Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, former president of Mali, is dead

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita former president of Mali is dead

Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta, during the G5 Sahel, in Nouakchott, the Mauritanian capital, on June 30, 2020. POOL / REUTERS “President “IBK” [Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta] died this morning at 9 a.m. [10 heures, heure de Paris] at his home “, in Bamako, told Agence France-Presse (AFP) a member of his family on Sunday 16 January. This information … Read more

Hostage-taking in Texas: the kidnapper was British; London “condemns an act of terrorism and anti-Semitism”

Hostage taking in Texas the kidnapper was British London condemns an

A law enforcement vehicle outside the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue, January 16, 2022, in Colleyville, Texas. The four people who were held hostage in the building were released safe and sound after more than ten hours of captivity by an armed man. BRANDON BELL / AFP The American authorities opened, Sunday, January 16, an investigation … Read more

Microsoft has detected an attack aimed at sabotaging Ukrainian state computer systems

Microsoft has detected an attack aimed at sabotaging Ukrainian state

The situation is more serious than it initially appeared. Saturday January 15, Microsoft has warned that it has detected a computer attack aimed at making computer networks belonging to the Ukrainian state unusable. This new attack could be linked to the one that hit several government sites on Friday, but unlike the latter, the attack … Read more

Rise and fall of Jair Bolsonaro’s “teacher”

Rise and fall of Jair Bolsonaros teacher

By Bruno Meyerfeld Posted today at 05:17 Reserved for our subscribers PortraitErudite and outrageous, Olavo de Carvalho is the mastermind of the Brazilian far right. Thanks to social networks, he contributed to placing, in 2018, Jair Bolsonaro at the head of the country. But less than a year from the presidential election, his conspiratorial “fake … Read more

United States: Hostage taking in progress in a Texas synagogue

United States Hostage taking in progress in a Texas synagogue

Police forces are deployed near the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, where a hostage situation is underway, January 15, 2022. ANDY JACOBSOHN / AFP Negotiations have been going on for several hours. A police operation is underway on Saturday, January 15, for a hostage-taking in a synagogue in Texas, United States. ABC News, … Read more

United Kingdom: serial “booze parties” in Downing Street in the midst of a pandemic

United Kingdom serial booze parties in Downing Street in the

Boris Johnson (bottom right) and his wife Carrie, during the booze party on May 20, 2020, in the garden of 10 Downing Street. GUARDIAN / EYEVINE / BUREAU233 The British already knew for the end of 2020 Christmas parties in Downing Street, with board games and all-you-can-eat canapes, when they were all deprived of family … Read more

Dakar: Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah wins his fourth car rally, Sam Sunderland doubles the lead on a motorcycle

Dakar Qatari Nasser Al Attiyah wins his fourth car rally Sam

Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah and his French co-driver, Mathieu Baumel, won the car category on the Dakar, which took place in Saudi Arabia, on January 14, 2022. FRANCK FIFE / AFP And four. After winning in 2011, 2015 and 2019, Qatari Nasser Al-Attiyah won the 2022 edition of the Dakar in the car category on Friday … Read more

Novak Djokovic placed again in detention in Australia, pending a court decision on his fate

Novak Djokovic placed again in detention in Australia pending a

Novak Djokovic in training, January 12, 2022, in Melbourne. MARK BAKER / AP The outcome of the Novak Djokovic soap opera in Australia is getting closer. But pending a court decision on his case, the world number 1 in tennis, who is not vaccinated against Covid-19 and whose visa has been canceled a second time, … Read more

What do the newly released emails say about the origin of SARS-CoV-2?

What do the newly released emails say about the origin

At the start of the pandemic, did American health authorities hide from the general public that SARS-CoV-2 could have come from a laboratory? This is the conclusion that some draw from a document of about ten pages made public on January 11, 2022 by the Republican Party, targeting Anthony Fauci, director of the American National … Read more