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Aug 2022
China continues military exercises near Taiwan

The day after the departure from Taipei of Mrs Pelosi, number three American and speaker of the House of Representatives, the Chinese army had launched Thursday vast maneuvers "real fire" in six large areas all around Taiwan.These exercises, at least in this...

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08
Aug 2022
Stationary state for the beluga still in the lock of the Seine

We do not observe "no deterioration in his condition. He remains alert but still does not eat", indicated to AFP the president of Sea Sheperd France, Lamya Essemlali.The cetacean, accustomed to cold waters and whose presence in this river is exceptional,...

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08
Aug 2022
Ukraine: Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in the grip of new bombardments

It is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. The site of the Ukrainian nuclear power plant in Zaporizhia was bombed for the second time in just over 24 hours this weekend. As after the previous bombardments of Friday August 5 on these installations located...

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08
Aug 2022
Foot: Xavi Simons, from PSG to PSV to upset Monaco

The Dutch nugget does not seem in a hurry to wait. At 19, this pocket-sized attacking midfielder (1m68) intends to quickly grow on the European scene after having evolved in the shadow of the stars of Paris SG.Three days before Tuesday's duel in the...

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08
Aug 2022
Chad: the junta launches a national dialogue in the absence of important rebel groups

The arrangement, meant to pave the way for a return to civilian rule, was called a "key moment for the people of Chad" by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, who spoke in a video released during the official ceremony in Doha.The UN chief nevertheless insisted...

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08
Aug 2022
Gaza: crossing points open after a truce between Israel and the Islamic Jihad

An AFP reporter saw trucks of fuel entering the Kerem Shalom goods crossing in the southern Gaza Strip. On Saturday, Gaza's only power plant was shut down due to a fuel shortage.The crossings between the Jewish state and the Gaza Strip, closed Tuesday...

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08
Aug 2022
"Martyrdom island" then "forbidden island", Cézembre is reborn from its ashes

"There is a lagoon effect, it's magnificent!", raves Maryse Wilmart, a sixty-year-old from La Rochelle, contemplating the superb sandy beach with turquoise waters, with a unique view of the ramparts of the corsair city. ."But when you see all that behind......

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08
Aug 2022
Russian gas: in Germany, the foggy future of a perfume bottle factory

"We are living in an extraordinary situation," said Murat Agac, executive assistant to the CEO of this German family company, which has seen thirteen generations at its head since 1622."In the event of an end to gas deliveries (...) glass production will...

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08
Aug 2022
Climate and health: three questions about Joe Biden's colossal plan, adopted by the Senate

It is a bill called the "Inflation Reduction Act", the result of difficult negotiations with the right wing of the Democratic Party. This "will change America for decades to come," according to Senate Democrat Leader Chuck Schumer. After 18 months of negotiations...

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07
Aug 2022
Mount Kenya, mythical and decisive region in the Kenyan elections

This vast region that stretches at the foot of an extinct volcano in the center of the country is the most populated, the most influential and the most representative of the complex political mechanisms of this East African state.A must for Vice-President...

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07
Aug 2022
Attack on rue des Rosiers in 1982: only one suspect arrested, claiming his innocence

Extradited in December 2020 by Norway, this 63-year-old naturalized Palestinian Norwegian, whose full name is Walid Abdulrahman Abu Zayed, has since been indicted for murder and attempted murder and imprisoned.French anti-terrorism judges suspect him of being...

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07
Aug 2022
Against the long Covid, the exorbitant and experimental "blood washing" therapy

The second time, Lilas began to feel uneasy. It was September 2021. Two doctors squeezed through the pipes surrounding him and lifted his legs, before cutting off the oven-sized machine, hooked up to his forearms. But the paraphernalia did not deter the thirties....

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07
Aug 2022
US Senate set to pass Biden's grand climate plan

"I think it's going to pass," the Democratic president told reporters on Sunday morning of the more than $430 billion investment plan.The Democrats have a narrow majority in the Senate and only need their votes to pass the text. If approved, the bill...

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07
Aug 2022
Foot: Ligue 1 starts strong, Lille impresses

After the very rough poster on Friday between Lyon and Ajaccio (2-1) and the demonstration of Paris SG, defending champion, in Clermont on Saturday (5-0), the day of Sunday offered new prolific meetings.Losc, in particular, showed good dispositions against...

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07
Aug 2022
Billionaires, irritated by the online tracking of their air journeys

Every year Russian air cargo companies, Saudi aircraft owners or others ask Dan Streufert, founder of the American flight tracking site ADS-B Exchange, to stop publishing their movements. Without success."We haven't taken anything down so far. This is...

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07
Aug 2022
How does the SNCF adapt to heat waves and heat waves?

With the heat waves that follow one another, it is not uncommon for the SNCF to send a few text messages to its users. 'Heat wave alert, possible disruption. Take water if needed,” it read. What disconcert some vacationers, while the link between mercury...

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07
Aug 2022
In Austria, the lost memory of retreating glaciers

Over the course of global warming, "our archives are disappearing", she worries, while examining the ice at her feet which, in some places, mixes with the earth, giving the landscape a grayish appearance.For more than 20 years, Ms. Fischer has been scrutinizing...

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07
Aug 2022
Biden, negative for Covid-19, ends his isolation

The septuagenarian leader can now go to public events "safely" and resume his travels, said his doctor Kevin O'Connor in a letter.'I feel good,” the Democratic president assured reporters with a smile a few moments before taking a helicopter to...

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07
Aug 2022
Four grain-laden ships left Ukrainian ports

"The second convoy with Ukrainian deliveries has just departed from the ports of Odessa and Chornomorsk: three ships from Chornomorsk and another from Odessa," the infrastructure ministry said on Telegram.According to him, the four ships in question are the...

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07
Aug 2022
Hopes of saving the beluga lost in the Seine are dwindling

Asked about the chances of saving the animal, Lamya Essemlali, head of Sea Shepherd, the ocean defense NGO present on the scene, confided that the experts and the authorities were faced with "a challenge", where there has "little hope".Since Friday evening,...

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07
Aug 2022
Quotas, progressive water tariffs, reasoned irrigation, ways to preserve water

'The main source of water we have in France is precipitation,” recalls this specialist in the water cycle and the impacts of climate change in France.During the winter, this precipitation recharges the water tables and feeds the rivers.This year, "all...

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07
Aug 2022
Yvelines: checks on the proper use of water, even in golf

On Friday, it was time to check compliance with water use restrictions."There, it's a bit brutal, because we went from level 1 to 4", resigns Sébastien Garzon, director of the majestic golf course of more than 100 hectares of the castle of Rochefort....

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07
Aug 2022
Gaza: 31 Palestinians killed, rockets fired at Jerusalem

Islamic Jihad said it fired rockets at Jerusalem for the first time since hostilities began on Friday. Like 97% of the projectiles launched from Gaza, they were intercepted by the Israeli anti-missile shield, according to the army.The Jewish state, which...

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07
Aug 2022
Option to euthanize beluga whale 'discarded for now' (Sea Shepherd)

"The option of euthanasia has been ruled out for the moment because at this stage it would be premature because he still has vigor, a curious behavior: he turns his head, he reacts to stimuli, he does not 'is not amorphous and moribund," said Ms. Essemlali,...

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