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French Majority Rejects Intervention in Central African Republic

Paris, Jan 4 (Prensa Latina) About 60 percent of French people rejected military intervention of his country in the Central African Republic (CAR), according to a survey by the Institute of Analysis and Opinion (Ifop) released today.The survey, released in the newspaper Sud Ouest Dimanche, shows that the support for the so-called sangaris operation, launched in December, is rapidly eroding. If last month, o ...

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It’s France’s turn. Again: Who the hell are Standard and Poor!?

A couple of years ago I published an Article in Pressenza about Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs). In the week that Standard and Poor decided to downgrade France it is worth repeating what was said then, because nothing has changed (for the better, at least). At that time the target was the US but given that the three major CRAs are American it is important to note that they have been much more draconian with E ...

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Qualified Chadians in France Support Public Health, Higher Education at Home

GENEVA, Switzerland, September 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- UNDP has allocated an additional USD 150,000 to the pilot phase of an IOM-UNDP-Government of Chad joint project: “Strengthening Public Health and Higher Education Sectors Services in Chad through Mobilization of the Chadian Diaspora in France”. The funding will bring the project budget to USD 450,000 and allow the return of ten mor ...

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Why doesn’t France like Oslo?

This article comes from the monthly bulletin of Armes Nucléaires STOP. The conference proposed by Norway on “humanitarian nuclear disarmament” is judged by France to be an “error”. France’s only problem is that of nuclear proliferation, disarmament is not on the agenda. Explanations. This categorical position taken by France was expressed by the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris in ...

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Nuclear accident could cost France €430bn, study shows

A study shows that a possible nuclear accident in France would cost the country about 430 billion euros, which is equivalent to 20 percent of its economic output. The study, conducted by the French Institute for Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (IRSN), showed that a possible disaster in one of the nuclear reactors in France and a release of radioactivity into the environment would displace an esti ...

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World without Wars: Foreign intervention in Mali

Exactly one year ago today, the Republic of Mali saw its sovereignty attacked by armed bandits of all kinds. In fact, the Azawad National Liberation Movement (MNLA), a secessionist movement of the northern regions, in connection with other armed groups, Ançar Dine, Aqmi, MUJAO, and Boko Haram, have invaded three regions in the north of Mali (Timbuktu, Gao and Kidal) in order to install sharia law in Mali. C ...

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France: Approve Marriage Equality

The French National Assembly should approve a bill for marriage equality, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to members of the assembly. “From a human rights perspective, broadening the scope of civil marriage to couples of the same gender is the right thing to do,” said Boris Dittrich, advocacy director of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Rights Program at Human Rights Watch. “Gays ...

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