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  • Australian special forces 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan

    19 novembre 2020

    Australia’s elite special forces “unlawfully killed” 39 Afghan civilians and prisoners, including summary executions as part of initiation rituals, according to evidence in a searing military inquiry now being referred to a special war crimes prosecutor....

  • One dead and 4 wounded in small plane crash in DR Congo

    19 novembre 2020

    One people killed and four others injured when a small airplane crashed in Rutshuru area on the north shore of Kivu, authorities said wednesday. The plane which belonged to the Congolese institute of the conservation of nature was apparently heading to...

  • Coronavirus cases in Africa top 2 million: Reuters tally

    19 novembre 2020

    Total coronavirus cases in Africa surpassed the 2 million mark on Wednesday despite the slow addition of reported infections compared to other regions around the world. With over 2,012,000 cases, Africa represents under 4 per cent of the world's reported...

  • Coronavirus: Vaccines not 'the solution' to ending Covid-19, WHO says

    19 novembre 2020

    The World Health Organization's emergencies director warned Wednesday that vaccines would not arrive in time to defeat the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The WHO's Michael Ryan said vaccines should not be seen as a "unicorn" magic solution -- and...

  • Stunning Spain hit Germany for six as Olivier Giroud stars for France

    18 novembre 2020

    Ferran Torres grabbed a hat-trick as Spain condemned Germany to their worst defeat in 89 years on Tuesday, winning 6-0 in Seville to qualify for the Uefa Nations League finals and join France, who came from behind to beat Sweden 4-2. Manchester City forward...

  • US to cut troop levels to 2,500 in Iraq, Afghanistan

    18 novembre 2020

    The US will slash troop levels in Afghanistan and Iraq to their lowest levels in nearly 20 years of war after President Donald Trump pledged to end conflicts abroad, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday. Rejecting concerns that precipitous drawdowns could...

  • Coronavirus: US, Europe plan vaccination schemes as second virus wave builds

    18 novembre 2020

    Plans for vaccination programmes began taking shape in Europe and the United States following recent breakthroughs, as surging coronavirus caseloads prompted gruelling new restrictions, with Austria taking the unpopular step Tuesday of closing schools...

  • DR Congo singer Tshala Muana arrested over song , released later

    17 novembre 2020

    DR Congo musician Tshala Muana was arrested on monday for allegedly defaming president in a song. She were released without charge after 24 hours. The song itself which has been on social network for about the days does not appear to insult President...

  • Six dead as suicide bomber attacks restaurant in Somalia's Mogadishu

    17 novembre 2020

    Six people died on Tuesday in Somalia's capital Mogadishu when a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near a police academy, a police spokesman and a witness said. It was unclear who was behind the attack. "A blast occurred at a restaurant near...

  • Aubameyang and Gabon team mates forced to sleep on airport floor

    17 novembre 2020

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and his Gabon team mates were forced to spend the night sleeping on the airport floor ahead of their vital Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Gambia. Aubameyang used social media to highlight their plight after arriving...

  • AFCON QUALIFICATION MATCHES : Congo Brazzaville held goalless draw by Eswatini

    17 novembre 2020

    The Congo-Brazzaville were held to a goalless draw by Eswatini in an African Cup of Nation qualification match played in Mbabane ( Eswatini ) on Monday. It was a match of equals for both the teams, 0-0. The match between the two teams which took place...

  • Libya talks end without naming govt

    17 novembre 2020

    UN-led talks aimed at appointing an executive to help lead Libya out of a decade of conflict ended on Sunday without discussing names, the world body said. “We have agreed to reconvene in about a week in a virtual meeting (to) agree on the selection mechanism...

  • Ethiopia says Tigray town seized, war embroils Eritrea

    17 novembre 2020

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government said on Monday it had captured another town in the northern Tigray region after nearly two weeks of fighting in a conflict already spilling into Eritrea and destabilising the wider Horn of Africa. Hundreds...

  • Trump retracts apparent admission of defeat

    16 novembre 2020

    President Donald Trump appeared accidentally to admit his election defeat in a tweet on Sunday morning — before reversing course to claim he won, and once again push unsubstantiated claims of mass fraud in the vote. Trump has refused to concede the November...

  • British PM Johnson self-isolating after Covid-19 contact

    16 novembre 2020

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after coming into contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19, a fresh setback after infighting among his top advisers plunged Downing Street into chaos last week. Johnson, who was admitted...

  • One heck of a ride: SpaceX launches NASA astronauts into space

    16 novembre 2020

    Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX launched four astronauts on a flight to the International Space Station on Sunday, NASA's first full-fledged mission sending a crew into orbit aboard a privately owned spacecraft. SpaceX's newly designed Crew Dragon capsule,...

  • Peru’s interim leader announces resignation after upheaval

    15 novembre 2020

    Peru’s interim president announced his resignation on Sunday as the nation plunged into its worst constitutional crisis in two decades following massive protests unleashed when Congress ousted the nation’s popular leader. In a short televised address,...

  • Sudan welcomes rebels back to Khartoum as ‘peacemakers’

    15 novembre 2020

    Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok welcomed rebel leaders to the capital Khartoum on Sunday, as crowds celebrated what they hoped was the end of war following a landmark peace deal. Hundreds of thousands died in decades of conflict, including in Sudan’s...

  • Ethiopia’s Tigray region claims rocket strikes on Eritrea airport

    15 novembre 2020

    The leader of the Tigray region of Ethiopia on Sunday claimed responsibility for rocket strikes on the airport in neighbouring Eritrea’s capital, a move that ratcheted up fears of a wider conflict in the Horn of Africa region. Diplomats said on Saturday...

  • Armenian villagers burn houses ahead of Azerbaijan takeover

    15 novembre 2020

    Villagers outside of Nagorno-Karabakh set their homes on fire on Saturday before fleeing to Armenia ahead of a weekend deadline that will see some disputed territory handed over to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement. Residents of the Kalbajar district...

  • Fire at Covid-19 intensive care unit kills 10 in Romania

    15 novembre 2020

    Ten Covid-19 patients were killed and others were in critical condition after fire broke out in an intensive care unit in northeast Romania on Saturday, a hospital spokesperson said. The fire occurred in the early evening in the intensive care of the...

  • Ethiopia’s Tigray region bombs airports as conflict widens

    15 novembre 2020

    Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray regional government has fired rockets at two airports in the neighboring Amhara region as a deadly conflict threatens to spread into other parts of Africa’s second most populous country. The Tigray regional government in a statement...

  • Worldwide coronavirus deaths cross 1.3 million

    14 novembre 2020

    More than 1.3 million people have been killed by the novel coronavirus worldwide, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP. In total, there have been at least 1,303,783 deaths for 53,380,442 declared cases of Covid-19, although experts...

  • Libyans to hold national elections in December 2021

    14 novembre 2020

    Libyans at UN-led talks agreed on Friday to hold national elections in December next year, the United Nations said, raising hopes for an end to a brutal decade-old conflict. Libya has been gripped by chaos and violence since the 2011 ouster and killing...

  • Philippines braces for another cyclone, after typhoon kills 20

    03 novembre 2020

    Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte warned of another potentially damaging cyclone approaching the Southeast Asian nation on Monday, as the death toll from the world's strongest typhoon of the year rose to 20. Typhoon Goni, which battered provinces...

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