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Updates from Saadi Yacef Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about Saadi Yacef news. Saadi Yacef’s life was centered in the maze of narrow streets that form the Kasbah of the Algerian capital. It was here that he led a guerrilla uprising against colonial France, a key episode in …

When the leaders of the United States, Britain and Australia announced last week that America would help Australia build eight nuclear-powered submarines, the ripple effects rippled through every capital city. China, which the new alliance is clearly aimed at, has denounced the “cold war mentality” that underlies it. And France, which saw its $ 65 …

Mujtaba Rahman is the head of the Europe practice of the Eurasia Group and the author of POLITICS‘s Beyond the Bubble Column. He tweets to @Mij_Europe. COVID-19 has been good for the EU. Unlike any other region in the world, Europe is now both more cohesive and resilient in the aftermath of the crisis. But …

Published on: 09/22/2021 – 13:22 Tokyo (AFP) Haruki Murakami fans can marvel at a vast collection of the Japanese author’s novels, albums and vinyls in a cavernous new library unveiled Wednesday at his former university in Tokyo. Murakami, 72, is one of Japan’s most famous writers, whose intricate tales of the absurdity and loneliness of …

Whistling while you work isn’t just a distraction for some people. More than 80 cultures use a whistled form of their native language to communicate over long distances. A multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that some of these whistled languages ​​may serve as a model to elucidate how information can be encoded in dolphin whistle …

Design and architecture specialist Allison Arieff once complained about the design of school buildings in the USA: “The design of schools, especially the design of public schools, is often confused with the design of other institutional structures like prisons, civic centers and hospitals, with a detrimental effect. My high school, for example, had the distinction …

The chain this week announced plans to close 11 of its 26 flagship stores across France by the end of the year amid growing post-Brexit supply chain issues. It comes as France continues to be marred by store closures – a situation that has only been made worse by the Covid pandemic. And claims that …

Steve Dunford, Killala and Castlebar, whose deaths took place today. PHOTO: JOHN O’GRADY Posted: Sat, Sep 18, 2021, 6:59 PM Last update: Sat, Sep 18, 2021, 9:46 PM The death of Steve Dunford, Killala, and formerly of Marian Row, Castlebar, has sparked tremendous sense of loss across the county. The deceased was a retired author, …

ALGIERS – Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who joined his country’s struggle against French colonial rule in the 1950s, became Minister of Foreign Affairs at the age of 26, went into exile for corruption and then returned to help get the country out of the civil war, died, state television reported on Friday. He was 84 years old. …

By Peter Apps LONDON, September 17 (Reuters) – The Wagner group of private military contractors operates in the shadows, its existence, operations and ownership subject to rumor, misinformation and denial. But he may be on the verge of achieving something militants and rebels alike have been unable to for decades – hasten the end of …