Tag Archives: Monde

#VOA. | historic victory of the extreme right in the legislative elections

This earthquake comes two weeks after the one which, in Sweden, saw the victory of a conservative bloc. After Sweden, the far right has made a new breakthrough in Europe with the victory of Giorgia Meloni in Sunday’s legislative elections in Italy, where for the first time since 1945 a …

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#REUTERS. | More than 20,000 dead on American roads since January

From January to June 2022, 20,175 people lost their lives in road accidents across the United States, official sources learned on Monday. This is the highest number of traffic fatalities over this period in the country since 2006, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Road deaths jumped …

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#VOA. | Bad weather kills more than 1,000 in Pakistan

Flooding caused by heavy rains has claimed more than 1,000 lives in Pakistan and left tens of thousands homeless. The authorities expect a new deluge on Sunday caused by the flooding of the rivers. Fed by dozens of rivers and mountain streams that burst their banks following record rains and …

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#VOA. | Republican elected Liz Cheney, Trump’s sworn enemy, defeated in the primaries

Republican elected Liz Cheney, spokesperson for anti-Trump Republicans, pledged on Tuesday to “do everything” so that the former president never again accesses the White House, after losing a primary against a protected from the billionaire. “I will do whatever it takes to ensure that Donald Trump never approaches the Oval …

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#VOA. | Polio virus detected in sewage in New York

“Detection of Polio Virus in New York City Wastewater Samples Disturbing, But Not Surprising”said Mary Bassett, a state health official, in a statement. In mid-July, a case of polio was recorded in Rockland County, a few dozen kilometers north of Manhattan. It was the first case of polio in the …

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#VOA. | Guterres denounces the “greed” of oil and gas multinationals

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday denounced the “greed” of big oil and gas companies that are making record profits “on the backs of the poorest” thanks to the crisis caused by the war in Ukraine, calling on governments to tax them. “It is immoral that oil and gas companies …

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#REUTERS. | Junta executes four pro-democracy activists

Burma’s ruling military junta announced on Monday that it had executed four pro-democracy activists accused of helping carry out “terrorist acts”, the first executions in decades in the country, which drew widespread condemnation. Sentenced to death after closed trials in January and April, the four prisoners were accused of helping …

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#REUTERS. | Pope arrives in Canada to apologize to indigenous peoples

Pope Francis arrived in Canada on Sunday for a week-long trip where he will apologize for past abuses suffered by indigenous children in schools entrusted by the government to the Catholic Church. The 85-year-old pontiff arrived in Edmonton, the capital of the province of Alberta, in the west of the …

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#REUTERS. | Poor Americans further impoverished by gambling

A national survey of lotteries in the United States found that lottery ticket retailers are disproportionately concentrated in poor communities in nearly every state. The survey, conducted by the Howard Center for Investigative Journalism – an organization dedicated to investigative journalism – at the University of Maryland, proves that, through …

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#VOA. | there will be a trial of health professionals

Argentines will know how their “God” died. Eight health professionals will be tried for manslaughter with aggravating circumstances, potential negligence, at the end of the investigation into the death in 2020 of Diego Maradona, with a worn body, alone on a convalescent bed. A judge from San Isidro (north of …

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#VOA. | G7 summit in Germany: import ban on Russian gold

The leaders of the G7 countries set the tone for their summit, which begins Sunday in southern Germany, and will be largely devoted to the war in Ukraine, by announcing to extend sanctions against Moscow to the import of Russian gold. This is the first signal of support for Ukraine …

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#VOA. | No, the elephant Happy is not a person, decides the New York justice

As “intelligent” as she is, the elephant Happy is not a person and cannot benefit from human rights, ruled the highest court of the State of New York, putting an end to a battle as much ethical as legal. The New York Court of Appeals had been seized of an …

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#REUTERS. | European Commission boss promises Kyiv an answer within a week

Ursula von der Leyen promised on Saturday, during a visit to Kyiv, that the European Commission would deliver its opinion on Ukraine’s application for membership of the European Union by the end of next week. During a joint press conference with Ukrainian President Volodimir Zelensky, the President of the European …

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#VOA. | Friendly classic Real Madrid-FC Barcelona in Las Vegas

A clasico in Las Vegas: Real Madrid, winners of the last Champions League, and FC Barcelona will face off in a pre-season friendly match on July 23, as part of a tour of the United States, which will also take part Juventus Turin. The Soccer Champions Tour, which will take …

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#VOA. | North Korea fired ballistic missile, South Korean military says

North Korea has launched at least one ballistic missile into waters off its eastern coast, the South Korean military said on Sunday, the latest in a long series of tests. “North Korea fired one or more unidentified ballistic missiles in the East Sea,” South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said, …

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