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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What it takes to win the game of perception

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers celebrated Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday with great fanfare last Friday. Modi’s critics may have called this a display of sponsored sycophancy, but the political equations are not so straightforward. Wasn’t his birthday used by the BJP to re-energize its workers dismayed by the pandemic? How did Modi single-handedly reinvigorate the party? Looking for ...

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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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Madagascar: Food insecurity – Final report, DREF n ° MDRMG017 – Madagascar

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS Description of the disaster The government of Madagascar launched a flash appeal in November 2020, requesting support to tackle food insecurity in the far south of Madagascar, which includes the regions of Androy,Anosy and Atsimo Andrefana. Indeed, the region is characterized by low rainfall, high food prices and unresolved economic instability. This is in addition to the ...

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Paris watches the Arc de Triomphe envelop itself in Christo’s vision

In French, the word wrap means to wrap or wrap. It also means to be delighted. This too means to get carried away. All these definitions apply to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris at the present time, because it has been transformed from a totem tomb into a monument. installed in 25,000 square meters of silvery polypropylene fabric with ...

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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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Who is the inventor of the camera?

The camera was invented for thousands of years by many people who rely on each other’s work. Cameras are now tiny integral parts of many portable devices. However, the first cameras were large and took several hours to produce an image. 2 George Eastman marketed the original Brownie as an inexpensive mass market camera in 1900Credit: Getty – Contributor When ...

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UKUS snob against France is a stern warning to the rest of Europe

The home of the French Ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, is seen in Washington, DC, United States, on September 17, 2021. / CFP The home of the French Ambassador to the United States, Philippe Etienne, is seen in Washington, DC, United States, on September 17, 2021. / CFP Editor’s Note: Adriel Kasonta is a London-based foreign affairs analyst ...

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Sick children in a French epidemic

Local public health officials in France are investigating more than 20 cases of food poisoning, mainly affecting children. The Hauts-de-France public health agency (ARS) reported the suspected epidemic in recent days among school students in a town in northern France. In total, 21 students enrolled in three schools in Saint-André-lez-Lille have been identified to date and several children have had ...

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SINGER: The dangers of playing radically | Opinion

Nancy of today, Chuck (“everything is on the table”) and others like them remind me a bit of the Girondins of the French Revolution, who did a lot to push this conflagration to a higher and more deadly speed. . Who were these radical-sounding “playing the game” guys? Essentially, middle or upper class progressives of their time who speak well, ...

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