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  • At least two dead after blast wrecks building in central Madrid

    21 janvier 2021

    At least two people died and eight were injured on Wednesday when a building in central Madrid belonging to the Catholic Church was blown apart by an explosion, local authorities said. One of the injured was in serious condition and transferred to hospital....

  • Cristiano Ronaldo becomes top goalscorer in football history

    22 janvier 2021

    Cristiano Ronaldo has become the top goalscorer in football history as his Juventus side won the Italian Super Cup (Supercoppa) for the ninth time, beating Napoli 2-0 in the final at Mapei Stadium. Victory for the Bianconeri came on Wednesday evening...

  • Coronavirus: 58 Covid-19 vaccines undergoing trials on humans

    06 décembre 2020

    Any vaccine requires years of research and testing, but scientists are working overtime to produce a safe and effective coronavirus disease (Covid-19) vaccine at the earliest. At last count, 58 vaccines are undergoing clinical trials on humans, and at...

  • Coronavirus: Trump hails vaccine 'miracle', with millions of doses soon

    09 décembre 2020

    President Donald Trump celebrated the expected approval of the first US vaccine for the coronavirus on Tuesday as the White House worked to instil confidence in the massive distribution effort that will largely be executed by President-elect Joe Biden...

  • James Bond actor Sean Connery dies at 90

    01 novembre 2020

    James Bond actor Sean Connery has died at the age of 90, according to a statement from his family as reported by the BBC. The Scottish actor was best known for his portrayal of the British super spy; he was the first to bring the role to the big screen...

  • Philippines orders evacuation as world's strongest 2020 typhoon approaches

    01 novembre 2020

    Philippine officials on Saturday ordered evacuation of thousands of residents in the southern part of the main Luzon island as a category 5 storm that is the world’s strongest this year approaches the Southeast Asian nation. Typhoon Goni, with 215 kph...

  • US election 2020: 6 key questions going into today's vote

    03 novembre 2020

    Election Day is finally upon us. Or at least what we still call Election Day, since more than 93 million Americans have already cast ballots in an election that has been reshaped by the worst pandemic in more than a century, its economic fallout and a...

  • Coronavirus: Europe needs 'serious acceleration' in Covid-19 fight, WHO says

    27 octobre 2020

    Europe needs a "serious acceleration" in the fight against the coronavirus and a lack of contact-tracing capacity could drive the disease into the darkness, a top World Health Organization official said on Monday. In Europe the picture is unrelentingly...

  • Senior Al Qaeda leader Abu Muhsin Al Masri killed in Afghanistan

    25 octobre 2020

    Afghan security forces have killed Abu Muhsin Al Masri, a senior Al Qaeda leader who was on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Most Wanted Terrorists list, Afghanistan’s National Directorate of Security (NDS) said in a tweet late on Saturday. The head...

  • Coronavirus: State of emergency declared in Spain

    26 octobre 2020

    Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced a new state of emergency on Sunday in an effort to curb soaring coronavirus infections, imposing local nightime curfews and banning travel between regions in certain cases. "We are living in an extreme situation...it...

  • Combating coronavirus: Congo-Brazzaville launches TV and radio station for school broadcasts

    15 octobre 2020

    Authorities in Congo-Brazzaville launched a radio and television channel on Wednesday to educate children at home. The inauguration ceremony took place at Révolution high school Brazzaville in the presence of the ministers responsible for national education,...

  • Hurricane Delta wreaks havoc in Mexico's Cancun

    08 octobre 2020

    Hurricane Delta left a trail of toppled trees, torn roofs and downed power lines in top Caribbean getaway Cancun on Wednesday but the storm weakened before landfall and appeared to have wrought less destruction than many had feared. Beachside roads were...

  • Sudan to strike peace with rebels after decades of war

    02 octobre 2020

    Sudan's government and rebels are to sign a landmark peace deal Saturday in a bid to end decades of war in which hundreds of thousands died - a historic achievement, if it holds. Ending Sudan's internal conflicts has been a top priority of the transition...

  • At least 22 killed in Ukraine military plane crash

    26 septembre 2020

    At least 22 people were killed Friday when a Ukranian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said. "Twenty-two people died," Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko told AFP, adding that "the search...

  • All migrants moved off stranded Banksy rescue boat

    31 août 2020

    All of the migrants on board a rescue ship funded by British street artist Banksy have been transferred to other vessels, the team behind the mission said after their pink-and-white ship carrying more than 200 passengers sent an urgent call for help....

  • Tens of thousands march in Belarus capital despite massive police presence

    31 août 2020

    Tens of thousands of opposition supporters marched through the Belarusian capital of Minsk on Sunday calling for an end to strongman Alexander Lukashenko's rule, despite heavily armed police and troops blocking streets and detaining dozens of demonstrators....

  • Coronavirus: 'Reassuring' study on risk of Covid-19 transmission on planes

    19 août 2020

    Wearing masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus was not widespread in March, when a group of German tourists took a long flight home from Israel -- but researchers were surprised to find only two passengers outside the group had been infected....

  • New horizons for peace: Countries hail historic UAE-Israel treaty

    15 août 2020

    World leaders have hailed the historic peace treaty between the UAE and Israel, with UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan calling it a "great breakthrough that will open new horizons for peace and stability" in the region. UAE Minister...

  • Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton react to Kamala Harris's US VP nod

    12 août 2020

    Democratic white House hopeful Joe Biden on Tuesday named California Senator Kamala Harris as his vice-president pick -- the first black woman tapped for the role by a major US party. Here is how US politicians and celebrities have reacted to her nomination:...

  • Brazil surpasses 70,000 coronavirus deaths: official

    11 juillet 2020

    Brazil surpassed 70,000 coronavirus deaths on Friday, the health ministry said, though the number of daily fatalities appears to be stabilising. The ministry said there had been 45,000 new infections and 1,200 deaths over the last 24 hours, taking the...

  • Mbappe to stay at PSG next season 'whatever happens'

    22 juillet 2020

    Kylian Mbappe said on Tuesday he would remain with French champions Paris Saint-Germain next season "whatever happens" despite repeated speculation over his future. "I'm here. I'm part of the project for a fourth year," Mbappe, 21, said during half-time...

  • Japan issues fresh rain disaster warnings as flooding toll hits 54

    09 juillet 2020

    Japan issued fresh landslide and flooding warnings Wednesday as torrential rain moved over the centre of the country and the death toll from days of downpours rose to 54. Heavy rains that began early Saturday on the island of Kyushu have already caused...

  • Algeria wants France to apologise for colonial past

    05 juillet 2020

    Algeria is waiting for an apology for France's colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build on recent conciliatory overtures. A global reexamination of the legacy of colonialism...

  • Rusty Barcelona held to goalless draw at Sevilla

    20 juin 2020

    Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw at Sevilla in an empty stadium on Friday as they dropped points for the first time since the season re-started after the hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Catalans are top of the standings on 65 points from 30...

  • US passes 120,000 coronavirus deaths: Johns Hopkins

    23 juin 2020

    The United States on Monday passed the grim benchmark of 120,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak when it added another 425 fatalities in 24 hours, the Johns Hopkins University tally showed. The world's largest economy is the hardest-hit country by...

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