French citizens given last chance to leave Afghanistan today

Published on: 07/17/2021 – 09:17 French citizens now have one last chance to leave Afghanistan via official transport. On Tuesday, the French embassy in Kabul urged all its citizens to leave Afghanistan immediately due to the growing security risks. The French Embassy in Kabul has published a message urging “the whole of the French community” in Afghanistan to leave, evoking ...

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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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“Transforming the Paris ring road could help unify the city or divide it”

A thunderous noise rises from the bottom of the vast roundabout on Place Skanderbeg between Paris and the suburb of Aubervilliers. Beggars stroll around every turn. On the greenery in the middle, people sleep in the street. A large white complex stands on the Aubervilliers side. Modern glass, steel and concrete construction will house the new workshops from the fashion ...

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The battle of Champagne against Champagne

Champagne’s quarrel with Russia is a case where the region has tasted its own medicine. Two things recently reminded me of the poor besieged winegrowers of the small wine-growing region of Champagne and their 50-year struggle to keep their name (a name that has been around since 885 BCE). The first was Russia’s recent stipulation that all non-Russian sparkling wines ...

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9 places to experience the turmoil of the French Revolution

On July 14, 1789, a crowd of French citizens began to gather in front of the Bastille, an armory and political prison in the heart of Paris. The massive and disturbing structure was seen by French citizens as a symbol of the authoritarian rule of the monarchy. The governor of the Bastille, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, invited some protest leaders ...

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Anastasiades: A clear political will to strengthen and extend Franco-Cypriot relations

France has always been a strategic partner of the Republic of Cyprus and there is a clear political will to strengthen and further extend the already excellent relations at bilateral, European and multilateral levels, said President Nicos Anastasiades. Addressing a reception at the French Embassy on the occasion of the National Day on Wednesday evening, the President spoke of an ...

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Rated Upper Limits For Payday Loans In Michigan – 36% Work – Film Daily

The history of Michigan shows the limit of the payday loan. The law tried to limit the interest rate cap to 25%. In 2005, Michigan became the last state to allow payday loans at 340% APR or higher. But nowadays this state is in the list of states colored red on the credit card. When a customer submits a request ...

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Manchester City Council pledges to tackle the “scourge” of payday loan companies in the city

Manchester City Council has committed to cracking down on payday loan companies opening new stores on the city’s main streets. A motion aimed at combating the “scourge” of companies offering short-term loans with “penalty interest” was unanimously supported by city councils on Wednesday. City councilors will now take steps to prevent businesses or individuals from applying for building permits to ...

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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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Protests in France against the COVID-19 “health pass” rules

PARIS, July 14 (Reuters) – Parisian police clash with protesters denouncing President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to require a COVID-19 vaccine certificate or negative PCR test to enter bars, restaurants and cinemas in starting next month. Macron this week announced sweeping measures to tackle a rapid rise in new coronavirus infections, including mandatory vaccination of health workers and new health card ...

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