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France welcomes the new president of New Caledonia ahead of the territory’s final independence vote

French Minister of Local Government Sébastien Lecornu delivers a statement after a video conference with the French President and French mayors at the Elysee Palace in Paris after the country began to gradually end the national lockdown following the coronavirus disease outbreak (COVID-19) in France, May 19, 2020. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / Swimming pool PARIS, July 8 (Reuters) – ...

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At the Avignon Festival, a dark start

AVIGNON, France – The Festival d’Avignon could not have prepared the ground better for Tiago Rodrigues. On Monday, the Portuguese director was announced as the next director of the event, one of the most important on the European theatrical calendar. The same evening, his new production of “La Cerisaie” by Tchekhov, with Isabelle Huppert, opened the 2021 edition, which will ...

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Cairn Energy obtains French court order to seize 20 Indian government assets: report

On June 11, the French court ordered Cairn Energy to buy back properties from the Indian government Strong points Cairn Energy wants to recover some of the $ 1.7 billion from the seizure French justice asked him to take over Indian assets in June Cairn moved to several jurisdictions overseas to collect the amount New Delhi: In a setback in ...

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