Coronavirus: UK plans second lockdown

Coronavirus: UK plans second lockdown

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is examining on Monday the possibility of a second lockdown in the face of rising infections that could jeopardize any chance of economic recovery, as the country has taken on heavy debt to revive its economy. Britain has around 6,000 new cases of contamination per day, according to data from the past week, the number of people hospitalized is doubling every eight days, and screening centers are overwhelmed. Transport Minister…

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Central Africans start voting late after three years of crisis

Central Africans start voting late after three years of crisis

The Central Africans began to vote Wednesday morning for a presidential and legislative elections, an important step supposed to get them out of three years of intercommunal violence which has dragged this very poor country into an unprecedented crisis. Central Africans began to vote Wednesday morning for a presidential and legislative elections, an important step supposed to get them out of three years of inter-communal violence that have dragged this very poor country into an…

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Venezuela towards a way out of the crisis?

Venezuela towards a way out of the crisis?

At the edge of the abyss, the country sees the light at the end of the corridor. The Venezuelan government and the opposition have agreed on a timetable for talks aimed at resolving the serious political and economic crisis the country is going through. The Venezuelan government and the opposition have agreed on a timetable for talks to resolve the country’s serious political crisis, Vatican envoy Claudio Maria Celli said on Monday. This announcement was…

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US riots benefit Trump?

US riots benefit Trump?

Should Trump necessarily fear the riots that are escalating across the country? Six months before the elections, can this event dampen his campaign or on the contrary serve as a new springboard while his management of the Covid crisis has been so criticized, including in his rank? Sometimes you have to trust the old sages. It was Dan Rather, the former CBS star journalist, who best summed up the gruesome side of the situation: “I…

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For Erdogan, the fall of the pound results from a “political conspiracy”

For Erdogan, the fall of the pound results from a “political conspiracy”

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that the fall of the Turkish lira was the result of a “political plot” against his country, which will retaliate by seeking “new markets and allies”, while its relations with the United States are in crisis. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that the fall of the Turkish lira was the result of a “political plot” against his country, which will retaliate by seeking “new markets and…

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