Half of Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune gone up in smoke

Meta’s setbacks have repercussions on the fortunes of its CEO, Mark Zuckerberg. And while the past year has been tough for just about every US tech giant, it’s been especially tough for the Facebook founder. His fortune was halved and continued to evaporate according to the Business AM site in its publication of this Tuesday, … Read more

Macron inaugurates France’s first offshore wind farm

The Head of State must specify the main lines of the bill for the “acceleration of renewable energies”, which will be presented to the Council of Ministers on Monday. Emmanuel Macron inaugurates Thursday, September 22 off Saint-Nazaire the very first of a series of offshore wind farms, the deployment of which he intends to accelerate … Read more

Switzerland in turn suspends agreement on simplified visas for Russians

Switzerland decided this Friday to suspend “fullythe deal on visa facilitation for Russians, again aligning with a similar measure taken by the European Union. During its session, the Swiss Federal Council “has decided to completely suspend the visa facilitation agreement that Switzerland has concluded with Russiain 2009, he said in a statement. “However, it is … Read more

Police officer killed in shooting in Canada

A police officer was killed and at least two people are in hospital Monday (September 12) following broad daylight shootings in the Toronto area, police and local media said. The main suspect was arrested after fleeing in a stolen vehicle, regional police added, citing two shootings. “One person was pronounced dead at the scene and … Read more

Finland will drastically reduce the number of Russian tourist visas

Finland will limit the number of visas issued to Russian tourists to 10% of the current volume from September 1, due to growing discontent in the country over the war in Ukraine, the Finnish government announced on Tuesday (August 16th). “Tourist visas will not stop completely, but their number will decrease significantlyFinnish Foreign Minister Pekka … Read more

“I vote for Clemenceau or ‘can we reform in France?'”

By Jacques Julliard Posted 1 minute ago, Update 1 minute ago Jacques Julliard. fabien clairefond CHRONICLE – In this return to September, it is time to prepare the continuation of Emmanuel Macron’s five-year term, believes the historian and essayist. If major reforms are necessary for our country, the French especially need to rebuild their nation. … Read more

No visas yet to go to the UN General Assembly, worries Russia

Russia expressed concern in a letter to the UN Secretary General that it had not yet received any visa from the United States for the visit in September to the UN General Assembly of its delegation led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, according to the text seen Friday by AFP. “As of September 1, … Read more

standardization of visa issuance

The French and Tunisian Interior Ministers announced Wednesday, August 31 in a joint statement the normalization by France of the issuance of visas in Tunisia. This standardization was decided with “immediate effect“Added the two ministers, Taoufik Charfeddine and Gérald Darmanin who spoke by telephone. Last fall, France decided to restrict the issuance of visas in … Read more

A visa for elsewhere – By Naïm Kamal

We are witnessing rivers of whining about the refusal of French visas to Moroccans “offering all the guarantees” not to turn into illegal immigrants. These jeremiads conceal indecency, the first of which is the indifference that we have often had for the ordeal of the equally national “quidams” who, since the introduction of visas nearly … Read more

Iconic photo of Winston Churchill stolen in Canada

In Canada, a famous photographic portrait of Winston Churchill was stolen and then replaced by a copy in a luxury hotel in Ottawa, announced this week the establishment, which launched an appeal to the public to find the work. It took several months for the employees of the Château Laurier to realize that a copy … Read more