Solomon Islands: third day of riots, a curfew imposed in the capital

Solomon Islands third day of riots a curfew imposed in

Screen capture from video showing riots in Solomon Islands capital Honiara on November 25, 2021. CHARLEY’S PLATE / AP The capital of the Solomon Islands is now placed under curfew for an indefinite period. The measure came into effect Friday, November 26 in Honiara after a third day of riots in the city. During the … Read more

“Between China and Africa, the relationship is deeply asymmetric”

Between China and Africa the relationship is deeply asymmetric

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Senegalese await the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping at Dakar airport in July 2018. STRINGER / … Read more

In Canada, Justin Trudeau’s new Speech from the Throne, read for the first time by an Indigenous woman

In Canada Justin Trudeaus new Speech from the Throne read

Governor General Mary Simon delivers the Speech from the Throne with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa on November 23, 2021. SEAN KILPATRICK / AFP Two months after regaining his seat as Prime Minister, again at the head of a minority government after a snatch victory obtained on September 20 following the early federal … Read more

In Kent, volunteers mobilize in favor of migrants

In Kent volunteers mobilize in favor of migrants

Migrants wait on a bus, after being brought to Dover, Kent (UK) on November 25, 2021. GARETH FULLER / AP The sea is gray, slack, almost empty. At one end of the pebble beach in Hastings (United Kingdom), in Sussex, the sea rescue hangar (the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, RNLI) is closed, his boat is … Read more

Algeria in search of a response to the Morocco-Israel military axis

Algeria in search of a response to the Morocco Israel military

To not miss anything on African news, subscribe to the newsletter of World Africa from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra at a press conference in Algiers, August 24, 2021. RYAD KRAMDI / … Read more

The summit of democracies, a balancing act for Washington

The summit of democracies a balancing act for Washington

US President Joe Biden during a virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping from the White House in Washington on November 15, 2021. SUSAN WALSH / AP In his foreign policy, Joe Biden tries to draw a big picture: the struggle of democracies against the camp of authoritarian regimes, led by China. Fatally, this logic … Read more

Cricket scandal: in the UK ordinary racism is no longer tolerated

Cricket scandal in the UK ordinary racism is no longer

LETTER FROM LONDON Former cricketer Azeem Rafiq testifies at a parliamentary hearing on sport governance in London on November 16, 2021. AP Great unpacking in the midst of British cricket – a national passion. Azeem Rafiq, a former professional Yorkshire County Cricket Club (YCCC) player, dared to accuse the club of “Institutional racism”. Since then, … Read more

Morocco, Israel sign ‘unprecedented’ security deal

Morocco Israel sign unprecedented security deal

The Minister Delegate in charge of the administration of Moroccan national defense, Abdellatif Loudiyi, and the Israeli Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz, in Rabat, on November 24, 2021. ARIEL HERMONI / AFP Barely a year after the normalization of their relations, Morocco and Israel took a spectacular step towards each other on Wednesday, November 24. … Read more

China reaffirms an “unwavering” zero Covid strategy

China reaffirms an unwavering zero Covid strategy

Medical personnel in protective suits during training for the China Ice Sports College hockey team at the Experience Beijing Ice Hockey Domestic Test Activity in Beijing on November 10, 2021. MARK SCHIEFELBEIN / AP Cities where, due to a single case of Covid-19 detected, all the lights turn red to prevent all traffic, trains canceled … Read more

A forest has grown on pebbles: in Niger, the Great Green Wall is advancing slowly

A forest has grown on pebbles in Niger the Great

At the Simiri site, in Niger, on November 13, 2021. BOUREIMA HAMA / AFP On the ground, goats bite the seeds of acacia, a shrub with formidable thorns: once a lunar landscape, the Simiri plateau, a town located about a hundred kilometers north of Niamey, has turned into a small paradise for wildlife and flora. … Read more