French press review 22 November 2017

Angela Merkel's coalition woes. Judgement Day for the so-called Butcher of Bosnia and a relatively small helpings of Robert Mugabe in today's French newspapers.
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British citizens in the Netherlands will have same rights as they do now after Britain leaves the European Union, under...
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev received the credentials of the new Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan in our country, Abbas Mustafa Ahmad Abdullah.
Gov. Simon Lalong of Plateau State has said that the Plateau and Kaduna State Governments are working round the clock with security operatives to have the Plateau PDP Chairman, Chief Damishi Sango, re
Brexiteer Nigel Farage has attacked Theresa May’s EU deal, stating it allows the UK to “move on to the next stage of humiliation.” Business leaders, however, said they were “bre
Despite concerns the skyrocketing price of bitcoin is a sign of a potential bubble, billionaire investor Mike Novogratz says the bitcoin rally is far from over. Read Full Article at RT.
No specific proposals have been received for the time being yet
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State will present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the state House of Assembly for approval on Monday. A statement by Ms Bose Lambo, Director, Public Affairs of the Assem
Kyiv's Economic Court of Appeals has ruled to seize two land plots and a Mercedes-Benz car belonging to Ukrainian Minister of Energy and Coal Industry Ihor Nasalyk for debts to the plaintiff whose
The draft bill authored by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine coalition leaders extending grants of authority to parliament on the firing of anti-corruption agency heads (No. 7362) via non-confidence votes
The head of the Russian Investigative Committee has revealed the latest statistics on corruption crime, which reveal that most cases involve law-enforcement agents, military servicemen,
The Verkhovna Rada has adopted amendments to the Tax Code to ensure the balance of budget revenues in 2018, which foresees an increase in excise duties for tobacco products by 29.7%, environmental tax
Aruna Quadri has placed Nigeria on the International Table Tennis Federation radar after setting a new personal record for the country and himself as he is now ranked 21 in the end-of-the-year ranking
French President Emmanuel Macron appealed for calm on Friday after US President Donald Trump’s widely-criticised recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Speaking at a meeting to disc
A painting by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, sold by Christie’s auction house last month, was bought by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, according to US government i
Le Monde splashes with an image of protesters burning photographs of Donald Trump on the streets of Gaza, in the Palestinian Territories. Its headline proclaims this the diplomatic turning point for t
On December 5, the IOC decided to suspend membership of the Russian Olympic Committee, which bars the Russian national team from competing at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympics under the national flag
Slovenia's world-famous industrial rockers Laibach will give their first domestic live performance of their Also Sprach Zarathustra in front of a capacity crowd at Ljubljana' Kino Šiška thi
Libya’s internationally recognised government has appealed to the U.S. to ease a travel ban imposed on its citizens by President Donald Trump. The Libyan Foreign Ministry made the call in a statemen
Kyiv Regional Administrative Court has opened a case based on the petition of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (non-aligned) Boryslav Rozenblat, who is suing the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (N
A joint investigation between The Insider and Bellingcat used open source research, investigative journalism, and forensic voice analysis to determine the identity of "Delfin," a key figure
Pope Francis has called upon the Roman Catholic Church to adjust the translation of phrase on temptation in the most famous Christian prayer, ‘Our Father’, also known as ‘The Lord
New capital requirements for banks, known as Basel 4, will have a major impact on the Dutch financial services sector,...
Arricano Real Estate Plc (Cyprus), a managing company and developer of some shopping and leisure centers in Ukraine, will send an open letter to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asking to help to
Europe will have to start listening to the ever louder social and national wakeup calls, especially the ones coming from Catalonia for months now, the newspaper Delo comments on Friday.
The first report on transparency in the extractive sector prepared by Azerbaijan beyond the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) is even more detailed than the reports created during t
Dacia Duster has become the growth driver of the Renault-owned Automobile Dacia’s plant in Mioveni, southern Romania, and the main Romanian product exported, making an impact not only on the busin
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde in a telephone conversation with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said that the IMF supports the efforts of the Ukraini
Construction and real estate companies still have the highest credit risk, even though they saw the most significant decline in the non-performing loan ratio, while the services and utilities sector
The virtual currency, which has no central bank backing and no legal exchange rate, briefly hit a new record of $17,000
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is the actual buyer of a painting of Jesus by  Leonardo da Vinci that sold for a record-breaking $450 million at auction last month, The Wall Street Journal rep

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