THE NOTRE DAME CATHEDRAL FIRE

1st May 2019 . by incontext_adm

Investigators are converging around two theories of what caused the devastating fire at Notre Dame cathedral: a short-circuit near its spire, possibly caused by electrified bells, or negligence by workers carrying out renovations, a theory fuelled by the discovery of cigarette butts. On Thursday [25 April], for the first time, police investigators were allowed to…

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YELLOW VEST PROTESTS CONTINUE IN FRANCE

6th February 2019 . by incontext_adm

By Donnelly McCleland France’s yellow vest protesters were back on the streets on Saturday [2 February] to keep up the pressure on French President Emmanuel Macron’s government and to decry the number of people being injured by police during the anti-government demonstrations. Multiple protests in Paris and other cities denounced Mr Macron’s economic policies, which…

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SAUDI ARABIA SAYS WILL RETALIATE AGAINST ANY SANCTIONS OVER KHASHOGGI CASE

15th October 2018 . by incontext_adm

15 OCTOBER 2018 (SOURCE: REUTERS) – Saudi Arabia on Sunday warned against threats to punish it over last week’s disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as European leaders piled on pressure and two more US executives scrapped plans to attend a Saudi investor conference. Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Post columnist critical of Riyadh’s policies, disappeared…

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26th July 2018 . by incontext_adm

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MACRON TELLS NETANYAHU THAT US RECOGNITION OF JERUSALEM IS THREAT TO PEACE

11th December 2017 . by incontext_adm

11 DECEMBER 2017 – Emmanuel Macron, the French president, has warned US recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital was a “threat to peace” as he hosted the country’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his first foreign trip since Donald Trump provoked widespread condemnation with the decision. The joint appearance by the two men, following talks…

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