Felix Rohatyn, the man who saved New York

DISAPPEARANCE – The former United States ambassador to France, known to have avoided a financial crisis in the metropolis, died on Saturday at the age of 91. By Maurin Picard Felix Rohatyn saved New York City from the worst financial crisis in its history. CHRIS KLEPONIS / AFP For his French friends, he was this […]

in Portland, the battle between anti-racist activists and the federal police

REPORT – For several weeks, the largest city in Oregon has been the site of violent protests. President Trump tries to make it the symbol of the laxity of elected Democrats to present himself as the guarantor of law and order. Amid the smoke from tear gas, a protester faces security forces during a mobilization […]

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi surprised at the hairdresser without a mask

Donald Trump criticized Wednesday the leader of the Democrats in the United States Congress, Nancy Pelosi, for going to a hairdressing salon in San Francisco, where indoor treatments are prohibited because of the Covid-19, and for having removed her mask. “A setup”, defended the President of the House of Representatives, who claims to have followed […]

New York turned into a ghost town

One million people evacuated in New Jersey, New York turned into a ghost town in less than 24 hours, planes grounded, more than three million people without DIMA electricity, nuclear power plants shut down. Hurricane Irene, a “monster” 850 km in diameter, caused chaos on the eastern seaboard of the United States this weekend. It […]

Boris Johnson’s bad pass

DECRYPTION – The conservatives, until then at the top of the polls, have lost 26 points since the imposition of confinement. The British Prime Minister visits Castle Rock School in Coalville on August 26. JACK HILL / AFP London After a Scottish holiday, in the borders of the kingdom to set an example, Boris Johnson […]

Nazi salute during brutal police intervention creates controversy

The Belgian Ministry of the Interior promised Thursday, August 20 to shed light on a police intervention “unacceptable“To control a passenger in 2018 at Charleroi airport (south), during which an official in uniform gave a Nazi salute, a spokesperson told AFP. Police No. 2 announced that he was leaving his duties for an internal investigation […]

surprise resignation of the Minister of Finance amid scandal

Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau announced his resignation on Monday amid rumors of tensions with Justin Trudeau over the management of the pandemic, and while he is at the heart of an ethics scandal also targeting the head of government. «As we enter a new phase in the fight against the pandemic (…), it is […]

Berlin, Paris and Rome threaten sanctions against countries supporting belligerents

France, Germany and Italy declare this Saturday ready to consider sanctions against foreign powers violating the arms embargo in Libya, and called “all foreign actors to stop their interferenceIn this country in civil war since 2011. «We call on all foreign actors to end their interference and respect the arms embargo established by the United […]

Museum or mosque? Turkey decides on the future of Hagia Sophia

Turkey’s highest court rules on the conversion of the former Hagia Sophia into a mosque this Thursday, July 2, a decision that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for, at the risk of creating tension with several countries . A major architectural work built in the 6th century by the Byzantines who crowned their emperors there, […]

judge lifts ban on book written by Trump’s niece

New York appeal court judge lifted late Wednesday night temporary ban on book written by US President Donald Trump’s niece containing potentially explosive revelations three months before presidential election . According to court documents, this decision allows publisher Simon & Schuster to print and distribute the 240-page book by Mary Trump, which is due out […]