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Mbappe rested as France make nine changes against Tunisia

Mbappe rested as France make nine changes against Tunisia

DOHA: Kylian Mbappe is among the players rested as France coach Didier Deschamps makes nine changes to his starting line-up for Wednesday’s final World Cup group game against Tunisia at Education City Stadium. Mbappe has scored three times so far in Qatar, netting once in the holders’ opening 4-1 win against Australia before his brace...

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France sees hottest year on record in 2022

France sees hottest year on record in 2022

PARIS: France this year experienced the hottest year since records began, the country’s national weather service said Wednesday, as global warming stokes temperatures globally. A cascade of extreme weather exacerbated by climate change devastated communities across the globe this year, including sweltering heat and drought across Europe that wilted crops, drove forest fires and saw...

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Binance enters Japan with Sakura Exchange BitCoin deal

Binance enters Japan with Sakura Exchange BitCoin deal

Cryptocurrency exchange operator Binance said on Wednesday it acquired Sakura Exchange BitCoin (SEBC), a crypto exchange service registered in Japan, to expand into the Asian country. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed by Binance. Through the acquisition, Binance will be able to operate in the Japanese market as an entity regulated by the...

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William and Kate head to the US for first time in eight years

William and Kate head to the US for first time in eight years

Prince William and his wife Kate head to the United States this week for their first visit in eight years, and the popular couple’s inaugural trip as prince and princess of Wales. The three-day visit to the northeastern city of Boston culminates on Friday evening with a star-studded ceremony for William’s Earthshot Prize initiative to...

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Pakistanis among migrants rescued in Channel: French authorities

Pakistanis among migrants rescued in Channel: French authorities

BOULOGNE: French authorities rescued 61 migrants, including small children, in the English Channel on Tuesday in one of the largest emergency operations in recent months as calm seas drew a rush of migrants in small boats toward the coast of Britain. Rescue workers in the port of Boulogne, where the migrants were brought ashore, said...

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How film and TV can help the climate change battle

How film and TV can help the climate change battle

PARIS: Fictional films and TV have immense power to shift attitudes on political issues, yet they remain little-used in debates over climate change. Analysing a database of 37,453 film and TV scripts from 2016 to 2020, researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) found that just 1,046 — 2.8 percent — included any keywords...