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Huge Sufi Conference in Morocco Highlights "Global Citizenship", by Kevin Barrett

The Unz Review 29 Sep 2023
Religious and Civic Values for Global Citizenship,” it was hosted by the Boutchichiyya Zawiya in Madargh, Morocco, and coordinated with the Mawlid an-Nabi (the Prophet’s birthday, celebrated today) ... The serious business of the conference involved the notion of global citizenship (citoyenneté globale).

Pacific news in brief for September 29

RNZ 29 Sep 2023
New Caledonia - Back�s resigns. A prominent pro-France leader in New Caledonia, Sonia Back�s, has resigned from the French government after a resounding defeat at France's Senatorial elections four days ago ... In July 2022, Ms Back�s had been appointed assistant minister for Citizenship in French Prime minister Elisabeth Borne's government ... ....

The fall of an enclave in Azerbaijan stuns the Armenian diaspora, extinguishing a dream

Killeen Daily Herald 29 Sep 2023
The fall of Nagorno-Karabakh is not just a reminder of the genocide, “it’s reliving it,” said Diran Guiliguian, an Armenian activist who is based in Madrid but holds Armenian, Lebanese and French citizenship ... the French president, German chancellor and European Council president.

New Caledonia’s Backès resigns from French govt after losing senate elections

RNZ 28 Sep 2023
Other suggestions relate to the notion of a New Caledonian citizenship, which would co-exist with a French citizenship and would be detailed in a scheduled Constitutional amendment that President Macron would like to have voted by the French Congress (a gathering of both Houses ...

French centre-right keeps control of Senate, far-right wins three seats

Reuters 25 Sep 2023
The only member of the French government running in the elections, Secretary of State for Citizenship Sonia Backes, was defeated in the French territory of New Caledonia ... French President Emmanuel Macron's Renaissance party remains the biggest party in the lower house, but ...

Pope Francis denies Europe’s migrant emergency, calls out countries’ ‘alarmist propaganda’

New York Post 24 Sep 2023
Pope Francis challenged French President Emmanuel Macron and other European leaders to open their ports to people fleeing hardship and poverty, insisting Saturday that the continent isn’t facing a migration “emergency” but rather a long-term reality that governments must deal with humanely.

Pope Francis urges European leaders to open ports for migrants

ITV 24 Sep 2023
While in the French port city of Marseille on Saturday, Francis insisted that the continent isn't facing a migration “emergency” but rather a long-term reality that governments must deal with humanely. He urged French President Emmanuel Macron to help migrants secure legal pathways to citizenship.

King Charles 'greatly moved' by how France paid tribute to Queen Elizabeth

Caledonian Record 21 Sep 2023
The King attended a dinner party with Macron, where the French president in response reminded the King how the people of his country held both Queen Elizabeth and his father Prince Philip - who died in April 2021 at the age of 99 - were "held in affection" throughout their lives ... citizenship.

Russian lawyer Maxim Viktorov responds to Blitz report

Blitz 21 Sep 2023
It is not clear when Karina obtained US citizenship, but a French customs document found in the emails shows that she had an American passport as early as 2013 ... The French document also shows Karina’s mother Liubov Gapchuk traveling under Russian and US passports.

Fallujah: My Lost Hometown

GlobalResearch 20 Sep 2023
And so for a decade, I made Baghdad my base and reported across the country for a range of French and international outlets on everything from the fallout of the U.S ... My father left Iraq soon after and, after three decades of holding out hope of returning and playing a role in his country, applied for French citizenship.

French bakery La Baguette to open second location in Village of Five Points in Lewes

Delaware Online 19 Sep 2023
Chef Ludovic Bezy is 100% French, while his wife and co-owner, Anita Wheeler-Bezy, is a self-described "Air Force brat" who grew up in both France and America. The couple met and married in the Champagne region and she now holds a dual French-American citizenship ... Bezy graduated from a French culinary school in the 1980s.

Hearings begin in Carlos Ghosn's $1 billion lawsuit against Nissan

The National 19 Sep 2023
Judicial hearings on the $1 billion lawsuit that Carlos Ghosn has filed against Nissan, the auto company he used to head, have begun, with lawyers from both sides meeting the judge charged with overseeing the case in Beirut ... READ MORE. Carlos Ghosn interview ... Mr Ghosn, 69, who has Lebanese, Brazilian and French citizenship, has since lived in Beirut.

Olympics 2024: Stand by Muslim athletes, reject a hijab ban

The New Arab 19 Sep 2023
According to many French politicians, it does. The French Minister of Sport Amelie Oudéa-Castéra and former French Minister Delegate in charge of Citizenship Marlene Schiappa both claimed that the main justifications for banning the hijab in football is to nip proselytism in the bud.

Building a new 'Dream Team'

China Daily 18 Sep 2023
After poor World Cup showing, Team USA expected to strengthen with some of NBA's biggest superstars at Paris Olympics.  . There was a long flight awaiting USA Basketball last week ... No texting, no emails. That's unfortunate ... The World Cup is over ... He was born in Cameroon, has French citizenship and became a US citizen last year ... The French want him.

Muslim robes are the latest fault line for French identity

The Buffalo News 17 Sep 2023
The government believes the role of education is to dissolve ethnic or religious identity in a shared commitment to the rights and responsibilities of French citizenship, and so, as Attal put it, "you should not be able to distinguish or identify the students' religion by looking at them.".

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