of Capitals, be sure to take a look at the article Ukraine’s struggle to balance media freedom with national security interests written by Alice Taylor and Mathieu Pollet. European ...

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Backes of New Caledonia joins the French government

The president of the southern province of New Caledonia, Sonia Backes, has been appointed to the revamped and enlarged 42-member French government. Sonia Backes, President of the South Province, and Yves Dupas, Public Prosecutor Photo: provided FB Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne appointed her secretary for citizenship within the interior ministry, which joined the overseas ministry. The reshuffle means that the ...

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Algeria’s revolutionary history is tarnished by its regime

Algeria’s independence from France has been celebrated globally, but the 60th anniversary is likely to be overshadowed by decades of corruption, backdoor deals with the former colonizer and political repression by the regime, writes Abdelkader Cheref. Algeria declared its independence after signing the Evian Accords on March 18, 1962. [GETTY] On July 5, 2022, Algeria celebrates the 60th anniversary of ...

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Does this major archaeological discovery mean that fairies should be taken seriously?

Archaeologists in Sichuan Province, China announcement this week, they uncovered evidence of ancient efforts to commune with fairies. A cache of bronze, jade and gold artifacts as well as evidence of ancient sacrificial rituals have been unearthed. Some of the artifacts, the scientists say, are one-of-a-kind objects that hint at the “fairy world” of ancient Chinese religion and thought. But ...

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The Royal Commission for AlUla signs a train design agreement with the French company SYSTRA

India Focus – Chinese Great Wall Motor Halts Billion-Dollar Indian Projects; Ban on single-use plastic; Toyota unveils a hybrid car MUMBAI (Reuters) – China’s Great Wall Motor has suspended plans to invest $1 billion in India and laid off all employees at its operations there after it failed to secure regulatory approvals, three sources said on Friday. directly aware of ...

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Macedonians protest against French proposals on breaking with Bulgaria

SKOPJE, North Macedonia — Tens of thousands of people gathered outside government offices on Saturday evening to protest against a French proposal to resolve the dispute between North Macedonia and Bulgaria which is blocking the country’s accession negotiations with the European Union. The government of North Macedonia said the proposal was a “solid basis”. But the main centre-right opposition party ...

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Nicola Peltz and Brooklyn Beckham hold honeymoon in Saint-Tropez – Hollywood Life

See the gallery Image Credit: EliotPress/MEGA Brooklyn Beckham23 and Nicholas Peltz, 27, traveled to Saint-Tropez in France for their two-month honeymoon after their lavish wedding in Florida. The gorgeous couple were seen holding hands as they strolled through the stunning European commune on the French Riviera on Thursday, June 30. They made a pit stop during their afternoon outing at ...

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