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the disturbing excess mortality of ethnic minorities in the United Kingdom

NHS workers in London on May 14. JUSTIN TALLIS / AFPAnalysis. The British government’s response to the coronavirus epidemic was questionable, to say the least, far too slow. The official death toll testifies to this: almost 38,000...

for London and its allies, China is in "direct contradiction" with its international commitments

Chinese President Xi Jinping (center, second row) at the National People's Congress on Thursday May 28. Its approximately 3,000 representatives approved a disputed "national security" law for Hong Kong. Mark Schiefelbein / APThe United Kingdom, the United...

British Premier League resumes June 17

Football fans around the world were waiting for this moment as one would scrutinize the white smoke coming from the Sistine Chapel. On Thursday May 28, the British media announced the resumption of the Premier League championship on Wednesday...

Donald Trump threatens to "shut down" Twitter

Donald Trump visiting a factory in Ypsilanti, Michigan, May 21. Alex Brandon / APDonald Trump has multiplied the threats, Wednesday, May 27. After accusing, the day before, the Twitter platform of"Interfere" in the american election campaign, the...

understand the stakes of the Chinese parliament's “national security” vote

Members of the National People's Congress, May 28. Mark Schiefelbein / APThe recovery of Hong Kong by China continues. Beijing adopted a measure on Thursday May 28 to impose a new security law on the former British...

green light for resumption of Italian Serie A on June 20

A few hours after the announcement of the resumption of the English Premier League on June 17, the Italian Serie A clubs learned that they too were going to return to the football stadiums. "The technical and scientific committee...

Washington threatens to deprive Hong Kong of several privileges granted by the United States

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Washington May 20, 2020. NICHOLAS KAMM / AFPHong Kong, already threatened with losing part of its fundamental freedoms and legal independence with the future Chinese national security law, risks losing...

"Europeanism has gone out of fashion in London, and the free trade area is back in force with its destructive power"

Grandstand. London made public on May 19 its draft "full free trade agreement" on which it wishes to base its future relationship with the European Union. The concept of a free trade area is both an economic term -...

Border tensions between China and India in the Himalayas

In New Delhi, in June 2016. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFPBorder disputes are re-emerging between India and China, three years after the face-to-face meeting of two and a half months which the two Asian giants had lent themselves...

The closed door or the announced death of French rugby

Stade Mayol in Toulon, April 18. Frédéric Porcu / SPORTS PRESSIn rugby, eardrums are not used to silence. At least not yet. Scheduled for September 5, the start of the 2020-2021 Top 14 season could take place...

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