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News : World

Brazil's hospitals reach breaking point as health minister blames new coronavirus variants

Tuesday  00:55,   02 march 2021

Hospital ICUs are reaching their limits across Brazil, as health experts and state officials beg the government to impose stricter lockdown measures to reduce coronavirus transmission. © Eraldo Peres/AP A healthcare worker applies the second dose of >>>

Wiretapping affair: "Stupefaction" and "sadness" on the right after the conviction of Sarkozy

Monday  23:52,   01 march 2021

The right denounces a judicial harassment against Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to three years in prison, one of which is closed © JEE / SIPA The conviction of Nicolas Sarkozy has aroused many reactions on the right TRIAL - The right denounces a... >>>

Bangladesh: protests after the death of a writer in prison, the UN calls for an investigation

Monday  21:40,   01 march 2021

© AFP - MUNIR UZ ZAMAN Students tried to march to the Ministry of the Interior in Dhaka on March 1, 2021 to demand action after Mushtaq Ahmed's death in a top-security prison, which they call "murder", as well as the repeal of the digital security... >>>

UN experts blame Russia for the attempted assassination of Navalny

Monday  21:40,   01 march 2021

RUSSIA-POLITICAL-NAVALNY-UN: UN experts blame Russia for the attempted assassination of Navalny © Reuters / MIKE SEGAR UN EXPERTS CHALLENGE RUSSIA FOR THE ATTEMPTED TO ASSINATE NAVALNY by Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Two independent UN... >>>

If the US boycotts the 2022 Olympics, it should also skip the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Monday  21:04,   01 march 2021

Former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley recently joined a growing list of Republican lawmakers who want the United States to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. © Provided by Washington Examiner Haley's opposition to the games is not... >>>

Britain’s Finance Regulator Cancels Bonus Pay for Top Officials

Monday  20:08,   01 march 2021

Britain’s market regulator has decided to stop paying bonuses to its top officials as it continues to face heavy criticism for its failure to stop a multimillion-pound bond scandal that hit retail investors. © Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg >>>

Protests in Corona times: IG Metall starts warning strikes

Monday  20:08,   01 march 2021

With actions in hundreds of companies, IG Metall warmed up on Monday for its warning strikes in the German metal and electrical industry. © Martin Schutt / dpa-Zentralbild / dpa IG Metall rally on the wood market in Jena. These are to begin on... >>>

Zimbabwe's VP resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations

Monday  20:08,   01 march 2021

Zimbabwe's Vice President Kembo Mohadi resigned Monday in the face of sexual misconduct allegations, apologising for tasks he "failed to do well". Mohadi, a retired soldier and veteran of the country's liberation war, was one of... >>>

SPD wants to go into the election campaign with demands for a wealth tax and a speed limit

Monday  20:00,   01 march 2021

The SPD wants to go into the federal election campaign with demands for a wealth tax and a speed limit of 130 on motorways. In the draft for the program for the federal election, first discussed by the party executive on Monday, the Social... >>>

Zamfara state govt in talks with kidnappers of 317 Nigerian schoolgirls: officials

Monday  19:45,   01 march 2021

Zamfara state govt in talks with kidnappers of 317 Nigerian schoolgirls: officialsThe armed men took the girls from a boarding school in the increasingly lawless northwestern part of Nigeria early on Feb. 26, the region's second school kidnapping in >>>

Departure of the head of the Elysée: a darling of Brigitte Macron expected to succeed

Monday  19:20,   01 march 2021

© Stephane Lemouton / Bestimage Departure of the head of the Elysée: a darling of Brigitte Macron expected to be her succession Since the departure of Guillaume Gomez after twenty-five years of good and loyal service, the name of her possible... >>>

Cas lifts the ban on the Iranian Judo Association

Monday  19:03,   01 march 2021

The international sports court Cas has lifted the ban on the Iranian Judo Association, the Cas announced. The judo world association IJF had excluded Iran from all international competitions and other IJF activities in October 2019. © Roland... >>>

SPIEGEL government monitor: Health Minister Jens Spahn slips in popularity

Monday  18:30,   01 march 2021

A few months ago, the Health Minister was one of the most popular cabinet members. Now he is considered the Corona breakdown minister. A new survey confirms this picture. © Fabian Sommer / dpa The third wave of infections has started in Germany,... >>>

German Social Democrats unveil program for September vote

Monday  18:16,   01 march 2021

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Social Democrats, traditionally the country's main center-left party, on Monday unveiled an election program that seeks higher taxes for top earners and a higher minimum wage while also emphasizing climate protection. >>>

Darmstadt's President Fritsch warns of a "third division scenario"

Monday  18:12,   01 march 2021

The stadium renovation at SV Darmstadt 98 is progressing. In terms of sport, however, the trend is clearly downwards. Those responsible hold the team responsible. © imago images Darmstadt's President Rüdiger Fritsch currently sees a precarious... >>>