1 Maji – Dita Ndërkombëtare e Punëtorëve


[ad_1] 1 Maji njihet si Dita Ndërkombëtare e Punëtorëve. Ky manifestim lindi nga lufta e punëtorëve për të kërkuar dhe siguruar të drejtat, liritë dhe kushtet e punës e të jetesës. “Do të vijë një kohë kur heshtja jonë do të jetë më e fuqishme, se zëri që ju po mbytni sot”. Ishin këto fjalët […]

Having type 2 diabetes in middle age could double dementia risk, study finds


[ad_1] People who develop type 2 diabetes before they turn 60 could double their risk of developing dementia in old age, a study has claimed. French scientists found that dementia at age 70 was twice as likely if someone had been diagnosed with diabetes 10 years earlier. The risk was also increased for people who […]

Reduced emissions from halving drainage depths would be equivalent to 1% of all anthropogenic greenhouse gases — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] Substantial cuts in global greenhouse gas emissions could be achieved by raising water levels in agricultural peatlands, according to a new study in the journal Nature. Peatlands occupy just three per cent of the world’s land surface area but store a similar amount of carbon to all terrestrial vegetation, as well as supporting unique […]

Infection induces antibodies capable of killing infected cells regardless of disease severity — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] Drawing on epidemiological field studies and the FrenchCOVID hospital cohort coordinated by Inserm, teams from the Institut Pasteur, the CNRS and the Vaccine Research Institute (VRI, Inserm/University Paris-Est Créteil) studied the antibodies induced in individuals with asymptomatic or symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection. The scientists demonstrated that infection induces polyfunctional antibodies. Beyond neutralization, these antibodies can […]

Combination of special cooling panels and natural ventilation can minimize disease transmission while saving energy — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] A novel system of chilled panels that can replace air conditioning can also help reduce the risk of indoor disease transmission, suggests new analysis from the University of British Columbia, University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University. The researchers computed air conditioning requirements in 60 of the world’s most populous cities — with the additional […]

A new study suggests that when men and women express the same amount of pain, women’s pain is considered less intense based on gender stereotypes. — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] In a recent study published by the Journal of Pain, co-authored by Elizabeth Losin, assistant professor of psychology and director of the Social and Cultural Neuroscience lab at the University of Miami, researchers found that a patient’s pain responses may be perceived differently by others based on their gender. According to “Gender biases in […]

Rewriting evolutionary history and shape future health studies — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] The network of nerves connecting our eyes to our brains is sophisticated and researchers have now shown that it evolved much earlier than previously thought, thanks to an unexpected source: the gar fish. Michigan State University’s Ingo Braasch has helped an international research team show that this connection scheme was already present in ancient […]

”Forbes”: Shqipëria, një tjetër vend i jetës së ëmbël


[ad_1] Në Tokën e Shqiponjave, ne mrekullohemi pas çdo zbulimi,  shkruan gazetarja Sabah Kaddouri për revistën e njohur ”Forbes”. ”Diçka po ndodh në Shqipëri. Mos është energjia krijuese e një rinie frymëzuese? Apo një dëshirë e fuqishme për të bërë një hap thelbësor në udhën drejt biznesit dhe kohës së lirë? Ngjitur me veriun e […]

The people who shared details of the Covid-19 pandemic that Beijing left out


[ad_1] Meet the truthtellers Chen Mei was perhaps an unlikely hero of the coronavirus pandemic. Chen Mei Chen Mei What he did Archived and republished articles about the early days of the coronavirus on Terminus 2049, including interviews with Ai Fen and Li Wenliang, and a Caixin investigation into the early days of the outbreak. […]

Climate pledges ‘far short’ of meeting Paris Agreement goals, UN warns


[ad_1] He described 2021 as a “make or break year” following the release of a UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) report analyzing the updated climate action plans submitted by 75 nations ahead of November’s COP26 climate summit which found that current policies won’t come close to meeting the goals of the Paris Agreement. […]

Anna Hursey: Table tennis prodigy is helping US President Biden tackle the climate crisis


[ad_1] Yet it isn’t her sporting abilities attracting attention, rather her environmental advocacy, a topic she cares passionately about. That led to the US Embassy getting in touch with Hursey’s mom and dad earlier this year, inviting the youngster to work with US President Joe Biden in his mission to tackle the climate crisis. “I […]

TWA Flight 800 wreckage to be destroyed years after explosion


[ad_1] All 230 people on board the Paris-bound flight were killed. The Boeing 747 was destroyed, and the wreckage fell into the waters of the Atlantic Ocean off the shores of Long Island, New York. The reconstructed wreckage has been used in accident investigation training courses for nearly 20 years, the NTSB said in a […]

The most iconic Paris Fashion Week moments of all time


[ad_1] Written by Leah Dolan, CNN Star-studded front rows, outlandish set designs and the world’s culture capital waiting just beyond the runway — Paris Fashion Week has always been a theatrical celebration of fashion’s very best. The city’s reputation for craft and haute couture means that at every show artistry is expected and flamboyance is […]

Lockdown has made London a boomtown for rats


[ad_1] “There’ll be something in there for sure,” he says, kicking an overflowing waste container. “Rats are like little survival machines; wherever you get reliable access to food waste, they’ll keep coming back.” Coates’ prey has become more conspicuous in London the longer England’s lockdown lasts. What’s more, the animals are on the move. Pest […]

Fracking and Deb Haaland: How to view the Senate debate


[ad_1] The difficulty faced by Haaland is particularly interesting since it’s not just political — opposition or support for a fossil fuel economy — but also scientific. One party wants to actively address climate change and the other does not. What Matters went to CNN’s Drew Kann, who covers climate change for the network, to […]

Daft Punk, French dance duo, are splitting up after 28 years, publicist confirms


[ad_1] Kathryn Frazier told CNN that reports the pair were retiring were true but gave no reason for the split. The Grammy Award-winning act are known for using computerized vocals and wearing robot headgear in public and in all of their music videos. They started the week by sharing a typically enigmatic video, titled “Epilogue.” […]

Mounting confirmation battle sends warning sign to Biden


[ad_1] Growing intrigue over a trio of controversial presidential picks is also underscoring the power of individual senators such as Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, when the partisan balance is so evenly divided. While Biden has seen blue-chip national security selections such as Antony Blinken as secretary of […]

Beijing’s 2008 Olympics were a soft power victory for China, but 2022 may be another story


[ad_1] Remembered today as an event in which record-breaking sporting achievements were matched only by the spectacular pageantry and organization of the Games, the success of the Beijing Olympics was no sure thing. China had never hosted the Olympics before, and in the run-up to the 2008 Games — held under the slogan “One World, […]

Opinion: Ted Cruz isn’t the only issue in Texas


[ad_1] Nearly a year ago, the Covid-19 pandemic began bringing death, disease and economic distress to millions of households. But the disaster hasn’t come alone — a host of others have struck the US in the past 12 months. The 2020 hurricane season broke the record for the number of major storms, forcing meteorologists to […]

Kim Kardashian West files for divorce from Kanye West


[ad_1] Christy Welder, a representative for Kardashian West, confirmed the divorce filing but said Kardashian West had no additional comment. CNN has reached out to West for comment. Details from the filing were not immediately available. West has reportedly been living at their home in Wyoming, while Kardashian West has stayed in California with their […]

US may have enough vaccines to fully vaccinate its population by July


[ad_1] French President Emmanuel Macron is pictured during a video conference meeting with African Union officials at the Elysee Palace in Paris, on February 17. Gonzalo Fuentes/Pool/AFP/Getty Images European countries should allocate 4-5% of their vaccine supply to developing countries, French President Emmanuel Macron has urged ahead of the G7 virtual meeting Friday where the issue is […]

US officially rejoins the Paris climate accord


[ad_1] Hours after he was sworn-in on January 20, President Joe Biden signed an executive order beginning the 30-day process for the US to reenter the global pact. The US had officially exited the agreement late last year on former President Donald Trump’s orders, becoming the first and only country to formally pull out of […]

Opinion: The US is back in the Paris Agreement. Now what?


[ad_1] The US was a key player in helping to deliver the Paris Agreement, with former State Secretary and current US climate envoy John Kerry playing an instrumental role in this successful process. I have been extremely encouraged by the conversations I have had with Kerry and White House National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy — […]

A new UN report proposes a radical shift in the way we think about nature


[ad_1] The report, “Making Peace with Nature,” spans 168 pages and distills the latest science on climate change and mankind’s “war” on the planet. It also argues that amid our pursuit of wealth and security, humans must now learn to value the fundamental “natural capital” of geology, soil, air and water — and urgently. “For […]

Prince Philip spends second night in London hospital


[ad_1] Prince Philip: Decades in public life Britain’s Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, poses in his military dress uniform circa 1990. Prince Philip: Decades in public life Prince Philip was born into the royal families of Greece and Denmark. His family left Greece in 1922 and settled in Paris after his uncle, King Constantine […]

Norway, the UK and Canada are not climate champions. They are climate hypocrites. Here’s why


[ad_1] Many countries produce fossil fuels despite committing to combat climate change. But Canada, Norway and the UK stand out because they are doing that while positioning themselves as climate champions. “The UK is leading the world in the fight against climate change,” a spokesperson from the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, […]

Kryeministri britanik bën thirrje për traktat global mbi pandeminë


[ad_1] Kryeministri britank Boris Johnson sugjeroi të hënën se ai do të mbështeste një traktat global mbi pandeminë që do të vendoste standarde për ndarjen e të dhënave dhe transparencën. Zoti Johnson i bëri komentet gjatë konferencës së tij të radhës për shtypin mbi koronavirusin nga zyra e tij në Londër, ndërsa u pyet lidhur […]

Kryeministri birtanik bën thirrje për traktat global për pandeminë


[ad_1] Kryeministri britank Boris Johnson sugjeroi të hënën se ai do të mbështeste një traktat global mbi pandeminë që do të vendoste standarde për ndarjen e të dhënave dhe transparencën. Zoti Johnson i bëri komentet gjatë konferencës së tij të radhës për shtypin mbi koronavirusin nga zyra e tij në Londër, ndërsa u pyet lidhur […]

Studimi i ri: Antitrupat zgjasin 2 muaj


[ad_1] Antitrupat e zhvilluar nga infektimi me COVID-19 zgjasin rreth 2 muaj për personat që kalojnë një infeksion të moderuar dhe jo në faza të rënda. Në këtë përfundim arrin një studim i publikuar në revistën shkencore Nature nga një grup shkencëtarësh francezë në fushën e mjekësisë në bashkëpunim me Universitetit të Sorbonës në Paris. […]

Si e ndryshojnë pandemitë, shoqërinë njerëzore


[ad_1] Murtaja, Gripi Spanjoll, dhe sëmundje të tjera epidemike e kanë transformuar rrënjësisht mënyrën se si jetojnë njerëzit A do ta ndryshojë botën Covid-19? Po, Po qe se ajo është e ngjashme me pandemitë e dikurshme. Epidemitë dhe sëmundjet virale, kanë diktuar rregullisht rrjedhën e civilizimit njerëzor, duke vrarë miliona njerëz, dhe duke shkatërruar ekonominë. […]

2020, viti i dytë më i nxehtë që prej 1850


[ad_1] Organizata Botërore e Meteorologjisë njoftoi se viti 2020 pritet të jetë viti i dytë më i nxehtë i regjistruar ndër vite, pas 2016. Aktualisht pesë grupe të dhënash të grumbulluara e radhisin vitin 2020 si një vit të karakterizuar nga nxehtësie, thatësira, zjarret dhe uraganet e fuqishëm, viti dytë më i ngrohtë që nga […]

Driton Kuka i kërkon Majlinda Kelmendit të pensionohet


[ad_1] Viti 2021 mund të jetë viti i fundit kur xhudisten kosovare Majlinda Kelmendi do ta shohim nëpër garat ndërkombëtare. Këtë lajm për Kp, e ka konfirmuar trajneri i saj, Driton Kuka, i cili ka deklaruar se Kelmendi i ka rritur tashmë të gjitha ato që mund të arrihen në këtë sport dhe se pas […]

Moda në zi, ndahet nga jeta gjiganti Pierre Cardin


[ad_1] Stilisti francez Pierre Cardin, është ndarë nga jeta. Lajmin e ka konfirmuar familja e tij. Në korrik, ai kishte festuar ditëlindjen e tij të 98-të. Stilisti vizionar dhe pionieri i prêt-à-porter, e dha frymën e fundit në një spital në Paris. Biri i emigrantëve italianë, ai u bë një gjigant i modës dhe stilit. […]

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Before leaving for the Tour de France 2020, all racing cyclists must undergo the strict health protocol as designed by the Union Cycliste Internationale. And it’s in a cell laboratory that cyclists will have to be examined for Covid-19. Accoridng to docs from the hospital Vall d’Hebron, Barcelona, some coronavirus sufferers develop persisting unwanted side […]

Macron urged to press Egypt’s Sisi on human rights during Paris visit


[ad_1] Issued on: 06/12/2020 – 16:17Modified: 06/12/2020 – 16:27 President Emmanuel Macron hosts Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi from Sunday for a three-day state visit with France facing calls from activists that Egypt should not be “indulged” despite the close alliance between Cairo and Paris. Egypt and France have enjoyed an increasingly close relationship under […]

Amid the verbal barbs, Macron and Turkey’s Erdogan may be ideal foes


[ad_1] Issued on: 06/12/2020 – 19:04 Relations between Turkey and France sank to new lows this week as the countries’ heads of state engaged in the latest bout of vitriol that had all the colour and spectacle of a ringside sport. French President Emmanuel Macron has been caught up in a series of verbal spats […]

Amnesty, rights groups urge Macron to press Egypt’s Sisi during Paris visit


[ad_1] Issued on: 06/12/2020 – 16:17Modified: 06/12/2020 – 16:27 President Emmanuel Macron hosts Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi from Sunday for a three-day state visit with France facing calls from activists that Egypt should not be “indulged” despite the close alliance between Cairo and Paris. Egypt and France have enjoyed an increasingly close relationship under […]

Tear gas fired as thousands protest in Paris against security bill


[ad_1] Issued on: 05/12/2020 – 16:24 Thousands protested in Paris on Saturday to denounce police violence and President Emmanuel Macron’s security policy plans which the demonstrators say would crimp civil liberties. In one incident, police fired tear gas and charged after fireworks were launched at their lines. Hooded youths smashed one store window. There were violent clashes between protesters and police […]

‘We’re not Hungary, Turkey or somesuch’: Macron rejects ‘illiberal’ accusations


[ad_1] Issued on: 04/12/2020 – 22:39 French President Emmanuel Macron, in a more than two-hour-long, wide-ranging interview on Friday with the online media outlet Brut, rejected accusations his government had taken an illiberal turn with a contested bill to protect police officers and a crackdown on Islamist groups. The interview, broadcast live by the video-based […]

Erdogan expresses hope that France will ‘get rid of Macron’ as soon as possible


[ad_1] Issued on: 04/12/2020 – 20:00 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he hopes France will get rid of Emmanuel Macron as soon as possible, the latest salvo in an escalating war of words between the two leaders. Turkey is embroiled in a series of disputes with France and its EU partners, from […]

What Hearing Loss Feels Like in ‘Sound of Metal’


[ad_1] Creating an audioscape for a movie about a musician losing his hearing is more complicated than it may seem. The filmmakers behind the new drama “Sound of Metal” wanted to take audiences into the experience of its lead character, Ruben (Riz Ahmed), a punk-metal drummer who is forced to look at his life differently […]

Remembering Giscard d’Estaing, fighting to ski despite Covid-19 & decoding ‘The Crown’


[ad_1] After France lost former president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing to Covid-19 at 94 on Wed., FRANCE 24 took a look back at the “modernist” ex-leader’s life and times. This week, France dropped a controversial measure to curb the filming of police on duty, outlined its vaccine plan and weathered skiers’ dismay at slopes shuttered during the […]

Brexit talks hang in the balance as EU warns it can make no more concessions


[ad_1] Issued on: 04/12/2020 – 08:22 European diplomats warned Thursday they have made all the concessions they can in trade talks with Britain, as Downing Street vowed to press ahead with a UK law that could undermine Brussels’ remaining trust in London. The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier has been in London for six days, […]

UK promises to cut greenhouse gas emissions two-thirds by 2030


[ad_1] Issued on: 04/12/2020 – 00:27Modified: 04/12/2020 – 01:00 British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to announce Friday a new target that he says would reduce the U.K.’s greenhouse gas emissions “faster than any major economy.” The target aims to cut the U.K.’s emissions by at least 68% from 1990 levels by 2030 and […]

A jeni gati për debutimin e Kaltrinës? Shqiptarja nga Parisi e lanson nesër “Borëbardhën”


[ad_1] Në mesin e përplot talenteve në muzikë me banim në Europë, bëhuni gati për emrin e radhës që premton shumë! Fjala është për Kaltrinën, një vajzë e re shqiptare e cila është gati për të shënuar debutimin në muzikë. me anë të rrjeteve sociale, ajo ka paralajmëruar këngën e saj të re të titulluar […]

Macron declares national day of mourning for Giscard d’Estaing on December 9


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 21:06 French President Emmanuel Macron said in a TV address on Thursday evening that France would pay tribute to the late president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing with a national day of mourning next Wednesday, December 9. The centrist former head of state died on Wednesday from Covid-19 at the age of […]

Closed French ski resorts cry ‘catastrophe’ as neighbours keep slopes open


[ad_1] A European dispute on the wisdom of opening ski resorts amid the Covid-19 pandemic has turned into a battle pitting France, Italy and Germany – whose slopes remain shut – against the defiant Alpine nations of Switzerland and Austria, backed by Spain. France’s flag still flutters above the entrance to Châtel’s town hall, but […]

France to investigate dozens of mosques suspected of radicalisation


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 12:56 French authorities will swoop down Thursday on dozens of mosques and prayer halls suspected of radical teachings as part of a crackdown on Islamist extremists following a spate of attacks, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said. Darmanin told RTL radio that if any prayer hall was found to promote extremism […]

Anti-vaccine bastion France warily eyes COVID shots


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain France was once home to the father of immunisation, Louis Pasteur, but it is now among the most vaccine-sceptic nations on Earth—a pressing concern as it prepares one of the biggest vaccination campaigns in its history. Britain’s announcement on Wednesday that it was approving a COVID-19 vaccine for general use […]

French-British duo pick up thousands of discarded Covid-19 masks on 880km trek


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 10:56 Edmund Platt, a British environmental activist, and his French photojournalist friend Frédéric Munsch set off on October 1 to follow the high-speed TGV train line to the French capital, aiming to open people’s eyes to the extent of everyday pollution. “We ended up with 6,300 masks,” Platt told AFP […]

France, world’s most vaccine-sceptic country, warily eyes Covid-19 shots


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 09:54 France was once home to the father of immunisation, Louis Pasteur, but it is now among the most vaccine-sceptic nations on Earth – a pressing concern as it prepares one of the biggest vaccination campaigns in its history. Britain’s announcement on Wednesday that it was approving a Covid-19 vaccine […]

Key dates in the life of former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 08:45 Following are key dates in the life of former French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who died Wednesday, aged 94, of complications linked to Covid-19. February 2, 1926: Valéry Giscard d’Estaing is born in Koblenz, Germany. 1944: Enters the École Polytechnique in Paris, graduating in 1951 from the respected École Nationale […]

PSG beats Manchester United, dodging early Champions League knockout


[ad_1] Issued on: 03/12/2020 – 00:22Modified: 03/12/2020 – 00:23 Neymar scored twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-1 victory at 10-man Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday, leaving both teams’ hopes of reaching the knockout stage uncertain heading into their final group games. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær was left to rue […]

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, ‘modernist’ French president, dies at 94


[ad_1] France’s former president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, who brought about rapid social change and was a leading force in founding the European Union, died Wednesday at the age of 94 from complications linked to Covid-19, his family said. Although Giscard d’Estaing only served a single term as president from 1974 to 1981, his death marks […]

Pompeo criticises Turkey over Russian missiles, alliance reforms at NATO talks


[ad_1] Issued on: 02/12/2020 – 22:25 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo strongly criticised Turkey at a NATO ministerial meeting, participants told AFP on Wednesday, raising the hopes of some allies pushing for sanctions against Ankara. A US spokesman would not confirm or deny the details of Pompeo‘s participation in Tuesday’s foreign minister’s videoconference, but […]

PSG e mposht Manchester Unitedin në “Old Trafford” (VIDEO)


[ad_1] Paris Saint-Germain ka shënuar fitore me rezultat 1-3, ndaj Manchester Unitedit, ndeshje e vlefshme për fazën e grupeve në Ligën e Kampionëve. Neymar i kaloi francezët në epërsi në minutën e 6’. Për 1-1, shënoi Marcus Rashford në minutën e 32’. Parisi e riktheu epërsinë në minutën e 69’ me golin e Marquinhos. Në […]

Formacionet zyrtare: Manchester United – PSG


[ad_1] Janë publikuar formacionet zyrtare për ndeshjen Manchester United – Paris Saint – Germain, që luhet në kuadër të fazës së grupeve në Ligën e Kampionëve. Unitedi do të luajë me formacionin 4-2-3-1. Edison Cavani do të jetë në qendër të sulmit i mbështetur nga Martiali, Fernandes dhe Rashford. ndërsa, PSG do të luajë me […]

UN chief slams ‘suicidal’ war on nature as 2020 on track to be one of hottest years on record


[ad_1] Issued on: 02/12/2020 – 19:26 This year is on course to be one of the three warmest ever recorded, the United Nations said Wednesday, as the UN chief warned the world was on the brink of “climate catastrophe”. The past six years, 2015 to 2020, are set to make up all six of the […]

French ex-minister faces legal complaint over death of 80-year-old struck by police grenade


[ad_1] Algerian national Zineb Redouane died shortly after she was struck by a tear gas grenade in her apartment in Marseille. Two years after her tragic death, relatives have filed a legal complaint against former interior minister Christophe Castaner for “concealing evidence” while investigative journalists have challenged the findings of a ballistic report that cleared officers […]

Mustafa: Me emrin e Ibrahim Rugovës janë identifikuar të gjitha proceset historike të Kosovës, liria, demokracia dhe shtet-ndërtimi


[ad_1] Kryetari i LDK-së, Isa Mustafa, ka kujtuar në 76 vjetorin e lindjes, liderin historik të kësaj partie, Ibrahim Rugovën, raporton Gazeta Blic. Në shkrimin e tij Mustafa shprehet se Rugova ishte një politikan i rralë që me vizionin, dijen dhe përkushtimin e tij u rreshtua kah perëndimi . “Sot, është nder për secilin ta […]

Steps from Eiffel Tower’s original staircase sells for €274,000 at auction


[ad_1] Issued on: 02/12/2020 – 07:59Modified: 02/12/2020 – 08:01 A 14-step chunk of the Eiffel Tower’s spiral staircase was sold for 274,475 euros ($328,427) in Paris on Tuesday, nearly 10 times the guide price, auction house Artcurial said. The nearly-three-metre-high artefact was part of the original 1889 staircase that connected the second and third floors […]

Is China provoking a diplomatic fight with Australia?


[ad_1] China has recently stepped up its aggression towards Australia, from introducing new customs taxes to trolling on Twitter. Relations between the two countries have rarely been so bad and, according to regional experts, the world should be paying attention to the way Beijing is treating Canberra. When Zhao Lijian, China’s foreign ministry spokesperson, posted a […]

French interior minister outlines proposals for police reform amid outcry


[ad_1] Issued on: 01/12/2020 – 12:03 Amid a wave of anger and street protests in France over police violence, Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin outlined proposals for police reform before a National Assembly committee on Monday evening. President Emmanuel Macron‘s ruling party earlier agreed to completely rewrite a draft plan that would have curbed the right […]

Transatlantic divides after Biden win


[ad_1] After Donald Trump’s “America First” agenda exposed longstanding strains in US-Europe relations, Joe Biden’s victory has prompted a Franco-German row over Emmanuel Macron’s vision of “strategic autonomy” – while transatlantic tensions simmer over tech taxes and extraterritorial US law. The US president excoriated European countries’ failure to pay for its own defence in stark terms: […]

New tests identify very early changes in Alzheimer’s disease before symptoms appear


[ad_1] PET scan of a human brain with Alzheimer’s disease. Credit: public domain Researchers at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, together with their colleagues at the Barcelona Beta Research Centre in Spain, the University Medical Centre in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and the University of Paris, have found new forms of tau protein that become abnormal […]

Iranian official blames Paris-based opposition, Israel for death of nuclear scientist


[ad_1] Issued on: 30/11/2020 – 21:12 As a top nuclear scientist was laid to rest in Tehran on Monday, a senior Iranian official said a Paris-based opposition group was suspected of involvement in his assassination alongside Israel and the United States. No one has claimed responsibility for the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who died when […]

France’s Sarkozy complains of being victim of six years of ‘slander’ at corruption trial


[ad_1] Issued on: 30/11/2020 – 18:44Modified: 30/11/2020 – 18:46 Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy complained Monday of being the victim of six years of “slander”, in his first remarks to the court at his landmark corruption trial. Sarkozy became France’s first modern head of state to appear in the dock last week, going on trial […]

French parliament drops draft law curtailing right to film police


[ad_1] Issued on: 30/11/2020 – 16:58 The French parliament has dropped a controversial bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action, the speaker of parliament and MP from French President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party announced on Monday. “The bill will be completely rewritten and a new version will be submitted,” […]

Young adults, unfairly blamed for COVID-19 spread, now face stress and uncertain futures


[ad_1] by Rod Knight, Marie Jauffret-Roustide, Naseeb Bolduc and Pierre-Julien Coulaud, The Conversation Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic there was an enormous amount of concern and attention focused on elderly people—and for good reason: people over the age of 65 years are among the most vulnerable to serious health […]

Locked-down French bookshops reopen in time for Goncourt Prize boost


[ad_1] Issued on: 30/11/2020 – 08:57 Bookshops in France were shuttered a month ago as the country withdrew into its second nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Deemed non-essential then – to the dismay of many – bookshops and other small stores have now reopened for business. Desperate for a boost after a trying month and a difficult […]

Paris prosecutor speaks on brutal police beating of Black man


[ad_1] Issued on: 29/11/2020 – 16:31Modified: 29/11/2020 – 16:35 Four police officers detained after a video appeared to show them beating and racially abusing a music producer in Paris were brought before a judge on Sunday, according to sources close to the investigation. Watch FRANCE 24’s coverage of Paris prosecutor Rémy Heitz’s update on the next stage […]

Covid-19 puts dampener on Christmas reopening of iconic Paris stores


[ad_1] Issued on: 29/11/2020 – 16:05 After another month of lockdown, the doors are finally open again at Paris’s flagship department stores. The Christmas lights are on and the festive window displays are in place, but, with tourists noticeably absent, there might not be much for the stores to celebrate this Christmas. Non-essential shops were finally […]

Prizewinning photojournalist injured covering Paris protest


[ad_1] Issued on: 29/11/2020 – 09:25Modified: 29/11/2020 – 09:29 A press freedom group has denounced the “unacceptable” injury of an award-winning Syrian photojournalist during a Paris protest against police brutality. Ameer Alhalbi, a freelance photographer who worked for Polka Magazine and AFP, was covering the demonstrations over the weekend opposing police violence and the French […]

Gabonese citizens raise the alarm over oil spills by French company Perenco


[ad_1] Issued on: 27/11/2020 – 16:16 Residents of Étimboué in western Gabon have faced multiple oil spills over the past two years. Exhausted and angry, they are speaking out against Perenco, an independent Anglo-French oil company with headquarters in Paris and London, which is currently extracting petrol from about fifty different oil fields in the […]

Europe virus toll crosses 400,000, shops reopen in France


[ad_1] Shoppers flocked to the Galeries Lafayette department store in Paris as it reopened on Saturday Coronavirus deaths topped 400,000 Saturday in Europe, the world’s second worst-hit region, as parts of the continent began to reopen shops for the holiday season. But across the Atlantic fearful US shoppers turned to online outlets for a massive […]

‘Structural’ issues behind the brutality


[ad_1] Issued on: 28/11/2020 – 17:46 A video of a music producer being beaten up by three policemen in Paris has revived the debate about police brutality in France. While the unions say such incidents should be treated as isolated one-offs, others, such as researcher Jacques de Maillard, point to structural problems within the institution.  “Unacceptable ” images that “shame us”: […]

Macron dënon keqtrajtimin nga policia të një producenti muzike me ngjyrë


[ad_1] Presidenti Emmanuel Macron tha të premten se pamjet që tregojnë policinë e Parisit duke rrahur një producent muzike me ngjyrë ishin të turpshme për Francën dhe se qeveria do të duhej të gjente një mënyrë për të rikthyer besimin e publikut tek policia. Prokurorët po hetojnë arrestimin e dhunshëm të Michel Zecler, i cili […]

Eritrea hit by rocket fire as Ethiopia presses ahead with Tigray offensive


[ad_1] Issued on: 28/11/2020 – 11:51 Eritrea’s capital came under fire from Ethiopia’s breakaway Tigray region Friday, raising fears that Ethiopia’s internal conflict could spread as leader Abiy Ahmed resisted calls for dialogue. For more than three weeks now, Ethiopia and Tigray have engaged in fierce fighting that the International Crisis Group said Friday had […]

Anger at police beating galvanises French protests against security bill


[ad_1] Issued on: 28/11/2020 – 09:52 Dozens of rallies are planned on Saturday against a proposed French law that critics say will undermine the media’s ability to scrutinise police behaviour, with the country shaken by footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a black man. French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday said images of police […]

France weighs forcing coronavirus-infected patients to isolate


[ad_1] As France seeks to ease its Covid-19 lockdown and stem the virus’s spread, French President Emmanuel Macron this week proposed compelling those infected to isolate from others. His prime minister Jean Castex followed suit and promised draft legislation on the matter soon. Already, though, the prospect of forcing people to fall in line on […]

Macron ‘very shocked’ by police brutality images as pressure on govt mounts


[ad_1] Issued on: 27/11/2020 – 16:42 French President Emmanuel Macron is “very shocked” by the images of police beating a Black music producer in Paris, a presidential official said on Friday, as pressure on the government mounted with top politicians and sportsmen expressing outrage over the incident. A day after the publication of images of […]

Blondie on her life in rock ‘n’ roll, a former CIA director on Trump and the question of French hygiene


[ad_1] FRANCE 24 spoke to former CIA director Leon Panetta, who says Trump is risking US national security; anger erupts in France over new allegations of police brutality; Blondie’s Debbie Harry on a life of rock ‘n’ roll madness; the question of French hygiene; and fans the world over mourn football great Maradona, who died of a […]

French govt indicates possible backtrack on controversial ‘police filming’ law


[ad_1] Issued on: 27/11/2020 – 00:05 French Prime Minister Jean Castex said Thursday that the government would review the wording of a controversial draft law that would place restrictions on citizens filming the police and publishing the images. In the wake of a new scandal over police brutality that has led to fresh pressure to […]

Sarkozy përballë akuzave për korrupsion


[ad_1] Ish-presidenti francez Nicolas Sarkozy u paraqit në gjyq të enjten për t’u përballur me akuza për korrupsion. Ai akuzohet se është përpjekur për të korruptuar një gjykatës me qëllim që të merrte informacion në lidhje me një hetim rreth fushatës së tij presidenciale të vitit 2007. Ish-kreu i shtetit këmbëngul se është i pafajshëm. […]

Three French police officers suspended over beating of Black man in Paris studio


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 20:52 French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin on Thursday ordered the suspension of three police officers involved in a brutal beating of a music producer in a Paris studio over the weekend. Footage of the incident, showing police officers repeatedly punching the Black man using truncheons, was posted by a news […]

Notre-Dame Cathedral rebuild hits milestone as melted scaffolding cleared


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 20:13 Reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris reached a turning point this week. The removal of the final portions of the scaffolding that melted into a twisted web during last year’s blaze led French Culture Minister Roselyne Bachelot to declare the once-imperiled landmark “saved”, and crucial protective and stabilisation work […]

France pays homage to WWII Resistance hero Daniel Cordier


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 15:04Modified: 26/11/2020 – 15:08 France pays tribute on Monday to one of the last Companions of the Liberation, the most distinguished order of resistance heroes decorated by Charles De Gaulle. Daniel Cordier, who served as secretary to iconic French resistance leader Jean Moulin during World War II, died last week […]

French PM warns against ‘lowering guard’ in fight to curb Covid-19


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 13:25Modified: 26/11/2020 – 13:33 French Prime Minister Jean Castex said Thursday that France appears to be taming the latest wave of Covid-19 infections but cautioned the French not to lower their guard amid a second lockdown. Prime Minister Jean Castex made the comments at a press briefing in Paris on Thursday where he […]

France pays tribute to WWII resistance hero Daniel Cordier


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 07:46Modified: 26/11/2020 – 07:56 France pays tribute Thursday to former WWII resistance fighter Daniel Cordier, who died Nov. 20 aged 100. The small military ceremony will be led by President Emmanuel Macron and attended by Hubert Germain, the last surviving  “Companion of the Liberation”, the Élysée said. Daniel Cordier, who as secretary […]

Ski holidays up in the air as Europe plans for a Covid-19 Christmas


[ad_1] Issued on: 26/11/2020 – 05:29 Germany announced Wednesday that it will push for Europe to ban ski holidays in a bid to curb coronavirus infections, while cases of Covid-19 reached a new peak of more than 60 million globally. The prospect of Christmas behind closed doors rather than on the slopes stretched before Europeans […]

In appointing John Kerry to top role, Biden shows he’s serious about climate


[ad_1] By appointing former senator and secretary of state John Kerry as the first ever US climate leader, President-elect Joe Biden is sending a clear message. He’s not only reversing President Donald Trump’s reversal of America’s commitments to fighting climate change – he also plans to push these commitments much further. “For the first time ever, […]

France risks US wrath with ‘digital tax’ on tech groups’ 2020 earnings


[ad_1] Issued on: 25/11/2020 – 15:16 France will require online technology giants to pay a new “digital tax” on their 2020 earnings, the finance ministry said Wednesday, breaking a truce with Washington over the long-running tax fight that could prompt a round of punitive US tariffs on French goods. “The companies subject to this tax […]

Global Covid-19 lockdowns inflame violence against women


[ad_1] Issued on: 25/11/2020 – 07:47 No country has been spared the coronavirus, nor the scourge of domestic violence which has surged during lockdowns, as the world marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Wednesday. From a spike in rapes in Nigeria and South Africa, increased numbers of women missing in […]

Brazil police arrest supervisor in deadly beating of Black man in Carrefour supermarket


[ad_1] Issued on: 25/11/2020 – 04:43 Brazilian police on Tuesday arrested the supervisor of a Carrefour supermarket in Porto Alegre where security guards beat a black man to death, and accused her of collaborating with the killers. Supervisor Adriana Alves Dutra had the authority to stop the guards from beating 40-year-old Joao Alberto Silveira Freitas […]

‘America is back’, says Biden as he introduces new national security team


[ad_1] Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 23:41 President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday introduced a seasoned national security team which he said was prepared to resume US leadership of the world once Donald Trump leaves the White House. The six women and men he has chosen to be his key diplomats and intelligence advisors said they would implement a […]

Sulm me thikë në Zvicër, plagosen dy persona


[ad_1] Një grua ka sulmuar dy kalimtarë me thikë në qytetin e Luganos në Zvicër. Prokurorët atje thonë se dyshojnë që incidenti ishte motivuar nga terrorizmi. Autoritetet zvicerane po hetojnë një sulm të mundshëm terrorist pasi dy femra u plagosën me thikë në një dyqan në qytetin jugor të Luganos të martën. Policia kantonale në […]

PSG fiton me vështirësi ndaj Leipzigut (VIDEO)


[ad_1] Paris Saint-Germain ka shënuar fitore me rezultat 1-0, ndaj Leipzigut, ndeshje e vlefshme për fazën e grupeve në Ligën e Kampionëve. Golin e vetëm në këtë ndeshje e shënoi Neymar në minutën e 11’ nga penalltia. Pas kësaj fitoreje PSG ngjitet në vendin e dytë me gjashtë pikë. ndërsa, Leipzigu në vendin e tretë […]

French rugby legend Christophe Dominici found dead in park near Paris


[ad_1] Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 19:04Modified: 24/11/2020 – 19:06 Former French rugby international Christophe Dominici has been found dead at the age of 48 in a park near Paris, police said Tuesday. Dominici, who played 67 times for France, was seen by a witness jumping from the roof of a disused building in the Saint-Cloud […]

Violent dismantling of latest Paris migrant camp sparks outrage


[ad_1] Issued on: 24/11/2020 – 18:47 Images of French police violently removing people from a migrant camp in the centre of Paris have sparked shock and condemnation from politicians and NGOs. But aid workers say it is just the latest example of the “infernal cycle” facing migrants in the French capital. The around 500 tents […]

Sonte rikthehet Liga e Kampionëve me ndeshje interesante


[ad_1] Sonte rikthehet Liga e Kampionëve me ndeshje interesante në kuadër të rrethit të katërt në fazën e grupeve në Ligën e Kampionëve. Sot do të zhvillohen tetë ndeshje në dy terminë të ndryshme. Krasnodar – Sevilla dhe Rennes – Chelsea, luhen nga ora 18:55, ndërsa gjashtë ndeshjet tjera nga ora 21:00. Ndeshje interesante pritet […]