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Exclusive: US spy agency investigating satellite internet sabotage during Russian invasion, sources say

March 11 (Reuters) – Western intelligence agencies are investigating a cyberattack by unidentified hackers that disrupted high-speed satellite internet access in Ukraine coinciding with the Russian invasion, according to three people with direct knowledge of the attack. incident. Analysts from the United States National Security Agency, ANSSI, the French government organization in charge of cybersecurity, and Ukrainian intelligence services are ...

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Live Updates: Russia invades Ukraine

Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Iryna Venediktova talks to reporters during a press conference in Lviv, Ukraine, Wednesday, March 9. (Alyona Nikolaevich/Ukrinform/NurPhoto/AP) A strong and growing chorus calls for an international effort to investigate potential war crimes committed by Russian forces in Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Wednesday called the Russian shelling of a maternity and children’s hospital in the southern ...

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Poems and Rhapsodies: UConn Professors Fuse Ukrainian, French, British and American Sound

Centaur Records released the highly anticipated album “Poems & Rhapsodies” on February 11, 2022, recorded by the National Symphony of Ukraine with Volodymyr Sirenko as conductor, and features three distinguished professors from UConn’s music department – Solomiya Ivakhiv, associate professor of violin and viola, string leader and violinist; Kenneth Fuchs, professor of music composition and Grammy-winning composer; and Sophie Shao, ...

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Listen to the song of the lark

It is not the portrait of a bird. It is the portrait of a song presented in immobility, color and silence. By Paul Jones Jules Adolphe Breton Presented for the first time in Paris at the Salon of 1885, the painting was immediately taken over by a New York art dealer who resold it to the Chicagoan Henry Field, from ...

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NATO countries dump weapons in Ukraine, risking conflict with Russia

Sweden, which is not a NATO member, announced that it would send Ukraine 5,000 anti-tank weapons, 5,000 helmets, 5,000 body armor and 135,000 field rations, plus around 52 million dollars for the Ukrainian army. Finland, likewise, said it would deliver 2,500 assault rifles and 150,000 cartridges, 1,500 anti-tank weapons and 70,000 combat rations. But NATO has also taken steps to ...

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Obasanjo’s support for rebels seeking a new Nigeria

Published February 25, 2022 “Our country, Nigeria, needs more rebels. Those who will face it and say it’s not good, it’s not good for Nigeria. –Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo (The punchFebruary 20, 2022) The opening quote from a speech given last Saturday by General Olusegun Obasanjo (retired), a former head of state, highlights the constructive dimensions of rebels ...

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US and Europe say space cooperation with Russia not yet affected by Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON — US and European officials said Feb. 23 that space cooperation with Russia was unaffected even as that country continues to threaten a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. At a space diplomacy roundtable hosted by George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, US State Department officials said cooperation between NASA and Russia’s Roscosmos space agency on the Space Station international community ...

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Review: Staged concert ‘The Chevalier’ shines a light on an unjustly forgotten black genius

Joseph Bologna was a singular figure in the annals of music. Born in 1745 to a French plantation owner and slave mother in the Caribbean island colony of Guadeloupe and educated in Paris, Bologna defied vicious racism to become one of the world’s most celebrated composers and violin virtuosos. of his time. Yet even many people deeply rooted in classical ...

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Honduran ex-president seeks house arrest as US seeks extradition

Published on: 02/22/2022 – 05:44Amended: 02/22/2022 – 05:43 Tegucigalpa (AFP) – Lawyers for Honduran ex-president Juan Orlando Hernandez, wanted on drug trafficking charges in the United States, requested on Monday that he be placed under house arrest while the extradition case against him continues, a doorman said. -word. The 53-year-old is accused of facilitating the smuggling of some 500 tons ...

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Iranian fighter jet crashes into school, three dead

Published on: 02/21/2022 – 11:20 Tehran (AFP) – An Iranian F-5 fighter jet crashed into a school compound in the northwest city of Tabriz on Monday, killing two crew members and a bystander, authorities said. “Fortunately, the school has been closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic,” local official Mohammad-Bagher Honarvar told state television. The plane was on a training mission ...

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Colombian police interrupt drug lord hearing, cite escape plans

Published on: 02/18/2022 – 05:38 Bogotá (AFP) – Colombian police on Thursday halted a hearing for a notorious drug trafficker arrested late last year, saying they had found plans for a possible escape. According to an official statement, the police have ordered the “temporary suspension” of the hearing of Dairo Antonio Usuga, also known as “Otoniel”, before the Truth Commission, ...

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Indian embassy in Kyiv asks Indians to leave Ukraine

US President Joe Biden said Russia’s Defense Minister said some military units from Russia were returning from their positions near Ukraine. However, he added that the United States had not yet verified the troop withdrawal. and insisted analysts warned there was a presence of more than 150,000 troops encircling Ukraine and Belarus. He urged Americans to leave Ukraine and also ...

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Police surround former Honduran president’s home as US seeks extradition

Published on: 02/15/2022 – 06:01 The United States has called on the Honduran government to arrest and extradite former President Juan Orlando Hernandez, a Honduran government source said Monday, as police surrounded the former leader’s home. Speculation has swirled for months that the United States was planning to extradite Hernandez when he left office amid charges of colluding with drug ...

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A wave of embassies decamps in western Ukraine – POLITICO

Western governments evacuating diplomatic personnel from Kiev are increasingly setting up temporary embassies in Lviv, a Ukrainian city near the Polish border. The move comes as fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine intensify. US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke separately with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour each on Saturday as ...

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World News Roundup: Rains from Cyclone Batsirai bring temporary relief to Malagasy water seller; Biden and Putin to speak as Ukraine warnings mount and more

Here is a summary of current world news. Cyclone Batsirai rains bring temporary relief to Malagasy water vendor Standing by the side of a highway in southern Madagascar, Masy, a 25-year-old water seller, is grateful for the heavy rains that fell last week when Cyclone Batsirai struck. The commune of Sampona, where Masy lives with his five ...

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Israel evacuates Ukrainian embassy staff, families of diplomats; issues a travel warning

The Foreign Ministry issued a travel warning for Ukraine on Friday and announced the evacuation of embassy employees and the families of Israeli diplomats on duty amid fears of a Russian invasion. A ministry statement urged Israelis currently in Ukraine to consider leaving the country and “in any case to avoid approaching centers of tension.” He called on Israelis there ...

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Payday Loans Maine offers you financial assistance with no credit check or other paperwork –

Maine enjoys a low cost of living, affordable housing and many industries for work across the state. However, with a median state income of $56,000, Maine residents earn less than the national average. This leaves many residents with unpaid bills while waiting for payday. Don’t let a big utility bill or an extra trip to the grocery store lead to ...

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Man admits threatening French couple with fake US government letter while employed by DHS

Washington— A Virginia man has admitted that while employed by the Department of Homeland Security, he and his wife wrote a letter on fake State Department letterhead and posed as a civil servant in order to threaten a French couple who had employed their daughter as an au pair in the south of the country. France. In court on Monday, ...

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The crisis that marked Blinken’s first year

In another example, department officials noted that the Biden administration stepped in to help Lithuania, through the U.S. Export-Import Bank, after China launched a trade war against the tiny country. Baltic. The aid has been welcomed, both by smaller nations that have been caught between the United States and China under the Trump administration, and by close allies who have ...

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The Observer’s view on the upcoming French elections | Observer Editorial

The French presidential election is still two months away and the likeliest winner, according to opinion polls, incumbent President Emmanuel Macron has yet to declare his candidacy. Yet one outcome already seems certain: the vote will be another, possibly terminal, disaster for the once-dominant Socialist Party and, more broadly, for the French left. Important lessons can be learned from this ...

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France to help UAE secure airspace against growing attacks | Military news

The defense minister said France was also involved in aerial surveillance using Rafale jets stationed in Abu Dhabi. France will help the United Arab Emirates’ air defense system after a series of ballistic missile and drone attacks launched from Yemen by Houthi rebels on the Gulf country, its defense minister said on Friday. Paris maintains close economic and political ties ...

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Today in History | 100 years ago

Associated press Today is Tuesday, January 21, the 21st day of 2020. There are 345 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in the story: On January 21, 1861, Jefferson Davis of Mississippi and four other Southerners whose states had seceded from the Union resigned from the United States Senate. In 1793, during the French Revolution, King Louis XVI, condemned ...

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China’s Standoff with France and the EU on the Uyghur Issue – Greek City Times

China denounced a French parliament resolution a few weeks ago accusing Beijing of committing genocide against its Uyghur Muslim population, a move that soured relations ahead of the Winter Olympics. The resolution joined a chorus of Western nations condemning Beijing for what they say is the incarceration of an estimated one million Uyghurs in forced labor camps, calling “the atrocities ...

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Foreign Secretary Marise Payne to visit France to restore relations after underwater row

Marise Payne is set to travel to Paris next month for a key meeting between European and Indo-Pacific foreign ministers, potentially offering the government a chance to start mending relations with France following the acrimonious dispute over subs. -sailors. Key points: Foreign ministers’ meeting expected to focus on building greater ‘strategic autonomy’ and increasing investment in the Indo-Pacific The United ...

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Richard Duchossois, horse racing icon from Chicago, dies at 100 – NBC Chicago

Former Arlington International Racetrack owner Richard Duchossois died Friday at his Chicago-area home. He was 100 years old. Duchossois, better known as “Mr. D” to those close to him, “passed away peacefully” at his suburban home in Barrington Hills, according to a statement. Within his extensive portfolio of businesses, Duchossois was best known in the Chicago area for rebuilding Arlington ...

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Frenchman Macron goes his own way and seeks dialogue with Russia | United States government and politics

By SYLVIE CORBET – The Associated Press PARIS (AP) — There is still room for diplomacy in the Ukraine crisis. At least that is the belief of French President Emmanuel Macron, who continues to push for dialogue with Russia despite signs of potential war. His stance reflects France’s post-World War II tradition of charting its own geopolitical course, refusing to ...

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Draft vs Commitment – Pine Bluffs Post

Since the dawn of history, there has been some form of army across the world. At first it was a “right of passage to become a soldier”, whether you “enlisted” or were taken from your home camp or village and found yourself serving a ruler, king or a country. “Conscription is the compulsory enlistment in a country’s armed forces, and ...

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Ladies in White opposition leader arrested in Cuba

Published on: 01/24/2022 – 10:18Amended: 01/24/2022 – 10:16 Havana (AFP) – A prominent Cuban dissident was arrested along with three other women in Havana, the capital, on Sunday, her husband said. Berta Soler, who leads the Ladies in White protest movement, was arrested before a regular demonstration in support of political prisoners, former dissident Angel Moya confirmed to AFP. Long ...

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Ontario Investing $18.9M to Build a New French School in London – London

The Minister of Education announced more than $19 million to build a new French-language Catholic high school in London, Ontario, and to upgrade existing child care spaces. Ontario has committed $18.9 million for the construction of a new secondary school for the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, the French Catholic board, as well as $267,000 for the renovation of a daycare ...

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French group Permanent Revolution blocks fight against Macron’s mass infection policy

As teachers and students rally in the United States, France, Italy, Greece and beyond against official pandemic protocols, the Permanent Revolution a group linked to the Pabloite New Anti-Capitalist Party (NPA) is working to block a fight to stop mass infections in schools. A chasm of class separates it from the call by the Socialist Equality Party (PES) to create ...

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Postcard from Paris: An unsung and forgotten national hero

Through Denis Lennox, CP Contributor | Sunday, January 16, 2022 The tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette in the Picpus cemetery in Paris. | Denis Lennox Largely overlooked in Paris, a city full of monuments and other sites popular with tourists, is the tomb of the Marquis de Lafayette. Not only did Marie Joseph Yves Roches Gilbert du Motier serve ...

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Vladimir Putin News: Russia Will Stage False Flag Attack on Its Own Embassy to Trigger War in Ukraine | World | News

The potential trigger for a war between the United States and Russia was revealed after US intelligence agents uncovered Russian saboteurs inside Ukraine. US intelligence says Kremlin operatives are plotting a “false flag” operation to create a pretext to invade Ukraine. This could potentially drag the US into conflict with Russia, as US Undersecretary of State Victoria Nuland has refused ...

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The 10 biggest and most visited music concerts of all time

Music concerts are the main driver of the contemporary music industry. According to a study by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PWC), the live music industry will be worth $ 31 billion globally in 2022 with an annual growth rate of 3.3%. there is no better way to experience the talent and creativity of an artist than to watch and listen live in ...

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Kazakh President issues kill order to quell protests

Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Friday issued a shooting order to kill security forces in the face of protesters after a week of unrest in the Central Asian country. In a nationally televised address, the president said: “Terrorists continue to damage public and private property and use weapons against civilians. I ordered the police to shoot to kill without warning. ...

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The long history of anti-Haitism in the Dominican Republic

Dominican soldier stands near 118 mile border wall built by the Dominican Republic to prevent Haitian migrants from entering / Credit: La Prensa Latina Editor’s Note: The following is the author’s analysis and was originally published in Eurasia Review. On December 16, two diplomats from the Haitian Embassy — Williamson Jean and Jackson Lorrain — were stopped en route from ...

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A new variant of COVID-19 emerges in France with more mutations than omicron

Sir David Attenborough calls again to save plant life with BBC TV series ‘The Green Planet’ BOGOTA: Rising over 250 feet above the forest floor, California redwoods are the largest living things on the planet. It is at the foot of one of these 3,000-year-old giants that English broadcaster and nature historian Sir David Attenborough opens his new series, “The ...

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Sudanese forces seal Khartoum ahead of new anti-coup rally

Published on: 12/30/2021 – 10:32 Khartoum (AFP) – Sudanese security forces deployed on the streets of Khartoum on Thursday, isolating the capital from its suburbs and cutting off the mobile internet as opponents of the military government prepared to stage further protests. Pro-democracy activists continued a campaign of street protests against the army’s October 25 coup despite a crackdown that ...

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Russian FM: Security talks with US to start after the holidays | Ap

Russia: security talks with US to start after holidays MOSCOW – Talks between Russia and the United States on Moscow’s demand for Western guarantees preventing NATO expansion in Ukraine will begin immediately after the New Year’s holiday period, Russia’s top diplomat said on Monday. “It is with the United States that we will conduct most of the negotiations, which will ...

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A BIPOC tarot deck to navigate difficult times

El Sumo Sacerdote (The Hierophant) card from Nomadic Press’s new tarot deck (all images courtesy of Nomadic Press, unless otherwise noted) OAKLAND, CA – Tarot in Pandemic and Revolution, a unique collaboration of art and poetry, just released by Nomadic Press, a nonprofit community organization in Oakland and Brooklyn that advances the work of intentionally marginalized voices. Inspired by a ...

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Libya urged to postpone presidential poll ‘quickly’

Published on: 12/24/2021 – 9:32 PMAmended: 12/24/2021 – 9:30 PM London (AFP) – The United States and four European powers on Friday urged war-torn Libya to quickly set a new date for a delayed presidential election. In a joint statement, they urged the leaders of the North African country to designate a new date “quickly” and release the final list ...

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Was Jesus on the left or on the right? – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article How did Jesus associate with the right? He was a son of refugees who stood up for the poor and urged his followers not to throw the first stone. But when it comes to the ballot box, Jesus has become the political property of die-hard conservatives and anti-migration populists less inclined to turn ...

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Palace thanks the international community for its help to the victims of Odette

MANILA – Malacañang on Wednesday thanked countries and organizations for their support to areas affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Odette. Acting presidential spokesman, Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles, said those countries and organizations have pledged financial and in-kind assistance. “We are also grateful to our friends in the international community, our partners and our allies for their offers of assistance,” ...

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Told US, Russia and France that they will manufacture defense systems in India: Rajnath Singh

INDIA Told friendly countries like the United States, Russia and France that the country’s defense equipment should be made in India now, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday. He mentioned that India cannot remain dependent on other nations for its security needs. Speaking at the annual convention of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Singh said, ...

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Missionaries kidnapped in Haiti: what happened and when were they released?

The Haitian national police have confirmed that all 17 members of a North American Christian missionary group kidnapped two months ago have now been released. Five had previously been released, but the remaining 12 were found on the outskirts of Port au Prince, the capital of Haiti. Officials have yet to say whether a ransom was paid to secure their ...

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France, Germany and Ukraine seek new peace talks with Russia

Macron, Scholz and Zelenskiy reunited in Brussels Leaders aim to revive four-party talks with Russia Leaders of five former Soviet Union states join EU for summit Georgia, Ukraine and Moldova finally want to join the EU BRUSSELS, Dec. 15 (Reuters) – Leaders of France, Germany and Ukraine on Wednesday sought to relaunch talks with Russia while maintaining pressure on Moscow ...

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One year later, execution of dissident by Iran shakes exiles

PARIS (AFP) – A year after dissident Ruhollah Zam was executed in Iran after he was apparently lured from France, his hanging strikes fear Iranian opposition exiles beyond the Islamic Republic. Zam, the founder of a popular Telegram channel scorned by Iranian authorities for its use during the November 2019 protests, was executed on December 12 last year just weeks ...

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In Saudi Arabia, Washington City Council renames street in front of embassy, ​​says Khashoggi

In a scathing rebuke to one of the United States’ oldest allies in the Middle East, the Washington, DC city council passed a bill renaming the street outside the Saudi embassy after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi . Khashoggi was brutally murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul in October 2018 by a team of Saudi assassins who, according ...

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The French Ambassador visits an immersion school in Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (AP) – Nestled in an oak-lined neighborhood of Lafayette is Myrtle Place Elementary, where more than 350 children from kindergarten to grade five learn in French. The school is one of the few schools in the state to be considered a full French immersion school, meaning that everything rather than a percentage of daily instruction takes place in ...

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Latest news: Evergrande summoned by Chinese officials after warning over debt demand

At least six U.S. states have confirmed cases of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, with Nebraska the latest to confirm a batch of infections of the new strain. Since California confirmed the first reported case of Omicron in the United States on Dec. 1, the variant has been detected in Minnesota, New York, Colorado and Hawaii, Rochelle Walensky, director ...

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Joséphine Baker: dancer, WWII spy and civil rights activist honored at the French Pantheon | World news

Joséphine Baker will be the first black woman to be honored by the French government with a place in the Pantheon. President Emmanuel Macron has decided that she will be buried in the building in Paris – a monument to France’s national heroes and where some of its most revered historical figures are buried – in response to a major ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The French government awards the distinctions Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit to Mr. Peter Borer

HONG KONG, Oct. 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH) is delighted to announce that the French government has awarded the distinction of Chevalier in the National Order of the Legion of Honor and Chevalier in the Order of Agricultural Merit on MSM Deputy Managing Director, Mr. Pierre Borer, during a private ceremony held ...

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French senators meet Taiwan’s Tsai amid Chinese tensions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) – A group of French senators visiting Taiwan as part of a regular parliamentary exchange met President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday morning during a trip that comes at a particularly tense time between China and the autonomous island. Tsai spoke briefly before their meeting, presenting former French Defense Minister Alain Richard with the Order of Auspicious Clouds, ...

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NATO bans spying on 8 Russian mission members

Published on: 06/10/2021 – 20:10 Brussels (AFP) NATO announced Wednesday that it had withdrawn their accreditation from eight members of the Russian mission to the Alliance, calling them “undeclared Russian intelligence officers”, that is to say spies. A NATO official said that “we can also confirm that we have reduced the number of positions the Russian Federation can accredit to ...

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The French ambassador returns to Australia to “redefine the terms of the relationship”

Paris: France will return its ambassador to Australia in Canberra following a bitter dispute over a new defense pact that sank a $ 90 billion submarine contract. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, who last month accused the Morrison government of stabbing Paris in the back over the AUKUS deal, made the announcement while being questioned by lawmakers French Wednesday ...

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How Haiti Was Forced To Pay Reparations For Freedom: Planet Money: NPR

Baron de Mackau of France presenting demands to Jean-Pierre Boyer, President of Haiti, in 1825 Wikipedia hide caption toggle legend Wikipedia Baron de Mackau of France presenting demands to Jean-Pierre Boyer, President of Haiti, in 1825 Wikipedia In recent weeks, thousands of refugees from Haiti have arrived at the US-Mexico border, desperate for a better life. Most left Haiti years ...

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Ours is bigger! France mocks size of British warship visiting Vietnam – radio free Asia

A British frigate ended a visit to Vietnam on Monday and left some turbulence in its wake – an unlikely social media feud between Britain and France. The acrimony between Britain and France was fueled by Brexit and the new AUKUS (Australia-UK-US) security pact that led Australia to cancel a large submarine contract with France in favor of American and ...

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Khashoggi’s widow urges US to hold Saudis to account 3 years later

Published on: 02/10/2021 – 04:10Amended: 02/10/2021 – 04:09 Washington (AFP) The widow of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi on Friday questioned US President Joe Biden’s pledge to hold the kingdom accountable three years after the writer’s brutal murder. On the occasion of the anniversary, Hatice Cengiz traveled to Washington for a protest in front of the Saudi Embassy and a night ...

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Opposition quits Senate to protest “gasoline bomb” – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Amid warnings against ignoring the critical consequences of ever higher price hikes, the Senate opposition held a walkout from the house on Friday to protest the government’s act of “dropping a Molotov cocktail »Twice in a month and the absence of the Minister of Finance to answer questions related to the unprecedented rise in the prices of petroleum products. ...

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US, Europe Announce New Trade Cooperation, But Disputes Persist

WASHINGTON – The United States and the European Union took a step this week towards a closer alliance by announcing a new partnership for trade and technology, but tensions over various strategic and economic issues still linger in the background. The creation of the Trade and Technology Council, which aims to establish a united front on sophisticated business practices and ...

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Fears rebuff by Australian submarines in France could sever economic ties with the EU | Aukus

The postponement of trade talks between the European Union and Australia has raised fears in Canberra that a split with France over the abandoned submarine contract could slow the pressure for closer economic ties. The EU confirmed on Friday reports that the 12th round of negotiations – originally scheduled for October – had been postponed until November. The opposition Labor ...

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“Someone lied”: French Foreign Minister accuses Australia of treason of submarines during last rounding | Australian foreign policy

France accused Australia of lying shortly before Canberra canceled a major submarine contract, with France’s foreign minister saying “someone lied”. With no sign of imminent easing of tensions between the two countries, Jean-Yves Le Drian told a parliamentary hearing that Australia had never expressed doubts about the $ 56 billion submarine contract. euros (AU $ 90 billion) or the Indo-Pacific ...

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Israeli Foreign Minister lands in Bahrain for historic visit

Published on: 09/30/2021 – 09:06Amended: 09/30/2021 – 09:05 Manama (AFP) Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday began a historic visit to Bahrain, where he will open the Israeli embassy a year after the normalization of relations negotiated by the United States. The senior Israeli diplomat landed at Manama airport, where a Gulf Air plane was due to take off ...

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Reunion Queen crowned over 40 years ago returns to ENMU to participate in 2021 reunion parade, reflects on career in education and as senior diplomat for the US State Department

Greyhound Grad Sherry ‘Gwyn’ (Dean) Buzzell returns to Eastern New Mexico University this week to celebrate the reunion over 40 years after being crowned Reunion Queen in 1980. She will participate in the reunion parade this weekend and will enjoy other festivities. Ms. Buzzell, who received an AA in Business, AA in Religion, and a Bachelor of Education from Eastern ...

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Scott Morrison endangers national security, says Malcolm Turnbull

“He is one of the great leaders of our time – an extremely important figure in world politics, and of course especially in Europe,” he said. “I am not going to quote it, but what you have heard from the French government are opinions shared by all.” The former prime minister said Mr Morrison “both by his own character, is ...

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Eclipse of Europe | Columns

For centuries up to and including the 20th century, Europe seemed to be the pivotal point in the history of the world. Then came the Great Civil War in the West, our Thirty Years’ War (1914-1945), where all the great European powers – Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia – along with almost all the others, fought some of the ...

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Former Secretary of the US Navy has become Scott Morrison’s Aukus intermediary on the undersea plane | Aukus

A former secretary of the US Navy who advised the Australian government on dropping the French submarine deal will now act as an intermediary with US defense officials in a role of US $ 6,000 a day. Professor Donald Winter has revealed details of his expanded role in a case with the US Department of Justice, as Australia embarks on ...

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The Taliban did not keep their promises, according to France

New Delhi [India] September 28 (ANI): France said it was on the same wavelength as India on issues relating to Afghanistan, including potential terrorist threats emanating from the region. In an exclusive interview with ANI, France’s envoy to India Emmanuel Lenain said that the Taliban had so far not fulfilled any conditions set by the international community and “we are ...

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Orange announces the landing of a new transatlantic submarine cable in France

After starting the year by describing its intention to play a leading role in the connectivity route from the United States to Europe, Orange announced that it had laid the Amitie submarine telecommunications cable on a beach in the municipality. du Porge, near Bordeaux, France. Orange is a partner in this state-of-the-art 6,800 km cable project, which will link the ...

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The European eclipse, by Patrick Buchanan

For centuries up to and including the 20th century, Europe seemed to be the pivotal point in the history of the world. Then came the Great Civil War in the West, our Thirty Years’ War (1914-1945), where all the great European powers – Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Russia – along with almost all the others, fought some of the ...

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Dr Nadine E. Sabbagh, philanthropist and STEM pioneer, 73 years old | community, general news

NEW YORK – Dr Nadine Sabbagh, MD, a strong advocate for the Hellenic professional community as well as the professional women community, women in STEM and young professionals, passed away on July 30. She was 73 years old. Her eldest daughter, Christine E. Salboudis, made the announcement after the 40 days of great mourning, noting that “she and my maternal ...

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German elections herald Messier’s policy and weaker leadership after Merkel

BERLIN – After 16 years of Angela Merkel as chancellor, the Germans dispersed their voices across the political spectrum on Sunday in elections to replace her, a fractured return that heralds a more complicated political era in Germany and weaker German leadership in Europe. The preliminary official results gave the center-left Social Democrats a lead of 1.6 percentage points, a ...

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Missing Ambassador | Investigator’s opinion

Recently, a number of activities have taken place to mark the 70th anniversary of the Mutual Defense Treaty between the Philippines and the United States. Senior officials from the defense and state departments of both countries gathered in Washington to celebrate the occasion. But amid calls for greater cooperation and a stronger alliance to include a review of the agreement ...

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Politics class: Australia, France escalate war of words over cancellation of submarine deal

FT High School Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about FT high school news. This teacher-chosen article with suggested questions is part of the Financial Times Free School Access Program. Details / registration here. Specification: Edexcel Global Policy Component 2: Power and Development and Global Governance Politics and Economics Edexcel component 1: Political ...

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Defense staff offered advice for ‘stress and uncertainty’ after cancellation of French secondary agreement

As Australia shifts to a nuclear-powered fleet, military and Department of Defense personnel who feel overwhelmed by the discontinuation of France’s $ 90 billion submarine program are offered professional support as well. that the assurance that their positions will be maintained. Key points: The Defense Chief and Departmental Secretary wrote to staff, acknowledging that the abandonment of the French submarine ...

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Haiti: paying the price for freedom since 1804

By LaKeshia N. Myers Representative LaKeshia Myers James Brown once said, “You have to pay the price to be the boss. A small Caribbean nation bordering the Dominican Republic; separated by the Dajabon River and hundreds of years of history, Haiti fought for independence from European control and has continued to pay the price ever since. Prior to independence, Haiti ...

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Australia owes nothing to France – Nikkei Asia

Ian Lloyd Neubauer is an Australian freelance journalist. Treason. Duplicity. A blow to the back. A breach of trust. These are just a few of the colorful ways that French officials have described Australia’s decision to cancel a 2016 deal to build 12 conventionally-powered submarines in favor of at least eight submarines at nuclear propulsion supplied by the United States ...

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“There is a Jew hiding behind me, come and kill him”

When the former Trump administration announced that it was moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in December 2017, the reaction in the Muslim world and among Muslim communities in the West was, as expected. wait, furious. In the Friday sermons that followed this announcement, several imams around the world denounced Israel in purely anti-Semitic terms, many of ...

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House approves funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

WASHINGTON – The House overwhelmingly approved $ 1 billion in new funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system on Thursday, after a debate that revealed bitter divisions among Democrats over U.S. policy toward the one of his closest allies. The vote was 420: 9 to help Israel replace missile interceptors used in heavy fighting in a devastating rocket and ...

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America’s humiliation of France will have lasting effects

Sep 25, 2021 TIT TIDE was pleasantly tall, the seaweed on the white sands of Cornish beach carefully combed out of sight. Seven world leaders returned from their seaside photos for interviews. As they walked, only one was entitled to the US presidential arm, a full grip in the back, and for a total of 37 seconds: French President Emmanuel ...

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Morning mail: the future of the track and the Covid trace in doubt, the French row rumbles, gongs for the barges |

gHello. Covid-19 tracking and tracing efforts could be scaled back as vaccination rates rise, an expert has warned, the fury of French submarines continues, and climatologists are calling for an end to fracking of the Beetaloo basin. The professor who led the modeling behind Australia’s four-phase reopening plan said it was time to scale back the public health response “from ...

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Rwanda: Who is Isaac Kamali, the genocide fugitive in France?

Isaac Kamali, a genocide suspect living in France, was indicted last week, on September 16, by a French anti-terrorism prosecutor for involvement in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The naturalized French citizen is one of the many genocide fugitives living in France, having obtained nationality there in 2002. He is wanted by Rwanda for participation in the ...

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Who is Isaac Kamali, the genocide fugitive in France? | New times

Isaac Kamali, a genocide suspect living in France, was indicted last week, on September 16, by a French anti-terrorism prosecutor for involvement in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. The naturalized French citizen is one of the many genocide fugitives living in France, having obtained nationality there in 2002. He is wanted by Rwanda for participation in the ...

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Australian documents showed French submarine project had been under threat for years

SYDNEY, Sept.21 (Reuters) – France should not have been surprised that Australia canceled a submarine contract as major concerns over delays, cost overruns and adequacy were formally expressed and publicly for years, Australian politicians have said. Paris recalled its ambassadors from Canberra and Washington, saying it was caught off guard by Canberra’s decision to build nuclear submarines with the United ...

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WWII Georgia veterinarian who witnessed German surrender honored by French government

Louis Graziano received the medal of the Legion of Honor from the hands of Consul General Vincent Hommeril on Friday September 17th. Photo: Consulate General of France in Atlanta A Georgia Veteran of World War II who participated in the Normandy landings and is considered the last living witness to the German surrender in Reims, France received the highest distinction ...

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Demonstration against Kosovo’s ban on cars registered in Serbia

Published on: 09/20/2021 – 19:50Amended: 09/20/2021 – 19:48 Jarinje (Kosovo) (AFP) Hundreds of ethnic Serbs on Monday blocked roads in northern Kosovo leading to its only two border crossings with Serbia to protest Pristina’s ban on entering cars with Serbian license plates. The feud has arisen over Kosovo’s use of plates with RKS (Republic of Kosovo) on them, implying its ...

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