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Russians rush to buy imported goods as retail giants close in Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has entered its 10th day and the first appears increasingly isolated from a slew of government sanctions and the closure of major tech stores and retailers in the region. After the Russian invasion of Ukraine, American and European tech and retail giants quickly shut down operations …

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Ottawa’s decision on the Bay du Nord oil project off Newfoundland has been delayed for 40 days

A decision on the Bay du Nord oil project off Newfoundland will be delayed an additional 40 days, according to federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault. In a news release on Friday, the federal government says more time is needed to decide whether the project is likely to cause “significant adverse …

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Emirates News Agency – 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit opens

DUBAI, 28th February, 2022 (WAM) — Mattar Al Tayer, Managing Director, Chairman of the Board of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the 4th Emirati-French Business Engagement Summit that s is held under the theme: Innovative and Sustainable Mobility Solutions, Building the City of Tomorrow at the French …

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Russian-Ukrainian crisis: US officials issue new round of warnings to Moscow over signs of impending invasion

Vice President Harris and Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated Biden’s assessment that Russian President Vladimir Putin made the decision to invade within days. “Everything leading up to a real invasion seems to be happening,” Blinken said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” US officials have warned that Russia is …

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A lesson from the Mahabharata

The two most catastrophic moves leading up to the Mahabharata War were the rolling of the dice and the stripping of Draupadi. Many outrages had taken place earlier which could have led to a war between the clans and kingdoms of the time. Warriors had been insulted, cows had been …

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Russian bombers fly over Belarus amid Ukrainian tensions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia sent a pair of long-range nuclear-capable bombers on patrol over its ally Belarus on Saturday amid growing tensions over Ukraine. The Russian Defense Ministry said the two Tu-22M3 bombers trained to interact with the Belarusian air force and air defense during a four-hour mission. The flight …

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Biden meets with European leaders on threat of Russian invasion of Ukraine

WASHINGTON- US President Joe Biden is meeting virtually Monday afternoon with key European leaders over the lingering threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine as he plans to send several thousand US troops to the Baltics and Europe from the east. Biden has not decided to move US military equipment …

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Western reluctance on Nord Stream II gas pipeline, SWIFT emboldens Russia

Major General Andrei Sukhovetsky, commander of the Novorossiysk Guards Mountain Air Assault … [+] division of the Russian Airborne Troops, takes part in an exercise in Opuk in March 2021. (Photo by Sergei MalgavkoTASS via Getty Images) Sergei Malgavko/TASS Like the possibility of a Russian invasion of Ukraine becomes more …

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Covid-19 update: 25 new community cases, including 8 confirmed cases of Omicron

There are 25 new cases of Covid-19 in the community today, including eight confirmed cases of the Omicron variant. Photo: 123rf.com There are 13 new community cases in Auckland, four in Waikato, four in Northland, two in Nelson Tasman, one in Rotorua 1 and one in Manawatū. One of Nelson …

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Migrant crossings: 10 political leaders explored the use of powerful sonic weapons to disrupt travel across the English Channel | Political news

The 10 political bosses explored the use of powerful sonic weapons to force migrants to turn back in the English Channel, amid a growing row over how to handle the situation. Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) are already installed on two Border Force vessels but are used to issue voice …

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Covid-19 Delta outbreak: School kids getting bitten today, 16 community cases

New ZealandUpdate Jan 17, 2022 12:15 a.m.4 minute read Schoolchildren are getting their shots of Covid-19 from today as the highly transmissible variant of Omicron continues to hover on New Zealand’s doorstep. There are 16 community cases of the virus today, the health ministry said. Today’s new community cases are …

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The Omicron change in Europe: pandemic or endemic?

LONDON – In Britain, France, Spain and other countries in Europe, politicians and some public health experts are advocating a new approach to the coronavirus pandemic that is both bold and resigned: that illness is becoming an inescapable part of daily life. Governments are seizing a moment when their populations …

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Half of French primary schools should close because of teachers’ strike | France

France faces one of its biggest education strikes in decades on Thursday, as around 75% of teachers are set to step down, forcing the closure of half of the country’s primary schools in protest against management by the government of Covid-19 measures in the education sector. President Emmanuel Macron this …

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Sheikh Mohammed honors the winners of the Dubai Appreciation Award for Community Service

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (center) pays tribute to Khalaf Al Habtoor (left) in the presence of Lieutenant General Dhahi Khalfan Tamim (right) during the award ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai on Tuesday Image Credit: Twitter / @ DXBMediaOffice Dubai: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice …

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Omicron imposes France’s social contract on Covid

PARIS – The deal was simple: get vaccinated and resume a normal life. In a country with high levels of doubts about Covid-19 vaccines and citizens quick to challenge authority, the deal was an unexpected success. He made France one of the most vaccinated countries in Europe, called off street …

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4 ways to spoil French Christmas dinner – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article How do you spoil French Christmas? With Australian wine? British cuisine? Or maybe just a good old school argument. Any party that involves a family reunion brings with it its fair share of political disagreements and wrangling. But yelling at each other about …

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How France lost Mali: failure to quell the jihadist threat opens the door to Russia

Upon his arrival in the Saharan Malian city of Timbuktu in 2013 to celebrate his liberation from the Islamists with the help of French forces, then French President François Hollande was greeted as a hero and acclaimed with cries of “Vive France ! ” Less than nine years later, France …

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India registers 7,350 new cases in the last 24 hours; If given, the booster should be different from the first 2 vaccines, experts say

Read more aimed at tackling the rapid spread of the Omicron variant across the UK. India’s leading technical advisory body on Covid-19 vaccination has suggested that the third or booster dose, when given, should be a vaccine based on a different platform than the first two doses. Senior government sources …

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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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Back to school: CEOs revise French after the tumult of the Quebec language

Nov. 17 (Reuters) – A linguistic fury rocking Quebec businesses has prompted some companies to scramble to improve the French skills of their senior executives in order to avoid the kind of public relations nightmare that has engulfed Air Canada ( AC.TO) earlier this month. Language remains a sensitive issue …

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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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French people get political chills with Oprah-style TV show with Le Pen – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article PARIS – France was the country where presidents could hide illegitimate children in plain sight, politicians could pursue multiple love stories, and no one printed what everyone knew. But the French are taking a liking to reality TV shows featuring politicians – a …

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Group of Conservative MPs to Form ‘Civil Liberties’ Caucus to Speak Out for Vaccines

Politics Insider for November 5, 2021: A “Civil Liberties Caucus” Emerges; more talks on the NDP-Liberal deal; Anita Anand’s action plan Group of 15 to 30 Conservative MPs and Senators set to launch ‘civil liberties caucus’ to defend anti-vaccines who risk losing their jobs, reports Abbas Ranna in the Hill …

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Protesters killed in Sudan on day considered test for army

NAIROBI, Kenya – Three people were killed and more than 100 injured in Sudan on Saturday, a group of medics said as pro-democracy crowds flooded the streets in defiance of a military coup this week which ushered in a new era of uncertainty for one of Africa’s largest countries. Activists …

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Australian Foreign Minister to meet with French Ambassador to try to bridge the submarine divide | Aukus

The Australian Foreign Minister will meet the French ambassador next week to try to bridge the damaging diplomatic gap on the submarines, while declaring to regret “the deep disappointment that France feels”. While the government hopes to start mending relations with France, Australian officials have also shared details of friction …

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Mali did not ask any group to negotiate with Islamist militants

Malian Prime Minister Choguel Maiga addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly at the United Nations headquarters in New York, USA, September 25, 2021. Kena Betancur / Pool via REUTERS / File Photo BAMAKO, October 21 (Reuters) – The Malian government said Thursday that it had not …

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UK Covid: Britain has more new cases than France, Germany, Italy and Spain combined

“We are sacrificing our chance to see loved ones at Christmas, so we have a better chance of protecting their lives so that we can see them in the coming Christmases,” Johnson said, taking a potentially life-defining step he had. excluded only a few days. earlier. But the Delta variant …

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Seal of Confession a subject of debate after French abuse report – Catholic Philly

By Catholic News Service • Posted on October 15, 2021 PARIS (CNS) – Church and government leaders in France disagree over whether priests should be required to report child abuse if they learn about it in the sacrament of confession. Archbishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, president of the French Bishops’ Conference, …

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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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Peruvian community suspends protest against Glencore’s Antapaccay mine, local leader says

LIMA, October 8 (Reuters) – An Andean community in Peru on Friday suspended a protest and blockade against Glencore’s Antapaccay mine (GLEN.L), after reaching a deal to start talks for a new agreement between the mine and the residents, said a community leader. Residents of Espinar, Cusco, had blocked a …

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Nord Stream 2 Approval Could Lower European Gas Prices, Russia Says | Gas

Russia’s deputy prime minister said certification of the Nord Stream 2 submarine pipeline, which is awaiting clearance from the German regulator, could curb the spike in European gas prices. Prices have risen sharply in response to a recovery in demand, especially from Asia, with low storage levels. The price of …

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Russia says Nord Stream 2 clearance could cool gas prices in Europe

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with members of the government via video link at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow, Russia on October 5, 2021. Sputnik / Alexei Druzhinin / Kremlin via REUTERS Russia awaits authorization for Nord Stream 2 from Germany Gas prices in Europe at their …

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Revealed: Czech PM used offshore companies to buy £ 13million French mansion | Czech Republic

Billionaire Czech Prime Minister Andrej BabiÅ¡ is under pressure to explain a convoluted offshore structure he used to finance his purchase of a £ 13million mansion in the south of France. The revelation that BabiÅ¡ controls a group of foreign companies comes as he runs for general election in the …

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Tunisian Saied tells French Macron that a national dialogue will take place soon

Tunisian President Kais Saied is sworn in in Tunis, Tunisia, October 23, 2019. REUTERS / Zoubeir Souissi PARIS, October 2 (Reuters) – Tunisian President Kais Saied told French President Emmanuel Macron that a national dialogue would take place soon, Macron’s office said on Saturday after speaking by phone. Saied’s mention …

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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 …

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France is implementing “price protection” measures in the face of soaring energy prices

Prime Minister Jean Castex announced yesterday (September 30) a series of “price protection” measures to counter rising energy prices in France. In October, the regulated gas tariff increased by 12.6%. This tariff is set by the Ministries of the Economy and Energy and the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) and applied …

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Boris Johnson live news: Latest Brexit updates as PM accused of cronyism

Related video: PM describes four main goals of Cop26 at pre-summit event Boris Johnson has been accused of ‘rampant cronyism’ after it emerged that a major Conservative Party donor was named a government peer and junior minister on Thursday – months after he failed to become MSP in the Holyrood …

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UK joins calls on Mali to end alleged deal with Russian mercenaries | Mali

The UK has joined a growing international campaign to pressure Malian military leaders to pull out of a suspected deal with a Russian mercenary company, fearing the deal would further complicate insecurity in the country. region. Malian leaders, grappling with a jihadist insurgency – and in the midst of a …

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France and Greece hedge their bets with a new defense pact

October 2, 2021 KYRIAKOS MITSOTAKIS, the Greek Prime Minister, presented it as a love story. “History … wants us together,” he told Emmanuel Macron, President of France, in Paris on September 28. “Geography too. He rocked Mr. Macron with stories of Ionian sailors landing in Marseille and French Philhellenes who …

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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 …

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France pledges 240 million euros for home care services for elderly people in difficulty

France will spend an additional 240 million euros on home help services for the elderly in 2022, Prime Minister Jean Castex said this week, as part of plans to address serious staff shortages in the sector. Mr. Castex made the announcement during a visit to Saône-et-Loire on Thursday 23 September. …

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Susan wants to see her terminally ill daughter, but Victoria’s closed border with NSW makes it difficult

In July, after 10 years of effort, Pakenham’s wife Katie French and her husband Andrew welcomed their first child. Key points: Ms French’s mother from NSW is appealing to Victorian health officials to let her visit her terminally ill daughter without quarantine Family say two-week quarantine is too hard given …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 25, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. France reacted with fury to American, Australian and British training plans a new defense pact in the Pacific. France was not invited to join. Australia is …

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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 …

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Boris Johnson news: PM arrives in Washington to meet US President Joe Biden

US and UK attempt to limit damage with France following nuclear sub-crisis Boris Johnson hailed Joe Biden’s new pledge to double US financial assistance to help developing countries tackle the climate crisis, as he arrived in Washington DC for talks with the US president. Speaking ahead of the UN’s Cop26 …

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US-France dispute casts shadow over UNGA summit week – srn news

UNITED NATIONS: Tensions between Western allies cast a shadow over the start of the week’s UN summit on Monday with France furious over canceled mega-contract but US President Joe Biden addressing European grievance by easing restrictions travel document. Biden arrived in New York on Monday for his first UN General …

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Failed international submarine deal leaves France betrayed: NPR

The USS Missouri, pictured in Hawaii earlier this month, is one of the US Navy’s nuclear-powered submarines. The US, UK and Australia signed a partnership last week that will provide Australia with eight nuclear-powered submarines. Chief Mass Communication Specialist Amanda R. Gray / US Navy via AP hide caption toggle …

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how the UK’s secret nuclear pact blinded European elites

However, the deal had been in the works for some time. It was such a secret (so controversial) deal that only 10 people in the UK government would know about it. Described by a defense source as a scene from a John le Carré novel, the March meeting in London …

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24 new community cases of Covid-19 today | 1 NEWS

There are 24 new cases of Covid-19 in the community in New Zealand on Sunday, all in Auckland, public health director Caroline McElnay confirmed. The total number of cases in this outbreak is now 1,050, of which 361 remain active. Twenty-one of the new cases have been epidemiologically linked to …

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Mali says it can ask for military help from anyone, despite French concerns

Malian opposition leader Choguel Maiga appointed Transitional Prime Minister attends the inauguration ceremony of Colonel Assimi Goita, new interim president in Bamako, Mali, on June 7, 2021. REUTERS / Amadou Keita / File Photo DAKAR, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – Mali has the right to ask for military support from whomever …

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In escalation of submarine deal, France recalls emissaries from US and Australia

PARIS / CANBERRA / WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 (Reuters) – France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after recalling its ambassadors from the two countries over a trilateral security agreement that sunk a French-designed submarine contract with Canberra. The rare decision taken by …

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The start of Quick Nord Stream 2 would calm the record gas

An early start of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline between Russia and Germany could help calm record gas prices in Europe, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday as Moscow awaits clearance regulatory for the start of gas flows. Russia announced last week that it had completed construction …

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The United States defend their partnership with the United Kingdom and Australia after the “brutal” decision of the French explosion

(CNN) – U.S. officials are backing a new deal to supply Australia with nuclear-powered submarines after French officials expressed frustration over the deal’s effect on an existing multibillion-dollar defense deal. The effort to provide Australia with nuclear-powered submarines – a major step in the fight against China as President Joe …

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Australian News Live: Government Agrees Nuclear Submarine Deal With US, UK – Live Updates | Australia News

6:21 p.m. EDT 18:21 Michael mcgowan Business owners vowing to ignore pressure from the NSW government to demand that people be fully vaccinated to enter shops, bars or restaurants are unlikely to find the law on their side, according to an expert. The prime minister said the government would “need …

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Germany’s Merkel seeks to allay fears of Poland Nord Stream 2

WARSAW, Sept. 11 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday tried to allay fears over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, during a farewell visit to Poland in which she also adopted a conciliatory tone on the Warsaw conflict with the European Union over judicial reforms. As Merkel’s tenure …

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Covid-19: Two new community cases in Wellington

Two new cases of coronavirus have been discovered in Wellington. The health ministry said in a statement on Monday afternoon that there had been two new cases in the capital, bringing the city’s total to eight active cases. Meanwhile, there have been 33 new cases in Auckland, bringing the total …

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The fact that the native governor general does not speak French is colonialism

Breadcrumb Links Chroniclers Author of the article: Lorrie Goldstein Release date : Jul 20, 2021 • 1 hour ago • 3 minutes to read • 5 comments Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a press conference with Mary Simon to announce her as the next Governor General of Canada in Gatineau, …

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France, US urge Lebanese politicians to quickly form cabinet

BEIRUT (AP) – Seeking to stabilize Lebanon after a series of crises, France and the United States on Friday called on Lebanese politicians to urgently form a cabinet and scheduled an international conference to support the effort. “All parties concerned must work urgently to put in place a government capable …

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Australian state of Victoria to enter five-day lockdown

Australia’s second most populous state, Victoria, will be stranded for five days to fight a Covid-19 outbreak, Prime Minister Daniel Andrews said. “You only have one chance to go strong and go fast. If you wait, if you hesitate, if you doubt, then you will always look back wishing you …

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4 things to know about Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General

When Mary Simon is officially installed as Governor General of Canada, she will become the first Indigenous person to assume this role. A number of Aboriginal people have assumed the vice-regal role of lieutenant governor at the provincial level, including the current lieutenant governor of Saskatchewan. Russell Mirasty. At a …

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Latest coronavirus: consortium makes $ 17 billion bid for Sydney airport

Russian higher education institutions should allow foreign students who have been inoculated with any vaccine study in the country. “The universities will have a common policy on this issue. I think we will accept any vaccine, ”said Pavel Shevtsov, deputy director of Rossotrudnichestvo, an agency of the Foreign Ministry that …

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Congress calls for JPC investigation into Rafale deal after France opens judicial inquiry

The Congress party on Saturday demanded an investigation by the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) into the Rafale deal after France opened a judicial inquiry into it on June 14. The Rafale agreement for 36 fighter jets worth 7.8 billion euros was signed in 2016 between the Indian government. and the …

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German submarines give Turkey an advantage over Greece

July 3, 2021 ON THE SOUTH shore of the Gulf of Izmit, at the Golcuk shipyard, Turkey’s naval future is slowly taking shape. The first of six German-designed submarines rests in the water, having been lifted from its dock in March. the Piri reis will join the fleet next year; …

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US May Withdraw Iran Nuclear Deal If Talks Fail | Voice of America

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned on Friday that the lack of an interim deal to monitor Iran’s nuclear activities could prompt the United States to abandon efforts to join a nuclear deal. “We’ll see if we can bridge the differences, but they are real, and we must – …

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G-7 summit, Netanyahu absent, Djokovic wins: biggest news of the weekend

COVID-19 probe in China, 15% tax: what to remember from the G-7 summit The Group of Seven summit in Cornwall, England ended on Sunday with world leaders calling for collective action to end the COVID-19 pandemic, reinvigorate global economies and take swift action to protect a planet at risk from …

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Biden tries to convince G-7 leaders to push back on China: NPR

President Biden meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the G-7 summit. A White House official said Biden had done a lot of “diplomatic speed-dating” with world leaders. Official Photo / Getty Images hide caption toggle legend Official Photo / Getty Images President Biden meets German Chancellor Angela …

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International community, leaders condemn attack on Muslim family in Canada

Leaders and members of the international community speak out against Islamophobia, condemn a targeted attack in which a pickup truck hit a Muslim family on a walk in London, Ont. On Sunday, killing four and one boy aged nine years in hospital. Organizations and leaders around the world, including Canadian …

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Russia nears completion of Nord Stream 2 pipeline – gCaptain

MOSCOW, June 3 (Reuters) – The Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline under the Baltic Sea is nearing completion with only 100 kilometers to build, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Alexander Novak said Thursday, as quoted by TASS news agency. “We hope that construction work on Nord Stream 2 will be completed …

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Boris Johnson seeks a state worthy of the crisis

June 5, 2021 TIT BRITISH the government believed its preparations for a pandemic were among the best in the world. In 2016, 950 officials carried out exercises for an outbreak of “swan flu”, a hypothetical disease that killed 400,000 people. He gave ministers useful guidance on enlisting retired doctors and …

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Nord Stream 2 is no different from the annexation of Crimea

President Volodymyr Zelensky sees the similarities between the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline and the illegal occupation of Crimea by Russia, and believes that the Russian side will use Nord Stream 2 as a lever to realize its interests in the Donetsk regions and of Luhansk. “I …

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Biden received funding from leading Russian lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 donated

President Biden and his allies raised campaign funds from a major Russian lobbyist in 2020, just months before his administration’s decision to remove sanctions against a controversial company building a Russian pipeline to Germany. Richard Burt, managing partner at McLarty Associates and former US ambassador to Germany during the Reagan …

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Explained: The Politics and History Behind France Seeking “ Forgiveness ” from Rwanda for the 1994 Genocide

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday acknowledged his country’s “crushing responsibility” for the 1994 Rwandan genocide, but stopped before issuing a clear public apology. “France has a role, a history and a political responsibility towards Rwanda. It has a duty: to face history head-on and recognize the suffering it has …

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Belarusian airline abandons flights amid EU freeze

One view shows an information board while checking in for a Belavia Belarusian Airlines flight to Minsk, the last before Ukraine stops air travel with Belarus following the arrest of the dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, at Boryspil International Airport outside of Kiev, Ukraine May 25 January 2021. REUTERS / Valentyn …

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Latest coronavirus: France imposes quarantine on British visitors as general practitioners face wave of patients

F rance has become the latest European country to announce restrictions for British travelers trying to stop the spread of the Indian variant Covid. It comes as NHS data in England shows more people are seeking help from their GPs after a significant drop in numbers over the past year, …

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Canada to consider extradition in Paris bombing case: Trudeau

Published on: 05/25/2021 – 9:04 PM Ottawa (AFP) Canada said on Tuesday that any new request for the extradition of Lebanese-Canadian scholar Hassan Diab to France following a deadly bombardment in Paris 40 years ago would be given due consideration. The 67-year-old is the sole suspect in the October 3, …

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Soldiers arrest Mali’s President, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense

FILE PHOTO: Mali’s Transitional President Bah Ndaw arrives at the Grand Palais Ephemere for the Financing African Economies Summit, at Champs de Mars in Paris, France on May 18, 2021. Ian Langsdon / Pool via REUTERS reuters_tickers This content was published on May 25, 2021 – 12:22 AM May 25, …

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Brexit news: France jealous of Brexit Britain: campaign pleads to copy British plans | Politics | New

Brexit: David McCredie discusses UK trade deal with Australia The Prime Minister and Transport Secretary Grant Shapps have unveiled their ambitious plan to create a new public sector body to oversee UK railways. Mr Shapps said on Thursday that the new body would simplify an “overly complicated” system. This decision …

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Senator Cramer discusses his Nord Stream 2 bill and support for Israel on Fox Business

*** Click here to download video. Click here for audio. *** WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Kevin Cramer (R-ND), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joined Stuart Varney on Fox Business this morning to discuss the Protect Our Well-Being by Expanding Law Russian sanctions (POWERS) he presented yesterday to …

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San Diego Indian community mobilizes as nation grapples with explosive COVID-19 surge – NBC 7 San Diego

Disconnected and helpless – this is how several members of the Indian community in San Diego describe their feelings as they watch the horrific scenes unfolding in India right now. The nightmare scenario Americans once feared here is happening there: stranded intensive care units, a shortage of ventilators, deaths faster …

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Situation “worrying” as cases of South African variants increase; Increase in ICU admissions

The more transmissible South African variant of SARS-CoV-2 has spread at a faster rate, with COVID-19 cases increasing rapidly in many parts of France, French Health Minister Olivier Véran warned on Tuesday. a press briefing. “This week we have seen a sharp increase in the proportion [of Covid-19 cases involving] …

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The second Russian pipeline manufacturer begins construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline

LONDON (ICIS) – A second Russian pipelayer began laying the Nord Stream 2 pipelines on Tuesday, project promoters said. The direct pipeline between Russia and Germany is 95% built, with 121 km to cover in Danish and German waters. The project was initially due to end at the end of …

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Mediaset aims for European expansion with the support of Vivendi

A Vivendi sign is seen at the company’s headquarters in Paris, France, April 8, 2015. REUTERS / Gonzalo Fuentes / File Photo Italy’s leading commercial broadcaster Mediaset (MS.MI) has embarked on European expansion to fend off competition and hopes to gain the support of all of its investors, including French …

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Australia should consider scuttling the submarine deal: Patrick

“Naval Group is committed to handing over both the government and the Senate in full and failing to do so would be a default and should result in termination of the contract.” A Naval Group spokesperson said: “Naval Group has a contractual obligation to transfer the design capabilities to Australia, …

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UPDATE 2-Mediaset plans to move its legal base to the Netherlands and abandon its loyalty program

(Add details on results) MILAN, April 26 (Reuters) – Mediaset said on Monday that it would ask shareholders to approve the relocation of the Italian chain’s headquarters to the Netherlands in a new effort to continue its international expansion. Mediaset had previously been forced to suspend its plan to create …

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Germans know Nord Stream 2 is a ‘disgrace’ – EURACTIV.com

The Capitals brings you the latest news from across Europe, with on-the-ground coverage by EURACTIV’s media network. You can subscribe to the newsletter here. Before you start reading today’s edition of The Capitals, be sure to take a look at the interview with Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: “Repressions are …

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Covid vaccine: why public health interests can trump religious freedom

Religious objections to vaccinations have been around for almost as long as the vaccinations themselves. This week, three Australian religious figures have writing to Prime Minister Scott Morrison outlining the ethical concerns they have with the potential COVID-19 vaccine under development at the University of Oxford. The Three Archbishops of …

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Northwest Territories grants $ 1.6 million for COVID-19 commercial loans, but rejects nearly a third of applicants

The Northwest Territories COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program made 61 loans worth $ 1.6 million in its first wave, but rejected nearly a third of the requests it he received. Of the 84 applicants for the territory’s loan program announced last month, 23 applicants were turned down. The programs are designed …

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Indian government seeks to tap foreign lenders for loans to its small businesses: sources

Through Aftab Ahmed, Devjyot ghoshal NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government is in talks with foreign lenders to provide up to $ 14.5 billion in credit to millions of its small businesses, two officials said, a sign that the country’s banking system may not be tough enough to do …

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