Thousands evacuated as typhoon pounds Japan

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Typhoon Nanmadol brought torrential rain, high waves and strong winds to southern Japan Minamata (Japan) (AFP) - Thousands took shelter in southwest Japan on Sunday...

Death toll rises in Iran protests as internet services are cut off

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The killing of Mahsa Amini, 22, in the custody of the Iranian morality police, sparked a wave of violent demonstrations. Paris (AFP) - At least...

UN accuses Taliban of harassing female employees in Afghanistan

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The Taliban have imposed strict rules on the behavior of women in Afghanistan since their return to power in 2021, particularly with regard to...

Imran Khan suggests army chief’s term should be ‘extended until elections’

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Former Prime Minister and Chief of PTI Imran Khan on Monday proposed extending the term of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed...

China: despite the resumption of Covid-19, Beijing regains its marathon after three years of...

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Between 15,000 and 20,000 people took the start of the Beijing marathon on Sunday, November 6, in Tiananmen Square. Apart from the parenthesis of...

China doubles down on coal as energy crunch bites

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Coal loading onto trains at a coal plant in Huaibei, east China's Anhui Province, on June 23, 2022 - Coal power still makes up...

UN raises death toll from Kabul classroom bombing to 35 as women protest ‘genocide’

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The death toll of the United Nations mission in the attack on the Kaj Higher Education Center is much higher than the death toll...

Japan to lift COVID restrictions on foreign tourists from October

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida (2-L) poses with John Tuttle (R), Vice Chairman of the NYSE Group, before the closing bell at the New...

Iran vows ‘decisive action’ in wave of women-led protests

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Iranian female protesters remove their headscarves during a demonstration in the city of Savah, in an image taken from an online video made available...

Covid-19: China is not done with the virus… and with the restrictions

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In China, the Covid-19 is starting again: the epidemic is even at its highest level for six months. No more question therefore of relaxing...

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,...