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Jul 2022
Skoda Fabia: selection by size

Should it still be considered a city car, which it was when it debuted 23 years ago, or a compact all-rounder? On the edge of the two categories, the Fabia does not depart from the codes of the brand by offering, in a comparable segment, more space. Taking...

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Jul 2022
Why we must think differently about the diversification of African economies

The shocks follow one another, the Covid-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and the climate crisis. Particularly exposed, African countries must diversify their exports advocates the latest annual report of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development...

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Jul 2022
EDF shares jump 15%, close to takeover price

The EDF share, suspended on the stock market since July 13 at its request, resumed its quotation on Tuesday and its price jumped by nearly 15%, close to the price proposed by the State as part of its takeover bid. (OPA). Around 9:30 a.m., the stock took 15.11%...

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Jul 2022
Takeover of EDF: the State will pay 9.7 billion euros

Announced by Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne in early July in her general policy speech, the renationalisation of EDF has begun. In a press release published on July 19, Bercy clarified how the government intends to take full control of the energy company,...

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Jul 2022
Coquerel case: the LFI deputy claims to be "not weakened"

LFI deputy Eric Coquerel, chairman of the National Assembly's Finance Committee, assured Tuesday that he did not feel "weakened" by the investigation opened against him for sexual harassment and assault."I do not feel weakened", at the head of the Finance...

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Jul 2022
In Kigali, African countries at the bedside of nature conservation

It's an appointment that already promises to be major for the future of the planet. The first African congress dedicated to the role of protected areas opened on Monday 18 July in Kigali, Rwanda, for a week, in the presence of numerous delegations with...

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Jul 2022
Conflicts in Ukraine and Syria: Putin has arrived in Tehran

The Iranian, Russian and Turkish presidents meet in Tehran on Tuesday, July 19. Files on the table: the conflict in Syria, but also the war in Ukraine and its fallout on global economies. This is the first summit chaired by Ebrahim Raïssi since he came to...

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Jul 2022
Heatwave in Europe: record over 40° in the United Kingdom, fires still devastating

The temperature exceeded 40°C for the first time on Tuesday in the United Kingdom, hit like the rest of Western Europe by a heat wave with devastating forest fires, especially in France where 19,000 hectares burned in the south-west.This is the second intense...

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Jul 2022
Ukraine: cinemas, refuges to escape reality and air raids

In Ukraine, cinemas closed since the Russian invasion in February are beginning to reopen their rooms to the public, a popular refuge for residents to escape the reality of war but also air raids.KINO42, in the center of kyiv, is among the twenty cinemas...

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Jul 2022
War in Ukraine: one dead after a strike on Kramatorsk

On Tuesday, July 19, at least one person was killed and six others were injured in a strike in the center of Kramatorsk, the major city under kyiv control in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, whose Russian forces want to take over. The missile fell in...

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Jul 2022
Sri Lanka: three presidential candidates, one of whom is in the crosshairs of the demonstrators

Three candidates were nominated by Sri Lanka's parliament on Tuesday to succeed ousted President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, including a veteran politician backed by the former president's party and in the crosshairs of protesters.The winner of the presidential...

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Jul 2022
Tour de France: abandonment of three riders positive for Covid-19

Three riders, the French Mikaël Chérel and Aurélien Paret-Peintre (AG2R Citroën) and the German Max Walscheid (Cofidis), tested positive for Covid-19 and abandoned the Tour de France, before the start of the 16th stage in Carcassonne, Tuesday July 19....

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Jul 2022
EU opens accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia

"A historic moment": the European Union on Tuesday opened accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, two countries blocked in the antechamber of the Union for eight and seventeen years, but the process still looks long and difficult before integration.They...

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Jul 2022
Reintegrating unvaccinated caregivers: the Academy of Medicine opposes it

The Academy of Medicine expressed its "firm opposition" to the reintegration of caregivers not vaccinated against Covid, judging that a "reversal" would harm the climate of trust between caregivers and with patients, fragile patients, without solving the...

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Jul 2022
An LREM deputy gives a Nazi salute to denounce the gesture of a "facho" in the National Assembly

LREM MP Rémy Rebeyrotte made a Nazi salute in the National Assembly hemicycle to show an elected RN that he should not do it himself, he told AFP, while Marine Le Pen asked Tuesday to sanction Mr. Rebeyrotte.During a vote on July 12 on the health bill, where...

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Jul 2022
Tour de France: Canadian Hugo Houle wins stage 16

Hugo Houle (Israel PT) won the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday July 19 in Foix. This is the second Canadian success in history. Dane Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo) kept the leader's yellow jersey after this Ariège start, at the start of the Pyrenean...

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Jul 2022
Policeman suspended for radicalization: Castaner under investigation for discrimination

The Court of Justice of the Republic (CJR) opened on July 6 a judicial investigation for discrimination on grounds of religion against the former Minister of the Interior Christophe Castaner, after the complaint of a police officer suspended for suspicion...

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Jul 2022
Tanzania: IMF grants $1 billion loan

Africa seeks to counteract the harmful effects of the war in Ukraine. After Ghana or Tunisia, it is the turn of Tanzania to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to obtain a loan of 1.046 billion dollars over 40 months. "The side effects of the war...

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Jul 2022
Presidential: Emmanuel Macron, the highest spending candidate

Emmanuel Macron is the candidate who spent the most during the presidential campaign with nearly 17 million euros, almost 20 times more than the iconoclast Jean Lassalle. According to election campaign accounts published on Tuesday, July 19, the re-elected...

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Jul 2022
Inflation: Spain to make some train connections free

Free transport is beginning to be emulated in Europe. From the start of the school year in September, the Spanish government will make certain types of train tickets in the country free, as our colleagues from Courrier international have spotted. The announcement...

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Jul 2022
Laurent Nuñez will succeed Didier Lallement as head of the Paris police headquarters

Change of era at the Paris police headquarters: former Secretary of State Laurent Nuñez was appointed Wednesday to replace Didier Lallement, the target of attacks from the left who attributed responsibility for police violence to him.The appointment of the...

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Jul 2022
Algeria consolidates its position as Italy's leading gas supplier

Italy is continuing its policy of diversifying its gas supplies. Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, still under pressure to remain at the head of the government, was Monday and Tuesday on an official visit to Algiers, where he was received by Algerian President...

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Jul 2022
Purchasing power: the National Assembly votes the continuation of the "Macron bonus"

After bitter and long debates, the National Assembly voted on Tuesday to continue the "Macron bonus", an exceptional tax-free and desocialized bonus, on the second day of the examination of the bill on purchasing power. .After more than six hours of discussions...

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Jul 2022
Aborted takeover of Twitter: Elon Musk trial scheduled for October

A US judge has set the start of Twitter's trial against Elon Musk in October for five days, granting the social network's request for a speedy procedure. The platform last week launched lawsuits against the boss of Tesla and SpaceX to force him...

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