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Biden launches partnership after tough time with allies

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden is appearing before the United Nations this week, eager to advocate for the world to act precipitously on coronavirus, climate change and human rights abuses. His advocacy for a greater global partnership comes at a time when allies are growing increasingly skeptical about the scale of the changes that US foreign policy has actually made ...

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If Morrison can fool the French, why can’t we?

Maybe Macron should have spoken to Malcolm Turnbull before accepting Scott Morrison’s assurances? Dawn Comninos, Brontë No advice needed on Porter, it was obvious he had to go The Prime Minister’s claim that he is ready to make “tough decisions” regarding Christian Porter accepting an unspecified sum of money from an unknown source for his legal costs has been belied ...

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Two Afghans who trekked in France have lessons for evacuees

PARIS (AP) – One slept in the streets of Paris, the other in a huge makeshift migrant camp in northern France. Nassrullah Youssoufi and Abdul Wali were among more than one million refugees and migrants who arrived in Europe in 2015. The two Afghans do not know each other, but they share a terrifying past: escaping their homeland on foot, ...

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France, Russia Consider Talks To End Champagne Dispute

Bottles of French champagne Moet & Chandon and Veuve Clicquot can be seen in this illustrative photo taken July 5, 2021. REUTERS / Shamil Zhumatov / Illustration / File Photo / File Photo PARIS, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – France and Russia have agreed to negotiate to resolve a dispute over a new Russian law that requires French champagne makers to ...

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The reminder of the French ambassador on the regrettable submarines

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia said on Saturday it regretted to note France’s recall of its ambassador following the surprise cancellation of a submarine contract in favor of a US deal. France recalled its ambassadors to Australia and the United States on Friday in an unprecedented display of anger over an agreement between the United States, Australia and Britain to ...

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Macron unveils model of new green high-speed train

PARIS (AP) – French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday unveiled a mock-up of the next generation of greener very high-speed trains, known in France as TGV – four decades after the launch of the first TGV. During a presentation at the Gare de Lyon in Paris, Macron highlighted the ecological aspect of the new train. “This decade for the TGV ...

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US says it gave France Hours notice of deal with Australia

The United States admitted on Thursday that it had only given France a few hours in advance of its agreement to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines, a move that French authorities denounced as a major betrayal by one of his closest allies. France had tried to strike its own multibillion-dollar deal with Australia, and French officials said the new deal, ...

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Paris chooses Breton floating bidders – reNews

RWE Renewables has been selected as an eligible bidder for a floating wind farm of up to 270 MW off the south coast of Brittany under the next French tender. The project is located off Ile Belle-Ile and Ile de Groix at water depths of approximately 90 meters. The final floating design of the project would be determined during the ...

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A migrant dinghy escapes the French police

WIMEREUX, France, September 13 (Reuters) – The police unit had staked part of the coast in northern France before dawn to see a group of migrants hundreds of meters away and then emerge from behind the towering dunes of sand, carrying a rubber dinghy down to the seashore. By the time the officers reached their launch pad, somewhat delayed by ...

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Federal electoral debate: news and live analyzes of the French debate

Breadcrumb Links New Election 2021 Canadian Politics Canada LIVE: Watch an English translation of the two-hour French debate debate and follow our live coverage Author of the article: National Post staff Release date : 08 Sep 2021 • 9 minutes ago • 4 minutes to read • 63 reviews A campaign sign for Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is pictured outside ...

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