Afghanistan: concerns around “summary executions” of former police officers by the Taliban

Afghanistan concerns around summary executions of former police officers by

The weapon of a Taliban soldier who hung a rose on it on December 4, 2021 in Kabul. Taliban leaders want to acquire international respectability, but an NGO report denounces “summary executions” of former members of the Afghan security forces. PETROS GIANNAKOURIS / AP Based on revelations from human rights organizations, the United States and … Read more

Michigan high school shooting: shooter’s parents arrested

Michigan high school shooting shooters parents arrested

Flowers were placed in tribute to the students killed by a 15-year-old teenager at a high school in Oxford, Michigan, on November 30, 2021. SCOTT OLSON / AFP Three days after the shooting that killed four people on Tuesday in a high school in Michigan (northern United States), the parents of the teenager who opened … Read more

After announcing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia, Joe Biden is due to meet with Vladimir Putin on Tuesday

After announcing initiatives to defend Ukraine against Russia Joe Biden

US President Joe Biden and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky meet in Washington on September 1, 2021. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP Russian President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart Joe Biden are scheduled to meet by videoconference on Tuesday, the Russian government announced on Saturday (December 4th). The announcement of this interview, which Moscow and Washington … Read more

Belgium is still procrastinating on an exit from nuclear power

Belgium is still procrastinating on an exit from nuclear power

Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo and Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister for Social Affairs and Public Health Frank Vandenbroucke in Brussels on Friday 3 December. NICOLAS MAETERLINCK / AFP The complete phase-out of nuclear power in 2025 is “The solution that will create the least amount of worry” : it is with a … Read more

Sultan Al-Arada, the face of the battle of Marib, the “Verdun” of the Yemen war

Sultan Al Arada the face of the battle of Marib the

A man receives treatment at a hospital in Marib, Yemen on June 21, 2021. He was seriously injured when a ballistic missile and an explosive-laden drone fired by Houthi rebels in Yemen hit a gas station in the district of Rawdha. NARIMAN EL-MOFTY/AP In the face of adversity, the words are meant to be optimistic. … Read more

Czech dissident and journalist Petr Uhl dead

Czech dissident and journalist Petr Uhl dead

Former dissident, deputy, then commissioner for human rights, Petr Uhl will devote his life to the defense of human and minority rights. Here, November 11, 2009. RENE VOLFAK / AP Young Czechoslovak teacher passing through Paris, Petr Uhl had acquired a taste for revolution in the effervescence of May 68. This taste must have cost … Read more

To revive its economy, Vietnam is trying to remedy a shortage of workers due to the Covid-19 pandemic

To revive its economy Vietnam is trying to remedy a

Workers leaving Ho Chi Minh City on October 7. BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES Strongly slowed down by the Delta variant wave this summer, the Vietnamese locomotive, one of the best performing economies of 2020 (2.9% growth), is looking to pick up speed. One of the new workshops in the world (with its textile factories, household … Read more

Meghan Markle wins legal battle against British tabloid

Meghan Markle wins legal battle against British tabloid

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, at a concert in New York City on September 25, 2021. CAITLIN OCHS / REUTERS Former actress Meghan Markle won her case on Thursday, December 2, against the British tabloid Mail on Sunday, condemned for the publication of a letter she had written to her father, a victory likely … Read more

In Benin, the army suffers the first terrorist attacks in its history

In Benin the army suffers the first terrorist attacks in

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. GOOGLE MAPS The signals had been red for months. Thursday, December 2, the terrorist threat looming over … Read more

In the Gulf, French values ​​up for auction

In the Gulf French values ​​up for auction

Editorial of the “World”. Emmanuel Macron is visiting particularly infertile lands for the values ​​that France prides itself on defending. Of the three stages involved in his trip to the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Saudi Kingdom, three authoritarian monarchies long allied with France, the last is undoubtedly the most delicate. … Read more

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