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Coronavirus in Marseille: A dislodged owner burglarized in full confinement

Wednesday  09:45,   08 april 2020

An owner of an evacuated apartment was burglarized in the middle of confinement while he has been fighting for over a year to reintegrate his building © Adrien Max / 20 Minutes A building struck by a peril order in Marseille. CONTAINMENT - An owner >>>

Australian bushfire architecture: Designing homes to withstand flames

Wednesday  09:10,   08 april 2020

With a warming climate making bushfires increasingly likely, Australia's architects say it's more important than ever to design houses that stand a chance against the flames.It wasn't that long ago that Australia was mired in what many... >>>

Coronavirus: in Madagascar, the risky return to the region of thousands of Madagascans

Wednesday  08:16,   08 april 2020

© RFI / Sarah Tétaud At the Ambodivona bus station, on April 7, 2020, people crowd around the buses to find out if they will be able to board or no this day, and flee the capital in which they have been stranded for 15 days. For the past 15 days,... >>>

Coronavirus: More than 1,800 deaths in one day in the United States

Wednesday  08:15,   08 april 2020

HEALTH-CORONAVIRUS-USA: Coronavirus: More than 1,800 deaths in one day in the United States © Reuters / BRIAN SNYDER CORONAVIRUS: MORE THAN 1,800 DEATHS IN ONE DAY UNITED STATES WASHINGTON / NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of new cases of infection >>>

Erdogan under pressure as coronavirus cases spike in Turkey

Wednesday  07:55,   08 april 2020

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has stepped up measures to stem rapidly growing coronavirus cases in Turkey but his refusal to impose a full lockdown to keep the economy afloat is drawing criticism. With gatherings banned, restrictions on... >>>

North Korea Could Be Using Fertilizer Plants to Make More Nuclear Material

Wednesday  05:50,   08 april 2020

Margaret Croy's research shows that North Korea could be extracting uranium from phosphate fertilizers, and her report comes as the country's Sunchon Phosphatic Fertilizer Factory is reportedly "on the eve of completion."Researcher Margaret... >>>

Ecuador builds emergency cemeteries due to coronavirus outbreak

Wednesday  05:05,   08 april 2020

Ecuador builds emergency cemeteries due to coronavirus outbreakAs of Tuesday, the country had 3,995 confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 220 deaths, with 182 more deaths suspected of being linked to the virus. The outbreak has sparked a shortage... >>>

Trump administration weighs lifting coronavirus aid freeze

Wednesday  04:35,   08 april 2020

Agencies are discussing a draft presidential memorandum outlining the proposal, which has yet to land on the president’s desk. The memo is titled “Essential Medical Supplies for Foreign Assistance” and would allow the direct procurement of some... >>>

Niger: the report on embezzlement in defense submitted to justice

Wednesday  04:20,   08 april 2020

© Ludovic MARIN / POOL / AFP Nigerien soldiers stand guard in Niamey, December 22, 2019. It was one of the requests for civil society: the file of embezzlement in the defense sector is now in the hands of justice. This Tuesday, April 7, the... >>>

Trump threatens to suspend US contribution to WHO

Wednesday  04:20,   08 april 2020

© Provided by Le Point Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to suspend US contribution to World Health Organization (WHO), denouncing his management of the pandemic of coronavirus and an attitude that was too favorable to him in Beijing. "We are going... >>>

VIDEO Beijing express 2020: Julie and Denis win the final against Pauline and Aurélie

Wednesday  04:05,   08 april 2020

© screenshot M6 VIDEO Beijing express 2020: Julie and Denis win the final against Pauline and Aurélie After weeks of fierce competition , Julie and Denis arrived first on the finish line of the 2020 edition of Beijing Express! It's been a while... >>>

Pacific's monster storm Harold moves on to Fiji

Wednesday  02:55,   08 april 2020

A deadly Pacific cyclone bore down on Fiji Wednesday after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Harold already claimed 27 lives in the Solomon Islands last week and on Tuesday tore through Vanuatu, destroying much of... >>>

Pandas mate for the 1st time in 10 years after zoo closes to public over coronavirus

Wednesday  02:30,   08 april 2020

Pandas mate for the 1st time in 10 years after zoo closes to public over coronavirusYing Ying and Le Le, both 14 years old, had attempted to mate since 2010 but never managed to successfully do so, according to a press release from Ocean... >>>

Coronavirus: Still no case in North Korea, which tests according to the WHO

Wednesday  02:25,   08 april 2020

© Reuters / Heo Ran CORONAVIRUS: ALWAYS NO CASE IN NORTH KOREA, WHICH TESTS ACCORDING TO WHO GENEVA (Reuters) - North Korea , one of the few countries in the world to have yet to report a single confirmed case of coronavirus, claims to continue to... >>>

China Ends Wuhan Coronavirus Lockdown, but Normal Life is a Distant Dream

Wednesday  01:58,   08 april 2020

China on Wednesday ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the city where the coronavirus first emerged and a potent symbol in a pandemic that has killed tens of thousands of people, shaken the global economy and thrown daily life into upheaval across the... >>>