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A communication campaign to promote tourism professions and trades

On September 13, the French Ministry of the Economy launched a large communication campaign throughout France and on many media as part of the Destination France plan to raise awareness among young people of the diversity of training courses and trades and professions in tourism. , a sector that recruits thousands of people and offers diversified career paths. The tourism ...

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Why opposition leaders are attacking the BJP and the CBI

Has the Central Bureau of Investigation become a government stooge? The country’s top investigative body has often been criticized for its role as a government watchdog. But while such accusations have been leveled against the body for decades, even in the days of Congress, a new investigation by The Indian Express has revealed that over the past eight years of ...

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France denies being able to stop electricity exports to Italy

A view of the Electricite de France (EDF) company logo on the facade of EDF’s headquarters in Paris, France, July 7, 2022. REUTERS/Johanna Geron Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 17 (Reuters) – France on Saturday denied reports that utility company EDF (EDF.PA) had warned Italy it could suspend electricity exports to the country and ...

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All sides of the debate on the independence of New Caledonia meet in Paris

Talks involving New Caledonia’s pro and anti-independence sides as well as the French state will continue in Paris next month. This was announced by the French Deputy Minister for Overseas Territories, Jean-François Carenco, in Noumea at the end of his official visit to the territory. The talks are framed as a meeting of a committee of partners, which is to ...

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France is not falling into recession, according to Le Maire

French Minister of Economy and Finance Bruno Le Maire delivers a speech during the MEDEF trade union summer forum “La Rencontre des entrepreneurs de France, LaREF” at the Paris Longchamp racecourse in Paris, France, on August 30, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 14 (Reuters) – French Finance Minister Bruno Le ...

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Ethiopian Tigray rebels say they are ready for AU-led peace talks

Published on: 09/12/2022 – 01:54Amended: 09/12/2022 – 01:52 Nairobi (AFP) – Ethiopian rebels in Tigray said on Sunday they were ready for a ceasefire and would accept an African Union-led peace process, removing an obstacle to talks with the government to end nearly two years brutal war. The announcement came amid a flurry of international diplomacy after fighting erupted last ...

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Iran hails Queen’s death with official silence

Published on: 09/10/2022 – 09:04Amended: 09/10/2022 – 09:02 Tehran (AFP) – Tehran has avoided any official comment on Queen Elizabeth II’s death, but some Iranians have expressed outright hostility, accusing Britain of supporting the late shah’s regime. Unlike many countries with full coverage, the Islamic Republic’s state television reported the bare minimum Thursday on the death of the woman who ...

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Biden to discuss JFK’s lunar speech in fight against cancer

Published on: 09/07/2022 – 18:44 Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden will refer to John F. Kennedy’s famous 1962 speech on sending an American to the moon next week when he outlines his government’s goal of halving cancer deaths, announced the White House on Wednesday. Biden will mark the 60th anniversary of JFK’s “Moonshot” speech with an event at the ...

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France will choose a new EDF boss in the “coming days” – minister

A flag with the logo of the company Electricite de France (EDF) and a French flag flies next to the EDF power plant in Bouchain, near Valenciennes, France, September 29, 2021. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 6 (Reuters) – France will choose the new boss of state-owned electricity giant EDF in ...

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How France went from banning MMA to hosting Ciryl Gane vs. Tai Tuivasa for UFC Fight Night

MMA has fought for acceptance around the world and France has been one of the last battlegrounds. Brutal? Absolutely. Barbaric? Only to the uninformed. But it was the wisdom that prevailed across the Channel. Ciryl Gane, the country’s hottest prospect for a first French-born UFC champion, will headline the promotion’s historic first visit this Saturday against fellow heavyweight Tai Tuivasa. ...

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Live updates: French utility group EDF will restart all nuclear reactors this winter

Ukraine’s president has criticized the UN’s atomic watchdog for failing to call for the “demilitarization” of the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, where its inspectors arrived on Thursday. “Unfortunately, we have not yet heard from the International Atomic Energy Agency the main thing – the call for Russia regarding the demilitarization of the plant. And how can you do without ...

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France’s budget minister announces $100-a-month electric vehicle rental plan

Michel SimariCar and driver French President Emmanuel Macron has a plan to encourage the rental of electric vehicles by subsidizing them so that the user only pays around $100 a month. The plan, announced by French Budget Minister Gabriel Attal on French news channel LCI on Sunday, is based on a presidential campaign promise Macron made in April. According to ...

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Australian Defense Minister to visit France, Germany and Britain to strengthen relations

Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles speaks to the media during the 19th Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore June 12, 2022. REUTERS/Caroline Chia Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Aug 28 (Reuters) – Australia’s defense minister said on Sunday he intended to deepen defense ties with France, Germany and Britain during visits to European partners this week, saying ...

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Opinion: 200 years after Napoleon’s defeat, the French and British are still exchanging blows

As Russia launches accelerated salvoes on neighboring Ukraine, even threatening nuclear Armageddon, it seems the United Kingdom and France – both members of NATO – have still not managed to put things right. British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who is in the midst of a bitter intra-party battle against Rishi Sunak for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party, was ...

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Term limit line leaves Thai PM facing calls to resign

Published on: 08/23/2022 – 05:40Amended: 08/23/2022 – 05:38 Bangkok (AFP) – A legal showdown that could oust Thai Prime Minister Prayut Cha-O-Cha reaches the country’s constitutional court this week, threatening further political turmoil for the kingdom months before national elections. The former general clung to power through massive anti-government protests in 2020, a deadly pandemic, a shaky economy and dozens ...

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Relics of Saint Bernadette to travel to Scotland from Lourdes

Relics of the patron saint of a French city visited by millions of Catholics each year are to travel to the UK for the first time. Carfin’s Cave in Motherwell, which celebrates its centenary this year, has been included as a Scottish stopover for a two-day exhibition of relics belonging to Saint Bernadette. Bernadette Soubirous was the eldest daughter of ...

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France has withdrawn its last troops from Mali

IN JANUARY 2013 French forces entered Mali to stop columns of separatists and jihadists from the north threatening Bamako, the capital. At first, their intervention, at the request of the Malian government, was a resounding success. Within weeks, northern towns such as Gao and Timbuktu were liberated. But what was supposed to be a brief operation turned into an uphill ...

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Mali accuses France of arming Islamist fighters in letter to UN

Mali’s Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Minister Abdoulaye Diop attends a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (not pictured), in Moscow, Russia May 20, 2022. Yuri Kadobnov/Pool via REUTERS Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BAMAKO, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Mali says France violated its airspace and delivered weapons to Islamist militants in a bid ...

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Malian Prime Minister Choguel Maiga placed in “forced rest” by a doctor | New

Maiga is suffering from exhaustion after working for 14 months without a break, according to her office. Malian Prime Minister Choguel Maiga was placed on enforced rest by his doctor on Saturday after months of intense efforts, his office said. “After 14 months of uninterrupted work, the Prime Minister, Head of Government, Choguel Kokalla Maiga has been put on forced ...

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How France has made progress in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria

Since 2000, France has been a driving force in the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria, diseases which together kill more than 5 million people each year despite being treatable and preventable. This year, the country has a chance to prove that it is still committed to ending the three killer diseases. Civil society organizations are urging France to ...

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FBI Raid on Trump: Healthy Democracies Often Investigate Former Leaders

Comment this story Comment You are reading an excerpt from Today’s WorldView newsletter. Sign up to get the rest for freeincluding news from around the world and interesting ideas and opinions to know, delivered to your inbox every day of the week. If you were immersed in America’s right-wing media ecosystem, you would think the end of time had come. ...

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Chadian military government and rebel groups sign pledge during talks with Qatar | News | DW

The military government and more than 40 rebel groups in Chad on Monday signed in Doha, Qatar, a commitment to a ceasefire ahead of talks scheduled later this month in Chad’s capital N’Djamena. National reconciliation talks are scheduled for August 20. Prior to these talks, the Chadian military government pledged “not to conduct any military or police operations against the ...

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Channel smugglers lower prices and cram more people onto boats | Immigration and asylum

Smugglers have lowered their prices and are cramming more people than ever into already overcrowded and fragile boats, the Guardian has learned. This week, 696 asylum seekers crossed the English Channel from France to the UK in one day, the Ministry of Defense said. Rising numbers of arrivals in more crowded boats with cheaper crossing prices demonstrates that plans to ...

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Governor Edwards and economic development officials to travel to the Netherlands and France to further develop water management and economic partnerships

BATON ROUGE, The. – This Friday, Governor John Bel Edwards will lead a delegation of business and state leaders on an economic development, water management and resilience mission to the Netherlands and France. The delegation includes representatives from Louisiana Economic Development, Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority, Gulf Water Institute, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Gulf Research Program, Port ...

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Court hears arguments on GN’s appeal to dismiss NTI’s language education lawsuit

Justice August 2, 2022 – 6:33 p.m. EDT Government Says Charter Section That Protects Equality Does Not Apply To Language A hearing on the Government of Nunavut’s request that a judge dismiss Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s lawsuit over Inuktut education began Tuesday in the Nunavut Court of Justice. (File photo) By Nunatsiaq News ...

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Dover Border Travel Chaos

© Gary Perkins There have been major delays at Dover in recent days, raising concerns that congestion will continue at the UK border in the long term The problems were significant, with traffic at a standstill, with many waiting for more than five hours in their cars and trucks. Although there appears to have been an improvement in Dover, concerns ...

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The vegetarian ‘steak’ spared the knife in France

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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EDF problems pile up as full nationalization looms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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France bans pesticide use in more places, including private residences

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

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

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

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

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

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Backes of New Caledonia joins the French government

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

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Macedonians protest against French proposals on breaking with Bulgaria

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

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Shipping company CMA CGM to cut prices for French retailers in fight against inflation

A shipping container belonging to CMA CGM crosses the Suez Canal in Ismailia, Egypt October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, June 30 (Reuters) – Shipping company CMA CGM [RIC:RIC:CMACG.UL] will cut container shipping rates by about 10% for large retailers in France to support government measures to curb inflation, ...

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of France Emmanuel Macron

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, on the sidelines of the G7 summit. Prime Minister Trudeau and President Macron exchanged notes on advancing G7 priorities, including climate action, food security, energy, and sustainable growth and development, and agreed on the importance of continued military, financial and humanitarian support to the government and people ...

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French energy giants: reduce fuel and electricity consumption now

PARIS — Leaders of three French energy companies called on the French public on Sunday to immediately reduce consumption of fuel, oil, electricity and gas amid shortages and soaring prices due to supply cuts from Russia and the war in Ukraine. “The effort must be immediate, collective and massive,” said the leaders of the three companies, TotalEnergies, EDF and Engie ...

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Quebec premier rejects multiculturalism as province celebrates National Day

Grade 6 student Maram Makhlouf moved from Germany to Quebec about three years ago and on Thursday she was in a Montreal park with her family to celebrate the province’s national holiday, or National Holiday. She said the day is “really important to me even though I’m not from here”. But she disagrees with Premier François Legault’s assertion earlier in ...

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Mi’kmaw Chief Calls on Government of Prince Edward Island to Change Name of Neighboring Community

Bethany Knockwood says she hopes her young son doesn’t have to see the name Savage Harbor on a sign in the nearby community when he’s old enough to read. So she was happy on Tuesday — National Indigenous Peoples Day — to hear Abegweit First Nation Chief Junior Gould officially ask the provincial government to change its name. “We are ...

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Stocks rebound slightly as investors weigh central banks’ next move

LONDON, June 20 (Reuters) – Stock markets posted modest gains on Monday after last week’s heavy losses as investors braced for a host of speakers from the U.S. Federal Reserve this week, where they could underscore their commitment to fight inflation regardless of the rate pain required. Trading was diluted by a US holiday and investors predicted another choppy session. ...

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Orea closes the first tranche of a private placement

VANCOUVER, BC, June 17, 2022 /CNW/ – Orea Mining Corp. (“Orea”) (Toronto Stock Exchange: OREA) (OTCQX: OREAF) (ESF: 3CG) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of its previously announced private placement (the “First installment“) (see press release of June 13, 2022), generating a gross product of CA$215,000 through the issue of 4,300,000 shares of Orea ...

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The fight between the French government and the city of Grenoble over burkinis

The city of Grenoble has contacted the government to find out whether the burkini should be authorized in swimming pools. The case will now go to the highest court in the land The burkini has been controversial in France since 2016. Representative image/AFP The burkini – a swimsuit that covers the whole body except the face – is at the ...

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Umiami Opens New Plant-Based Innovation Center in Europe’s Silicon Valley – vegconomist

June 13, 2022 1655111187 Categories Alternatives to meat and fish Image source: François Veron Social networks The French food-tech company Umiami has opened its new production site to develop its whole vegetable cuts. The new Umiami innovation center is based on the Saclay plateau, also known as Europe’s Silicon Valley. Umiami, the innovator of vegan chicken breasts, claims that already ...

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Australian government agrees to pay French submarine contractor Naval Group $835m for canceled contract

The Australian government will pay French shipbuilder Naval Group $835 million in compensation, after last year’s decision to tear up a $90 billion contract to build 12 submarines. Key points: Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says total amount spent on submarine program is now $3.4 billion The abandonment of the French submarine contract is the result of Australia’s entry into the ...

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Disney scraps ‘Strange World’ theatrical release in France citing ‘heavy’ movie rules

The Walt Disney Co. SAY is in a row with the French government over theatrical window mandates. The Burbank, Calif.-based entertainment giant is pulling its upcoming animated feature, “Strange World,” from French theaters and sending it straight to the Disney+ streaming service. What happened: In February, France updated its rules on the window between a theatrical release and a streaming ...

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Bill 96: the EMSB files a legal challenge against the French law in Quebec

The province’s controversial French-language reform law already has its first legal challenge less than two weeks after it was passed in Quebec’s Legislative Assembly. The English-Montreal School Board (EMSB), the largest English-language school board in Quebec with more than 44,000 students, filed a motion in Superior Court seeking a judicial review of Bill 96. In his application, EMSB President Joe ...

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French government says economic difficulties will persist until 2024

Ramin Mazaheri TV press, Paris The French government has effectively declared that the current economic woes of the people will persist for years. Unprecedented inflation may not pick up again until 2024, which could cause major problems for recently re-elected President Emmanuel Macron. The French government has warned not to expect inflation to return to normal before the end of ...

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Sovereign debt level causes new political headache in France – EURACTIV.com

As the European Central Bank (ECB) suggests that raising interest rates is no longer a taboo, the issue of public debt reduction has returned to the French political agenda. EURACTIV France reports. French public debt levels are reaching record highs at 115% of GDP, almost 20 points higher than in 2019. French economic growth projections, which were expected to maintain ...

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Russian troops enter Sievierodonetsk in eastern Ukraine

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — The Russian-battered eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk looked set to become another Mariupol on Monday, as the mayor told The Associated Press that Russian troops had entered, electricity and communications had been cut off, and “the city was completely destroyed. Moscow is seeking to conquer all of Ukraine’s industrial Donbass region, and Sievierodonetsk is the key. ...

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The French government saves films better than Hollywood

France is investing in bringing cinema to life. What would it take for the United States to follow suit? Fifteen years ago, I made my first trip to the Cannes Film Festival and spent two intense weeks consumed by cinema. It was a chaotic experience dominated by exhaustion and attempts to stay awake and consume as many movies as possible. ...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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The French government wants to block burkinis in swimming pools

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

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Australian Prime Minister makes last push for re-election

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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When voters abstain, France notices – UK should learn to do the same | Oliver Haynes

Four distinct political blocs were revealed by the first round of the French election: a radical left, something approaching a centre-right, the extreme right and those who looked at the choices offered and said “nothing all of this “. One of the many remarkable things about this French election was the seriousness with which abstainers were taken. In his victory ...

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Renault in talks to sell its Russian operations for one ruble

PARIS—French automaker Renault HER RNO 1.02% is in talks with the Russian government over selling its 68% stake in Russia’s largest automaker to a state-backed entity, according to a report in Russian state media. The French automaker is expected to sell its stake in AvtoVAZ for the symbolic sum of one ruble to NAMI, a state-backed automotive research and development ...

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Morrison’s visit to a French bakery brings up awkward memories, as Labor tries to claim coalition turf

A gentle hand is needed when handling a macaroon. Press too hard and the small French pastry may crack. “They are very delicate, aren’t they?” Prime Minister Scott Morrison asked as he smashed a lid on a pink macaroon while campaigning in Townsville. “Be careful when you put it down,” a chef offered as Morrison tried to take two. We ...

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Remains of 17 French WWI soldiers buried in Gallipoli | United States government and politics

By MEHMET GUZEL and SUZAN FRASER – Associated Press CANAKKALE, Turkey (AP) — The remains of 17 missing French soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gallipoli during World War I were handed over to French military officials on Sunday and laid to rest alongside other fallen comrades more than a century after their death. The remains were found during ...

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A language bill sends shivers down the spine to some Quebec hospitals

Quebec Premier Francois Legault is pictured during a news conference after meeting with Canada’s provincial premiers in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, December 2, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MONTREAL, April 22 (Reuters) – A planned change to French language laws in Quebec could see understaffed hospitals in the Canadian province grapple with hiring ...

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Deliveroo found guilty of abusing passenger rights in France

PARIS, April 19 (Reuters) – Two former bosses of Deliveroo (ROO.L) were given a one-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 30,000 euros ($32,380) by a French court on Tuesday for abusing the freelance status of runners working for the British takeaway delivery platform. The company was also fined up to 375,000 euros and will have to publish the ...

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Friend of Francis Bacon snubs Tate to donate artwork to Paris instead | Francis Bacon

A vast collection of artwork by Francis Bacon will be donated to France rather than the Tate following a dispute between the gallery and one of the artist’s closest friends. Barry Joule, who was Bacon’s confidant, said he was so frustrated with the Tate’s inability to exhibit an earlier donation of the artist’s work that it canceled plans to donate ...

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Appointment of unilingual NB lieutenant governor violated charter, rules rule

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s appointment of a unilingual lieutenant governor in New Brunswick in 2019 violated language guarantees in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, a Court of Queen’s Bench judge has ruled. Chief Justice Tracey DeWare says the Charter protections of New Brunswick’s unique bilingual status mean that a lieutenant governor of this province must be bilingual. Brenda Murphy ...

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Global stocks stumble as investors worry about inflation

Global stocks, government bonds and oil prices fell on Monday as investors worried about the effect of rising interest rates and inflation in Europe and the United States, and coronavirus shutdowns in China. Wall Street’s benchmark, the S&P 500, fell 1.2%, led by technology and energy stocks. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite lost 2.2%. Hawkish comments from Federal Reserve officials helped ...

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Orbán, Le Pen…the voters send a chilling message to the embattled center of Europe | will huton

JToday’s Brexit Tories will hate the comparison, but there are awkward parallels between their national agenda and the newly elected and avowed Hungarian apostle of democratic illiberalism, Viktor Orbán, the ultra-nationalist and anti-immigrant Frenchwoman Marine Le Pen and the Obscure Law and Justice of Poland. to party. All claim boastful nationalism and contempt for international law, all aim to create ...

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Can taxes predict the winner of the UEFA Champions League?

Before competing in the UEFA Champions League, European football clubs also compete to attract the best players. After the “Bosman judgment” abolished the limit of foreign players allowed in a team, in 1995, the share of foreign players in European football clubs increased significantly. With the high degree of cross-border mobility in Europe, taxes become a very important factor as ...

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Biden administration imposes new sanctions on Russian banking institutions and Putin’s daughters

The United States is taking further steps to increase economic pressure on Russia and President Vladimir Putin following horrific images of the Ukrainian town of Bucha, announcing new sanctions on Russian financial institutions, as well as certain people on Wednesday. , including Putin’s adult daughters and the wife and daughter of his foreign minister. “Today we are significantly compounding the ...

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France pushes for energy sanctions against Russia | National government and new policies

By SAMUEL PETREQUIN – Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday there was “total determination” by the 27 European Union countries for sanctions against Russia that could target oil and coal. on evidence that his troops deliberately killed Ukrainian civilians. Europe’s reliance on Russian oil, gas and coal means finding unanimity on energy ...

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The French Rendez-Vous Festival kicks off with a bang

The fourth edition means a return to the public square after the disruptions caused by COVID-19 The fourth edition means a return to the public square after the disruptions caused by COVID-19 Giant puppets strutted along the seafront of the Promenade in a show that fused spectacle, street theatre, performance art and music to mark the start of the 2022 ...

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The Brief – Trump language obscures race for Élysée – EURACTIV.com

As the French presidential elections on April 10 and 24 approach, the idea that the ballot could be stolen or rigged is gaining ground, a claim advanced by candidates from all political backgrounds who seek to distract and manipulate or sincerely believe. But stolen by whom? On this point, none of those who cry foul is clear. Jfar-right candidate Éric ...

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Russian-Ukrainian war: Moscow hints at reduction of objectives to focus on the “liberation” of Donbass – live | world news

The announcement [from the Russian defence ministry earlier] seemed to indicate that Moscow might move on to more limited goals after encountering fierce Ukrainian resistance during a month-long war. The senior US official suggested that Russia’s activities on the ground appeared to largely support Moscow’s announcement. “They prioritize it and we agree, our information matches that,” the official, speaking on ...

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Latest war in Ukraine: Google confirms that Russian users are having trouble accessing its news services

Chinese netizens called it a ‘proxy war’: Three weeks ago, two pensioners at a Shanghai park argued over the conflict in Ukraine that left 70-year-old Shen Jianguo backed by Russia , bleeding from the ear and trending on social media. The Chinese government has leaned toward Russia, backing Moscow’s complaints about NATO expansion and refusing to label its actions an ...

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A Paris taxi driver files a complaint against Tesla after a fatal accident

Content of the article We apologize, but this video failed to load. A Paris taxi driver files a complaint against Tesla after a fatal accident Back to video The French government said in the days following the crash that Tesla told it there was no immediate indication of a technical fault. Sarah Saldmann said her client filed a criminal complaint ...

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Escape to France with your British sticker

Simon Calder, also known as The Man Who Pay His Way, has been writing about travel for The Independent since 1994. In his weekly opinion column, he explores a key travel issue – and what it means for you. Do you own a car? Does it have a GB sticker? Heading to continental Europe? If you answered yes, it is ...

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Russian auction house faces boycott by art world figures | Russia

A day after the horrific bombing of a Ukrainian maternity ward, visitors to the Mayfair offices of Russian auction house Phillips couldn’t help but wonder if a preview of the event seemed subdued. “It was quiet,” said one attendee at the preview, where viewers sipped espressos as vintage German-made Lange watches, tagged with six-figure prices in dollars and Swiss francs ...

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Exclusive: US spy agency investigating satellite internet sabotage during Russian invasion, sources say

March 11 (Reuters) – Western intelligence agencies are investigating a cyberattack by unidentified hackers that disrupted high-speed satellite internet access in Ukraine coinciding with the Russian invasion, according to three people with direct knowledge of the attack. incident. Analysts from the United States National Security Agency, ANSSI, the French government organization in charge of cybersecurity, and Ukrainian intelligence services are ...

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Live Updates: Russia invades Ukraine

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova talks to reporters during a press conference in Lviv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 9. (Alyona Nikolaevich/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/AP) A strong and growing chorus calls for an international effort to investigate potential war crimes committed by Russian forces in Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday called the Russian shelling of a maternity and children’s hospital in the southern ...

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British government criticized for its response to Ukrainian refugees

Home Secretary Priti Patel speaking to the media outside the Ukrainian Embassy in London, England on March 6. (Yui Mok/PA Images/Getty Images) The UK government has been criticized for its response to Ukrainian refugees, with its new Ukraine Family Scheme visa being described as complex and time-consuming by people navigating the system. Under this scheme, individuals can apply to join ...

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The United States and Europe assess the plans of the Ukrainian government in exile

US and European officials discussed how the West would support a government-in-exile led by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky if he were to flee Kyiv, Western officials told CNN. Discussions ranged from the support of Zelensky and senior Ukrainian officials in a possible move to Lviv in western Ukraine to the possibility that Zelensky and his associates would be forced to ...

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Ukraine: Foreign fighters and Ukrainian expats take up arms to fight Russia

Wednesday brought a different sight: Groups of young men, laden with heavy bags and military equipment, crossed into Ukraine from Poland as they answered President Volodymyr Zelensky’s call for ‘citizens of the world’ to fight “Russian war criminals”. Among them, Vasyk Didyk, a resident of New York, a 26-year-old carpenter wearing a fluorescent Carhartt beanie and originally from Ukraine. “This ...

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NATO countries dump weapons in Ukraine, risking conflict with Russia

Sweden, which is not a NATO member, announced that it would send Ukraine 5,000 anti-tank weapons, 5,000 helmets, 5,000 body armor and 135,000 field rations, plus around 52 million dollars for the Ukrainian army. Finland, likewise, said it would deliver 2,500 assault rifles and 150,000 cartridges, 1,500 anti-tank weapons and 70,000 combat rations. But NATO has also taken steps to ...

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France moves its embassy from Kiev to Lviv, according to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Ukrainian city of Mykolaiv is picking up the pieces after a weekend of heavy fighting. (CNN) Battered by heavy shelling, peppered with gunfire and then…everything calms down. Along Ukraine’s strategic Black Sea coast, Russian forces are playing a strange game, testing defenses, spilling blood and raising tensions, but failing to make any significant gains. The small town of Mykolaiv, ...

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Boris Johnson under pressure to widen sanctions against more oligarchs in London | Russia

New anti-corruption measures to help trace Russian assets in London and confiscate ‘dirty money’ must be accelerated by the government. Ministers plan to strengthen unexplained wealth orders, which can be used to seize illicit assets. The orders have had limited success so far after legal challenges. The government will also shortly announce its proposals for reform of the Economic Crimes ...

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Last war in Ukraine: France threatens “all links” between Russia and the global financial system

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov said the country’s armed forces were “heroically” repelling the Russian invasion deeper into the country, warning that “tomorrow the Russians will learn the price of [Russian president Vladimir] Putin’s madness. In a Facebook post late Thursday, Reznikov said, “Ukraine has been pushing back the Russian occupiers for more than 16 hours.” “The armed forces, guards, ...

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Breakdancing? French Olympic planners plot to end English language invasion

But for French officials, this generosity does not extend to the official languages ​​of the Games. “The official languages ​​of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are French and English, in that order,” said the French Academy, the preeminent council for French language matters. The French government has created a college of experts dedicated to promoting the national language, in collaboration ...

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Russia to recognize 2 separatist regions in Ukraine, Kremlin says: Live News

A Ukrainian army frontline position in Krymske, eastern Ukraine.Credit…Tyler Hicks/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Senior U.S. officials said Monday that a Russian invasion of Ukraine remains imminent amid continued troop movements, propaganda and belligerent language from Moscow, suggesting the outlook is bleak for a summit between the president Biden and President Vladimir V. Putin in the coming days. Jake ...

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France says there is a risk of invasion in Ukraine, but no leader knows for sure

A total of 10,356 people crossed from Ukraine’s Donbass region to Russia on Saturday as of 10:00 a.m. local time, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reports following the decision of the self-proclaimed Russian-backed republics to organize an evacuation. of civilians. There is no way for CNN to independently verify the number. RIA Novosti said 4,527 citizens of the Russian Federation, ...

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Colombian police interrupt drug lord hearing, cite escape plans

Published on: 02/18/2022 – 05:38 Bogotá (AFP) – Colombian police on Thursday halted a hearing for a notorious drug trafficker arrested late last year, saying they had found plans for a possible escape. According to an official statement, the police have ordered the “temporary suspension” of the hearing of Dairo Antonio Usuga, also known as “Otoniel”, before the Truth Commission, ...

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France sentences Paris police officer for allegedly insulting sexual assault victim | Paris

The French government has condemned the actions of a Parisian police officer who was suspended after he was allegedly recorded saying a Parisian teacher who had filed a sexual assault complaint was a “whore”. Lawyers and rights groups reacted with outrage after a recording of the police officer repeatedly insulting the woman and questioning her case was posted on investigative ...

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Calls grow to release Nicaraguan prisoners after Ortega opponent dies

Published on: 02/14/2022 – 21:26 Managua (AFP) – Calls grew on Monday for dozens of opposition figures jailed in Nicaragua to be released after the death of a potential presidential candidate, fueling fears for the health and safety of others. Hugo Torres, a 73-year-old former guerrilla mate of current President Daniel Ortega, died in custody on Saturday after concerns were ...

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US pulls most diplomats from Kyiv as tension mounts

In a sign of growing anxiety, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has ordered a “temporary” repositioning of 160 National Guard trainers from Ukraine to “elsewhere in Europe”, the Pentagon announced on Saturday. The trainers worked alongside an undisclosed number of Army Green Berets, who will remain in Ukraine for the time being, officials said. Despite warnings, US officials ...

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French convoys protesting virus rules head for Paris

PARIS (AP) — Protesters angry over pandemic restrictions headed for Paris in scattered convoys of motorhomes, cars and trucks on Friday in a bid to blockade the French capital, despite a police ban. Protesters organized online, galvanized in part by truckers who blockaded Canada’s capital and blocked border crossings. But the French action has no clear leader or goal, and ...

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Man admits threatening French couple with fake US government letter while employed by DHS

Washington— A Virginia man has admitted that while employed by the Department of Homeland Security, he and his wife wrote a letter on fake State Department letterhead and posed as a civil servant in order to threaten a French couple who had employed their daughter as an au pair in the south of the country. France. In court on Monday, ...

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The Observer’s view on the upcoming French elections | Observer Editorial

The French presidential election is still two months away and the likeliest winner, according to opinion polls, incumbent President Emmanuel Macron has yet to declare his candidacy. Yet one outcome already seems certain: the vote will be another, possibly terminal, disaster for the once-dominant Socialist Party and, more broadly, for the French left. Important lessons can be learned from this ...

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France to help UAE secure airspace against growing attacks | Military news

The defense minister said France was also involved in aerial surveillance using Rafale jets stationed in Abu Dhabi. France will help the United Arab Emirates’ air defense system after a series of ballistic missile and drone attacks launched from Yemen by Houthi rebels on the Gulf country, its defense minister said on Friday. Paris maintains close economic and political ties ...

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Remaking French immersion a program for all students, say commissioners

New Brunswick’s French immersion program, which now serves less than half of students in English-language schools, should be dismantled and replaced with a program for all students, says a report on second-language training in the province. The report, which is part of a review of the province’s Official Language Act, says the French immersion program has created two tiers in ...

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These are the biggest French startups according to the French government – ​​TechCrunch

Each year, the French government and the government-backed initiative La French Tech share two startup rankings – the Next40 and the French Tech 120. The startups in these lists are supposed to be the top 40 and top 120 startups based to France. This is the third time that the French government has compiled these lists. Of the 120 startups ...

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French FM accuses Russian mercenaries of “robbing” Mali | News

Le Drian claims that the Russian Wagner company exploits the country’s resources in exchange for protection from the military government. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has accused Russian private military contractor Wagner Group of plundering Mali’s resources amid heightened tensions between Paris and the country’s military government in recent weeks, including over the fate of European forces deployed in ...

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Richard Duchossois, horse racing icon from Chicago, dies at 100 – NBC Chicago

Former Arlington International Racetrack owner Richard Duchossois died Friday at his Chicago-area home. He was 100 years old. Duchossois, better known as “Mr. D” to those close to him, “passed away peacefully” at his suburban home in Barrington Hills, according to a statement. Within his extensive portfolio of businesses, Duchossois was best known in the Chicago area for rebuilding Arlington ...

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Frenchman Macron goes his own way and seeks dialogue with Russia | United States government and politics

By SYLVIE CORBET – The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — There is still room for diplomacy in the Ukraine crisis. At least that is the belief of French President Emmanuel Macron, who continues to push for dialogue with Russia despite signs of potential war. His stance reflects France’s post-World War II tradition of charting its own geopolitical course, refusing to ...

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France reiterates legal threat over post-Brexit fishing line

France has alerted the UK that it could take legal action if there is no further movement on fishing licenses post-Brexit. European Affairs Minister Clement Beaune said Paris was “unhappy with the situation” following a row over licenses for French vessels to fish in British waters. Last month, the French government said 93% of requested licenses had been issued by ...

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Ontario Investing $18.9M to Build a New French School in London – London

The Minister of Education announced more than $19 million to build a new French-language Catholic high school in London, Ontario, and to upgrade existing child care spaces. Ontario has committed $18.9 million for the construction of a new secondary school for the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, the French Catholic board, as well as $267,000 for the renovation of a daycare ...

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UK refuses request to build France-UK power cable

Britain’s Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday rejected a planning application for a high-voltage submarine power cable project linking Britain and France. The project, led by investment firm ...

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Ingrid Betancourt candidate for the Colombian presidency

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Ingrid Betancourt, a former congresswoman and former guerrilla hostage who symbolizes both the brutality of Colombia’s long war and the country’s reconciliation efforts, will run for president, a person familiar with this said on Tuesday. of Mrs. Betancourt’s campaign. . Ms Betancourt, who was kidnapped in 2002 and held by the country’s largest guerrilla force for more ...

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Optibus on board with French public transport

According to Optibus, calls from the French government to increase the use of public transport prompted the company to open a new office in Paris. Mourad Achour, Regional Director France of Optibus, says: “Increasing the use of public transport is a question of both will and technological capacity. In France, the will is there. Now, Optibus’ software will introduce state-of-the-art ...

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