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Omicron: world on high alert over new variant of coronavirus

The new, potentially more transmissible mutation was first discovered in South Africa and has since been detected in Australia, the UK, Germany, Israel, Italy, the Czech Republic and Hong Kong. Israel is banning all foreigners from entering the country in response to Omicron’s fears, authorities said on Saturday. The ban, …

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An American actor helping the young people of Seine-Saint-Denis: “Their diversity is a wealth”

Putting Seine-Saint-Denis on the same footing as the poor regions of Mexico, Uganda and South Sudan raises eyebrows. As in other parts of the world, the Oscar winner wants to launch programs to teach mediation and conflict resolution techniques and entrepreneurship to young people. Seine-Saint-Denis, north-east of Paris, is the …

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Priti Patel fights against the incessant crossings of the Channel in small boats | Priti Patel

Priti Patel, so long the darling of the hard-right Conservative Party, is having a tough weekend. Once again she is grappling with the same issue that has dominated her tenure as Home Secretary – how to prevent people from seeking refuge by traveling to the UK in small boats. Patience …

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Nepal to start issuing ePassports from today

The Passport Department is issuing biometric passports starting Wednesday, in a significant development in Nepal’s passport regime. 102-year-old historian Satya Mohan Joshi will receive the country’s first electronic passport from Foreign Minister Narayan Khadka at a reception to be held in the department’s new building in Tripureshwar. Previously, passports were …

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Labor say submarine plan has ‘no credibility’ as it warns of capacity gap

Naval Chief Vice Admiral Mike Noonan revealed last month that the six Collins-class submarines, which were built in the 1990s, may have to undergo two full rebuilds over the next several decades to keep them in service if the nuclear ships were not ready by 2040.. “Given the testimony of …

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West Sacramento family search for missing French Bulldog

A West Sacramento family is desperate for the public’s help in locating their beloved 10 month old French Bulldog named Sparrow. WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif .– Monica Schlaegel’s gray and tan dog was wearing a bright yellow harness without a collar when he accidentally escaped their home in West Sacramento at …

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The BMW Owner’s Extreme Solution to Paris’ ‘Aggressive’ Parking Culture

The French are known to be let–to do Drivers. But Parisian drivers are easily the worst of all. It’s a losing combination of congestion, poorly designed roads and the dismissive behavior of most Parisians (if the stereotype is to be believed). So, if you own a rare German sports car, …

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Alexander County water supply projects near completion

ALEXANDER COUNTY (November 3, 2021) – Two water projects in Alexander County are nearing completion and residents are encouraged to tap into the new water lines by Dec. 31 to take advantage of the reduced tap fees. At the November 1 meeting, the Alexander County Council of Commissioners heard a …

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Radars are back in action in France with 4,700 radars

The government’s budget for 2022-2023 foresees that 4,700 radars of all types will be operational, with a fine estimated at 714 million euros. This year he expects to receive less than € 700m – far less than the € 809m he originally planned – because fewer cars on the road, …

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