Joe Biden says he is ready to defend Taiwan militarily in case of attack from China

Joe Biden, in an exchange broadcast on CNN with voters in Baltimore, Maryland, Oct.21, 2021. NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP The President of the United States, Joe Biden, affirmed, Thursday, October 21, that the United States was ready to defend Taiwan militarily, in the event of attack of China; the latter considers the island as part … Read more

The US Congress ready to prosecute Steve Bannon, a close ally of Donald Trump

Steve Bannon, in May 2018, in Prague. MICHAL CIZEK / AFP The American elected officials voted on Thursday, October 21, in favor of the initiation of proceedings for obstructing the work of Congress against Steve Bannon, a close ally of former President Donald Trump, who refuses to participate in the investigations into the assault against … Read more

Orsted, story of a forced ecological transition by a Danish energy company

QUENTIN FALCOMPRESSED Like any good story, this one begins with a resounding failure. In 2002, the Danish energy company Elsam inaugurated Horns Rev1, the world’s first commercial offshore wind farm, in the North Sea: 80 turbines with a total capacity of 160 megawatts (MW) are installed 14 km from the country’s coast. . But, designed … Read more

in the Balkans, vaccine denial and refusal cause a massacre

Covid-19 mobile intensive care unit installed at the Marius Nasta National Institute of Pulmonology in Bucharest, October 6, 2021. ANDREEA ALEXANDRU / AP / SIPA What you see when you arrive at the emergency department of the Bucharest University Hospital is cold in your back. About 80 black plastic bags are piled up in the … Read more

New Ethiopian air attack on Makalé, the capital of the Tigray region

Smoke rises after an airstrike in Makale, Ethiopia on October 20, 2021. STRINGER / REUTERS On Wednesday, October 20, for the second time this week, the Ethiopian army launched an air attack on Makalé, the capital of the northern region of Tigray, marking a further escalation of the conflict which has lasted for nearly a … Read more

Lithuania stands up to China and moves away from the “Silk Roads”

From “17 + 1”, they went to “16 + 1”: in May, Vilnius slammed the door of the group launched by Beijing in 2012, and until then composed of 17 countries of Central Europe and the Balkans, including 11 members of the European Union (EU). Two months earlier, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis estimated that … Read more

Moscow at a standstill, Latvia is reconfiguring itself, increase in sick leaves in Italy

The pandemic has killed at least 4.9 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse from official sources, Thursday, October 21 at noon. According to a World Health Organization (WHO) estimate released Thursday, between 80,000 and 180,000 healthcare professionals died from Covid-19 between January 2020 and … Read more