Theater Critics: Days of the Revolution | Maryland

Raghad Chaar in Revolution Days PIC: Mihaela Bodlovic Revolutionary Days, Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh **** Maryland, Traverse Theater, Edinburgh (repeat play) Register now to our daily newsletter Newsletter cut through the noise Happiness was there in this dawn of being alive; and being young was truly heaven, ”wrote William Wordsworth of his experience of the French Revolution of 1789; and it ...

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An entrepreneur mobilizes to save the businesses of his village in France

Claude Bellessort, 66, insists that his efforts for Arrou (Eure-et-Loir, Center-Val de Loire), where he has lived all his life like several generations of his family, are “normal”. To avoid store closures, he invested € 500,000 to encourage people to take control of running their own businesses. He said: “I have been retired for five years. I spent the last ...

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War-stricken Ethiopia berates US over security warnings

Published on: 11/25/2021 – 4:28 PMAmended: 11/25/2021 – 4:27 PM Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia on Thursday accused the United States of spreading false information about security conditions in the war-affected country, warning that such statements could damage relations. Crowds of government supporters demonstrated outside the US and UK embassies in the capital Addis Ababa, waving Ethiopian flags and chanting ...

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New German leaders want to reform the EU

The SPD, the Greens and the pro-business FDP presented on Wednesday November 24 an agreement to form a new German government, including a program of European reforms which should lead to a federal Europe. “My most important message: the traffic light [coaltion] stands, “Olaf Scholz told reporters – a reference to the respective red-yellow-green colors of the parties. “We are ...

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“The sexual revolution has left a deep mark of destruction” | Catholic National Register

The eleventh edition of the Ratzinger Prize was won by German philosopher Hanna-Barbara Gerl-Falkovitz and Old Testament theologian Ludger Schwienhorst-Schönberger. Established by the Ratzinger Foundation in 2011, this prize is intended to encourage research in theology and any other academic research inspired by the Gospel, in the tradition of the teachings of Pope Benedict. The award ceremony took place on ...

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A new French envoy visits The Post to soak up the Kingdom’s media landscape

The new French Ambassador to Cambodia, Jacques Pellet, visited the Phnom Penh Post offices on November 24 to better understand the Cambodian media landscape and potentially pave the way for future collaborative efforts. Pellet visited The Post offices in Chak Angre Krom commune in Meanchey district with two of his colleagues from the French Embassy. The group was warmly welcomed ...

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Russia, France seek to strengthen ties with Indonesia and ASEAN states – Radio Free Asia

Russia and France are wooing Southeast Asian countries after the two world powers were excluded from the AUKUS defense pact and the Quad Strategic Dialogue Group – a pair of state-led multilateral security agreements – United in the heart of the Indo-Pacific. On Tuesday, the Russian Embassy and Indonesian Navy announced that Moscow and several members of the ASEAN bloc ...

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Today’s coronavirus news: Ontario reports 613 new cases of COVID-19; Oarians can now reserve photos for children aged 5 to 11

The latest coronavirus news in Canada and around the world Tuesday. This file will be updated throughout the day. Web links to longer stories if available. 10:19 a.m. Ontario Reports 613 New Cases of COVID-19; In Ontario, 89 percent of Ontarians aged 12 and over have one dose and 86 percent have two doses. People who are not fully vaccinated ...

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Aftermath of children who witnessed war

Innocent Witnesses: Childhood Memories of WWII by Marilyn Yalom; Stanford: Stanford University Press; Redwood Press (c) 2021; 195 pages. By Oliver B. Pollak, Ph.D. Olivier Pollak RICHMOND, Calif .– More than eighteen books by Marilyn Yalom have been translated into several languages. Popular titles include A breast story (1998), A woman’s story (2001), and The American resting place: four one ...

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Laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès

Raymond Meeks is the sixth laureate of Immersion, a Franco-American photographic commission from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. This new edition of the Foundation’s program dedicated to contemporary photography is organized with the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and the Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation in Paris. Launched in 2014, Immersion, a Franco-American photo commission of the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès, ...

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China says 5 citizens kidnapped from Congo mining

BEIJING – China claims five of its citizens were kidnapped from a mining operation in eastern Congo. The Chinese embassy in Kinshasa posted on the WeChat online messaging service that the five men were abducted Sunday morning from the site in South Kivu province, bordering Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania. He called on all Chinese citizens to leave South Kivu and ...

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Third night of violence in Guadeloupe as France sends special police forces

POINTE-A-PITRE, Guadeloupe, November 21 (Reuters) – The French overseas territory of Guadeloupe has been hit by a third night of looting and riots amid protests against COVID-19 measures, with gunmen shooting at police and firefighters, authorities said on Sunday. Police arrested 38 people as shops were broken into and cars set on fire. Special police forces were to arrive Sunday ...

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Reviews | The UK and France, once again in the breach

WASHINGTON – When I received the invitation from the Ambassador of France for a black tie gala called “Amethyst”, I wondered what the name meant. Was it a promotional night for a French jewelry company or maybe a new fragrance? I didn’t go to the Thursday party, because I’m studying for an MA at Columbia University and had to read ...

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After the Rafale agreement, France and Greece will strengthen their bilateral cooperation on security and the economy

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis met French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian in Athens on Friday where they discussed strengthening bilateral relations with a focus on security and the economy under the Accord of strategic partnership, the Greek Prime Minister’s office said on Friday. “Ways to strengthen bilateral relations at several levels with emphasis on security and the economy within ...

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NTI’s push for Inuit self-government is ‘the right thing’, says Idlout

Nunavut MP says she and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh ‘support’ recently passed resolution Nunavut MP Lori Idlout said she supports the resolution passed this week by Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. to continue talks with Ottawa to achieve Inuit self-government. “I believe NTI is doing the right thing,” Idlout said when asked Thursday what resolution NTI passed this week at its annual ...

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Mikel Arteta claims England stars explain Arsenal’s Champions League push

Arsenal have been undefeated since August to increase their chances of returning to European football, with players like Emile Smith Rowe, Aaron Ramsdale, Bakary Sako and Ben White all playing key roles Video upload Video unavailable The video will play automatically soon8to cancel Play now Mikel Arteta presents Arsenal game in Liverpool Mikel Arteta has claimed that the English backbone ...

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The giant panda twins at the French zoo are called Huan Lili and Yuan Dudu

Xinhua Little pandas Huan Lili and Yuan Dudu appear during the baptism ceremony at Beauval Zoo in France on November 17, 2021. Chinese Olympic gold medalist Zhang Jiaqi and French football star Kylian Mbappe on Thursday revealed the names of the newborn giant pandas at Beauval Zoo in central France. More than 120,000 French netizens voted to choose Huan Lili ...

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Michel Barnier in the spotlight of the French elections as the turn to the right bears fruit | Michel barnier

IAt a thriving western Paris restaurant, fans of former EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier gathered to hear their hero speak, cheering on the mild-mannered 70-year-old who passed by from a ranked foreigner to a potential favorite in the contest to pick a presidential candidate for right-wing Republicans. Barnier is one of the big surprises of the unpredictable pre-election season in ...

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The Storm over the American Foundation: A Review of “Freedom Is Sweet: The Hidden Story of the American Revolution” by Woody Holton

The Patriots won their independence not because they were strong militarily or ideologically engaged, but because they were weak and unimportant. This lesser-known story is a reminder that the War of Independence did not only pit loyalists against patriots. It was a world war, in which the involvement of several other powers proved crucial to the success of the Patriots. ...

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Limassol court dismisses case against terrorist suspect, KNEWS

A Lebanese man in Cyprus, who faced serious terrorism charges in connection with a social media post about the country’s president, was released this week after a Limassol court ruled that the allegations against him could not be founded. According to local media, a 37-year-old man from Lebanon was acquitted on Tuesday by a Limassol criminal court of terrorism-related charges, ...

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One-Third of Pacific Residents Pay Bribe Last Year, Corruption Report Says | Pacific Islands

One in three people in the Pacific Islands region have paid a bribe while using a utility in the past year, while a quarter of people have been offered a bribe for their vote in the past five years, according to a report by Transparency International. The watch group’s findings are based on a survey of more than 6,000 people ...

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Will this be a turning point for English cricket? I hope, but I doubt it

Cricket has always considered itself the idyllic English game. As George Orwell described it, “everyone plays with braces, where the blacksmith is likely to be called back in the middle of the sleeves for urgent work, and sometimes when the light starts to fade a ball thrown. for four kills a rabbit on the border “. A game which, according ...

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The “New Jungle” camp near Dunkirk is authorized by the French police

France is cleaning up a migrant camp near Dunkirk dubbed the “New Jungle” after 1,500 people have settled there. Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin tweeted on Tuesday that the police had sent to dismantle the camp, located on disused industrial land in the commune of Grande-Synthe. Thirty police vans filled with officers from the French national reserve police were on site ...

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Tastin ‘France which celebrates French wines and spirits in New Delhi, Mumbai

Tastin ‘France, an event that celebrates French wines and spirits around the world and brings together producers and professionals, is being held in New Delhi and Mumbai from November 15 to 18. The French government agency ‘Business France’, under the aegis of the French Ministry of Agriculture and Food and the French Embassy in India organized the 5th edition of ...

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Letters to the Editor | The Economist

November 13, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. Letters are welcome by e-mail at [email protected] Data hoarding You have a rosy view of the use of current, high frequency data in economics, which you describe as a “third wave” in the discipline (“The Real ...

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Homage to Felix Yaniewicz: Polish-Lithuanian violinist and composer | New

The life and legacy of violin virtuoso, composer and co-founder of the Edinburgh Music Festival Felix Yaniewicz are summed up and celebrated in a recently restored piano bearing his signature. The “Yaniewicz & Green” square piano dates from 1810 and arrived in Edinburgh in November after its restoration and a crowdfunding campaign by the Friends of Felix Yaniewicz in partnership ...

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Heathrow: the beautiful seaside town with world-class cuisine and a spectacular New Year’s Eve fireworks display

For the second year in a row, London’s iconic fireworks display will not take place. Instead, City Hall said “a number of exciting new options are being considered as part of our New Years celebrations in London,” adding that “as always, London will host the New Year in spectacular fashion” . But if you can’t live without seeing a good ...

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Harris meets Macron, proclaims ‘new era’ after submarine spit

Vice President Kamala Harris met with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Wednesday to help mend a bitter diplomatic row over the AUKUS submarine pact that excluded France. “I think we share this belief that we are at the start of a new era, which presents us with many challenges, but also many opportunities,” Harris told Macron in a ...

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Priti Patel’s plan to turn migrant boats around likely to lose legal challenge, reports say

Priti Patel has been told she will lose a lawsuit over her plan to return migrant boats to the other side of the Channel, according to reports. Government lawyers have reportedly told the Home Secretary that she has a “less than 30%” chance of successfully defending the policy if challenged in court. The legal assessment comes from internal Home Office ...

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Marie-Antoinette’s diamond bracelets go up for $ 8.3 million at auction

GENEVA (AP) – A pair of diamond bracelets that once belonged to Marie-Antoinette, the famous wife of the King of France Louis XVI who met her destiny during the revolutionary guillotine, was sold on Tuesday for 7.46 million Swiss francs ( $ 8.34 million). Opulent bracelets, among the few pieces of jewelry from the unfortunate French royal that are still ...

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Climate change threatens wine and a way of life in the Jura

On the banks of the Cuisance in eastern France, scattered among the ancient stone houses of the commune of Arbois, small groups of wine lovers sat in the autumn sun, sipping chardonnay and du trousseau grown in the foothills of the Jura, one of the smallest but most popular wine regions in France. For many American tourists visiting the area ...

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Medal of the French Legion of Honor awarded to 6 World War II Nisei veterans of the 442nd Combat Team Regiment

Posted: November 8, 2021 / 7:36 PM HST / Update: November 8, 2021 / 7:36 PM HST HONOLULU (KHON2) – Six Nisei veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team were honored with the French Legion of Honor medal at the Pacific National Cemetery on Monday, November 8. They received the insignia of Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion ...

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French clergy abuse report sheds light on confessions

PARIS – The absolute secrecy of confession is at the heart of the Roman Catholic faith. What is said in the confession is between a penitent and God, the priest a mediator. Any priest who breaks this seal can be excommunicated under the laws of the Church which the Vatican places above all others. But what happens when what is ...

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Plan of the G20 States to avoid economic commitments at COP26

Economy, Environment • November 8, 2021 • Sonali Kolhatkar The heads of state of the richest countries in the world met for the first time in person since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic at the recent G20 summit in Rome, Italy. The two-day meeting ended with a grand dinner at the Quirinale Palace, where the evening menu featuring dill ...

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The disappearance of Nguon Nhel is a great loss for the party and the nation

The ruling Cambodian People’s Party (CPP) honored the legacy of longtime party leader and first vice-president of the National Assembly, Nguon Nhel, who died on Friday. He was 79 years old. Nhel was last seen in public on October 15 as he led a delegation to lay a wreath on the statue of the late King Norodom Sihanouk to commemorate ...

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KLM hopes India will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand – The New Indian Express

Through PTI NEW DELHI: Air France-KLM’s current Indian services are limited due to air bubble restrictions, but the airline is hoping the Indian government will allow it to increase flights to meet growing demand, said a senior manager of the carrier. As of July 2020, India has allowed limited special international flights with passenger restrictions under formed air bubbles with ...

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Brexit LIVE: Spit, Macron! French must reimburse British fishermen for lost profits | Politics | New

Jayne Adye, director of the pro-Brexit campaign group Get Britain Out, speaking after a court in Le Havre ordered the release of Cornelis Gert Jan, the Scotland-registered scallop dredger detained for allegedly fishing without a license offshore of the French coasts. . She said: “The scallops that had been caught – estimated to be worth £ 4,500 were seized and ...

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Cheech & Chong Films in Order of Release, Male

Cheech Marin and Tommy chong, best known by the name of Cheech & Chong, are a comedic duo with the rare status of being culturally relevant from the 1970s until today. After all, with adorable air and stoner sensibility, what’s not to love about these two? They started their careers in the 1970s with stand-up comedies and musical skits focusing ...

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UniFrance and French documentaries at the 34th IDFA edition

A networking space, the Café UniFrance, ideally located in the Groene Paleis, right next to the Forum where all the events of the festival industry will take place, will be made available to UniFrance members from November 20 to 24. This space will host meetings between professionals and interviews organized by the press officer mandated by UniFrance to take charge ...

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Requests for a French health card for Americans are currently suspended. Your trip to France may cost more

Fully vaccinated Americans can visit France for tourism purposes without having to undergo pre-travel testing. But to participate in many activities in France, you will need the French Health Pass. This QR code system verifies that you have been vaccinated. For Americans who have not been vaccinated in the EU, this can be a barrier. Until recently, Americans could apply ...

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Simon Birmingham accuses the media of widening the wedge between Australia and France | Scott Morrison

A senior minister in the Morrison government tried to blame journalists for the escalating Franco-Australian diplomatic split, questioning whether an interview with the French president was in the “national interest”. Finance Minister and frequent Morrison government spokesman Simon Birmingham questioned whether it was “wise” for Australian journalists to question French President Emmanuel Macron over the aborted submarine deal and the ...

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Kobe Bryant’s shoes auctioned at Sotheby’s – NBC Los Angeles

A diamond bracelet that once belonged to Frenchwoman Marie Antoinette and a sapphire and diamond brooch with matching ear clips that once hung from a Russian Grand Duchess are among the items featured in the jewelry and other collectibles auction next week in Geneva. In the Swiss town by the lake, a pair of high-top Nike sneakers of late NBA ...

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Why are France’s new identity cards translated into English?

France’s new biometric identity cards, issued on August 2 this year, for the first time contain French and English translations of all fields, such as “name”, “address” and “nationality”. The decision to use English on the maps was made to facilitate travel. However, it sparked controversy when they were first revealed in March. Barbara Cassin, philologist, philosopher and member of ...

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Horseshoe Bay veteran Gerald Powell receives French Legion of Honor award

France’s highest and most prestigious decoration, the French Legion of Honor, was awarded to 97-year-old veteran Gerald Powell of Horseshoe Bay for his service in World War II. The medal was presented to him by the 2nd Consul General of France Valérie Baraban during a ceremony Tuesday, November 2, at his home. The French Legion of Honor rewards civilians and ...

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French government to pay € 1.8 billion into national and European cloud industry – EURACTIV.com

The French Secretary of State for Digital, Cédric O, presented Tuesday, November 2 a support plan for the French and European cloud sector with 1.8 billion euros over four years. French players in the cloud industry, however, believe that these measures are missing their target because they would prefer public markets as a means of boosting the sector. EURACTIV France ...

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NOTICE: Absurd notion Conservatives don’t have to wear face masks

Posted: 9:30 a.m. on November 3, 2021 Reader Peter King says Conservative Party attitude to wearing face masks is at odds with most countries The comedic idea that conviviality offers a surefire defense against the coronavirus must bring tears to the eyes of scientists whose advice the government is following so closely. Jacob Rees-Mogg’s claim that Tory MPs don’t need ...

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This century-old phonograph still plays records. What is it worth?

Pieces that stand the test of time and retain their beauty and value are showcased in this month’s collectibles. From art to furniture and decorative items, it’s a fine selection that gives us a glimpse into a far-distant past of the 21st century and its seemingly endless range of “disposables”. Brunswick phonograph – This old Brunswick record player still works ...

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Baghdad pays Kuwait an additional $ 490 million in war reparations

Published on: 02/11/2021 – 4:36 PM Kuwait received nearly $ 500 million in additional reparations for the invasion of Iraq in 1990, the Iraqi embassy in Kuwait said. “On October 26, Iraq paid Kuwait $ 490 million, and it will endeavor to reimburse what remains of the reparations due for the year 2022, or approximately $ 629 million,” the embassy ...

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Morrison accused of exacerbating the break with the French government after Macron’s text leaked | Australian foreign policy

Scott Morrison has been accused of putting his personal political interests before the resolution of the diplomatic conflict between Australia and France, after the leak of an SMS from Emmanuel Macron to the Prime Minister. The release of a text received two days before Aukus’ announcement – when the French president asked Morrison whether to expect good news or bad ...

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Colombian lawyers to sponsor Red Mass at Saint-Jacques Cathedral

The Kings County Catholic Lawyers Guild and the Columbian Lawyers Association held the annual Red Mass in downtown Brooklyn on Thursday. In the photo, the Right Reverend Patrick J. Keating and Gregory T. Cerchione. Eagle photo by Rob Abruzzese On Thursday, the Columbian Lawyers Association will sponsor Red Mass at 5:30 p.m. at St. James Cathedral Basilica, Jay Street and ...

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Our favorite photo books of 2021 | Magazine

At MoMA, we believe in the essential role of the photo book. The first book illustrated by a photographic process, Photographs of British algae: cyanotype prints by Anna Atkins, was published in 1843, at the dawn of the medium. Although the 20th century was marked by major publications that contributed to the recognition of photography as an art form, our ...

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Pakistan, Islamists reach agreement to end violent rally

ISLAMABAD – Pakistani government and a banned radical Islamist party on Sunday reached agreement to end 10-day – and sometimes deadly violent – rally calling for the closure of the French embassy and the release of the party leader . Neither Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi nor religious leader Mufti Muneebur Rehman, who took part in the talks, gave details ...

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France eases travel restrictions in New Caledonia

France has lifted some of the restrictions for travelers to New Caledonia. From today, it is no longer necessary to prove urgent personal circumstances to be authorized to enter the territory. Aircalin’s first Airbus A330-900neo. Photo: Airbus In a letter to the New Caledonian government, French High Commissioner Patrice Faure said the risk of contamination is higher in New Caledonia ...

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Al Ula provides superb backdrop for French Ambassador’s talks on Saudi initiative

The French ambassador to Saudi Arabia on Sunday hailed “great prospects for cooperation” between the countries during a visit to the Dadan archaeological site in Al Ula, in the north-west of the kingdom. Ludovic Pouille posted photos and videos of his trip on social media, claiming to have had a “fruitful meeting” with archaeologist Dr Abdulrahman Alsuhaibani, co-director of the ...

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The rise of the far right puts the Dreyfus affair in the spotlight in the race for the French elections | Emmanuel Macron

More than a century after being exonerated, Alfred Dreyfus, the Jewish army officer whose false conviction for treason sparked heated controversy, burst into the French presidential race amid far-right attempts to question his innocence. Emmanuel Macron personally inaugurated last week the first museum dedicated to the Dreyfus affair, a historical collection on display in the house of Émile Zola, the ...

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Brunei hospitality warms the outgoing French envoy

James kon Outgoing French Ambassador to Brunei Darussalam Christian Ramage is due to leave the Sultanate today, taking with him a suitcase of fond memories after a successful four-year tenure promoting bilateral and diplomatic relations between the two countries. Ramage said: “France and Brunei Darussalam have enjoyed good relations since the start of diplomatic relations in 1984. We opened our ...

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Biden tells Macron US is ‘awkward’ in Australian submarine deal – NBC10 Philadelphia

Working to work things out with a former ally, President Joe Biden told French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday that the United States had been “awkward” in handling a secret US-UK submarine deal with the United States. Australia, an agreement which left France in a bind. and shaken Europe’s faith in American loyalty. Biden and Macron greeted each other with ...

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Launch of Buzzworthy from The Citizenry, Commune’s collaboration with Kufri, and more

Product Preview is a weekly series highlighting the latest and greatest in the market. Check back every Friday for news and highlights. Fresh out of High Point, the gorgeous fall collections keep coming. From handcrafted table linens to outdoor-friendly side tables wrapped in whimsical (and weather-resistant) silicone cord fringes, here are some highlights from the latest set of releases. From ...

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Air France-KLM sees positive benefits on the transatlantic rebound

Basic earnings forecast for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year Third Quarter Core Profit Turns Into Profit Prompt handling of reservations when reopening in the United States Reduce your debt PARIS, October 29 (Reuters) – Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) is expected to return to underlying profits this year, the Franco-Dutch airline group said on Friday, after a rebound in passenger ...

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The rise in the price of baguettes is fueling public unrest in France. As history shows, the government can’t just ask people to eat cake

In the current public unrest in France over the rising price of the baguette echoes what happened 232 years ago. At the time, the fact that a staple was sold out of reach of the masses led to the French Revolution and the dramatic and bloody collapse of the Ancien Régime. The situation is not so bad at the moment ...

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Reunion Island’s legacy still lives on in Dallas today

In the spring of 1855, a group of French, Swiss and Belgian settlers arrived on a piece of land west of the Trinity River in Dallas. These European immigrants had escaped the political revolutions of their country of origin and led by the writer Victor Considerant, intended to create a utopian socialist commune. This colony, called Reunion Island, lasted less ...

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Israel accepts 3,000 additional housing units for settlers

Israel accepts 3,000 additional housing units for settlers JERUSALEM – Israel on Wednesday approved about 3,000 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a day after the United States issued its toughest rebuke to date against such construction. This was the biggest announcement of settlement plans during the Biden administration. The plans were approved by a Defense Ministry committee, ...

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France seizes British fishing vessel without a license

France seized a British trawler fishing in its territorial waters without a license and issued a verbal warning to a second vessel amid a bitter dispute over access to fishing grounds after Brexit. The French Minister of the Navy Annick Girardin indicated on Twitter that the trawler had been diverted to the port of Le Havre under escort of the ...

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Two tiaras with a possible link to Empress Josephine of France could fetch $ 690,000 at Sotheby’s

Carnelian, enamel and gold tiara, circa 1808, estimate, £ 200,000-300,000 ($ 274,670 – $ 412,000) Sotheby’s Sotheby’s will offer two tiaras that would have belonged to Joséphine de Beauharnais (1763-1814), wife of Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) and Empress of France. Although there is no definitive proof that these jewels belonged to Joséphine, the jewelery specialists at Sotheby’s and the auction house ...

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American pilgrimage through France in honor of unknown soldier of World War I ends in Paris

A member of the American Legion in France attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris on October 26, 2021. The event marked a series of events commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States grave in Arlington National Cemetery. (Alexander W. Riedel / Stars and Stripes) PARIS – ...

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Spanish rail operator seeks to provide Channel tunnel service

Spain’s state-owned railway company Renfe plans to operate a new high-speed rail link between London and Paris, a move that would place it in direct competition with Eurostar. Renfe said he believed a competing channel tunnel service would be both “viable and profitable”, and added that he received early support from Channel Tunnel operator Getlink and of HS1, the British ...

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Five illuminated ecotourism spots for Bokor

Companies investing in the town of Bokor are currently limited to a single development not exceeding 5 ha. FACEBOOK The government has given the green light to five small-scale ecotourism projects in Prek Tnort commune, southwestern Bokor town, Kampot province, in Preah Monivong Bokor National Park. The move is designed to create employment opportunities and create considerable force behind tourism ...

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Palo Alto Players fundraising stage, revolution

Palo Alto Players will join thousands of theater organizations around the world from November 13-14, each offering their own local production of “All Together Now!” A global event celebrating local theater. MTI created this musical for the local theater to use as a fundraiser. The show features songs from a wide range of Broadway musicals including “Rent”, “Into the Woods”, ...

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After 30 years, a promise of democracy still broken

On October 23, Cambodia commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Accords (PPA), which marked the official conclusion of the Cambodian-Vietnamese war. The deal has also been touted as the official end of Cambodia’s long civil war, although some have disputed the idea. On the eve of the anniversary, twenty women married to imprisoned politicians demonstrated in front of ...

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Two writers with local connections nominated for National Book Awards

Two writers with local connections are finalists for the National Book Prize – one of them for the third time. Novelist and short story writer Lauren Groff, a 2001 graduate of Amherst College, was nominated for her novel “The Matrix”, a story set in 12th-century Europe and based in part on an actual but mysterious medieval author, Marie from France, ...

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School immersion programs could help save the French language in northern Maine

Everyone spoke French in Madawaska. But not anymore. Northern Maine has long been the epicenter of Acadian French, a variation brought to the region by French immigrants in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now few Acadian children learn their ancestral language at home, and the dialect is on the way out in its last American stronghold. Bilingual French immersion programs ...

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Did a “werewolf” really terrorize France in the 1700s?

On June 19, 1767, local hunter Jean Chastel shot dead a large animal. From then on, the attacks ceased. Witnesses described the fallen creature as a wolf, but strange: it had a “monstrous” head and a red, white and gray coat that hunters had never seen on wolves before. Mystery monsters Over the following centuries, different explanations were studied as ...

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Independence Seaport Museum celebrates significant anniversary

Sign up for our daily email newsletter to stay up to date with the latest local news across Philadelphia. What is the story for you? It’s an interesting question and one that sets the stage for an assortment of answers, but what is undeniable is that history is undoubtedly important in understanding how we got to our present. At the ...

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Plant food? Does it really work? The famous chef explains

Matthew Kenney – American chef, herbal lifestyle guru, restaurateur and author Image Credit: Provided Switching to a plant-based lifestyle may seem more intimidating than it looks, but in reality, sometimes you can’t even tell the difference, 57-year-old American celebrity chef Matthew Kenney told Food. by Gulf News. You may have heard of cuisines from different cultures, countries and traditions. However, ...

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France launches state-of-the-art military communications satellite – world

France has successfully launched a state-of-the-art satellite into orbit, designed to allow all French armed forces around the world to communicate quickly and safely. Paris created a space force command in July 2019, fearing that rival countries would invest heavily in space technology, seen as a new military frontier. The satellite “is designed to withstand military attacks from the ground ...

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Rare Coin News – 1943 Bronze Lincoln penny sold for $ 1.7 million in 50-cent nickels and Buffalo found for THOUSANDS

An incredibly rare Lincoln penny sold for an astonishing $ 1.7 million, with an obscure reason behind its sky-high price. The rare 1943 piece was sold in 2010, with an anonymous businessman adding it to his collection for a hefty price, according to Certified Coin Consultants. The penny was worth so many coins because it was “accidentally struck into copper ...

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straw houses are the new ecological trend in France

Straw houses are THE NEW ECOLOGICAL TREND IN FRANCE ecological and economical par excellence, “straw houses” are now arousing the interest of many future owners in France. growing shortages of resources such as wood push residents to use straw as an alternative building base. found in abundance in local agricultural crops every year, this rather incognito material is now making ...

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Deadly clashes as banned Pakistani party continues to protest

A radical Islamist party said on Saturday that five of its supporters died in clashes with authorities in Lahore, eastern Pakistan, after two police officers were killed in the unrest. On Friday, more than 1,000 people from Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) gathered after prayers to demand the release of their detained leader, blocking roads and firing projectiles. The protests continued on ...

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A very informative dollar bill | Rogersville

If you look at the dollar bill in your pocket or purse, you’ll see an engraving of George Washington on the front. Turn it over and you will see some very interesting words and symbols on the back. On the right, you will see a circle with the Great Seal of the United States. In the middle you see the ...

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France’s high rate of femicides pushes activists to urge change

PARIS – On the morning of September 6, a 38-year-old mother of four left her apartment in Montélimar, in south-eastern France, to go to work. A few minutes later, his neighbors, hearing screams, came out of their apartments to find his lifeless body in the hallway. In that brief interval, the woman’s ex-husband stabbed her around 30 times in the ...

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Homage to Marc Bourhis, shot as a hostage in Châteaubriant on October 22, 1941, militant of the Fourth International – International point of view

Born in 1907 in Lézardrieux, in what is now Côtes d’Armor, Marc Bourhis was 34 years old. He and his wife Alice were both teachers in Trégunc, a town in Finistère located about ten kilometers south of Concarneau. As soon as he left the Quimper Normal School in 1926, Marc Bourhis joined the Unitary Federation of Education. It is in ...

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Blinken meets Colombian embassy staff affected by “Havana syndrome”

Published on: 22/10/2021 – 00:10Amended: 10/22/2021 – 00:09 Bogota (AFP) During a visit to the embassy in Bogota, Blinken discussed what are officially known as “abnormal health incidents” in a meeting with staff and then met privately with those affected, said an official from the State Department. “He heard from their experiences and reiterated that the issue and their care ...

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France offers motorists cash assistance to help pay for fuel

PARIS (AP) – French Prime Minister Jean Castex on Thursday announced that millions of low- and middle-income motorists will each receive 100 euros ($ 116) in one-time financial aid to help them cope with the rising prices of gasoline. Castex declared on TF1 that it was “an exceptional response to an exceptional situation”. The measure will affect around 36 million ...

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Reviews | Asylum for Haitians is not optional

Just before the murder of Haitian President Jovenel Moise last July, I was reading the definitive story of the country’s great revolution: “The Black Jacobins” by CLR James. James’ work as an accomplished historian and as a radical inspired many anti-colonial movements of the mid-twentieth century, and his famous subject has not lost its relevance. The appalling treatment of Haitian ...

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Arcade Beauty expands Socoplan site with improved facilities for cosmetic product sampling solutions

By Austyn King 21-Oct-2021 Packaging The French company created packaging solutions for L’Oréal Paris and Givenchy French packaging manufacturer Arcade Beauty has expanded its Socoplan site to better deliver cosmetic samples to its customers as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Located in the town of Saint-Jean-de-Thouars in the west of France, the Socoplan site produces skincare and make-up samples dedicated ...

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Former ‘400 Mawozo’ hostages describe ordeal as Haitian gang demands $ 17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries

Survivors of a previous kidnapping by the notorious Haitian 400 Mawozo gang have revealed details of the life of a hostage, with the group currently demanding a $ 17 million ransom to free 16 captive Americans and one Canadian. The group of missionaries affiliated with Christian Aid Ministries were kidnapped at a checkpoint in the capital of Port-au-Prince on Saturday, ...

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This French daily sold as NFT. Is this the future of media?

The winds of change are blowing through the media landscape. The French daily “20 Minutes” sold its own non-fungible token (NFT) at a charity auction on October 19. The sale of this six-page supplement entitled “The Crazy Years 2020” was organized by the Piasa art gallery in Paris. The successful buyer won the auction for € 3,000. The copy is ...

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Haiti gang demands $ 17 million ransom for kidnapped missionaries and children, World News

An armed gang demands a ransom of $ 17 million for a group of American and Canadian missionaries kidnapped in Haiti last week. According to the Haitian Minister of Justice Liszt Quitel, the 400 renowned gangs of Mawozo are demanding $ 1 million for each captive. Watch: Haitian Prime Minister kicked out of official ceremony after armed gangs fired in ...

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France returns the marble angels stolen from the Church of Italy in 89

ROME – A British art collector who bought a pair of 17th century marble angels from a Neapolitan antique store two decades ago returned the winged ‘putti’ to the Italian art police after learning that they had been stolen from a church. Italian Carabinieri Art Police said the anonymous collector attempted to resell the angels at an antique store in ...

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France gives Britain until November 1 to grant more licenses to its fishing fleet on pain of reprisals

France heats up fishing cold war giving Britain until November 1 to grant more licenses to its fishing fleet or face retaliation with threats to cut cross-Channel power lines Paris Maritime Minister Annick Girardin told the EU the UK has until November 1 France has tacitly threatened to cut power supply to UK and Jersey French boats were free to ...

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Srinivas Krishnan: Is the new Citroën Ami a future classic?

The spirit of the legendary Citroën 2CV lives on in the new Ami. Is this the 21st century equivalent of the Deux Cheavaux? And is this a classic future? Srini certainly thinks so. Once upon a time there was an ugly duckling. When people first saw him, at the Paris Salon in 1948, they laughed and insulted him. It was ...

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NewsAlert: Pfizer officially seeks Health Canada approval for COVID-19 vaccine for children

OTTAWA – New Democrats are calling on the federal government to crack down on social media giants following recent disclosures from a Facebook executive that have reignited questions about how to regulate big tech. NDP MP Charlie Angus called on Ottawa to establish an independent watchdog to tackle disinformation, hate messages and algorithm transparency on digital platforms. Facebook whistleblower Frances ...

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A charity supports relatives facing a crisis abroad

When Esther Dingley’s remains were found in August, more than eight months after she went missing on a solo hike in the Pyrenees, her family in Britain were supported by LBT Global. Chief Executive Officer Matthew Searle said he receives about 3,000 missing person inquiries a year. “Most can be resolved quickly. For example, a mother contacted us because she ...

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The French disruptor: the rise of Eric Zemmour shakes up the presidential election

Since Emmanuel Macron was elected French president in 2017, opinion polls predict that he will meet again with far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of voting next year. But the emergence of an insurgent newcomer suddenly opened the race. Just six months away from the April elections, another far-right figure – anti-immigration polemicist Eric Zemmour – repeated ...

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Belarus expels French ambassador – report | News | DW

French Ambassador to Belarus Nicolas de Lacoste left Minsk after Belarusian authorities ordered his exit by Monday, French news agency AFP reported on Sunday, citing the French embassy in Minsk. Lacoste had avoided presenting his credentials to President Alexander Lukashenko, 67, and instead presented them to the regime’s foreign minister, Vladimir Makei, an act that Lukashenko saw as a snub. ...

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Spies nearby? American suburban couple accused of espionage | West Virginia

WWhen accused spies Jonathan and Diana Toebbe were escorted to a West Virginia court to be brought to justice on espionage charges, they looked like any middle-aged suburban couple: struck by a dramatic turn in the circumstances that arise when placed in an orange jumpsuit and restrained by handcuffs. But the story of the Toebbes, 42 and 45, is now ...

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Comfort on the plot as the year slows down | Gardening tips

Up through the mist-shrouded hills, past the crows-strewn rubbish, the young reefer-smoking worker taking a last breath in front of the subway, the anxious fog of the grass. At the door, 6:30 a.m. in the fall housing estate, the days of heat fading away chased by heavy rains. I love this site. Looking up and seeing someone weeding. Leaving the ...

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Queen’s Green Summit will bring in billions for UK

Queen’s Green Summit will bring UK billions: Royals spearhead the mission to attract the titans of world affairs – and steal the march of the French Ministers hope Her Majesty’s presence will help secure huge set of deals at World Investment Summit Billions of pounds of green energy investment are expected to be announced to show Britain’s determination to reach ...

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18th century Daniel T. Church estate for sale in Tiverton

TIVERTON – Picture this: the year is 1789. John Adams is the first vice president of the United States. Fletcher Christian has just led the mutiny on HMS Bounty against Captain William Bligh. The French Revolution began with the storming of the Bastille. If history is your vibe, there’s a house in Tiverton with your name on it. The Daniel ...

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Biden government to ask Supreme Court to block Texas abortion ban

Published on: 10/15/2021 – 19:02 Washington (AFP) President Joe Biden’s administration said on Friday it would ask the Supreme Court to block a ban on most abortions in Texas, in the latest stage in a national battle over reproductive rights. Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court raised procedural issues when it ruled by a 5-4 vote against the intervention to ...

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Matrix review: In Lauren Groff’s novel, nuns build a feminist utopia

The Vox Book Club is linked to Librairie.org to support local and independent booksellers. Two years ago I saw a book in a library that once belonged to a medieval convent. It was a big, old tome on the history of the popes that looked unspeakably boring, and it was open in its display case at the entrance to Pope ...

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Tunisian Saied revokes his predecessor’s passport following French request

Tunisian President Kais Saied on Thursday called one of his predecessors, Moncef Marzouki, an enemy of the country and withdrew his diplomatic passport after demanding that France end its support for Tunisia under his leadership. Saied is coming under strong international pressure, especially from Western powers, to announce a clear roadmap for a return to constitutional politics after seizing a ...

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Cambodian PM wants law changed to close the door on opponents

PHNOM PENH – Hun Sen, Cambodian Prime Minister for more than three decades, will make it even more difficult for some of his longtime opponents to seek to replace him ahead of the 2022 and 2023 elections by banning top positions for binationals. Agitated by a now corrected mistake in a British newspaper, Hun Sen’s government is set to change ...

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Australian insurer explains disaster of French submarine deal

Last month, the Australian government’s decision to drop a $ 90 billion French submarine deal sparked an uproar. Paris called the debacle a “stab in the back” and withdrew Ambassador Thebault. With diplomatic relations still very delicate, IB turned to someone who can help explain possible problems. Australian insurer Simon Garske (pictured) is construction manager for Agile Underwriting Services. He ...

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Coronavirus: What’s Happening in Canada and Around the World Thursday

The last: The World Health Organization says the number of coronavirus cases around the world has fallen over the past week, continuing a downward trend that began in late August. In its latest weekly pandemic assessment released on Wednesday, the United Nations health agency said there were: More than 2.8 million new cases, a decrease of 7% from the previous ...

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VIDEO – “Eiffel” at the cinema: we tell you the little story of a big tower

In theaters October 13, Eiffel by Martin Bourboulon, with Romain Duris and Emma Mackey, takes the viewer behind the scenes of the genesis of the Eiffel Tower. Built in 1889 in just two years, the Iron Lady hardly ever saw the light of day … It all began in 1884, Jules Ferry, then President of the Council, decided that France ...

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Australian marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel breaks record for number of successful Channel crossings

Melbourne Marathon swimmer Chloe McCardel set a new Channel swim record after completing her 44th crossing on Wednesday. Key points: Chloe McCardel broke British Alison Streeter’s world record for 43 crossings The English Channel is 33 km in diameter, but swimming is often much longer due to the tides McCardel said she was unlikely to swim in the English Channel ...

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Former Crimean prosecutor and manga star appointed Russian ambassador

Published on: 13/10/2021 – 13:40Amended: 10/13/2021 – 13:38 Moscow (AFP) Russia on Wednesday appointed a staunch supporter of Moscow’s annexation of Crimea as ambassador to the Cape Verde Islands, a move according to observers that shows its fall from Kremlin favor. Natalya Poklonskaya became the main prosecutor of Crimea after breaking with the Kiev authorities following Moscow’s takeover of the ...

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Australian government spends $ 250,000 to cover Naval Group quote

The Franco-Australian nuclear submarine program has been shrouded in controversy since Scott Morrison abruptly canceled the deal in September. Photo: Adam Taylor / PMO A quarter of a million dollars of taxpayer dollars has been spent by the Australian government trying to keep the original price of the country’s submarine project with France hidden from public view. The Department of ...

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Trump slams RINO Charlie Baker and could come to Massachusetts

Boy, does President Trump have Governor Charlie Baker’s number. I had POTUS on my radio show on Monday and he generally seemed in a pretty sweet mood – he just laughed when I played the Dementia Joe Biden soundtrack to him last week falsely bragging that “I started the vaccination program “. But when it comes to Baker – and ...

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Envoy praises Qatar-France relations and launches 6th edition of ‘Good France’

Envoy praises Qatar-France relations and launches 6th edition of ‘Good France’ Oct 12, 2021 – 8:30 AM Ambassador Jean-Baptiste Faivre speaking at the event. The French Ambassador to Qatar HE Jean-Baptiste Faivre praised the solidity of relations between the two countries. Speaking at a press conference yesterday at the launch of the 6th edition of Goût de France / Good ...

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Clear differences remain between France and the United States, according to the French minister

PARIS – As world finance leaders gather this week in Washington for the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund, Bruno Le Maire, French Minister of Finance, made it clear that effective Franco-American cooperation on an overhaul of the system international tax could not hide marked differences on China and other issues. “The United States wants to face China. The ...

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What the Jews of the World owe Napoleon

A portrait of Napoleon. Photo: Wiki Commons. It has been 200 years since French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte died, at the age of 51, on the British island of Saint Helena, where he was held captive for six years. In many countries he is remembered as a tyrant. An exception, however, is the Jewish world, where his image has remained positive ...

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New purchasing aid system for “green” vehicles in Ile-de-France

A new purchasing aid system has opened up for Ile-de-France residents wishing to buy an electric or hydrogen vehicle. One of the devices is aimed at individuals and the other at vehicles for professional use. Who are eligible? People meeting the following criteria are eligible for assistance of up to € 6,000. Residents of Seine-et-Marne, Yvelines, Essonne and Val-d’Oise And ...

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Taliban assess threat from tenacious IS-K

Islamabad (AFP) The Taliban’s efforts to bring stability to Afghanistan have been hampered by a series of bloody attacks by operatives of the Islamic State of Khorasan (IS-K). The latest attack saw a suicide bomber slaughter dozens of Shia Muslims during Friday afternoon prayers in the northern city of Kunduz, with the apparent aim of sowing sectarian hatred and rendering ...

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Abia seeks a partnership with the French government on agriculture and the economy

From Okey Sampson, Umuahia The governor of the state of Abia, Okezie Ikpeazu, sought greater cooperation between the state and the French government to help develop the agricultural sector, micro-small and medium-sized enterprises as well as the economic city project of ‘Enyimba. Governor Ikpeazu, speaking in Paris, at a meeting with French Minister of Trade and Commerce Franck Riester, Ikpeazu ...

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The French region the Cornish refugees named after their home

It is almost impossible to ignore how much Cornwall and the French region of Brittany have in common. The two share a beautiful coastline dotted with remote villages, a strong Celtic culture, a fierce independent streak … and a healthy love of cider. In fact, Cornouailles – Cornouailles, in French – shares so much with Brittany that it gave its ...

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Who is Christopher Nkunku, the RB Leipzig star now wanted by Real Madrid?

His career at Paris Saint-Germain may have failed, but Christopher Nkunku has taken the Bundesliga by storm. Nkunku was the bright spark in the middle of RB Leipzig’s dismal start to the season. The playmaker has shone for the Bundesliga as he used sensational performances to kick off his 2021-22 season. But its highlight so far has undoubtedly come in ...

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French Embassy announces English language assistants program

Views : 8 Posted: Saturday, October 9, 2021. 11:23 a.m. CST. By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Embassy of France has announced the recruitment for the 2022-2023 program of English assistants for Belizean university students who wish to teach English while learning French. “This program allows young university students to help teach the English language in a school in France, while ...

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Xi Jinping says reunification with Taiwan “will be achieved”

Published on: 09/10/2021 – 07:20 Beijing (AFP) Chinese President Xi Jinping on Saturday said “peaceful reunification” with Taiwan “will and can be achieved,” days after Chinese warplanes made record incursions into the democratically ruled island’s air defense zone . Autonomous Taiwan, which has never officially declared independence, lives under constant threat of invasion by China, which considers the island its ...

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