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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 …

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“Weaving a Basket of Hope”: Multnomah County Honors Indigenous Peoples Day

October 11, 2021 “Every day is Indigenous Peoples Day. This is how Brianna Bragg, (Ihanktonwan, French and Norwegian), describes the connection of the Indigenous community to its history and future. But the official declaration of Indigenous Peoples Day is yet another day to remember, Bragg said, as it represents generations …

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Seychelles Ministry of Culture seeks to lure island nation’s youth through vanilla market

Hoping to inspire young Seychellois to revive the island nation’s vanilla industry, the Ministry of Culture recently hosted a conference on the history of the plant in commemoration of the 155th anniversary of its introduction to the Seychelles. . Introduced in 1866, vanilla was one of the island nation’s earliest …

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CHR President Chito Gascon succumbs to Covid-19

GOODBYE. The president of the Human Rights Commission (CHR), José Luis Martin “Chito” Gascon, died at the age of 57 after his fight against Covid-19, his family announced on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Gascon was appointed president of the CHR in 2015. (Photo by Chito Gascon Facebook) MANILA – The …

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The drinking water advisory is undefined on the French island

LA CROSSE, Wisconsin (AP) – State environmental regulators are willing to spend more than half a million dollars a year to provide bottled water to nearly 1,200 households on the French island due to concerns about contaminated drinking water. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Health …

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France: Degrading treatment of migrants around Calais

(Paris) – French authorities routinely subject adults and children living in migrant camps around Calais to degrading treatment, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Five years after the demolition by the French authorities of the vast migrant camp in Calais, often called the “Jungle”, more than 1,000 …

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Dr. Souley Amadou appointed Legal Director and Director of the Legal Services Department of the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Souley Amadou as Legal Advisor and Director of the Legal Services Department, effective November 1, 2021. A transactional lawyer, Dr Souley Amadou has more than 25 years of professional experience in the legal field, including more than …

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French President Emmanuel Macron to meet US President Joe Biden at G20, hopes to re-engage after Aukus pact

US President Joe Biden speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron. (To file) Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he hoped to bridge a gap with his US counterpart Joe Biden when they met in Rome in late October, saying he wanted longtime allies to work together “in good …

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France launches a survey on the 2012 call for tenders for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project

October 5 (Renewables Now) – The National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) opens a preliminary investigation into the conditions which led the promoter of the 496 MW offshore wind project in Saint-Brieuc to win a call for tenders for the construction of the park wind farm off Brittany, Agence France-Presse reported …

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French Foreign Ministry confirms meeting between Le Drian and Blinken on October 5

PARIS (UrduPoint News / Spoutnik – October 05, 2021) The meeting between French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will take place on Tuesday, and leaders will discuss actions to restore confidence between nations, confirmed the French Foreign Ministry. In mid-September, France was taken …

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