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  • Italian PM announces stricter measures to counter virus

    19 octobre 2020

    Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday announced a new series of measures to tackle the rising number of virus cases, with restrictions placed on bars and restaurants and push to increase working from home. Restaurants will have to display their...

  • Iran says arms ban lifted, but Pompeo warns

    19 octobre 2020

    Iran said a long-standing UN embargo on arms sales to and from the Islamic republic expired on Sunday in line with a 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers from which Washington has withdrawn. As Tehran celebrated, however, Washington argued that...

  • Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations of breaking new truce

    18 octobre 2020

    Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other of violating a new ceasefire over Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday, as they tried for the second time in a week to bring a halt to fierce fighting over the disputed region. The ex-Soviet neighbours agreed to a new truce...

  • Guineans vote for president

    18 octobre 2020

    On Sunday, the Guineans began to vote in a presidential election where incumbent President Alpha Conde is the main favorite. Polling stations opened at 8am (0700 GMT) from the capital Conakry. The candidate for his own succession Alpha Conde , as well...

  • Landslide in Pakistan buries bus with 15 onboard

    18 octobre 2020

    A landslide in northern Pakistan on Sunday buried a minibus with 15 people onboard under tons of mud and rock with rescue workers digging through the wreckage in the hopes of finding survivors, police said. Police officer Wakil Khan said the landslide...

  • Oil market to rebalance by end-'21

    18 octobre 2020

    Global oil demand is expected to rebound to pre-pandemic levels by 2022 while supply tightens, creating a deficit, Energy Intelligence has reported quoting the chief executive officer of Saudi Aramco. Amin Nasser said China would once again be the focus...

  • Pro-Iran protesters torch Kurd party offices in Baghdad

    18 octobre 2020

    Supporters of Hashed Al Shaabi, an Iraqi paramilitary network dominated by Iran-backed factions, on Saturday burned down the main Kurdish party's headquarters in Baghdad after criticism from a Kurdish ex-minister. Hundreds of Hashed demonstrators swept...

  • 'This is war': Covid may lead to global financial bloodshed

    17 octobre 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is "morphing into a major economic crisis", World Bank chief economist Carmen Reinhart said, and warned of an impending global financial calamity. Questioning the wisdom of central banks increasing their sway over the bond market,...

  • Covid-19 vaccine trials that infect volunteers moves closer in Britain

    17 octobre 2020

    "Human challenge" trials of potential Covid-19 vaccines, where volunteers are deliberately infected with the disease, could become a reality after a British biotech firm said it was in advanced talks with the government to create and provide strains of...

  • Coronavirus: Finland PM in self isolation after leaving EU summit

    17 octobre 2020

    European Union leaders have agreed to hold video conferences almost on a weekly basis to coordinate national measures against the Covid-19 pandemic, as the continent battles a spike in infections. Video-conferences are less effective for reaching complex...

  • French ex-president Nicolas Sarkozy charged over Libyan campaign financing

    16 octobre 2020

    Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged over claims he used Libyan cash for his 2007 election campaign, financial crimes prosecutors told AFP on Friday. The charge for "membership in a criminal conspiracy" was brought on Monday, and adds...

  • In split-screen town halls, Trump and Biden squabble over coronavirus response

    16 octobre 2020

    Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday criticized what he called President Donald Trump's "panicked" response to the coronavirus pandemic, while Trump defended his handling of a crisis that has killed more than 216,000 Americans. The...

  • Russia approves second Covid-19 vaccine after preliminary trials

    15 octobre 2020

    Russia has granted regulatory approval to a second Covid-19 vaccine, according to its register of authorised medicines. A delighted President Vladimir Putin announced the news at a government meeting on Wednesday. The jab was developed by the Vector Institute...

  • Russia rejects US proposal to extend nuclear pact

    15 octobre 2020

    The United States said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement in principle with Russia to extend New START, the last major nuclear treaty still in force, but Moscow quickly rejected US conditions. President Donald Trump's administration has been insisting...

  • Two military helicopters collide in Afghanistan, 9 soldiers killed

    15 octobre 2020

    Two Afghan army helicopters collided while transporting wounded soldiers in the southern Helmand province, killing nine Afghan service members, the country's Defence Ministry and local officials said on Wednesday. The two Soviet-era Mi-17 helicopters...

  • World Bank approves $12 billion for Covid-19 vaccines

    14 octobre 2020

    The World Bank said on Tuesday that it approved $12 billion for developing countries to finance the purchase and distribution of Covid-19 vaccines, tests and treatment. The financing "aims to support vaccination of up to a billion people," the bank said...

  • 13 killed in roadside Afghan blast

    13 octobre 2020

    At least 10 Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers and three civilians were killed in a roadside blast in Afghanistan's Sar-e-Pul province, a security source said on Sunday. According to the source, three others were wounded in the blast on Saturday, reports...

  • Global Covid-19 cases surpass 38 million

    14 octobre 2020

    Global Covid-19 cases have surpassed 38 million, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The global case count on Tuesday reached 38,006,121, with a total of 1,083,875 deaths worldwide, the CSSE...

  • Bus-train collision leaves 17 dead in Thailand

    13 octobre 2020

    At least 17 passengers were killed and more than dozen injured on Sunday when a bus collided with a train in Thailand, officials said. The bus passengers were on their way to a temple in Cha Choeng Sao province - two hours from the capital Bangkok - for...

  • Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to ceasefire: Russian FM Lavrov

    13 octobre 2020

    Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire starting on Saturday to exchange prisoners and bodies of those killed in the conflict between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces over the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said....

  • EU to sanction Lukashenko amid worsening Belarus violence

    13 octobre 2020

    European Union foreign ministers agreed on Monday to sanction Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko and other senior officials over an August 9 election the West says was rigged, citing worsening police violence against protesters. Lukashenko, who...

  • UN urges Libyans to prioritise national interest in November talks

    13 octobre 2020

    The UN's Libya envoy on Monday urged rival parties to place the national interest before political ambitions when they meet for talks next month aimed at ending a decade of bloodshed. The North African country is dominated by armed groups, riven by local...

  • Congo-Brazzaville: 2 dead as floods swept Liranga

    12 octobre 2020

    two people were found dead in Liranga district in northern Congo, an area affected by flooding as heavy rains hit the Likouala department, authorities said. the bodies of a mother and a child has been found as conducted an operation to look people who...

  • Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine trials paused due to unexplained illness in participant

    14 octobre 2020

    Johnson & Johnson said on Monday it had temporarily paused its Covid-19 vaccine candidate clinical trials due to an unexplained illness in a study participant, delaying one of the highest profile efforts to contain the global pandemic. The participant's...

  • Nigeria dissolves feared police unit after protests

    12 octobre 2020

    Nigeria on Sunday dissolved a special police unit set up to fight violent crimes after deadly protests and a social media campaign backed by music and cinema celebrities rose up against years of alleged abuses. The president's office and the Nigeria Police...

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