Joe Biden says he is preparing “initiatives” to defend Ukraine against Russia

Joe Biden says he is preparing initiatives to defend Ukraine

A Ukrainian soldier on the border with the pro-Russian enclave of Donetsk on December 3, 2021. ANDRIY DUBCHAK / AP Joe Biden affirmed, Friday, December 3, to prepare « initiatives » to defend Ukraine in the event of an invasion, before an exchange with his counterpart Vladimir Putin planned in the coming days. Saying to be in … Read more

“Some of my lectures had to be protected by security guards”: British universities facing gender battle

Some of my lectures had to be protected by security

By Cécile Ducourtieux Posted today at 02:12, updated at 14:22 Reserved for our subscribers InvestigationIn the United Kingdom, professors and intellectuals are alarmed at threats to freedom of expression, in particular with regard to questions of sex and gender, sources of deep tension between some feminists and trans activists. Kathleen Stock looks tired. Dressed in … Read more

In the Gulf, French values ​​up for auction

In the Gulf French values ​​up for auction

Editorial of the “World”. Emmanuel Macron is visiting particularly infertile lands for the values ​​that France prides itself on defending. Of the three stages involved in his trip to the Arabian Peninsula, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Saudi Kingdom, three authoritarian monarchies long allied with France, the last is undoubtedly the most delicate. … Read more

China: Macau’s dirty money in the sights of central authorities

China Macaus dirty money in the sights of central authorities

The new “king of paris” of the special administrative region of Macao (China), Alvin Chau, CEO and majority shareholder of the leisure travel operator Suncity, was remanded in custody on Monday, November 29, along with four of his associates, after more than fourteen hours of questioning which, according to the local press, resulted in a … Read more

After COP26, Côte d’Ivoire abandons its coal-fired power plant project in San Pedro

After COP26 Cote dIvoire abandons its coal fired power plant project

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Environmental activist César Kouakou (left, here in December 2019) and planter Dominique Bi Irié tour the plots … Read more

Sinking of the submarine “San-Juan”: the former Argentinian president Mauricio Macri indicted for espionage

Sinking of the submarine San Juan the former Argentinian president Mauricio

Former Argentinian President Mauricio Macri leaves the federal court in Dolores, a suburb of Buenos Aires, on November 3, 2021, after being summoned for cases of alleged espionage of the families of the victims of the “San-Juan” shipwreck in 2017. STRINGER / REUTERS The judicial decision was expected, while the former president Mauricio Macri (2015-2019, … Read more

In Ukraine, Zelensky’s challenge to escalate with Russia

In Ukraine Zelenskys challenge to escalate with Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kiev on December 1, 2021, the 30th anniversary of the Ukrainian independence referendum. EFREM LUKATSKY / AP As Ukraine faces, for the second time in less than six months, an escalation with Russia on its borders, President Volodymyr Zelensky intends to show that he is standing up. Wednesday 1is December, … Read more

In South Korea, the condemnation of “Chrysanthemum” illustrates the clash over refugees from the North

In South Korea the condemnation of Chrysanthemum illustrates the clash

A North Korean guard post (top) is seen from the South Korean military fence (bottom), in the border town of Paju, in 2020. JUNG YEON-JE / AFP Song Chun-son, alias “Chrysanthemum”, will spend three years in a prison in South Korea for a case illustrating the conflict between the two Koreas over refugees from the … Read more

US Supreme Court May Restrict Abortion Right

US Supreme Court May Restrict Abortion Right

Protesters gathered on December 1, 2021, in front of the United States Supreme Court in Washington. ANDREW HARNIK / AP A majority of the judges of the Supreme Court of the United States appeared, Wednesday 1is December, inclined to modify the legal framework which, for nearly fifty years, has guaranteed the right to abortion, either … Read more

Post-Brexit fishing: 40 licenses granted by Guernsey to French boats

Post Brexit fishing 40 licenses granted by Guernsey to French boats

Demonstration by fishermen against an offshore wind farm project, in the port of Cherbourg, September 24, 2021. SAMEER AL-DOUMY / AFP The announcement comes in the midst of a standoff between Paris and London over post-Brexit fishing licenses, the French government blaming the British for granting too few. Guernsey granted, Wednesday 1is December, 40 fishing … Read more

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