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Head Of French Lrem Party Says Former Health Minister Determined To Become Paris Mayor

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Stanislas Guerini said he was convinced that former health minister and current LREM candidate Agnes Buzyn in the municipal elections in Paris, is determined to win the second round of the elections set for 28 June, though her...
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Markets In Paris, Frankfurt Trading Higher; London Closed  

European markets are trading higher Monday. Paris’ CAC-40 index is 1% higher, while the DAX in Frankfurt is up 1.5%.  London’s FTSE index is closed for a public holiday. Tokyo’s Nikkei index closed 1.7% higher on news that the government...
Related topics: France, United Kingdom, London, FTSE, Japan, Tokyo

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Football Clubs Forced To Rethink Recruitment Strategy As Virus Impacts Transfer Market

Paris (AFP) – Around Europe, football is waking up from the coronavirus shutdown, but it is different to before for players and supporters and it is changing behind the scenes too. While the German Bundesliga returns in stadiums devoid of...
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From ‘dust’ To Glory, Liverpool’s ‘miracle’ Of Istanbul

Paris (AFP) – Steven Gerrard said Liverpool did not “believe in miracles” and Jamie Carragher thought his “dreams had turned to dust”, but 15 years ago Rafael Benitez’s side pulled off one of football’s...
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France's Debt-to-gdp Ratio To Exceed 115% By End Of Year, Budget Minister Says

PARIS (Sputnik) - French Budget Minister Gerald Darmanin expressed confidence in an interview with Le Figaro that the country's state debt would exceed 115 percent of the GDP by the end of year.
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How The Abolitionist Grandfathers Of Modern Libertarianism Won By Losing—and Lost By Winning

It started in January on the rim of the Mediterranean, in Sicily. A month later, Paris was at the barricades. Throughout 1848, no fewer than four dozen revolts cascaded across continental Europe. New ideas raced across the land: The rebels divided...
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Us Stocks Down Slightly As Tensions With China Rise

Wall Street closed down slightly Thursday amid rising tensions between the United States and China. The Dow Jones industrial average, S&P 500 and Nasdaq were all down a fraction. Major indexes in London, Frankfurt and Paris all fell about 1%, and...
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Aggressive Carbon Taxation Could Help Us Meet Targets In Paris Agreement

A new study looked at US tax policy as it relates to carbon dioxide (CO2), from 2015 through 2030. The study found only limited short-term opportunities for decarbonization (reducing greenhouse gas emissions) outside the electricity sector. The...
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Sputnik France's Coverage Of Yellow Vest Protests In Paris Becomes Digiday Awards Finalist

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The story will compete for the main prize in two categories — the best live event and the most original use of social media.
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‘inhumane’ – Fifpro Chief Warns Against Punishing Players Who Refuse To Train Over Virus Fears

Paris (AFP) – The head of global players’ union FIFPro has given his backing to footballers who do no want to return to training because of coronavirus fears and cautioned that it would be “inhumane and unacceptable” if they...
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Migrant Youths Riot In Paris Again, Attack Police With Fireworks

Migrant Youths Riot In Paris Again, Attack Police With Fireworks Tyler Durden Wed, 05/20/2020 - 03:30 Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, Migrant youths rioted in Paris yet again last night, attacking police with...
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Kiev’s Sanctions Against Crimean Cultural Sites Pointless - Russian Envoy To Unesco

PARIS (Sputnik) - Ukraine’s recent sanctions against museums, cultural sites and scientific organisations in Crimea have no practical effect, Russian Permanent Delegate to UNESCO Alexander Kuznetsov said in a statement.
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European Markets Trading Lower  

The welcome surge in Asian markets earlier Tuesday has not carried over into European markets at the beginning of their trading day. Both the FTSE in London and Frankfurt’s DAX indexes are down 0.4%, while the CAC-40 in Paris has lost...
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Macron Loses Absolute Majority In Parliament

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron narrowly lost his absolute majority in the lower house of parliament Tuesday, with the defection of seven MPs from his party La République en Marche. The new group called "Ecology, Democracy,...
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Rwanda Genocide Suspect’s Arrest After 26 Years Draws Praise

The weekend arrest of Felicien Kabuga, sought for decades for his alleged role in Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, surprised a neighbor in their affluent Paris suburb and gratified those working on human rights and justice.   “I would see this man...
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Uefa Pushes Back Key Meeting To June Due To Euro Venue Concerns

Paris (AFP) – UEFA has postponed a potentially key meeting of its Executive Committee until June 17, European football’s governing body said on Monday. The meeting was initially due to be held on May 27 but has been put back due to...
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Rwandan Millionaire Accused Of Financing Genocide Arrested After 23 Years

A Rwandan millionaire accused of financing the genocide against the Tutsis in 1994 has been arrested after 23 years on the run. Felicien Kabuga, who’s 84, was detained early this morning in a Paris suburb where he’d been staying under a...
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Yellow Vests, Black Bloc Protesters Stage 'black Spring' Rally In Paris Amid Eased Lockdown - Video

Earlier this week, France started to loosen coronavirus restrictions after weeks of declining hospitalisation rates, with French Prime Minister Edouard Phillipe saying that the easing will be gradual in order to prevent a resurgence of the virus.
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France Unveils Unprecedented $19bln Plan To Aid Tourism

PARIS (Sputnik) - France will unlock an unprecedented 18 billion euros ($19 billion) in aid to rescue its virus-hit tourism sector, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced Thursday.
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Morning Must Reads: March 5

“As Secretary of State John F. Kerry prepared to meet with his Russian counterpart in Paris, standoffs continued Wednesday between Russian and Ukrainian warships in this Crimean port with no sign of a breakthrough in a stalemate between the...
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