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International Affiliate Correspondent for @AP_GMS. Reporting in six languages from around the world. From Luxembourg. Citizen of 🇪🇺 but also 🇱🇺🇩🇪🇬🇧🇺🇸
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Mar 15, 2022 6 tweets 4 min read
Funeral service for four Ukrainian soldiers killed at the Yaroviv military base on Sunday. ImageImageImageImage Central Lviv today.
Mar 14, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
This might come as a surprise on the diplomatic front: #Luxembourg Prime Minister @Xavier_Bettel (close friend of Macron’s) just spoke to Putin. Putin is not excluding a meeting with Zelensky. From the #Luxembourg PM’s spokesperson after the call:

“Putin says negotiations need to advance further before a meeting with Zelensky is possible. Putin says they are not there yet, without however excluding this path entirely."
May 25, 2021 8 tweets 3 min read
BREAKING: shots appear to have been fired at George Floyd Square. Quiet now. People still sheltering in place. We heard a few dozens sounds of what appear to have been shots fired on this block. Everyone sheltered in place. Lots of running. No apparent need for medics. Will update.
May 25, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
Marcus Jones of Houston makes his first visit to the place where his school friend George Floyd died. He didn’t know it was the anniversary of his friend’s murder. But this was the day he decided to stop his truck on one of his long-distance drives across the country. George Floyd Square, on the eve the anniversary of his death at the hands of ex-police officer Derek Chauvin.
Mar 9, 2021 32 tweets 4 min read
Court is back in session in the Derek Chauvin trial. The former Minneapolis police officer is in the courtroom, wearing a grey suit and a black mask. Jury selection still set to begin at 9 AM CT. Jury selection could still be delayed if a higher court decision is made on whether a third degree murder charge will be reinstated. For now, things proceed as set out by the district judge yesterday.
Mar 7, 2021 15 tweets 7 min read
Hello from Minneapolis, and from another building surrounded by fences and barbed wire. The trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the killing of George Floyd starts with jury selection this Monday. Image Scenes from outside the courthouse in Minneapolis ahead of the start of the George Floyd murder trial. ImageImageImageImage
Jan 12, 2021 4 tweets 1 min read
Luxembourg's Foreign Minister Asselborn gave the interview in which he calls Trump a pyromaniac was aired the day after the attack on the U.S. Capitol on @RTLlu, in Luxembourgish. I'm listening back to it now, and will fill you in on some more quotes. Here's some more of what Luxembourg Foreign Minister Asselborn said:

- "Mister Trump is a criminal, a political pyromaniac who should be sent to criminal court. He's a person who was elected democratically but who isn't interested in democracy in the slightest."
Jan 7, 2021 4 tweets 2 min read
Just another day at the White House. Today, Trump will be awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfers Annika Sorenstam and Gary Player, as well as Olympic athlete Babe Zaharias. Nothing to see here. Image And White House staffers are still happily wandering around the complex, mask-less of course.
Jan 5, 2021 11 tweets 5 min read
Good morning from Emerson, Georgia. Like in the rest of the state, Election Day voting in the double Senate runoff election began at 7 AM and goes till 7 PM. ImageImageImageImage Here is the Georgia sample ballot, this one from Bartow County. Image
Oct 12, 2020 24 tweets 6 min read
Greetings from Sanford in central Florida. 31 degrees Celsius. 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Three hours to go until Trump lands here at the airport. At today’s Trump rally in central Florida, the first after his hospitalization with Covid-19, masks are exceedingly rare and social distancing is nonexistent.
Oct 4, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
That’s Trump driving by his supporters outside Walter Reed military hospital. Trump drives by the press and supporters outside Walter Reed hospital.
Oct 4, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Good morning from Walter Reed military hospital. Trump’s second full day here, and his third day of quarantine, begins. Richard Potcner and Jennifer Gilde, waking up after spending the night right here along the heavily-trafficked street outside Walter Reed military hospital.
Oct 2, 2020 5 tweets 1 min read
Outside Walter Reed military hospital. A few young Trump supporters standing outside Walter Reed military hospital. ImageImage
Oct 1, 2020 5 tweets 2 min read
Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien is currently attacking the Commission on Presidential Debates on a call with reporters, questioning its impartiality. Now @JasonMillerinDC is speaking on the Trump campaign press call: “we do not want any changes” for the next debate, he says.
Oct 1, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Apropos of this particular moment in time, here are some videos of Proud Boys marching in Orlando, right by the venue where Trump announces he was running for President again. 1/4 Apropos of this particular moment in time, here are some videos of Proud Boys marching in Orlando, right by the venue where Trump announces he was running for President again. 2/4
Sep 22, 2020 8 tweets 1 min read
Trump's United Nations General Assembly address airing now. He recorded it yesterday at the White House. Trump starts by talking about "the China virus" and says "we will end the pandemic".
Sep 21, 2020 4 tweets 1 min read
“Five women are being vetted and looked at” for the Supreme Court nomination”, says Trump. Image “It was just too convenient”, says Trump about RBG’s last wish, casting doubt on its veracity again. Image
Sep 11, 2020 25 tweets 9 min read
The “Towers of Light” tribute at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Pennsylvania, on the eve of the 19th anniversary of 9/11. ImageImage This is my first time since 2011 visiting the site now a truly impressive and moving National Memorial. There was no memorial and no National Park here at the time.
Sep 3, 2020 7 tweets 3 min read
Biden motorcade arrives at Grace Lutheran Church in #Kenosha. Jill Biden gives a wave. “Black Lives Matter” and “Dump Trump” chants outside Grace Lutheran Church in #Kenosha.
Sep 1, 2020 10 tweets 5 min read
Hello from #Kenosha, a few hours ahead of Trump’s visit. Image Expecting Trump to visit the damage here in the coming hours. We’re not sure exactly where he will go but the Secret Service has been seen scouting the area. Image
Aug 17, 2020 7 tweets 4 min read
Washington’s Union Station at 8:20 AM on a Monday. Rush hour. What a sad sight. Image Heading out of DC, looking for anything resembling a Democratic Party convention. Image