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Entries from May 2012

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Montreal, his pots

May 28th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
Tens of thousands of protesters on foot, bike, skateboard or rollerblades, crossed Montreal Saturday night from west to east in the deafening din of thousands of pots, horns mist, whistles and other similar instruments.
Some carried flags Quebec fleur de lys, other red flags, others placards denouncing the special law passed a week […]

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In Quebec, demonstrations, and arrests "Cass & Roll"

May 25th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
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The 101st day since the beginning of the movement called the "Maple Spring", the protest of students and young workers in Quebec has taken a new turn in the night between Wednesday and Thursday, with mass arrests. Some 400 people were arrested in Montreal, handcuffed on buses commandeered by […]

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FRANCE: Remuneration down on top of the state, what about our neighbors?

May 19th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
The first Council of Ministers of the quinquennium of Francois Hollande, May 17 Thursday, was exemplary in the agenda. Each member of the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault had to sign a code of ethics. Then they passed a decree providing for a reduction of 30% salary and 10% of the allocations of ministerial cabinets. […]

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OLYMPICS: The fencer Laura Flessel, the French flagship London Olympics

May 15th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
The fencer Laura Flessel, double Olympic champion, was designated flagship of the French delegation to the London Olympics, announced in Paris on Monday Chairman of the French National Olympic and Sports, Denis Masseglia.
Flessel, gold medalist in individual and team at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996 and poised to play his fifth Games […]

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GREECE: The Democratic Left rules out coalition with socialists and conservatives

May 11th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
REUTERS-The negotiations for the formation of a Greek government are deadlocked after the decision on Friday, the Democratic Left, a moderate party, not to participate in ; a coalition in favor of international aid plan with the Conservatives and Socialists.
"We are very clear on this, the party of the Democratic Left will […]

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MEDIA: The Al-Jazeera's office closed its chain of Chinese English

May 8th, 2012 · Comments Off

 
REUTERS - The group of Al Jazeera TV office has closed its chain of English-speaking Chinese after Chinese authorities refused to renew the visa of its correspondent in Beijing, a de precision not seen since 1998.
Melissa Chan, U.S. citizen, worked for Al Jazeera in Beijing since 2007, and also fed a Twitter […]

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