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The centres E.Leclerc will pay 25% of pre-tax profits to their employees - 09/18/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE. Michel-Edouard Leclerc announces that his company will redistribute a quarter of its pre-tax profit to its employees. version française

European Parliament approves €6.19bn in funding to fight the crisis and deploy a vaccine - 09/18/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. The European Parliament votes a proposal to increase the EU budget by €6.19 billion in 2020 to strengthen cohesion funds to fight the crisis caused by the pandemic and to guarantee a European vaccine. version française

MEPs call on Turkey to immediately stop illegal drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean - 09/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

TURKEY / EU. The European Parliament condemns Turkey's actions in the Exclusive Economic Zones of Greece and Cyprus and calls for new sanctions in the absence of dialogue.

Libya's head of the National Accord government to step down - 09/17/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

LIBYA. Only days after the announcement of the resignation of the Prime Minister of the parallel government, the head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez el-Sarraj, also steps down.

Ursula von der Leyen unveils the European Commission's priorities for 2021 - 09/16/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

EU. Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, focused her first EU speech since her appointment on the EU's response to the health and economic crisis and the Green Pact.

Coronavirus crisis costs Serbia 510,000 full-time jobs - 09/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SERBIA. A report by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Labour Organization estimates a 14.8 per cent decrease in working time during the second quarter of 2020 in Serbia due to the impact of the Covid-19. version française

No one's hands are clean in the Syrian conflict according to the UN Special Commission on Syria - 09/15/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

SYRIA / TURKEY. In its latest report, the UN Commission of Inquiry on Syria assures that all parties to the conflict are involved in abuses and serious violations of their rights. And details them. version française

Benghazi's head of the Libyan parallel government tenders his resignation - 09/15/2020 - Eric Apim

LIBYA. After violent protests, the Libyan Benghazi parallel government presented its resignation to the local parliament based in Tobruk. version française

OECD reports record second quarter GDP falls in France, Italy and Turkey - 09/14/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE / TURKEY. The decline in GDP in the second quarter in the G20 zone reached 6.9% in the zone against -1.6% recorded in the first quarter of 2009, at the height of the financial crisis. Version française

Athens to acquire 18 Rafale to form a "national shield" - 09/14/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

GREECE. Confronted with major tensions with Turkey, Greece launches an arms procurement programme that includes the acquisition of eighteen Rafales, the country's first order from Dassault Aviation in twenty years. Version française

Israel reconfines the whole country for three weeks - 09/14/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

ISRAEL. In order to limit the spread of the Covid-19, which is clearly on the rise, the Israeli Prime Minister has decided on a three-week national reconfinement. Version française

The Turkish president qualifies Emmanuel Macron as "alleged Napoleon in the Mediterranean campaign" - 09/11/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

MEDITERRANEAN. Gathered in Corsica under the MED7 format, the Southern Mediterranean countries threatened Turkey with sanctions, describing its manoeuvres in the Mediterranean as a "hegemonic game". version française

Emmanuel Macron no longer sees Turkey as a partner in the Mediterranean - 09/10/2020 - Frédéric Dubessy

FRANCE / TURKEY. A few hours before going to the 7th Summit of the Southern countries of the European Union (MED7), Emmanuel Macron was very critical of Turkey. Version française
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