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The Economic Times
Congress critical of Rafale deal, wants contract to be made publicit really an inter-governmental agreement on the lines of the United States For
Congress critical of Rafale deal, wants contract to be made public
The Economic Times / Posted 11 hours ago
it really an inter-governmental agreement on the lines of the United States Foreign Military Sales Agreement or is it an agreement between the Government of India and the company with the French Government only providing a Comfort Letter?", he ad... Read more
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express
Hollande hints BRITAIN should host migrant SUPERCAMP as he announces plans to close JungleFrancois Hollande President Hollande's plans have been met with criticism from
Hollande hints BRITAIN should host migrant SUPERCAMP as he announces plans to close Jungle
express / Posted 15 hours ago
Francois Hollande President Hollande's plans have been met with criticism from conservative politicians who fear the French government will simply relocate the migrants to centres across the country. French mayors, who will be forced to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Trader who brought French bank to its knees in 2008 sees damages slashed from billions to 1 million eurosfrom Kerviel’s fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
Trader who brought French bank to its knees in 2008 sees damages slashed from billions to 1 million euros
Orange County Register / Posted 19 hours ago
from Kerviel’s fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros. In a statement,... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Makelky and his generation examples of selfless heroismtwo and a half years in the U.S. Army Air Forces' Eighth Air Force. Recently, M
Makelky and his generation examples of selfless heroism
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
two and a half years in the U.S. Army Air Forces' Eighth Air Force. Recently, Makelky received a prestigious award from the French government for his service to France the Knight of the Legion of Honor medal. Makelky, a Mandan native, has lived in... Read more
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Minot Daily News
France honors Minot veteranSeveral days ago, Makelky, who turned 92 on Aug. 1, received a prestigious awar
France honors Minot veteran
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
Several days ago, Makelky, who turned 92 on Aug. 1, received a prestigious award from the French government for his service to France the Knight of the Legion of Honor medal. "It is a great honor and privilege to present you with the Knight of the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Race to justify whopping Rafale billto deliver the first of the jets in 36 months, that is September 2019, and comp
Race to justify whopping Rafale bill
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
to deliver the first of the jets in 36 months, that is September 2019, and complete deliveries in 30 months in 2022. The French government has stood as a guarantor against defaults. Dassault and its partner firms have also undertaken to ensure... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
India signs deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from Franceeven while flying within the Indian airspace. The Narendra Modi government had
India signs deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted yesterday
even while flying within the Indian airspace. The Narendra Modi government had cleared the deal amid indications that the French government waived off the advance guarantee, allowing India to save 134 million euros. The Centre had initially... Read more
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Boston Herald
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million eurosfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million euros
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). In a... Read more
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The Economic Times
Rafale deal comes with 50 per cent offset clausestealth, radar and thrust vectoring for missiles technologies besides others to
Rafale deal comes with 50 per cent offset clause
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
stealth, radar and thrust vectoring for missiles technologies besides others to DRDO and domestic defence firms. "The French government has in principle agreed on these points under the offset commitments. Once a final contract for 36 Rafale... Read more
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Zero Hedge
France's "Great Wall Of Calais"are full of rubbish and human excrement) blocked off the main route in and out
France's "Great Wall Of Calais"
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
are full of rubbish and human excrement) blocked off the main route in and out of Calais, in an attempt to pressure the French government to close "The Jungle." The blockage brought to a standstill the route used by trucks from all over Europe... Read more
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New York Post
Rogue trader escapes paying $5.5 billion in damagesCourt of Appeals. With the ruling, the bank will not see much relief in off-se
Rogue trader escapes paying $5.5 billion in damages
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Court of Appeals. With the ruling, the bank will not see much relief in off-setting its loss. At the same time, the French government could reclaim a $2.4 billion tax break that SocGen benefited from, a move industry analysts have said would... Read more
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Times of Malta
Damages owed by rogue trader Jerome Kerviel slashed to a million eurosfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
Damages owed by rogue trader Jerome Kerviel slashed to a million euros
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth €2.2 billion. Kerviel's legal saga is... Read more
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Market Watch
Rogue trader Kerviel's fine slashed to 1M eurosVeil, a lawyer for Société Générale said that he was "satisfied" with the rulin
Rogue trader Kerviel's fine slashed to 1M euros
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
Veil, a lawyer for Société Générale said that he was "satisfied" with the ruling. Friday's ruling means that the French government could reclaim a EUR2.2 billion tax deduction that the bank received after unwinding Mr. Kerviel's trade and... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Damages owed by rogue trader Jerome Kerviel slashed to €1mfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
Damages owed by rogue trader Jerome Kerviel slashed to €1m
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth €2.2bn. Kerviel's legal saga is expected... Read more
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Breitbart
Belgian Police 'Helped Migrants Cross French Border'Britain. The migrant crisis and immigration are hot topics in France seven mon
Belgian Police 'Helped Migrants Cross French Border'
Breitbart / Posted yesterday
Britain. The migrant crisis and immigration are hot topics in France seven months ahead of presidential elections. The French government has begun dismantling the sprawling migrant camp in Calais known as the “Jungle”, a squalid collection of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million eurosfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million euros
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million eurosfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for f
French rogue trader damages slashed to 1 million euros
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale is ultimately found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5... Read more
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Aljazeera
India signs $9 billion deal to buy French fighter jetshere before being sent to India ready for service. At many stages, it looked as
India signs $9 billion deal to buy French fighter jets
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
here before being sent to India ready for service. At many stages, it looked as if it wasn't going to be signed but the French government and President Francois Hollande have been very instrumental and lobbied hard over the years." 'Mark of... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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CTV News
Rogue French trader to learn if he has to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue French trader to learn if he has to pay back $5.5B on his own
CTV News / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his ownfrom Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for
Rogue trader to learn if he's to pay back $5.5B on his own
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
from Kerviel's fraud. If Societe Generale was eventually found responsible for faults in handling the Kerviel case, the French government could ask the bank to pay back the tax credits, reportedly worth 2.2 billion euros ($2.5 billion). New... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Ferry fares not comparing like with likeother ways of getting across. Also, several ferry companies are subsidized, fo
Ferry fares not comparing like with like
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted yesterday
other ways of getting across. Also, several ferry companies are subsidized, for instance Aberdeen to Lerwick and Brittany Ferries (Portsmouth to Cherbourg/Bilbao by the French government). Anyway, Red Funnel has always been cheaper then Wight... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
French growth goes negative in second quartergovernment as it puts together its 2017 budget and as campaigning in the French
French growth goes negative in second quarter
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
government as it puts together its 2017 budget and as campaigning in the French presidential election gets under way. The French government on Tuesday said it was sticking to its forecasts of 1.5 percent growth this year and next, which are key... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
India signs deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from Franceeven while flying within the Indian airspace. The Narendra Modi government had
India signs deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France
Hindustantimes.com / Posted yesterday
even while flying within the Indian airspace. The Narendra Modi government had cleared the deal amid indications that the French government waived off the advance guarantee, allowing India to save 134 million euros. The Centre had initially... Read more
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RTE News
French economy shrunk by 0.1% in second quartergovernment as it puts together its 2017 budget and as campaigning in the French
French economy shrunk by 0.1% in second quarter
RTE News / Posted yesterday
government as it puts together its 2017 budget and as campaigning in the French presidential election gets under way. The French government earlier this week said it was sticking to its forecasts of 1.5% growth this year and next. These targets... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
French government indicates will reclaim SocGen tax deduction if trader wins casePARIS: The French government indicated on Friday it would reclaim a 2.2 billion
French government indicates will reclaim SocGen tax deduction if trader wins case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
PARIS: The French government indicated on Friday it would reclaim a 2.2 billion euro (US$2.46 billion) tax deduction from Societe Generale if an appeal court rules ex-trader Jerome Kerviel should not have to pay damages for losses he caused. Kerviel... Read more
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The Washington Times
French Muslims see widening social divide in wake of terror attacksJudaism and Islam. A message above the image reads, “We too are French,” with t
French Muslims see widening social divide in wake of terror attacks
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
Judaism and Islam. A message above the image reads, “We too are French,” with the word “too” in dark red. The French government was so outraged that it banned posters of the revised image from the Paris Metro subway system, saying it... Read more
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express
'My town WITHOUT migrants!’ French mayors unite to stop their towns becoming new Calaisof the FN, created the association 'My town without migrants' and has called on
'My town WITHOUT migrants!’ French mayors unite to stop their towns becoming new Calais
express / Posted 2 days ago
of the FN, created the association 'My town without migrants' and has called on other French mayors to join him. The French Government is attempting to close down the Calais Jungle camp by sending 12,000 migrants to various towns across... Read more
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DW
Belgian police drive migrants into France, infuriating Paris |comply with the usual working practices between France and Belgium." "We canno
Belgian police drive migrants into France, infuriating Paris |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
comply with the usual working practices between France and Belgium." "We cannot fathom this. It must not happen again," a French government official told Reuters news agency on condition of anonymity. "It's contrary to the rule of law and... Read more
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DW
Belgium police drive migrants into France, infuriating Paris |comply with the usual working practices between France and Belgium." "We canno
Belgium police drive migrants into France, infuriating Paris |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
comply with the usual working practices between France and Belgium." "We cannot fathom this. It must not happen again," a French government official told Reuters news agency on condition of anonymity. "It's contrary to the rule of law and... Read more
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Reuters
French business lobby groups urge extension of EU-U.S. trade talkson Thursday for the extension of talks between the European Union and the Unite
French business lobby groups urge extension of EU-U.S. trade talks
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
on Thursday for the extension of talks between the European Union and the United States on a free trade deal, even as the French government called for an end to the negotiations. Trade ministers from EU countries will meet in the Slovakian... Read more
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Reuters
France protests after Belgian police drive migrants over its borderMinister Bernard Cazeneuve telephoned his Belgian counterpart Jan Jambon on Wed
France protests after Belgian police drive migrants over its border
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Bernard Cazeneuve telephoned his Belgian counterpart Jan Jambon on Wednesday to protest, and also had what French government spokesman Stephane le Foll on Thursday called a "frank and clear" exchange with the Belgian... Read more
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SKY News
Police arrested after migrants driven to Francemetres," he said. Border checks were stepped up following the Paris terror att
Police arrested after migrants driven to France
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
metres," he said. Border checks were stepped up following the Paris terror attacks in November. Speaking anonymously, a French government official said: "We cannot fathom this. It must not happen again. "It's contrary to the rule of law and... Read more
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DW
In French vineyards, taste of a climate-changed future |and later hot, dry weather is expected to shrink the country's 2016 wine harves
In French vineyards, taste of a climate-changed future |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
and later hot, dry weather is expected to shrink the country's 2016 wine harvest by more than 10 percent, according to French government estimates. Experts say such volatile weather patterns, likely linked to climate change, are a blueprint... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
France protests after Belgian police drive migrants over its borderMinister Bernard Cazeneuve telephoned his Belgian counterpart Jan Jambon on Wed
France protests after Belgian police drive migrants over its border
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
Minister Bernard Cazeneuve telephoned his Belgian counterpart Jan Jambon on Wednesday to protest, and also had what French government spokesman Stephane le Foll on Thursday called a "frank and clear" exchange with the Belgian... Read more
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express
The people have spoken! 'Three quarters' of French public want Calais 'Jungle' torn downfor the UK so they can get onboard. The poll, by Elabe for French TV channel B
The people have spoken! 'Three quarters' of French public want Calais 'Jungle' torn down
express / Posted 2 days ago
for the UK so they can get onboard. The poll, by Elabe for French TV channel BFM, will put enormous pressure on the French government to close the camp as quickly as possible. Related articles But they admit they have no alternative... Read more
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Daily Mail
Incredible pictures taken by growing army of female war photographersbody was discovered in May 2014 by French peacekeeping troops in the west of th
Incredible pictures taken by growing army of female war photographers
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
body was discovered in May 2014 by French peacekeeping troops in the west of the country, near the border of Cameroon. The French government described her death as 'murder'. :: The 'Women and War' exhibition will run at the Medieval Courtyard,... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Interact with Calais refugees from Cowley Road 'phone box'far most messages from the Oxford end have been of welcome and support, as well
Interact with Calais refugees from Cowley Road 'phone box'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 2 days ago
far most messages from the Oxford end have been of welcome and support, as well as people's opinions of British and French government policy on the issue so far. Those from Calais have been descriptions of life in the camp, reasons why the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Interact with Calais refugees from Cowley Road 'phone box'far most messages from the Oxford end have been of welcome and support, as well
Interact with Calais refugees from Cowley Road 'phone box'
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
far most messages from the Oxford end have been of welcome and support, as well as people's opinions of British and French government policy on the issue so far. Those from Calais have been descriptions of life in the camp, reasons why the... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Austin Week in Angers, FranceWeek, where French bands, chefs, and artists invade the Lone Star seat of gover
Austin Week in Angers, France
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
Week, where French bands, chefs, and artists invade the Lone Star seat of government. Austin Week, well-funded by the French government, spoiled our troupe with lodging and resources (isn't socialism great!), while Angers Week operates on a... Read more
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asianage
Rafale deal to be inked tomorrowLe Drian will arrive in the national capital on Thursday along with the CEOs of
Rafale deal to be inked tomorrow
asianage / Posted 3 days ago
Le Drian will arrive in the national capital on Thursday along with the CEOs of Dassault Aviation, Thales and MBDA and top French government officials. According to defence sources, the deal for the aircraft, besides a 50 per cent offset clause,... Read more
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Breitbart
'Jihadi Rehab' Centre To Open In Rural French TownThe French government plans to open a rehabilitation centre for young Muslims w
'Jihadi Rehab' Centre To Open In Rural French Town
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
The French government plans to open a rehabilitation centre for young Muslims who have been radicalised by Salafists, but critics are wary of the programme. The “Centre for Prevention, Reintegration, and Citizenship” is a new project designed by the... Read more
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CTV News
'Real junk food': First food waste supermarket opens in U.K.called Wefood in February 2016. Other countries, such as France, are also takin
'Real junk food': First food waste supermarket opens in U.K.
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
called Wefood in February 2016. Other countries, such as France, are also taking action on the issue of food waste. The French government outlawed the destruction of unsold food products in supermarkets in 2015. Large-sized supermarkets in... Read more
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Reuters
How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimeawhether the sanctions were being respected, said implementing sanctions was the
How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
whether the sanctions were being respected, said implementing sanctions was the responsibility of EU member states. The French government had no immediate comment. Germany's Economy Ministry said it could not comment on specifics, but that... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimeawhether the sanctions were being respected, said implementing sanctions was the
How EU firms skirt sanctions to do business in Crimea
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
whether the sanctions were being respected, said implementing sanctions was the responsibility of EU member states. The French government had no immediate comment. Germany's Economy Ministry said it could not comment on specifics, but that... Read more
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This is West Country
West Somerset Council leader disappointed by lack of involvement in Hinkleyconstruction site was put in place. "First thing to say is that the Prime Mini
West Somerset Council leader disappointed by lack of involvement in Hinkley
This is West Country / Posted 3 days ago
construction site was put in place. "First thing to say is that the Prime Minister has made the right decision. The French Government had already made the Final Investment Decision so now it is full steam ahead. "Local councils know they... Read more
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