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The American ambassador in Lisbon accuses Portugal of playing China's game

Sunday  01:25,   27 september 2020

© RFI / Béatrice Léveillé The American ambassador in Lisbon accuses the country of playing China's game, and asks in an interview with s' move away. On the eve of a visit by the US Under Secretary of State for the Economy to Portugal, and in the... >>>

Lebanon: fighting between security forces and extremist Islamist groups in the north of the country

Sunday  01:15,   27 september 2020

© ANWAR AMRO / AFP A member of the Lebanese security forces (photo illustration). Violent fighting pitted the Lebanese security forces against extremist Islamist groups on Saturday September 26 in northern Lebanon, not far from the border with... >>>

Inter at the end of the show

Sunday  01:00,   27 september 2020

© Supplied by Sports.fr Lukaku-Martinez After a crazy match punctuated by seven goals, Inter Milan managed to tear themselves away to beat Fiorentina (4- 3, Serie A matchday 2). A real fireworks display. There were goals and spectacle this Saturday >>>

Demonstration in Fredericton as private abortion clinic to lose its doctor

Saturday  23:11,   26 september 2020

FREDERICTON — A doctor who runs a private abortion clinic in Fredericton says he can't afford to continue subsidizing the service and is leaving the practice for another job at the end of this month. Dr. Adrian Edgar says he's applied for a... >>>

Curling returns to play in a pandemic by rediscovering its roots

Saturday  23:06,   26 september 2020

So much about what makes curling special is community. When curlers and fans talk about this quirky, roaring game one of the first things that enters the conversation is how social the sport is – how in communities across the land there are curling... >>>

Montreal demonstrators demand climate justice a year after Greta Thunberg speech

Saturday  23:06,   26 september 2020

MONTREAL — Demonstrators gathered in downtown Montreal on Saturday to protest planetary warming on the Global Day of Action for Climate Justice. The coalition behind the event is calling for net zero emissions by 2030, one item on a slate of demands >>>

One year after Lubrizol, a demonstration denounces the lack of transparency of the authorities

Saturday  22:40,   26 september 2020

© LOU BENOIST / AFP Several hundred people marched in the streets of Rouen on Saturday afternoon, one year to the day after the fire which ravaged the Lubrizol factory. They believe that they have not been sufficiently informed about the health... >>>

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sept. 26

Saturday  21:00,   26 september 2020

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 12:18 p.m. EDT on Sept. 26, 2020: There are 151,589 confirmed cases in Canada. _ Quebec: 71,005 confirmed (including 5,821 deaths, 60,660 resolved) _ Ontario: 49,340 confirmed (including >>>

Attack in Paris: the winding path of Hassan A., the main suspect

Saturday  21:00,   26 september 2020

© Denis ALLARD Paris, September 25, 2020. Near the former editorial office of the Charlie Hebdo newspaper and in front of the Premiers Lines premises, at daylight of a stabbing attack on two people rue Nicolas Appert (11th arrondissement).... >>>

Lebanon: the Prime Minister designate gives up forming a new government

Saturday  19:15,   26 september 2020

© Provided by Le Point The Lebanese Prime Minister designate announced on Saturday that he was giving up, for lack of consensus, to form a new government intended to save the country from one of the worst economic crises in its history almost two... >>>

COMMENTARY: After vapid throne speech and address, it’s hard to see why prorogation was necessary

Saturday  19:01,   26 september 2020

The throne speech and Justin Trudeau's subsequent address reveal that proroguing Parliament was just an attempt to deflect from the Liberals' scandals, Rob Breakenridge says.Now that we’ve finally seen and heard the much-hyped throne speech... >>>

Mandryk: NDP might need twist of fate to alter upcoming campaign

Saturday  19:01,   26 september 2020

By the third term, the NDP was supposed to have “unmasked” the Saskatchewan Party, convincing the electorate it is something voters shouldn’t want. That clearly hasn’t happened … notwithstanding the argument by New Democrats or simply policy... >>>

“Shame on you”: Boris Becker shares against the tabloid “Bild” from

Saturday  18:30,   26 september 2020

Tennis legend Boris Becker is on trial in London because of insolvency proceedings. The "Bild" publishes details - and Becker reacts on Twitter. © Photo: dpa / Aaron Chown / PA Wire Boris Becker appears with a mask in front of a court in London on... >>>

Marquinhos: “I like playing in the middle more and more”

Saturday  18:30,   26 september 2020

© Supplied by Sofoot Marqui 'confides. Marquinhos, the new captain of Paris-SG, took advantage of an interview with Le Parisien to discuss in particular his new status, his position, but also to review his experience of the Covid-19 and defend his... >>>