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France to hold 'national consultation' to define secularism after accusations of Islamophobia

The New Arab 19 Apr 2021
Minister Delegate in Charge of Citizenship Marlene Schiappa announced on Sunday a national consultation to define French "secularism", after months of controversy. Schiappa told French weekly newspaper Journal du Dimanche that she will launch it on Tuesday with a "conference between high levels intellectuals of all sensibilities".
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1921: 'Americans are the worst eaters in the world'

Post Bulletin 19 Apr 2021
1996 — 25 years ago ... The 4% raise will make RCC tuition $141.60 per credit ... 1946 — 75 years ago ... 1921100 years ago Forty-seven residents of Winona County, including six women, were granted citizenship by Judge C ... A French psychoanalyst said the American civilization will be destroyed by mince pie and corned beef and cabbage ... .
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More Money to MIVILUDES: The French “Mind Police” Is Back

Bitter Winter English 19 Apr 2021
On April 9, 2021, the French Minister Delegate for Citizenship at the Ministry of Interior, Marlène Schiappa, was interviewed by France Info ... This announcement followed the publication of a report by MIVILUDES in February 2021, and the issuance of new Circular on the French anti-cult policy in March.
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JRD Tata – The First Person To Obtain A Commercial Pilot License In India

Simple Flying 19 Apr 2021
Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata was behind some of the most ambitious ventures across numerous Indian industries in the 20th century. His business impact can even be felt across the country today ... Photo ... The soon-to-be aviator moved to India as a young adult, and in 1929, Tata renounced his French citizenship and became an Indian citizen ... Mr ... Photo ... Mr.
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France’s little-known history of looting in Algeria

Anadolu Agency 16 Apr 2021
Another law issued by the colonial authorities against Algerians was the Crémieux Decree in 1870, which separated the indigenous Algerians from the Jewish population in the country by granting French citizenship to the Jews, which consequently gave privileges to the Jews ...
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I Forge University Degrees – and It's Easier Than You'd Think

Vice 09 Apr 2021
VICE. When did you start forging documents? ... He was applying for French citizenship and had to take a B1 French language test. But if you can show proof of a [French] middle school diploma, you don’t need the test ... You can pick up some photo editing skills on OpenClassrooms [a French vocational training platform] and you’re good to go ... .
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Polls open in Djibouti as veteran ruler Guelleh seeks fifth term

The New Arab 09 Apr 2021
"I am always the first to vote ... "I am with President Ismail. I voted for him, I love him." ... "In general, the morning is quite calm ... Read more. Al-Shabaab calls for attacks on US, French interests in Djibouti ... Farah - who had to renounce his dual French citizenship to join the race - complained he was not offered security services for his rallies ... ....
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Djibouti's president for 22 years, set to win new 5-year mandate

Ghana Web 09 Apr 2021
Voting has begun in Djibouti where Ismail Omar Guelleh is seeking an all but assured fifth term as the president of the small but strategically located nation he has ruled for 22 years ... Iron fist ... Farah – who had to renounce his dual French citizenship to join the race – complained he was not offered security services for his rallies ... .
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How can France enforce face coverings while banning the hijab?

The Independent 08 Apr 2021
Ironically, in August of 2020, French authorities made it compulsory for people to start wearing a mask in various part of the country, which covers the same part of the face, due to Covid-19, whilst the niqab still remains prohibited – breaking this law is punishable with a fine and French citizenship education.
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Prosecutors hit back at Ghislaine Maxwell's claims of being mistreated in jail, saying she keeps her cell 'very dirty' and doesn't flush her toilet

Yahoo Daily News 08 Apr 2021
Ghislaine Maxwell. Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images. Ghislaine Maxwell's lawyers recently complained about "horrific conditions" at her Brooklyn jail ... REUTERS/Brendan McDermid ... to 8 p.m ... Maxwell has remained in jail over fears she would be a flight risk in part due to her British and French citizenship, which she has offered to give up ... .
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Djibouti: Guelleh expected to win fifth presidential term in vote

Al Jazeera 08 Apr 2021
Djibouti’s President Ismail Omar Guelleh is expected to extend his more-than-20-year rule when the country heads to the polls on Friday ... ‘Unequal treatment’ ... Farah – who had to renounce his dual French citizenship to join the race – held a few small rallies before cancelling the rest in the 10 days leading up to the polls ... Dependence on China ... .
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Djibouti president set to clinch fifth term

Urdu Point 07 Apr 2021
Guelleh, 73, is facing political newcomer Zakaria Ismail Farah, his only rival after traditional opposition parties decided to boycott the election ... Farah -- who had to renounce his dual French citizenship to join the race -- held a few small rallies before cancelling the rest in the 10 days leading up to the polls ... ....
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Djibouti’s President Guellah set to clinch fifth term

Independent online (SA) 07 Apr 2021
Marion Douet ... Guelleh, 73, is facing political newcomer Zakaria Ismail Farah, his only rival after traditional opposition parties decided to boycott the election ... Farah -- who had to renounce his dual French citizenship to join the race -- held a few small rallies before cancelling the rest in the 10 days leading up to the polls ... Dependence on China ... .
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France accused of complicity in Rwanda genocide

Anadolu Agency 06 Apr 2021
On June 23, France launched Operation Turquoise as French soldiers entered southwestern Rwanda to set up a humanitarian safe zone for refugees ... Moreover, some experts and lawyers state that France also allowed some Hutus to enter the country while granting some of them French citizenship.
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Luxury dinners ignore restrictions and spark controversy in France – 06/04/2021 – Worldwide

The Sentinel Newspaper 06 Apr 2021
The source was then identified by the French press and by internet users as Pierre-Jean Chalen�on, owner of the luxurious Palais Vivienne in central Paris ... The sumptuous dinners also drew a reaction from members of the office of French President Emmanuel Macron. Citizenship ...
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