The rise of the far right, a reflection of heightened tensions in Latin America

The rise of the far right a reflection of heightened

To analyse. “We will have to choose between democracy and communism! ” It is with these words that José Antonio Kast, admirer of dictator Augusto Pinochet (1973-1990), who won the first round of the Chilean presidential election on November 21, called on voters to prefer him, during the second round. , on December 19, to … Read more

New Chinese train puts Laos on the trade map

New Chinese train puts Laos on the trade map

In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, an aerial view of Ganlanba Station, one of the stations along the new China-Laos railway line, September 28, 2021, in Yunnan Province (southwest China). HU CHAO / AP Five years after the launch of the project, Laos inaugurates its first major railway line on Friday 3 December. … Read more

“Some of my lectures had to be protected by security guards”: British universities facing gender battle

Some of my lectures had to be protected by security

By Cécile Ducourtieux Posted today at 02:12, updated at 08:07 Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationIn the United Kingdom, professors and intellectuals are alarmed at threats to freedom of expression, in particular with regard to questions of sex and gender, sources of deep tension between some feminists and trans activists. Kathleen Stock looks tired. Dressed in … Read more

After COP26, Côte d’Ivoire abandons its coal-fired power plant project in San Pedro

After COP26 Cote dIvoire abandons its coal fired power plant project

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. Environmental activist César Kouakou (left, here in December 2019) and planter Dominique Bi Irié tour the plots … Read more

22.5 degrees in December: new record heat in Western Canada

225 degrees in December new record heat in Western Canada

After sparking global concerns by suffocating this summer under a historic heat dome, a region in western Canada has endured yet another record rise in mercury this week … to 22.5 ° C. This temperature was recorded in Penticton, in central British Columbia, the westernmost province of Canada which has suffered repeated extreme weather events … Read more

Sinking of the submarine “San-Juan”: the former Argentinian president Mauricio Macri indicted for espionage

Sinking of the submarine San Juan the former Argentinian president Mauricio

Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri leaves the federal court in Dolores, a suburb of Buenos Aires, on November 3, 2021, after being summoned for cases of alleged espionage of the families of the victims of the “San-Juan” shipwreck in 2017. STRINGER / REUTERS The judicial decision was expected, while the former president Mauricio Macri (2015-2019, … Read more

The American Right Against Women’s Rights

The American Right Against Womens Rights

Editorial of the “World”. A decisive battle for women’s rights began on Wednesday 1is December at the United States Supreme Court. By choosing to take up a law passed by the conservative state of Mississippi restricting the use of abortion, instead of relying on the decisions of intermediary bodies which had found its unconstitutional character, … Read more

Rule of law: European justice called to reject the appeal of Poland and Hungary

Rule of law European justice called to reject the appeal

Pro-European demonstration in Warsaw (Poland), October 10, 2021. WOJTEK RADWANSKI / AFP The European Commission should soon be able to use the mechanism of conditionality of the payment of Community funds to respect for the rule of law. The Advocate General of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) indeed recommended, Thursday, December … Read more

In Sierra Leone, Freetown wants to fight the extreme heat by involving the poorest

In Sierra Leone Freetown wants to fight the extreme heat

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. A street in Freetown, in March 2018. ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP Freetown has just appointed a collaborator … Read more

Iranian nuclear: “We will do everything to prevent Tehran from being about to acquire a bomb”

Iranian nuclear We will do everything to prevent Tehran from

International negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, in Vienna, Austria, November 29, 2021. EU DELEGATION IN VIENNA / VIA REUTERS Joshua Zarka is deputy director general of the Israeli foreign ministry, in charge of strategic affairs, in particular the Iranian file. While negotiations on Iranian nuclear power resumed, Monday, November 29 in Vienna, he details the … Read more

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