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Iranian and French FMs emphasize need for inclusive government in AfghanistanAhlulBayt News Agency – ABNA

In a telephone conversation on Wednesday, Le Drian congratulated Amirabdollahian on his appointment and called for expanding contacts and discussions on issues of mutual interest. Amirabdollahian said during the conversation that the United States is responsible for the current situation due to its illegal withdrawal from the UN Security Council and the imposition of severe sanctions against the great Iranian ...

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California secures federal aid to support French fire response in Kern County

Posted: 25 August 2021 SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that California has secured a Fire Management Assistance Grant (FMAG) from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help ensure the availability of vital resources to suppress the French fire in Kern County. To date, the French Fire has burned 20,678 acres, threatening homes in and around Wofford Heights ...

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Mohamed bin Zayed talks about Afghanistan with French foreign minister

Sheikh Mohammed with the French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian at the Al Shati Palace. Image Credit: WAM Abu Dhabi: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates, received on Monday French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and Florence Parly, ...

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The latest news on the COVID-19 pandemic

By the associated press TALLAHASSEE, Fla .– The principal of the Florida capital school on Sunday announced that masks will be required for kindergarten to eighth graders, becoming the seventh district to defy Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on these COVID-19 warrants. Leon County Superintendent Rocky Hanna said the district has seen positive tests for the coronavirus skyrocket since the school ...

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Iran sets new daily COVID death record

TEHRAN – Iran has reported its highest COVID-19 death toll in a single day from the pandemic, according to state media. The official IRNA news agency said on Sunday that 684 people had died from the disease since Saturday, while more than 36,400 new cases were confirmed in the same 24-hour period. Iran’s previous daily record for deaths from COVID-19 ...

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Bidassoa in Spain: the new “death trap” for migrants | Spain

Jon is one of the managers of Irungo Harrera Sarea, an NGO which reports that more and more migrants are swimming across the Bidasoa river in the Spanish Basque Country on the 10 kilometers that border France: “Si ni l’Atlantique nor the Mediterranean dissuaded them, how will the Irun river stop them? And that’s a terrible mistake, ”he said. So ...

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China sentences Canadian Michael Spavor to 11 years in prison

A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian businessman, Michael Spavor, to 11 years in prison after convicting him of espionage on Wednesday, exacerbating a split with Canada, which condemned the case as political hostage-taking . Mr Spavor has the right to appeal the judgment, but Chinese courts rarely overturn criminal judgments, and his fate may rest on agreements between Beijing, Ottawa ...

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Iranian government welcomes strengthening of relations with France

The Iranian government has welcomed the strengthening of relations with France based on common interests and mutual respect. It started with President Ebrahim Raisi during a telephone conversation with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. During Monday’s appeal, Raisi called for the development of relations between the two countries, especially in the economic and commercial sectors, according to international media reports, ...

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Covid UK live: travel without quarantine in France resumes

F Fully vaccinated travelers can now visit France without quarantine upon their return to the UK, after changes to travel rules came into effect on Sunday. France has moved from its own amber-plus category to the amber list, meaning fully vaccinated children and passengers do not have to self-quarantine on their return, while unvaccinated travelers should still be kept safe. ...

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Latest Coronavirus Updates: Florida to Offer Vouchers to Parents Who Oppose School Mask Requirements

Here are some significant developments: Federal health officials are rushing to ensure that millions of Americans with weakened immune systems can receive additional coronavirus vaccines to protect them against the highly contagious delta variant. The actions could mean the additional shots would be allowed within days or weeks, according to federal officials who requested anonymity because the plan was not ...

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