The music-hall singer who was reburied at the Pantheon spent time in Algeria between the 1930s and 1950s as an artist. But Baker was also a spy ... for French intelligence during the Second World War. She later adopted two orphans of Algerian origin: a Kabyle boy and a 'pied-noirs' girl.
He arrived at Sebha’s electoral centre with horns blaring and sirens wailing. On 14 November, after 10 years of political eclipse, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi registered as a candidate in Libya’s upcoming presidential election. He also received his voter’s card.
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The “favourite” son of the former “Guide” had planned to announce his candidacy a few days earlier, but then decided to wait until after the Paris Conference had finished on 12 November. This summit resulted in a joint communiqué calling for “the full implementation of the ceasefire agreement […] and that the presidential and legislative elections be held on 24 December 2021.”