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French media publish an article about the attacks of Armenian radicals on the Azerbaijani embassy

By trend The French online newspaper La Gazette published an article on the regular attacks carried out by radical groups against diplomatic representatives of Azerbaijan abroad, in particular in Great Britain, the United States and France, and on the lack of reaction to these attacks from the police of these countries, reports Trend. . The article notes that after the ...

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Prime Minister Shehbaz meets President Macron and other leaders at the opening of the UNGA

NEW YORK: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif met with French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly here. It was the first meeting between a Pakistani leader and President Macron after diplomatic relations were affected after cartoons published by a French magazine following which mass protests broke out in Pakistan ...

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Europe’s Democratic Guardian Tiny Kox denies spying links to Russia

Tiny Kox, the Dutch leader of a venerable European democracy watchdog, has denied being a Kremlin fixer after a Russian spy described him as a privileged contact in leaked files. “These claims were false and unfounded,” Kox’s private office told EUobserver via email on Wednesday (September 14). Former PACE General Secretary Bruno Aller (right) during an official meeting with Russian ...

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Getting Lost by Annie Ernaux review – adrift in desire | Autobiography and memory

In 1988, award-winning French writer Annie Ernaux traveled to Soviet Russia. On the last day of the tour, in Leningrad, she began an affair with a married Russian diplomat from the Soviet embassy in France. He was 35 years old; she was 48 years old. When they returned to Paris, they continued. To get lost (now published in translation) is ...

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The US Embassy has ‘no details’ on the man who claimed to be staying there as a CIA agent

The US Embassy in Dublin told Gardaí that a man named James Mack identifying himself as a CIA agent never stayed at the embassy. During a colorful bail application earlier in the week, the defendant said he lives in hotels and at the US Embassy in Dublin and is the CEO of a company international with assets of 15 billion ...

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Our French connections – Manila Standard

“France is actively working with the Philippines and other countries to strengthen maritime security by exploring the prospects of defense partnerships that can lead to joint patrols to protect the exclusive economic zones of the respective jurisdictions” Long live France and long live the Philippines! A fitting cheer as France and the Philippines celebrate 75 years of diplomatic relations with ...

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Citizens of Germany, USA, France and all other eligible countries can enjoy all the benefits offered by Indian Visa Application Online.

Visitors from eligible countries can apply for Indian Visa online through Indian Visa Application Online – www.india-visa-online.org. Apart from the simplified visa application facility, it also provides applicants with many other benefits such as 24/7 support and assistance, email recovery service, privacy protection guaranteed privacy, no additional bank charges, etc. Applying for an Indian visa through www.india-visa-online.org is much easier ...

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Uyghur abuses in China ‘could amount to crimes against humanity’, UN says – Reuters

In a scathing report, the outgoing UN human rights chief confirmed that China has committed “serious human rights violations” against the Uyghur Muslim community, adding that such acts are potentially crimes against humanity. Michelle Bachelet, who released the long-awaited 48-page report only 13 minutes before the end of her term on Wednesday evening, called on countries to stop repatriating Uyghurs ...

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The French Film Festival will be launched today aboard a 126-year-old sailboat

The 33rd Cork French Film Festival kicks off in style in Cork Harbor today with a special event aboard Belem. Steeped in history, the 126-year-old French sailboat will host a small group of guests for a preview of what promises to be four magical days celebrating the best of French cinema. The event will take place in the presence of ...

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Paul Ryan, Soho regular, French movie buff, Brando biographer and jazz singer – obituary

Paul Ryan, who died at the age of 69, later became known as a jazz singer, specializing in the authoritative Great American Songbook, although he had many other strings to his bow. He was born on December 30, 1952 and grew up in Cardiff, where his father was an electrician. His mother was a waitress and amateur dancer and young ...

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Mo Abudu makes his directorial debut with two films

Media entrepreneur and EbonyLife Group CEO Mo Abudu is set to direct two short films. Although her company has served as executive director for some films, she said this will be the first time she’s been in charge of the entire filmmaking process. Recall that Abudu attended the London Film School in 2017, where she took a directing course. In ...

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From the United States to China and Europe, Saudi Arabia seizes the diplomatic moment | Stone Apps

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev last Wednesday became his country’s first leader to visit Saudi Arabia in 30 years, the latest recipient of a Saudi diplomatic offensive that has included the United States, France, China and other countries. other powers. Four years after the assassination of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul alienated foreign leaders from the world’s largest oil ...

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City Life Org – Joe’s Pub Announces Second Annual Habibi Festival Lineup October 11-15 – Sounds of Mauritania, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Palestine with Noura Mint Seymali, Bedouin Burger, Bnat El Houariyat & Esraa Warda, Yacine Boulares ‘Night in Tunisia + More!

Bnat El Houariyat and Esraa Warda: Courtesy of the artist JOE’S PUB ANNOUNCES SECOND ANNUAL 2022 HABIBI FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OCTOBER 11-15 SOUTH-WEST ASIAN AND NORTH AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL WITH NOURA MINT SEYMALI, BEDOUIN BURGER AND THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF BNAT EL HOUARIYAT & ESRAA WARDA AND YACINE BOULARES NIGHT IN TUNISIA HABIBI FESTIVAL & JOE’S PUB INTRODUCE AJOYO, ESRAA WARDA ...

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The Moroccan Federation asks the French Embassy to reimburse rejected visa applications

The Moroccan National Federation of Consumer Rights (FMDC) has sent a letter to the French Embassy in Rabat, urging the diplomatic office to appeal to French consulates in order to reimburse all applicants whose visa applications have been rejected. “The restrictions on the granting of this document were imposed by the French government without having informed the consumer applying for ...

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White House Officials Privately Express Concern Over Classified Information Passed to Mar-a-lago – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

(CNN) – White House officials have privately expressed deep concern over the slice of classified documents brought to former President Donald Trump’s Florida home, including some documents that are only intended for viewing in secure government facilities, CNN has learned. As more information has emerged since FBI agents combed through the former president’s private residence, current administration officials are increasingly ...

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The Cuban Ambassador welcomes the initiative of the French Association | New

Otto Vaillant, Cuban Ambassador to France, expressed his gratitude to the association Cuba Coopération France (CubaCoop) for its contribution to the country. CubaCoop recently donated 45,000 euros to support the serious accident in the western province of Matanzas. RELATED:Cuba: update on the application of customs and tariff rules The Cuban official met with the president of CubaCoop, Victor Fernandez. The ...

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Frenchman dies after being hit by sailor’s car in Phang Nga

A Frenchman was killed on a zebra crossing in the southern province of Phang Nga after being hit by a sedan driven by a Thai sailor. The suspect driving the vehicle denies hitting and killing the Frenchman despite a security camera clearly showing otherwise. Officers from Khao Lak Police Station were notified of the accident outside a convenience store in ...

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Taliban failures accelerate Afghan brain drain, hitting already crippled economy (Part I)

The mass exodus triggered by the Taliban’s takeover in August 2021 has forced Afghanistan’s new leaders to appeal to Afghans to stay and help rebuild the country. But after a year of Taliban rule, the economy is in tatters, trust has been shattered and Afghanistan’s best and brightest aren’t coming back – they’re fleeing in droves. A few days before ...

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Three French Rafale planes stopover in India during Indo-Pacific deployment

A contingent of the French Air and Space Force, including three Rafale jets, was hosted in India during the Indo-Pacific deployment, according to a statement issued by the French Embassy in New Delhi. A contingent of the French Air and Space Force, including three Rafale aircraft, was welcomed for a technical stopover at the Air Force station in the ...

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Italy, France, Denmark and the UK have deadlines to make documents public, despite Bolaos’ claim

Ireland and Austria, countries where secrets can remain secret In Ireland They have a 30-year limit, known as “thirty year ruleAlthough the Official Secrets Act of 1963 of this country does not establish a time limit, National Archives Act (1986) sets a limit on access to public archives that does not compromise state security, as the Irish Embassy in Spain ...

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‘Fresh Baguette’ promised at McLean Bakery opening this fall | FFXnow

The concept behind Fresh Baguette is evident from its name. Serving freshly baked artisan bread and pastries, the Bethesda-based bakery is on the rise in the DC area, with its new store set to open in McLean early this fall. If the store passes its final inspection by the Fairfax County Health Department this week, it will be on track ...

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Citizenship by descent and marriage.

My fiancé and I are trying to move to Paris in the coming years. We’re dissecting the intricacies of achieving this goal, but we’re unclear on some things. Here is the situation: My fiancé was born in New York Her mother is a French citizen with a valid French passport. We are trying to find out if his birth has ...

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2 years after the explosion, part of the giant silos in Beirut collapses

BEIRUT (AP) — A large block of the giant grain silos at the port of Beirut, shredded by a massive explosion two years ago, collapsed on Thursday as hundreds of people marched through the Lebanese capital to mark the second anniversary of the explosion that left dozens dead. The north block of the silos, made up of four towers, had ...

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Iraq – Meeting between Ms Catherine Colonna and her counterpart (02 August 2022)

Ms Catherine Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, spoke on the telephone today with her counterpart, Mr Fuad Hussein. The French Minister reiterated France’s commitment to a stable, sovereign and prosperous Iraq. As such, she expressed her concern about recent developments in Iraq. She called on all parties to show calm and restraint, while respecting the Iraqi institutions and ...

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No, Idaho is not becoming the Fourth Reich.

Are there racists in Idaho? At least one, according to some newspaper reports. A guy apparently brags about living here and anticipates the creation of an ethno-state. Idaho has some history here, but so do some other states. McKean and Potter counties in northwestern Pennsylvania were briefly hotbeds for white supremacists in the early 1990s. Newspaper coverage allowed them to ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Macron says compromise reached on EU accession talks for North Macedonia

Ukraine claims its forces forced Russian troops off Snake Island in the Black Sea, a claim Russia has denied, with Moscow calling it a withdrawal of its forces as a ‘goodwill gesture’ to show that the country does not impede efforts to allow the export of agricultural production. The report came on June 30 as fighting raged in Lysychansk and ...

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Webinar “The Dreyfus affair: the political scandal that shook France”

Wed, Jun 29, 2022 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) Tickets ($12.47) here. Can’t make it live? Subscribe and access the full replay for a week! New York Adventure Club | www.AdventureClub.com About this event In December 1894, a 35-year-old French artillery officer of Jewish origin was convicted of passing military secrets to the Germans. What at ...

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South Korean ex-SEAL doesn’t regret Ukraine

Published on: 06/27/2022 – 07:12 Seoul (AFP) – A former South Korean Navy SEAL turned YouTuber who risked jail time to leave Seoul and fight for Ukraine says it would have been a “crime” not to use his skills to help. Ken Rhee, a former special warfare officer, registered at the Ukrainian embassy in Seoul when President Volodymyr Zelensky called ...

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JBA discusses Franco-Jordanian investment cooperation and prospects | Company

Ammon News – President of the Jordanian Businessmen’s Association (JBA), Hamdi Tabbaa, held talks with the French Ambassador to Jordan, Véronique Vouland, on economic relations and investment prospects, at the headquarters of the embassy. According to a statement from the JBA released on Saturday, the discussions focused on the opportunities available in promising economic sectors and ways to develop relations ...

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The French envoy will organize a reception for the B-International consortium

B-International is a collaborative project for capacity building in higher education between Pakistan, UK, France, Italy and Spain DNA ISLAMABAD: On the occasion of the very first meeting of the B-International consortium in Pakistan, the French ambassador to Pakistan, Nicolas Galey, invited the representatives of these 8 universities, as well as the ambassadors of the United Kingdom, Italy and Spain, ...

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One dead as gunmen storm Sikh temple in Afghan capital

Published on: 06/18/2022 – 14:34Amended: 06/18/2022 – 14:32 Kabul (AFP) – Gunmen stormed a Sikh temple in the Afghan capital on Saturday, killing at least one member of the community and injuring seven others, the interior ministry said. Ministry spokesman Abdul Nafi Takor said the attackers threw at least one grenade when they entered the temple, sparking a fire in ...

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Live Updates: Russia’s War in Ukraine

From left, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz travel on a train bound for Kyiv after leaving Poland on June 16. Leaders of the European Union’s three largest countries – France, Germany and Italy – arrived in Kyiv on Thursday morning for a high-profile trip intended to ease tensions over what Ukrainian ...

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Costa Rica Theatrical show is a social inclusion project:

The stage of the Melico Salazar Popular Theater will host the theatrical show “Si nosotras fuéramos ellos” (“If we were them”), a production that takes the stage with the representation of 43 young people from vulnerable areas of the country. The show is a version by French playwright Serge Sándor, inspired by the play “La Cruz”, by Costa Rican Fernando ...

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French cyclists travel through Kazakhstan to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities

NUR-SULTAN – A couple of French travelers, Émilie and Davy Sanchis, recently came to Aktau as part of their world cycling tour, which aims to promote the inclusion of people with Down syndrome and other disabilities through sport, reported the French Embassy in Kazakhstan. Sanchis traveled to certain regions of France as part of their project. Photo credit: akimat (municipal ...

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Dominica: French government provides helicopter to help find kidnapped student

Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit has expressed sadness over the abduction of 12-year-old Kernisha Etienne and ordered that all state resources be used in search and rescue efforts while a demand helicopter assistance from the French government was provided. Skerrit, who is attending the ninth Summit of the Americas in the United States, had posted a vocal statement on ...

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MOFA opposes statements by France, the United States and the United Nations on the death sentences of four people

He spoke out against the statements made by France, the United States and the UN on the death sentences of four people including U Phyo Zeyar Thaw and U Jimmy alias Kyaw Min Yu, announced the Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( MOFA). MOFA is referred to the statements of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic ...

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Queen Elizabeth II, Horses and the Platinum Jubilee

Placeholder while loading article actions LONDON — Officially, her title is “Elizabeth II, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and her other realms and territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith.” Missing from the list? Racehorse owner. The Queen is and has been — ever since she was ...

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French nationals arrested in Iran amid nuclear talks – The Organization for World Peace

May 11e, Iran announced that it had arrested two European nationals for allegedly trying to sow chaos and “destabilize the country”, according to France 24. French authorities finally established that those arrested were Cécile Kohler, international representative from the education union, and her partner, who disappeared while on vacation in Iran. The Iranian government has accused inmates of encouraging chaos ...

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RFC and the French INA sign a memorandum of understanding on audiovisual cooperation | Culture & Society

Ammon News – The Royal Film Commission (RFC) and the National Audiovisual Institute (INA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (9MoU) on Monday, with the support of the French Embassy in Amman, to strengthen and expand their cooperation in the field of training professionals and students in the audiovisual industry. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by RFC Director General Mohannad ...

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Putin warns French and German leaders about arms deliveries to Ukraine | Russo-Ukrainian War

Vladimir Putin told Frenchman Macron and German Scholz that continued arms deliveries to Ukraine were “dangerous”. Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz against increasing arms deliveries to Ukraine, saying it could lead to further destabilization. The Kremlin said Putin made his comments during a three-way phone call with French and German ...

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

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

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

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

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Conductor David Niemann to lead QPO to celebrate Europe Day 2022

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

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

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

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Two French trade unionists accused of spying in Iran

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

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French envoy, KC principal discuss education plan

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

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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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