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ISIS Leader in West Africa Killed in French Drone Strike
West Africa-based ISIS leader, Abnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi, has died due to wounds inflicted by a French drone strike last month. His death was announced on Twitter by French President Emmanuel Macron, stating that the...
China Opens Its First Plant That Turns Nuclear Waste Into Glass
On Saturday Sept. 11 China opened its first plant that will turn radioactive nuclear waste into nearly benign glass using a process called nuclear waste vitrification. The plant, located in Guangyuan, Sichuan province, is reported...
EU Commissioner of Competition Margrethe Vestager gave a joint press on Antitrust: Google online search advertising at the EU headquarters in Brussels on March 20, 2019, after Google was slapped with a fine over unfair competition. This month, Google was forced to change its marketing practices after French authorities called out foul play.
French Regulator Fines Google Nearly $270 Million for Unfair Advertising Practices
Google was fined 220 million Euros (268 million US dollars) on Monday, June 7 by France’s Competition Authority (Autorite de la concurrence) for unfair online advertising practices. The head of the administrative authority, Isabelle de...
A medical worker (L) administers a Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine to a man at a temporary vaccination center in Beijing on January 8, 2021. (Image: STR/CNS/AFP via Getty Images)
AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Suspended in Countries Worldwide
The Danish government has temporarily stopped administering AstraZeneca COVID-19 shots after several people experienced blood clots. The country’s health authority stated that its decision was based on a precautionary principle. The decision to suspend AstraZeeca...
European governments are increasing their naval presence in the Indo-Pacific to contain communist China’s growing assertive stance in the region.
European Navies Increase Presence in Indo-Pacific to Safeguard Against Communist China
European governments are increasing their naval presence in the Indo-Pacific to contain Communist China’s growing assertive stance in the region. These military actions come amidst growing discontent in Europe against China for unfair trade practices...
A ranking of ‘government stringency’ has scored the UK 86 out of 100 points, placing it as one of the countries with the harshest coronavirus restrictions.
COVID-19 in the UK: Harsh Lockdowns But High Death Rates
A ranking of ‘government stringency’ has scored the UK 86 out of 100 points, placing it as one of the countries with the harshest coronavirus restrictions. The ranking, done by the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik...
Two American carriers recently carried out joint exercises in the South China Sea, a region that Beijing claims as its own territorial waters.
US Carriers Challenge Beijing With South China Sea Exercises
Two American carriers recently carried out joint exercises in the South China Sea, a region that Beijing claims as its own territorial waters. Exercises of Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike...
President Biden has warned communist China that it should expect “extreme competition” from the United States.
China Should Expect ‘Extreme Competition’: Biden
President Biden has warned Communist China that it should expect “extreme competition” from the United States. But he also says that he does not want to forge a conflict-oriented relationship with Beijing. In an interview...
The French government’s effort to get citizens quickly vaccinated against the coronavirus is faltering due to high levels of skepticism among the public regarding the vaccine.
France’s Coronavirus Vaccination Efforts Hampered by Public Skepticism
The French government’s effort to get citizens quickly vaccinated against the coronavirus is faltering due to skepticism among the public regarding the vaccine. In December, an Ipsos survey conducted with the World Economic Forum indicated...
QR Code Contact Tracing, Vaccine Passports Becoming New Normal in Europe, America
France has announced it will require all public-facing businesses to set up contact tracing QR codes at their entrances.  According to Breitbart, based on a report from French broadcast BFMTV, the QR codes are intended...