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Archaeological Dig Beneath Notre Dame Cathedral Unearths an ‘Extraordinary and Emotional’ Find
Archaeologists, digging beneath the Notre Dame Cathedral, have uncovered a trove of artifacts including statues, sculptures, tombs and pieces of an original rood screen dating back to the 13th century.  The find also included “several...
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87% of Countries Struggling With Inflation Levels Above the Norm
According to Trading Economics, a website that provides users with information on 196 countries and regions and that forecasts utilizing more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, stock market indexes, government bond yields and...
France Backs Lithuania After Beijing Orders Embargo on Lithuanian Goods Over Vilnius’ Support of Taiwan
In a move of solidarity, France has urged the EU to show a united front against China over an escalating trade conflict over Lithuania. As it takes over the rotating presidency for the EU’s Council,...
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France Considers Restrictions on the Unvaccinated as COVID-19 Infections Hit Record Levels
France is experiencing a surge in COVID-19 infections and has announced tighter restrictions due to concerns over the spread of the Omicron variant. Though studies suggest that the Omicron variant is milder than the Delta...
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70-Plus Nuclear Fuel Rods at China’s Largest Reactor Taishan Damaged by Possible Design Flaws: Whistleblower
The Sino-French jointly-owned nuclear power plant at Taishan was halted in August after a problem with fuel leakage was reported, causing a potential “radiological threat.” The reactor, built in China’s southern province of Guangdong, is...
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France Locks Down Poultry Farms as Bird Flu Spreads Across Europe
On Nov. 4, France’s agriculture ministry ordered French farmers to keep their poultry indoors due to a heightened risk of bird flu that authorities believe is being spread by migratory birds. The order communicated the...
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...