Diplomacy. Emmanuel Macron visits Thursday to Lebanon to "meet all the political players" after the explosions that have devastated Beirut and have made at least a hundred dead and thousands injured, including 21 French. The French head of State will meet with his counterpart lebanese, Michel Aoun and Prime minister Hassan Diab, at a time when France has displayed his solidarity, and sent staff and equipment to provide assistance to the lebanese authorities, said the presidency.
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a Tribute to him. The funeral of the lawyer and figure in feminist Gisèle Halimi, who died on July 29 at the age of 93 years, were held on Thursday 6 August in Paris. A national tribute could be made to the school. Discussions "are ongoing," said one of his three sons, Jean-Yves Halimi. Tireless fighter for the rights of women, lawyer, engaged, former mp and author, Gisèle Halimi died the day after his 93rd birthday. His disappearance has sparked numerous reactions.
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Weather. A part of France will be from Thursday, a new heatwave, a priori less intense than last week but that could last a week on some areas, according to Météo-France. While heat waves multiply as a result of the warming of the planet, a part of the country, particularly in the South, has already been touched on in last week-end by a heat spike very intense three days, with temperatures in excess of gleefully 40°C in several cities. The episode will begin Thursday afternoon with a comeback that is sensitive to temperatures that can reach 35°C in Paris or 37°C in Aquitaine.
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History. Thursday marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. The last survivors of the double tragedy always strive to perpetuate the memory, while gradually shifting the relay to the next generations. On August 6, 1945, a bomber american B-29 dropped the first atomic bomb in History on Hiroshima, in western Japan. Three days later, the same nightmare was repeated in Nagasaki (south-west of the country).
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Football. The 8th of finale return of the Europa League continues on Thursday. The Sevilla FC, in which one of the players was tested positive to the Covid-19 last week, will face Roma for the shock of the 8th finals played at Duisburg. The Spaniards, who have the goal of winning a sixth trophy on the last fifteen editions, will take on a team of the Roma in great form, who finished the Serie A with a bang, with seven wins and one draw on the last eight matches.
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