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Wear masks in public, says WHO in new coronavirus advice

Saturday  11:01,   06 june 2020

The World Health Organization Friday changed its advice on face masks amid the coronavirus pandemic, saying they should be worn in places where the virus is widespread and physical distancing is difficult. "In light of evolving evidence, WHO advises >>>

Taiwan: the epilogue of the presidential campaign takes place in Kaohsiung

Saturday  11:00,   06 june 2020

© REUTERS / Tyrone Siu Han Kuo-yu, in Taipei on January 9, 2020. Sulfurous politician, subscribed to misogynist outings, Han Kuo-yu also worries many Taiwanese for its ambiguous positions against Beijing. This is the epilogue of the Taiwanese... >>>

Arctic fuel spill: First stage of cleanup completed, Russian state media says

Saturday  10:50,   06 june 2020

Emergency services in Russia have completed the first stage of a major cleanup operation after 20,000 tons of fuel spilled into a river in the Siberian city of Norilsk. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Beauty and the Beast: Deutsche Wohnen instead of Lufthansa - what the change in the Dax reveals about Germany

Saturday  10:40,   06 june 2020

The descent of Lufthansa and the rise of Deutsche Wohnen in the Dax stock index is not just an economic story. It's about emotions. A comment. © Photo: Christian Charisius / dpa Flying is luxury, everyone has to live. A passenger plane approaching... >>>

Beauty and the Beast: Deutsche Wohnen instead of Lufthansa - what the change in the Dax reveals about Germany

Saturday  10:40,   06 june 2020

The descent of Lufthansa and the rise of Deutsche Wohnen in the Dax stock index is not just an economic story. It's about emotions. A comment. © Photo: Christian Charisius / dpa Flying is luxury, everyone has to live. A passenger plane approaching... >>>

Today in History: June 6

Saturday  10:10,   06 june 2020

Today in History: June... >>>

Sweden coronavirus: Expert defends strategy, but admits failing to protect the elderly

Saturday  10:10,   06 june 2020

The architect of Sweden's coronavirus response has defended the country's controversial decision not to go into lockdown, while admitting "improvements" could be made with the benefit of hindsight. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

Death of George Floyd: despite the bans, rallies planned in Paris

Saturday  10:10,   06 june 2020

© BERTRAND GUAY / AFP Two rallies in tribute to George Floyd scheduled for Saturday afternoon in front of the US embassy in Paris have been banned by the prefecture which invokes the sensitivity of the gathering place and the coronavirus crisis... >>>

Tributes to George Floyd: "Some extremists want to import the riots in France"

Saturday  10:10,   06 june 2020

© STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP A few hours from two Parisian rallies against banned police violence, police commander Christophe Rouget believes at the microphone of Europe 1 that "certain left extremists" want to reproduce in France the riots that... >>>

Bolsonaro calls WHO 'political,' threatens Brazil exit

Saturday  09:10,   06 june 2020

Bolsonaro calls WHO 'political,' threatens Brazil exitIn comments to journalists broadcast on CNN Brasil, Bolsonaro also said hydroxychloroquine "is back" after "sham" studies regarding its efficacy were... >>>

China targets land grabs, forced evictions in new law

Saturday  08:40,   06 june 2020

Farmers in China have faced forced evictions and illicit land grabs for decades -- sources of social unrest that the government is finally trying to address in a major shake-up of its property law. Millions of hectares of rural land were taken away... >>>

Afghanistan: The Americans resume strikes against the Taliban

Saturday  08:40,   06 june 2020

The withdrawal of foreign troops by May 2021 will be in exchange for security guarantees from the insurgents. Violence has resumed for the moment © CHINA NEW / SIPA Afghan soldiers in Ghazni on May 18, 2020. RAID - The withdrawal of foreign troops... >>>

Venezuela's Supreme Court says congress failed to name electoral authorities

Saturday  08:26,   06 june 2020

Venezuela's Supreme Court says congress failed to name electoral authoritiesThe court declared the National Assembly's decisions null and void shortly after the opposition won control of the body in late 2015. With new legislative elections due... >>>

'We want to breathe, too': solidarity from Iraq

Saturday  07:35,   06 june 2020

Seventeen years after US troops invaded their country and eight months since protests engulfed their cities, Iraqis are sending solidarity, warnings and advice to demonstrators across America. "Here, we joke about dark skin but in America, being... >>>

Ministry of Justice: 150,000 more investigations by NetzDG

Saturday  05:50,   06 june 2020

The tightening of the Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) ​​will, according to estimates by the Federal Ministry of Justice, result in 150,000 additional investigations per year. © Photo: Kay Nietfeld / dpa Christine Lambrecht (SPD), Federal Minister... >>>