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Amazon city of Manaus may have reached 'herd immunity': study

Thursday  01:45,   24 september 2020

The Brazilian city of Manaus, which was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic, may have suffered so many infections that its population now benefits from "herd immunity," according to a preliminary study. Published on the website medRxiv, the study >>>

UK PM Johnson calls on leaders to build back greener after coronavirus

Thursday  01:36,   24 september 2020

UK PM Johnson calls on leaders to build back greener after coronavirusAddressing the United Nations' climate action round-table, Johnson will say via videolink that the summit also offers world leaders an opportunity to announce new and enhanced... >>>

Belarus: dozens of arrests after Lukashenko's surprise inauguration

Thursday  01:15,   24 september 2020

© Provided by Le Point More than 150 arrests: Belarusian police dispersed opposition demonstrations on Wednesday against the unexpected swearing-in of Belarusian President Alexandre Loukachenko , confronted with a movement of historical protest.... >>>

Russian financial sector: Internet giant Yandex takes over major Moscow bank

Thursday  01:00,   24 september 2020

© AFP The Russian Internet giant Yandex wants to take over the innovative money house and thus starts an attack on the state-run Sberbank. The multi-billion dollar deal is an indication of the battle between online services and banks in Russia.... >>>

Bolivia Leader Criticizes Argentina at UN for Harboring Morales

Thursday  00:35,   24 september 2020

Bolivia’s interim leader Jeanine Anez criticized the government of Argentina for harboring former President Evo Morales, who she accuses of conspiring to foment unrest in her country. “By what right do they harbor a violent conspiracy by Evo Morales >>>

Pompeo: China targeting parent-teacher associations for influence operations

Thursday  00:35,   24 september 2020

Chinese communist officials are targeting state officials and local communities for influence operations designed to offset the hawkish policies emerging from Washington, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. © Provided by Washington Examiner >>>

Macron greets Juliette Gréco who joins the "Pantheon of French song"

Thursday  00:25,   24 september 2020

© AFP Juliette Gréco passed away on Wednesday at the age of 93. In a tweet, Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to "the muse of Saint- Germain-des-Prés ", a true icon of French song. Emmanuel Macron praised the "elegance and freedom" of Juliette Gréco,... >>>

Students stuck in US struggle with remote Shanghai learning

Wednesday  23:41,   23 september 2020

For students who normally live in Shanghai, China, going back to school with remote learning from half a world away in the United States has its downs — and a few ups. As China's schools reopen this fall and students head back to the classroom, it's >>>

Resilience amid violence: Author digs into El Salvador's and his family's past

Wednesday  23:20,   23 september 2020

Seeing a 6-year-old in an immigrant detention center draw a searing image set Roberto Lovato on a journey to understand his native country.“Here is how I hope we can live here,” said David, a 6-year-old in detention with his mother in Karnes City,... >>>

Alexei Navalny mocks Putin after the Russian leader reportedly suggested he poisoned himself with a nerve agent

Wednesday  22:36,   23 september 2020

Putin's critics and opponents have routinely been poisoned and some have been killed. Navalny is seemingly the latest victim.Navalny mocked Putin over the reported suggestion in an Instagram... >>>

Best Man Jailed for Bungled Plot to Murder Groom That Saw Bride Gunned Down Instead

Wednesday  22:35,   23 september 2020

Ndella Jack was shot 19 times as she lay in bed by assassins who had been targeting her husband who she had married just 12 days earlier.Ndella Jack, who was 18, died in a hail of bullets as she lay on her bed talking to her friend on the phone at... >>>

ECOWAS likely to decide on lifting Mali sanctions Friday

Wednesday  22:35,   23 september 2020

The West African bloc ECOWAS will likely decide on Friday whether to lift potentially crippling sanctions imposed on Mali after last month's coup, its mediator said. West African leaders have heaped pressure on the ruling military junta to... >>>

Channel Tunnel Spat Risks Severing Crucial U.K.-France Rail Link

Wednesday  22:35,   23 september 2020

The Channel Tunnel rail link that moves more than 20 million people between the England and France each year could see “significant disruption” if a tussle over its jurisdiction isn’t resolved by Dec. 31, according to a report by U.K. lawmakers. ©... >>>

Russian opposition politician blasts 'two dictatorships'

Wednesday  22:35,   23 september 2020

Banishing enemies, fraudulent polls and politically motivated poisonings are all too familiar for Vladimir Kara-Murza, vice president of the Free Russia Foundation, who spoke to The World's host Marco Werman.In this file photo, Russian... >>>

Germany warns against travel to three further French regions, Lisbon

Wednesday  22:30,   23 september 2020

Germany warns against travel to three further French regions, LisbonThe Foreign Ministry published the updates to its website on Wednesday evening. Germany warns against travel to regions within the European Union where the rate of COVID-19... >>>