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Euro finance ministers' talks on aid to Italy canceled

Wednesday  17:05,   08 april 2020

© Francois Lenoir / Reuters European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels. "Europe has to stand together in this difficult hour," wrote the SPD politician on Twitter. Together with his French counterpart... >>>

BMW manufactures protective masks - close ranks with Bavaria

Wednesday  17:01,   08 april 2020

© Reuters / Andreas Gebert FILE PHOTO: The logo of German car manufacturer BMW is seen on the company headquarters in Munich Munich (Reuters) - BMW wants to strengthen its ties with the state of Bavaria emerge from the corona crisis. CEO Oliver... >>>

The experts guiding the world through the coronavirus pandemic

Wednesday  16:56,   08 april 2020

Doctors, researchers, even an army officer: the coronavirus pandemic has brought a diverse cast of experts into the media spotlight.A cyclist with a sign reading '#PrayforBoris' rides through Westminster on April 7, in London. Prime Minister Boris... >>>

Are fabric masks really effective? Michel Cymes gives his opinion

Wednesday  16:55,   08 april 2020

© SEBASTIEN SALOM-GOMIS / SIPA Are fabric masks really effective? Michel Cymes gives his opinion In Allô Docteurs on Snapchat, Michel Cymes gave his opinion on the effectiveness of fabric masks acclaimed by many French people due to the shortage of >>>

DAX in the red - Virus worries and disappointment over Europe depress exchanges

Wednesday  16:40,   08 april 2020

© Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters The fact that the finance ministers of the euro zone could not agree on a corona aid package, especially for Italy, "also causes a depressed mood" , added market analyst Milan Cutkovic from broker house AxiTrader. Dax... >>>

About half of the world’s 1.4 million confirmed coronavirus cases are in Europe

Wednesday  16:35,   08 april 2020

Coronavirus cases in Europe account for around half of the global total, which surged past 1.4 million overnight. “As of today, Europe remains very much at the center of the pandemic -- and on the one hand we have reason to be optimistic, and on the >>>

Pope: Coronavirus pandemic could be nature's response to climate crisis

Wednesday  16:26,   08 april 2020

Pope Francis has said the coronavirus pandemic is one of "nature's responses" to humans ignoring the current ecological crisis. © Provided by CNN papa francisco roma coronavirus caminata crucifijo peste huston orig_00000105.jpg In an email... >>>

A new battle zone for the coronavirus looms: the developing world

Wednesday  16:06,   08 april 2020

People in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second-largest city, are coming together in the face of a possible catastrophe.Sanitation workers in Mandalay, a hub in northern Myanmar, gear up to spray disinfectant on city... >>>

This is how our European neighbors envisage deconfinement

Wednesday  15:42,   08 april 2020

© Reuters Austria and Denmark have recently announced their deconfinement plan. These first examples show that the return to a normal life is not for now. In Europe and France. Austria and Denmark have recently announced their deconfinement plans.... >>>

In full containment, Macron creates a crowd during a trip to Seine-Saint-Denis

Wednesday  15:41,   08 april 2020

© Copyright 2020, L'Obs The image did not fail to react on social networks, while France is entered its fourth week of confinement. On leaving the multidisciplinary health center in Pantin (Seine-Saint-Denis), Emmanuel Macron found himself, without >>>

The Tate Modern shares a virtual tour of its retrospective "Andy Warhol"

Wednesday  15:20,   08 april 2020

© Image Courtesy of Tate Britain Andy Warhol, "Self Portrait" (1986) The exhibition "Andy Warhol" was on display in London when the gallery group Tate has decided to close its institutions to the public, at least until May, following the spread of... >>>

François Hollande moves the internet users with a nice message dedicated to his father

Wednesday  15:00,   08 april 2020

© SIPA François Hollande moves the internet users with a nice message dedicated to his father The father of the former head of state died this weekend in the age of 96. Her son paid her a poignant last tribute last night on Twitter. François... >>>

Coronavirus: 52% of French people dream of going back to cinema

Wednesday  14:45,   08 april 2020

While confinement in France lasts, according to a study carried out at the end of March, "going to the cinema" is already missing in 52.2% of French people. © D.R. Coronavirus: 52% of French people dream of going back to the cinema A study carried... >>>

Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown; Emotional toll of virus surges

Wednesday  14:35,   08 april 2020

The economic, political and psychological toll of fighting the virus is becoming clear.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spent a second night in intensive care, the first major world leader confirmed to have COVID-19. His condition was stable,... >>>

Qatar: foreign workers still more vulnerable to the coronavirus

Wednesday  14:20,   08 april 2020

© Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters Workers working at the Lusail stadium site in Qatar on December 20, 2019. In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic, advocacy groups of human rights call on the six Gulf monarchies to act, in particular in favor of migrant... >>>