Julian Assange: British justice authorizes the challenge of his extradition to the United States before the Supreme Court

Julian Assange British justice authorizes the challenge of his

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on January 13, 2020 in London. HENRY NICHOLLS / REUTERS The legal saga is not over yet. The High Court of London authorized, Monday, January 24, the founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, to challenge before the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom the court decision authorizing his extradition to the United … Read more

Winter storm: thousands of flights canceled in the eastern United States and Canada

Posted today at 10:05 a.m., updated at 11:57 a.m. In images, in picturesMore than 1,700 domestic and international flights were canceled Monday evening, in addition to 3,000 the previous day, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. Tuesday morning, only 175 flights had been canceled. The eastern United States and Canada were slowly returning to normal … Read more

United States: Hostage taking in progress in a Texas synagogue

United States Hostage taking in progress in a Texas synagogue

Police forces are deployed near the Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, where a hostage situation is underway, January 15, 2022. ANDY JACOBSOHN / AFP Negotiations have been going on for several hours. A police operation is underway on Saturday, January 15, for a hostage-taking in a synagogue in Texas, United States. ABC News, … Read more

United Kingdom: serial “booze parties” in Downing Street in the midst of a pandemic

United Kingdom serial booze parties in Downing Street in the

Boris Johnson (bottom right) and his wife Carrie, during the booze party on May 20, 2020, in the garden of 10 Downing Street. GUARDIAN / EYEVINE / BUREAU233 The British already knew for the end of 2020 Christmas parties in Downing Street, with board games and all-you-can-eat canapes, when they were all deprived of family … Read more

Faced with Omicron, the United States decided to keep schools open

Faced with Omicron the United States decided to keep schools

A student shows her negative Covid-19 test result at the entrance to Olive-Vista Middle School in Sylmar, California, January 11, 2022. FREDERIC J. BROWN / AFP LETTER FROM WASHINGTON Please, it’s not going to start again! Here is a summary of the state of mind of parents of students in the United States at the … Read more

In the United States, the commission of inquiry on January 6 assigns four social networks to testify

In the United States the commission of inquiry on January

The Capitol in Washington on January 13, 2022. DANIEL SLIM / AFP The American parliamentary committee responsible for shedding light on the assault on the Capitol announced, Thursday, January 13, to assign four social networks to testify in their investigation. Alphabet (parent company of YouTube), Meta (that of Facebook), Reddit and Twitter are targeted by … Read more

In the United States, a 2020 presidential campaign completely upset by the health crisis

In the United States a 2020 presidential campaign completely upset

Donald Trump takes off his mask upon his return from the hospital to the White House on October 5, 2020. He had been hospitalized after contracting Covid-19. NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP A jostled campaign, truncated nomination conventions, a candidate hospitalized, results unveiled not on the night of the vote but four days later: the 2020 … Read more

Covid in the world: the United Kingdom deplores more than 150,000 deaths since the start of the epidemic

Covid in the world the United Kingdom deplores more than

The United Kingdom recorded Saturday, January 8, 313 new deaths due to Covid-19, bringing to 150,057 the total number of people who have died since the start of the pandemic in this country, one of the most bereaved in Europe. In Mexico, officially 300,000 deaths have been counted. More than 2 million daily cases of … Read more

United States: twelve dead, including eight children, in the fire of a social housing building in Philadelphia

United States twelve dead including eight children in the fire

The blackened windows on both floors are a testament to the virulence of the fire that broke out in the Fairmont neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pa., On January 5, 2022. MATT ROURKE / AP Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney recalls ” one of the most tragic days in history ” from the city. Twelve people, including eight … Read more

Joe Biden promises, once again, a response from the United States and its allies in the event of an invasion of Ukraine by Russia

Joe Biden promises once again a response from the United

On the left, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Riga (Latvia) in October 2019; on the right, US President Joe Biden, in Rehoboth Beach (State of Delaware, United States), in June 2021. GINTS IVUSKANS, JIM WATSON / AFP The year 2002 has barely started, but Joe Biden does not intend to tone down the Ukrainian issue. … Read more

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