France’s Total Energy pumps $1.5 billion into Qatari gas

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France's Total Energy plans to pump $1.5 billion into boosting gas production from Qatar's huge North Field, on top of more than $2 billion...

Electric cars at the Detroit Auto Show? Consumers have questions

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At the Detroit Auto Show earlier this month, General Motors showed off its new electric vehicles, including the Chevrolet Silverado RST EV. DETROIT (AFP) -...

Ford electric motor reinvents historic Michigan plant

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The cab is lowered onto the tire of a battery-powered F-150 Lightning truck at Ford's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, Michigan. Dearborn (United States)...

Inflation swings as Thai elections approach

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The kingdom has been grappling with 14-year-old inflation that has driven up the basic cost of living — coming as the country prepares for...

Cypriot carob farmers harvest ‘black gold’

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Theophanes Christo, 20, and his grandfather Christos Charalambos, 79 (above the tree) harvest carob from a tree in the village of Asgata, southern Cyprus ASGATA...

German bakeries struggle to survive as costs rise

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Bakeries in Germany were among the businesses hit hard by the economic fallout from Russia's invasion of Ukraine BEILITZ (Germany) (AFP) - Faced with an...

Swiss vote on factory farm bans and pension reform

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In 2020, women in Switzerland, on average, received approximately 35% lower pensions than men GENEVA (AFP) - Switzerland voted Sunday on a number of issues,...

UK government lifts ban on gas fracking in England

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Protesters set up a fake gas fracking platform in front of both houses of the British Parliament in 2012 London (AFP) - Britain on Thursday...

Canada launches review to legalize cannabis after four years

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Canada has launched a review of its cannabis law, four years after it legalized its recreational use - celebrated by thousands including this man...

Markets are falling as central banks raise interest rates

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The Bank of England said the British economy had entered a recession as it raised interest rates again to combat inflation New York (AFP) -...

2022 World Cup: traditional dances, unifying speeches, deserted stands … We...

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The match between Qatar and Ecuador kicked off the 22nd edition of the FIFA World Cup, following the opening ceremony. The opening ceremony of the...

Hurricanes: have the coasts of Florida become unlivable?

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Florida is frequently hit by successive hurricanes. Do the thousands of inhabitants still want to rebuild and live again with this risk? Trip Valigorsky's house,...

United States: an independent prosecutor appointed to investigate Donald Trump

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The American billionaire reacted on Friday, denouncing a "political" and "unfair" appointment. Donald Trump, in Palm Beach (Florida), November 15, 2022. (AFP) US Attorney General...

United States: the special prosecutor “will not investigate impartially”, accuses Donald...

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The US Attorney General on Friday appointed a prosecutor to independently investigate the former US president, three days after he announced his intention to...

United States: Elizabeth Holmes, founder of Theranos and fallen star of...

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The 38-year-old entrepreneur claimed to have developed a revolutionary machine for performing blood tests. The scam was exposed in 2015. Elizabeth Holmes, on November 18,...