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  • 6 kids, 30 adults 'poisoned' as Russian swimming pool uses overdose of chlorine

    10 décembre 2020

    In a bizarre case in Russia, six children are in serious condition and 30 people suffered from poisoning after using a swimming pool that allegedly had 250 times the safe amount of chlorine. At least 21 school kids were treated for breathing issues and...

  • EU, US turn up heat on Turkey

    12 décembre 2020

    EU leaders and the United States have decided to step up pressure on Turkey on two separate issues. The EU early Friday gave the green light for the expansion of sanctions against Turkey over its exploration of gas reserves in Mediterranean waters claimed...

  • US to close two consulates in Russia

    20 décembre 2020

    The US Department of State informed Congress that it has planned to close two consulates in Russia over limits set by the government in Moscow on the number of American diplomats allowed in the country, the media reported. In a letter dated December 10...

  • Countries ban South African flights over new Covid-19 mutation

    22 décembre 2020

    At least five countries and airlines, including Germany and Turkey, are reported to have banned flights from South Africa on Monday over the discovery of a new variant of the coronavirus. South Africa's health department said last week that a new genetic...

  • Coronavirus: US under siege from Covid-19; hospitals overwhelmed before holidays

    23 décembre 2020

    Americans were warned again on Tuesday not to travel for Christmas as the latest Covid-19 surge left hospitals struggling to find beds for the sick and political leaders imposed restrictions to try to curb new infections, making for a grim holiday season....

  • Pope on Christmas: Vaccines for all; needy, vulnerable first

    26 décembre 2020

    Pope Francis made a Christmas Day plea for authorities to make Covid-19 vaccines available to all, insisting that the first in line should be the most vulnerable and needy, regardless of who holds the patents for the shots. “Vaccines for everybody, especially...

  • Pascal Lissouba, Former president of Congo-Brazzaville, dies

    25 août 2020

    Former Congolese president Pascal Lissouba has died aged 88 in France on monday. Pascal Lissouba ruled Congo-Brazzaville for a period of 5 years from 1992 to 1997 before he was forced to step down on june 1997. Before becoming president, Lissouba was...

  • Congo-Brazzaville : Sassou N'Guesso names a new government

    17 mai 2021 ( #CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE )

    Brazzazville, Capital city of Congo Four ministers of state, about thirty ministers and two delegated ministers, the new government of Congo was made public on May 15 at 10 p.m. on national television by Florent Ntsiba, Minister of State Director of the...

  • Nigerian army chief dies in air force plane crash

    22 mai 2021 ( #NEWS )

    Air force said in a statement that its plane crashed near Kaduna airport. Nigeria's army chief Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru has died in a plane crash on Friday, three military sources told Reuters. The air force said in a statement that its plane...

  • India's new Covid-19 infections hit 5-month high

    26 mars 2021 ( #NEWS )

    India's new coronavirus infections rose 59,118 overnight, the highest daily rise since October 18, health ministry data showed on Friday. The country's overall caseload stood at 11.85 million. India reported 257 new deaths from coronavirus, taking the...

  • Congo-Brazzaville: President Denis Sassou N'Guesso launches second refinery

    21 février 2021 ( #CONGO-BRAZZAVILLE )

    Congolese President Denis Sassou N'guesso arrived in the Pointe-noire city on Saturday where he will launch a series of activities on Sunday, including the laying of the first stone of construction of the "Atlantic petrochemical" refinery and the extension...

  • Covid-19: Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 59.43 million

    25 novembre 2020

    More than 59.43 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,403,065 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were...

  • Turkey earthquake death toll rises to 100: Disaster agency

    03 novembre 2020

    The death toll from a powerful earthquake which hit western Turkey rose to 100 on Tuesday, the country’s disaster authority said. The 7.0 magnitude quake injured 994 people, the body known by its Turkish acronym AFAD reported, with 147 still in hospi...

  • Worldwide coronavirus cases cross 80.43 million, death toll at 1,760,548

    29 décembre 2020

    More than 80.43 million people have been reported to be infected by the novel coronavirus globally and 1,760,548 have died, according to a Reuters tally. Infections have been reported in more than 210 countries and territories since the first cases were...

  • Alpha Conde re-elected Guineans president with 59.49% votes

    25 octobre 2020

    Veteran politician Alpha Conde won Guinean’s presidential election, beating rival Cellou Dalein Diallo with 59.49 percent of the vote against 33.20 percent, official results showed on Saturday.

  • New York gunman shot dead after opening fire outside cathedral Christmas concert

    14 décembre 2020

    A man was shot dead by police after he opened fire near crowds who had gathered to watch carol-singing outside a New York church on Sunday. New York Police Department Commissioner Dermot Shea said no one was injured during the shooting on the steps of...

  • At least 7 killed in knife attack in China

    27 décembre 2020

    At least seven people were killed and another seven injured in a knife attack in northeastern China, state media reported Sunday. The attack in the city of Kaiyuan in Liaoning province was carried out outside a sauna and bathhouse. The suspect, identified...

  • WHO, marking year since Covid-19 began, urges fair vaccine distribution to all

    31 décembre 2020

    The head of the World Health Organization, marking a year since the first cases of the novel coronavirus were reported by China, urged countries on Wednesday to ensure that vaccines are made available to people at risk everywhere, not just in rich nations....

  • Congo-Brazzaville: Students get back to school with Covid-19 protocols in place

    13 octobre 2020

    Students in Congo-Brazzaville returned to school monday with Covid-19 protocols in place. Everything has been set up as the students return to the classrooms for their first socially distant lessons. School managements have taken all steps to ensure safety,...

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