Tag: France

Macron begins Trump charm offensive with Fox News interview

French leader set for state visit to Washington from Monday, seeking to stop US withdrawals from Syria and Iran nuclear deal Touting a very strong personal relation with Donald Trump, the French president, Emmanuel Macron, on Sunday began an ambitious charm offensive intended to strengthen US commitments in Syria and his own recently stated intentions. I …

Fidelity Bank of Ghana Plans to List on Stock Exchange by 2020

Fidelity Bank Ltd., a closely held Ghanaian lender, plans to list its shares for trading on the country’s bourse by 2020 as it targets a spot among the largest three banks in the West African nation. Shareholders of the country’s fourth-largest lender on Friday approved a proposal to raise 70 million cedis ($16 million) by selling …

Did neolithic man practise surgery on cows?

Archaeologists in Champ-Durand, France, have found a cow skull with a small round hole cut into it A stone age cow skull boasting a hole the size of a biscuit has been hailed as a first by archeologists, who say the gouge is the earliest evidence of either a veterinary attempt or animal experimentation. Human skulls …

Lars von Trier set for Cannes return after seven-year ban

Festival boss hints that Danish directors new serial killer film will join lineup overturning expulsion imposed after controversial comments in 2011 Cannes is set to add the newest film from Lars von Trier to its 2018 lineup, ending a seven-year ban of the controversial director at the film festival. Von Trier was made persona non grata …

Arab Stocks Advance as Jitters Over U.S. Strike in Syria Fade

Stocks in Riyadh lead gains, rise the most in almost 10 months Main equities benchmark in Dubai climbs the most since June Read More: Analysts Say Syria Strike Isn’t Causing Panic in Mideast Markets Saudi Arabia’s stocks on Wednesday fell the most since October after U.S. President Donald Trump’s comments on Twitter suggested that strikes against …

Trump Echoes Bush With Mission Accomplished on Syria Strike

shore up international support on Saturday after overnight strikes on Bashar al-Assad’s regime as punishment for an apparent chemical weapons attack, and as deterrence against future attacks. The Syrian government is believed to have been responsible for dropping a barrel bomb with chemical agents on a civilian population near Damascus a week ago. The coordinated missile …

May Defends Syria Airstrikes Without Parliamentary Vote

Attack was about chemical weapons, not regime change, she says Labour leader says the move was ‘legally questionable’ This language was aimed at heading off some of the arguments that members of parliament on all sides used when they voted against air strikes in Syria in 2013. At that time, May’s predecessor David Cameron had made …
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