Quick Glance: Russian and Belarusian Athletes Allowed as Neutral Participants for Olympics
- The IOC permits Russian and Belarusian athletes to participate in the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris under a neutral flag.
- Despite the ongoing war against Ukraine, they are allowed to compete under certain conditions.
- The IOC's decision was in response to a clear appeal from international summer sports federations and National Olympic Committees.
- Athletes from Russia and Belarus are prohibited from displaying national symbols and flags in Paris, and their national anthem will not be played.
Quick Glance: Verdict for Teens in Teacher's Beheading
- Court verdict for six teenagers involved in the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty by an Islamic extremist.
- Teacher Samuel Paty was killed in 2020 after a debate on free expression, for showing his students cartoons of the prophet of Islam.
- Six teenagers are on trial in Paris for their alleged roles in the beheading of a teacher by a radical Islamist, leading to authorities reaffirming France.
- Paty, a history and geography teacher, was killed on October 16, 2020, in a Paris suburb by Abdoullakh Anzorov.
Quick Glance: Increasing Acceptance of Rassemblement National as Governing Party
- Majority opinion in France leans towards Rassemblement National's ability to govern
- Recent events and party discipline boost Rassemblement National's standing
- Le Monde and Franceinfo's data confirms strong support for the far-right party
- Les Républicains and Rassemblement National demonstrate close ties against Emmanuel Macron
Quick Glance: Forest Whitaker's Ex-Wife Keisha Nash Dies at 51: 'Most Beautiful Woman'
- Family confirmed Keisha Nash Whitaker, actress and model ex-wife of Forest Whitaker, died this week at 51. No cause of death was immediately released.
- Whitaker and Nash met on the set of Blown Away in 1994. Nash had previously mentioned in an interview with Essence that she had seen Whitaker's performance in A Rage in Harlem in 1991 and thought he had 'a gentle soul and a nice spirit.'
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AXA explores $1.1 bln disposal of European protection businesses -sources
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Quick Glance: An Astounding Sensory Journey - Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora Review
- Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora is a game that holds immense promise just by its existence.
- Introducing the world of Avatar, from clinical environments to the vast wilds of an exotic moon.
- The creative director discusses bringing James Cameron's world into an open-world game.
- Playing Frontiers of Pandora feels like flipping through a book of concept art, with every detail coming together for a stunning result.
The Paris police bomb disposal team expects the 2024 Olympics to present them with a 'considerable challenge.' @Reuters was given a first-hand look at how the ... Show more
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