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  • Hurricane roars ashore on US southern coast

    12 octobre 2020

    Hurricane Delta has made landfall on the Louisiana coast, packing ferocious winds and a "life-threatening" storm surge - and driving out residents still rebuilding from a devastating storm less than two months ago. Delta became the 10th significant storm...

  • 5 killed in mid-air 2 aircraft collision in France

    12 octobre 2020

    An ultra-light airplane collided on Saturday with another small plane, killing five people as the two aircraft fell into gardens around a small town in France. The collision occurred in the skies above Loches, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) from Tours,...

  • Belarus leader holds talks with jailed political rivals

    12 octobre 2020

    Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday went to a jail run by the country's KGB security service to meet his jailed political opponents, ostensibly to discuss plans for constitutional reforms. The bizarre yet officially reported meeting saw...

  • Congo-Brazzaville lose to Gambia in a friendly match

    10 octobre 2020

    Congo-Brazzaville lost on friday to Gambia in a friendly match. A defeat to a team, Gambia that is 123 positions bellow the Congo - Brazzaville ( 89 ) in the Fifa ranking may be a good lesson for the red as their coach training plans for the next macths....

  • Europe records 100,000 daily coronavirus cases for first time

    10 octobre 2020

    Europe surpassed 100,000 daily reported Covid-19 cases for the first time on Thursday, after countries such as Russia and United Kingdom saw no respite in the mounting number of infections every day in the past five days. Cases throughout Europe have...

  • US election: Organisers cancel October 15 presidential debate

    10 octobre 2020

    The Commission on Presidential Debates said Friday it has cancelled next week's showdown between Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden, after the president said he would not participate in a virtual format. "Each (candidate) now has announced alternate...

  • Massive fire engulfs high rise building in Ulsan, 88 injured

    10 octobre 2020

    A 33-storey apartment building in the South Korean city of Ulsan went up in flames early Friday after strong winds caused a fire to rise up through multiple floors. At least 88 people were being treated for minor injuries, according to South Korea's Ministry...

  • China joins Covax initiative for vaccine distribution

    10 octobre 2020

    China said on Friday it has joined a global Covid-19 vaccine initiative co-led by the World Health Organization (WHO), becoming the biggest economy to date to pledge support to help buy and distribute the shots fairly. The move by China, where the new...

  • UN World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

    09 octobre 2020

    The United Nations food agency, the World Food Programme (WFP), won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its efforts to combat hunger and improve conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas. The Rome-based organisation says it helps some 97 million...

  • American poet Louise Glück wins literature Nobel

    08 octobre 2020

    American poet Louise Glück has been awarded the literature Nobel. "The 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to the American poet Louise Glück 'for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal', it was...

  • George Floyd murder suspect Derek Chauvin released from prison on $1 million bail

    08 octobre 2020

    Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer charged with murdering George Floyd, has been released from a correctional facility after posting a $1 million bond, according to court records. Chauvin is charged with second and third-degree murder...

  • Coronavirus may push 150 million people into extreme poverty: World Bank

    08 octobre 2020

    The World Bank said on Wednesday that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 150 million people into extreme poverty by the end of 2021, wiping out more than three years of progress in poverty reduction. Releasing its flagship biennial report...

  • US election 2020: Harris, Pence clash over Trump's coronavirus response at VP debate

    08 octobre 2020

    Vice President Mike Pence and Democratic challenger Kamala Harris clashed early and often over the Trump administration's handling of the coronavirus pandemic during their debate on Wednesday, as the White House struggled to contain an outbreak that has...

  • Mexico mobilises military as 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Delta nears

    07 octobre 2020

    Mexico on Tuesday mobilised thousands of soldiers and began evacuating tourists from hotels in some of its top holiday resorts as an "extremely dangerous" hurricane barrelled towards the Yucatan Peninsula. Hurricane Delta rapidly intensified in the Caribbean...

  • Video: Michelle Obama brands Donald Trump 'racist' in scathing speech

    07 octobre 2020

    Donald Trump is a "racist" president whose strategy of fearmongering, division and promoting ugly conspiracy theories could "destroy" America if he is re-elected, former first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday. In a 24-minute video offering closing arguments...

  • Trump ends Covid-19 stimulus talks with Democrats until after US election

    07 octobre 2020

    Prospects for more aid for Americans struggling through the Covid-19 pandemic and US airlines seeking to avert a wave of layoffs crumbled on Tuesday when President Donald Trump ended negotiations with Congress over a large coronavirus bill. "I have instructed...

  • Trio win Nobel physics prize for black hole research

    07 octobre 2020

    A trio of scientists, Roger Penrose of Britain, Reinhard Genzel of Germany and Andrea Ghez of the US, won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for their research into what the Nobel committee called "one of the most exotic phenomena in the universe, the...

  • Wolves on loose, corpses washed up after France floods

    07 octobre 2020

    Seven wolves are on the loose after their enclosure in a southern French wildlife park was destroyed by floods which have killed at least four people and washed up dozens of buried corpses, officials said Tuesday. The black Canadian wolves escaped from...

  • Coronavirus: Argentina has world's highest Covid-19 positive rate

    06 octobre 2020

    Argentina has the world's highest rate of positive Covid-19 tests, according to Oxford-linked tracker Our World In Data, with nearly six out of 10 yielding an infection, a reflection of low testing levels and loose enforcement of lockdown rules. Argentina...

  • Video: Trump leaves hospital to return to White House after coronavirus treatment

    06 octobre 2020

    US President Donald Trump on Monday left the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he was receiving treatment for Covid-19 to return to the White House. Wearing a mask, Trump walked from a hospital building to a limousine that took him to...

  • Nagorno-Karabakh: Conflict escalates as fresh ceasefire call issued

    06 octobre 2020

    Russia, the United States and France called on Monday for Armenia and Azerbaijan to agree an "unconditional ceasefire" after the neighbours began shelling major cities in an escalation of their conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Separatist...

  • 10% of global population may have been infected with Covid-19: WHO

    06 octobre 2020

    The head of emergencies at the World Health Organisation said on Monday its "best estimates" indicate that roughly 1 in 10 people worldwide may have been infected by the coronavirus -- more than 20 times the number of confirmed cases -- and warned of...

  • Napoli v Juve fixture in chaos after positive Covid-19 tests

    05 octobre 2020

    One of the top Serie A fixtures of the season descended into chaos on Sunday when Napoli failed to turn up for their match at Juventus after their local health authority told the players to stay at home following positive COVID-19 cases. With the Serie...

  • Sudan, rebel groups sign historic peace deal

    05 octobre 2020

    Sudan's government and rebel groups on Saturday signed a landmark peace deal aimed at ending decades of war in which hundreds of thousands have died. Cheers rang out as one by one, representatives from the transitional government and rebel groups signed...

  • Covid-19: Pope in first trip outside Rome since coronavirus lockdown

    04 octobre 2020

    Pope Francis makes his first trip on Saturday since the Vatican's coronavirus lockdown, though it will be a solitary affair for the crowd-loving Argentine who has had to learn how to be close to the faithful from a distance. Francis will journey to Assisi,...

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