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Curevac IPO should bring up to 245 million dollars

Monday  17:52,   10 august 2020

© Sebastian Gollnow / dpa The biotech company Curevac goes public - that should bring in up to 245 million US dollars. The planned US IPO of the biotech company Curevac, which is researching a corona vaccine, is expected to bring in up to 245... >>>

Clashes in Belarus: 3000 arrests and dozens of protesters injured

Monday  17:16,   10 august 2020

© SERGEI GAPON / AFP Three thousand anti-government demonstrators, including a thousand in Minsk, were arrested and dozens of people injured during the night from Sunday to Monday in the following a controversial presidential election. In Belarus,... >>>

Have you spotted a satellite dish on a beaver dam? Here's why it's happening

Monday  16:03,   10 august 2020

Brian Edwards was driving to work along Onion Lake Road in Thunder Bay, Ont., one morning in May when he saw something that made him question if he'd had enough coffee before leaving the house. "It's a beaver pond," he explained, "so kind of >>>

Michel Drucker: this flirting technique which worked every time with the girls

Monday  15:55,   10 august 2020

© Starface Michel Drucker: this flirting technique which worked every time with the girls Michel Drucker grew up in Vire, a small Norman town, that he never forgot. Two of his relatives confided in him. And one of his childhood friends made a funny >>>

Lebanon: Beirut's architectural heritage in danger after the double explosion

Monday  15:25,   10 august 2020

It is not only the future of Beirut that has darkened with the double explosion on Tuesday. The murderous and devastating drama did not spare what was left of the glorious past of the Lebanese capital, striking museums and historic buildings with... >>>

Contested re-election of Lukashenko: the anger of Belarusians in ten photos

Monday  15:25,   10 august 2020

© AFP / LESKIEC In Minsk, police officers specializing in demonstrations question a protestor, after the publication of polls taken out of the polls giving the current president the winner. A night of anger in Belarus, after a re-election so feared >>>

Melting glaciers will bring instability to more than 1 million Albertans' water supply

Monday  15:07,   10 august 2020

A first-of-its kind study from the University of British Columbia has found that melting glaciers will bring water shortages to one-in-four people living in Alberta. The study, which was published in the journal of Nature Climate Change on Aug. 3,... >>>

Egypt, Morocco… The cases of Covid-19 multiply

Monday  15:05,   10 august 2020

While their championships resumed at the beginning of the month, several Egyptian and Moroccan clubs are facing the appearance of cases of Covid-19. © Supplied by Football 365 AL-MASRY_ONZE_090820 Barely relaunched, the Egyptian Premier League is... >>>

US representative offers support to Taiwan on historic visit

Monday  13:30,   10 august 2020

TAIWAN-USA: US representative offers support to Taiwan on historic visit © Reuters / POOL New US REPRESENTATIVE OFFERS SUPPORT TO TAIWAN ON A HISTORIC TAIPEI VISIT (Reuters) - U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar on Monday conveyed President Donald... >>>

The incredible photo of cows stuck on a roof in South Korea

Monday  13:25,   10 august 2020

© AFP On Sunday, August 9, cows were stranded on a roof in Gurye, South Korea, following flooding. Dozens of cows found themselves stranded on roofs after the floods in South Korea, this Sunday, August 9, 2020, forcing the authorities to carry out... >>>

On foot, by running or by bike: the mask is compulsory in certain districts of Paris from this Monday

Monday  12:45,   10 august 2020

© Copyright 2020, L'Obs After Brussels and Madrid, wearing a mask becomes compulsory from 8 a.m. on Monday 10 August in certain very busy districts of Paris where the strict application of this measure to fight against the coronavirus could come up >>>