Sunday, September 27, 2020

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Armenia declares martial law after deadly fighting between Azerbaijan and Nagorno-Karabakh separatists

Images released by the Armenian Defense Ministry on September 27, 2020. APArmenia and Azerbaijan were on the brink of war on Sunday, September 27, as deadly clashes erupted between Azerbaijani forces and the Yerevan-backed separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region....

China borrows from Xinjiang policies to further sinicize Tibet

Chinese President Xi Jinping during the closing session of the National People's Congress in Beijing, May 28, 2020. NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFPAfter Xinjiang, Tibet: the Chinese authorities have set up in the Tibetan Autonomous Region a program...

Washington restricts technology sale to Chinese semiconductor giant

A Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) building when it opened in Shanghai on November 22, 2001. Claro Cortes / REUTERSThis is a new episode in the war for technological domination between China and the United States. ...

Japan, “a democracy without women”

Japanese Minister of Justice Yoko Kamikawa in Tokyo on September 16, 2020. The cabinet formed by Yoshihide Suga has only two women out of 21 ministers. KAZUHIRO NOGI / AFPJapan has a new government but remains...

North Korea killed a South Korean in its territorial waters, angering Seoul

Obviously anxious for appeasement, the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, has apologized for the death of the South Korean killed by sailors from the North, a tragedy that has stirred up a strong reaction in Seoul. In a...

The great malaise of Japanese democracy

Analysis. Surprises are not a feature of Japanese political life. The coming to power of Yoshihide Suga confirmed this. He formed a cabinet made up half of members of the outgoing government and appointed to the defense...

In Thailand, the economic crisis causes an increase in suicides

Praphai Yodpradit, 71, at the scene where her niece committed suicide after she lost her job during the Covid-19 epidemic in Bangkok on May 26. ATHIT PERAWONGMETHA / REUTERSLETTER FROM BANGKOK ...

Joshua Wong, figure of the pro-democracy movement, briefly arrested in Hong Kong

Josua Wong, in July 2019, during a pro-democracy demonstration in Hong Kong. VIVEK PRAKASH / AFPHe is one of the best-known faces of the pro-democracy mobilization in Hong Kong. Joshua Wong was briefly arrested Thursday,...

survey reports 380 Uighur detention centers in Xinjiang

Long hit by bloody attacks attributed to members of the Muslim Uighur ethnic group, Xinjiang, a huge semi-desert autonomous region in northwestern China, is the subject of a firm security takeover in the name of the fight against terrorism....

China surprises by pledging to achieve carbon neutrality by 2060

A solar power generation plant in Tongchuan, Shaanxi province, China, in December 2019. MUYU XU / REUTERSIt is a glimmer of hope in a sky obscured by climatic catastrophes. For the first time, Tuesday, September 22,...

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Sudan says it has collected compensation

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok in Khartoum on August 21, 2020. EBRAHIM HAMID / AFPSudan has claimed...

long curfew and lingering anger in Louisville

In Jefferson Square, Louisville, Kentucky, September 24. John Minchillo / APAn apparent calm had returned, in the day of Thursday, September...

Emmanuel Macron puts pressure on Lebanese leaders after their “betrayal”

President Emmanuel Macron during a press conference on the political and economic situation in Lebanon, September 27, 2020, in Paris. LEWIS...

Paris SG: follow the Ligue 1 match live

But what is happening to Icardi? Author of 14 goals in his first 17 matches, the other Argentinian in the Parisian attack is...

TikTok soon fixed on its fate in the United States

The immediate future of TikTok in the United States will be sealed on Sunday, September 27, after a hearing before a judge, who is...