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French professionals rally over pension changes

September 17, 2019 admin 0

Thousands of French professionals from different fields marched in cities across the country on Monday in the latest protest against President Emmanuel Macron’s flagship pension overhaul. Under the same banner “SOS Retraites” (SOS Pension), lawyers, […]

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Snowden wants asylum in France: reports

September 17, 2019 admin 0

U.S. intelligence fugitive Edward Snowden wants to claim asylum in France — a demand to which the French minister of justice gave a favorable answer while the president remains silent, French media reported on Monday. […]

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Rescued migrants disembark in Italy

September 15, 2019 admin 0

About half of the migrants on board the ship Ocean Viking have disembarked on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa by Sunday morning after Italy agreed to take in the migrants, local media reported. The […]

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Risk of old-age poverty in Germany increases: study

September 13, 2019 admin 0

The risk of old-age poverty in Germany could “significantly” increase within the next 20 years, according to a study by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) and the Bertelsmann Foundation published on Thursday. “Even […]