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  • British MPs back Brexit bill despite EU anger

    16 septembre 2020

    British lawmakers on Monday backed a new bill that would override parts of the Brexit treaty struck with the European Union last year, despite outrage in Brussels and alarm at home over such an overt breach of international law. MPs in the House of Commons...

  • Alexei Navalny: Putin critic 'to return to Russia' as he shares first photo after Novichok poisoning

    16 septembre 2020

    Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Tuesday he was able to breathe unaided in his first public comments after his suspected poisoning, while his aide said he planned to return from Germany once recovered. "Hello, this is Navalny," he wrote in...

  • In coronavirus vaccine race, China inoculates thousands before trials are completed

    16 septembre 2020

    China is inoculating tens of thousands of its citizens with experimental coronavirus vaccines and attracting international interest in their development, despite expert concerns over the safety of drugs that have not completed standard testing. China...

  • Hamilton wins crash-marred Tuscan Grand Prix

    14 septembre 2020

    Lewis Hamilton won a hectic Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday to clinch his 90th Formula One win and move one behind Michael Schumacher's record. The first F1 race on a Mugello track with super-fast corners usually used by MotoGP riders was incident-packed...

  • Bernie Sanders: Biden win in November is no 'slam dunk'

    14 septembre 2020

    Bernie Sanders is warning that if onetime rival Joe Biden doesn't do more to promote his policies and reach out to Latino voters, the Democratic presidential nominee is at risk of falling short to President Donald Trump this November. Sanders, a self-described...

  • At least100,000 Belarus protesters flood streets

    14 septembre 2020

    At least 100,000 Belarusian protesters took to the streets of Minsk on Sunday in one of the biggest demonstrations yet against President Alexander Lukashenko after he claimed a landslide victory in an election his opponents say was rigged. As public anger...

  • Covid-19: India plans early use of vaccine for high-risk groups

    14 septembre 2020

    India said on Sunday it was considering granting an emergency authorisation for a COVID-19 vaccine, particularly for the elderly and people in high-risk workplaces, as the country's number of reported infections passed 4.75 million. India, which has consistently...

  • US Open: Osaka beats Azarenka in three sets to lift US Open title

    13 septembre 2020

    Japan's Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open on Saturday and clinch her third Grand Slam title. Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in 1hr 53min inside a near-empty Arthur...

  • China says Mars probe stable; no word on reusable spacecraft

    13 septembre 2020

    China's Mars probe Tianwen-1, which blasted into space in July, is now more than 15 million kilometres from Earth en route to the red planet, the National Space Administration said Saturday. The administration said that Tianwen-1 was in stable condition,...

  • Around 50 feared dead in DR Congo mine collapse

    13 septembre 2020

    About 50 people are feared dead after a gold mine collapsed in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, local authorities said Saturday. The accident in the makeshift mine occurred on Friday in the town of Kamituga, in South Kivu province, as a result...

  • Belarus police violently detain women protesters

    13 septembre 2020

    Belarusian riot police on Saturday violently detained several dozen women demonstrators and threw them into vans, as thousands took to the streets of the capital to protest against police violence and electoral fraud. Ahead of a massive protest expected...

  • Covid-19: Record Indian daily cases are a cause for alarm

    13 septembre 2020

    India reported a record daily jump in coronavirus cases for a second consecutive day, logging 97,570 new infections on Saturday, data from the federal health ministry showed. With total cases of more than 4.65 million, India is the world's second worst...

  • Clashes, low turnout at new French 'yellow vest' protests

    13 septembre 2020

    Hopes among France's "yellow vest" protest movement for a mass September comeback failed to materialise on Saturday as only hundreds demonstrated in the capital Paris, with some clashing with police. Around 1,000 people gathered for two marches in Paris,...

  • Indian state Maharashtra exceeds 1m Covid-19 cases, rivalling Russia

    12 septembre 2020

    India's biggest and richest state, Maharashtra, recorded its millionth coronavirus infection on Friday, putting it on par with Russia in the pandemic and stifling India's attempts to turn around an economic plummet. Cases in the western state, home to...

  • Swiss court puts PSG's Qatari chief Nasser Al Khelaifi on trial for 'criminal mismanagement'

    12 septembre 2020

    In Switzerland's federal criminal court on Monday, Nasser Al Khelaifi will become the first Qatari to stand trial almost six years after Fifa asked prosecutors to investigate the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests. Al Khelaifi, the president of...

  • Greece ramps up emergency effort after Lesbos migrant camp fire

    12 septembre 2020

    Greece ramped up efforts on Friday to build a new shelter for thousands of migrants left homeless by fires that destroyed the notorious Moria camp on Lesbos island this week, as entire families with small children continued to sleep rough on roadsides....

  • Trump, Biden vie to show leadership on 9/11 anniversary

    12 septembre 2020

    US President Donald Trump struck a somber tone Friday on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks as his Democratic rival Joe Biden comforted relatives of victims - in dueling bids to unite a deeply-divided nation. Nineteen years after the devastating...

  • Tour de France rookie Hirschi wins longest stage

    11 septembre 2020

    Tour de France rookie Marc Hirschi won the longest stage with a bold solo breakaway on a previously unused sharp ascent, signaling a precious talent on Thursday. The Swiss rider powered away on the Suc au May climb, new to the 117-year-old Tour. He extended...

  • Olympics: Tokyo Games must be held next year at any cost, says minister

    11 septembre 2020

    The rearranged Tokyo Games must be held "at any cost" in 2021, Japan's Olympic Minister Seiko Hashimoto said on Tuesday. Speaking at a news conference, Hashimoto said the Games should be held for the benefit of the athletes, regardless of the challenges...

  • Trump says 'didn't lie' about coronavirus after bombshell book

    11 septembre 2020

    President Donald Trump insisted Thursday that he never lied to Americans about the dangers of coronavirus after a bombshell new book by journalist Bob Woodward revealed that he deliberately tried to downplay the crisis. Trump's taped admission to Woodward...

  • France's new Covid-19 infections at record high, lockdowns feared

    11 septembre 2020

    France recorded almost 10,000 new Covid-19 infections on Thursday, its highest ever single-day total, a day before a cabinet meeting that might consider imposing fresh, local lockdowns to curb the spread of the disease. Health authorities reported 9,843...

  • US wildfires destroy five towns, governor says many deaths feared

    10 septembre 2020

    Unprecedented wildfires in Oregon have all but destroyed five small towns and a record number of deaths is feared, Governor Kate Brown said on Wednesday, as families began to report casualties. High winds and heat are stoking nearly 100 wildfires across...

  • Russian hackers target US election again: Microsoft

    11 septembre 2020

    The same Russian military intelligence outfit that hacked the Democrats in 2016 has attempted similar intrusions into the computer systems of more than 200 organisations including political parties and consultants, Microsoft said on Thursday. Those efforts...

  • Norwegian MP nominates Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    10 septembre 2020

    A far-right Norwegian lawmaker said on Wednesday that he has nominated US President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts in the Middle East. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament for the far-right Progress Party,...

  • Covid-19 will fuel wars, millions will go hungry: UN

    10 septembre 2020

    Top UN officials warned Wednesday that the Covid-19 pandemic has aggravated discrimination and other human rights violations that can fuel conflict, and its indirect consequences are dwarfing the impact of the virus itself in the world's most fragile...

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