Can sex, gender and language live happily ever after?

Comment this story Comment In English, it has become de rigueur in some circles to introduce oneself with one’s name and preferred pronouns. These range from the traditional (he/him/his) to the non-binary but singular “they” and up to pioneering neologisms such as ze or zir. The goal, generally, is to …

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Franchise Global Reports Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results; Revenue increased $13.1 million year-over-year to $13.5 million

For the quarter, the Company’s German reportable segment achieved revenues of $13.5 milliongross profit of $1.0 million and the net income of $0.1 million. For the period since the beginning of the year, the Company Germany reportable segment achieved revenues of $30.1 milliongross profit of $2.1 million and the net …

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The Hulett Collection Fine Art Gallery: A Century of Photography: 1920 – 2020

The Hulett Collectionan art gallery specializing in classic 20th century and contemporary photographic works, opened the gallery’s first physical space in the historic Cherry Street district of downtown Tulsa. The inaugural exhibition, a visual timeline of photography titled “A century of photography: 1920 – 2020will present more than 40 photographs …

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‘Phenomenal’ Ancient DNA Dataset Provides Clues to Origin of Agriculture and Ancient Languages ​​| Science

Few places have shaped the history of Eurasia as much as the ancient Near East. Agriculture and some of the world’s earliest civilizations were born here, and the area was home to the ancient Greeks, Troy and large swathes of the Roman Empire. “It’s absolutely central, and many of us …

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German exporters hit by €70 billion price squeeze

By Rene Wagner BERLIN (Reuters) – German exporters are in “extreme price compression” and have incurred additional costs of 70 billion euros ($69 billion) this year due to soaring producer and supplier prices. import, said the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK). Wednesday. According to surveys and …

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Reviews | The Museum of Victims of Communism in Washington DC tells a vital story

Comment this story Comment Most Americans who travel to their nation’s capital as tourists are thankfully unaware of the violent rumblings that insist that American history is a long history of shortcomings. Visitors come for a joyful immersion in the celebrations of national history, told by the marble monuments, the …

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Richard McCabe joins THE YEOMAN OF THE GUARD cast at ENO

In November, Tony and Olivier Award-winning stage and film actor and musician Richard McCabe makes his operatic debut in the first English National Opera (ENO) production of The Yeomen of the Guard by Gilbert & Sullivan. Described as “one of our finest actors” (the Guardian), Richard steps into the role …

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“Afterlife” by Nobel Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah

Comment this story Comment When Abdulrazak Gurnah won the Nobel Prize for Literature last year, few had read anything by the Tanzanian-born writer. The author of 10 English-language novels, Gurnah had drawn critical acclaim, but fans knew his stories about East Africa and exile should reach a wider audience. In …

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Global financial crash warning: ‘Global recession is approaching’ as euro zone is about to be crushed | City & Business | Finance

Governments around the world have faced successive crises that have put immense pressure on their economies, as inflation soars and the crisis in the cost of living threatens consumer spending. While many – including the eurozone and the UK – have stepped in to prevent a full-scale recession during the …

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Faculty Focus-August 22, 2022 | St. Lawrence University

Faculty members put their knowledge into practice so that students and others can benefit. Recently, professors have published research articles, presented at conferences, and served as expert panelists and podcast guests. Yesim Bayar Yesim Bayar At the annual conference of the Canadian Sociological Association, Assistant Professor of Sociology Yesim Bayar …

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The preventable tragedy of polio in New York

Some ten thousand diseases afflict mankind, and we have the power to overcome only a handful. It is especially tragic, then, when we squander the opportunities we have, whether by choice, negligence, or incompetence. In June, a 20-year-old unvaccinated man from Rockland County, New York developed fever, abdominal pain and …

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German Economy Minister rules out keeping nuclear power plants in operation to save gas

German Economy and Climate Action Minister Robert Habeck speaks during a press conference on the future use of liquefied natural gas (LNG), in Berlin, Germany, on 16 August 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Minister of Economy says that nuclear power plants …

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Childcare in Germany leaves mothers with few options for working | Germany | In-depth news and reporting from Berlin and beyond | DW

Childcare in Germany is often presented abroad as an enviable model that is both affordable and friendly for working parents. But in fact, mothers who have had to balance their careers with parenthood face the much more difficult reality that the system seems to be designed to keep them out …

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We are made of pieces and fragments

I am ready to resume reading in public. Banned Books Week in America, promoted by the American Library Association and Amnesty International “in common support for the freedom to seek and express ideas, even those that some consider unorthodox or unpopular” , is held annually during the last week of …

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Revelation 2: The Church That Was Crushed and Beaten

By Marc CreechOpinion Contributor | Saturday August 20, 2022 Smyrna was a city in the Roman province of Asia. It became a prosperous city famous for its wealth, beauty and magnificent public buildings. The second letter to the seven churches in Revelation chapter 2 is addressed to the pastor of …

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On tour, Pakistan’s first Grammy winner defies boundaries with her music | Music | DW

“I wanted to make music that I wanted, that I hadn’t really found, that I wanted to hear,” singer Arooj Aftab told DW. However, making the kind of music she wanted to hear required musical tools and a vocabulary that she lacked as a youngster in Lahore, where music wasn’t …

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Grilling over Scholz’s handling of multibillion-euro tax evasion ends in stalemate

Scholz testifies before Hamburg lawmakers on fraud handling Case risks undermining Scholz as he faces multiple crises Scholz’s popularity trails top ministers, SPD third in polls BERLIN, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Hamburg lawmakers have questioned German Chancellor Olaf Scholz about his handling of a billion-euro tax evasion while he was …

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Asian language speakers are on the rise in British Columbia, latest census data shows

According to Statistics Canada, more people in British Columbia speak languages ​​other than English and French — the country’s two official languages ​​— as their first language, in a context of population growth driven by international migration. The latest 2021 census data released Wednesday shows that 31% of British Columbians …

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After restoring ties, Lapid and Erdogan agree to restart Israeli flights to Turkey

Musk says Manchester United purchase tweet was a joke Elon Musk tweets that ‘I don’t buy any sports teams’, calling a viral post about his purchase of Manchester United football club a joke. The world’s richest man is used to posting provocative statements on Twitter for fun and Musk was …

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Wolfgang Petersen, director of ‘Das Boot’, dies at 81

Wolfgang Petersen, one of the few foreign directors to break into Hollywood, whose heartbreaking 1981 war film ‘Das Boot’ was nominated for six Oscars and became one of Germany’s highest-grossing films , died Friday at his home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. He was 81 years old. The …

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Rahul Soni from HarperCollins India

Rahul Soni from India says, ‘Literature is still considered a “luxury” in its market. He is a Frankfurt Scholar for 2022. Raul Soni. Image: Jinhee Park By Porter Anderson, Editor | @Porter_Anderson “It’s what I knew how to do best” AAs Frankfurter Buchmesse regulars know, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is …

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Canada-Germany LNG deal looks unlikely as focus on hydrogen grows

Prospects for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export deal from Canada to Germany are set to evaporate as German Chancellor Olaf Scholz prepares for a visit to Montreal, Toronto and Stephenville, Land -Neuve, from August 21 to 23, depending on The energy mix. For months, Canadian fossil fuels have been …

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Germany / 1920s / New objectivity / August Sander, Center Pompidou magazine

On the sixth floor of the Center Pompidou in Paris, framed by its spectacular bay windows, a vast multidisciplinary exhibition is currently on display, devoted to the works of the Neue Sachlichkeit (New Objectivity) movement, active in Germany in the 1920s. In the aftermath of World War I, avant-garde, utopian …

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Anne Heche, multifaceted actress, dies at 53 after car accident

Placeholder while loading article actions Anne Heche, an actress whose roles ranged from a White House stress ball assistant in ‘Wag the Dog’ to a Bates Motel stabbing victim in a remake of ‘Psycho,’ but who claimed she was “blacklisted” from major studio projects in the late 1990s after she …

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German Finance Minister writes to Brussels about VAT exemption for gas tax

Finance Minister Christian Lindner attends a news conference to present key points of planned legislation to offset high inflation in Berlin, Germany August 10, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BERLIN, Aug 14 (Reuters) – German Finance Minister Christian Lindner has written to the …

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Visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to Canada

OTTAWA, ON, August 13, 2022 /CNW/ – The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauannounced today that the Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholzwill visit Montreal, Quebec, Toronto, Ontarioand Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labradorof August 21 to 23, 2022. Prime Minister Trudeau will meet with Chancellor Scholz in Montreal to advance our shared priorities, including …

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Anne Heche is brain dead after crash, rep says

Actress Anne Heche, who had been in a coma since a car accident last week, was declared brain dead and is being kept on life support to see if her organs are viable for donation, the agency said on Friday. one of its representatives. Ms Heche, 53, was seriously injured …

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The Greater Gig Harbor Literary Society joins the party again – The Suburban Times

No plans for the weekend yet? Whether you’re a bookworm or not, the Greater Gig Harbor Literary Society knows how to entice you with its wide variety of books from different genres. On Sunday, August 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Greater Gig Harbor Literary Society will be …

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SwifDoo PDF launches its latest version in German and French | Local News

SwifDoo PDF has updated two new language packages and several new features in its latest release CHENGDU, China, Aug. 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SwifDoo PDF, a software system offering an assortment of features to manage and process PDFs, has launched German and French versions. This desktop PDF editor and …

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German regulator asks Allianz to improve controls – source

The Allianz logo is seen on a building in Paris, France, April 30, 2020. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register FRANKFURT, Aug 12 (Reuters) – German financial watchdog BaFin has asked Allianz (ALVG.DE) to improve internal controls following fraud at …

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No, camel poo does not help cure diarrhea, scientists say

Articles pop up from time to time suggesting that eating camel dung can help with diarrhea, according to scientists in Amsterdam. The so-called therapy has even been mentioned in some academic studies. To find out if this could be true, they imported camel dung from Egypt and looked into the …

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Liga MX Live Stream vs Major League Soccer

For the second year in a row, the best players from Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX will face off in an All-Star Game (Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. ET). The combined All-Star game is one of three showpiece events in the growing relationship between the two leagues, also including the …

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Pound jumps 1.3pc as US inflation slows

ghello. Households need at least an extra £500 to survive soaring energy bills this winter as price cap forecasts keep rising. That’s according to Octopus Energy boss Greg Jackson, who said current £400 aid plans ‘were clearly not enough’ and urged the government to go further. He said direct help …

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Cambodian and German artists explore typography

Cambodian artist Kem Keosocheat collaborated with German artist Lars Breuer to examine the typography of their two languages ​​for their In Collaboration exhibition at Meta House in Phnom Penh. Currently in progress, the exhibition In Collaboration: Lars Breuer (Germany) and Koem Keosocheat (Cambodia) will end on August 28 Breuer typically …

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11th Edition of New India Foundation Book Fellowship Opens for Applications

The New India Foundation has for several years supported the research and writing of non-fiction books on various aspects of post-independence India, awarding scholarships every two years. The Book Fellowship has just opened applications for its 11th edition. Each fellow will receive an annual stipend of Rs 18 lakh, in …

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Scholz under growing pressure over tax evasion – The Irish Times

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz is to be questioned again for tax evasion at a Hamburg bank after police discovered nearly 215,000 euros in cash hidden by a political ally linked to the institution. Two days after Mr Scholz’s election victory last September, Hamburg investigators found the money – of unknown …

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Alexander Sokurov’s fairy tale imagines a surreal, stuffy purgatory journey

All along Fairy tale (a.k.a Skazka), characters recite the overture to the Divine Comedy and Dante’s preamble to his plunge into hell. But the black and white world in which Alexander Sokurov’s souls are stuck is more like a kind of purgatory. A liminal wasteland of abandoned buildings, rubble and …

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Free nurse recruitment in Germany, interview in November

Thiruvananthapuram: Keralite nursing professionals who wish to work in Germany can apply for the second stage of the NORKA ROOTS Triple Win program from August 16. Recruitment covers 300 vacancies. Those with a degree or diploma in nursing and at least one year’s work experience can apply. Those who were …

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The federal states want to co-finance the 9 euro tracking ticket

The Länder demand that the Federal Minister of Transport, Volker Wissing (FDP), quickly presents a concept for a follow-up regulation of the 9-Euro-Ticket. “If Minister Wissing wants a successor ticket to be operational as early as September, he should deliver it now without delay,” said the chair of the conference …

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In defense of Trust TV – By: . .

Ismail Misbahu The message is clear: the documentary or the film has the power to override our moral emotions, and it is important to be aware of the process. Joshua Oppenheimer. Nigeria is unaware and therefore “needs to be informed”. It must be said to its president that bandits planned …

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Biblical Imagination in German Expressionist Prints at the Abraham Art Gallery

The Abraham Art Gallery opened the new season on Monday August 1 with the exhibition BIBLICAL IMAGINATION IN GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST PRINTS. From the collection of Sandra Bowden, the show features over 50 original graphic art prints by famous expressionists of the early 20e century, two woodcuts from the 16e century, …

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Cyber ​​Insurance Provider Coalition appoints its first CFO as it plans to expand

Cybersecurity insurance provider Coalition Inc. has named its first chief financial officer after raising $250 million in a Series F round. The San Francisco-based company said Jim Young started July 25 as chief financial officer. Mr. Young most recently served as chief financial officer of agricultural technology company Indigo Ag. …

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Irish banking flaws highlighted by recent fiascos

It’s not often that the public gets the better of financial institutions, but that’s what happened recently with Allied Irish Banks (AIB) and its plans to cut services at 70 of its city branches. from the country. For once, the so-called Masters of the Universe were forced to eat humbly …

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Guns as a Symbol of Whiteness: How GOP Ads Use Militant Identity Politics to Promote Culture Wars

Appearing with a shotgun and a smirk, Greitens leads the hunt for RINOs, short for “Republicans in name only.” Along with armed soldiers, Greitens storms a house under cover of a smoke grenade. “Join the MAGA team,” Greitens says in the video. “Get a RINO hunting license. There is no …

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Welcome banners in 8 different languages ​​added to Town Center

TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) – Downtown Topeka added new banners on Wednesday, August 3 to make the community more inclusive. Downtown Topeka Inc. added several banners along Kansas Ave. who say “welcome” in eight different languages, including Spanish, English, Arabic, Mandarin, Hindi, Potawatomi, Ukrainian and German. According to Rhiannon Friedman, President …

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Germany and other EU countries block funds for Ukraine: official

Ukraine has accused Germany and other EU countries of blocking funds the bloc previously approved for Kyiv as it faces a financial crisis caused by the Russian invasion. “We are expecting eight billion euros ($8.2 billion), but unfortunately some EU states, including Germany, are blocking the verification of this issue,” …

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Masdar and CPPIB among those seeking a stake in Iberdrola’s €1.4 billion German wind farm

The logo of Spanish utility company Iberdrola is seen outside its headquarters in Madrid, Spain, May 23, 2018. REUTERS/Sergio Perez Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi’s Masdar and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) are assessing firm offers for …

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Opinion:Germany’s Foreign Minister did the right thing in Ankara | Reviews | DW

Even the itinerary of his trip hinted that things were going to get tough. On her way to Greece and Turkey, German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock passed through a diplomatic minefield. Putting it mildly, his trip was to the southeastern flank of the Western defense alliance, NATO. And the German …

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A decorated veteran of GROM, Poland’s special forces, writes about the mutilation of POWs by Russia

Can Russia still be treated as a civilized state, or is it already a terrorist country that allows its soldiers to behave like war crimes? After several years of absence, today’s article is my first for SOFREP for some time. When I commented on armed conflicts, I looked at them …

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German court rejects claim over Audi’s gender-sensitive language

A German court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against a directive issued by carmaker Audi that called on employees to use gender-sensitive language. An employee of Audi’s parent company, Volkswagen, objected to Audi co-workers using such language in their communications with him and went to state court in the hometown …

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Transforming History | Trade Standard News

In response to the West’s prophesied understanding of gender, at conferences, on the streets, and in pride parades, one can find queer people shouting that “the future is non-binary.” True as it is, this phrase assumes that queer futures never borrow from histories, as if the past were …

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Busting 4 Inflation Myths – OpEd – Eurasia Review

The truth about inflation is covered up by countless myths propagated by corporations and their political lackeys. Here are the facts: Fact #1: Inflation is not fueled by wage increases. Although wages have increased, they have increased more SLOWLY than prices. Hourly wages are up 5% over the past year, …

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Opera review: ‘The Flying Dutchman’ soars in Maine-based reimagining

Mark Delavan as The Dutchman and Felicia Moore as Senta in Opera Maine’s “The Flying Dutchman”. Photo by Martha Mickles Opera Maine elegantly landed another classic story filled with dramatic thrills and plenty of musical thrills at Merrill Auditorium. The opera’s major annual production offers an original version of Richard …

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Nazi billionaires – the murky origins of Germany’s industrial wealth

When Porsche makes its planned public debut later this year, descendants of the sports car maker’s eponymous founder – an SS officer who was Hitler’s favorite automotive engineer – will be among the main beneficiaries of Germany’s biggest listing since. decades. The family of Adolf Rosenberger, a German Jew who …

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Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS) PT lowered to $130.00 at Goldman Sachs Group

Walt Disney (NYSE:DIS – Get a Note) had its target price reduced by the Goldman Sachs Group from $148.00 to $130.00 in a research note published Tuesday morning, reports The Fly. They currently have a buy rating on shares of the entertainment giant. Other stock analysts have also published research …

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How a great Jewish actor made a name for himself playing anti-Semites and other villains – The Forward

LONDON – JANUARY 7: David Warner poses during a photocall held on January 7, 2005 at his home in London, England. (Photo by Cambridge Jones/Getty Images) By Benjamin Ivry July 25, 2022 English actor David Warner, who died on July 24 at the age of 80, proved that Jewish family …

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The Sion solar car will go into production in 2023 – Expat Guide to Germany

The Sion, a family car for five people completely covered with solar panels, is expected to enter series production in the second half of 2023, the German start-up developing the vehicle said on Monday. After years of development, Sono Motors is now building a fleet of test vehicles before handing …

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Civil Peace Service (CPS) Advisor (m/f/d) for Conflict Transformation in the Context of Resource Conflicts in Northeast Mindanao – Philippines

Our model of success is a better life for everyone and meaningful tasks for our employees. For more than 50 years, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), as an enterprise of the German Federal Government, has supported the implementation of development policy goals worldwide. Together with partner organizations in …

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German finance minister under fire over alleged links to Porsche | News | DW

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner is currently at the center of a controversy in the German media over alleged conversations he allegedly had with the head of Porsche about the government’s policy on climate-friendly cars. On Friday, German public broadcaster ZDF’s satirical news program ‘Die Anstalt’ aired a quote allegedly …

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Syrian novelist Shahla Ujayli’s ‘Summer With the Enemy’ is a hot summer read

Wherever you spend your summer, let yourself be transported to Syria and immerse yourself in the world of Shahla Ujayli’s historical novel Summer with the enemy. The continuing devastation of the war that began in 2011 has focused the world’s attention on Syria. Reading a Syrian novel is a way …

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Strengthen support | Dialogue

During his recent trip to Saudi Arabia, US President Joe Biden announced that his country “will not move away” from the Middle East. “The United States will remain an active and engaged partner in the Middle East,” Biden assured Arab leaders at a summit in Jeddah. US relations with key …

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Kansas high school students can apply for free Russian lessons through the KU | KCUR 89.3

A new grant from the US Russia Foundation will fund free online Russian lessons for Kansas high school students. Ani Kokobobo, a researcher at the University of Kansas, says the ongoing war in Ukraine is one reason the classes are needed. High school students who enroll will learn the basics …

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Cheaper Gas – The New York Times

After months of gas prices making life more expensive, they have quietly begun to decline, bringing financial relief to many Americans. The nationwide average price this week was $4.49 a gallon, down from a high of $5.01 in June. The average price of gasoline is still about $1.30 higher than …

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Five things to do in Memphis this weekend — July 22-24

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens, 4339 Park Sunday July 24, 2-3 p.m. One hundred and 25 years ago, a few hundred miles away in Atchison, Kansas, Amelia Earhart was born on July 24 and 83 years ago she disappeared somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, sparking many theories from the plot …

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The Documenta Art Fair got ugly because of anti-Semitism and agitprop

Comment this story Comment By the time my wife and I arrived in Kassel to see the latest edition of Documenta – the once-in-five-year event that in the contemporary art world rivals the Venice Biennale for importance orientation – its centerpiece had been removed from public view, its director had …

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TiNDLE NOW AVAILABLE AS A BRAND NEW SPECIAL MENU AT SCHMATZ IN TOKYO

In a city widely recognized for its concentration of high-caliber eateries and restaurants, Tokyo residents can now sample TiNDLE, the “ridiculously good” plant-based chicken, just like TiNDLE Karaage and TiNDLE Hamburg Steak at Schmatz – the famous modern German beer restaurant Starting July 20, TiNDLE will be available at Schmatz …

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Most Obedient Dogs: These are the 10 lovable dog breeds that should always sit and stay – including the adorable Labrador 🐕

Over the past two years, many of us have welcomed a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club has seen dog ownership increase nearly eight percent from 2020. But with 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, there’s a lot of thought to be done before …

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The repatriation of the cultural heritage of Cyprus

The recent return of a rare 16e icon of the century stolen during the dark days following the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 recalls the merciless plunder of the island’s rich cultural heritage and the continued efforts of Cypriot authorities and others to repatriate cultural and religious objects stolen. …

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Latest news on Russia and the war in Ukraine

NATO’s Stoltenberg urges European Parliament to ‘stop complaining’ and support Ukraine NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a press conference at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, March 24, 2022. Kenzo Tribouillard | AFP | Getty Images NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged members of the European Parliament to “stop complaining and …

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Robert Lewandowski joins Barcelona from Miami after sealing £42.5m move from Bayern Munich | Transfer Center News

Robert Lewandowski has joined his new Barcelona teammates in Miami after completing his £42.5m (€50m) move from Bayern Munich. Barca reached an agreement to sign the striker, who would have signed a three-year deal with the club with an option for a further 12 months, over the weekend. Although there …

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Southern Festival of Books Announces List of Award-Winning Authors, Poets and Literary Legends

Annual festival brings literary and cultural leaders to Nashville for panel discussions, readings and discussions Humanities Tennessee today announced the initial slate of award-winning bestselling authors who will headline the 34th Annual Southern Book Festival, which will be held in person at War Memorial Plaza and the Nashville Public Library’s …

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​​​​​​​Hassan Koçer: The Rojava revolution gave the democrats immense hope – ANHA | HAWARNEWS

The head of the Executive Council of the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria, spoke during a dialogue organized by the ANHA agency, on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the beginning of July 19e revolution in Rojava, northern and eastern Syria. During the dialogue, Hassan Koçer spoke …

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Ukraine-Russia War: Breaking News – The New York Times

Ukrainian soldiers near frontline positions in eastern Donetsk region of Ukraine on Thursday.Credit…Mauricio Lima for the New York Times Military analysts have been saying for days that Russian forces have “suspended” offensive operations in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine. But try saying that to Ukrainian fighters under fire and …

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Indonesia urges G-20 finance leaders to make progress in tackling global economic threats

JAKARTA – Indonesia on Friday July 15 urged finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 largest economies (G-20) meeting in Bali to step up their efforts to address the current global economic challenges aggravated by war. from Russia to Ukraine. Seeking consensus on collective action in …

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Mark this! 40 plus years, the history of seagull books

December 6, 1992. It is the hour following the demolition of the Babri mosque. Naveen Kishore, the founder of Seagull Books (then in his 10th year), was preoccupied with designing a stage for an Indian music concert featuring Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia on flute and Ustad Zakir Hussain on tabla, when …

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10 Truly Unforgettable Ivana Trump Outfits From The 80s And 90s

Ron Galella/Getty Images Ivana Trump at the National Board of Review’s annual gala at Tavern on the Green in New York City on February 24, 1997. Professional skier, shopping mogul, businesswoman and socialite: Ivana Trump (who died today) made a name for herself wherever she went. Prior to her divorce …

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Ten years later, Draghi faces the debt crisis that words won’t solve

Draghi facing the revolt of the government coalition Investors question Italian debt sustainability The central problem is the lack of economic growth FRANKFURT/ROME, July 14 (Reuters) – A decade after his “no matter what” pledge saved the euro, Mario Draghi is again in the midst of a debt crisis – …

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WFW advises Commerz Real, Ingka Investments and KGAL on the acquisition of the remaining 20% ​​stake in German offshore wind farm Veja Mate

Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW”) advised an international consortium comprising Commerz Real, Ingka Investments and KGAL in connection with their joint indirect acquisition of the remaining 20% ​​stake in the Veja Mate offshore wind farm from Siemens Financial Services . Located approximately 95 km northwest of the North Sea island …

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After dodging the wrecking ball, Roethke homes could gain new protections

SAGINAW, MI – Two homes linked to one of Saginaw’s most famous historical figures may merit a Blessed City designation that would help preserve their walls and deter the threat of demolition. A committee established by Saginaw City Council will study the benefits of creating a historic district in the …

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Surface wave tomography using dense 3D data around the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, Italy

The raw 3D data processing scheme is similar to that proposed by Barone et al.17. Travel times for different frequencies are directly extracted from the phase of the surface wave signal, taking advantage of fine sampling in both spatial directions. However, the phase distribution must be representative of a single …

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Energy supply crisis, COVID woes weigh on European stocks

The DAX chart of the German stock price index is pictured on the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, July 7, 2022. REUTERS/Staff Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Nord Stream I begins annual maintenance Autos and miners among the big losers in the sector Dufry to buy …

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Uber offered stock to media barons for political aid, leak reveals | Media

Uber has courted major media barons across Europe and India in a bid to use their influence to win more favorable treatment from governments, leaked documents show. He asked existing media investors to lobby on his behalf and offered others valuable stakes in the company. The tech company’s charm offensive …

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SIGGRAPH 2022: Technological Advances and Evolution of Computer Graphics Techniques

SIGGRAPH 2022 accentuates technological advances in computer graphics through its Production Sessions and Talks programs. Industry leaders from the film, visual effects and animation sectors will share their behind-the-scenes stories for their projects as part of the Production Sessions program. Another program that allows creators to share the successes and …

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WATCH: ‘Worst Athlete Ever’ Mike Tyson Pulled Out by Stranger to End LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan Debate

Who is the greatest player of all time? The masses have always debated this laborious question since the advent of sports. Although the investigation requires careful and diligent study of history, character and statistics, Michael Jordan, once with his “overtly narcissistic attitude”, called it a “dumb question”. According to him, …

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Effectiveness of the tick-borne encephalitis vaccine and obstacles to vaccination in Germany

This large case-control study allows new information on the main aspects of vaccination against TBE: barriers to vaccination, VE and VBI. The high degree of case-control similarity indicates successful matching on potential confounders. The proportion of fully vaccinated controls at 24.1% only slightly exceeds the vaccination coverage in Baden-Württemberg (18.0%) …

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Germany reacts to Boris Johnson’s resignation as EU officials plot Brexit | Politics | New

Nils Schmid, who is a leading figure in the ruling Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), has mocked Boris Johnson as a ‘clown’ as he gloated over his fall from power. Speaking to DW, Mr Schmid said German and European Union officials hoped Mr Johnson’s resignation would trigger a major …

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Kazakh and German economies complement each other, says German Ambassador to Kazakhstan

NUR-SULTAN – In February, Kazakhstan and Germany celebrated the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, a milestone in their bilateral relations. The Astana Times spoke with German Ambassador to Kazakhstan Monika Iwersen to find out more about the key milestones achieved during these years and the outlook for …

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UPDATE 1-German yields set for biggest jump since March 2020 after Fed minutes, China stimulus headline

(Redesign, add details, comment, update prices) By Yoruk Bahceli July 7 (Reuters) – Benchmark German bond yields were set to see their biggest daily rise since March 2020 on Tuesday, as U.S. Federal Reserve meeting minutes and a Chinese stimulus stock added to the fight between fears of inflation and …

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PWB Peeps – Open Discussion

In 1900, Marc enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich and later went to Paris to study art. Unfortunately, he was drafted into the German army in 1914 at the start of the Great War. Although the German government later decided to withdraw the notable artists from combat, …

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Secretary-General Appoints Markus Potzel as New Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan – Afghanistan

On June 17, 2022, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres appointed German Markus Potzel as his new Deputy Special Representative (Political) for Afghanistan in the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan. Mr. Potzel brings to this position more than 27 years of professional experience in diplomacy and international cooperation, including eight …

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EasyJet departures aside, the buck ultimately ends with the chief executive | Nils Pratley

NOTot another unscheduled cancellation at easyJet. This time it’s the COO who gets punished, though the precise circumstances of Peter Bellew’s exit from the company have been lost in the fog of corporate talk. He resigned “to pursue other business opportunities,” the statement said, without specifying which ones. Almost the …

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The rediscovery of Halldór Laxness

Determined to break into film, he went to Hollywood, where he wrote a screenplay called “Salka Valka” or “A Woman in Trousers”, with Greta Garbo in the lead for the title role. The film had a good chance of being produced by MGM, until Laxness fell out with the studio …

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Interpreting the Constitution

Why are we surprised that SC judges cite dark age laws to justify their elimination of civil rights? Interpreting the Constitution The Brennan CenterMichael Waldman “Judge William J. Brennan Jr. chastised early arguments for originality in the 1980s. “We current judges read the Constitution the only way we can: as …

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German cyclist stays overnight at Newton Fire Station before finishing coast-to-coast tour – Newton Daily News

Jörg Richter is living the dream, and it’s not something he takes for granted. The German cyclist and former firefighter – who spent the night at the Newton Fire Department on June 28 – is traveling across the United States to raise awareness for children with rare diseases. Her wish …

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Bulgarian Finance Minister receives mandate to form government

At least 21 people were killed, including two children, in Russian missile attacks on a village near the Ukrainian port city of Odessa, authorities said, a day after the withdrawal of invading Russian forces from a strategic Black Sea island. Video of the aftermath of the July 1 attack showed …

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Germany’s developing nutrition strategy needs fleshing out – EURACTIV.com

A virtual meeting between German Agriculture Minister Cem Özdemir and associations in the country has kick-started the development of a sustainable and healthy nutrition strategy, although expectations differ widely on the details. Read the original article in German. “Everyone should have the opportunity to eat well,” said the Greens’ Özdemir …

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Weather Index Provider of the Year: Solactive

German company Solactive has been voted weather index provider of the year after a series of innovative climate-focused launches for asset managers and issuers across Europe. A provider of indexing and benchmarking solutions for the investment community, Solactive’s “open architecture” approach – working with many different ESG data providers – …

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Swann’s book and autograph sale hits history

The English writer Charlotte Brontë (1816-1855) Jane Eyre, published under the pen name “Currer Bell” 1847, a three-volume set, sold for $23,750. The original edition was bound in full green morocco pebbled by Wood, covers with flowered corners. Review by WA Demers, Photos courtesy Swann Auction Galleries NEW YORK CITY …

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The Rise, Fall, and Reinvention of the American Mall

Shopping malls are dead. At least that was the consensus at the height of the pandemic. The mall was already on shaky ground before the pandemic. A 2017 report by Credit Suisse predicted that, by 2022, between 20% and 25% of all US malls would close. The pandemic has increased …

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Live Updates | 5 major emerging economies join G-7 summit

Leaders of the Group of Seven pose during a group photo at the G7 summit at Elmau Castle in Kruen, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, June 26, 2022. The major economic powers of the Group of Seven se gather in Germany for their annual gathering Sunday through Tuesday. From left to …

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Denmark opens Flugt refugee museum | News | DW

Danish Queen Margrethe II and German Vice-Chancellor Robert Habeck inaugurated a new museum on Saturday dedicated to refugees who have made the Nordic country their home. Flugt – Denmark’s Refugee Museum – was established on the site of a former refugee camp in Oksboel, a town near the west coast …

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Breaking news in Ukraine: Russian missile barrage; German Fossil Fuel Plan

Breadcrumb Links PMN Company Russia began the fifth month of its invasion with a widespread bombardment of Ukrainian military targets and infrastructure, including in far western regions about 800 miles from the main fighting in Donbass. Airstrikes were launched from Belarusian territory for the first time, Ukrainian officials said. Author …

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Something’s rotten in the state of everything everywhere – The Brooklyn Rail

New York City Tif Sigfrides JV Martin: Something rotten in the state of everything everywhere May 20 – July 9, 2022 In March 1965, a bomb tore through the apartment of JV Martin, painter, provocateur and leader of the Scandinavian section of the Situationist International. In what was rumored to …

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Elon Musk says he fears keeping Tesla out of bankruptcy

New York CNN Business — Tesla is facing billions of dollars in losses from its new factories, supply chain issues and Covid lockdowns – enough for CEO Elon Musk to mention the possibility of bankruptcy in a recent interview. “The past two years have been an absolute nightmare of supply …

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EUROPE POWER-Germany’s gas alarm sends curve contracts to record highs

FRANKFURT, June 23 (Reuters) – European power curve benchmarks set new records on Thursday as Germany triggered the “alarm phase” of its gas emergency plan in response to the decline in Russian supply while halting before allowing utilities to pass on soaring energy costs to customers. Gas generated 15% of …

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