Friday, April 10, 2020

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"In India, the most gigantic and most punitive confinement on the planet"

Grandstand. Who can use the expression "gone viral" today without the shadow of a thrill? Who can still look at an object - door handle, cardboard box, shopping bag full of vegetables - without imagining it teeming with these...

Acquitted of pedophile crimes, Cardinal Pell won the last stage of a long legal battle

Cardinal George Pell, released from Barwon Prison, southwest of Melbourne, April 7, 2020. WILLIAM WEST / AFPAfter four hundred and five days spent behind bars, including several months in an Australian high-security prison, Cardinal George Pell, the...

Thailand sets the coronavirus to music

In a market in Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 14. LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA / AFPBANGKOK LETTER In this uncertain era, when fear finally lurked in cities and countryside where recklessness...

Wuhan emerges from containment

GILLES SABRIE FOR "LEMONDE" By Posted yesterday at 10:50 am, updated yesterday at 1:49 pm Reserved for our subscribers ReportActivity resumes slowly in the...

a "disciplinary investigation" opened against an opponent of Xi Jinping

Former real estate magnate Ren Zhiqiang, here on December 3, 2012, was placed under disciplinary investigation by the Communist Party for critical remarks against Xi Jinping. APThe news fell, Tuesday, April 7, a few hours before the...

in Singapore, TraceTogether makes it possible to trace contamination chains without geolocation

Since early April, the city-state of Singapore has experienced a second wave of Covid-19 contamination. Here, a queue outside the Geylang Serai market on April 8, 2020. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFPLaunched on March 20 by the government...

"The coronavirus war is far from over, and Beijing would be wrong to claim victory too soon"

In front of Houhu Hospital where Dr. Li Wenliang died, passers-by lay flowers at the April 4 celebration of the dead in Wuhan. GILLES SABRIÉ FOR "THE WORLD"OWhere has Doctor Ai Fen gone? Her presence on Chinese...

Coexist with the coronavirus, over time

In Singapore in a shopping district on April 5. General confinement measures are again applied in the city-state of 6 million inhabitants since April 7, and until May 4. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFP"World" editorial. Sneaky and unpredictable,...

Japan resolves to declare a state of emergency in the face of the epidemic

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (left) at a special meeting on the measures taken to counter the coronavirus epidemic on April 6. Franck Robichon / APUnder pressure, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe resolved to declare a state of...

Singapore faces a "second wave"

A street in Singapore, April 7, 2020, when the government ordered the closure of all non-essential businesses and schools to curb the spread of the Covid-19 epidemic. ROSLAN RAHMAN / AFPThe specifics of a Singaporean "model" touted...

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Saudi Arabia announces ceasefire in Yemen

Houthi rebels near a hospital in Sanaa on April 8. KHALED ABDULLAH / REUTERSDid the masters of...

In Israel, a minister of health who worries the population

Israeli Minister of Health Yaakov LitzmanIn visits a group of quarantined people on March 2 in Tel Aviv. ARIEL SCHALIT / APLETTER...

Saudi Arabia announces 15-day ceasefire in Yemen

The Saudi-led military coalition, which intervenes in Yemen in...

"In India, the most gigantic and most punitive confinement on the planet"

Grandstand. Who can use the expression "gone viral" today without the shadow of a thrill? Who can still look at an object - door...

Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa sentenced to eight years in prison for corruption

The message "Rafael returns" tagged on a wall in Quito (Ecuador), Tuesday April 7. Dolores Ochoa / APRafael Correa says he is...