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Books of the Week

Sunday  19:11,   27 september 2020

10/07/2018 "Capitalism in America: A History" by Alan Greenspan and Adrian Wooldridge 09/30/2018 "Identity" by Francis Fukuyama09/16/2018 "Detroit" (2017) directed by Kathryn Bigelow08/19/2018 "Uncivil Agreement" by Lilliana Mason08/12/2018 "The... >>>

Malaysian Virus Cases Jump Most in Over 2 Weeks After Sabah Vote

Sunday  19:11,   27 september 2020

(Bloomberg) -- Malaysia saw the highest daily surge in coronavirus cases since Sept. 11, with most of them reported in the state of Sabah a day after local elections. The Southeast Asian country confirmed 150 new infections on Sunday, according to... >>>

The Plant Pandemics Just Keep on Coming

Sunday  18:37,   27 september 2020

How the world’s trees got so sickAway from the bright lights and bling, though, something more dignified makes this place unique. Lining its streets and adorning its parks are about 17,000 elm trees. Welcome to Elm City: the last great refuge of... >>>

Prince Charles warns virus may devastate students' futures

Sunday  18:20,   27 september 2020

LONDON (AP) — Prince Charles has warned that up to 1 million young people in Britain may need “urgent help’’ to protect their futures from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, as politicians debated whether to keep British university students from... >>>

Palestinians say two Gaza fishermen shot dead by Egypt

Sunday  18:20,   27 september 2020

Hundreds of mourners on Sunday buried two Gaza fisherman shot dead at sea, as the Palestinian fishing union blamed Egypt and demanded an investigation. Three brothers were fishing on Friday in the Mediterranean Sea off the Gaza Strip, a crowded... >>>

Sudan needs 'deep' debate before any Israel deal: PM

Sunday  18:10,   27 september 2020

Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has said that normalising ties with Israel was a "complicated" issue needing wide debate within society, media reported Sunday. On Saturday, Hamdok was questioned by reporters on the two issues of lifting US >>>

Armenia and Azerbaijan clash over disputed region

Sunday  18:10,   27 september 2020

Long-simmering tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan appear to have flared up in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region, with both sides accusing each other of attacking civilians. © Armenian Defense Ministry/AP A photo released by the Armenian... >>>

Canadian boy rescued by police using night vision from a helicopter

Sunday  18:10,   27 september 2020

Police in Ontario, Canada, used a helicopter, night vision technology and canine teams to find a 6-year-old special needs boy who went missing in a forest near his house. © Ontario Provincial Police Night vision and canine teams helped police in... >>>

Geneva Voters Agree to $25 Minimum Hourly Wage

Sunday  17:31,   27 september 2020

Geneva voted in favor of a minimum hourly wage of 23 francs ($25), the latest effort in Switzerland to ensure people are able to live decently from their salary. © Bloomberg A waitress wearing a protective face mask takes a customer's order at a... >>>

Belarusian police detain protesters as tens of thousands rally against Lukashenko

Sunday  17:31,   27 september 2020

Belarusian police detain protesters as tens of thousands rally against LukashenkoMINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian security forces began detaining people on Sunday as tens of thousands of protesters gathered in Minsk for the seventh straight weekend... >>>

Nagorno-Karabakh: four questions on an endless conflict

Sunday  17:30,   27 september 2020

Since July 12, the tension has risen a notch in the secessionist enclave of Nagorno Karabakh, a territory populated mainly by Armenians and supported by Armenia. On that day, fighting broke out on the northern border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, >>>

Evry-Courcouronnes: a hundred people came to admire Picasso's painting

Sunday  17:15,   27 september 2020

© LP / BS Evry-Courcouronnes, this Saturday, September 26, 2020. The work “Still life with the candle holder”, by Pablo Picasso, was exhibited one day at the Signoret cultural center. To take advantage of it, you had to block your Saturday. Pablo... >>>

Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes: How the world reacted

Sunday  17:11,   27 september 2020

Heavy fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces broke out in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.Amid the rising tensions, the international community has reacted to Sunday’s fighting between the two... >>>

North Korea accuses South Korea of illegally crossing boundary

Sunday  17:11,   27 september 2020

“It arouses our due vigilance as it may lead to another awful incident.” require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Along with its denial, South Korea... >>>

"Disorder, debacle, rebellion": Boris Johnson judged by his family

Sunday  16:25,   27 september 2020

© JESSICA TAYLOR British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the House of Commons in London on September 23, 2020 Return of the Covid-19, difficult post-Brexit negotiations , economy in danger, polls: the period is particularly tumultuous for British... >>>