Covid-19 in the world: Moscow isolates itself again, Russia wants to avoid national reconfinement

Covid 19 in the world Moscow isolates itself again Russia wants

The pandemic has killed nearly 5 million people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by Agence France-Presse from official sources on Wednesday, October 27, in the middle of the day. These figures are based on the daily official balance sheets of each country, so they exclude upward revisions carried … Read more

Iran gas stations paralyzed after computer attack

Iran gas stations paralyzed after computer attack

Iranian President Ebrahim Raïssi (center) talks with gas station attendants on October 27, 2021, in Tehran, the day after the cyberattack that paralyzed gas stations across the country. AP Closed gas stations, long queues and the smell of cyber warfare. On Tuesday, October 26, the digital card payment system used by Iranian motorists to purchase … Read more

Legislative in Japan: unpopular, Prime Minister Kishida is already playing his post

Legislative in Japan unpopular Prime Minister Kishida is already playing

A Japanese voter slips his ballot into the ballot box in Tokyo on October 31, 2021. BEHROUZ MORE / AFP The polling stations opened in Japan on Sunday, October 31 in the morning, on the occasion of the legislative elections for which some 106 million voters are called to decide on 1,051 candidates for 465 … Read more

In Laos, giant Chinese Buddha causes discord

In Laos giant Chinese Buddha causes discord

The Pha That Luang stupa, the most important religious building in Laos, in Vientiane, in 2015. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP Laotians do not want a giant Chinese Buddha: the Chinese real estate group Wanfeng Real Estate, of Shanghai, which since 2012 has been building a 3.65 square kilometer special economic zone in Vientiane, in the … Read more

“The Door to the Voyage of No Return”: David Diop revives the Enlightenment and reopens the wounds of slavery

The Door to the Voyage of No Return David Diop

Portrait of the botanist Michel Adanson (1727-1806). 19th century colorized engraving. © BIANCHETTI / LEEMAGE “The Door of the No Return Journey”, by David Diop, Seuil, 256 p., € 19, digital € 14. The magnificent success of Soul brother (Seuil, 2018), which traces the fate of a Senegalese rifleman during the First World War, would … Read more

“Kipiala or the rage to be oneself”: the insolent will of a great Congolese artist

Kipiala or the rage to be oneself the insolent will

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter 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. Bill Kouélany. EDITIONS APRILS, PARIS. This is the story of a Congolese child, born December 31, 1965 … Read more

In Haiti, the giant fuel shortage, orchestrated by gangs, paralyzes the country

In Haiti the giant fuel shortage orchestrated by gangs paralyzes

People push a Tap Tap public transport van that has run out of fuel in front of a closed gas station in Port-au-Prince, Haiti on October 29, 2021. RICARDO ARDUENGO / AFP A fuel exhaustion on the scale of an entire country: for several weeks, Haiti has been paralyzed by a serious fuel shortage, which … Read more

Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish First Minister: ‘leaders must hear what activists have to say’ on climate

Nicola Sturgeon Scottish First Minister leaders must hear what activists

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on October 28, 2021. JANE BARLOW / AFP Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon is not the official host of COP26, which opens Sunday October 31 in Glasgow – it’s the UK government. But her voice will count during the fortnight of this crucial summit … Read more

Lors de son procès, un prisonnier de Guantanamo raconte les tortures qu’il a subies

Lors de son proces un prisonnier de Guantanamo raconte les

Ancien messager d’Al-Qaida, Majid Khan (ici en 2018) a été condamné à vingt-six ans de prison. CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS / AP Majid Khan est le premier détenu de la prison militaire de Guantanamo à raconter publiquement les tortures qu’il a subies aux mains de la CIA. Ce Pakistanais a détaillé, jeudi 28 octobre, lors de … Read more

La Chine peine à concrétiser ses ambitions en matière de climat

La Chine peine a concretiser ses ambitions en matiere de

Au nord de la Chine, dans la province du Shanxi, la ville de Datong aime tellement le charbon qu’elle lui consacre un musée : un immense bâtiment anthracite érigé sur une ancienne mine dans laquelle les visiteurs peuvent d’ailleurs descendre. Inauguré en 2012, ce musée était initialement conçu comme une ode à ce minerai auquel le pays … Read more

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