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Friday Digest: Obama, Africa, South Sudan

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


A Sarkozy loss could plunge Europe into chaos…

Last week we published an article about Nicolas Sarkozy who decided to ban cheese from the menu at the Elysee Palace, but today no more cheese, serious talks instead. We’re talking about chaos… In a recent article by Matthew Yglesias published on Slate, the journalist writes: ‘The next crisis, however, may center on France and be much worse. In particular, incumbent President Nicholas Sarkozy has been warning French voters that electing ...


President Sarkozy Bans Cheese After Dinner

Yes, you read well: Nicolas Sarkozy has banned cheese from the menu at the Elysee Palace… You know how much we like cheese on the Sama Gazette, and maybe you remember our posts: Try Raclette For A Warming Winter Dinner (one of Max Dana favorite dishes) or French Cheese: Camembert, Brie, Roquefort, Chevre… illustrated by two great drawings by Pete Fowler. So when we read Sarkozy had banned cheese, we were chocked! The French President adheres to a ...


Friday Digest: Europe, Joe Frazier, Bahrain…

This is our new Friday Digest! Every Friday, this weekly news round-up gives us the occasion to share with you news from various topics: politics to arts, entertainment, media, science, sports, fun and less fun news… This digest is a list of news published this week on the Internet (Friday to Friday), selected by the Sama Team, and it is by no means exhaustive. If you want to suggest a news to be added in the next Friday Digest, contact us. ...


François Hollande to challenge Nicolas Sarkozy

About 2.2 million of 2.7 million French primary voters have chosen François Hollande to lead the opposition Socialist Party (PS) against conservative President Nicolas Sarkozy in the 2012 presidential election. The former PS General Secretary is often described as affable and witty, but he has always been  a low key politician, he’s virtually unknown outside France and has never held a position in government. The former Socialist presidential ...


e-G8 Forum takes place in Paris

The May 24-25 forum is held in Paris and a delegation from the e-G8 Forum will then travel to Deauville for a dialogue with leaders of the G8 nations. Mark Zuckerberg, Eric Schmidt and Jeff Bezos, among many other guests, are discussing the future of the Internet. Here is the official introduction to the event: Launched by French President Nicolas Sarkozy, the e-G8 Forum will organize multiple conferences and discussions, so that for the first time, ...


Is France making a fuss over the royal wedding?

On his post published on the New York Times yesterday, Saltmarsh seems to be surprised by our interest for the royal event. When we say ‘our’, we mean the interest of our fellow citizens for the British royal wedding. We probably won’t watch television on Friday, unless we change our mind. But apparently, some others are getting ready… Here is an extract from the New York Times post: ‘Olivier Debeugny, 37, who lives in the ...


Nicolas Sarkozy’s Facebook page hacked, once again…

On Monday, we read on The Telegraph that on Sunday night, hackers managed to break into the Facebook page of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to announce he would be quitting next year. With an approval rating which has dropped below 30 per cent at times, making Sarkozy one of the most unpopular French presidents of all time; some people may have thought their dream came true but it was only a hack. According to the article published on The Telegraph: In ...






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