China responds with military exercises

China announced Friday, September 18, that it had launched military exercises near Taiwan, in response to the arrival the day before a US minister on the island, considered by Beijing as Chinese territory. Sino-American tensions are at their highest in recent months on a large number of subjects, from Hong Kong to trade, including Covid-19, […]

An important program WILL DISAPPEAR. Microsoft withdraws technical support

Microsoft has announced that it will cease technical support for a program used by millions of users. Adobe has announced the “death” of Adobe Flash Player for several years, and most modern browsers don’t even run such content anymore. However, there are two browsers in which Flash content might still work: Internet Explorer and the […]

Bahrain affirms support for Palestinian state by hosting Mike Pompeo

By Le Figaro with AFP US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa of Bahrain. – / AFP The King of Bahrain reaffirmed, receiving Wednesday, August 26, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, that his country supports the creation of a Palestinian state at a time when Washington wants to bring […]

American briefly credited with $ 2.45 billion in bank account

His bank display error was quickly corrected. By Le Figaro The man is a client of the famous Bank of America. BRUCE BENNETT / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / Getty Images via AFP He thought he was a billionaire … for fifteen short minutes. Blaise Aguirre, an American psychiatrist living in the state of Massachusetts, […]

West Nile virus: two dead in Spain

By Le Figaro with AFP 23 people were hospitalized (photo illustration). YURI CORTEZ / AFP Two people have died and 23 have been hospitalized in southern Spain after contracting West Nile fever virus, transmitted by mosquitoes, regional health authorities said on Friday (August 21st). An 85-year-old woman died of illness in a Seville hospital on […]

Les Echos newspaper absent from newsstands due to CGT action

By Le Figaro with AFP The blocking action is claimed by the CGT du Livre (SGLCE), linked to the partial liquidation of the former Presstalis courier. MARTIN BUREAU / AFP The daily Les Echos was not available on newsstands and at newsagents on Thursday, following an action claimed by the CGT du Livre (SGLCE), linked […]

resumption of public worship at the Evangelical Church of Mulhouse

By Le Figaro with AFP Worship open to the public resumed Sunday with strict sanitary measures at the evangelical church of the Christian Open Door in Mulhouse (Haut-Rhin), at the origin of one of the main epidemic foci of the new coronavirus in the country in February, according to the church’s website. On the images […]

Towards a record influenza vaccination season in 2020-2021

Global flu vaccine makers have produced a record number of doses for the 2020-2021 season, as authorities hope to relieve hospitals sick with flu as a rebound in the Covid-19 pandemic is expected. For the 330 million Americans alone, a total of 194 to 198 million doses of vaccine will be produced this season, up […]

Towards a record influenza vaccination season in 2020-2021

Global flu vaccine makers have produced a record number of doses for the 2020-2021 season, as authorities hope to relieve hospitals sick with flu as a rebound in the Covid-19 pandemic is expected. For the 330 million Americans alone, a total of 194 to 198 million doses of vaccine will be produced this season, up […]

Dijon in turn imposes the mask in its city center

By Le Figaro with AFP Following many other departments, the prefecture of Côte d’Or announced Friday, August 14 that wearing a mask would be compulsory in the pedestrian center of Dijon, as well as in the surrounding markets. Pointing at a “acceleration of viral circulation in areas with high population density“, The prefecture indicates in […]