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French police allegedly shot dead suspect in teenage beheading case

Europe 14:37 GMT 07.19.2021(updated at 2:38 p.m. GMT on 07/19/2021) Get a short url https://cdn1.img.sputniknews.com/img/07e5/05/1c/1083018296_0:320:3072:2048_1200x675_80_0_0_149c1c585cd2c18221fc34d2fb67867f.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png https://sputniknews.com/europe/202107191083414388-police-in-france-reportedly-shoot-dead-suspect-in-teen-beheading-case/ MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The police in the city of Marseille, in the south of France, have eliminated the suspected killer of a 13-year-old minor, whose decapitated body was found this weekend, have French media reported Monday. Police were looking ...

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“Transforming the Paris ring road could help unify the city or divide it”

A thunderous noise rises from the bottom of the vast roundabout on Place Skanderbeg between Paris and the suburb of Aubervilliers. Beggars stroll around every turn. On the greenery in the middle, people sleep in the street. A large white complex stands on the Aubervilliers side. Modern glass, steel and concrete construction will house the new workshops from the fashion ...

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The battle of Champagne against Champagne

Champagne’s quarrel with Russia is a case where the region has tasted its own medicine. Two things recently reminded me of the poor besieged winegrowers of the small wine-growing region of Champagne and their 50-year struggle to keep their name (a name that has been around since 885 BCE). The first was Russia’s recent stipulation that all non-Russian sparkling wines ...

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Producers assess the damage of the spring frost in the south of France

After an unusual spring frost that ravaged southern France in April, olive oil producers expect the upcoming harvest to be heavily impacted. François Aurouze, land and agricultural expert at Vignoble Conseil, said it usually takes time to notice the impact of frosts on the harvest, but In addition to this, you need to know more about it.“this had the effect ...

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Jovenel Moise: the President of Haiti assassinated

Published on: 07/07/2021 – 17:48Amended: 07/07/2021 – 17:46 Port-au-Prince (AFP) Jovenel Moise was a successful entrepreneur before embarking on Haiti’s tumultuous politics, but his presidency of the impoverished Caribbean nation oversaw a spiral of instability and a wave of violence that included his own assassination. Moise was a near unknown to the general public before becoming president in 2017, pledging ...

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20-meter hedge flown in front of the town hall in southwestern France

A 20-meter-long hedge was dug up and stolen during the night in a town in southwestern France. The hedge was planted in front of the town hall of Séniergues, in the Lot, last fall, and had reached a height of one meter. Composed of about twenty plants and planted by volunteers, it disappeared during the night of June 23 to ...

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Residents raise a glass at France’s new “favorite village”

A village in central France has beaten 13 others to be named the “Favorite French Village” for 2021. After weeks of voting, Sancerre, in the Cher, was named successor to Hunspach, in the Bas-Rhin, for the title The Preferred Village of the French in a special Wednesday, June 30, presented by Stéphane Bern. The hilltop village, surrounded by world-famous wine ...

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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 States share common goals and ...

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36% of town halls in France “will increase property tax”

More than a third of municipalities (36%) plan to increase their share of property tax property tax this year. The information comes from a survey conducted among 1,869 municipalities and inter-municipal authorities by the Association of Mayors of France (AMF). In 2020, that figure was 7%. The other municipalities expect to make no changes. The increase mainly concerns property tax ...

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Tunisia: municipalities assess the decentralization process

The National Federation of Tunisian Municipalities (FNCT) presented on May 26, 2021 its report on “Decentralization seen by the municipalities”. This report is the result of a national consultation of Tunisian municipalities organized with the support of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe project “Promoting local governance in Tunisia” between November 2020 and February ...

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