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Iraq now has a complete government

Saturday  20:55,   06 june 2020

© Provided by Le Point Iraqi deputies gave their confidence on Saturday to seven new ministers, notably allocating the key oil portfolio in one of the countries richest in black gold in the world. This vote thus allows Prime Minister Moustafa... >>>

Egypt proposes a new plan for Libya, Marshal Haftar agrees on a cease-fire

Saturday  20:50,   06 june 2020

© Egyptian Presidency, AFP Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sissi (right), alongside Libyan Marshal Khalifa Haftar, May 9, 2019 in Cairo. After discussions on Saturday in Cairo with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al Sissi, Marshal Haftar, a... >>>

A new Netflix documentary deals with the abuse scandal surrounding Jeffrey Epstein

Saturday  19:50,   06 june 2020

© Getty Images Netflix tip: Documentation "Jeffrey Epstein: Stinkreichreich" Getty Images Actually, little was known about Jeffrey Epstein. Except that he was more than financially secure. To put it in the words of the new Netflix documentation... >>>

Presidential election in Burundi: the CNL is still contesting the results

Saturday  18:55,   06 june 2020

© REUTERS / Clovis Guy Siboniyo The leader of the opposition and presidential candidate Agathon Rwasa escorted by the police when he arrived at a polling station in Ngozi on 20 May 2020. In Burundi, after the proclamation of the final election... >>>

Spahn and Baerbock welcome growing willingness to donate organs

Saturday  15:30,   06 june 2020

© Mauro Pimentel Federal Minister of Health Jens Spahn (CDU) and Greens boss Annalena Baerbock have welcomed the growing willingness to donate organs in Germany. They both commented on the day of organ donation this Saturday. Federal Minister of... >>>

Merkel sees double strategy as stimulus package

Saturday  13:06,   06 june 2020

© John MACDOUGALL Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) sees the federal government's stimulus package as a double strategy consisting of short-term measures against the economic downturn and longer-term measures against climate change and digitalization. >>>

Biden officially secures nomination for the US Democrats

Saturday  12:45,   06 june 2020

Democrat Joe Biden claims he has secured the votes necessary for his party's presidential candidacy. © Photo: Susan Walsh / AP / dpa Joe Biden wants to become President of the United States in November. It can now be considered certain that he will >>>

Central African Republic: The peace agreement very weakened

Saturday  06:45,   06 june 2020

The 3R movement suspended its participation in the 2019 agreement after a warning from the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic © Anthony Fouchard / SIPA A soldier from Minusca in Bangui... >>>

Macron-Xi Jinping interview on the pandemic, Africa and the climate

Saturday  06:45,   06 june 2020

© Provided by Le Point French President Emmanuel Macron and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping had a long interview on Friday management of the pandemic, aid to Africa and climate and biodiversity issues, announced the Elysee. During this exchange, >>>

Prince Philip, plans for his 99th birthday revealed

Saturday  03:25,   06 june 2020

Prince Philip will celebrate his 99th birthday next Wednesday in Windsor, in the midst of a coronavirus epidemic. © REX / SIPA Prince Philip in the grounds of Windsor Castle, May 9, 2019 If his very large family wanted to surround him and kiss him... >>>

Di Maio in Berlin: Italy hopes for German tourists

Saturday  03:15,   06 june 2020

© provided by Euronews Italy has opened its borders again and hopes for tourists from abroad after the difficult time of the Corona crisis. Italian Foreign Minister Luigi di Maio from the once very European-critical "five-star movement" met his... >>>

Iran: the stock of enriched uranium exceeds by almost eight times the authorized limit

Saturday  01:10,   06 june 2020

© AFP / Iranian Presidency A year ago, the Iranian presidency unveiled a photo of President Hassan Rohani during the "nuclear day" in Tehran . Iran remains adamant in the face of concerns over its nuclear... >>>

The head of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb killed in Mali by French forces

Saturday  01:05,   06 june 2020

© - The leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), the Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdal in an unidentified place, July 26, 2010 Al Qaeda leader in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), Algerian Abdelmalek Droukdal, was killed by French forces in northern... >>>

Paris: eight months in prison for one of the participants in the demonstration against police violence

Saturday  00:05,   06 june 2020

© LP / Philippe DE POULPIQUET Paris XVIIth, this Tuesday. More than 20,000 people gathered against police violence on Tuesday evening at the collective's call for Adama Traoré. Some overflows broke out at the end of the demonstration. Justice... >>>

Peter Altmaier hands over funding decision: Minister threads a nonwoven production

Friday  23:50,   05 june 2020

© Andreas Helfer Minister of Economic Affairs Peter Altmaier handed over a funding letter for 3.4 million euros to Innovatec GmbH, which produces fleece for protective masks. It's one thing with the protective masks: When the number of corona... >>>