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Institute - The government's stimulus package is partially damaging the economy

Friday  10:42,   14 august 2020

© Reuters / POOL News conference after coalition meetings over stimulus measures in Berlin Berlin (Reuters) - According to a study, the federal government's stimulus package in the fight against the corona crisis is partially damaging the economy . >>>

Mali: Imam Dicko in turn received by the sheriff of Nioro Bouyé Haïdara

Friday  07:25,   14 august 2020

© REUTERS / Matthieu Rosier Mahmoud Dicko. The two men have known each other for a long time. With our correspondent in Bamako, Coralie Pierret Political visits continue to the Cherif of Nioro, in the north-west of the country. The religious guide... >>>

The DRC loses five billion dollars each year in tax exemptions

Friday  07:25,   14 august 2020

© Pascal Mulegwa / RFI Jules Alingete-Key is the new Inspector General of Finance. It was his first media release. The tax exemptions inherited from the former regime of Joseph Kabila deprive the state of means, according to the General... >>>

Coronavirus. North Korea lifts containment after case deemed inconclusive

Friday  07:25,   14 august 2020

© AFP / KCNA / STR Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, August 13, 2020. Two weeks after the implementation of "a maximum emergency system "Following the discovery of a first suspected case of Covid-19, the containment measures in the city of Kaesong, North... >>>

Canada adds 390 new coronavirus cases, 9 more deaths as provinces warn of surges

Friday  05:16,   14 august 2020

British Columbia, which nearly led the country in new cases for the first time in months, is warning people to change their behaviour to avoid a massive growth in new infections by September.To date, Canada has now seen 121,174 lab-confirmed cases... >>>

Alessandra Sublet treated as a cougar: she meets the haters!

Friday  03:40,   14 august 2020

In a relationship with a man younger than herself, Alessandra Sublet responded with humor to her detractors. © Reynaud Julien / APS-Medias / ABACA Alessandra Sublet treated as a cougar: she responds to haters! At the start of confinement, she had... >>>

Italy: Horse dies while riding tourists in 36 degrees

Friday  03:05,   14 august 2020

© Wikimedia cc - Jorge Royan The horse was pulling a carriage that could carry five people, plus the driver. “A national disgrace. The Italian deputy Michela Vittoria Brambilla, former minister of Silvio Berlusconi, does not mince his words, this... >>>

Ontario education minister 'unlocks' $500M to improve distancing, ventilation for back-to-school

Friday  02:55,   14 august 2020

Ontario Education Minister Stephen Lecce says he's "unlocked" $500 million in funding to enhance physical distancing and improve air quality as multiple teachers' unions claim the province's current plan violates provincial health and... >>>

Heritage group applauds revamped design for Chateau Laurier addition

Friday  01:42,   14 august 2020

OTTAWA — A long-stalled addition to the Chateau Laurier is closer to being built following an agreement between the historic hotel's owners and a heritage group that fought initial plans. Heritage Ottawa says a new design for the addition would... >>>

Stronach family settles feud that divided founder Frank and daughter Belinda

Friday  01:42,   14 august 2020

TORONTO — A high-profile feud among members of the Stronach family has been resolved out of court, ending a potentially messy legal drama. Under a settlement announced Thursday by The Stronach Group, control of the family fortune is basically split... >>>

Israeli Benjamin Netanyahu, master of the art of political survival

Friday  01:06,   14 august 2020

© Provided by Le Point Most enduring of all prime ministers in Israel's history, Benjamin Netanyahu is a "magician" of political survival , a past master in the art of being returned to his post despite harsh criticism and his legal troubles. With... >>>

Is it safe to eat at restaurants? What to know about Canada’s onion recall

Thursday  23:30,   13 august 2020

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency continues to expand its recall on onions from the U.S., with the latest one impacting much of western Canada.More than 230 Canadians have fallen ill with salmonella and another 29 have been hospitalized, prompting >>>

Belarus: women unite against violence

Thursday  23:05,   13 august 2020

© Sergei Gapon, AFP Women dressed in white protest against police violence on Wednesday August 12 in Minsk. Thousands of women gather every day, all over the country, to demand an end to the violence of the police of Lukashenko, the disputed winner >>>

Covid-19: calls are increasing to generalize the wearing of a mask in business

Thursday  22:40,   13 august 2020

Calls from specialists are increasing to make the wearing of a mask compulsory in companies, where many sources of contamination have been detected. © afp.com/CLEMENT MAHOUDEAU People wear the mask in a shopping center in Marseille, July 20, 2020... >>>

These cross-border couples are considering drastic measures to be together

Thursday  22:27,   13 august 2020

Thousands of couples across Canada are calling on the federal government to ease international travel restrictions to help them reunite after months apart. Ottawa imposed the rules at the start of the pandemic shutdown in March, however, the border... >>>