August 9, 2022
Europe

France expects wine production to rebound from frost-hit 2021 despite drought

/ Europe Issued on: 09/08/2022 – 16:53 French wine production fell in 2021, but the country’s farm ministry expects it to rebound in 2022. © France 24 Wine production in France is expected to rebound this year from frost-hit output in 2021, although deepening drought may curb volumes, the country’s farm ministry said on Tuesday. […]

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Beluga stuck in Seine river: Rescuers to move whale to saltwater basin

Issued on: 09/08/2022 – 14:44Modified: 09/08/2022 – 15:10 02:44 © AFP A beluga whale which strayed into the River Seine, far from its usual habitat of arctic or subarctic waters, will be moved to a saltwater river basin close to the sea on August 9, marine conservation group Sea Shepherd France said.

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Rescue mission for beluga whale stuck in Seine river goes into the night

French marine experts launched an ambitious operation Tuesday to rescue an ailing beluga whale that swam up the Seine river, to return it to the sea, an AFP journalist at the scene reported. A group of 24 police and fire service divers held a final briefing before moving to the river to begin efforts to […]

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Ukraine’s digital transformation on ‘war footing’, minister says

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Live: US approves $89 million to help Ukraine clear landmines, unexploded ordnance

The US State Department said Tuesday it has approved $89 million to help Ukraine equip and train teams to clear landmines and unexploded ordnance for one year. The approval for the funds comes a day after the US Defence Department said it would provide $1 billion in new military aid for Ukraine. Follow our live updates […]

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Russia suspends US inspections of its nuclear arsenal

/ Europe Issued on: 08/08/2022 – 21:33Modified: 08/08/2022 – 21:36 In this file photo taken from undated footage distributed by the Russian Defence Ministry Press Service, an intercontinental ballistic missile lifts off from a truck-mounted launcher somewhere in Russia. © Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP Russia told the United States on Monday it […]

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France ponders options for beluga whale in Seine river

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Beluga whale stranded in Seine still alive but now stationary, NGO says

/ Europe Issued on: 08/08/2022 – 16:16Modified: 08/08/2022 – 16:18 01:35 In this image taken from video footage by the French fire services of the Eure department (SDIS27), a beluga whale is seen in the River Seine in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, west of Paris, on August 4, 2022. © SDIS27 via AP A malnourished beluga whale that […]

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France vows to crack down on motorbike ‘rodeos’ after children injured

/ Europe Issued on: 08/08/2022 – 15:49 Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Prefect Pascal Mailhos (C), State Prosecutor Nicolas Jacquet (3rd R), Departmental Director of Police Nelson Boutard (2nd R) and Lyon Mayor Gregory Doucet (R) look at motorcycles seized by police after urban “rodeos” on July 13, 2021 at the municipal pound in Lyon, southeastern France. © Philippe […]

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Head of Ukraine’s nuclear authority calls for UN peacekeepers at Zaporizhzhia plant

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