Russia says it will quit International Space Station in 2024

Roscosmos chief Yury Borisov told Russian President Vladimir Putin that “the decision to leave this station after 2024 has been made.” “You know that we are working within the framework of international cooperation at the International Space Station. Undoubtedly, we will fulfill all our obligations to our partners, but the decision to leave the station … Read more

Tyrannosaurus rex is the ‘one true king of the dinosaurs’

Not so fast, says new research published Monday, which argues that T. rex shouldn’t be reclassified. Any variations in fossils merely reflect the fact that dinosaurs, like humans, come in different shapes and sizes. “Tyrannosaurus rex remains the one true king of the dinosaurs,” said paleontologist Steve Brusatte, study coauthor of the latest analysis and … Read more

The WHO declares the highest level of alert

For the seventh year after they were established in 2007, the WHO declared the status of urgency of santé publique à portée internationale (USPPI). The institution onusienne l’a fait in 2009 against influenza A (H1N1), in 2014 against Ebola, in 2020 against Covid-19… et vient donc de le faire ce samedi 23 juillet pour enrayer … Read more

Dans Macao confinée, the casinos baissent le rideau

After continental China and Hong Kong, the authorities of the ancient Portuguese colony (1) were aligned, after 11 July dernier, on the draconian policy of « zero Covid »: celle-ci consists in confining and massively testing the population of the apparition of quelques cas, dans l’espoir d’enrayer l’épidémie. Alors that name of cas of Covid-19 … Read more

« Ça ne finira donc jamais ! »

Inexorable, le cycle infernal des confinements en China est relaunched According to the estimates of the Japanese bank Nomura, at the same time 114 million Chinese are available for various restrictions with déplacements, dont des confinements. Ils étaient 66 million already one week. Faced with an epidemic rebond of quelques milliers de cas au niveau … Read more

Resistance on the red carpet at Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival came to a close on May 28, and while the event was as glamorous as usual, the impact of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was reflected throughout the 12-day celebration of all things filmic. This much was clear from the opening ceremony on May 17, when Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appeared on-screen. … Read more

the ras-le-bol des Chinois against the “zero Covid” policy

« Je n’ai jamais vu ça en China ! Le train est totally vide! » Cet Européen expatriate after années in Chinawho “I tried a displacement” hors de sa province le week-end dernier, n’en croit pas ses yeux. If you are avait dit un jour qu’il serait pratiquement seul voyageur du TGV Wuhan (province du … Read more

les mesures sanitaires encore en vigueur à l’étranger

Petit à petit, les restrictions sanitaires disparaissent à travers le monde. In Shanghaï, the strict confinement was established during the last two months at the end of the mercredi juin 1st. Malgré une nette baisse des cas de Covid-19, the totalité des mesures est toutefois loin d’avoir été supprimée dans le pays. Cinémas, salles de … Read more

an unexpected deconfinement in Shanghai

Soulagement in Shanghai. Après plus de deux mois passés sous confinement, la ville a levé des restrictions sanitaires anti-Covid-19. The Chinese economic capital progressively became confined after the end of March to a disturbing flambée de l’épidémie. Il s’agit du deuxième confinement le plus long en China After the debut of the pandemic, after the … Read more

Aux Pays-Bas, le vieux Nokia du premier minister passe mal

Mark Rutte is en principe apprécié pour cela, aux Pays-Bas. The premier minister incarne dans sa vie quotidienne la sobriété budgétaire, qu’il préconise également pour les deniers de l’État. When he became a manufacturer: the 55-year-old celibate vit toujours dans l’appartement modeste de sa jeunesse, circulate a vélo and use an old portable telephone of … Read more