French Government

How I got trapped in a French mess involving a ski accident and another Rob Curran

I cannot claim credit for this column idea, which belongs to another Rob Curran. The Other Rob Curran is a gifted writer, a relentless investigator, and a man of great integrity – and yet somehow the French authorities mistook him for me. In fact, in the vast demi-monde of French bureaucracy, the Other Rob Curran exists as one and the ...

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France to host aid event for Lebanon on anniversary of port disaster | France News

The international conference will be held on August 4, a year after a massive port explosion devastated Beirut. France’s foreign ministry said President Emmanuel Macron would hold a new international conference on Lebanon in crisis next month, on the first anniversary of a devastating explosion in the port of Beirut that left some 200 dead and destroyed much of the ...

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Baron’s widow to bring Gauguin’s masterpiece back to Spain after government disburses € 100m

Ms Cervera, the fifth wife of Tarzan of the Apes film actor Lex Barker, has also removed paintings by Edgar Degas and Edward Hopper from her collection, which includes 425 works of art. The agreement, adopted by the Spanish Cabinet and expected to be signed in the coming days, provides that the Dowager Baroness will receive 6.5 million euros per ...

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FACT SHEET: US Aid to Haiti

Haiti is a partner of the United States and we have continuously sought to support the safety, security and development of Haiti. In January 2021, the Biden-Harris administration announced $ 75.5 million in bilateral development and health assistance for a wide range of issues, including democratic governance, health, education, agricultural development. and pre-election activities. The United States is working with ...

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How the assassination of the Haitian president follows years of unrest

The assassination of President Jovenel Moïse of Haiti in a brazen attack on his private residence on Wednesday deepened the turmoil in the Caribbean nation and heightened fears of more widespread political violence. Acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph said the president had been “cowardly assassinated”, called on the country to “stay calm” and sought to reassure Haitians and the world ...

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Biden announces choice of ambassadors for France, India, Chile and Bangladesh

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks before signing an executive order in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC on Friday, July 9, 2021. Alex Edelman | CNP | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Friday revealed the names of four new candidates for US ambassadorial posts to countries such as France, India, Bangladesh and ...

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New Caledonia obtains the 1st leader in favor of the split of France

NOUMEA, New Caledonia (AP) – The government of New Caledonia on Thursday elected the first independentist personality to the presidency of the archipelago of the South Pacific, a French territory which acquired a large degree of autonomy following the violence of 1988 and who is due to hold an independence referendum in five months. Louis Mapou, a member of the ...

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The French government says it could refer Russia to the WTO over a champagne labeling issue; Will talk to Russia about the problem, the minister said

The French government has said it could refer Russia to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over Moscow’s plans to force champagne producers to add the designation “sparkling wine” to their products sold in Russia. Moscow has passed legislation requiring the label “sparkling wine” to be added to bottles of foreign sparkling wine, while Russian producers of the local version, “shampanskoye”, ...

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Central government says there is no communication on seizure of French assets

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry has vigorously defended reports suggesting that Cairn is seeking approval from the French court to repossess Indian assets in Paris in order to recover part of the arbitration award, saying no such communication has been received by him about it.Also Read – Crores Spent On Me, More Unruly: Vikas Krishan Before 3rd Olympic Appearance However, ...

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European summer in jeopardy as France warns against Spain and Portugal

(Bloomberg) – France is warning its citizens against holidays in Spain and Portugal in the latest sign that the rapid spread of the delta variant of Covid-19 could ruin the European summer. With the migration of tens of thousands of holidaymakers already underway on the continent, European Affairs Minister Clément Beaune issued a “message of caution” and advised those who ...

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