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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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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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#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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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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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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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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‘I live on crumbs’: why older Algerians risk small boats to Spain | Global development

A7am on a clear day in Algiers, Nouara looks out the window at the narrow street below that leads to the market and says, “I can’t stand living here anymore. Nouara, 65, wants nothing more than to leave her country and is now considering boarding one of the boats that ferry migrants on the often deadly Mediterranean crossing to Spain. ...

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Modi-Macron friendship put Indo-French ties on solid ground

It is said that the French are guided by the “heart” when they vote in the first round of the presidential election and the “head” in the second. The news that the “head” has won once again and that the electorate has given incumbent President Emmanuel Macron a 17% lead (compared to 32% in 2017) over Marine Le Pen, in ...

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Three Covid-19 experts in Singapore honored by the French government

SINGAPORE – Three Covid-19 experts in Singapore were knighted by France on Tuesday 26 April, in recognition of their exceptional contributions in the field of health and science, in particular during the Covid-19 pandemic, which contributed strengthen ties between the two countries. Singapore’s Chief Health Scientist, Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, and National Center for Infectious Diseases Executive Director, Leo Yee ...

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Exit polls in France predict Macron should be re-elected with almost 60% of the vote

PARIS, France (AFP) — French President Emmanuel Macron defeated his rival Marine Le Pen in the presidential elections on Sunday, projections showed, sparking a wave of relief in Europe that the far right had been prevented from taking power. Centrist Macron was expected to win 57.0-58.5% of the vote to Le Pen’s 41.5-43%, according to projections by French TV polling ...

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Launch of French Bee’s Los Angeles-Paris flights from $321

We’re breaking the news on skyrocketing airfares with a new low-cost option for West Coast travelers to France. Share this article AAfter restarting its San Francisco-Paris flights last fall, French Bee, the low-cost carrier from Orly Airport in Paris, is now launching a new Los Angeles-Paris route with reduced fares from $321 one way (or $642 round trip). Starting April ...

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The Netherlands and France reopen their embassies in Ukraine

The government of the Netherlands has announced that its embassy in the Ukrainian city of Lviv has started offering its services, operating with a limited number of staff. “By returning first to Lviv in western Ukraine with a small staff, the embassy will get a good picture of the security situation there,” he added. pointed out in this regard the ...

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Cuban academic describes his visit to France as “fruitful”

Paris, April 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban academic and deputy Eduardo Torres Cuevas concluded a week of work in France that he described as “fruitful”, the result of meetings held and opportunities to strengthen ties in various sectors. “We can say that our expectations, which were to discuss ideas, develop or consolidate relationships and meet friends, were exceeded, and the environment ...

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Tribute to Renaud Salins, former French envoy to Oman

Muscat – It is with great sadness that the French Embassy in Oman announces the death of Renaud Salins, who was French Ambassador to Oman from September 2017 to August 2021. He passed away on April 6. A great diplomat and writer, he deeply loved this region of the world and particularly Oman, where he had many friends. Through his ...

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China slams US virus ‘accusations’ as Shanghai lockdown drags on

Published on: 04/10/2022 – 12:04 Shanghai (AFP) – China has slammed the United States for making “baseless accusations” about its Covid-19 policy, after a spike in cases in Shanghai prompted the US consulate to let some staff leave the locked-down megacity. Beijing’s zero Covid strategy has come under strain since March as more than 100,000 cases in Shanghai saw its ...

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China wins gold medal for virus handling: Xi Jinping

Shanghai faces a food crisis as lockdown orders persist. Now even billionaires are struggling to get what they need. At the same time, violence erupts in the city. We contacted the local police for more details and got unexpected answers. A Kansas professor has been found guilty of concealing ties to China while conducting research funded by the US government. ...

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French foreign minister summons Russian ambassador over Bucha tweet

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the rabid Russian nationalist lawmaker whose political rise in the early 1990s scared the West and underscored the fragility of democracy in the immediate post-Soviet era, has died. He was 75 years old. Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin said Zhirinovsky died after a “long and serious illness”. Zhirinovsky had been in a Moscow hospital since early February ...

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Puppet show held in Chennai as part of Bonjour India Festival 2022 – The New Indian Express

Express press service Karna, Kanchana, Minoo, Chinna and a parakeet were the focus of everyone at Phoenix MarketCity on Friday night. As the puppets, carried by French performers on their backs, paraded around the vast arena, the audience studied their every move. Children cheered each time the massive creations said “hello”. One of the cheeky male puppets even handed out ...

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The French Embassy calls for vigilance citing the risk of terrorism at Easter and during Ramadan » Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, April 2 – The French Embassy in Kenya has urged Kenyan citizens and foreign nationals in the country to be vigilant during the upcoming Easter and Ramadan holidays, citing an increased terrorist risk in the country. He further warned all those present in the country during this period to avoid gatherings which could be potential targets for terrorist ...

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Russian nuclear weapons makers use Swedish technology – 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. European news you deserve to read. welcome to Capitals by EURACTIV. Today’s edition is powered by EDAA.A BIG conversation about data-driven advertising in Europe is underway! The online advertising industry in Europe is listening and ...

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Is European technology regulation a gift for Russia?

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine shows that Europe’s defenses are fragile. The EU must learn and give more weight to security, including cybersecurity. In the wake of the Russian invasion, European plans to regulate technology look like a relic of a bygone era. There is an urgent need to rethink the assumptions and purposes of the Digital Markets Act (DMA), the ...

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The NEHU likely to collaborate with French institutes

SHILLONG, March 25: North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) is seeking to partner with universities and institutes of higher education in France for academic and cultural collaborations.The Consul General of France, Didier Talpain and his team made up of Dr Fabien Chareix, Scientific and Academic Cooperation Attaché, French Institute in India, French Embassy in India and Noémie Gicquelet, French Language Cooperation Attaché, ...

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Taliban vow to address ‘all concerns’ from China during Wang’s visit

Published on: 03/24/2022 – 14:42 Kabul (AFP) – The Taliban said on Thursday they had assured Beijing’s top diplomat of any concerns that China could “emerge from Afghan soil”, ahead of a key meeting with their neighbors next week. China shares only part of the border with Afghanistan, but Beijing has long feared its conflict-ridden neighbor could become a staging ...

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Ukraine news live: Russia is committing “almost every war crime humanity has seen”; 10 million are fleeing their homes in conflict; cruise missiles ‘launched from the seas’ | world news

Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy this afternoon, according to a reading provided by Number 10. The Prime Minister asked about Zelenskyy’s latest assessment of “Ukraine’s military needs in the face of Russian aggression”, a Downing Street spokesman said. Mr Johnson also “expressed his intention to advance Ukraine’s interests in NATO and G7 meetings this week ...

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¨I’m going to Cuba¨, chant the French

The orchestra that enlivened one of the moments of this four-day event succeeded in making the imagination of the French fly to an island located thousands of kilometers away in the Caribbean, where they expect much more than the sun and the Beach. I absolutely want to go to Cuba as soon as possible. I was told that I couldn’t ...

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French and German officials offer support to Russian TV anti-war protester

The super yacht Valerie docked in Barcelona, ​​Spain on March 1. (Angel Garcia/Bloomberg/Getty Images) Spanish authorities have seized a $140 million yacht “from one of Russia’s top oligarchs” in the port of Barcelona, ​​Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Monday evening in a television interview. They did not name the oligarch. “We have seized – the technical term is temporarily ...

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Chinese artist unveils painting for Ukraine, ‘which has already won’

Published on: 03/12/2022 – 09:38Amended: 03/12/2022 – 09:36 Beijing (AFP) – China has so far refused to condemn its Russian ally’s war, but Chinese painter Huang Rui is convinced Ukraine has already won. The artist told AFP that he had suspended his other projects to focus on a work on Ukraine after hearing the news of its invasion on February ...

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Tensions between Ukraine and Russia at the Saudi arms fair

Published on: 03/10/2022 – 17:42Amended: 03/10/2022 – 17:40 Riyadh (AFP) – Far from the war raging thousands of miles away, Russian-Ukrainian tensions were on full display at a Saudi arms fair, where personnel from each country eyed each other warily over their latest weapons. Russian military hardware at the World Defense Show in Riyadh this week far outweighed the display ...

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‘Lithuania mania’ sweeps Taiwan as China spits sizzles

Published on: 09/03/2022 – 02:50Amended: 09/03/2022 – 02:49 Taipei (AFP) – The small handful of Lithuanians living in Taiwan are suddenly all the rage among islanders after their tiny Baltic nation did something Taipei has long staked its identity on: stand up to China. In the months after Taiwan opened a de facto embassy in Vilnius, Richard Sedinkinas says he ...

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Latest Ukraine-Russia news: Russia to “open humanitarian corridors” in several Ukrainian cities; Zelensky warns Putin “there will be a judgment” | world news

The Ukrainian armed forces have taken stock of the main Russian targets. “The enemy continues the offensive operation against Ukraine, focusing on encirclement of Kiev, Kharkiv, Chernihiv, Sumy and Mykolaiv, reaching the administrative borders in the Lugansk and Donetsk regions, creating a land corridor with the TOT from Crimea in the direction of Mariupol – Novoazovsk,” they said in a ...

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Poems and Rhapsodies: UConn Professors Fuse Ukrainian, French, British and American Sound

Centaur Records released the highly anticipated album “Poems & Rhapsodies” on February 11, 2022, recorded by the National Symphony of Ukraine with Volodymyr Sirenko as conductor, and features three distinguished professors from UConn’s music department – Solomiya Ivakhiv, associate professor of violin and viola, string leader and violinist; Kenneth Fuchs, professor of music composition and Grammy-winning composer; and Sophie Shao, ...

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Spain and France study abroad in summer

COVID-19 restrictions have eased, allowing students to return to Lyon and Avila this summer. Photo courtesy of Marisa Perez-Bernardo. In the summer of 2022, the French and Spanish departments will send students to study abroad at outside universities – in Lyon and Avila respectively – for the first time since 2019. This decision was made in part due to the ...

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PhilFrance scholarships are still open for applications for Filipinos

If you are a Filipino student looking for opportunities to further your education in Europe, look no further. The French Embassy in the Philippines has published a declaration on its website earlier this year encouraging Filipino students to study in France through the PhilFrance scholarship program and the PhilFrance-DOST scholarship programwhich are currently open for applications for the 2022-23 academic ...

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Letter from Paris: Watch Russia invade Ukraine from here

After weeks of tension, Russian President Vladimir Putin decided yesterday, February 24, to declare war and invade Ukraine. World leaders reacted immediately, strongly condemning the military attack as a disaster for Ukrainian democracy, which declared a state of emergency shortly after Putin authorized the military action. As France prepares for a presidential election in the coming weeks, the campaign is ...

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US and Europe say space cooperation with Russia not yet affected by Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON — US and European officials said Feb. 23 that space cooperation with Russia was unaffected even as that country continues to threaten a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. At a space diplomacy roundtable hosted by George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, US State Department officials said cooperation between NASA and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency on the Space Station international community ...

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Honduran ex-president seeks house arrest as US seeks extradition

Published on: 02/22/2022 – 05:44Amended: 02/22/2022 – 05:43 Tegucigalpa (AFP) – Lawyers for Honduran ex-president Juan Orlando Hernandez, wanted on drug trafficking charges in the United States, requested on Monday that he be placed under house arrest while the extradition case against him continues, a doorman said. -word. The 53-year-old is accused of facilitating the smuggling of some 500 tons ...

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Arville Walt | Obituaries | The daily object

Arville Walt Arville (Les) Walt, 96, of Sunbury, died on February 16, 2022. He was born in Sunbury, April 8, 1925, the son of the late Jacob and Catherine (Zimmerman) Walt. He attended schools in the Sunbury area. At 17, he enlisted in the army, where he became a combat medic in the 35th Infantry Division. He served in the ...

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Visit of the French Ambassador to the University of Nicosia, KNEWS

Her Excellency, the Ambassador of France, Mrs. Salina Grenet-Catalano, paid a visit to the University of Nicosia on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, following an invitation from the Rector of the University, Professor Philippos Pouyioutas. During the meeting, Ms. Grenet-Catalano and Rector Pouyioutas discussed the respective education systems of the two countries and had the opportunity to explore possible areas of ...

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Indian embassy in Kyiv asks Indians to leave Ukraine

US President Joe Biden said Russia’s Defense Minister said some military units from Russia were returning from their positions near Ukraine. However, he added that the United States had not yet verified the troop withdrawal. and insisted analysts warned there was a presence of more than 150,000 troops encircling Ukraine and Belarus. He urged Americans to leave Ukraine and also ...

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Police surround former Honduran president’s home as US seeks extradition

Published on: 02/15/2022 – 06:01 The United States has called on the Honduran government to arrest and extradite former President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a Honduran government source said Monday, as police surrounded the former leader’s home. Speculation has swirled for months that the United States was planning to extradite Hernandez when he left office amid charges of colluding with drug ...

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A wave of embassies decamps in western Ukraine – POLITICO

Western governments evacuating diplomatic personnel from Kiev are increasingly setting up temporary embassies in Lviv, a Ukrainian city near the Polish border. The move comes as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine intensify. US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke separately with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour each on Saturday as ...

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Israel evacuates Ukrainian embassy staff, families of diplomats; issues a travel warning

The Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning for Ukraine on Friday and announced the evacuation of embassy employees and the families of Israeli diplomats on duty amid fears of a Russian invasion. A ministry statement urged Israelis currently in Ukraine to consider leaving the country and “in any case to avoid approaching centers of tension.” He called on Israelis there ...

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Start of trial for “coup” of the former Bolivian president

Published on: 02/10/2022 – 06:26 La Paz (AFP) Some call her a ‘political prisoner’, but others say she led a coup: former interim president Jeanine Anez will go on trial on Thursday accused of orchestrating the ousting of her predecessor as leader from Bolivia, Evo Morales. Conservative Anez, 54, has been in pretrial detention for 11 months. She has been ...

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The crisis that marked Blinken’s first year

In another example, department officials noted that the Biden administration stepped in to help Lithuania, through the U.S. Export-Import Bank, after China launched a trade war against the tiny country. Baltic. The aid has been welcomed, both by smaller nations that have been caught between the United States and China under the Trump administration, and by close allies who have ...

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Luxembourg asks Lebanon for information on the finances of the head of the central bank -Lebanese source

Lebanon’s Central Bank Governor Riad Salameh speaks during a news conference at the Central Bank in Beirut, Lebanon November 11, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Azakir Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIRUT, Feb 5 (Reuters) – Lebanon has received a letter from the Luxembourg authorities requesting information about the bank accounts and assets of the head of the Central ...

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France and Latvia discuss digital sovereignty / Article

“The event aims to analyze both the challenges and opportunities of technological transformations, both at the institutional level (States, European Union and international system) and at the societal level (for actors from civil society and the economic sector) . inventory, it will be a question of solutions that can be implemented at the level of the States and the European ...

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China’s Standoff with France and the EU on the Uyghur Issue – Greek City Times

China denounced a French parliament resolution a few weeks ago accusing Beijing of committing genocide against its Uyghur Muslim population, a move that soured relations ahead of the Winter Olympics. The resolution joined a chorus of Western nations condemning Beijing for what they say is the incarceration of an estimated one million Uyghurs in forced labor camps, calling “the atrocities ...

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Foreign Secretary Marise Payne to visit France to restore relations after underwater row

Marise Payne is set to travel to Paris next month for a key meeting between European and Indo-Pacific foreign ministers, potentially offering the government a chance to start mending relations with France following the acrimonious dispute over subs. -sailors. Key points: Foreign ministers’ meeting expected to focus on building greater ‘strategic autonomy’ and increasing investment in the Indo-Pacific The United ...

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“Killed by indifference”: France shocked by death in a busy Paris street | France

The death of an 85-year-old man who allegedly succumbed to hypothermia after falling and spending nine hours lying and ignoring on a bitterly cold street in central Paris has sparked grief, anger and disbelief in France and beyond. Rene Robert, a Swiss photographer known for his shots of some of Spain’s most famous flamenco stars, died last week after slipping ...

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orocco, “strong partner” on which France and Europe can rely (French deputy)

MOROCCO, 27 January – French MP Jacques Maire, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly and President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group of the Council of Europe, underlined the importance of Morocco as a “strong partner on which France and Europe can count”. During talks with Driss El Kaissi, Consul General of ...

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France opens 2 scholarship programs for Filipinos

MANILA – The French Embassy in Manila is now accepting applications for two government scholarship programs for the 2022-2023 academic year. The first program, called “PhilFrance Scholarships”, targets highly qualified candidates who have demonstrated strong academic and leadership qualities in their academic and professional activities. Scholarship holders can pursue a master’s taught in French higher education institutions, public or private, ...

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Ladies in White opposition leader arrested in Cuba

Published on: 01/24/2022 – 10:18Amended: 01/24/2022 – 10:16 Havana (AFP) – A prominent Cuban dissident was arrested along with three other women in Havana, the capital, on Sunday, her husband said. Berta Soler, who leads the Ladies in White protest movement, was arrested before a regular demonstration in support of political prisoners, former dissident Angel Moya confirmed to AFP. Long ...

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US Embassy in Ukraine ‘requests evacuation of staff’ amid war fears | Ukraine

The US Embassy in Ukraine has requested the evacuation of all non-essential staff amid growing fears of an imminent Russian invasion and the overnight arrival of arms deliveries promised by President Joe Biden, according to a CNN report. US evacuations are expected to begin “as early as next week”, the US cable news channel said, citing a source close to ...

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Last Minute Weekend Ideas in the DC Area 1/20-1/23

A “Roomie-bot”. Photo courtesy of Arts and Industries Building. Have a nice week end Hello neighbor, A scoop for you! The National Geographic Museum has just announced that it reopen in February with two exhibitions: “Once Upon a Climb: Stories From Everest” and “The Greatest Wildlife Photographs”. The museum offers free admission throughout the month of February upon prior registration. ...

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Sudanese streets barricaded, shops closed after 7 killed

Published on: 01/18/2022 – 13:42 Khartoum (AFP) – Sudanese closed shops and barricaded streets in Khartoum on Tuesday in a campaign of civil disobedience to protest one of the bloodiest days since an October coup derailed the country’s democratic transition. Security forces killed at least seven people in anti-coup protests by the thousands on Monday, bringing the total number of ...

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key dates of the French presidential election

France will potentially elect a new president this year unless voters remain loyal to Emmanuel Macron, elected in 2017. We outline the key dates for voting and beyond below. January 1st This is the date when candidates are officially monitored for the time they spend speaking on television and radio, to ensure balanced coverage. Monitoring will be carried out by ...

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Vladimir Putin News: Russia Will Stage False Flag Attack on Its Own Embassy to Trigger War in Ukraine | World | News

The potential trigger for a war between the United States and Russia was revealed after US intelligence agents uncovered Russian saboteurs inside Ukraine. US intelligence says Kremlin operatives are plotting a “false flag” operation to create a pretext to invade Ukraine. This could potentially drag the US into conflict with Russia, as US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland has refused ...

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British authorities suspect a Chinese spy active in parliament

Published on: 01/14/2022 – 02:02 London (AFP) – Britain’s security services have warned MPs that a suspected Chinese agent is “knowingly engaging in political interference” in parliament, authorities said on Thursday. The office of Commons Speaker Lindsay Hoyle confirmed that it had emailed MPs advising them of the incident, in consultation with the security services. “The President takes the safety ...

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“Photography and research are essential to public discourse”

Located 32 km east of Kathmandu, Panauti, to many, may seem like a city frozen in time. Unlike most Newa towns in neighboring Kathmandu Valley, Panauti still retains its old world charm. But a new book of photography by social anthropologist Gerard Toffin and photographer based in Panauti Prasant Shrestha, ‘Panauti: Past-Present [1976-20]’, shows how this historic city has changed ...

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France to host the 2025 World Cup

The Rugby Union World Cup is set to return to France more than 70 years after the nation hosted the inaugural tournament, with French Prime Minister Jean Castex announcing details of the successful 2025 bid on Tuesday. France has been the IRL’s favorite venue for the 2025 World Cup and FFRXIII President Luc Lacoste has secured the support of the ...

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Kazakh President issues kill order to quell protests

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday issued a shooting order to kill security forces in the face of protesters after a week of unrest in the Central Asian country. In a nationally televised address, the president said: “Terrorists continue to damage public and private property and use weapons against civilians. I ordered the police to shoot to kill without warning. ...

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Brexit news: UK van and trailer drivers face charges of £ 660 this year | United Kingdom | News

Post-Brexit rules for entering the EU from the UK will mean that an additional license is needed to bring a van or large car trailer across the border to the block. From May 2022, an International Freight Vehicle Driver’s License will be required for UK-based van drivers. The rule will only apply to those who transport goods for commercial purposes ...

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A new variant of COVID-19 emerges in France with more mutations than omicron

Sir David Attenborough calls again to save plant life with BBC TV series ‘The Green Planet’ BOGOTA: Rising over 250 feet above the forest floor, California redwoods are the largest living things on the planet. It is at the foot of one of these 3,000-year-old giants that English broadcaster and nature historian Sir David Attenborough opens his new series, “The ...

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France provides P115-M to support Odette’s relief efforts in Bohol, other provinces

MANILA – The French government has allocated 2 million euros (approximately 115.5 million pesos) to support the relief efforts underway in the Visayas and Mindanao following the destruction caused by Typhoon Odette. “Following the damage caused by super typhoon Odette (Rai), which claimed nearly 400 lives and displaced tens of thousands of people in the Philippines, France stands alongside the ...

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Sadler’s Wells conductor knighted for service to dance

Sadler’s Wells boss Alistair Spalding has said he is sharing his knight with his “wonderful team”. he artistic director and CEO of the London Theater has been awarded the New Year Honors for service to dance. He said: “It is a great honor that the work of Sadler’s Wells is recognized in this way. “It has presented and invested in ...

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Sudanese forces seal Khartoum ahead of new anti-coup rally

Published on: 12/30/2021 – 10:32 Khartoum (AFP) – Sudanese security forces deployed on the streets of Khartoum on Thursday, isolating the capital from its suburbs and cutting off the mobile internet as opponents of the military government prepared to stage further protests. Pro-democracy activists continued a campaign of street protests against the army’s October 25 coup despite a crackdown that ...

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Russian FM: Security talks with US to start after the holidays | Ap

Russia: security talks with US to start after holidays MOSCOW – Talks between Russia and the United States on Moscow’s demand for Western guarantees preventing NATO expansion in Ukraine will begin immediately after the New Year’s holiday period, Russia’s top diplomat said on Monday. “It is with the United States that we will conduct most of the negotiations, which will ...

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Who is Ashneer Grover? Shark Tank India Judge Ashneer Grover Age, Biography, Wife, Kids & More

Who is Ashneer Grover? Shark Tank India Judge Ashneer Grover Age, Biography, Wife, Kids & More: Ashneer Grover is making headlines and also circulating on social media platforms. As he is now a successful businessman. So people are more and more impatient to know him so you are on the right platform as we are going to update you about ...

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Libya urged to postpone presidential poll ‘quickly’

Published on: 12/24/2021 – 9:32 PMAmended: 12/24/2021 – 9:30 PM London (AFP) – The United States and four European powers on Friday urged war-torn Libya to quickly set a new date for a delayed presidential election. In a joint statement, they urged the leaders of the North African country to designate a new date “quickly” and release the final list ...

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Palace thanks the international community for its help to the victims of Odette

MANILA – Malacañang on Wednesday thanked countries and organizations for their support to areas affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Acting presidential spokesman, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, said those countries and organizations have pledged financial and in-kind assistance. “We are also grateful to our friends in the international community, our partners and our allies for their offers of assistance,” ...

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Audiences thanked as KRF’s collective effort gets Kent through Shorts Straits festive run

Kent residents and motorists were thanked for their patience as Kent Resilience Forum (KRF) partners worked around the clock with the Port of Dover and Eurotunnel over the pre-Christmas weekend to help thousands passengers to get to their destination safely. The Port of Dover is a vital trade gateway. Image credit: Port of Dover Already a traditionally busy period for ...

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The light of days and nights | Art & Culture

Farida Batool. Across in the Lights exhibition, there is a painting by Zahoorul Akhlaq in another room of the National Art Gallery, Islamabad. Title A radio photo of an unidentified object, this 1973 canvas, contains light: strands of rainbow hues have turned into dark spots entering a frame in the form of a manuscript page. Akhlaq suggests that light is ...

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Russia urges West to release Afghan funds to stem migrants

Published on: 12/17/2021 – 09:26 Moscow (AFP) – The Kremlin has urged Western leaders to unfreeze Afghan assets to fund humanitarian aid and prevent an exodus of migrants to Europe fueled by the Taliban takeover. The international community does not recognize the die-hard Islamist group, which seized control of Afghanistan in August after the hasty withdrawal of foreign troops from ...

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France, Germany and Ukraine seek new peace talks with Russia

Macron, Scholz and Zelenskiy reunited in Brussels Leaders aim to revive four-party talks with Russia Leaders of five former Soviet Union states join EU for summit Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova finally want to join the EU BRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (Reuters) – Leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine on Wednesday sought to relaunch talks with Russia while maintaining pressure on Moscow ...

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The trip could have killed them. But people fleeing economic wreckage in the Middle East say they would do it 100 times more

By Tamara Qiblawi, CNN Four-year-old Azhi is limping in a makeshift center for migrants on the Polish-Belarusian border. Grabbing his mother’s hand for support, he carefully slid his legs under piles of donated blankets. Metal rods rise above the people to support a giant zinc roof. Azhi, who has leg braces, smiles and eyes wide. It’s hard to say that ...

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France commits € 75 million to support the growth of Ghanaian MSMEs

Ambassador of France to Ghana, Anne Sophie Avé Anne Sophie Avé, Ambassador of France to Ghana, said her country has allocated € 75 million of investment in Ghana to support micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs). The amount is part of an investment of 3.5 billion euros for African countries as part of the “Choose Africa” initiative, aimed at offering ...

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In Saudi Arabia, Washington City Council renames street in front of embassy, ​​says Khashoggi

In a scathing rebuke to one of the United States’ oldest allies in the Middle East, the Washington, DC city council passed a bill renaming the street outside the Saudi embassy after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Khashoggi was brutally murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018 by a team of Saudi assassins who, according ...

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Pricer France receives the “2021 Excellence Award – Innovation in the digitalization of retail”

Pricer France received the “2021 Excellence Award” from the Swedish Chamber of Commerce (CCSF) in France for its innovation in the digitalization of retail. The award was presented by HRH the Crown Princess victoria of Sweden during the prestigious Franco-Swedish Evening on December 6 at the Pavillon Vendôme – historical monument of the Palace of the Swedish Bank in Paris, ...

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Joint statement on Macron’s visit to Saudi Arabia: need for Lebanese government to implement reforms, limit weapons to legitimate state institutions

The French Embassy in Beirut on Sunday released the joint statement on the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, published by the Elysee Palace this afternoon. The press release states: “Building on the solid relations of friendship and cooperation between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and France, President Emmanuel Macron visited the Kingdom of ...

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The French Ambassador visits an immersion school in Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (AP) – Nestled in an oak-lined neighborhood of Lafayette is Myrtle Place Elementary, where more than 350 children from kindergarten to grade five learn in French. The school is one of the few schools in the state to be considered a full French immersion school, meaning that everything rather than a percentage of daily instruction takes place in ...

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France secures interest in peace and stability in Indo-Pacific region amid territorial dispute – Manila Bulletin

New / national / France ensures interest in peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region amid a territorial dispute France ensures interest in peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region amid a territorial dispute The French government has ensured its interest in peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region amid continued tension in the South China Sea involving the Philippines, ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Brunei hospitality warms the outgoing French envoy

James kon Outgoing French Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Christian Ramage is due to leave the Sultanate today, taking with him a suitcase of fond memories after a successful four-year tenure promoting bilateral and diplomatic relations between the two countries. Ramage said: “France and Brunei Darussalam have enjoyed good relations since the start of diplomatic relations in 1984. We opened our ...

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Biden tells Macron US is ‘awkward’ in Australian submarine deal – NBC10 Philadelphia

Working to work things out with a former ally, President Joe Biden told French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the United States had been “awkward” in handling a secret US-UK submarine deal with the United States. Australia, an agreement which left France in a bind. and shaken Europe’s faith in American loyalty. Biden and Macron greeted each other with ...

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Israel accepts 3,000 additional housing units for settlers

Israel accepts 3,000 additional housing units for settlers JERUSALEM – Israel on Wednesday approved about 3,000 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a day after the United States issued its toughest rebuke to date against such construction. This was the biggest announcement of settlement plans during the Biden administration. The plans were approved by a Defense Ministry committee, ...

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American pilgrimage through France in honor of unknown soldier of World War I ends in Paris

A member of the American Legion in France attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on October 26, 2021. The event marked a series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States grave in Arlington National Cemetery. (Alexander W. Riedel / Stars and Stripes) PARIS – ...

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After 30 years, a promise of democracy still broken

On October 23, Cambodia commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords (PPA), which marked the official conclusion of the Cambodian-Vietnamese war. The deal has also been touted as the official end of Cambodia’s long civil war, although some have disputed the idea. On the eve of the anniversary, twenty women married to imprisoned politicians demonstrated in front of ...

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Independence Seaport Museum celebrates significant anniversary

Sign up for our daily email newsletter to stay up to date with the latest local news across Philadelphia. What is the story for you? It’s an interesting question and one that sets the stage for an assortment of answers, but what is undeniable is that history is undoubtedly important in understanding how we got to our present. At the ...

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Deadly clashes as banned Pakistani party continues to protest

A radical Islamist party said on Saturday that five of its supporters died in clashes with authorities in Lahore, eastern Pakistan, after two police officers were killed in the unrest. On Friday, more than 1,000 people from Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) gathered after prayers to demand the release of their detained leader, blocking roads and firing projectiles. The protests continued on ...

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Blinken meets Colombian embassy staff affected by “Havana syndrome”

Published on: 22/10/2021 – 00:10Amended: 10/22/2021 – 00:09 Bogota (AFP) During a visit to the embassy in Bogota, Blinken discussed what are officially known as “abnormal health incidents” in a meeting with staff and then met privately with those affected, said an official from the State Department. “He heard from their experiences and reiterated that the issue and their care ...

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Former ‘400 Mawozo’ hostages describe ordeal as Haitian gang demands $ 17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries

Survivors of a previous kidnapping by the notorious Haitian 400 Mawozo gang have revealed details of the life of a hostage, with the group currently demanding a $ 17 million ransom to free 16 captive Americans and one Canadian. The group of missionaries affiliated with Christian Aid Ministries were kidnapped at a checkpoint in the capital of Port-au-Prince on Saturday, ...

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France returns the marble angels stolen from the Church of Italy in 89

ROME – A British art collector who bought a pair of 17th century marble angels from a Neapolitan antique store two decades ago returned the winged ‘putti’ to the Italian art police after learning that they had been stolen from a church. Italian Carabinieri Art Police said the anonymous collector attempted to resell the angels at an antique store in ...

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A charity supports relatives facing a crisis abroad

When Esther Dingley’s remains were found in August, more than eight months after she went missing on a solo hike in the Pyrenees, her family in Britain were supported by LBT Global. Chief Executive Officer Matthew Searle said he receives about 3,000 missing person inquiries a year. “Most can be resolved quickly. For example, a mother contacted us because she ...

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Spies nearby? American suburban couple accused of espionage | West Virginia

WWhen accused spies Jonathan and Diana Toebbe were escorted to a West Virginia court to be brought to justice on espionage charges, they looked like any middle-aged suburban couple: struck by a dramatic turn in the circumstances that arise when placed in an orange jumpsuit and restrained by handcuffs. But the story of the Toebbes, 42 and 45, is now ...

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Australian insurer explains disaster of French submarine deal

Last month, the Australian government’s decision to drop a $ 90 billion French submarine deal sparked an uproar. Paris called the debacle a “stab in the back” and withdrew Ambassador Thebault. With diplomatic relations still very delicate, IB turned to someone who can help explain possible problems. Australian insurer Simon Garske (pictured) is construction manager for Agile Underwriting Services. He ...

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Former Crimean prosecutor and manga star appointed Russian ambassador

Published on: 13/10/2021 – 13:40Amended: 10/13/2021 – 13:38 Moscow (AFP) Russia on Wednesday appointed a staunch supporter of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea as ambassador to the Cape Verde Islands, a move according to observers that shows its fall from Kremlin favor. Natalya Poklonskaya became the main prosecutor of Crimea after breaking with the Kiev authorities following Moscow’s takeover of the ...

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Envoy praises Qatar-France relations and launches 6th edition of ‘Good France’

Envoy praises Qatar-France relations and launches 6th edition of ‘Good France’ Oct 12, 2021 – 8:30 AM Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Faivre speaking at the event. The French Ambassador to Qatar HE Jean-Baptiste Faivre praised the solidity of relations between the two countries. Speaking at a press conference yesterday at the launch of the 6th edition of Goût de France / Good ...

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Abia seeks a partnership with the French government on agriculture and the economy

From Okey Sampson, Umuahia The governor of the state of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu, sought greater cooperation between the state and the French government to help develop the agricultural sector, micro-small and medium-sized enterprises as well as the economic city project of ‘Enyimba. Governor Ikpeazu, speaking in Paris, at a meeting with French Minister of Trade and Commerce Franck Riester, Ikpeazu ...

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French Embassy announces English language assistants program

Views : 8 Posted: Saturday, October 9, 2021. 11:23 a.m. CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Embassy of France has announced the recruitment for the 2022-2023 program of English assistants for Belizean university students who wish to teach English while learning French. “This program allows young university students to help teach the English language in a school in France, while ...

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Call Taiwan a country, the French senator said, angering China

Alain Richard, head of the Taiwan Friendship Group of the French Senate and former French Minister of Defense, and other members of the French delegation attend a press conference in Taipei, Taiwan on October 8, 2021. REUTERS / Yimou Lee TAIPEI, Oct. 8 (Reuters) – Taiwan should be considered a country, a senior French senator said on Friday during a ...

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The French government awards the distinctions Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit to Mr. Peter Borer

HONG KONG, Oct. 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) is delighted to announce that the French government has awarded the distinction of Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit on MSM Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Pierre Borer, during a private ceremony held ...

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NATO bans spying on 8 Russian mission members

Published on: 06/10/2021 – 20:10 Brussels (AFP) NATO announced Wednesday that it had withdrawn their accreditation from eight members of the Russian mission to the Alliance, calling them “undeclared Russian intelligence officers”, that is to say spies. A NATO official said that “we can also confirm that we have reduced the number of positions the Russian Federation can accredit to ...

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How an Afghan girl found a home for her bird after escaping the Taliban

In a touching account on Twitter, the French ambassador to the United Arab Emirates recounted how he helped save the pet bird of an Afghan girl who fled Kabul during the Taliban takeover. Perched in a cage that now sits in the garden of the French Embassy in Abu Dhabi, Juji – the name given to the black and white ...

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Vice-President of the European Commission visits the new Maspero metro station in Cairo

Rania Al-Mashat, Minister of International Cooperation, and Franciscus Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission, visited the new Maspero metro station as part of the third phase of line 3 of the Cairo metro. Among the visitors were also Christian Berger, Ambassador of the European Union in Egypt; Alfredo Abad, head of regional representation at the European Investment Bank (EIB); ...

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