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Mikati’s government: far from “Hezbollah backed”, but not quite the outcome the “French initiative” had hoped for

Press TV 20 Sep 2021
... the US and French economic stronghold on the country ... Two of the picks by Hezbollah and Amal in the new ministry - Public Works and Transport Minister Ali Hamieh and Abbas Haj Hassan of the Agricultural Ministry - also have French citizenship and have worked and studied in France.
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Infographic: All you need to know about the Canadian election

Al Jazeera 19 Sep 2021
... candidates in the French-speaking province of Quebec ... The party says it will introduce a bill making sufficient French-language knowledge a condition for granting Canadian citizenship to immigrants in Quebec, and it has also called for no interference from Ottawa on Quebec laws.
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Meet the Knesset’s new foreign envoy

The Jerusalem Post 16 Sep 2021
She served as spokeswoman for Reuven Rivlin when he was elected president, advised the Hatnua Party of Tzipi Livni, and her company worked with the Association for Civil Rights in Israel, the Geneva Initiative, the French embassy in Israel, and a controversial three months advising the Joint List and its Balad Party.
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Canada election: Meet the major political party leaders

Al Jazeera 15 Sep 2021
... the French-speaking province’s interests at the federal level ... The party says it will introduce a bill to make knowing sufficient French a condition for granting Canadian citizenship to new immigrants in Quebec, saying the French language is in decline and must be protected.
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White privilege: What it is, what it means and why understanding it mattersWhy is racial ...

Deccan Herald 14 Sep 2021
The Conversation A prestigious, private school in Pretoria, South Africa, recently became a site of protest ... However, it does not always translate well to these new contexts ... In France ‘white privilege’ could be perceived as provocative because it challenges the French universalist narrative and the modern conception of citizenship and a common will.
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Paris mayor announces run for French presidency

Anadolu Agency 13 Sep 2021
She has been the subject of controversy and is not even French-born, but the current resident of the Hotel de Ville – the official home of Paris’ mayor – will now throw her hat into the ring for the nation’s presidency ... Hidalgo was born in San Fernando in Alusia, Spain, but now holds both French and Spanish citizenship ... .
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Britain ends contract with French startup for vaccines

New York Post 13 Sep 2021
More On. france ... France grants expedited citizenship to COVID-19 frontline workers. French doctors demand protection from death threats at work ... government has canceled an agreement to buy at least 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine from the French pharmaceutical startup Valneva after alleging that the company breached its contract obligations ... .
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France grants citizenship to 12,000 who risked their lives on the COVID-19 front line

The Seattle Times 11 Sep 2021
Around 12,000 people — including doctors, nurses, cleaning staff, cashiers and garbage collectors — have just become French, under a special fast-track citizenship program for workers standing on the front line of the battle against COVID-19 ... .
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France grants citizenship to 12,000 foreign-born healthcare workers to thank them for Covid services

The Independent 10 Sep 2021
Marlene Schiappa, junior interior minister in charge of citizenship said that over 16,000 people had applied for a French passport over the past year under a special fast track scheme that allowed workers in essential ... In 2020, a total of 61,371 people acquired French citizenship.
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France grants citizenship to more than 12,000 foreign essential workers.

New York Times 10 Sep 2021
Marlène Schiappa, the French minister who oversees citizenship matters, said in a statement. “These frontline workers have served the nation. It is only natural that the nation should embrace them.” ... .
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France grants citizenship to 12,000 foreign workers on Covid-19 front line

Straits Times 09 Sep 2021
Marlene Schiappa, junior interior minister in charge of citizenship, said over 16,000 people had applied for a French passport over ... In 2020, a total of 61,371 people got French citizenship.
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France grants citizenship to 12,000 foreigners as a reward for working on the front line ...

The Daily Mail 09 Sep 2021
Over 12,000 foreign-born front line workers were granted French citizenship after a special scheme allowed them to apply after two years, instead of five.
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Suspect of Paris Terror Attack That Killed 130 People Says He’s ‘Fighter of ISIS’

The Epoch Times 08 Sep 2021
Salah Abdeslam, a 31-year-old man with French citizenship but who grew up in Belgium, is one of 20 suspects on trial for their involvement in the November 2015 gun-and-bomb ...
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Guinea coup: Profile of Colonel Mahamady Doumbouya wey comot President Condé from power

Ghana Web 06 Sep 2021
E serve as legionary for di French army until 2018 when Conde ask am to return to Guinea to lead GFS, wey dem establish dat year ... In August 2021, Friaguinee claim say Dombouya dey denied of French citizenship because "dem see say im conduct dey different to di values and principles" of di French legion.
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Salah Abdeslam, the '10th man' of the Paris attacks

The Times of India 05 Sep 2021
The 31-year-old, who has French citizenship but grew up in Belgium, is accused of playing a key logistical role in the attacks ... was shot dead by French police in a siege a week later ... During questioning by a French magistrate in 2018 he justified terror attacks on France saying.
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