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  • France says it has killed senior Al Qaeda , North Africa operative in Mali

    13 novembre 2020

    French forces have killed Bah Ag Moussa, a military leader of Al Qaeda’s North Africa wing, during an operation in northeastern Mali, Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly said on Friday. The former Malian army colonel, also known as Bamoussa Diarra, was...

  • Dutch police arrest man over Saudi Arabia embassy shooting in The Hague

    13 novembre 2020

    Dutch police arrested a man on Thursday after multiple shots were fired at the Saudi embassy in The Hague, causing damage but no injuries. The incident comes a day after a bomb blast struck a World War I commemoration attended by foreign diplomats in...

  • Typhoon Vamco batters Philippines, causing major floods in Manila

    13 novembre 2020

    The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping people on rooftops and claiming at least 11 lives in other parts of the country. Typhoon Vamco packed winds of up to 155 kilometres...

  • AFCON QUALIFICATION MATCHES : Congo-Brazzaville beats Eswatini 2-0

    12 novembre 2020

    The Congo-Brazzaville beat Eswatini 2-0 in an African Cup of Nation qualification match played at Alphonse Massamba Debat Stadium on Thursday. The match was a tight one as reds defenders closed down any foray made by Eswatini. There were lots of missed...

  • Ethiopian PM says military has 'liberated' west Tigray

    12 novembre 2020

    Ethiopia’s military has defeated local forces in the west of Tigray state, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, accusing his foes of atrocities during a week of fighting that threatens to destabilise the Horn of Africa. Air strikes and ground combat...

  • Armenia arrests 10 opposition figures over peace deal unrest

    12 novembre 2020

    Armenia arrested 10 prominent opposition figures on Thursday for their role in violent unrest that erupted after the government signed a peace deal with Azerbaijan that ceded swathes of territory. The politicians were arrested for organising “illegal...

  • Shots fired at Saudi embassy in Netherlands, no one hurt: Police

    12 novembre 2020

    Several shots were fired at the Saudi embassy in the Dutch city of The Hague but no one was hurt, police said on Thursday. “Just before 6am (0500 GMT) we received a message that a shot had been fired at a building in The Hague. There were no injuries,”...

  • Top rebel leader surrenders to Indian army in northeast

    12 novembre 2020

    A top insurgent leader and four of his fighters operating along India’s border with Bangladesh and Myanmar have surrendered to the Indian army in the country’s troubled northeast, the army said Thursday. Drishti Rajkhowa, who now is in the Indian army’s...

  • Thousands flee as yet another typhoon menaces Philippines

    11 novembre 2020

    Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes in storm-battered parts of the Philippines on Wednesday as the third typhoon in as many weeks barrelled towards the country. Vamco was expected to graze Catanduanes Island — which was devastated by Typhoon...

  • Mali’s former president Amadou Toumani Toure dies at 72

    11 novembre 2020

    Mali’s former president Amadou Toumani Toure has died at the age of 72. Senegalese President Macky Sall on Tuesday confirmed the death of the former leader on Twitter. Mali’s government hasn’t yet reported the Toure’s death, but said it is preparing a...

  • Russian peacekeepers deploy to Nagorno-Karabakh after ceasefire deal

    11 novembre 2020

    Russian began deploying 2,000 peacekeepers to Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday after Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed a peace deal to end weeks of fierce fighting over the disputed region. The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories...

  • Gunfire breaks out at protest in Mexican resort of Cancun

    10 novembre 2020

    Gunfire erupted Monday when protesters tried to force their way into city hall in the Mexican resort of Cancun, and a journalism group said two reporters were wounded. The demonstrators were protesting the recent killings of women in Quintana Roo, the...

  • Refusing to concede, Trump blocks cooperation on transition

    10 novembre 2020

    The Trump administration threw the presidential transition into tumult on Monday, with President Donald Trump blocking government officials from cooperating with President-elect Joe Biden’s team and Attorney General William Barr authorising the Justice...

  • Armenia signs 'extremely painful' war-end deal with Azerbaijan and Russia: PM

    10 novembre 2020

    Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Tuesday he had signed a "painful" agreement with Azerbaijan and Russia to end the war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. "I have signed a statement with the presidents of Russia and Azerbaijan on...

  • Coronavirus vaccine holds 'great promise for entire world': WHO

    09 novembre 2020

    A Covid-19 vaccine may be rolled out by March 2021 to the most vulnerable, which along with other advances could fundamentally change the course of the pandemic, a senior World Health Organization (WHO) official said on Monday. Bruce Aylward also told...

  • Ethiopia downplays war fears while seeking to quell Tigray

    09 novembre 2020

    Ethiopia’s Nobel-winning leader said on Monday his nation was not descending into “chaos” despite a military offensive against the restive Tigray region where air strikes and fighting have killed at least half a dozen people in recent days. The flare-up...

  • US becomes first nation to cross 10 million Covid-19 cases as third wave of infections surge

    09 novembre 2020

    The United States became the first nation worldwide since the pandemic began to surpass 10 million coronavirus infections, according to a Reuters tally on Sunday, as the third wave of the Covid-19 virus surges across the nation. The grim milestone came...

  • Biden to name virus team as worldwide cases top 50 million

    09 novembre 2020

    The global tally of people infected by the coronavirus shot past 50 million on Monday, as United States President-elect Joe Biden geared up to name the scientists who will lead the country’s response to its disastrous outbreak. The incoming leader made...

  • Ethiopian cargo plane makes emergency landing at Mumbai Airport

    09 novembre 2020

    An Ethiopian Airlines cargo flight from Riyadh to Bengaluru made an emergency landing at Mumbai Airport on Sunday after a technical glitch mid-air, official sources said. The cargo flight, ET-690, had reportedly suffered hydraulic leakage and was diverted...

  • French minister seeks to ease tensions over cartoons in Cairo visit

    09 novembre 2020

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian was in Egypt on Sunday where he sought to ease tensions with the Arab world, after the furore surrounding the republication of blasphemous caricatures. Le Drian met with President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, Foreign...

  • 400 held in Belarus as opposition reaches out to Biden

    08 novembre 2020

    Police in Belarus on Sunday detained nearly 400 people during the latest in weeks of unprecedented demonstrations against strongman Alexander Lukashenko, as the opposition reached out to US President-elect Joe Biden. For three months running, tens of...

  • Joe Biden: What you need to know about the 46th President of USA

    08 novembre 2020

    Days before he left the White House in 2017, former President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom and said Biden was “the best vice president America’s ever had” and a “lion of American history.” Days before he left...

  • People of Ethiopia’s Tigray risk displacement, UN says

    08 novembre 2020

    Nine million people risk displacement from the escalating conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the United Nations said, warning that the federal government’s declaration of a state of emergency was blocking food and other aid. Prime Minster Abiy Ahmed...

  • Trump campaign files lawsuit over rejected vote claims in Arizona

    08 novembre 2020

    Republican President Donald Trump’s campaign said on Saturday it had sued in Arizona, alleging that the Southwestern state’s most populous county incorrectly rejected votes cast on Election Day by some voters in the US presidential race. The lawsuit,...

  • Apple iPhone 13 series to get massive upgrades: Report

    08 novembre 2020

    Famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the iPhone 13 will come in the same four model sizes as this year's iPhone 12, but with some major improvements to the camera technology. According to Kuo, the Ultra Wide cameras on the two high-end models...

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