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UNIFIL extends its mandate for another year and will continue to provide logistical support to the Lebanese army - 09/06/2022

LEBANON. The mandate of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), responsible for providing a buffer between Israel and Lebanon, was renewed by the UN Security Council for one year.

France and Tunisia agree to normalize the issuance of visas - 09/01/2022

FRANCE / TUNISIA. In a joint statement, the Tunisian and French Ministries of the Interior announced "the normalization by France, with immediate effect, of the modalities for issuing visas in Tunisia.

Air France-KLM in the front row for the privatization of the ex-Alitalia which became ITA Airways - 09/01/2022

ITALY / FRANCE / UNITED STATES. The Italian Ministry of Economy opened exclusive negotiations with the American investment fund Certares, associated with the airlines Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines, for the partial takeover of ITA Airways.

The Human Rights Committee finds Madrid guilty of violating the political rights of Catalan separatists - 09/01/2022

SPAIN. According to the UN Human Rights Committee, the Spanish state "violated' the political rights of former Catalan leaders by suspending them from political office after Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt.

The manufacturer of solar panels DualSun raises 10 M€ to expand internationally - 09/01/2022

FRANCE. DualSun, a Marseille-based solar panel manufacturer, has announced a new €10 million round of financing from its historical investors, including Noria, and TiLT Capital Partners, to expand internationally.

Serbia and Kosovo partially defuse their conflict - 08/30/2022

SERBIA / KOSOVO. Reason has finally prevailed, at least temporarily, in the feud between Serbia and Kosovo. Belgrade and Pristina have reached an "agreement on freedom of movement".

The weapons speak again in Libya - 08/30/2022

LIBYA. The concentration of armed men on the outskirts of Tripoli eventually led to a clash with a heavy toll of 32 dead and 159 wounded.

Saudi Arabia's Alfanar to invest $3.5 billion in green hydrogen project in Egypt - 08/30/2022

EGYPT. Saudi company Alfanar has signed a memorandum of understanding to build a green hydrogen production plant at the Egyptian port of Ain Sokhna.

The spectre of a third Libyan civil war haunts the outskirts of Tripoli - 08/30/2022

LIBYA. The concentration in the outskirts of Tripoli has been growing since the beginning of the week, leading to fears of new clashes between the supporters of the Prime Minister of the national unity government, Abdelhamid Dbeibeh, and those of Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha, appointed by the parliament sitting in Tobruk.

The European Commission paves the way for a youth smoking ban in 2030 - 08/26/2022

EU. The European Commission has registered a citizens' initiative called "Call for a smoke-free environment and the first smoke-free European generation by 2030".

Croatia to get €9 billion in European cohesion policy - 08/25/2022

CROATIA. As part of its partnership agreement with the European Commission and cohesion policy for the period 2021-2027, Croatia gets €9bn in investment funding.

Emmanuel Macron on "friendship visit" to Algiers and Oran to renew France's ties with Algeria € - 08/24/2022

ALGERIA / FRANCE. The president of the French Republic visits Algeria for three days to renew ties with the country and meet with the Algerian population, especially the youth.

The euro now trades at less than a dollar - 08/23/2022

EU. For the first time since its introduction in January 2002, the euro has fallen below the dollar. At the close of business on Monday 22 August 2022.

Greece officially freed from the European Union's tutelage - 08/23/2022

GREECE. After twelve years of European tutelage, Greece is emerging from the European Commission's enhanced surveillance process.

EU fails to ease tensions between Serbia and Kosovo - 08/19/2022

SERBIA / KOSOVO. A new Kosovan law, requiring Serbs residing in Kosovo to have license plates and identity cards issued by the Kosovo authorities, heightens tensions between the two sides.
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