Editor’s note: When Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his counterpart, Geert Bourgeois, minister-president of the Flanders region of Belgium, visited Atlanta last year, aerospace wasn’t supposed to be on their list. But apparently, the leaders weren’t concerned about adhering too strictly to their targeted industries of logistics, cybersecurity and financial technology. Mr. Rutte took […]
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Members of the French community assembled the evening of July 18 at the Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta in a vigil on behalf of those killed as a result of the truck rampage in Nice, France, on Bastille Day, the country’s national holiday. Daniel Wolff, the president of the Alliance Francaise, welcomed the attendees, condemned the “senseless […]
Even after a turbulent weekend in Turkey that included a failed coup attempt and the resulting arrest of thousands of troops and judges, a professional development program started by Atlantans near Istanbul went forward basically as if the uprising hadn’t occurred.
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ban on flights in and out of Turkey imposed in the aftermath of a coup attempt that saw security checkpoints at the Istanbul airport overrun by protesters.
The Federal Aviation Administration has banned airlines flying between the U.S. and the Turkish gateways of Istanbul and Ankara, central scenes of an overnight uprising that left 161 people dead, more than 1,400 injured and later resulted in the arrests of more than 2,800 military personnel.
During a World Affairs Council of Atlanta program at Georgia State University‘s Buckhead facility July 13, Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the British consul general based in Atlanta, asserted that his newly appointed prime minister’s declaration that “Brexit means Brexit” was final. “There’ll be no playing around with this,” he said, contradicting speculation that there may be a […]
The news of the attack in Nice on thousands of Bastille Day celebrants was just breaking as French residents and francophiles assembled for Atlanta‘s celebration of France‘s National Day on the ground floor of the J.W. Marriott at Buckhead, which houses the Maison de France where the consulate general is located. The celebration seemed almost business […]
“The Bison in the room is obviously Brexit and what it means for the U.S. economy,” Federal Reserve President and CEO Dennis Lockhart of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, told attendees of the Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Economic Summit on Friday. The bison was his second metaphor this day. He had begun his address with […]
In days after the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union, Delta Air Lines Inc. said it would be “business as usual” until the impacts were more clear.
Apparently, the picture is now less muddy.