Victim of kidnapping, she calls for help via a meal delivery application

A woman trapped in an apartment in the Bronx, New York was rescued last Sunday thanks to a call for help message she sent to a restaurant via the Grubhub application. The local channel WABC, citing local authorities, reported that a 24-year-old woman, kidnapped by a 32-year-old man in her apartment in the Bronx, New […]

Malta: an American “terrified” after being refused an abortion

Andrea Prudente, an American vacationing in Malta, was denied an abortion after her baby won’t survive due to heavy bleeding in her 16th week of pregnancy. Abortion completely banned in Malta Paintedpredominantly Catholic, is the only country in the European Union where theabortion is totally prohibited, even when the fetus is condemned. Andrea Prudente, an […]

London: traces of the polio virus discovered in sewage

“Any form of poliovirus, wherever found, poses a threat to children everywhere,” the WHO warned after traces of the polio virus were found in London’s sewage. The most likely scenario WHO and British authorities announced the news on Wednesday. Traces of a form of polio derived from a vaccine strain were found in samples of […]

The largest bacteria in the world discovered in Guadeloupe

It can be caught with tweezers: the largest bacterium in the world, 5,000 times larger than its peers and with a much more complex structure, was discovered in Guadeloupe, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science. “Thiomargarita magnifica” measures up to two centimeters, looks like an “eyelash” and shakes up the codes […]

Africans Week in the NBA: Kuminga in History

After Hakeem Olajuwon (in 1994), Serge Ibaka (2019), Pascal Siakam (2019) and Mamadi Diakite (2021), Jonathan Kuminga became the fifth African player to become NBA champion. He is also the first national of the Democratic Republic of Congo to win the supreme title. The DRC thus joins Nigeria, Congo, Cameroon and Guinea in the pantheon […]

2AMIS equips health personnel on reception, communication and humanization in hospitals

Afrique Assistance Médicale Internationale et services (2AMIS) has initiated training for the benefit of hospital, clinic and health service managers on the theme “Welcome, communication and humanization in hospitals and health services. The training will be spread over four days, namely from June 6 to June 9, 2022. The opening ceremony took place this Monday, […]

At least 59 people killed in new floods in Bangladesh and India

Most of northeastern Bangladesh was under water on Saturday June 18 and Sunday June 19, as the country faced widespread flooding caused by heavy rains. Schools have been turned into emergency shelters to accommodate residents of flooded villages within hours of heavy flooding. Troops were also mobilized to come to the aid of residents trapped […]

Brazil: the remains of journalist Dom Phillips formally identified

“Comprehensive identification work continues, to better understand the cause of death, the dynamics of the crime and the concealment of the corpses,” she added. Earlier in the day, the police indicated that the elements available to them at this stage of the investigation led to believe “that the killers acted alone, without a sponsor, without […]

Monkey pox: 100,000 doses of vaccine ordered by the EU

This Tuesday, June 14, the European Union (EU) approved an order for 110,000 doses of the monkeypox vaccine. A signed agreement L’European Union signed an agreement with the Danish group Bavarian Nordic, this Tuesday, June 14, for the delivery of approximately 110,000 doses of vaccines against the monkeypox. According to the European Commissioner for Health, […]

Pays de la Loire: The West Rivers: 283 km of waterways between Sarthe and Anjou

June 9, 2022 © Sebastien GAUDARD Anjou, Mayenne and Sarthe have joined forces to launch the Rivières de l’Ouest®, the largest navigable basin in France, bringing together nearly 300 km of waterways. The destination has 4 navigable rivers – Maine, Mayenne, Oudon and Sarthe -, 67 locks, 3 national cycle routes – La Vélofrancette®, […]