Saturday, March 6, 2021

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China dictates new command in Hong Kong: be a patriot

In Hong Kong, March 5. KIN CHEUNG / AP The new principle according to which "Only patriots can rule Hong Kong" having been expressed in January by Chinese President Xi Jinping himself, no one in Hong...

New demonstrations in Burma, where the mobilization does not weaken despite the repression

Protesters salute with three fingers in a sign of resistance against the military coup in Burma, Saturday March 6 in Mandalay. STR / AP Pro-democracy protesters took to the streets again on Saturday March 6 in...

Xi Jinping calls for increased use of Mandarin in Inner Mongolia region of China

Chinese President Xi Jinping at the National People's Congress in Beijing on Friday March 5. ANDY WONG / AP Beijing does not intend to be overwhelmed on the cultural question in the region of Inner Mongolia....

China projects itself into the post-Covid era

Premier Li Keqiang during his opening speech at the annual session of parliament on March 5 in Beijing. CARLOS GARCIA RAWLINS / REUTERS Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kicked off the two sessions of the Chinese Parliament...

In Burma, protester killed after another day of protests

A protester holds up a makeshift shield bearing an image of military junta leader Min Aung Hlaing in Yangon on March 5. STR / AFP A protester was killed by police fire during a demonstration in...

China, an empire attacking the law of the sea

Posted today at 1:09 p.m. Reserved for our subscribers StoryBy displaying its sovereignty in the South China Sea, Beijing is making so-called “historic” rights prevail over the international rules adopted...

Xi Jinping’s dream

Posted today at 05:53, updated at 07:17 Reserved for our subscribers ReportThe Chinese president wants to make the island located between Hong Kong and Vietnam a major tourist and commercial...

call to evacuate the coast in New Caledonia

Many residents are driving to the heights of Whangarei, New Zealand, as a tsunami warning was issued on March 4. MIKE DINSDALE / AP A tsunami warning across the Pacific region was issued Thursday, March 4,...

Kyal Sin, 19, becomes symbol of repression in Burma after being killed by junta

A hearse takes Kyal Sin's coffin to Mandalay on Thursday, March 4, 2021. STR / AP In a few hours, she became the symbol of the resistance of the Burmese youth against the murderous army. ...

Indian Supreme Court President offers rapist to marry victim to avoid jail

Before the Indian Supreme Court, New Delhi, in January 2020. ANUSHREE FADNAVIS / REUTERS The words were spoken within the confines of India's highest jurisdiction. They emanate from its most eminent representative. Monday 1er...

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Senate adopts Joe Biden’s $ 1.9 trillion plan

After hours of debates, frenzied negotiations and a marathon vote on numerous amendments, the US Senate finally approved, on Saturday March 6, the $...

In Iraq, Pope Francis and Ayatollah Al-Sistani plead for peace and equality for Iraqis of all faiths

Pope Francis in Ur (Iraq), March 6, 2021. AYMAN HENNA / AFP Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, spiritual authority of the Shiites...

China dictates new command in Hong Kong: be a patriot

In Hong Kong, March 5. KIN CHEUNG / AP The new principle according to which "Only patriots can rule Hong Kong"...

Lens and Lorient out of the race, Montpellier has difficulty qualifying

Red Star striker Pape Meissa Ba opened the scoring in the 21st minute against Lens, Saturday March 6 at the Stade...